Archive for the ‘Misc Sports Gaming’ Category
  • Update to Rocket League adds new Dropshot gameplay variant
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    Posted March 22nd, 2017 at 3:15 pm 1 Comment »
    Rocket League continues to churn out compelling content and the latest arrival is another spin on the game, known as Dropshot, which is available now in unranked playlists and for free. Dropshot introducesĀ ā€˜Damageā€™ as a statistic with the objective to break the floor and drop the ball in to score goals in a new hexagonal arena. The floor of the arena is separated into panels which are activated with one hit of the ball and then broken with the next.Ā  (more…)...
  • Another unique form of play coming to Rocket League in free update
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    Posted March 13th, 2017 at 12:15 pm 4 Comments »
    Rocket League has remained incredibly popular nearly two years after release due in large part to fantastic post-release support, led by the new spins that have been put on the game as various mode of play. The next to join that group is called Dropshot and will be out March 22 for free. Dropshot will introduce 'Damage' as a statistic, as the objective of the mode is to break the floor panels and drop the ball in to score goals in a new hexagonal arena. The floor of the arena is separated...
  • Reviews of Disc Jam and 3on3 Freestyle
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    Posted March 10th, 2017 at 9:30 am 5 Comments »
    Two untraditionalĀ sports games have recently arrived in Disc Jam and 3on3 Freestyle. The former a tennis and air hockey mashup generatingĀ great word-of-mouth while the latter the first street basketball game for a console in 10 years and free-to-play but gone largely unnoticed. With Disc Jam free to PlayStation Plus members (it's also available on PC where it's on sale for its first week) both of the games offer the opportunity to play without any initial investment. Disc Jam will be fr...
  • Disc Jam now available on PC and PS4 where it’s free to PS Plus subscribers
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    Posted March 7th, 2017 at 12:45 pm 1 Comment »
    Disc Jam is now available to download on both PlayStation 4 and PC. While the game is on sale for $10 the first weekĀ on Steam (it'll be $15 regularly) it's free to PlayStation Plus subscribers on PS4 as long as downloaded in theĀ month of March. Coming off a beta that produced enthusiastic word-of-mouth, Disc Jam is taking a page out of the Rocket League playbook by releasing for free throughĀ PS+. That tactic propelled Rocket League to extraordinary success, eventually selling heavily o...
  • EA running digital game sale on PS4
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    Posted March 1st, 2017 at 3:00 pm 7 Comments »
    While unfortunately the PlayStation 4 still doesn't offer the EA Access subscription program its existence has resulted in one benefit for those on the Sony side of console gaming. Titles that have reached the EA Access Vault, or are expected to soon, have more often had their digital versions offered at considerable discount. The sale nowĀ live includes several sports games. FIFA 17 - through PlayStation StoreĀ for $19.79 FIFA 17 Deluxe - through PlayStation Store for $26.39 NHL 17 - t...
  • Disc Jam is one of the free PlayStation Plus games for March
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    Posted February 28th, 2017 at 3:15 pm 1 Comment »
    On the heels of fantastic consumer response from the open beta the game drawing natural comparisons to Rocket League looks to be utilizing its playbook for success as well. A leaked promotional image showed Disc Jam as one of the free games that will be available to PlayStation Plus subscribers in March to download and keep as long as the sub is active and now it's confirmed. That PS Store update would be scheduled for Tuesday, March 7. Rocket League was propelled to huge popularity due i...
  • Microsoft to offer its own game subscription service on Xbox One
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    Posted February 28th, 2017 at 8:00 am 10 Comments »
    EA Access has proven to be a success on Xbox One providing it an advantage over the PS4 and now Microsoft is about to double-down on the concept with a subscription service of their own. Xbox Game Pass will launch this spring at a cost of $10 a month and include unlimited access to over 100 XB1 and backwards compatible Xbox 360 titles. NBA 2K16 is one of the games being promoted for the service and will be there for its launch. Though 2K16 is one season outdated it's understandable why it...
  • 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 ...
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