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  • More on the Changes to Diamond Dynasty Mode in MLB 15: The Show
    Posted February 19th, 2015 at 10:45 am No Comments »
    It's apparent this year that SCEA is making a strong effort to turn Diamond Dynasty mode into a lucrative revenue generator. It has failed to be that for them in the past, due to some perplexing and confusing design decisions and poor online experience, while Ultimate Team in EA Sports' games has become a massive force and grown exponentially over the same period. Work done this year includes getting rid of the expiration of MLB cards and reducing "Dynasty" (fake) players to one per team ...
  • NBA 2K15 Ratings Changes Have Tilted Player Field Heavily Upwards
    Posted February 18th, 2015 at 12:15 pm 11 Comments »
    2K Sports has done a great job with NBA 2K15 of improving on post-release support - one of the series' long-time weaknesses. The frequency, accuracy, consistency, and relevance of roster updates this year are immeasurably better than years' past. However the more ratings are changed the more a problem created by the process behind it has become apparent. (more…)...
  • Opinions Split on MLB 15: The Show Legends
    Posted February 17th, 2015 at 5:30 pm 4 Comments »
    Though the reaction was tepid when the addition of "Legends" for MLB 15: The Show was originally announced in December, having the list of representatives revealed recently brought them back into the conversation. A poll posted last week was intended to gauge general perception towards, and any influence offering legends might have considering they'll be in as an option for Franchise mode and part of the card-collecting Diamond Dynasty. The results suggest there are a fair number of co...
  • NBA Live 15 Available for $9 on Xbox One
    Posted February 17th, 2015 at 10:00 am 9 Comments »
    Last week it became apparent that NBA Live 15 would soon be added the EA Access "Vault". EA has still yet to confirm when that will happen but a coinciding Xbox One deal on the game is more evidence that it could be making its way in later this week. Xbox Live Gold members can now purchase NBA Live 15 outright digitally for $9. For those without an EA Access subscription that's an unprecedented offering. The NBA season has only just reached All-Star break and considering the length o...
  • NBA 2K15 Ratings Changes into All-Star Break
    Posted February 16th, 2015 at 1:15 pm No Comments »
    Though the frequency has fallen off since early in the season 2K Sports has done an admirable job with roster updates and ratings adjustments in NBA 2K15. A huge weakness of the series in past years has been eliminated due to the dedication to keep the game up-to-date and not just in terms of ratings but transactions, rotations, and accessories. There are some issues to consider with the process behind the ratings changes and analysis on that, and the biggest movers this season, will go u...
  • The Line Drive for February 15
    Posted February 15th, 2015 at 1:15 pm 5 Comments »
    The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didn’t necessarily warrant their own postings. ♦Put together the full list of legends in MLB 15: The Show for Sporting News. ♦ThatSportsGamer and Owen Good discussed the MLB 15 legend choices in a podcast. ♦MLB 15: The Show can now be pre-ordered digitally through the PlayStation Store. ♦The PC version of NBA 2K15 is discounted to $30 until Monday at 1PM ET. ♦All-Star content has been updated...
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