Archive for the ‘Misc Sports Gaming’ Category
  • ARMS gets official release date and new character reveal
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    Posted April 13th, 2017 at 1:30 pm 2 Comments »
    Outside of the new Zelda there hasn't been much to play on the Nintendo Switch since it launched in early March. That will be changing in the coming months and among anticipated titles on the way is a promising new IP from the company called ARMS. The boxing-like game can be played with either motion controls or standard control schemes and features a number of unique characters, arenas, and weaponized arms. Nintendo just held one of their Direct presentations and included news on ARMS wh...
  • Old Time Hockey is being updated at an unprecedented rate
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    Posted April 12th, 2017 at 10:45 am 6 Comments »
    At the time it was reviewed Old Time Hockey was too frustrating of a gameplay experienceĀ and too lacking in content to even come near recommending. Two weeks and 10 patches later (yes, really) and the game is starting to come together as something that should getĀ a second look consideringĀ its reasonable $12 price tag. To the credit of the independent development team at V7 Entertainment, the feedback they received from reviewers and consumers has been heard and is being acted upon. Mos...
  • Stat tracking and more added to Disc Jam with latest update
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    Posted April 3rd, 2017 at 7:45 pm 1 Comment »
    A significant patch went out today for Disc Jam which fulfills the promise of full stat tracking, along with skill ratings and skill-based matchmaking, some new flags, and gameplay adjustments. There are only a matter of hours left to grab Disc Jam for free through PlayStation Plus so make sure to do so if you're interested in the game and haven't already! Stat Tracking Press the STATS button on the main menu to display your lifetime statistics. Highlight any stat to see where you rank g...
  • Rocket League getting car featured in The Fate of the Furious as DLC
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    Posted April 1st, 2017 at 12:00 pm 1 Comment »
    Another vehicle from a licensed Hollywood property will soon be featured in Rocket League. Developer Psyonix has teamed up with Universal Pictures and Dodge to introduce the Ice Charger driven by Dom Toretto in the upcoming film The Fate of the Furious. Beginning on April 4 the fully-customizable Ice Charger will be sold for $2 and comes with premium wheels and six premium decals. Please enable Javascript to watch this video This is the third movie tie-in for the video game, previou...
  • Review of Old Time Hockey
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    Posted March 28th, 2017 at 11:15 am 1 Comment »
    Though overshadowed by aĀ major sports game release today also brings the arrival of Old Time Hockey. The game is intended as a throwback to games that offered arcade-style elements and ease of play with high fun factor. Set in the 1970s, Old Time Hockey brings back a punishing nature both in spirit of the sport and by placing thatĀ on those who are playing the game. Despite some temporary flashes of fun Old Time Hockey is filled with frustration, with the game designed to make things ago...
  • PRP: The familiar and the unknown
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    Posted March 24th, 2017 at 6:45 pm No Comments »
    Spring is here and with it are a number of new sports games that range from the traditional like MLB The Show 17 to the uniquely creative such as Disc Jam. In this episode of the Press Row Podcast I'm joined by Rich Grisham to briefly discuss what's most anticipated out of the former, contemplate the potential of the new BIG3 basketball league to make its way to video games, and then welcome in the two creators of Disc Jam for an interview about the game, their backgrounds, and the journey i...
  • 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...
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