Archive for the ‘Football’ Category
  • Mutant Football League releasing on PS4 and Xbox One this month
    Posted January 2nd, 2018 at 3:15 pm 2 Comments »
    Having debuted in late October for PC the return of Mutant Football League (in spiritual successor form to 1993's Mutant League Football) will be complete when it reaches consoles later this month. Mutant Football League now has an official digital release date of January 19 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The gameĀ (which I reviewed on PC)Ā is rough around the edges but features some elements missing from the genre for far too long. Those who paid into a Kickstarter tier for a copy of th...
  • NCAA Football 14 sims the 2017-18 College Football Playoff games
    Posted December 30th, 2017 at 1:45 pm 7 Comments »
    Over four years have passed since NCAA Football 14 released and yet returning to it reminds me how incredibly well it holds up in how it looks, plays, differentiates styles and even projects outcomes. With updated rosters NCAA went 5-1 last year predicting the crucial Conference Championship games and the three College Football Playoff games. Once again I turned to NCAA 14 for insight on the upcoming CFP games. Included are game summaries, statistics, key takeaways, and video highlights. ...
  • Set custom audibles right from the play call screen with latest update to Madden NFL 18
    Posted December 12th, 2017 at 8:00 am 14 Comments »
    The latest patch for Madden NFL 18 has not just delivered some improvements and fixes but added a brand new useful feature to the game. Known as "Audibles on the Fly" the feature allows for custom audibles to be set right from the play call screen by formation and can be utilized in every mode and on both offense and defense. Additionally the update affects gameplay and Franchise Mode where the play call screen lag has been fixed and the ability to turn on injuries with Competitive play s...
  • Madden NFL 18 roster update details following week 13 of the season
    Posted December 7th, 2017 at 3:00 pm 2 Comments »
    The roster update reflecting performances through the 13th week of the season is now available to download in Madden NFL 18. Julio Jones ended up spending just a single week up at 99 Overall given that he has dropped a point in the update. The big winner is Russell Wilson who has shot up 3 points to 92 Overall after making a case in primetime for league MVP honors by defeating the previously league-leading Eagles. The other top MVP candidates find themselves rated 98 (Tom Brady) and 87 (Cars...
  • Madden NFL 18 roster update details following week 12 of the season
    Posted November 30th, 2017 at 4:45 pm 3 Comments »
    The roster update reflecting performances through the twelfth week of the season is now available to download in Madden NFL 18. It's a significant update for players at the top of the scale as Julio Jones reaches 99 for the first time and Aaron Donald returns to the 99 with which he began the season. Meanwhile Von Miller has lost the 99 he's had all year. Other notables on the move include Antonio Brown (+1 to 98), Bobby Wagner (+1 to 97), David DeCastro (+3 to 96), Le'Veon Bell (+1 to 95...
  • Madden NFL 18 gets gameplay-heavy patch
    Posted November 20th, 2017 at 12:30 pm 14 Comments »
    The fifth patch of substance arrived today for Madden NFL 18 and will likely be welcomed by those who have been waiting for more in the way of improvements to the core of the game given it has primarily been focused on gameplay. Other areas such asĀ  Franchise and Ultimate Team have also been affected by the update but undoubtedly the approach taken for this one was to deliver considerable improvements and fixes to gameplay.Ā  (more…)...
  • Madden NFL 18 roster update details following week 10 of the season
    Posted November 18th, 2017 at 8:15 am 1 Comment »
    The roster update reflecting performances through the tenth week of the season is now available to download in Madden NFL 18. The story of the week is the continued rise of Tennessee Titans safety Kevin Byard. With an increase of 3 points Byard is now at 88 Overall after finding himself as low as a 73 only 7 games ago. That's a bigger swing than even that of Micah Hyde who has gone up 12 points in a similar stretch of time. Other notable movers in the latest update include Calais Campbell...
  • Madden NFL 18 gets a digital Holiday Edition
    Posted November 14th, 2017 at 10:30 am 6 Comments »
    One tactic EA Sports has tried for driving additional sales of Madden as the season progresses (and to bring new consumers into Ultimate Team) has been to release special digital editions of the game. For three straight years that has included a "Super Bowl Edition" featuring a discounted price and bonus Ultimate Team content. Back in 2014 however there was also the "Holiday Edition" which sold for full price with some extra Ultimate Team content included. For Madden NFL 18 the Holiday Ed...
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