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  • NHL 19 gets RPM and outdoor rinks; covers feature P.K. Subban and Wayne Gretzky
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    Posted June 20th, 2018 at 6:15 pm No Comments »
    EA Sports today unveiled NHL 19 during the NHL Awards broadcast and followed it up with additional details on features. While the game doesn't appear to be transitioning to the Frostbite Engine it will instead have outdoor rinks, Real Player Motion (all of the EA Sports titles this year feature the new animation technology), and NHL ONES (1v1v1) will join the NHL THREES arcade mode that debuted last year. Nashville Predators star defenseman P.K. Subban, who has been the subject of trade r...
  • EA teases NHL 19 ahead of Wednesday reveal
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    Posted June 18th, 2018 at 2:45 pm No Comments »
    As expected NHL 19 will make it's first showing on Wednesday night during the NHL Awards which airs on NBCSN at 8ET/5PT. Included will be the cover athlete unveiling, first trailer, and pre-order details. EA Sports confirmed the upcoming appearance with the release of a teaser video that may provide insight on one of the major new features for this year. The tease would seem to point towards the introduction of the Frostbite Engine to the series and with it the capability to produce a...
  • Magic moments on full display in new E3 trailer for PES 2019
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    Posted June 13th, 2018 at 10:15 am No Comments »
    Last month Konami introduced Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 with a teaser trailer and details on many of the features and improvements coming to the series. Now out of E3 the publisher has released a new trailer which puts the spotlight on enhancements made to gameplay including the 11 new skill traits which will go a long way to increasing player individuality and the new shooting mechanics, league licenses that have been acquired, and new legends for MyClub mode. ...
  • Nintendo Switch getting a new sports game
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    Posted June 12th, 2018 at 11:00 am No Comments »
    With the exception of Pro Evolution Soccer, Konami has largely abandoned the console space. Today though out of E3 the publisher announced a new game and it'll be coming to the Nintendo Switch which could use more sports offerings. The Switch currently has the likes of NBA 2K, FIFA, NBA Playgrounds and Golf Story but is missing some other major franchises. The new game is called Hyper Sports R and is being framed as a simulation of various individual and team sports that include volleybal...
  • First FIFA 19 trailer and Champions League licensing made official
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    Posted June 9th, 2018 at 11:15 am No Comments »
    The EA Play press briefing today featured the FIFA 19 reveal with the debut of its teaser trailer. EA Sports made the inclusion of Champions League official but that's not exactly news given that it was obvious the series would be getting it when competitor Pro Evolution Soccer announced they lost that license nearly two months ago. The game will release September 28. ...
  • E3/EA Play 2018 Preview
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    Posted June 7th, 2018 at 7:00 am No Comments »
    Though its relevance on the ground has been fading E3 still represents a massive yearly event for the gaming industry. The press briefings that take place prior to E3 are main draw for observers while Electronic Arts has left E3 to hold their own overlapping event known as EA Play and other companies have begun to take similar approaches. E3 and now also EA Play have traditionally delivered new insight into the upcoming crop of sports games slated for late summer and fall. Here’s the l...
  • Rocket League getting Jurassic World DLC
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    Posted June 4th, 2018 at 2:15 pm No Comments »
    Promotional tie-ins with downloadable content for Rocket League in the past have included vehicles and other items from Back to the Future, Fast & Furious, The Dark Knight Rises as well as numerous DC properties. The next blockbuster to get the treatment with Rocket League content involves Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom which is out later this month. The Jurassic World Car Pack DLC will be available on Monday, June 18 for $2 featuring the Jeep Wrangler in both Jurassic World and Jura...
  • Mario Tennis Aces demo event is underway
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    Posted June 1st, 2018 at 6:00 pm No Comments »
    While both traditional tennis games this year have proven to be massive disappointments there is another nearing release that, while not attempting to be a simulation, is all but certain to deliver a complete product that is high in fun factor. Mario Tennis Aces for the Nintendo Switch is set to release on June 22 but a free demo out this weekend provides the first opportunity to spend time with the game in online battles. The demo event has gone live and runs only through the weekend fea...
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