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  • Details on a post-Super Bowl patch for Madden NFL 18
    Posted February 9th, 2018 at 9:15 am 1 Comment »
    It may be post-Super Bowl and nearing time for the new league year to open but Madden NFL 18 is still being improved upon. A new patch for the game released today, and is another example of what has helped the series win the PCA for Best Post-Release Support for three consecutive years. This new update primarily addresses gameplay. (more…)...
  • First developer stream for MLB The Show 18 goes over gameplay
    Posted February 9th, 2018 at 8:45 am No Comments »
    While details have so far been scarce regarding the improvements coming for MLB The Show 18 those will be coming over the next six weeks in themed roll-outs. This week is centered on gameplay, with info on changes to the hitting engine, an all-new tagging engine, and enhanced catcher AI and animations. Those areas and more were discussed on a live stream held by developers and included the announcement of a new legend in Vladimir Guerrero. ...
  • Disc Jam gets free major content update and release for Nintendo Switch
    Posted February 8th, 2018 at 9:15 am No Comments »
    Nearly one year ago Disc Jam released on PlayStation 4 and PC and today marks another landmark for the game as it arrives on the Nintendo Switch. Disc Jam is probably best described as a combination of tennis and air hockey and is reminiscent of the 90's game Windjammers. It offers both local and online multiplayer matches in either 1v1 or 2v2 (co-op) form. Cross-platform online play is available between Switch players and PC players. Disc Jam can be downloaded digitally now on Switch for $1...
  • NBA 2K18 breaks sales and revenue records for the series
    Posted February 7th, 2018 at 4:45 pm 19 Comments »
    Take Two today revealed financial details from Q3 2018 and that included record numbers for NBA 2K18. The company saw growth in both total net revenue and digitally-delivered net revenue over the same quarter in the previous fiscal year. NBA 2K18 was a big driver in both areas (digital up 30%) along with the Grand Theft Auto titles. Last year for NBA 2K17 it was a figure of 8.5 million touted by Take Two for that release quarter which turned out to be a "shipped" number instead of a "sol...
  • The look ahead for MLB The Show 18
    Posted February 7th, 2018 at 9:00 am 3 Comments »
    While the initial trailer and feature reveal for MLB The Show 18 left something to be desired, the condensed promotional schedule means the info and looks at the game that fans are seeking will be coming in hot and heavy over the coming weeks. Here's the plan going forward with developer blogs early each respective week followed by Twitch live streams every Thursday. Week of Feb. 5: Gameplay/AI New Features and Improvements -Hitting engine changes, improved physics, new tagging engine, n...
  • First feature details and trailer for MLB The Show 18
    Posted February 5th, 2018 at 9:45 am 17 Comments »
    Typically the first news and trailer for MLB The Show comes in early December but it was a much longer wait for MLB The Show 18 as some vague details on features and the first look at the game arrived today. Though neither of them really give away much about upgrades and additions to expect from the game it at least signifies the start of the more condensed promotional campaign which should make for a busy next six weeks. MLB The Show 18 was originally announced for an early release date ...
  • All-Star teams, jerseys, and court have all been added to NBA 2K18
    Posted February 5th, 2018 at 9:00 am 6 Comments »
    It took over a week following the finalization of the rosters for this year's All-Star Game for the update to be made in NBA 2K18 but that has now been completed. Those rosters, along with the official 2018 ASG court and jerseys, can currently be found in 2K18. This year there's no East vs West but rather teams drafted from the pool of All-Stars by the top vote-getters in Stephen Curry and LeBron James. The jerseys are also unique prominently featuring the respective team logos of each pl...
  • The Line Drive for February 4
    Posted February 4th, 2018 at 11:45 am 1 Comment »
    The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didn’t necessarily warrant their own postings. ♦Madden NFL 18 picks Patriots in Super Bowl LII but gives Eagles a good shot. ♦Reaching final hours to get Madden NFL 18 w/bonus content for under $20. ♦Details on the big Super Bowl Program for Ultimate Team in Madden NFL 18. ♦Glixel took a look back on the development behind the troubled Madden NFL 06. ♦Mutant Football League added a Philadelphi...
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