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  • 2018 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals – Gaming and More
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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 ...
  • Early Black Friday digital deals have gone live from Sony
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    Posted November 16th, 2018 at 8:00 am No Comments
    Yesterday it was Microsoft that kicked off Black Friday deals early with a sale on many digital games including most of this year's sports titles. Today Sony launched deals of their own for PlayStation 4, with a heavy push of the first party offerings including MLB The Show 18 and 50% off its Stubs currency along with matching deals on most other games. In the Sony promotion running through next week you'll find: Rocket League for $10 EA Sports UFC 3 for $18 NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 for $20...
  • Madden NFL 19 roster update details following week 10 of the season
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    Posted November 15th, 2018 at 10:30 pm No Comments
    The roster update for Madden NFL 19 featuring ratings changes based on regular season performance through 10 weeks has gone live to download all systems. Bobby Wagner has joined the elite class of 99 Overall rated players in the update. He climbed from 97 to begin the year to 99 with two upgrades over the last two weeks. Notables on the move in ratings this week include Luke Kuechly (-2 to 97), Tom Brady (-1 to 97), Todd Gurley (+1 to 96), Le'Veon Bell (-1 to 94), Drew Brees (+1 to 93), T...
  • Early Black Friday digital deals have gone live from Microsoft
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    Posted November 15th, 2018 at 7:00 am No Comments
    Black Friday is still a week away but some early opportunities on deals are already being offered on Xbox for those with XBL Gold. Included among the many games in the promotion that will run through next week for digital copies: Burnout Paradise Remastered for $8 Rocket League for $10 Need for Speed Payback for $12 DiRT 4 for $15 NBA Live 19 for $16 NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 for $20 (Also from Amazon) EA Sports UFC 3 Deluxe for $20 The Golf Club 2019 for $25 NHL 19 for $30 (Also from ...