Back to the Future Car Pack coming to Rocket League on October 21
Rocket League has proven to be an extraordinary success story. One of the best games of the year - something many people were able to get for free - has continued on its unprecedented roll by releasing regular downloadable content.
Tomorrow the "Revenge of the Battle-Cars Pack"Â is due to go out. Then on the 18th some free Halloween-themed items are being added. The most exciting news however came today.
Developer Psyonix has announced that a "Back to the Future Car Pack" will be out o...
The Line Drive for October 11
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 the latestÂ content created forÂ Sporting News and Hit The Pass:
Â Â Â â€˘MLB 15: The Show predicts all four of the division series
Â Â Â â€˘Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 Review: No return to the glory days
Â Â Â â€˘Blood Bowl II review: Strategy game with the look of football
Â Â Â â€˘NBA 2K16 review: A legend in the making
Â Â Â â€˘O'Ban...
Press Row Podcast: Sports Avalanche
The latest Press Row Podcast episode features panel discussion revisiting the major sports games now that all of them have been released for the year. Where do they stand in each of our rotations and is that anticipated to change over the months ahead?
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Deals on recently released sports games
While the big deals won't come around until Black Friday in late November, there are already a few opportunities to grab games that are only a matter of weeks old at considerable discounts. Amazon has severalÂ for well under the $60 they were not too long ago and a promotion at Toys "R" Us is worth considering if in the market for more than one EA Sports game.
FIFA 16: $44 on Xbox One or $48 on PlayStation 4
Madden NFL 16: $45 on Xbox One or $49 on PlayStation 4
Pro Evolution So...
Madden NFL 16 Week Four Roster Update Details
The roster update following week four of the season for Madden NFL 16 is available now on all platforms. Von Miller is the big winner this week having reached ultra-elite status. He's now rated 99 Overall and joins Aaron Rodgers, Marshal Yanda, J.J. Watt, and Rob Gronkowski in that group. Check out all the details of the roster update with the spreadsheet here.
Other names on the rise include Calais Campbell (+1 to 97), Eric Weddle (+1 to 97), Joe Thomas (+1 to 97), Earl Thomas (+1 to 96)...
EA in the news once again for FIFA accounts being compromised
Four years ago there was an epidemic of account thievery related to the FIFA series and its Ultimate Team mode. Many described it at the time asÂ "hackings" but really it was social engineering and a major failure in EA's customer service where inexperienced reps transferred accounts without properly verifying ownership.
Since that time EA Sports has put into place numerous layers of account security which has certainly helped. However in a report today from BBC News, it appears the same ...
NBA 2K16 patch expected later this month; will address broken Pro-Am
With one of the game's major modes not really working the first patch for NBA 2K16 is eagerly awaited. Â Finally today 2K Sports commented on the subject after being mute on it since the game came out, stating that a patch is currently in the internal testing stage with expectation it will reach first parties for certification soon.
Essentially then a reasonable expectation is two weeksÂ from this point before it will go live on PS4 and Xbox One. That's a long time to wait as Pro-Am will ...
Nearly two weeks have passed and Pro-Am in NBA 2K16 still isn’t working as it should
2K Sports promoted the Pro-Am as a big feature addition for NBA 2K16. As a replacement for the Jordan Rec Center, the feature would allow up to five people to play as a team online against a team of others, with leaderboards and no more "Got Next" waiting around. The team branding would even allow for custom uniforms and arena.
Unfortunately we're now on the 13th day since 2K16 released and the Pro-Am still isn't working properly. Games more often than not never start up,Â with the lobby ...