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  • FIFA 19 has received its second major patch of the month
    Posted November 29th, 2018 at 8:15 am No Comments »
    Yet another patch recently went live on all platforms for FIFA 19. This update follows a major one from just two weeks ago that was heavy on changes to shots and defensive pressure. For this latest patch considerable adjustments have been made to the AI for both CPU-controlled teammates and opposing players.  (more…)...
  • The Line Drive for November 25
    Posted November 25th, 2018 at 9:30 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. ♦Many of the Black Friday deals contained in the roundup post remain live. ♦Topped by NBA 2K19 for $27, 12 mo. Game Pass for $70, 12 mo. PS+ for $40. ♦All the changes in the roster update following week 11 for Madden NFL 19. ♦Details on the latest program in MUT to roll out in Madden NFL 19. ♦NBA Playgrounds 2 has added a few legends to its roster ...
  • Press Row Podcast: #300
    Posted November 24th, 2018 at 8:15 am No Comments »
    The Press Row Podcast debuted in 2012 and 300 episodes later Rich Grisham, Bryan Wiedey, T.J. Lauerman, and Kris Jardine celebrate reaching the latest milestone by reminiscing and talking about the latest in sports gaming and more. Check out the podcast through iTunes 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. You c...
  • 2018 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals – Gaming and More
    Posted November 22nd, 2018 at 4:00 am No Comments »
    Considering the proximity to their respective releases the point at which the majority of sports video games have reached their highest value may be when they are significantly discounted for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Most are still in-season, relevant and strongly supported. Of course there’s a lot more than just the games to contemplate picking up, whether it be for yourself or others, so here’s a roundup of the most enticing deals from various retailers. Like last year arguabl...
  • MLB The Show 19 will have a closed alpha
    Posted November 21st, 2018 at 8:45 am No Comments »
    SCEA has announced a closed alpha for MLB The Show 19 that is currently scheduled to take place from Dec. 13-19. The alpha for the upcoming game due out Mar. 26 will include playable Events, Battle Royale, Play with Friends, and Diamond Dynasty vs CPU. Sign up to participate in the alpha here but inclusion is not guaranteed. Do so by November 27th to be in the pool of those eligible to be selected. Based on the details provided thus far regarding gameplay changes, the alpha looks to be...
  • Madden NFL 19 patch includes the first ever post-release update to playbooks
    Posted November 20th, 2018 at 8:45 am No Comments »
    Madden NFL 19 received its fifth patch of substance today, and in recent years the mid-late November patch has become notable for adding significant new features. In the case of Madden NFL 19 that includes an update to playbooks for the first time in series' history to go along with a number of improvements to gameplay.  (more…)...
  • Details on another patch for NBA 2K19
    Posted November 19th, 2018 at 2:15 pm No Comments »
    2K Sports earlier today pushed out another patch for NBA 2K19 on all platforms. This amounts to the game's third post-release update of substance, with the last one delivering gameplay adjustments and the new shot clock rule and the first having addressed critical issues following release. This patch leans more towards the side of making fixes rather than improvements or additions.  (more…)...
  • The Line Drive for November 18
    Posted November 18th, 2018 at 1:15 pm No Comments »
    The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didn’t necessarily warrant their own postings. The Jimmy Butler trade will pay off for the 76ers if NBA 2K19 is to be believed. ♦Early Black Friday sales from Microsoft and Sony will run through the week. ♦12 month subscription to PlayStation Plus now on sale for just $40. ♦12 month subscription to the PlayStation Now service is on sale for $80. ♦Look for this year's full Black Friday deals post ...