Posts Tagged ‘latest news’
  • New MLB The Show 18 video puts the spotlight on Road to the Show
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    Posted March 7th, 2018 at 1:30 pm No Comments »
    This week the promotion for MLB The Show 18 is centered on Road to the Show, and while the blog that was to detail the improvements for this year is overdue to arrive (was scheduled to be out yesterday) there is a video that has been released going over the basics. There isn't too much new to glean from the trailer with the exception of what would appear to be progression taking on a more results-oriented approach. Previously mentioned changes for RTTS that will be gone into more later this ...
  • The 2018 FIFA World Cup game remains a mystery even as the tournament draws closer
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    Posted March 6th, 2018 at 9:15 am No Comments »
    Every four years the traditional FIFA World Cup game from EA Sports is eagerly anticipated by fans across the globe. The game that represents the tournament has proven to not just be successful in terms of sales (in the millions of copies) but also by acting as an especially accessible product and a bridge for what has generally been a more casual crowd to the traditional FIFA series. 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa was one of the best sports games of the last console generation and coincid...
  • Gameplay improvements and new fighters highlight first EA Sports UFC 3 patch
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    Posted March 5th, 2018 at 11:30 am No Comments »
    The first patch for EA Sports UFC 3 goes out today on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 and at the same time that the game remains available with a limited-time sale for $39. The update made to the game is of great significance, with sweeping improvements to gameplay along with three new fighters, some minor changes having made to both Career and Ultimate Team modes, and added referee interactions during "finish the fight" sequences. (more…)...
  • Rocket League gets DC superhero content with new DLC pack
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    Posted March 5th, 2018 at 10:30 am No Comments »
    The latest vehicle additions through premium downloadable content arrive today in Rocket League. The Tumbler from The Dark Knight Rises and the Batmobile from 1989's Batman join other licensed cars in the game from the likes of Back to the Future and Fast & Furious. The DC Super Heroes DLC pack is sold for $4 and also includes: ♦Aquaman -- Decal (Breakout), and Player Banner ♦Batman -- Decal (Paladin), and Player Banner ♦Cyborg -- Decal (Roadhog), and Player Banner ♦Flash ...
  • The Line Drive for March 4
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    Posted March 4th, 2018 at 11:45 am No Comments »
    The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didn’t necessarily warrant their own postings. ♦Looking at the league's biggest risers and fallers in NBA 2K18 so far this season. ♦Another stadium screenshot has been released for Super Mega Baseball 2. ♦EA Sports UFC 3 is still on sale down to $39 just for a few more days. ♦Archived developer stream on the Diamond Dynasty features in MLB The Show 18. ♦New video goes over many new bat flips t...
  • Online Franchise has been cut from MLB The Show 18
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    Posted March 3rd, 2018 at 8:30 am No Comments »
    As Ultimate Team and Diamond Dynasty modes exploded in popularity and their ability to generate digital revenue soared, Online Franchise in games not named Madden began to be seen as fringe by developers. They've been left lacking core features, rarely been updated, and issues with them have often been ignored in post-release support. NHL for one decided to just dump it for good after struggling to get it to run properly. Now MLB The Show is also going away from the mode completely. The m...
  • Press Row Podcast: The march towards upcoming games
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    Posted March 2nd, 2018 at 8:30 am No Comments »
    2018 is shaping up to be a strong one for the sports gaming genre due in large part to independent developers. The latest game to be announced is The Golf Club 2019 which will act as the third entry in the well-regarded series that began in 2014, but concern is raised whether it will be able to sustain much less grow its consumer base in a graveyard of once annualized sports franchises. Also on this episode discussion regarding the new features revealed for MLB The Show 18's Diamond Dynasty ...
  • First big price drop for EA Sports UFC 3
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    Posted February 28th, 2018 at 11:00 am No Comments »
    UFC exploded onto the video game scene in 2009 with the birth of THQ's UFC Undisputed series. However ever since then with each subsequent release representing the fight promotion sales numbers have steadily dropped. Though specific numbers on EA Sports UFC 3's sales are not known the placement at #13 in January NPD is an alarming indication that popularity and interest has hit another all-time low. That brings into real question whether the series has a future ahead of it or if the two comp...
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