MLB The Show 16 gets its first new packs of the regular season
Two new card packs began being offered in the MLB The Show 16 store yesterday. The "Prime Time Performers" and "Swing For The Fences" packs go for 5,000 coins and contain 3 player cards with a higher chance them beingÂ Gold or Diamond.
The math doesn't really add up to make one of these packs a good value purchase however. Take 5,000 Coins and either buy one of these new packs gettingÂ 3 player cards that have 2X chance of being a Gold or Diamond OR you openÂ 5 regular packs and get 30 pl...
Survey lays out features being considered for EA Sports UFC 3
EA Sports UFC 2 just released last month but internally the publisher is already looking ahead to the follow-up likely scheduled forÂ 2018. The company is attempting to gauge interest in potential new features to be introduced inÂ EA Sports UFC 3 through a survey sent out to random owners of the game. A screenshot sent inÂ by a reader has revealed what they have in mind.
Features represented in similar past surveys have often come to fruition, so these are unlikely just to be random ideas...
Rocket League Hoops to release on April 26
With the hockey mode that went out late last year developer Psyonix proved they could put a whole different spin on Rocket League with a new base sport that delivers a completely unique experience. The next highly anticipated new mode will be here in under a week.
Rocket League Hoops will go out on April 26 and it is completely free content. The basketball mode played in Dunk House Arena looks to make the air-game more important than ever, after hockey shifted focus onto playing the boar...
Press Row Podcast: Diamond Dealing
Team-building modes in sports games are intended to be played for months on end, if not year-round, making them initially tough to assess when in the early days following their respective releases. With over three weeks now having been spent playing Diamond Dynasty in MLB The Show 16 thereâ€™s a lot more that has been evaluated following the coverage in the review roundtable episode. BryanÂ Wiedey and T.J. Lauerman discuss everything there is to do with the popular mode in an all-new Press R...
EA Sports UFC 2 cover star Conor McGregor announces retirement
In a shocking turn of events, UFC's featherweight champion Conor McGregor announced his retirement earlier today, and at least one reporter has heard it's not an elaborate troll-job from the outspoken brash personality that would make it a natural first assumption. McGregor is just 27 and has risen to stardom in the last two years earning a spot on the cover of EA Sports UFC 2 which released last month. He was scheduled for a rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 200 in July.
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FIFA 16 added to the EA Access Vault
The thirdÂ EA SportsÂ game to have originally releasedÂ in 2015Â has reached the Vault in EA Access. Madden NFL 16Â was added in February andÂ NHL 16 in March, and now FIFA 16 joins it and all other games from the publisher to have come outÂ earlier this generation.
EA Access is currently exclusive to Xbox One with Sony declining to offer the service on PS4. For $30 a year or $5 month-to-month, members get unlimited access to the back library of EA games on the console which in addition t...
Week two roster update for MLB The Show 16 adds more rookies and adjusts some ratings
The first in-season roster update for MLB The Show 16 was primarily utilized to add in rookies who had made their Major League debut. In the second update, which went out today, more rookies have been introduced into the game.
After being left out last week, Dae-Ho Lee has made his way into the game, however for some reason placed on the Mariners' AA team rather than the MLB squad. The highest rated new rookie is Brett Nicholas of the Rangers, while Mallex Smith and Nomar Mazara are the o...
The Line Drive for April 17
The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didnâ€™t necessarily warrant their own postings.
â™¦Unearthing the biggest sleeper (over)performers in MLB 16 Diamond Dynasty.
â™¦A closer look at the first batch of rookies that were added to MLB The Show 16.
â™¦NBA 2K17 special edition will celebrate the career of Kobe Bryant.
â™¦Both Legend and StandardÂ NBA 2K17 can be pre-ordered for 20% offÂ w/Amazon Prime.
â™¦EA Sports UFC 2 can still be purchased o...