Three New Articles on Sporting News
I'll be contributing articles regularly going forward to Sporting News and the first three went up this week. The idea is to write there for a more general audience - many of the themes and practically all of the pertinent information having already being covered here but presentedÂ in a different manner - and tie it in more with relevancy in the sports world.
One article is on Super Mega Baseball which beat the odds not just in becoming a fantastic game but in even getting off the ground...
First Set of 2014 Community Awards Winners
After a few weeks of collecting votes â€“ the total of which exceeded 31K â€“ itâ€™s time to announce the winners of the 2014 Pastapadre Community Choice Awards. In this half of the reveal the categories being examined are Best Gameplay, Best Franchise, Best Career, Best Presentation, Best Online, and Best Post-Release Support.Â (more…)...
Madden NFL 15 Roster Update #18 Details
The roster update heading into the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs is available now on all systems for Madden NFL 15. After two weeks off - the only two over the course of whole season that didn't receive new updatesÂ - this one heavily factors in week 16 and 17 performances and also those from the Wild Card round for the eight teams that participated. Check out complete details of the latest Madden roster update in the spreadsheet here.
Notables with ratings on the rise include Anto...
Recapping the Pastapadre Community Awards Nominations; Winners Announced Soon
All the categories for the sixth annual Pastapadre Community Awards are now open for voting. Results will be announced on Friday or Monday.Â Make sure to cast your vote if you haven't already in each of the 11 categories!
NBA 2K15 leads the way in number of nominations (6). It's followed by FIFA 15, Madden NFL 15, and MLB 14: The Show (4), The Golf Club and EA Sports UFC (3), and Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 and Super Mega Baseball (2).
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End of Year Community Awards: Best Sports Game of 2014
The voting for various categories in the Pastapadre Community Awards concludes with Best Sports Game.Â This will be the sixth year that the community will name a Sports Game of the Year. Previous winners have been MLB 13: The Show (2013), NBA 2K13 (2012), FIFA 12 (2011), NBA 2K11 (2010), and Madden NFL 10 (2009).
No game stood head and shoulders above the pack this year - and they all sure had their fair share of issues and deficiencies - but strong arguments can be made for five of the h...
Latest NBA 2K15 Roster Update Delivers Yesterday’s Three-Team Trade
DespiteÂ 2K Sports having rarely alteredÂ player ratings in the past six weeks of NBA 2K15 roster updates they have stayed on top of player movement and other personnel moves. Less than 24 hours after the announcement of a three-team trade between the Cleveland Cavaliers, Oklahoma City Thunder, and New York Knicks it has been executed in a brand new roster update.
The Thunder received Dion Waiters, the Cavs gotÂ J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert, and the Knicks have taken on the expiring contr...