The Daily Dish for 10/6/14
Today's Daily Dish is heavy on NBA 2K15 as it will be releasing in just a matter of hours. From examining the results of the poll on what features are most anticipated, to discussing the deflating news regarding Online Leagues, and looking forward to streaming the game tonight and over the coming days. Also there is mention of the latest Press Row Hangout and an explanation of why it's not unusual that there hasn't been a patch yet for Madden NFL 15.
Online Leagues in NBA 2K15 Still Lacking Some Critical Options
2K Sports didn't make much of a concerted effort to promote the Online Leagues in NBA 2K14 or now NBA 2K15. The reasoning was evident - the leagues didn't, and still don't apparently, meet the necessary requirements for running and sustaining a successful operation. Only a few tweets were sent out about 2K15's leagues which did make them seem as though they would be a viable option this time. Unfortunately now as consumers begin to dig into the game it has come to light that some of the deta...
Press Row Hangout: In the Midst of Busy Sports Gaming Season
It's the best time of the year for sports gaming fans and in the latest Press Row Hangout we start by discussing our recent experiences with games like Madden NFL 15, FIFA 15, The Golf Club, and MLB 14: The Show. After that it's on to impressions of Forza Horizon 2 (22:25) followed by a discussion of why Madden NFL 15 hasn't received a patch yet (31:50) and a look ahead to NBA 2K15 and what we're most anticipating with that game (39:37).
The Line Drive for October 5
The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didnâ€™t necessarily warrant their own postings.
â™¦Right after MNF game I'll begin live streaming NBA 2K15 on the PP Twitch page.
â™¦Catch up on the week in Daily Dish episodes with the YT playlist.
â™¦XBLÂ Gold members can get NCAA Football 14 on 360 for just $9.89 right now.
â™¦Madden NFL 15 down to its lowest price of $45 on PlayStation 4.
â™¦NHL 15 can be had for $53.85 on PS4 or Ultimate Edition $60....
What Are You Most Looking Forward To With NBA 2K15?
Unlike most sports games as of late a lot of work has gone into the modes of NBA 2K15. While it appears it'll release in a couple days without having gameplay improvements detailed, which is certainly unusual, there is no shortage of content to anticipated in the product.
Whether it's the addition of MyLeague, new storyline for MyCareerÂ and face-scanning for your MyPlayer, changes to MyGM, additions to MyTeam,Â expansion of The Park, or simply the pulling back of the influence Virtual C...
The Daily Dish for 10/3/14
Wrapping up the fourth week now of The Daily Dish is an examination of the latest Madden NFL 15 roster update, additional information on today's EA Sports UFC patch, more on MyPark mode for NBA 2K15, and a mention of this weekend's live Press Row Hangout show.
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Full Details on the Third EA Sports UFC Patch Which is Out Now
Yesterday general details on the third patch for EA Sports UFC were revealed and teased with a trailer. Today the patch has arrived on both Xbox One and PS4 and with it expanded descriptions of what has changed and been added in the update. Combined with the earlier two the post-release support has dramatically altered the gameplay to an extent that the product might be worth considering now.
It would probably be the right time to pick up UFC whenever a good deal is located - it was recen...
Madden NFL 15 Roster Update #6 Details
The roster update for Madden NFL 15 following week four of the season is now available to download on all consoles. Despite having topped out at 99 overall J.J. Watt continues to receive ratings boosts in various attribute categories as he flashes his dominance in different ways seemingly every week now. The roughest week belongs to the Saints who have 20 players that drop in ratings. Check out the completeÂ details in the update with the spreadsheet here.
Notables on the rise include Ger...
The Daily Dish for 10/2/14
One patch is nearing release (EA Sports UFC) and another is already out (NHL 15) and the two situations are discussed in today's Daily Dish. Also some quick impressions of Forza Horizon 2 and a reminder to enter in the NBA 2K15 giveaway as the drawing is late tonight!
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Second Patch Out Now for NHL 15
Just over a week ago the first patch for NHL 15 arrived and delivered with it some anticipated content that had been absent at release. Another patch dropped today on Xbox One and PS4 that is more traditional in nature as it affects gameplay, Ultimate Team, and presentation elements. It's not the promised October update that will add basic Online Team Play and the Draft to Be a GM mode - that's expected to be out mid-late this month.Â (more…)...