Improvements to graphics for NBA Live 16
EA Sports today released additional details on the improvements that have been made to enhance the look ofÂ NBA Live 16. Those include an overhauled lighting system and color-correction, introduction of more player personality and emotion, and the scanning of not just player faces but environments, jerseys, and accessories.Â (more…)...
NBA 2K15’s biggest ratings movers
The NBA Draft is tonight signalling a quick turn from the Finals to the unofficial start of the next season. Even of more impact is free agency which will open on July 1 though players can't officially sign until July 10.
With that in mind I put together one more look back on the 2014-15 season in NBA 2K15. What players had their ratings rise the most, and who took the most significantÂ hits? Flip through theÂ full listÂ of players with details on Sporting News.
The biggest winners inc...
Pre-Order Bonuses and Special Editions for FIFA 16, NHL 16, and NBA Live 16
Over the course of E3 week, in addition to trailers and feature news, EA Sports rolled out the pre-order incentives and special editions for FIFA 16, NHL 16, and NBA Live 16.
Similar to Madden NFL 16, which had it's info go out earlier, the games outside of Live are essentially being offered in different tiers now. That, of course, is related to the amount of up-front Ultimate Team content desired by consumers.Â (more…)...
NBA 2K16 Special Edition Announced; The Return of Michael Jordan to the Cover
2K Sports today announced a special edition of NBA 2K16 that sees a return to the cover for Michael Jordan. The special edition will go for $80 and is already available for pre-order on AmazonÂ and includes some Jordan itemsÂ and digital content.
â™¦Jordan NBA 2K16 Poster
â™¦Jordan Fathead Wall Cling
â™¦Digital Jordan shoes for your MyPLAYER
â™¦Digital Jordan T-shirt for your MyPLAYER
â™¦Digital Jordan jersey for your MyPLAYER
â™¦30,000 Virtual Currency (This would cost $10 to buy se...
Breaking down some of the NBA Live 16 footage out of E3
Yesterday the first breakdown of Madden NFL 16 footageÂ was posted, taking a closer look at that game out of E3. Today attention turns to NBA Live 16 which EA Sports hopes will see aÂ resurgence this year. The company is making some big claimsÂ that will draw additional scrutiny should they fail to live up to them but at this point they really have nothing to lose.
It's important to be somewhat cautious in analyzing basketball games played by people, more so than other sports games, becau...
Popularity of EA Sports games gauged through E3 trailer views
EA Sports rolled out new trailers for their upcoming games at E3. What kind of traction have they had on Youtube and is there anything to be gleaned from view numbers?Â What probably stands out the most is how Madden really isn't drawing at a rate that would be representative of its sales numbers - something that seems to be a trend over recent years.Â (more…)...