Skate 3 now backwards compatible on XB1
Despite the pleas of fans Electronic Arts has shown no signs of bringing the Skate franchse back to life for the new generation of consoles. A consolation prize though arrives today as Skate 3 is now among the library of backwards compatible titles on Xbox One.
Skate 3 originally came out in 2010 and actually was the lowest rated edition of the series finishing with an 80 on Metacritic. Some of the complaints were related toÂ the proximity of releases as the three Skate games were produce...
NBA 2K17 roster update begins ratings adjustments and returns Steve Nash
The second roster update for NBA 2K17 has just gone out and not only does it deliver the first ratings changes for the season but one legend has been returned to the game. Steve Nash is once again on the classic 2004-05 Phoenix Suns and 2002-03 Dallas Mavericks teams. He was in 2K16 with their additionÂ but was absent from both rosters for the launch of 2K17.
Kawhi Leonard is now the second highest rated player in the game. In moving up 2 points to 95 Overall, Leonard has surpassed Stephe...
Madden NFL 17 has its commentary update from the ninth week of the regular season
The 12th commentary update for Madden NFL 17 has gone out with the broadcast team of Brandon Gaudin and Charles Davis reflecting on the events that took place and storylines that emerged from week nine 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 is also recording additional audio for modes like Franchise and Ultimate Team.
Another commentary update is out in Madden NFL 17. Here...
Madden NFL 17’s midseason biggest player rating risers and fallers
Now at the mid-way point of the season the progression and regression of players through Madden NFL 17 can be assessed. As one would expect, the NFC-leadingÂ Cowboys have been the biggest beneficiary of the weekly updates, while the Panthers starting 1-5 resulted in them taking the most extreme damage with the impact seen throughout the roster.
It's obviously easiest for players who begin rated low to move up, and Denver hasÂ seen their QB, C, and FB rise by 14-15 points. Zach Brown, Lore...
Press Row Podcast: Winter is Here
There's a long wait ahead until the next major sports game releases at the end of March with MLB The Show 17. Despite that thereâ€™s always news and developments to react to and some of those are tackled in the latest episode of the Press Row Podcast.
Topics discussed include the recently released snowboarding game Infinite Air, the selection of Ken Griffey Jr. for the cover of MLB 17, story modes driving the success of NBA 2K and now FIFA 17, troubled post-release support with NBA 2K17 (...
Details on the third patch for NBA 2K17
The third post-release patch for NBA 2K17 has arrived for both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The update frees up the ability to deliver roster updates - the first is out now also - and addresses a number of issues in gameplay and with the various modes in the game.
The patch delivers PS4 Pro support, the updated court for the Cavs, various adjustments to foul calls, fixing of illegal screens, changes to CPU defensive AI decision-making, and the ability to skip previously watched scenes in M...
The Line Drive for November 6
The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didnâ€™t necessarily warrant their own postings.
â™¦New episode of the Press Row Podcast is available discussing recent news.
â™¦Amazon Prime members can pre-order MLB The Show 17 for 20% off.
â™¦Review of Infinite Air which unfortunately forgets the fun of extreme sports.
â™¦After a lengthy delay the first roster update for NBA 2K17 is out now.
â™¦The Movember promotion has opened up in FIFA 17 Ultimate T...
November Gauntlet has arrived in Madden NFL 17 Ultimate Team
The beginning of a new month brings with it a new Gauntlet for Ultimate Team mode in Madden NFL 17. The November Gauntlet follows the ones designated for October and the period prior, as well as recent promotions like Most Feared, Breast Cancer Awareness, and NFL Journey as fantastic ways to build teams through playing without necessarily having to spend money.
Those who complete the 60 solo challenges in the Gauntlet for November will have earned 104K Coins, 12 Contract Packs, 6 Pro Pack...