Posts Tagged ‘latest news’
  • Flawed set heavily exploited in Madden NFL 17 Ultimate Team leading to market crash
    Posted September 30th, 2016 at 8:45 pm 9 Comments »
    Ultimate Team in Madden NFL 17 earlier today experienced its first major disruption of the year and the ramifications are significant and widespread. A new set introduced to the mode was supposed to require five NAT (which are untradeable and unsellable) Elite level cards in exchange for a player rated 87+ with no restrictions. Unfortunately the set was improperly programmed and accepted five Bronze cards instead. For several hours users who were aware of the issue were able to capitalize...
  • Twitch Prime announced and is free to Amazon Prime members
    Posted September 30th, 2016 at 3:15 pm 1 Comment »
    Amazon purchased the extremely popular live video game streaming site Twitch just over two years ago and today announced its new Twitch Prime program for Amazon Prime. Free to all Prime members, Twitch Prime most notably eliminates all ads when viewing streams and provides a free channel subscription every month. For those who already have Amazon Prime you can get the benefits of Twitch Prime by linking your accounts here. Those without Amazon Prime can sign-up for a free 30 day trial. T...
  • FIFA 17 vs PES 2017
    Posted September 30th, 2016 at 10:45 am 7 Comments »
    Consumers have the choice between two excellent soccer games this year. Not only is there no going wrong with either FIFA 17 or Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 they excel in very different ways making a decision on which one to buy somewhat easier. Additionally both games have demos available to try and in the case of FIFA there are the full 10 hours to play through EA Access subscriptions on either Xbox One or PC. FIFA 17 is a really well-rounded product considering its extensive slate of li...
  • Madden NFL 17 roster update details out of week three of the season
    Posted September 29th, 2016 at 2:45 pm 16 Comments »
    The roster update following week three is now available to download in Madden NFL 17. The first major casualty has hit an elite-rated player as the 99 Overall J.J. Watt is done for the year. Notable ratings movers include Aaron Rodgers (+1 to 96), Jamie Collins (+1 to 93), Cam Newton (-2 to 92), Kawann Short (-2 to 90), Stephon Gilmore (+2 to 88), Leonard Williams (+3 to 87), Ryan Kalil (-3 to 86), Carson Palmer (-2 to 86), Marcus Peters (+2 to 85), Giovani Bernard (-2 to 84), LeGarrette ...
  • Madden NFL 17 has its commentary update from the third week of the regular season
    Posted September 28th, 2016 at 1:00 pm 25 Comments »
    The seventh commentary update for Madden NFL 17 went out today with the broadcast team of Brandon Gaudin and Charles Davis reflecting on the events that took place and storylines that emerged from week three of the season. Madden will be receiving these real-world commentary updates regularly throughout the year which apply to Play Now and Online games. The duo will also be recording additional audio for modes like Franchise and Ultimate Team. The commentary update from week three is out ...
  • Super Mega Baseball 2 Coming Next Year
    Posted September 28th, 2016 at 7:00 am 6 Comments »
    Super Mega Baseball was one of the most pleasant surprises for the sports gaming genre in years. With the near extinction of arcade-style games leaving a void to independent developers, Metalhead Software took advantage despite a lack of licensing and delivered a fun and accessible game with an innovative "Ego" difficulty system. Its release late in 2014 led to unexpected strong consideration for Sports Game of the Year. Today the developer officially announced Super Mega Baseball 2 whic...
  • First patch is out for NBA 2K17
    Posted September 27th, 2016 at 9:15 am 16 Comments »
    The first post-release patch for NBA 2K17 has gone live on PlayStation 4 and will be arriving soon on Xbox One. It's a massive download coming in at 7.1 GB so what's been done is considerable and affects gameplay and the various franchise and online modes. Observations of fixes so far include substitutions made during timeouts (players enter immediately instead of having to wait for the next dead ball situation) and the courts for the Knicks and Bucks. What it hasn't done is completely s...
  • Many still missing major piece to NBA 2K17’s pre-order incentive
    Posted September 26th, 2016 at 11:30 am 6 Comments »
    2K Sports leveraged the pre-order bonuses for NBA 2K17 throughout the summer as practically the only way in which they were attempting to sell the game. The company stressed the inclusion of the 1992 Dream Team more than anything else yet most of those who bought the game still find themselves without the team. 10 days now have passed since 2K17's release and based on the number of consumers inquiring about the team missing through social media, and a poll run over the weekend, the Dream ...
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