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  • Top rated corners in Madden NFL 17
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    Posted July 28th, 2016 at 10:00 am 8 Comments »

    Madden NFL 17 Josh Norman

    Four of the five corners at the top of the rankings for Madden NFL 17 return to their spots from where they finished up last season. Josh Norman is the highest rated cornerback in the game, a position he rose to over the course of Madden NFL 16 where he initially began tied for 26th and then earned 10 Overall Rating points over the course of the year while other premier CBs slid downwards. One of those, Darrelle Revis, returns to the top five after he fell out of it last season and he passed five players who were tied or ahead of him to get that ranking.

    T-#5 Darrelle Revis – 91 Overall
    T-#5 Patrick Peterson – 91 Overall  Read more

  • The NHL 17 online beta has gone live
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    Posted July 27th, 2016 at 2:00 pm 7 Comments »

    NHL 17 Beta

    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 name Hit The Pass.

  • Top rated defensive ends in Madden NFL 17
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    Posted July 27th, 2016 at 9:00 am 7 Comments »

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    Any concerns about availability or effectiveness following back surgery won’t affect J.J. Watt to start Madden NFL 17 as he’s now the second player along with Rob Gronkowski to get a 99 Overall Rating. The big move made at defensive end is with Olivier Vernon who has jumped several players in order to stake a claim to a spot in the top five and in the process has knocked Michael Bennett out of the group.

    #5 Olivier Vernon – 91 Overall
    T-#4 Mike Daniels – 92 Overall
    T-#4 Brandon Graham – 92 Overall  Read more

  • 2016 Olympic Team and 92 Dream Team made official for NBA 2K17
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    Posted July 27th, 2016 at 6:15 am 6 Comments »

    NBA 2K17 Paul George Cover

    Four years ago in NBA 2K13 the 2012 Men’s National Team and 1992 Dream Team were featured. When Paul George was revealed as the cover athlete for NBA 2K17, and the cover included him wearing a Team USA jersey, it became clear that this year’s team would be part of the upcoming game. Today 2K Sports confirmed that along with the return of the 1992 Dream Team as part of the pre-order bonus.

    The official release from 2K Sports failed to mention any new unique ways in which the teams will be utilized. In 2K13 they were only able to be used in “Play Now” games. Additional info could be coming at a later date, considering other National Teams are going to be included with only Australia confirmed so far, and hopefully that’ll be the case as it’ll be disappointing if they’re that limited once again. Whether it be an Olympics mode, tournament setup, a role in the story mode, and ability to use online, they really should be featured in a more expansive manner.

    Also left unspecified is whether all 12 players will be there for the Dream Team. Charles Barkley and Scottie Pippen were both resistant to being in 2K13.

    New with 2K17 is Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski who’ll be found on the sidelines coaching the team and in a revamped tutorial mode focused on teaching basketball fundamentals.

    NBA 2K17 is set to release on September 16 and Amazon Prime members can get all versions for 20% off. Besides the Dream Team the base pre-order incentive includes VC, MyTeam packs, and USA Basketball MyPlayer jersey.

  • FC Barcelona dazzles in new PES 2017 trailer
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    Posted July 26th, 2016 at 4:30 pm 5 Comments »

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    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 it for 20% off. For an overview of all the features in the game check out the article from earlier this month.

  • Top rated tight ends in Madden NFL 17
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    Posted July 26th, 2016 at 12:00 pm 11 Comments »

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    Rob Gronkowski is the cover athlete for Madden NFL 17 and he’s also now the first player to receive the coveted 99 Overall Rating for the game. Most of the defense has yet to be revealed however, and he’ll likely be joined by a few from that side of the ball.

    #5 Jimmy Graham – 89 Overall
    #4 Tyler Eifert – 90 Overall Read more

  • What’s new with NHL 17 Hockey Ultimate Team
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    Posted July 26th, 2016 at 8:15 am 2 Comments »

    NHL 17 Hockey Ultimate Team

    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.  Read more

  • Top rated defensive tackles and offensive linemen in Madden NFL 17
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    Posted July 25th, 2016 at 9:30 am 2 Comments »

    Madden NFL 17 Aaron Donald

    The latest ratings to be revealed for Madden NFL 17 are for the offensive line and the interior of the defensive line. So far the trend with the ratings has been that despite actual attributes either staying the same or rising from the conclusion of last season their Overall numbers have gone down and that continues at these positions. While the players making up the top 5 at DT are the same finished off Madden 16 there’s one new member of the top 10 on the OL.

    #5 Kawann Short – 92 Overall
    T-#3 Ndamukong Suh – 93 Overall
    T-#3 Fletcher Cox – 93 Overall Read more

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