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  • Reality Check: Examining the UFC 187 Main Event with EA Sports UFC
    Posted May 20th, 2015 at 11:45 am No Comments »
    This weekendā€™s main event at UFC 187 will crown the first new UFC light heavyweight champion in nearly four years. With Jon Jones forced to vacate his title, determining who leads theĀ field in the division becomes a little more difficult. Most pundits still believe that Daniel Cormier is the favorite due to his perceived wrestling superiority. He is not however an overwhelming favorite as Anthony ā€œRumbleā€ Johnson's devastating power and recent upward momentum must be considered. ...
  • First FIFA 14 Gameplay Trailer
    Posted June 6th, 2013 at 8:45 am 5 Comments »
    EA Sports today released the debut trailer for FIFA 14 on Xbox 360, PS3, and PC. The effort to do so comes in advance of a next-gen reveal expected Monday at the E3 press conference. So far highlighted for the game are features related to approach angles on shots, real ball physics, protecting possession of the ball, and improved teammate AI. (more…)...
  • Central Features for PES 2014 Detailed
    Posted June 4th, 2013 at 12:30 pm 20 Comments »
    In advance of their pre-E3 event tomorrow Konami has released a feature outline for Pro Evolution Soccer 2014. The game will feature the Fox Engine with a strong theme of fluidity throughout gameplay. PES 2014 will release this fall on Xbox 360, PS3, PC, and PSP - unlike competitor FIFA it will not make the transition to the Xbox One and PS4 this year.Ā  (more…)...
  • First Look Fighter Render from EA Sports UFC
    Posted June 3rd, 2013 at 4:15 pm 5 Comments »
    The last eight days of feature teases have provided very little to go on for EA Sports UFC. The eight gameplay features in question will be revealed at the EA press conference next Monday. In the meantime the company has released the above image showcasing UFC Lightweight Champion Benson Henderson's face and touting the "unprecedented fighter likeness". This is an actual in-game render and not the CGI seen in the earlier Ignite engine trailer. With the game not releasing until next Apr...
  • Real Boxing Headed to Vita
    Posted May 28th, 2013 at 6:15 pm 3 Comments »
    VividGames today announced that they will be bringing Real Boxing to the PlayStation Vita with release set for August. Ā Real Boxing first hit late last year for iOS devices and landed on Android a few months ago. Reviews have generally been good with four star ratings on both.Ā  (more…)...
  • FIFA 14 May Be Headed to Vita; First Pre-Order Bonus Posted
    Posted May 16th, 2013 at 6:00 pm 8 Comments »
    While much of the discussion around upcoming releases has centered on the complete dismissal of the Wii U (nothing coming its way) and the emergence of the PS4 and next Xbox (Madden, FIFA, NBA 2K, and possibly NBA Live) there have also been questions relating to the PlayStation Vita. No sports games through the end of the year have been confirmed for the handheld but Gamestop has now posted a listing for FIFA 14. They are very unlikely to have done so without having received information that...
  • NHL 14 Cover Vote Reaches Quarterfinals
    Posted May 13th, 2013 at 12:45 pm 1 Comment »
    The cover campaign for NHL 14 that began in April has now advanced to the quarterfinal stage. On one side of the bracket the Red Wings' Pavel Datsyuk goes up against Joffrey Lupol from the Maple Leafs while teammate James Van Riemsdyk takes on Martin Brodeur of the Devils. The other side has John Tavares from the Islanders facing Wayne Simmonds of the Flyers as Taylor Hall of the Oilers competes against the Blue Jackets' Sergei Bobrovsky. Both #2 seeds were bounced in the prior round leav...
  • Playoff Roster Update Released for NHL 13
    Posted May 9th, 2013 at 8:45 am 3 Comments »
    EA Sports has released a significant roster update for NHL 13 to coincide with the first round of the playoffs. The update returns all players injured during the season to active status and has updated the ratings for a number of players. Continue on to check out all those who received adjusted ratings with their current overall and whether they moved up or down.Ā  (more…)...