How Have The Next-Gen Sports Games Lived Up To Your Expectations?
The arrival of the new generation of systems has been accompanied by a strong lineup of sports games. While Madden NFL 25 and FIFA 14 have attempted to transfer over complete feature sets while enhancing gameplay and atmosphere, NBA 2K14 went the route of revamping its franchise and career modes while impressing even more with its visuals.Â (more…)...
NBA 2K11 Wins Best Sports Game of the Generation Tournament
It entered the competition as the favorite and exited with the title. NBA 2K11 is the community's Best Sports Game of the 360/PS3/Wii Generation.
Despite being the overall number one seed NBA 2K11 didn't just cruise to easy victories along the way. Surprisingly some vulnerability was shown as there were other games involved in the tournament winning by comparable or greater margins over perceived tougher competition. However ultimately no game was able to topple 2K11 which won the title o...
Black Friday 2013 Gaming Deals
Here is a look at the listed video game related deals for Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Among the deals, which are primarily for 360 and PS3, is one year of PlayStation Plus for $30 at multiple retailers. Walmart looks to be the place to go if not buying through Amazon online.Â Amazon lightning deals will be updated constantly in the section below. Make sure to follow on Twitter where relevant deal alerts will be posted as they go live.Â (more…)...
Xbox One vs PS4 Loading Time Comparison
Despite all the improvements that have been welcomed in with the arrival of the new hardware one hope that hasn't been realized is that of significantly reduced loading times.Â With that in mind I tested Madden NFL 25 and NBA 2K14 and how long the process took in booting up the games and getting in and out of the action.
Interestingly despite the increased power capabilities on the PlayStation 4 it is the Xbox One that is proving to have an edge in loading the games faster. Where the PS4 ...
Next-Gen Game Deals at Amazon Today
Amazon's lightning deals today include a number of next-gen games. FIFA 14 and Madden NFL 25 have already come and gone but NBA Live 14 and Need for Speed Rivals are among those that will be available later today. Click here to go to the lightning deals page!
Currently or previously available for $49
Knack (PS4), Battlefield 4 (PS4/Xbox One), Assassin's Creed Black Flag (PS4/Xbox One)
NBA Live 14 (Xbox One/PS4)
Ryse (Xbox One)
Dead Rising (Xbox One)
Forza 5 (Xbox One)
NBA 2K14 (Xbox...
Giveaway: Choice of Next-Gen Sports Game
The semi-regular site giveaways continue with an opportunity to win the choice of any sports game available on the Xbox One or PS4! NBA 2K14, Madden NFL 25, FIFA 14, and NBA Live 14 are available to make a selection from for either new console.
There are several ways to qualify and each one counts for entries so the more you complete the more chances toÂ win. The giveaway is open now and will run through November 25 when theÂ winnerÂ will be randomly selected and contacted for delivery ...
Finals in the Best Sports Game of the Generation Tournament
What began with 64 games has been whittled down to the final two. NBA 2K11 will take on MLB 13: The Show for the title of Best Sports Game of the Generation! The full bracket and results of the tournament can be viewed here.
With over 9K votes cast in the semifinal round, NBA 2K11 prevailed over NBA 2K13 with 57% of the returns, while MLB 13 knocked off FIFA 12 by drawing 61% of the vote.Â
Continue on to cast your support and leave any thoughts in the comments on the results and which...
PS4 Launch Day Stream Featuring Madden NFL 25, FIFA 14, and NBA 2K14
The PS4 is here and so are three high profile sports games! Follow the Pastapadre Twitch account for the live streaming and watch through the web, on mobile with the PS4 app, or from the PS4 itself. The video is embedded in this post as well! For full details on the plans of day check out the earlier article but the current schedule is below.
â™¦1PT/4ET (ISH): Streaming Madden NFL 25
â™¦3PT/6ET: Streaming NBA 2K14
â™¦645PT/945PT: Streaming FIFA 14
â™¦8PT/11ET: Live Press Row Hangout
PS4 Launch Day Coverage Plans
Next-gen has arrived! The highly anticipated release of the PlayStation 4 is here and there will be tons of coverage on the three launch day sports games beginning Friday morning. Directly captured HD gameplay videos and complete impressions will follow but the first day will primarily be about just playing the games and streaming them for all to examine and enjoy.
The times below are subject to change but the plan as of now:
â™¦11PT/2ET: Streaming Madden NFL 25
â™¦2PT/5ET: Streaming ...
Best Sports Game of the Generation Tournament: Semifinal Round
The Best Sports Game of the Generation Tournament has reached the Final Four! From the pool of 64 games those left standing are NBA 2K11, NBA 2K13, FIFA 12, and MLB 13: The Show. They won fairly comfortably in the quarterfinals by bouncing NCAA Football 14, Madden NFL 13, 2010 FIFA World Cup, and College Hoops 2K8. Nearly 20K votes were cast in the previous round.
The two pairings in the Final Four feature a battle between NBA 2K games and the best of FIFA and The Show going head-to-head....