End of Year Community Awards: Best New Feature of 2014
The voting for various categories in the Pastapadre Community Awards continues with Best New Feature. Development focus has shifted in recent years from providing innovative features to creating content for Ultimate Team modes along more avenues to generate digital revenue. Despite that there were a few new features this year which deserve recognition over others.
Previous winners of Best New Feature include Postseason Mode (MLB 13), Connected Careers (Madden 13), NBA's Greatest (NBA 2K12...
Breaking Down the Pastapadre Community Award Categories
Seven of the Pastapadre Community Award categories are currently live to vote on - you'll find links paired with the videos included in this post. With all those in mind Rich Grisham and I got together to reflect on them. We discuss the decision making that went into choosing the nominees, the ones we personally favor, and what is most likely to win.
The upcoming categories - which include Best New Feature, Best New/Non-Yearly Sports Game, and Sports Game of the Year - will be accompanied...
Press Row Hangout: Super Mega Baseball and More on the PRP SGOTY
The latest Press Row Hangout was recorded live last night and features extended discussion on Super Mega Baseball (7:33) - which has stormed onto the scene as one of the best sports games of the year to the surprise of many - and additional reaction to the results from the Sports Game of the Year Press Row Podcast that went out late last week (1:02:26).
The Daily Dish for 12/22/14
In this episode of The Daily Dish the Pastapadre Community Award voting has kicked off, EA Sports UFC is now available for those with EA Access subscriptions, results of the feature and improvements poll for MLB 15: The Show, the PS4 deal for The Golf Club is coming to a close, the latest patch for The Golf Club, and mentions of the recent Sports Game of the Year Press Row Podcast and the next Press Row Hangout.
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The Daily Dish for 12/17/14
In the latest episode of The Daily Dish summarized thoughts on Super Mega Baseball following its release, new jerseys have been added to NBA 2K15 but the Christmas ones are completely inaccurate, a patch arrived recently for NBA Live 15, make sure to vote the poll that went up to judge anticipation levels for MLB 15: The Show features, a digital deal on PS4 is available for The Golf Club, and the $30 sale on NBA 2K15 continues through Amazon.
Trying Share Play with Super Mega Baseball
The introduction of Share Play on PlayStation 4 made it possible for games without any online component to be played through hosted connections. Assuming the individual's speeds (primarily the upload) is fast enough Share Play offers the ability to not just play with or against a friend but also pass them the controller to play on their own. In some cases the result has even proven to be better than the actual online service for the game.
Super Mega Baseball does not offer online play and...