Nine new stadiums added for FIFA 16
The E3 trailer for FIFA 16 included a glance at CenturyLink Field, home of the Seattle Sounders, and that led to some hope that there would be more MLS stadiums represented in the series. Unfortunately that won't be the case. Nine new stadiums are making their way into the series with the upcoming game but other than CenturyLink none are from MLS.
Still it's a solid group of stadiums, each of which (other than CenturyLink since it's been in Madden, and hasn't even had its north skyline - ...
MLB 15: The Show Week 17 Roster Update
The promised sweeping ratings reevaluation for the entirety of the league is now approaching being a month overdue, but today's roster update for MLB 15: The Show is still a significant one.Â This is the post-trade deadline update and featuresÂ all the movement including Troy Tulowitzki and David Price to the Blue Jays, Yoenis Cespedes to the Mets, Johnny Cueto to the Royals, Carlos Gomez to the Astros, and Cole Hamels to the Rangers.
Among those to see their ratings rise this weekÂ are J...
The Line Drive for August 2
The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didnâ€™t necessarily warrant their own postings.
â™¦Check out articles written and videos recorded for Sporting News and Hit The Pass:
Â Â Â â€˘Review: Rocket League revolutionizes concept of a sports video game
Â Â Â â€˘The beauty of Rocket League (video)
Â Â Â â€˘The best sports gaming highlights of the week
Â Â Â â€˘Discussing players who outperform their real-life selves in games
Â Â Â â€˘Wh...
Press Row Podcast: Rocket Summer
This week's episode of the Press Row Podcast features panel discussion on the summer-hit Rocket League, the currently broken sports game release schedule, and the introduction of a beta for NHL 16's EA Sports Hockey League.
Check out the podcast through iTunes for iOSÂ andÂ theÂ Stitcher app for AndroidÂ â€“Â subscribe while there to help support the show! You can also listen with the streaming player below.
Details on the first patch for Rocket League
Yesterday developer Psyonix announced upcoming downloadable content for Rocket League, as well as patches that will be adding features and implementing improvements. The first patch arrived today, and while it hasn't added the Spectator Mode or new arena that has been promised for the near future, it does bring with it some worthwhile changes.
The one with the biggest impact will affect quitters fromÂ ranked matches. Those who quit out will now be banned from matchmaking for 15 minutes. T...
The EASHL beta for NHL 16 is now available on Xbox One and PS4
The beta for NHL 16's EA Sports Hockey League can now be downloaded on both Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The mode allows you to create your player and select their equipment, create or join a club, and then play Online Seasons games with each participant selecting one of the player classes and a position.
The beta is available to those with NHL 15 on Xbox One or PS4, which includes EA Access subscribers, and will remain open for one week beginning tod...
First look at the 2K Pro-Am for NBA 2K16
If it weren't for the unprecedented leaks regarding the feature set of NBA 2K16, virtually nothing about the upcoming game would have been known even with August quickly approaching. There hasn't been much of anything official, not even a screenshot. Finally 2K Sports announced something today to do with the game, and its the Pro Am mode which had its description leaked last week, and will act as a replacement for the online Jordan Rec Center mode.
Pro Am will, like the Rec Center, involv...
Details on the first game update and downloadable content for Rocket League
Given theÂ exceptional fun that Rocket League is providing, those playing the game have been chomping at the bit for more. Today developer Psyonix revealed what to expect out of a free game update and paid downloadable content coming in the next few weeks. (more…)...
Top rated defensive tackles in Madden NFL 16
EA Sports continues to work through the defensive side of the ball, finishing up the front seven with the defensive tackles today. Geno Atkins has slid out of the top five at the position, while Aaron Donald has surged ahead of several players that were rated above him at the conclusion of last season to grab the final spot in the rankings.Â (more…)...
Rocket League is the rare sports game proving fun for everyone
Since releasing three weeks ago Rocket League has becomeÂ a huge gaming sensation. Not the typical sports game, despite borrowingÂ its its primary structureÂ from soccer, Rocket League has caught on with not just sports gaming fans but also those outside the genre, as amazing word of mouth has helped in reaching gamersÂ who may not have considered it otherwise.
It has a bright future ahead of it too, with patches and downloadable content arriving in the immediate future and support expect...