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  • More on what’s new for Diamond Dynasty in MLB The Show 19
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    Posted March 12th, 2019 at 9:30 pm No Comments »
    Late last month the new "Moments" mode within Diamond Dynasty was revealed. Now this week the developers are back to break down the rest of the additions and improvements to the team-building mode as a whole, which includes revamped Conquest, changes to rewards structure, new legends and various customization options. (more…)...
  • The Line Drive for March 10
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    Posted March 10th, 2019 at 10:15 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. ♦Issue with players falling forward following Madden NFL 19 patch being investigated. ♦New ruling on collegiate athlete compensation won't help video games return. ♦Archived live stream going over new mode March to October in MLB The Show 19. ♦EA will not be holding a traditional press briefing at E3/EA Play this year. ♦Details on a patch that has...
  • NBA Live 19 added to the EA Access Vault on Xbox One
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    Posted March 7th, 2019 at 3:30 pm No Comments »
    The third EA Sports game from 2018 has reached the Vault in EA Access. NBA Live 19 is now available in full to all subscribers. This follows the temporary drop in price last month to just $6 on both Xbox One and PlayStation 4. EA Access is currently exclusive to Xbox One with Sony declining to offer the service on PS4 despite its remarkable value. EA executives have hinted that could change possibly this year however. For $30 a year or $5 month-to-month, members get unlimited access to th...
  • The new March to October mode for MLB The Show 19 has been revealed
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    Posted March 5th, 2019 at 9:00 am No Comments »
    When Season Mode was found to have been removed from MLB The Show last year - a surprise that was left for consumers to discover only after the game had released - there were many disappointed that they would no longer have the simplicity and flexibility that it had offered. The announcement of a mode called "March to October" looked to be a possible Season Mode replacement with MLB The Show 19. In some sense it is - offering an abbreviated experience when compared to Franchise Mode - but...
  • The Line Drive for March 3
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    Posted March 3rd, 2019 at 7:15 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. ♦Details on the latest patch including gameplay adjustments in Madden NFL 19. ♦The new digital cover art for MLB The Show 19 with Bryce Harper on Phillies. ♦Archived stream going over Diamond Dynasty's Moments for MLB The Show 19. ♦Details on all the ratings changes from the latest roster update for NBA 2K19. ♦AAF rosters have been put together for...
  • Moments from history recreated through MLB The Show 19 Diamond Dynasty
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    Posted February 27th, 2019 at 6:30 am No Comments »
    This week Diamond Dynasty is the focus of promotional efforts for MLB The Show 19, and that began with details on the new Moments mode being introduced into Diamond Dynasty. While recreating "moments" from the history of sport is nothing new to the genre, and additionally there are some elements crucial to being immersive that are lacking here, the new objectives should prove to be a value-add for Diamond Dynasty.  (more…)...
  • Out of the Park Baseball turns 20 with upcoming release
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    Posted February 26th, 2019 at 6:45 am No Comments »
    The gold standard of sports management sims will reach its 20th edition when it releases next month. Out of the Park Baseball XX has now officially been announced with a date of March 22, however those that pre-order not only will receive a 10% discount but also get to start playing earlier on March 18. Out of the Park Baseball XX will introduce new integrated live services, a supercharged 3D in-game experience, modern baseball strategies, Perfect Team 2.0, and much more.  (more…)...
  • The Line Drive for February 24
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    Posted February 24th, 2019 at 9:15 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. ♦Details on the latest ratings changes from a new roster update for NBA 2K19. ♦Archived live stream focused on Road to the Show for MLB The Show 19. ♦Based on the schedule this coming week will be centered on Diamond Dynasty. ♦Details on the latest patch that is now live for NHL 19. ♦NHL 19 also had another tuner update go out based on continued fe...