Checking in on The Show Live Mode in MLB 15: The Show
The Show Live in MLB 15 is not a new mode - it was introduced in MLB 13 - but it's something that changes by the day. The concept is to offer up the current day's slate of games (and those from earlier in the season) to play utilizingÂ accurate lineups. There are also meant to be lines from the announcers during the games referencing their place in the season.
The mode has worked fairly well in the past outside of a few quirks and inaccuraciesÂ and that's the case again this year.Â I moni...
The Line Drive for April 12
The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didnâ€™t necessarily warrant their own postings.
â™¦Check out this weekâ€™s articles written for Sporting News:
Â Â Â â€˘MLB 15: The Show Review
Â Â Â â€˘NHL 15 Added to EA Access
â™¦Reminder that the $11.49 sale on The Golf Club for XB1 ends today.
â™¦Polygon profiles the course designed after Augusta in The Golf Club.
â™¦Latest developer blog discusses framerate vs resolution for The Golf Club on XB...
XB1 Sale on The Golf Club for $11.55
Among theÂ spring weekend offers for Xbox One isÂ The Golf Club at a steal of a price. Available only through tomorrow The Golf Club can be had by Xbox Live Gold members for $11.55. It's the first time a significant discount on the game has been offered by Microsoft. There was a deal on the PS4 for $21 back in December.
With The Golf Club Collector's Edition due out just over two weeks from now this represents a great opportunity for those interested on XB1 to get the full package at a si...
Press Row Podcast – MLB 15: The Show Review Roundtable
This week's Press Row Podcast features expansive panel discussion on MLB 15: The Show with the game having been out for over a week.Â This is one of the rare shows I'm absent from, but for my thoughts on the game don't miss the Hits & Misses Review and the podcast from last week which included both live impression hangouts. The new podcast is a great listen to get additional perspectives on all aspects of MLB 15 and the game as a whole.
Check out the podcast through iTunes for iOSÂ an...
Tap Sports Football In The Works
The second edition of the mobile game Tap Sports Baseball just released and an Easter egg in the game has revealed a football version is on the way. On the outfield wall in Tap Sports Baseball 2015 is an advertisement for Tap Sports Football.
Before turning to TSB the developers behind the game made Your Turn Football in 2013. It was a great game, particularly for a first attempt, withÂ the design principles that made it so good being carried overÂ to the baseball efforts. Areas in which ...
NHL 15 Now Available in EA Access Vault
NHL 15 is now available in the EA Access "Vault" bringing the total number of titles now to 10. It's surprising only in its timing, as the most reasonable expectation was for it to go inÂ once the season concluded. NHL joins Madden NFL 15, NBA Live 15, and EA Sports UFC as games added to Access in the last four months. FIFA 15 then it would reason could be coming as early as next month. The value of Access just keeps on rising.
The EA AccessÂ service is currently exclusive to Xbox One as...