FIBA Basketball Manager 2008 Gains Competitive Edge

7th August 2007

FIBA Basketball Manager 2008 has become the official game of Eurobasket 2007, the European Championships to be held in Spain in September‘07.

You too could be playing ball with Europe’s finest as long as you engage shrewd financial and management tactics with FIBA Basketball Manager 2008. Bag the biggest sponsorship deals, woo the best players and draw in the crowds to create a wild atmosphere at the stadium.

As the manager, the team and stadium’s success is down to you! Be sure to sell out of tickets and stock the stadium’s shop with great merchandise to excite customers and bring in the cash. All this will help to pay for essential overheads such as arena upgrades, media costs and staff wages.

However, you’ll need to use your budget wisely so that you can offer your superstar players an attractive salary, and trade players between International and English teams to put together the top line up in the championships. First-rate financial management of these contracts is key; should a player get injured, they will need replacing.

Break down essential team tactics by taking your players through their moves and use one of the 3 ways; direct score, 2D view or 3D view to study the game’s result. Use the comprehensive tactics page to get the low down on killer moves that will give your team that extra edge.

Now that you have all the managerial knowledge needed to put your team courts ahead of the rest, it’s time to get out there and play ball…

Publisher: XIDER Games / Daedalic Entertainment

Developer: Hexarts / Prime Games

UK Distributor: Pinnacle Software

Official web: www.XIDER-games.com

Release date: Early September 2007

Price:£19.99

PEGI: 3+

Format: PC CD-Rom

Genre: Sports Management

About XIDER

XIDER is a division of bhv Software GmbH&Co.KG, an international software publisher for over 20 years based in Germany. Throughout 2007, XIDER is launching a number of role-play, adventure, racing, sporting and combat games targeting all age groups. The games are available on PC or Nintendo DS platforms. www.XIDER-games.com

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