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  • Press Row Podcast: Team Builders
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    Posted October 27th, 2017 at 4:30 pm 6 Comments »
    The Ultimate Team style modes in sports games are more popular with consumers than ever before, and they're also leaned on more than ever by publishers for the revenues they provide. What is it about these team building, card collecting modes that have proven to be so compelling and successful? What challenges do they face right now and into the future? A panel of experts on the various modes throughout the genre discuss the phenomenon on this episode. Check out the podcast through iTunes...
  • Little Caesars Arena added to NHL 18 along with updates to other stadiums and uniforms
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    Posted October 27th, 2017 at 10:30 am 2 Comments »
    The second patch for NHL 18 went out today and the primary focus was to deliver the Detroit Red Wings' new Little Caesars Arena, which was not in the game at release, and update a number of other stadiums and a great many uniforms. There were also some fixes deployed for Hockey Ultimate Team and EA Sports Hockey League. (more…)...
  • List of sports games that will be enhanced with Xbox One X
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    Posted October 25th, 2017 at 2:00 pm 21 Comments »
    The release of the Xbox One X is now under two weeks away. Beyond just the capability of producing stunning visuals with 4K and HDR, games will be enhanced through faster loading times and have the opportunity for improved framerates and textures. As provided by Microsoft the official list of sports games that will benefit from the powerful new hardware is extensive, with many that are already available and a handful that are yet to be released but in the later stages of development.  (m...
  • Another patch on the way for FIFA 18
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    Posted October 25th, 2017 at 7:15 am 2 Comments »
    Out now on PC and coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in the days/weeks ahead is a new patch for FIFA 18. An earlier update to the game addressed a number of areas, the most notable of which was improving the effectiveness of goalies. It's unclear what kind of support FIFA on Nintendo Switch will be receiving as EA Sports has yet to detail any patches for that version of the game or what their plans are for it post-release. This latest update again hits on several areas of FIFA 18 but pr...
  • NBA 2K18 tops sales in absurdly competitive sports gaming month
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    Posted October 24th, 2017 at 9:00 am 20 Comments »
    Sales results for September in North America are out via NPD and the sports games made their presence felt as they do every year. In a month with ridiculous competition within the genre NBA 2K18 finished second, Madden NFL 18 right behind it in third, FIFA 18 came in fourth, and NHL 18 was eighth. NBA Live 18 also made an appearance at #17.  (more…)...
  • Sociable Soccer now available on PC through Steam Early Access
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    Posted October 20th, 2017 at 8:30 am 1 Comment »
    Independent developers have helped to bring back unique takes on various sports in recent years and now soccer is next in line to get a much-needed injection of arcade-style fun. The fast-paced game Sociable Soccer acts as the “spiritual successor” to the 1992 game Sensible Soccer from the same lead designer Jon Hare. Sociable Soccer has taken a path similar to some other indie sports games, first falling short on a crowdfunding campaign only to continue on with a more traditional develo...
  • First NHL 18 digital deal is found on PS4
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    Posted October 19th, 2017 at 12:00 pm 4 Comments »
    Both Madden NFL 18 and NBA Live 18 have already had deals offered through a variety of retailers and now NHL 18 joins them in being available at a discount - but only on PlayStation 4 for now. Surprisingly this is a digital deal on the game and can be had through the PlayStation Store or by purchasing a code through Amazon for $40. This particular deal is worth considering given that NHL doesn't tend to get the deep discounts that other annual sports titles do for Black Friday which is no...
  • Latest patch for The Golf Club 2 adds a number of new game options
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    Posted October 18th, 2017 at 2:45 pm 1 Comment »
    It has been a while since any there were any new developments related to The Golf Club 2 but a patch has recently gone live for the game that has made some improvements and added a number of community-based options. The last update focused primarily on the early server performance issues. The Golf Club 2 is currently on sale on Steam for just $16 and Amazon has the PS4 version for $30.  (more…)...
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