The first sign of life for the next NBA Live console game may have come from Korea
The South Korea Ratings Board recently classified a gameÂ called "The Drive to NBA Live" for Xbox One and PlayStation 4. This may be the first indication that the new NBA Live promised by EA to be out before April is nearing release, or the translation could be literal as far as it being an introduction in the form of a demo for that upcoming game.Â In America the Entertainment Software Rating BoardÂ has not ratedÂ anything new NBA Live.
EA has a strong presence in South Korea with PC gam...
First Set of Pastapadre Community Award Winners for 2016
After weeks of collecting votes â€“ the total of which exceeded 33,000 â€“ itâ€™s time to begin announcing the winners of the 2016 Pastapadre Community Awards. The results for the first 4 of 12Â categories are examined today! Here are the winners of Best Gameplay, Best Franchise Mode, Best Online Play, and Best Mobile Game.Â (more…)...
NFL Playoffs Solo Challenge campaign added to Madden NFL 17 Ultimate Team
After a considerable stretch without a new Solo Challenge campaign in Madden NFL 17 Ultimate Team one has been added for the NFL Playoffs. The new set of 36 challenges involve playing through some of the most memorable moments in Playoff history and finishing off scenarios against this year's field of teams. The solos expire on January 29.
In completing all 36 challenges earnings would be 56,000 Coins and a total of 16 packs: 5 Contract Packs, 3 Pro Packs, 2 NFL Playoffs Packs, an AFC Pac...
The Line Drive for January 15
The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didnâ€™t necessarily warrant their own postings.
â™¦Here are the steps to take to move the Chargers to Los Angeles in Madden NFL 17.
â™¦Last chance to cast your votes in the 12 categories of the 2016 Community Awards.
â™¦All Nintendo Switch games available for pre-order on Amazon are 20% off with Prime.
â™¦The FIFA game for Switch may be built off the last-gen 360/PS3 gameplay engine.
â™¦NBA 2K18Â on Switc...
2016 Pastapadre Community Awards Voting Coming to a Close Soon
The polls in the annual Pastapadre Community Awards will be closing on Monday morning. The 12 categories for 2016 have been open now for a number of weeks and collected tens of thousands of votes in the process yet there are still some too close to call.
2016 was aÂ strong stretch for the sports gaming genre but unlike recent years there was no one game that appeared to be the standout. Each gameÂ had its share of highs and lows and that's represented in the nomination distribution.Â NBA ...
Press Row Podcast: Nintendo Switch Details
The highly anticipated home/handheld hybrid Nintendo Switch will release on March 3rd for $300, eventually require a paid subscription for online play, and expanding storage will a be a practical necessity by adding on a separately purchased SDXC memory card. Switch has a dismal launch lineup outside of the new Zelda, while sports games look to be a ways off with FIFA and NBA 2K18 both officially in development but not releasing until later in the year.
Rich Grisham and T.J. Lauerman join...
ARMS is a boxing-like game for Switch
There will be a wait for for traditional sports games on the Nintendo Switch, with FIFA coming "later in the year" and NBA 2K18 in September, but the first game that could qualify for the genreÂ is an arcade take on boxing called ARMS. While it's being demonstrated as motion controlled using the Joy-Cons it'll also be playable with traditional controls. ARMS willÂ release in spring meaning it'll be out before June 20 and sell at a premium $60 price.Â (more…)...
Nintendo Switch coming 3/3 for $300
Nintendo just held their highly anticipated reveal event for the home/portable hybrid system Switch and announced details about its release, capabilities, and games in development.
The Nintendo Switch will launch worldwide on March 3 with a price of $300. The online service will initially be free but after a period of time will transition to a paid service.
The system offers three different ways to play with TV Mode, Tabletop, and Handheld. The detachable Joy-Cons feature rumble and mo...