With the NBA season just around the corner, videogame hoopsters should be glad to hear that ESPN NBA 2K5 is currently in production and will ship to retail stores September 28, 2004 for the low price of $19.99.

The game will feature several improvements over last year's game including:

Next Movement, which is a new momentum based gameplay system offering gamers a realistic difference in control, based on a player's real-life attributes.

A completely redesigned interface accompanies a host of features including training camps, new simulation models and in-depth weekly wrap-up shows.