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  • Madden NFL 20 Superstar Mode will include 10 licensed colleges and the Playoff
    Posted April 25th, 2019 at 4:00 pm No Comments »
    Patrick Mahomes was predictably announced today as the cover athlete for Madden NFL 20 but the bigger news is the reveal of new features including one that he represents in the reboot of Superstar Mode and the return of a college presence. Face of the Franchise: QB1 – New single-player, career campaign mode that allows fans to create their own quarterback and experience the journey of an NFL Superstar at the College Football Playoffs, the NFL Combine, the NFL Draft and ultimately playing...
  • Several sports games on PS4 among those on sale with PlayStation Plus
    Posted April 23rd, 2019 at 10:00 am No Comments »
    A new sale on PlayStation 4 for those with a PS+ subscription finds games on sale for as much as 80% off. Among the group are most of the big sports games to have released in 2018. On the Xbox One side of things EA Access offers most of the EA Sports games already in the Vault with a subscription and various deals over the last five months have found the genre's titles at deep discounts. For those with PlayStation 4, which still doesn't have EA Access but is expected to get it later this ...
  • The Line Drive for April 21
    Posted April 21st, 2019 at 9:30 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 content released into Diamond Dynasty in MLB The Show 19. ♦Minor patch includes a fix for a pack opening crash in MLB The Show 19. ♦New roster update for NHL 19 includes rookies that recently made their debuts. ♦Forza Street released free-to-play on Windows 10 and coming soon to mobile. ♦OOTP Baseball 19 put out a Negro Leagu...
  • Roster update delivers first ratings changes for MLB The Show 19
    Posted April 19th, 2019 at 4:45 pm No Comments »
    Two weeks ago MLB The Show 19 received its first in-season roster update which introduced a number of rookies who had made their debuts. It did not however alter any player attributes. That instead has come about today with release of the second in-season roster update for The Show. Altered ratings are a bigger deal for the series than most others given that Diamond Dynasty card ratings change as well affecting both their performance and their value. The most impactful changes apply to th...
  • The Line Drive for April 14
    Posted April 14th, 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. ♦Full minor league roster set has been created and released for MLB The Show 19. ♦Details on the latest content added to Diamond Dynasty in MLB The Show 19. ♦Another patch brought updated rosters for March to October in MLB The Show 19. ♦No MLB 19 roster update this week but next Friday's will have first ratings changes. ♦NBA 2K League's troubles n...
  • The Golf Club 2 is now on Xbox Game Pass
    Posted April 11th, 2019 at 2:45 pm No Comments »
    Yet another addition to the Xbox Game Pass subscription service made its way today in the form of The Golf Club 2. Originally released in 2017, The Golf Club 2 was generally well received despite a few deficiencies including the lack of any licensing. It ended up winning the PCA for 'Best New/Non-Annual Sports Game' of the Year. The licensing aspect was specifically addressed with its follow-up The Golf Club 2019 that followed last year by introducing the PGA Tour and several authentic co...
  • NHL 19 added to the EA Access Vault
    Posted April 8th, 2019 at 2:15 pm No Comments »
    The fourth EA Sports game from 2018 has reached the Vault in EA Access. NHL 19 was added today making it available in full to all subscribers just in time for the playoffs to begin. EA Access is currently exclusive to Xbox One with Sony having declined to offer the service on PS4 despite its remarkable value. Indications are that will finally change later this year. For $30 a year or $5 month-to-month, members get unlimited access to the back library of EA games on the console which in...
  • The Line Drive for April 7
    Posted April 7th, 2019 at 11:00 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. ♦LeBron James is no longer alone as the top rated player in NBA 2K19. ♦Full details on the latest roster update to go out in NBA 2K19. ♦NBA 2K League's 2nd season is off to another slow start with dismal viewership. ♦The Xbox One version of NBA 2K19 is on sale right now for just $20. ♦NHL 19 has been added to the Vault in EA Access on Xbox One. â™...