Archive for the ‘Misc Sports Gaming’ Category
  • Dangerous Golf release date and trailers
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    Posted May 4th, 2016 at 2:00 pm 3 Comments »
    One of the more unique video game spins being put on a sport this year is with Dangerous Golf, which has drawn obvious comparisons to the Crash Mode from the Burnout series. New studio Three Fields Entertainment was formed by the original founders of Criterion Games. Dangerous Golf is all about creating the most destruction with a golf ball in a number of unique locations. The release date for Dangerous Golf of June 3 has just been revealed but a price has yet to be announced. It'll be...
  • Basketball has made it to Rocket League
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    Posted April 25th, 2016 at 4:15 pm 2 Comments »
    Rocket League began as a very successful combination of racing and soccer. Late last year though developer Psyonix added in a hockey mode which proved to be very well received. It was more than just changing the ball to the puck, but the different physics meant the game had to be approached in a completely different manner. The air-game was de-emphasized in favor of playing the boards to a greater degree. In a free update that went out on PS4, Xbox One, and PC today basketball has now jo...
  • Rocket League Hoops to release on April 26
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    Posted April 20th, 2016 at 3:30 pm 2 Comments »
    With the hockey mode that went out late last year developer Psyonix proved they could put a whole different spin on Rocket League with a new base sport that delivers a completely unique experience. The next highly anticipated new mode will be here in under a week. Rocket League Hoops will go out on April 26 and it is completely free content. The basketball mode played in Dunk House Arena looks to make the air-game more important than ever, after hockey shifted focus onto playing the boar...
  • The basketball mode for Rocket League will be arriving soon
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    Posted March 30th, 2016 at 8:45 am 4 Comments »
    Earlier this month Psyonix announced a basketball mode was in the works for Rocket League but didn't offer any clarification for when it would release outside of "later this year." Now the developer has revealed that the new mode called Dunk House will be free and available to all with the game on PS4/XB1/PC in April. Based on their past announcement-to-delivery time frames it could be just a week or two away now. Rocket League was built off soccer fundamentals with cars taking the pl...
  • UEFA Euro 2016 content now available in Pro Evolution Soccer 2016
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    Posted March 24th, 2016 at 8:30 am 1 Comment »
    After four releases over a 12 year span with EA Sports, the latest UEFA Euro game comes courtesy of Konami who announced the acquisition of the license last year. Rather than a standalone game, or even paid downloadable content, UEFA Euro 2016 content has been added to Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 as a free update. Unfortunately only 15 of the nations involved in the tournament are officially licensed for the add-on. They are Albania, Croatia, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Icelan...
  • Trackmania Turbo is available today
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    Posted March 22nd, 2016 at 9:30 am 3 Comments »
    With the success of Rocket League the hunt is now on for competitive games that appeal to wide audiences - those that may break out of the particular genre they are considered within and reach greater numbers of consumers. One such game that could fit the bill is Trackmania Turbo which released today on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC for $40. The game just came out of an open beta where the impressions were generally positive. Trackmania Turbo is an arcade-style racer similar in nature ...
  • The O’Bannon lawsuit now moving towards possible Supreme Court hearing
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    Posted March 15th, 2016 at 2:00 pm 6 Comments »
    An appeals ruling last September in the Ed O'Bannon vs NCAA class action lawsuit complicated the potential return of college sports video games. District judge Claudia Wilken had initially ruled in favor of the plaintiffs, finding that the NCAA violated antitrust laws and that college athletes should be able to receive up to $5,000 a year in deferred payments. The District Court ruling had made it possible for the likes of EA Sports to pay into a trust that would have been dispersed to pl...
  • Rocket League making push for full cross-network play between XB1 and PS4
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    Posted March 15th, 2016 at 9:30 am 3 Comments »
    Is it not enough that Rocket League is a fantastic game with unparalleled support that, due to its incredible success, will likely influence the types of games made going forward? There's now the possibility it could be the catalyst for getting the long-awaited and highly-desired ability for those on different consoles to play the same game together online. In an announcement yesterday developer Psyonix revealed that the Xbox One will be getting cross-platform play with PC this spring...
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