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  • Next update for Rocket League will include free arena set in space
    Posted December 1st, 2016 at 6:00 pm 2 Comments »
    Rocket League continues to evolve through its extensive post-release content releases and today developer Psyonix announced more details on the next update with a trailer reveal at The Game Awards. The new content will be out on December 7 and besides the previously announced training mode will include a free new arena set in space, a DLC vehicle that will be sold for $2, and the ability to set arena preferences for playlists. ...
  • Winter expansion to Forza Horizon 3 scheduled for release in mid-December
    Posted November 28th, 2016 at 1:00 pm 2 Comments »
    It was nearly a month ago now that Turn 10 began teasing a winter expansion for the fantastic Forza Horizon 3. Today the developer detailed the upcoming downloadable content offering which is set to release on Tuesday, December 13. The Blizzard Mountain expansion will be the first time that racers in the series will encounter snow, ice, extreme elevations and blizzards. There are eight new vehicles and new events tailored for the conditions.  (more…)...
  • Limited free-to-play version of Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 now available
    Posted November 28th, 2016 at 9:00 am No Comments »
    Last year Konami introduced the concept of a slimmed down free-to-play version of Pro Evolution Soccer which included the MyClub team-building mode (naturally in order to generate digital revenue) plus a handful of teams for exhibition matches and the game's training mode. The publisher has just now released a similar offering for PES 2017. The PES 2017 Trial Edition can be downloaded for both Xbox One or PlayStation 4. This year's differs in that it doesn't offer MyClub but instead fea...
  • Second update for PES 2017 strengthens presence of Liverpool and Dortmund
    Posted November 24th, 2016 at 3:30 pm 20 Comments »
    The second content update for Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 went out today on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One and delivers new kits, updated and enhanced player likenesses, three new stadiums, and a number of presentation elements designed to mirror key matchday experiences. 100 player likenesses will also undergo improvements, with the new update adding updated visual representations of the likes of Marco Reus, Neymar Jr, Adrian Ramos, Sadio Mane and Lionel Messi, amongst others. The thumbnail im...
  • 2016 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals – Gaming and More
    Posted November 24th, 2016 at 4:00 am 3 Comments »
    Because of the proximity to their respective releases, the majority of each year’s sports video games get considerable discounts through Black Friday and occasionally Cyber Monday deals, marking their value high-point as their seasons are still ongoing or very early on. Of course there’s a lot more than just the games to contemplate picking up, whether it be for yourself or others, so here’s a roundup of the most relevant deals through various retailers. [Update] Even though BF is over...
  • Deal on Pro Evolution Soccer 2017
    Posted November 23rd, 2016 at 8:00 am 3 Comments »
    While most sports games see considerable discounts at retailers within weeks of release, Pro Evolution Soccer is the rare one that lags far behind with any price drop given that it doesn't move a great deal of copies in North America. Amazon today though has the latest game in the series for $40 on both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. There has been no sign given that PES 2017 will be found for cheaper anywhere later this week. Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 received a 9/10 review and is arg...
  • Major update to NHL 17 improves gameplay, adds new uniforms and goal celebrations
    Posted November 22nd, 2016 at 3:45 pm 4 Comments »
    EA Sports today released a significant patch for NHL 17 on both Xbox One and PS4 that not only looks to deliver improvements to gameplay and various modes, but also adds in new content in the form of uniforms, equipment, and goal celebrations. (more…)...
  • PC management sims offer something new for sports gaming fans late in the year
    Posted November 21st, 2016 at 3:30 pm 6 Comments »
    While nearly all the console sports games for the year released prior to October three prominent team management games for PC have just hit the market. The latest edition in the long-running Football Manager franchise is joined by two games from the Draft Day Sports series (college football and pro basketball) created by Wolverine Studios. I'll be taking a look at the games in upcoming reviews but until then here's some info this year's editions.  (more…)...
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