Posts Tagged ‘latest news’
  • Press Row Podcast: 2016 Sports Game Power Rankings
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    Posted July 9th, 2016 at 10:45 am 4 Comments »
    It’s the second annual Sports Game Power Rankings! Bryan Wiedey and Rich Grisham navigate the sports gaming landscape to determine which franchise stands atop the genre and how they compare to each other within. The assessment relies on criteria that includes sales, reviews, cultural impact and more, so can NBA 2K repeat or will a new series take the crown? Check out the podcast through iTunes for iOS, on Android with the Stitcher app, or with Pocket Casts on iOS, Android, and Windo...
  • More features detailed for Pro Evolution Soccer 2017
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    Posted July 8th, 2016 at 5:15 pm 3 Comments »
    Back in May publisher Konami revealed the first set of gameplay related improvements to look forward to with PES 2017. Now they've provided a more complete list of features for the game. One promise of note is for weekly roster updates. That's important coming off a year where once again post-release support was unacceptable with the most glaring issue the 11 weeks it took to get a simple roster update out for the game.  (more…)...
  • MLB The Show 16 roster update details going into the All-Star break
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    Posted July 8th, 2016 at 6:30 am No Comments »
    Released early this morning the latest roster for MLB The Show 16 features an update to the All-Star Game rosters and some major ratings movement - most of which is for players headed upwards - along with big new Flashback card additions for Diamond Dynasty mode. In moving up 2 points to 98 Jose Altuve now stands alone as the third highest rated player in the game trailing only Clayton Kershaw and Mike Trout. He's hitting .346 this year (.420 in June) with 14 HR and 49 RBI. Changes inc...
  • A look at the rewrite to set pieces in FIFA 17
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    Posted July 7th, 2016 at 3:00 pm 1 Comment »
    Please enable Javascript to watch this video Some of the biggest gameplay improvements for FIFA 17 relate to set pieces and that's the focus of the latest video from EA Sports. Included this year are user-controlled throw-ins and fakes, free runs at penalty kicks and free kicks, and a targeting system on free and corner kicks. ...
  • First Deal on MLB The Show 16
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    Posted July 6th, 2016 at 4:45 pm No Comments »
    Unlike most sports video games, which often see retailers offering deals on them within weeks following their respective releases, MLB The Show tends to go months before any appear. Now with over three months having passed since it came out the first noteworthy deal for the PlayStation 4 version of the game can be found. Amazon has MLB The Show 16 on PS4 right now for $40 while the PS3 version has also been dropped and can currently be had for $30. The Show this year has gone through i...
  • NBA Live Mobile now officially released
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    Posted July 5th, 2016 at 4:00 pm 3 Comments »
    With EA Sports taking some time away from the NBA Live series on consoles in its place this year is NBA Live Mobile. The game first released in February with a Canadian soft launch. Reception from players was generally very positive and my review expressed a similar sentiment towards the free-to-play game based off the Ultimate Team model. A recent update however changed the way lineups are handled angering those who had invested in playing beforehand. A lot of time and possibly money ...
  • FIFA 17 global cover star goes up for vote
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    Posted July 5th, 2016 at 12:15 pm 4 Comments »
    Lionel Messi was featured on the cover of the FIFA series four straight years beginning in 2012. For FIFA 17 his position as the global cover star is being replaced and fans will get to choose which of the four candidates get the honor. The winner will be joined another one or two players that'll be dependent on the nation or region. The voting is now open and runs through July 19. The options are James RodrĂ­guez (Colombia/Real Madrid), Eden Hazard (Belgium/Chelsea), Anthony Martial (Fra...
  • Another gaming-related controversy shines light on nefarious activities
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    Posted July 5th, 2016 at 10:15 am 4 Comments »
    A huge controversy has arisen in the gaming world and the ramifications of how it all plays out could eventually impact the sports gaming genre. Two of the biggest Youtubers out there have been caught in a web of lies and deception after heavily promoting a "skin" gambling site for the game Counter Strike: Global Offensive that they failed to mention they actually owned. Not only were minors permitted to bet on the site but it's possible they manipulated the results for streams in which the...
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