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  • New PGA course added in free update for The Golf Club 2019
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    Posted October 4th, 2018 at 6:00 am No Comments »
    The Golf Club 2019 has been out now for over a month and while the game has received hearty praise from fans and decent reviews, there were some significant aspects of the game that required tuning and fixes. Now some of those will come today with the first post-release updates that include the addition of Atlantic Beach Country Club and new character customization options through free DLC plus a number of fixes based in part on consumer feedback. (more…)...
  • With the season still weeks away, NBA Live 19 is already being offered at a deep discount
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    Posted October 2nd, 2018 at 2:45 pm No Comments »
    Last year NBA Live 18 was sold for $40 pre-release, jumped back up to the contractually obligated $60 on release day, and then three weeks later was dropped down to $30 by various retailers. With NBA Live 19 there was a similar pre-order offer and now, again three weeks after release, the opportunity to get the game on sale but for even cheaper than that. Currently a digital copy on PlayStation 4 has seen the price has dropped to $30, but for PlayStation Plus subscribers an additional 20%...
  • Forza Horizon 4 now available to Xbox Game Pass subscribers
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    Posted October 2nd, 2018 at 6:15 am No Comments »
    Subscribers to the Xbox Game Pass subscription service now have full access to Forza Horizon 4. The game follows Sea of Thieves as first party titles added into the service at their release and going forward all Microsoft published games will be included as part of the standard plan. Set in Britain, with new dynamic seasons and regularly released content, Forza Horizon 4 is already receiving phenomenal reviews with a 91 on Metacritic. Besides the exclusive titles Xbox Game Pass feature...
  • Details on the third post-release patch for Madden NFL 19
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    Posted October 1st, 2018 at 11:30 am No Comments »
    Madden NFL 19 has now been out for nearly two months and today the third substantial patch for the game went live on all platforms. The first update for Madden NFL 19 was based on beta feedback and included a major change to the Hit Stick while the second one had numerous improvements for Franchise Mode and a number of gameplay adjustments. This third post-release patch is heavy on various gameplay and visual improvements. Among them are new equipment options, new player and team celebrat...
  • The Line Drive for September 30
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    Posted September 30th, 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. ♦Reviewing the two great options for soccer fans with FIFA 19 and PES 2019. ♦A look at how Metacritic scores have trended for annual sports games this gen. ♦Forza Horizon 4 has opened with spectacular reviews standing at 92 on Metacritic. ♦The lawsuit against 2K Sports/Take Two over tattoos in NBA 2K is still alive. ♦Developer video goes over the d...
  • Press Row Podcast: From the sidelines to the big leagues – NBA 2K19 and Madden NFL 19
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    Posted September 29th, 2018 at 2:15 pm No Comments »
    It’s a special episode of the Press Row Podcast this week, featuring interviews with two influential and important people with similar tales of moving from the sports gaming community to the sports gaming development world. Joining Rich Grisham first is Markus Frieske, who describes how he scouts for great creator talent, the reasons behind what he does, and how he moved from a contributor in the community to a highly influential creative supporter at EA. Next is our great friend Nin...
  • Details on a new patch for NBA 2K19
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    Posted September 28th, 2018 at 3:45 pm No Comments »
    An update has arrived for NBA 2K19 acting as the first patch of considerable substance post-release. Included are primarily fixes within a variety of modes rather than additions or improvements. All fixes will apply without having to restart any current saves.  (more…)...
  • Madden NFL 19 roster update details following week three of the season
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    Posted September 27th, 2018 at 4:00 pm No Comments »
    The roster update for Madden NFL 19 featuring ratings changes based on regular season performance through three weeks has gone live to download all systems. For the first time players near the top of the scale are seeing significant movement. Khalil Mack is up to 98 and Earl Thomas to 97, while Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady have both dropped. Other notables on the move this week include Harrison Smith (-1 to 96), Calais Campbell (+1 to 94), Michael Thomas (+1 to 93), A.J. Bouye (-1 to 93), ...