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  • Tiger Woods signs on with PGA Tour 2K
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    Posted March 16th, 2021 at 4:00 pm No Comments »
    An eight year absence from the virtual golf course is about to come to a close as Tiger Woods has signed an exclusive long-term deal with 2K Sports. After an extremely successful 11 years with EA Sports ended in 2013, though disrupted somewhat by off-the-course transgressions and decline in performance in the later stretch run, Tiger will now figure prominently in the future of golf video games with their rival. Additionally it was announced that developer HB Studios has been acquired by ...
  • Madden NFL 21 added to EA Play and Xbox Game Pass
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    Posted March 2nd, 2021 at 12:45 pm No Comments »
    Madden NFL 21 has been added to the EA Play subscription service on PlayStation and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate on Xbox and PC. This is the first of the 2020 EA Sports games to be provided in full to subscribers and it includes all versions last-gen and next-gen. The timing this year was much later than has been the case in the past. The later releases of Madden on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X caused EA to pause the typical rollout prior to the Super Bowl and wait just about a month later ...
  • Press Row Podcast: College Football is Back!
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    Posted February 3rd, 2021 at 7:00 am No Comments »
    EA Sports today announced that college football will be making a return to their portfolio of sports games. So that begs the questions like when will it arrive? What teams? What players? What history? Will there be a Dynasty Mode? Will there be Ultimate Team? Will it be a yearly release? We don't have any of those answers definitively yet - but we take our best guess at them anyway while outlining expectations going forward. Check out the podcast through Apple Podcasts for iOS, on Andr...
  • EA Sports announces return of college football
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    Posted February 2nd, 2021 at 9:15 am No Comments »
    A nearly eight year stretch with no licensed college football video games will be coming to an end in the near future. EA Sports today announced college football is making its return. (more…)...
  • MLB The Show 21 to feature cross-platform play between PlayStation and Xbox
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    Posted February 1st, 2021 at 9:00 am No Comments »
    While the cover leak over the weekend confirmed what had long been expected - Fernando Tatis Jr. as the cover athlete and debut on Xbox - that has now been made official along with some additional details. MLB The Show 21 will release on April 20 with a price of $70 on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X and $60 on PS4 and Xbox One. The big news today is that The Show will be the first major licensed sports franchise to feature cross-platform play. Those on PlayStation will be able to play on...
  • MLB The Show 21 leak confirms cover athlete and Xbox release
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    Posted January 30th, 2021 at 2:30 pm No Comments »
    Back in late 2019 MLB and Sony announced that the MLB The Show series would be going multi-platform in 2021. While details were scarce then and nothing new has been provided in the over 13 months since, the expectation has been that MLB The Show 21 would be making its debut on Xbox. Only the pandemic threw some uncertainty into the equation. Now thanks to a leak of the cover athlete, who in absolutely no surprise is Fernando Tatis Jr., it appears those on the Xbox Series X/Series S/One wi...
  • Details on second big Franchise Mode update for Madden NFL 21
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    Posted January 6th, 2021 at 8:00 am No Comments »
    The second of three planned updates to enhance the long-neglected Franchise Mode through Madden NFL 21 is scheduled to go out tomorrow. The first, which released in November, was significant in that it was the start of what was promised to materialize over the coming months but was far from being satisfying to those eager for improvements. This update though offers much more substance in the form of commissioner controls and draft logic improvements. The final patch is planned for Februar...
  • Details on release of the first big next-gen patch for NBA 2K21
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    Posted December 16th, 2020 at 10:00 am No Comments »
    2K Sports this week pushed live the first significant update to the next-gen version of NBA 2K21 on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. The patch has impact across the various major modes as well as on gameplay. (more…)...