FIFA 15 Demo Generates Additional Enthusiasm Ahead of Release
One might think a demo for a new FIFA release would hold little relevance. The series turns in the biggest selling game in the world every year now. However in the poll posted last week to gauge response to the FIFA 15 demo over 4K votes rolled in and the results paint a picture of a franchise that could grow even beyond the remarkable standing it already holds by appealing to potential new consumers while still holding strongly on to returning ones. EA is doing this by improving across the ...
The Line Drive for September 14
The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didnâ€™t necessarily warrant their own postings.
â™¦Madden NFL 15 is available for just $50 on XB1/PS4 and $40 on 360/PS3.
â™¦For those seekingÂ eps of The Daily Dish a YT playlist has been set up to house them.
â™¦EA Sports has released a new celebrations tutorial videoÂ for FIFA 15.
â™¦EA Sports has now listed out the top 20 fastest players in FIFA 15.
â™¦EA Sports has released the ratings for new legend...
Press Row Podcast 100th Episode
The Press Row Podcast has reached the 100th episode milestone. The show isn't about commemorating that but instead focuses on the panel's continued thoughts on Madden NFL 15 after nearly three weeks of release, impressions of The Golf Club which includes some spirited debate over its merits, and an assessment of the situation surrounding NHL 15.
Check out the podcast through iTunes for iOS, theÂ Stitcher app for Android, and subscribe while there to help support the show! You can also lis...
Blu-ray/DVD for Week of September 16
In this gritty, realistic sci-fi action epic, Godzilla returns to its roots as one of the world's most recognized monsters. Directed by Gareth Edwards and featuring an all-star international cast, this spectacular adventure pits Godzilla against malevolent creatures that, bolstered by humanity's scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence.
The Fault in Our Stars
Hazel and Gus are two extraordinary teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and...
The Daily Dish for 9/12/14
Today's episode of The Daily Dish centers on Madden NFL 15's first in-season roster update, NPD releasing sales results for August with Madden topping the charts despite a likely year-over-year decline, and news on MyTeam mode for NBA 2K15.
NBA 2K15 MyTeam Mode Details
2K Sports today released news on improvements and additions coming for MyTeam mode in NBA 2K15. MyTeam is the company's attempt at cloning the Ultimate Team model from EA Sports' titles and was first introduced in 2K13. While the revenue-generating mode isn't as natural a fit for NBA games it has proven to still be something that has a dedicated audience which is more than happy to shovel over their money in pursuit of new players.
In 2K15 MyTeam adopts even more concepts from Ultimate Te...
Madden NFL 15 Roster Update #3 Details
The roster update for Madden NFL 15 following week one of the season is available to download now on all systems. This update removes Ray Rice from the game following his release from the Ravens and indefinite suspension. It appears he won't be pulled from Ultimate Team entirely but probably won't be seen in any new packs going forward. There is seemingly an issue however as Rice appears in the free agent list when starting a new Connected Franchise with the latest roster. He's there as a FA...
The Daily Dish for 9/11/14
Today's edition of The Daily Dish involves gauging the influence of the demo for FIFA 15, the player ratings that have have been uncovered for NBA 2K15, and the 100th episode of the Press Row Podcast that will be out tomorrow.
NBA 2K15 Player Ratings Revealed To Date
The overall ratings calculation has changed with NBA 2K15 and only four players will be rated 90+. The floor seems to have risen, and the ceiling lowered somewhat, compressing more players in the middle. As always individual attribute categories and signature skills - and how those translate to performance - is more important than the overall.
2K Sports has started to release the player ratings and in an unorthodox manner having done so by starting with the lowest in the league. Typically...
Your Thoughts on the FIFA 15 Demo
After an unexplained delay in getting out for PS4 the FIFA 15 demo is now available on all platforms. It released Monday night on Xbox One, Tuesday for 360/PS3/PC, and Wednesday on PS4. It features eight clubs with matches set to four minute halves and some pre-set squads to use in feeling out Ultimate Team.
The FIFA 15 demo has left the strongest impression on me since the UFC 2009 demo. So much was seen and felt, in such a condensed period of time, that the game shined in a way that isn...