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...
Early Impressions of Next-Gen NBA 2K14, Madden NFL 25, and FIFA 14
While more detailed write-ups will be done in the near future here are brief initial assessments of the three launch day sports games on the PS4 that will also be out for Xbox One this week.Â Rare is the occasion where several sports games are released on the same day so time with them has been split evenly thus far. It'll take longer to craft a more complete review for each which they deserve to have. (more…)...
First Day PS4 Gameplay Videos and Press Row Hangout
An exciting first day of next-gen has come to a close and from it are several gameplay videos that were recorded followed by the live Press Row Hangout with a lengthy full panel discussion on the system and the sports games. Continue on to check out gameplay videos for Madden NFL 25, FIFA 14, and NBA 2K14 along with the hangout!Â (more…)...
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....
PlayStation App Out on iOS and Android
Sony today released the official PlayStation app - grab it now through iTunes for iOS devices or Google Play for Android. The app will turn phones and tablets into second screens for the PlayStation 4 that will communicate with the console in a similar fashion to that of SmartGlass on the Xbox 360 and One. It also provides access to PS4 friends lists and trophies, acts as a remote control, becomes a keyboard for typing messages, and can even be used to watch the streaming gameplay of others....