Archive for the ‘Football’ Category
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month promo has opened in Madden NFL 17 Ultimate Team
    Posted October 8th, 2016 at 7:45 am 2 Comments »
    Ultimate Team mode in Madden NFL 17 is coming off the introduction of a terrific way to significantly upgrade teams without having to spend any money by playing through the October Gauntlet. The newest addition is the annual Breast Cancer Awareness promo which also offers considerable rewards. The BCA program is split into two weeks, with this first one focusing on defense and then next Friday the second phase rolling out for offense. In this defensive week there are 16 challenges to comp...
  • Madden NFL 17 roster update details out of week four of the season
    Posted October 6th, 2016 at 9:30 am 11 Comments »
    The roster update following week three is now available to download in Madden NFL 17. With his 300 yard receiving game Julio Jones has moved up for the second time this season and is now rated 98 Overall. Richard Sherman has become the top rated cornerback in the game as he moves up 2 points to 94 Overall and jumps ahead of Josh Norman who dropped 1 to 93. Other notable ratings movers include Aaron Donald (+1 to 98), Geno Atkins (+1 to 95), Tyrann Mathieu (-1 to 95), Reshad Jones (+1 to 9...
  • Madden NFL 17 has its commentary update from the fourth week of the regular season
    Posted October 5th, 2016 at 7:15 am 7 Comments »
    The eighth commentary update for Madden NFL 17 went out today with the broadcast team of Brandon Gaudin and Charles Davis reflecting on the events that took place and storylines that emerged from week four of the season. Madden will be receiving these real-world commentary updates regularly throughout the year which apply to Play Now and Online games. The duo will also be recording additional audio for modes like Franchise and Ultimate Team. Another commentary update is out for Madden NFL 1...
  • Details on the third patch for Madden NFL 17
    Posted October 4th, 2016 at 6:30 am 24 Comments »
    The third post-release update for Madden NFL 17 went live today on PS4 and Xbox One. Earlier patches have addressed various bugs in the game discovered following launch and the addition of the Color Rush uniforms. The latest update heavily influences gameplay and delivers fixes and improvements to Franchise and Ultimate Team modes.  (more…)...
  • Supreme Court will not hear O’Bannon case
    Posted October 3rd, 2016 at 10:45 am No Comments »
    The Ed O'Bannon v NCAA case that has been going through the legal process since 2009 will not be heard by the Supreme Court. That comes as no surprise considering the court doesn't even take on 1% of the cases that are brought before it for consideration. Both the plaintiffs and the defendants were appealing lower court rulings to the Supreme Court affecting the definition of amateurism and what that means for the compensation of student-athletes. The O'Bannon party was seeking a reversal...
  • New Gauntlet in Madden NFL 17 Ultimate Team offers big rewards
    Posted October 3rd, 2016 at 8:00 am 5 Comments »
    One of the most common complaints with Ultimate Team modes in various sports games is the pressure put on users to pay money in order to build competent rosters and compete with others online. Madden has managed to avoid necessitating money be spent - though naturally they're happy to have those that do - by implementing an expansive system of "Solo Challenges" which provide coins, players, and packs for completion. Now easily the best sequence of challenges has been introduced in Madden N...
  • Flawed set heavily exploited in Madden NFL 17 Ultimate Team leading to market crash
    Posted September 30th, 2016 at 8:45 pm 9 Comments »
    Ultimate Team in Madden NFL 17 earlier today experienced its first major disruption of the year and the ramifications are significant and widespread. A new set introduced to the mode was supposed to require five NAT (which are untradeable and unsellable) Elite level cards in exchange for a player rated 87+ with no restrictions. Unfortunately the set was improperly programmed and accepted five Bronze cards instead. For several hours users who were aware of the issue were able to capitalize...
  • Madden NFL 17 roster update details out of week three of the season
    Posted September 29th, 2016 at 2:45 pm 16 Comments »
    The roster update following week three is now available to download in Madden NFL 17. The first major casualty has hit an elite-rated player as the 99 Overall J.J. Watt is done for the year. Notable ratings movers include Aaron Rodgers (+1 to 96), Jamie Collins (+1 to 93), Cam Newton (-2 to 92), Kawann Short (-2 to 90), Stephon Gilmore (+2 to 88), Leonard Williams (+3 to 87), Ryan Kalil (-3 to 86), Carson Palmer (-2 to 86), Marcus Peters (+2 to 85), Giovani Bernard (-2 to 84), LeGarrette ...
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