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  • Get free rewards ahead of MLB The Show 19’s launch next week
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    Posted March 22nd, 2019 at 4:30 pm No Comments »
    For the third straight year Sony is giving away free content in advance of the latest MLB The Show's release. In those past instances it was 1,000 Stubs and a free Standard Pack for Diamond Dynasty mode. This time however it includes quite a few more packs and a PS4 theme. The official PlayStation Network page for MLB The Show 19 includes the ability to claim the following rewards with the offers expiring on Tuesday night: ♦1,000 Stubs ♦10 Standard Packs ♦Dynamic MLB The Show 1...
  • Rocket League getting licensed MLB tie-ins next week
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    Posted March 20th, 2019 at 5:45 pm No Comments »
    Whether it's through new game modes, new features, esports events, or licensed partnerships Rocket League has managed to continue making news regularly through its now nearly four years of thoroughly successful release. The latest comes alongside the start of the MLB season as the game will offer up new customization options with its downloadable add-on MLB Team Pack. The DLC is scheduled to arrive on March 25 and will be sold for $3. (more…)...
  • Proposed legislation would assist in the return of college sports video games
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    Posted March 19th, 2019 at 7:15 am No Comments »
    It has been nearly six years since the release of NCAA Football 14. That game was the last of its kind - a college sports video game featuring all of the necessary licensed properties along with fully editable and shareable rosters. All these years later and there remains no imminent return of a college football game from EA Sports or any other publisher/developer. The Ed O'Bannon case ended in favor of active and retired athletes but with nothing resolved on the front of being able to co...
  • The Line Drive for March 17
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    Posted March 17th, 2019 at 9:15 am No Comments »
    The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didn’t necessarily warrant their own postings. ♦Four teams stand out as the biggest free agency/trade winners for Madden NFL 20. ♦Madden NFL 19 received emergency patch to address players falling forward issue. ♦Remarkably two recent Madden cover athletes were traded within days of each other. ♦Details on the latest update out for FIFA 19 which addresses online responsiveness. ♦Details on the l...
  • More on what’s new for Diamond Dynasty in MLB The Show 19
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    Posted March 12th, 2019 at 9:30 pm No Comments »
    Late last month the new "Moments" mode within Diamond Dynasty was revealed. Now this week the developers are back to break down the rest of the additions and improvements to the team-building mode as a whole, which includes revamped Conquest, changes to rewards structure, new legends and various customization options. (more…)...
  • The Line Drive for March 10
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    Posted March 10th, 2019 at 10:15 am No Comments »
    The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didn’t necessarily warrant their own postings. ♦Issue with players falling forward following Madden NFL 19 patch being investigated. ♦New ruling on collegiate athlete compensation won't help video games return. ♦Archived live stream going over new mode March to October in MLB The Show 19. ♦EA will not be holding a traditional press briefing at E3/EA Play this year. ♦Details on a patch that has...
  • NBA Live 19 added to the EA Access Vault on Xbox One
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    Posted March 7th, 2019 at 3:30 pm No Comments »
    The third EA Sports game from 2018 has reached the Vault in EA Access. NBA Live 19 is now available in full to all subscribers. This follows the temporary drop in price last month to just $6 on both Xbox One and PlayStation 4. EA Access is currently exclusive to Xbox One with Sony declining to offer the service on PS4 despite its remarkable value. EA executives have hinted that could change possibly this year however. For $30 a year or $5 month-to-month, members get unlimited access to th...
  • The new March to October mode for MLB The Show 19 has been revealed
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    Posted March 5th, 2019 at 9:00 am No Comments »
    When Season Mode was found to have been removed from MLB The Show last year - a surprise that was left for consumers to discover only after the game had released - there were many disappointed that they would no longer have the simplicity and flexibility that it had offered. The announcement of a mode called "March to October" looked to be a possible Season Mode replacement with MLB The Show 19. In some sense it is - offering an abbreviated experience when compared to Franchise Mode - but...