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  • SSX now included in the EA Access Vault
    Posted August 11th, 2016 at 8:30 am 2 Comments »
    The latest addition to the EA Access Vault on Xbox One is a game that released on the last generation of consoles. While the 2012 reboot of the SSX series struggled with sales it was generally well-received and was supported admirably by the publisher post-release. Thanks to backwards compatibility the game can now be played on Xbox One and for essentially free to those with an active EA Access subscription. SSX joins the likes of Madden NFL 16, FIFA 16, NHL 16, NBA Live 16, and Rory McIl...
  • Full details on Franchise Mode in NHL 17
    Posted August 9th, 2016 at 10:30 am 9 Comments »
    While the basics have been known for some time now regarding what's new in NHL 17 for the mode formerly known as Be a GM - relocation (check out the list of 19 cities) and other ownership aspects being added - EA Sports had yet to go into the specifics of the features. Those arrived today however with complete details on what to expect out of Franchise Mode when the game releases next month.  (more…)...
  • Cities available for relocation in NHL 17
    Posted August 8th, 2016 at 1:00 pm 5 Comments »
    One of the big new features for Franchise Mode in NHL 17 is team relocation. Be a GM will offer the opportunity to move a team to a new city and 19 of them have now been revealed. Cities vary in size of the market, fan engagement, stadium funding percentage, and interest in the team which will presumably play a role in whether relocation is accepted by the league. Relocation Options: Baltimore, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Halifax, Hamilton, Hartford, Houston, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Las Veg...
  • Power-ups featured in new mode for Rocket League next month
    Posted August 8th, 2016 at 10:00 am No Comments »
    Rocket League has done a fantastic job of adding new creative ways to play post-release, with everything from modes that experiment with physics and the arenas to new base sports like hockey and basketball. Now for the first time power-ups are being introduced to the game with a new mode set to arrive in September. Developer Psyonix just announced "Rumble" as a free new mode for the Playlist and Mutator areas of the game. There will be 11 different power-ups contained within Rumble: (mo...
  • The NHL 17 online beta has been extended through the weekend
    Posted August 4th, 2016 at 10:00 am 4 Comments »
    The online beta for NHL 17 that began last week had been scheduled to come to an end today. Predictably though EA Sports has announced it'll continue through the weekend and come to a close at 10AM PT on Monday. The beta for NHL 16 was extended in the exact same manner. The extra weekend will provide additional opportunities to collect and act on feedback. Last year EA pushed out a tuning update which addressed issues and provided immediate improvements with the extra days useful in judg...
  • The NHL 17 online beta has gone live
    Posted July 27th, 2016 at 2:00 pm 7 Comments »
    The online beta for NHL 17 is now up and running on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, one day earlier than had been originally scheduled. Emails have gone out to those who signed up for it when open from late June through mid-July containing codes for the 19.2 GB download. EA Sports Hockey League, Hockey Ultimate Team, and online head-to-head are all featured in the beta which is currently planned to run through August 4. If you need an EASHL club to join on PS4 one has been set up under the...
  • FC Barcelona dazzles in new PES 2017 trailer
    Posted July 26th, 2016 at 4:30 pm 5 Comments »
    Please enable Javascript to watch this video Konami today announced a three year marketing partnership with FC Barcelona that'll allow for greater access to the club, resulting in better representations of the team, players, and stadium for the Pro Evolution Soccer franchise. A new trailer celebrates the news with Barça highlight footage and glimpse at MyClub and Master League. PES 2017 will release on September 13 and is now available for pre-order at Amazon where Prime members will get...
  • What’s new with NHL 17 Hockey Ultimate Team
    Posted July 26th, 2016 at 8:15 am 2 Comments »
    The beta for NHL 17 is now just two days away and with Hockey Ultimate Team being one of the modes of play EA Sports has gone into greater detail on what to expect this year. HUT will replace "Chemistry" with a new "Synergy" system, introduces Dynamic Sets for rewards, and has improved item management.  (more…)...
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