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  • PRP: The first next Rocket League?
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    Posted February 25th, 2017 at 10:00 am 1 Comment
    There has been a resurgence of creative sports game concepts thanks to independent developers over the last few years and the latest to break onto the scene is Disc Jam. Reminiscent of the 90's game Windjammers, and evoking natural comparisons to recent smash hit Rocket League, Disc Jam appears to have a great deal of potential based on reaction to the beta that just came to a close. This episode of the Press Row Podcast also includes discussion on everything Diamond Dynasty mode for MLB ...
  • Old Time Hockey gets release date and price
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    Posted February 23rd, 2017 at 11:00 am 4 Comments
    V7 Entertainment today announced finalized plans for the release of the arcade throwback Old Time Hockey. The digital game will go out March 28 for both PlayStation 4 and PC through Steam with a price point of just $12. (more…)...
  • Disc Jam archived gameplay live stream
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    Posted February 22nd, 2017 at 9:30 am No Comments
    Disc Jam's beta opened late last week and response to the game has been overwhelmingly positive, evoking natural comparisons to the immensely successful Rocket League and the 90's game Windjammers. With the beta ending in just a few days here's a look at gameplay from a live stream held with ThatSportsGamer that includes a late appearance from MillenniumOS. Please enable Javascript to watch this video...
  • Rocket League Hot Wheels DLC available now
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    Posted February 21st, 2017 at 10:45 am 1 Comment
    The latest addition of premium content for Rocket League is the third to feature a licensed property. Two Hot Wheels cars are now available to purchase and follow rollouts with Back to the Future's DeLorean in late 2015 and the Batmobile from Batman v Superman in early 2016. Bone Shaker and Twin Mill III are being sold for $2 and both include their own set of six exclusive decals. There are also new items that will be obtainable regardless of whether the cars are purchased. Featured among...
  • Beta opens for Disc Jam on PS4 and PC
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    Posted February 18th, 2017 at 10:30 am 11 Comments
    There has been a recent resurgence in action sports game mashups with Rocket League the shining example of how they can be successful. The latest to emerge is Disc Jam which has been somewhat under the radar since releasing a trailer at E3 last year. (more…)...
  • Skate 3 added to EA Access Vault
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    Posted February 13th, 2017 at 10:15 am No Comments
    The latest game to make it to the EA Access Vault on Xbox One is Skate 3, which first became backwards compatible for the system in November. It's a consolation prize for fans of the series given that there is no indication Electronic Arts plans to develop a fourth. Skate 3 originally came out in 2010 and was actually the lowest rated edition of the franchise finishing with an 80 on Metacritic. Some of the complaints related to the proximity of releases as the trio of Skate games were rel...
  • Press Row Podcast: Sports games making news in world of eSports
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    Posted February 11th, 2017 at 1:00 pm 3 Comments
    Still in their infancy within the competitive arena there were two major stories for sports video games and their place as eSports this week. EA Sports had to navigate controversy due to the conduct of the Madden Bowl winner on social media, while 2K Sports announced an unprecedented partnership with the NBA to create what will be known as the NBA 2K eLeague. Also discussed are gameplay improvements that have been detailed for MLB The Show 17, the return of Mutant League Football and its ...
  • EA Sports responds to controversy over social media conduct from eSports competitors
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    Posted February 9th, 2017 at 7:30 am 9 Comments
    Rather than being about the series of entertaining Madden NFL 17 games in an eSports setting where viewership numbers are slowly on the rise, the big story coming out of the Madden Bowl late last week related to the conduct of the winner on social media. The situation has been problematic for EA Sports which is still trying to find its way in the competitive scene and has now faced a number of growing pains along the way. The circumstances necessitated a response from the company which wa...
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