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  • 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...
  • The Line Drive for February 3
    Posted February 3rd, 2019 at 7:30 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. ♦Madden NFL 19 gives the Rams a 72% chance of winning Super Bowl 53. ♦Rams win 93% of the time scoring 30+ and when under 30 the Patriots win 64%. ♦Companion app update added MUT Auction House access for Madden NFL 19. ♦The first trailer for MLB The Show 19 will release on Tuesday Feb. 5th. ♦Details on the ratings changes from a new roster update ...
  • Madden NFL 19 added to the EA Access Vault
    Posted February 1st, 2019 at 9:45 am No Comments »
    The second EA Sports game from 2018 has reached the Vault in EA Access. Madden NFL 19 was added today making it available in full to all subscribers just in time for Super Bowl LIII. EA Access is currently exclusive to Xbox One with Sony declining to offer the service on PS4 despite its remarkable value. EA executives have hinted that could change possibly this year however. For $30 a year or $5 month-to-month, members get unlimited access to the back library of EA games on the console wh...
  • Details on the latest NBA 2K19 patch
    Posted January 31st, 2019 at 9:30 am No Comments »
    2K Sports has pushed live another patch for NBA 2K19 across all platforms. It's the fourth update of considerable substance for the game, bringing updated courts to ongoing careers (uniforms were added in a previous patch), removing pushing from neighborhood games, making a few other adjustments to gameplay, and updating the likeness for six players.  (more…)...
  • Final Set of 2018 PCA Winners
    Posted January 29th, 2019 at 1:30 pm No Comments »
    After weeks of collecting votes – the total number of submissions coming from over 26,000 unique voters – it’s time to complete the 10th Annual Pastapadre Community Awards. The results for the second half of the categories are now revealed! Check here on the earlier winners. Now for those recognized as the Best Sports Game of 2018, Best Newcomer, Best Racing Game, Best New Feature, and Best Post-Release Support.  (more…)...