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  • Press Row Podcast: Madden NFL 22 is here
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    Posted August 20th, 2021 at 7:00 am No Comments »
    Discussing the release of Madden NFL 22 with early thoughts on the game, the reveal of NHL 22, and the new form that PES will be taking going forward in a new podcast episode! Check out the show through Apple Podcasts for iOS, on Android with the Stitcher app, or with Pocket Casts on iOS, Android, and Windows. The PRP can now also be found on Spotify! Subscribe and give the podcast five star reviews to help support the show. You can also listen with the Spotify streaming player found ...
  • 10 hour trial for Madden NFL 22 now available
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    Posted August 12th, 2021 at 10:00 am No Comments »
    Madden NFL 22 can now be downloaded as a timed trial with EA Play on Xbox Series X, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. The EA Access subscription service was rebranded as EA Play one year ago and has since been folded into Xbox Game Pass as well. Subscribers to the base service will get 10 hours of playtime after which it will expire requiring a second EA Play account to get 10 more hours or the game to be purchased come release. The timer ticks down whenever the game is loade...
  • First details on Madden NFL 22
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    Posted June 17th, 2021 at 6:00 am No Comments »
    With just two months to go until release EA Sports has revealed the first details on what to expect from Madden NFL 22. When EA Play was pushed back until July it became evident a rollout would be happening independent of that and it includes news on gameplay and Franchise Mode. -Gameday Atmosphere: connects players to their NFL fandom through the crowds, environments, and presentation elements that enhance and impact every game. -Gameday Momentum: performance-based mechanics, including ...
  • Press Row Podcast: Acquisitions and Delays
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    Posted May 31st, 2021 at 10:30 am No Comments »
    The Press Row Podcast returns with discussion on recent news including Electronic Arts buying Metalhead Software - the developers of Super Mega Baseball - and the first NFL game from 2K Sports under their new licensing deal being delayed until summer 2022. 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 review...
  • EA has purchased Super Mega Baseball developer Metalhead Software
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    Posted May 5th, 2021 at 4:00 pm No Comments »
    Electronic Arts today announced that they have acquired the studio behind Super Mega Baseball, which delivered some of the best sports games in the latter half of the last generation of consoles. “We’re all players of Super Mega Baseball, and we’ve long admired the work of the Metalhead team. It’s a unique and beloved franchise among sports gamers - the balance and depth of gameplay, and the unique style of the content, makes it super fun to play with friends. We look forward to sup...
  • 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...