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  • Road to the Show improvements detailed for MLB The Show 19
    Posted February 20th, 2019 at 7:45 am No Comments »
    This week sees the promotional efforts for MLB The Show 19 centered on its Road to the Show career mode. The primary improvements made this year are the removal of the ratings caps allowing players to once again reach 99s, the ability to define locker room personality for the character, and new training mini-games and performance-based challenges.  (more…)...
  • The Line Drive for February 17
    Posted February 17th, 2019 at 9:00 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. ♦NBA 2K19 shows how the 76ers and Raptors were big winners at the trade deadline. ♦Twitch (Amazon) Prime Members can claim VC and MyTeam Packs for NBA 2K19. ♦NBA 2K19 is still on sale down to $20 on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. ♦Microsoft also offering NBA 2K19 and NBA Playgrounds 2 bundle for just $26. ♦NBA Live 19 is still on sale for just $6 ...
  • Press Row Podcast: Return to Form
    Posted February 13th, 2019 at 5:00 pm No Comments »
    In this episode of the Press Row Podcast: Bryan Wiedey and Rich Grisham reunite to discuss recent news including what to expect from MLB The Show 19 as well as its exclusion of an Online Franchise and Take Two and the NBA extending their licensing agreement for $1.1 billion. Additionally there's discussion on the new Alliance of American Football League, Out of the Park Baseball 19 analysis on Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, the 2018 PCA winners and more! Check out the podcast through iT...
  • NBA Live 19 has now dropped to $6
    Posted February 12th, 2019 at 10:00 am No Comments »
    It has become the norm for dramatic discounts to be offered on NBA Live given that the series has failed to gain traction in recent years even despite marginal improvement in quality and a few slip-ups from the competition. However it is still wild to see the price of an in-season, and actually in this case mid-season, annual sports title drop this low. NBA Live 19 is available now and for the next week for just $6 digitally on both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. While NBA Live 19 lacks the ...
  • Details on MLB The Show 19 defense and hitting improvements
    Posted February 12th, 2019 at 7:45 am No Comments »
    While disappointment abounds over the state of Franchise Mode in MLB The Show 19, with the confirmed absence of Online Franchise and the apparent lack of anything substantial being done for core (offline) Franchise, SCEA has rolled out details on something positive with a breakdown of gameplay improvements. The focus here is on defensive abilities and balancing the hitting engine, which last year in MLB 18 were the gameplay areas that created the most frustration for players.  (more&hell...
  • The Line Drive for February 10
    Posted February 10th, 2019 at 5:00 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. ♦Full list of all ratings changes made in the latest NBA 2K19 roster update. ♦Details on an All-Star update that has gone out for NBA 2K Playgrounds 2. ♦Decent sale NBA 2K19 for XB1/PS4/Switch currently through Amazon. ♦Sale is ending soon on the PC version through Steam of NBA 2K19 for $20. ♦Madden NFL 19 and FIFA 19 were the sports games in PS...
  • NBA 2K19 roster updated with trade deadline deals and ratings changes
    Posted February 8th, 2019 at 4:45 pm No Comments »
    Rosters have now been updated in NBA 2K19 to reflect both the passing of the much-hyped trade deadline this season and ratings adjustments based on recent performance heading as next weekend's All-Star Game approaches. While Anthony Davis ended up staying put in New Orleans leaving the Lakers with little to show for their efforts, the 76ers, Raptors, Bucks, and Magic all made significant acquisitions in the Eastern Conference. Philadelphia added All-Star snub Tobias Harris (86 Overall) to...
  • Trailer for MLB The Show 19 arrives along with info release schedule
    Posted February 5th, 2019 at 9:45 am No Comments »
    Today SCEA released the first trailer for MLB The Show 19. As is generally the case with these trailers it's more flash than substance, so good then that it's accompanied by an upcoming promotional schedule that includes having listed potential improvements to the game and a few new features to speculate about ahead of their reveals. The streams begin on Thursday, Feb. 14 with a look at gameplay-specific improvements in the area of overhauled defensive intelligence and hitting advancement...