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  • Details on the latest patch for FIFA 19
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    Posted November 13th, 2018 at 11:15 am No Comments »
    The third major patch for FIFA 19 has gone live on all platforms. The previous updates to the game have focused on gameplay improvements and dealing with issues discovered in the early days of release. This new patch makes critical changes to shots along with the effect of defensive pressure, and delivers updated likenesses for over 50 individuals.  (more…)...
  • The Line Drive for November 11
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    Posted November 11th, 2018 at 12:45 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 NFL and Epic Games struck a deal for licensed uniforms to appear in Fortnite. ♦76ers now have league's 3rd best "big 3" w/ Jimmy Butler based on NBA 2K19. ♦Amazon has a deal on NBA 2K19 for $40 on Xbox One, PS4 and Switch. ♦The new season of FIFA Mobile has launched and features an updated engine. ♦Details on an upcoming patch that will be out...
  • Press Row Podcast: Sellers and Survivors
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    Posted November 10th, 2018 at 5:00 am No Comments »
    This week Bryan and Rich discuss how the various sports games are faring in the ultra-competitive marketplace that now also includes different forms of distribution, the NFL and Fortnite partnership, more Forza Horizon 4 and FIFA 19. 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...
  • Madden NFL 19 roster update details following week nine of the season
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    Posted November 9th, 2018 at 10:30 am No Comments »
    The roster update for Madden NFL 19 featuring ratings changes based on regular season performance through eight weeks has gone live to download all systems. The update includes the just announced signing of Dez Bryant (rated 82 Overall) by the New Orleans Saints. James Conner, who has produced at a comparable level to Le'Veon Bell, remains rated 13 Overall points behind him. Notables on the move in ratings this week include Bobby Wagner (+1 to 98), Jalen Ramsey (-1 to 96), Fletcher Cox (+...
  • The first group of City Edition jerseys have been added to NBA 2K19
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    Posted November 5th, 2018 at 3:30 pm No Comments »
    When Nike took over as the official supplier of NBA jerseys and apparel last year they introduced four different sets of uniforms that can be worn at any time. There are the Association (white), Icon (color), Statement and City editions. The City jerseys can change on an annual basis, and ten teams have already officially revealed their new designs for this current season. Those teams have now also received the new uniforms through an update in NBA 2K19. Some of the favorites from the gro...
  • The Line Drive for November 4
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    Posted November 4th, 2018 at 7:45 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. ♦Grading all the impactful NFL trade deadline deals through Madden NFL 19. ♦Free agent Bryce Harper has been chosen as the marketing face of MLB The Show 19. ♦Early season standouts & disappointments recognized with NBA 2K19 ratings changes. ♦FIFA 19 is available for just $29 currently through both Amazon and Walmart. ♦Amazon has the Xbox One ...
  • EA Sports UFC 3 has been added to EA Access Vault on Xbox One
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    Posted November 2nd, 2018 at 1:15 pm No Comments »
    EA Sports UFC 3 has now made its way into the EA Access Vault on Xbox One after initially having released to retail back in February. UFC 3 becomes the first sports game from this year to reach the Vault, joining all those from past years including the crop of late 2017 games that are available in full to subscribers. EA Access is currently exclusive to Xbox One with Sony declining to offer the service on PS4 despite its remarkable value. Origin Access is also now found on PC with a highe...
  • Press Row Podcast: Nearing a Milestone
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    Posted November 2nd, 2018 at 9:00 am No Comments »
    As the Press Row Podcast approaches its 300th episode there's some reflection on its beginnings back in 2012. Discussion then turns to whether the sports games this year have proven to be boring or compelling, drilling into Forza Horizon 4 and Pro Evolution Soccer 2019, and whether any are worth purchasing day one given how quickly they now drop in price. Check out the podcast through iTunes for iOS, on Android with the Stitcher app, or with Pocket Casts on iOS, Android, and Windows....