Joe Montana Football news brings a temporary end to a bizarre saga
It all began nearly a year ago. Joe Montana teased what at the time was believed to be a mobile game by tweeting out a picture that was accompanied by the hashtags #youvewaitedlongenough andÂ #joemontanafootball16. Ever since fantastical rumors have swirled, inexplicably fanned by the CEO of the company developing the game, leading to some unfortunate misinformation and seriously unrealistic expectations.Â (more…)...
Hangout Video: E3 2015 Day Zero Reactions
The first day of E3 is in the books and it was relatively uneventful, though quite informative, in regards toÂ the upcoming crop of sports games.
This year at E3 expectations were tempered as far as the yearly league-licensed games go and there were few deviations from what was anticipated. Madden NFL 16 got a new mode announced, NBA Live 16 made some big promises, and FIFA 16 had one of the longest presentations in recent memory. Meanwhile the oft-rumored, and perpetually teased, Joe Mon...
Recapping the 2015 Microsoft E3 Press Conference
Microsoft held their 2015 E3 Press Briefing earlier today and unlike some past years it wasn't an eventful one for those with interest in sports games. Electronic Arts, which has its own conference later today, made an appearance but the focus was mostly onÂ EA Access - which definitely deserves more recognition and hopefully awareness will rise because of it.Â (more…)...
The Line Drive for June 14
The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didnâ€™t necessarily warrant their own postings.
â™¦Check out articles of interest written onÂ Sporting News and Hit The Pass:
Â Â Â â€¢A look at E3's past for sports games and what to expect this week
Â Â Â â€¢Russell Westbrook named cover athlete for NBA Live 16
Â Â Â â€¢Why do hitters in baseball games overperform or underperform ratings?
Â Â Â â€¢First sports gaming highlights of the week r...
Press Row Podcast: E3 2015 Preview
The latest Press Row Podcast is here to get you ready for E3 early next week. The main press conferences take place Monday and the show floor opens Tuesday. For all the details on the conferences and show floor make sure to check out the article that went up yesterday!
From the basic messaging weâ€™re expecting from core titles to far-flung future-state virtual reality, this yearâ€™s E3 conference is likely to throw a lot at fans of big-time sports. Will there be any major surprises? Will...
Premiere Episode of The Film Room
Over at Hit The Pass, one of the new features that rolled out this week was The Film Room. The concept behind the videos will be to get into the head of players by analyzing the decision-making that everyone makes over the course of a game.
What worked and what didn't - and when something goes wrong what could have been done differently? The concept is different from "tips" videos because it isn't about completing certain actions rather the thinking that goes on behind any actions.