Newly approved rules changes will only minimally affect Madden NFL 18
Every year new rules are considered at the NFL Owner's Meetings with a few inevitably passing. The changes that have been enacted this year won't have a huge impact on Madden NFL 18 but there are a few that will affect the way the game looks and plays.
Even though it wasn't possible to do in the actual games, the opening cinematic sequence in Madden NFL 17 featured Alec Ogeltree jumping over the center to block a kick. That tactic was employed numerous times in the 2016-17 season and give...
The new legends in MLB The Show 17
MLB The Show 17 marks the third year that the series features legends from the past. 30 were introduced MLB 15 and that number was doubled in MLB 16. The latest edition of the game has added 15 more players from the baseball's past to that prestigious group.
Hereâ€™s a look at the 15 new legends, their ratings, age, and contract demands for Franchise purposes where turning on the option for legend free agents makes them available in the free agent pool. Cards for the legends are also obta...
MLB Tap Sports Baseball 2017 available now
For years now Tap Sports Baseball has been one of the best sports games for mobile devices, combining simple but satisfying gameplay with team-building and collecting, and all the while doing so without enjoyment solely relying on money spentÂ which is the case with many other mobile games. The latest edition of TSBÂ has just released (download for iOS here and Android here) and for the first time it features the complete package of MLB licensing.
The real teams and their respective logos...
MLB The Show 17 struggling to get online servers up and running
While server issues are common for many games in the early hours of release MLB The Show is coming off a particularly rough launch last year and things aren't going well so far.
The servers for MLB The Show 17 have been downÂ sinceÂ official release late last evening, preventing consumers from playing online games, Online Franchise, Challenge of the Week, and the most promoted mode in the game Diamond Dynasty.
Without the functioning servers consumers are unable to carry over progress ...
Review of Old Time Hockey
Though overshadowed by aÂ major sports game release today also brings the arrival of Old Time Hockey. The game is intended as a throwback to games that offered arcade-style elements and ease of play with high fun factor. Set in the 1970s, Old Time Hockey brings back a punishing nature both in spirit of the sport and by placing thatÂ on those who are playing the game.
Despite some temporary flashes of fun Old Time Hockey is filled with frustration, with the game designed to make things ago...
NHL 17 added to the EA Access Vault
The third EA Sports game from 2016 has now reached the Vault in EA Access. NHL 17 was added today making it available in full to all subscribers.
EA Access is currently exclusive to Xbox One with Sony declining to offer the service on PS4 despite its remarkable value. For $30 a year or $5 month-to-month, members get unlimited access to the back library of EA games on the console which in addition to NHL 17 now includes Madden NFL 17, EA Sports UFC 2 and all earlier XB1 sports titles plus ...
Touchdown: Armor League begins crowdfunding campaign
Recent high concept efforts like Rocket League and Disc Jam have succeeded in melding together very different things - racing and soccer, tennis and air hockey - to create competitive games fun for wide audiences. A new project that launched a Kickstarter campaign today hopes to deliverÂ on something similar.Â (more…)...
The Line Drive for March 26
The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didnâ€™t necessarily warrant their own postings.
â™¦James Harden is now the second highest rated current-day player in NBA 2K17.
â™¦Get a freeÂ Standard Pack for MLB The Show 17 by completing some website quests.
â™¦StandardÂ MLB The Show 17 can still be ordered for 20% off with Amazon Prime.
â™¦The first themed team-building Event for Diamond Dynasty will beginÂ April 4th.
â™¦Check out the full list of 32...