Press Row Podcast: The Loss of NCAA Football and Revisiting EA Sports UFC
The latest Press Row Podcast features panel discussionÂ on the effects of NCAA Football's cancellation and an assessment on the rocky release of EA Sports UFC.Â Check out the podcast throughÂ iTunes for iOS,Â Stitcher app for Android, and subscribe while there to help support the show! You can also listen in the streaming player below.
PES 2015 Adding Its Own Ultimate Team Mode Among Other New Features
PES 2015 is making its debut on the Xbox One and PS4 in addition to 360 and PS3 this fall. Today Konami released the first feature details on the game with a heavy focus on gameplay-related enhancementsÂ along with the introduction of a mode similar to that of Ultimate Team in EA Sports titles and MyTeam in NBA 2K.
It's no surprise PES would add a revenue-generating mode following the success of those others. MyClub, which seems a blatant rip-off of the MyTeam name, allows players and man...
How Much Interest Is There In The Ultimate Edition of EA Sports Games?
EA Sports officially announced the Ultimate Editions of Madden NFL 15, NHL 15, and FIFA 15 this week - though the details on them had been posted three weeks earlier by retailers. For $10 over the standard price consumers will receive up to $40 in Ultimate Team content. They'll only get the full value of that however by sticking through the 10 weeks (Madden), 25 weeks (NHL), and 40 weeks (FIFA) in which the packs will be distributed.
This is the first time the company has attempted to lev...
Deal on PS4 MLB 14: The Show
For the first time since release in early May, MLB 14: The Show on PlayStation 4 can be had at a significantly reduced price. Amazon currently has the game for $40 matching an in-store deal currently available from Best Buy. In many cases an offering like this one isÂ for a limited quantity and goes fast however given it's a price match it may be available for the entire week.
MLB 14: The Show on PS4 has been lauded for its gameplay, visual enhancements, and depth of offline content but s...
More on FIFA 15 Visual Upgrades
EA Sports today released a new video detailing and displaying more of the improvements made to visuals with FIFA 15. Those include truer-to-life player likenesses, pitch and kit degradation, animated LED boards, and other authentic touches. Aspects such as "emotional intelligence" and other features previously announced aren't included in this video which is the first in a series that will be sent out in coming weeks.Â Earlier a series of clips were put together going over the gameplay and p...
The Line Drive for June 29
The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didnâ€™t necessarily warrant their own postings.
â™¦Another extended gameplay video for Madden NFL 15 has made its way out.
â™¦Online quitters in EA Sports UFC now get lossesÂ in addition to DNF penalties.
â™¦Brendan Schaub says EAÂ Sports UFC "can suck a dick" for leaving him off the roster.
â™¦EA Sports UFC is now down to 69 on Metacritic nothing short of embarrassing for EA.
â™¦Check out a screenshot of...
O’Bannon Case is Over; Resolution and Ramifications Still A Long Ways Away
The case that could change the landscape of college athletics, and was the catalyst that led to the cancellation of the NCAA Football series, has come to a conclusion. The decision in Ed O'Bannon v. NCAA is now fully in the hands ofÂ U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken who is expected to make the ruling in August.
Throughout the trial observers noted the plaintiffs were dominating the proceedings, and that it seemed as though the NCAA was more concerned with cultivating arguments for appea...
Players Recording Audio For Roles in NBA 2K15 MyCareer Mode
Real audio was introduced to post-game interviews in NBA 2K14 and that helped establishÂ just how well fans respond to hearing the actual voices of the league's stars. For NBA 2K15 there will be voiceover work completed by a number of players for MyCareer mode which glaringly lacked them for all but your created player in 2K14. The audio will accompany the roles and storylines that involve the respective players. Operation Sports noted all the various tweets over recent months that featured ...
Press Row Podcast: EA UFC Roundtable
The latest Press Row Podcast is a two-parter focusing on the release of EA Sports UFC. The first segment features the Operation Sports reviewer while the latter is the audio from the UFC Press Row Hangout that was held with the panel discussing the game at great length.
Check out the podcast throughÂ iTunes for iOS,Â Stitcher app for Android, and subscribe while there to help support the show! You can also listen in the streaming player below.
New Flick Mobile Game for World Cup
The "Flick" games from Full Fat have been some of the most popular sports-themed apps on mobile devices. They're free, simple, responsive, and fun.
The latest is Flick Soccer Brazil which features five different modes plus an add-on $1 "Bikini Mode".Â Download it forÂ iOS hereÂ andÂ Android here.
QUICKSHOT: It's you VS the keeper in a fast paced showdown!
SPECIALIST: Set piece free kicks to sort the men from the boys.
CHALLENGE: Five gold trophies to be won in a test of precision.