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  • SSX now backwards compatible on Xbox One
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    Posted May 26th, 2016 at 10:15 am 3 Comments »
    While games like Fight Night Round 4 and Skate 2 are expected to be made backwards compatible for Xbox One in June, one new Xbox 360 title has been added today. 2012's reboot of the SSX series will now be playable on Xbox One. SSX excelled with its technical achievements, exhilarating gameplay, and social-based online but also grew excessively frustrating to play at times. A post-release patch added in two head-to-head online modes while DLC was released featuring additional charact...
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 announced and first gameplay features revealed
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    Posted May 25th, 2016 at 10:00 am 14 Comments »
    Though it has failed to gain traction with consumers in North America - due to a combination of the entrenched nature of the FIFA series and absence of some licenses - Pro Evolution Soccer has become recognized as the better of the two franchises by reviewers and many fans. Today Konami officially announced Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 and revealed some of the new gameplay features to expect this September.  (more…)...
  • Fight Night Round 4 among the next wave of backwards compatible games for Xbox One
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    Posted May 23rd, 2016 at 9:45 am 3 Comments »
    There hasn't been a boxing game available on the current generation of systems but it appears that's about to change based on info that has gone out early through Amazon's retail pages. Fight Night Round 4 will be made backwards compatible for the Xbox One along with Skate 2, Burnout Revenge, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit and some others next month. The official announcement isn't expected until the Microsoft E3 press briefing on June 13. The backwards compatibility for new games would like...
  • Monster Games returns to racing with NASCAR Heat Evolution
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    Posted May 20th, 2016 at 1:15 pm 4 Comments »
    Earlier this week NASCAR made its debut on the current generation of consoles as an expansion to Forza 6. Now the first standalone NASCAR game has been announced. Coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC, it's from Monster Games, the development studio behind the well-regarded NASCAR Heat and Dirt to Daytona games in the early 2000s. NASCAR Heat Evolution will immerse fans in the door-to-door excitement of stock car racing and allow users to live the experience of taking the checkered flag...
  • Gran Turismo Sport to release in November
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    Posted May 19th, 2016 at 3:30 pm 6 Comments »
    Today Sony officially announced Gran Turismo Sport will release November 15 for PlayStation 4. The game, which acts as a spin-off from Gran Turismo proper, will be the first appearance for the series on PS4. Gran Turismo 7 is in development and likely to release late 2017. (more…)...
  • Details on the fifth patch for FIFA 16
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    Posted May 18th, 2016 at 12:45 pm No Comments »
    EA Sports has released a fifth post-release update to FIFA 16 on Xbox One, PS4, PS3, 360, and PC. Unlike the last patch, which influenced gameplay fairly heavily, this one is relatively minor and primarily intended to improve matchmaking in Ultimate Team. ♦Matchmaking improvements to help players find each other quicker. ♦Matchmaking rematch issues in FUT Online Draft. ♦Enhanced ability to message players about issues and updates. ♦Fixed the compare feature on leaderboards. â™...
  • Interview on The 4 Verts Podcast
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    Posted May 17th, 2016 at 3:45 pm 1 Comment »
    I recently appeared on The 4 Verts Podcast for an interview to discuss the journey of Pastapadre.com, creation of Hit The Pass, and writing for Sporting News. The conversation then turns to Madden and the differences between the development team now and in the past, the impact of Ultimate Team, areas in which the series has struggled the most, and what needs to be done for it to join the elite class of sports games in a shrinking marketplace....
  • Nascar expansion available today for Forza 6
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    Posted May 17th, 2016 at 9:15 am No Comments »
    Nascar has come to the Forza Motorsport series on Xbox One. An expansion released today for Forza 6 that features a new Nascar World Tour Career, Homestead-Miami Speedway, and 24 cars/16 drivers including Jimmie Johnson, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kyle Busch, Joey Logano, Brad Keselowski, Kasey Kahne, Matt Kenseth, Denny Hamlin, and Danica Patrick. The Nascar expansion is being sold for $20 and will go out later today. How would American stock cars fare against Australian V8s at Bathurst, or aga...
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