Archive for the ‘NBA Live’ Category
  • PRP: Full court press from NBA Live
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    Posted August 14th, 2017 at 11:00 am 8 Comments »
    From cancellations to poorly received releases, the once proud NBA Live franchise has seen its reputation dissipate entirely at the same time its competition rose to prominence. The upcoming NBA Live 18 however appears ready to reestablish some credibility and strategies ranging from a free demo to a pre-order discount are making it a safer purchase for those open to giving it another chance. In this episode of the Press Row Podcast impressions from the just released demo are discussed as...
  • NBA Live 18 demo available now
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    Posted August 11th, 2017 at 9:00 am 16 Comments »
    After seven turbulent years for the NBA Live franchise the next edition hopes to return to stability and earn back some credibility. EA Sports is attempting to make NBA Live 18 a safer purchase by offering a demo which can be downloaded now for Xbox One or PlayStation 4, along with the upcoming 10 hour trial on EA Access and a pre-order price of just $40. The demo includes an NBA Finals rematch between the Warriors and Cavaliers but puts even more focus on the new career mode known as The...
  • NBA Live 18 finally cements a release date with a discounted price
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    Posted August 10th, 2017 at 11:30 am 32 Comments »
    It's unprecedented for an annualized league licensed sports game to hold back until one month out from release before making official the date, cover athlete, and opening up the ability to pre-order. That's the case with NBA Live 18 though which waited until today to do just that. NBA Live 18 will release on September 15 and at a discounted price of $40. The catch is that the price is only available to those who pre-order the game and it'll move up to $60 after the 15th. The demo and EA A...
  • WNBA to debut in NBA Live 18
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    Posted August 3rd, 2017 at 8:30 am 13 Comments »
    Back in April it was discovered that the WNBA would be included in some form within NBA Live 18. That was confirmed today as EA Sports released the first information on the upcoming game since showing off "The One" career mode at EA Play in mid-June. (more…)...
  • Press Row Podcast: EA Play 2017 News
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    Posted June 11th, 2017 at 9:15 am 3 Comments »
    Sports games always take center stage at Electronic Arts' annual mid-June press briefing. Those previously linked with E3 instead now represent the kickoff to their own event EA Play. Given the leading soccer, football, and basketball titles are always among the top selling games in both North America and worldwide their high-profile presence should come as no surprise. Madden NFL 18, FIFA 18, and NBA Live 18 all were prominently featured in this weekend's EA Play press briefing. Madden h...
  • New Career Mode “The One” and Gameplay Details for NBA Live 18
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    Posted June 10th, 2017 at 12:30 pm 19 Comments »
    After taking a year off - the fourth time in the last seven years that a game has failed to release - EA Sports is looking to earn some credibility back with NBA Live 18 this fall. At EA Play today the company revealed its big feature as a Career Mode called "The One" along with some gameplay details and the announcement of a free demo.  (more…)...
  • Early 2017 NBA Live console game cancelled, but EA planning release for next fall
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    Posted January 31st, 2017 at 2:30 pm 39 Comments »
    The NBA Live franchise has now been delayed or cancelled four times over a seven year span. In releasing last quarter's fiscal report earlier today, EA Sports revealed the remaining release schedule for their calendar year that runs through the end of March. After being listed in Q4 (Jan-Mar) since NBA Live 17 was announced as being "delayed" last May the game has now been dropped from the calendar. It's not unusual to discover a game has been delayed or cancelled in this manner. In the in...
  • The first sign of life for the next NBA Live console game may have come from Korea
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    Posted January 17th, 2017 at 3:30 pm 28 Comments »
    The South Korea Ratings Board recently classified a game called "The Drive to NBA Live" for Xbox One and PlayStation 4. This may be the first indication that the new NBA Live promised by EA to be out before April is nearing release, or the translation could be literal as far as it being an introduction in the form of a demo for that upcoming game. In America the Entertainment Software Rating Board has not rated anything new NBA Live. EA has a strong presence in South Korea with PC gam...
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