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  • The top wide receivers in Madden NFL 17
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    Posted July 23rd, 2016 at 11:15 am No Comments »

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    Wide receiver is the latest position to have the top five players revealed for Madden NFL 17 along with some of their key ratings. The retirement of Calvin Johnson opened up a spot for Odell Beckham Jr. to claim but the other four return with the rankings they finished off with last season and with a few increases made to specific attributes.

    T-#3 DeAndre Hopkins –  93 Overall
    T-#3 A.J. Green – 93 Overall
    T-#3 Odell Beckham Jr. – 93 Overall Read more

  • Last season’s best running backs remain at the top of the class for Madden NFL 17
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    Posted July 22nd, 2016 at 9:45 am 1 Comment »

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    EA Sports has revealed the top five running backs for Madden NFL 17, and with Marshawn Lynch retired it’s the group that finished up Madden NFL 16 at the very top and they’ll start the new game even in the exact same order.

    #5 Lamar Miller – 88 Overall
    #4 Jamaal Charles – 89 Overall Read more

  • MLB The Show 16 roster update details for week 15 of the season
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    Posted July 22nd, 2016 at 7:00 am 2 Comments »

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    With the August 1 trade deadline closing in the next few roster updates for MLB The Show 16 will be delivering more roster movement than usual, and that’ll potentially have an impact on every mode in the game. Today’s update features the trade of Drew Pomeranz to the Red Sox while the Mike Montgomery deal came too late in the week to be included.

    The Indians are the biggest beneficiaries of the latest update with Corey Kluber rising 3 points to 90 Overall and Francisco Lindor going up 2 to 89 Overall. Kluber received +13 in the H/9 category, while Lindor got an upgrade to his arm and fielding attributes.

    Other movement of note includes Dellin Betances (-1 to 91), Giancarlo Stanton (+1 to 88), Aledmys Diaz (+4 to 81), Jon Gray (+5 to 80), Dioner Navarro (-6 to 74), Dylan Bundy (+6 to 73), and Dario Alvarez (+9 to 67). Mariners reliever Edwin Diaz, who made his major league debut on June 6 and has 42 Ks in 21 IP, has still yet to be added to the game.

    New Flashback cards this week are Prime Justin Verlander (97 Overall), Prime Jacoby Ellsbury (96), Rookie Ellsbury (87), Rookie Manny Machado (87), and Rookie Verlander (80).

  • New and modified rewards for Battle Royale with patch to MLB The Show 16
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    Posted July 21st, 2016 at 1:00 pm No Comments »

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    A new patch went out today for MLB The Show 16 that has modified the reward system for Battle Royale. The draft-style mode within Diamond Dynasty that features a run of 3 inning games that ends with 2 losses will now award players at thresholds differing from the previous levels of 2 wins, 6 wins, 12 wins, and 20 wins.

    Card rewards will now be granted at 3 wins, 6 wins, 9 wins, 12 wins, and 20 wins. Additionally, rewards will be better for a team that goes 12-0 vs a team that loses once on the way to 12 wins, and the highest value cards will be given at both 12 and 20 wins.  Read more

  • Top rated quarterbacks in Madden NFL 17 come in slightly lower rated than last year
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    Posted July 21st, 2016 at 10:30 am 8 Comments »

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    EA Sports today revealed the top five rated QBs in Madden NFL 17. Four players return to the group from where they finished last season. Carson Palmer is no longer in the top of the class with Russell Wilson edging his way in.

    #5 Russell Wilson – 91 Overall
    #4 Ben Roethlisberger – 93 Overall  Read more

  • Top rated rookies in Madden NFL 17; ratings scale looks to have stayed the same
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    Posted July 20th, 2016 at 2:00 pm 12 Comments »

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    With the rollout of the player ratings for Madden NFL 17 now underway EA Sports began today with a look at the highest rated rookies.

    #10 Hunter Henry, TE, Chargers (Rd 2, Pick 4) 78 Overall
    #9 DeForest Buckner, DE, 49ers (Rd 1, Pick 7) 78 Overall
    #8 Corey Coleman, WR, Browns (Rd 1, Pick 15) 78 Overall  Read more

  • A look at the Physical Play Overhaul in FIFA 17
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    Posted July 20th, 2016 at 12:45 pm 1 Comment »

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    In the final of four segments focused on gameplay-related improvements to FIFA 17, a new video from EA Sports goes over the work that’s been done in terms of physicality. “A transformation in the way players physically interact in all areas of the pitch. Control is now in your hands as you battle for space and possession.”

    Pushback Tech
    Pushback Tech innovates in trapping, dribbling, physics, and defending to create true-to-life battles for position and the ball. This is especially important when you want to control the ball and buy time for a teammate to make a run or get into a supporting position.

    New Physical Interactions
    Interactions come to life in realistic detail across the entire pitch, like goalkeeper collisions, across-body tackles, 50/50 battles, jostling while ball is in the air and ball control while shielding.

    360° Shield Dribble
    New proximity-based shielding will help you fend off opponents and keep possession. Defenders can be shielded out as you dribble in any direction.

  • NBA 2K17 gets League Expansion feature and new ways to start Franchises
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    Posted July 19th, 2016 at 10:15 am 33 Comments »

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    2K Sports today unveiled the first new feature to expect with NBA 2K17. League Expansion is being added to MyGM and MyLeague that will allow for them to grow to as large as 36 teams. Additionally, seen in the screenshot above, you’ll be able to start franchises in new ways with a “Start Today” option and Playoffs mode.  Read more

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