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  • The Best Sports Games of the Decade
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    Posted December 31st, 2019 at 8:30 am No Comments »
    A decade that saw the sports video game genre shrink and evolve into primarily digital revenue generators is coming to a close. Plenty of debate could be had on what games deserve recognition for having been among the best of the 2010-2019 stretch. Certainly several entries in the NBA 2K, FIFA, PES and MLB The Show franchises could easily be justified at or near the top of the rankings. Others like Madden NFL 17, Super Mega Baseball and Out of the Park Baseball could have made any list. ...
  • The Line Drive for December 22
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    Posted December 22nd, 2019 at 12:00 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. ♦Register to participate in the upcoming closed beta being held for MLB The Show 20. ♦Ratings changes made in the latest roster update released for Madden NFL 20. ♦Drew Brees went up 6 points to 99 for just this week after his record setting game. ♦Details on the Zero Chill program for Ultimate Team underway in Madden NFL 20. ♦2K Sports released an...
  • The Line Drive for December 15
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    Posted December 15th, 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. ♦MLB The Show going multi-platform will end drought on Xbox and Nintendo. ♦Just two years ago the official MLB The Show Twitter said this would never happen. ♦Details on the ratings changes in the latest roster update for Madden NFL 20. ♦PES 2020 is now one of the games included with Xbox Game Pass subscription. ♦2K Sports released vague details on...
  • New patch delivers significant playbook update and more for Madden NFL 20
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    Posted December 13th, 2019 at 12:00 pm No Comments »
    EA Sports has released another patch for Madden NFL 20 with this one providing notable additions to playbooks and changes to Superstar X-Factor players. (more…)...
  • MLB The Show expanding to other consoles beginning in 2021
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    Posted December 9th, 2019 at 7:30 pm No Comments »
    In an extremely unusual late night announcement Major League Baseball has made massive gaming news as Sony's MLB The Show series is going multi-platform beginning in 2021. Based on reaction already made publicly by Microsoft and Nintendo it seems it'll will make its way onto Xbox and Switch and likely PC too with the release of MLB The Show 21. (more…)...
  • Limited free-to-play version of Pro Evolution Soccer 2020 now available
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    Posted December 9th, 2019 at 9:45 am No Comments »
    For a fifth straight year Konami is offering a free slimmed down version of Pro Evolution Soccer on consoles and PC. The F2P editions have generally included a few teams for exhibition matches, the training mode, and either MyClub team building mode or PES League which acts as the online competitive mode. PES 2020 Lite can now be downloaded on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam for PC. Available in this version of the game are offline exhibition matches, training mode, edit mode and onlin...
  • The Line Drive for December 8
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    Posted December 8th, 2019 at 10:15 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. ♦All the ratings changes made in a new roster update out for NBA 2K20. ♦Details on the changes made to Salary Cap mode with update for Madden NFL 20. ♦Details on the latest patch with numerous adjustments made for FIFA 20. ♦Details on the latest patch with gameplay changes and more out now for NHL 20. ♦For some reason Snoop Dogg has been added as a...
  • Madden NFL 20 roster update details following week 13 of the season
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    Posted December 6th, 2019 at 8:00 am No Comments »
    The roster update for Madden NFL 20 factoring in performance and other transactions through three quarters of the regular season is now available to download on all platforms. The two leading candidates for league MVP have risen over the course of the season with Russell Wilson having now reached 97 Overall which is the highest rating of his career. Lamar Jackson sits at 90 Overall after starting the year at 76. Other notables on the move include Tom Brady (-1 to 96), Amari Cooper (+1 ...