Posts Tagged ‘latest news’
  • MLB The Show 17 gets first player ratings changes with second roster update of season
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    Posted April 28th, 2017 at 1:15 pm 3 Comments »
    The second roster update for MLB The Show 17 went out today and it's an especially significant one as it delivers the first player ratings changes this year. Some impressive moves have been made by the likes of James Paxton, Bryce Harper, and Freddie Freeman. Paxton is up 5 points to 85 Overall taking him from Silver to Gold. The big lefty ace of the Mariners staff is 3-0 with a 1.39 ERA, .84 WHIP, and 39 stikeouts. In 4 of his 5 starts he's gone 6+ innings with no earned runs. Paxton rec...
  • Rookies selected in first round of NFL Draft added to Madden 17 Ultimate Team
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    Posted April 28th, 2017 at 8:00 am 4 Comments »
    Ever since 2012 EA Sports has been adding incoming rookies early to Madden, months in advance of them making their official debut with the edition that represents their first actual season as a member of the league. EA has been able to do this by introducing them into Madden Ultimate Team and that tradition continues with Madden NFL 17 where all 32 first rounders taken in the 2017 NFL Draft can now be found in Ultimate Team mode. There are two different types of cards: one with ratings...
  • The second Diamond Dynasty Event is underway in MLB The Show 17
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    Posted April 27th, 2017 at 12:15 pm No Comments »
    When the first of the new 'Events' in MLB The Show 17's Diamond Dynasty mode rolled out earlier this month it was met by heavy criticism both for its structure and initial delay from the advertised start date. Outside of the concern over server issues wiping out results or causing crashes mid-game, the feedback was overwhelming that it simply wasn't reasonable to ask players to invest 40+ hours within a week's time in pursuit of a single reward. Some changes appear to have been made based o...
  • Next Forza Horizon 3 expansion is Hot Wheels
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    Posted April 26th, 2017 at 2:45 pm 1 Comment »
    Hot Wheels recently made a first appearance through Rocket League and now the brand is moving into another popular racing-based series. The next expansion for Forza Horizon 3 - which follows the terrific Blizzard Mountain - will involve six new themed mountains connected by Hot Wheels tracks along with 10 total new cars. Releasing on May 9 the expansion DLC will go for a price of $20 or is included with the Expansion Pass.  (more…)...
  • Release date set for The Golf Club 2 and new trailer puts Course Creator in spotlight
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    Posted April 26th, 2017 at 8:00 am 9 Comments »
    Though announced nearly a year ago it wasn't until today that the sequel to 2014's The Golf Club got an official release date. The Golf Club 2 will go out Tuesday, June 27 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Accompanying that news is a brand new trailer taking a new look at improvements that have been made to the popular Course Creator.  (more…)...
  • Burnout creators making new game modeled on its Crash Mode
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    Posted April 26th, 2017 at 7:00 am 2 Comments »
    When the original creators of the Burnout series opened their own studio the first effort was a destruction-based game set within various environments using a golf club and ball - having taken inspiration from the popular 'Crash Mode' of the Burnout days. Three Fields Entertainment today announced that their next game will go back to the Burnout roots with a game centered on creating the biggest most costly car crashes. Powered by Unreal Engine, Danger Zone combines real physical crashes wi...
  • Get $20 worth of VC and card pack free for NBA 2K17 with Prime
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    Posted April 25th, 2017 at 10:30 am 2 Comments »
    One of the perks of Twitch Prime - which is part of the same Amazon Prime subscription that includes free 2-day shipping, 20% off pre-ordered video games, streaming video and music and much more - is free in-game 'loot' given out every month for various games. For the first time a major sports game has hit that rotation with NBA 2K17 getting free digital content. Those with Prime and the game will receive 75,000 VC and a MyTeam Pack containing a guaranteed Sapphire or Moments card. The VC...
  • Details on MLB The Show 17’s second patch
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    Posted April 25th, 2017 at 6:45 am 20 Comments »
    While a patch was quickly released for MLB The Show 17 two weeks ago it only affected a couple issues related to online play and corrected the Tigers road uniforms. The latest patch, which went out this morning, impacts a whole lot more. Among the most notable changes are a reduction to opposite field power, improvements to the catcher's blocking ability, and a fix for the CPU pulling starting pitchers too early. (more…)...
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