Just the thought of interacting with a companion app sounds wrong. So often they're shallow, half-baked experiences that serve little purpose beyond nickel and diming their audience into spending more money on a game that they've already shelled out a substantial amount for.

And there's no doubt that MyNBA2K17 is designed to generate some extra money for 2K. But while it exists as a way to scan your face and check your stats in NBA 2K17, it also comes with a mobile card game that's disturbingly entertaining.