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  • The Line Drive for January 6
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    Posted January 6th, 2019 at 3:00 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. ♦Cast your votes for categories currently open in the annual PCAs! ♦Details on the Playoffs Program for Ultimate Team in Madden NFL 19. ♦EA Sports opened the first of several planned consumer surveys regarding Madden. ♦It'll likely be another month before getting first feature details/trailer for MLB The Show 19. ♦NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 remains on ...
  • Madden NFL 19 roster update details heading into Wild Card round
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    Posted January 4th, 2019 at 7:00 pm No Comments »
    The roster update for Madden NFL 19 featuring ratings changes based on regular season performance through all 17 weeks has gone live to download on all systems just in time for the playoffs to begin. Cover athlete Antonio Brown has not been altered despite skipping out on the Steelers' must-win season finale. There is some big movement however as corrections are made on some players that have over or underperformed over the course of the season. Notables on the move in ratings this week i...
  • End of Year Community Awards: Best New or Non-Yearly Sports Game of 2018
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    Posted January 1st, 2019 at 11:15 am No Comments »
    With 2018 coming to a close it’s time to start looking back on the developments that have taken place in sports gaming and acknowledge the various efforts that have been made in the genre with the 10th Annual Pastapadre Community Awards. You can check out all of the PCA winners from previous years here. The categories will include Sports Game of the Year, Best New or Non-Yearly Sports Game, Best Mobile Game, Best Racing Game, Best Gameplay, Best Online Play, Best Presentation, Best Fra...
  • End of Year Community Awards: Best Racing Game of 2018
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    Posted December 31st, 2018 at 6:30 am No Comments »
    With 2018 coming to a close it’s time to start looking back on the developments that have taken place in sports gaming and acknowledge the various efforts that have been made in the genre with the 10th Annual Pastapadre Community Awards. You can check out all of the PCA winners from previous years here. The categories will include Sports Game of the Year, Best New or Non-Yearly Sports Game, Best Mobile Game, Best Racing Game, Best Gameplay, Best Online Play, Best Presentation, Best Fra...
  • End of Year Community Awards: Best Online Play of 2018
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    Posted December 29th, 2018 at 9:30 am No Comments »
    With 2018 coming to a close it’s time to start looking back on the developments that have taken place in sports gaming and acknowledge the various efforts that have been made in the genre with the 10th Annual Pastapadre Community Awards. You can check out all of the PCA winners from previous years here. The categories will include Sports Game of the Year, Best New or Non-Yearly Sports Game, Best Mobile Game, Best Racing Game, Best Gameplay, Best Online Play, Best Presentation, Best Fra...
  • End of Year Community Awards: Best Team-Building Mode of 2018
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    Posted December 26th, 2018 at 11:45 am No Comments »
    With 2018 coming to a close it’s time to start looking back on the developments that have taken place in sports gaming and acknowledge the various efforts that have been made in the genre with the 10th Annual Pastapadre Community Awards. You can check out all of the PCA winners from previous years here. The categories will include Sports Game of the Year, Best New or Non-Yearly Sports Game, Best Mobile Game, Best Racing Game, Best Gameplay Best Online Play, Best Presentation, Best Fran...
  • The Line Drive for December 23
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    Posted December 23rd, 2018 at 4:45 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. ♦Cast your votes for the first set of open categories in the annual PCAs! ♦Details on the latest roster update ratings changes made in NBA 2K19. ♦NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 on PS4/XB1/Switch remains on sale for just $20. ♦Mutant Football League Dynasty Edition is on sale for just $20 through Amazon. ♦A year subscription to Xbox Game Pass remains on ...
  • Press Row Podcast: 2018 SGOTY Episode
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    Posted December 22nd, 2018 at 7:45 am No Comments »
    With 2018 coming to a close the Press Row Podcast hands out its annual award for Sports Game of the Year! The panel for what is always one of the most anticipated episodes discuss the state of the genre, the strengths and weaknesses of the contenders, and then react to the final results. 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 ...