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  • Press Row Podcast: Around the Horn
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    Posted December 5th, 2016 at 10:00 am 2 Comments »
    With Washington set to face Alabama in the College Football Playoff, Press Row Podcast host Bryan Wiedey is looking forward to a month of jousting with now-enemy Rich Grisham. After opening with some college football talk the two transition to an in-depth discussion on the just completed ‘Madden Classic’ eSports event. Topics broached later in the episode include how Golf Club VR and NBA 2KVR have been received, the shaky debut of NBA 2K17’s Park After Dark feature, MLB The Show 17â€...
  • Press Row Podcast: Power of Livestreaming
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    Posted November 26th, 2016 at 10:00 am No Comments »
    The world of video games is constantly evolving, and no phenomenon has impacted how companies market, how media covers, and how consumers discover them more than livestreaming. On this week’s episode of the Press Row Podcast, we gather streamers and content makers from three different angles - publisher (Adam Burnett/Out of the Park Developments), independent media outlet (Chris aka Millennium/Operation Sports), and self-made popular streamer (Daniel Basel/UberYouTuber) to join guest host ...
  • Press Row Podcast: eSports Growing Pains
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    Posted November 12th, 2016 at 1:45 pm 1 Comment »
    While it’s uphill battle for sports games in the world of eSports the likes of EA Sports and 2K Sports are dedicated to carving out a place for their franchises in the lucrative competitive arena. The games are battling the actual real-life sporting broadcasts for interest from viewers, while also struggling to prove a compelling watch when they often fail to look like the sports they are supposed to represent due to the way they are being played. Madden NFL 17‘s first competition of ...
  • Press Row Podcast: Winter is Here
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    Posted November 7th, 2016 at 12:00 pm No Comments »
    There's a long wait ahead until the next major sports game releases at the end of March with MLB The Show 17. Despite that there’s always news and developments to react to and some of those are tackled in the latest episode of the Press Row Podcast. Topics discussed include the recently released snowboarding game Infinite Air, the selection of Ken Griffey Jr. for the cover of MLB 17, story modes driving the success of NBA 2K and now FIFA 17, troubled post-release support with NBA 2K17 (...
  • Press Row Podcast: The Role of Sports Games with New Hardware
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    Posted October 22nd, 2016 at 10:00 am 1 Comment »
    PlayStation VR has reached the market, PS4 Pro is only a matter of weeks away from release, and the Nintendo Switch was just officially announced and will arrive March 2017. As always sports are crucial to determining how successful gaming systems are over the long term as they draw in consumers and keep them engaged with the platforms. What role will sports be playing in the early days of the new hardware and will consumers buy-in with the expectation of reliably-released and unique experie...
  • Press Row Podcast: Review Roundup
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    Posted September 23rd, 2016 at 11:00 am 1 Comment »
    An unprecedented number of sports game releases within a compressed window of just a few weeks has left both consumers and reviewers struggling to find the time and/or money for all of them. The panel in this episode discusses at length four of the latest games to arrive on the market - NHL 17, NBA 2K17, Pro Evolution Soccer 2017, and Forza Horizon 3. Check out the podcast through iTunes for iOS, on Android with the Stitcher app, or with Pocket Casts on iOS, Android, and Windows. The ...
  • Press Row Podcast: The Sports Gaming Storm of 2016
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    Posted September 17th, 2016 at 8:00 am 13 Comments »
    Now in the midst of the busiest time of the year in sports gaming, Bryan Wiedey and Rich Grisham reflect on recent releases and those right around the corner. With limited time what games rise to the top and which fall by the wayside? Between Madden NFL 17, PES 2017, NBA 2K17, NHL 17, FIFA 17, and several racers – Forza Horizon 3, Nascar Heat Evolution, F1 2016 – there’s no choice but for a game to be great in order to compete in the current marketplace. Check out the podcast throug...
  • Press Row Podcast: Madden NFL 17 Ultimate Team Breakdown
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    Posted September 10th, 2016 at 1:15 pm 1 Comment »
    One mode in Madden NFL 17 has expanded so much in terms of both content and prominence that it couldn’t even fit into the Review Roundtable episode. In this episode of the Press Row Podcast, Bryan Wiedey and T.J. Lauerman examine the revenue-driving Ultimate Team by going through its intimidating feature set and assessing what is working well and what could be improved. Has it all gotten to be a little too much for the average gamer? Check out the podcast through iTunes for iOS, on A...
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