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  • Press Row Podcast: Baseball and Golf Surprises
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    Posted April 12th, 2021 at 8:00 am No Comments »
    So many surprises in such a short time! Between MLB The Show 21 going on Xbox Game Pass the day it launches and EA announcing a brand new PGA golf game - exclusively featuring The Masters, no less - it's been a wild few weeks. Check out the podcast through Apple Podcasts for iOS, on Android with the Stitcher app, or with Pocket Casts on iOS, Android, and Windows. The show can now also be found on Spotify! Subscribe and give the podcast five star reviews to help support the show. Yo...
  • MLB The Show 21 will launch as part of Xbox Game Pass
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    Posted April 2nd, 2021 at 6:00 am No Comments »
    Back when MLB The Show was announced in late 2019 to be coming to Xbox this year that news was considered a surprise, but today's development is even more stunning. MLB The Show 21 will launch on April 20 as part of Xbox Game Pass. Those on Xbox Series X, Series S, and One will receive the full game as part of the subscription at no additional charge. We’re delighted to announce that MLB The Show 21 is coming to Xbox Game Pass on day one and will be available on April 20 for Xbox Series X...
  • EA Sports Announces Return of PGA Tour
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    Posted March 29th, 2021 at 6:30 pm No Comments »
    EA Sports today officially announced a new PGA Tour game is on the way however few details were provided beyond that. The most substantial of the limited information is that pros will be playable. That differentiates from now rival PGA Tour 2K which has built into its design that all golfers are equal and only equipment alters performance. That's why the latest game in that series wouldn't let you even see the pros play outside of near the greens through highlights let alone have them be con...
  • Tiger Woods signs on with PGA Tour 2K
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    Posted March 16th, 2021 at 4:00 pm No Comments »
    An eight year absence from the virtual golf course is about to come to a close as Tiger Woods has signed an exclusive long-term deal with 2K Sports. After an extremely successful 11 years with EA Sports ended in 2013, though disrupted somewhat by off-the-course transgressions and decline in performance in the later stretch run, Tiger will now figure prominently in the future of golf video games with their rival. Additionally it was announced that developer HB Studios has been acquired by ...
  • Madden NFL 21 added to EA Play and Xbox Game Pass
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    Posted March 2nd, 2021 at 12:45 pm No Comments »
    Madden NFL 21 has been added to the EA Play subscription service on PlayStation and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate on Xbox and PC. This is the first of the 2020 EA Sports games to be provided in full to subscribers and it includes all versions last-gen and next-gen. The timing this year was much later than has been the case in the past. The later releases of Madden on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X caused EA to pause the typical rollout prior to the Super Bowl and wait just about a month later ...
  • Press Row Podcast: College Football is Back!
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    Posted February 3rd, 2021 at 7:00 am No Comments »
    EA Sports today announced that college football will be making a return to their portfolio of sports games. So that begs the questions like when will it arrive? What teams? What players? What history? Will there be a Dynasty Mode? Will there be Ultimate Team? Will it be a yearly release? We don't have any of those answers definitively yet - but we take our best guess at them anyway while outlining expectations going forward. Check out the podcast through Apple Podcasts for iOS, on Andr...
  • EA Sports announces return of college football
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    Posted February 2nd, 2021 at 9:15 am No Comments »
    A nearly eight year stretch with no licensed college football video games will be coming to an end in the near future. EA Sports today announced college football is making its return. (more…)...
  • MLB The Show 21 to feature cross-platform play between PlayStation and Xbox
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    Posted February 1st, 2021 at 9:00 am No Comments »
    While the cover leak over the weekend confirmed what had long been expected - Fernando Tatis Jr. as the cover athlete and debut on Xbox - that has now been made official along with some additional details. MLB The Show 21 will release on April 20 with a price of $70 on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X and $60 on PS4 and Xbox One. The big news today is that The Show will be the first major licensed sports franchise to feature cross-platform play. Those on PlayStation will be able to play on...