Discussing the role college teams will play in NBA 2K16
Last week it was discovered, through a leaked achievements list, that MyCareer Mode in NBA 2K16 will include some form of college implementationÂ in the early stages of the player's career path. That news, combined with there being at least 11 schools that have been licensed by 2K SportsÂ through the Collegiate Licensing Company for use in video games, makes it appear likely that some actual universities are going to appear in NBA 2K16.
It would be the first time in years that any represe...
Top rated rookies in Madden NFL 16
Even when selected #1, quarterbacks aren't alwaysÂ the top rated players of their class when entering Madden. The learning curve, and potential that they may sit to begin their career, means positions like offensive tackle and wide receiver get an edge in early ratings.
That proves true again this year as it's the #4 pick in the draft, Amari Cooper, who comes out on top for Madden NFL 16, though #1 pick Jameis Winston is rightÂ behind by only a single point. The #2 pick, Marcus Mariota, f...
MLB 15: The Show Week 15 Roster Update
Despite the promise of a huge roster update over the All-Star break period for MLB 15: The Show that would involve a sweeping reevaluation ofÂ the entirety of the league, that update has yet to be delivered by SCEA. A third week has now gone by with updates that have disappointed tremendously as they haven't even been up to par with those from earlier in the season while fans have eagerly awaited something that would greatly impact Diamond Dynasty.
There's ratings movement for a few big n...
The Line Drive for July 19
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 written and videos recorded for Sporting News and Hit The Pass:
Â Â Â â€˘Free agency winning and losing teams for NBA 2K16
Â Â Â â€˘Discussing the leaked features for NBA 2K16 (video)
Â Â Â â€˘Reviewing Rory McIlroy PGA Tour (video)
Â Â Â â€˘The Highlight Room is starting soon - send us your top plays
Â Â Â â€˘Never miss a vi...
More on NBA Live 16 gameplay improvements
EA Sports today released additional information on gameplay improvements in four key areas for NBA Live 16. Some of this was detailed over the course of E3, but there's some more to chew on today from what has been provided. Dribbling, shooting, passing, and screens are keyed on with today's information on the upcoming game.Â (more…)...
The winners and losers from the free agency period for NBA 2K16
There has been no shortage of drama this month since the free agency period opened for the NBA. Big decisions were made by impact players to change teams, one of those decisions was reversed at the last minute, prestige teams of the past came up empty on attempts to attract big names, and several trades were executed along the way. The changes have bolstered the quality of some teams, while others have seem themselves weakened in the process.
Looking ahead to NBA 2K16, what five teams imp...