Archive for the ‘Basketball’ Category
  • With the season still weeks away, NBA Live 19 is already being offered at a deep discount
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    Posted October 2nd, 2018 at 2:45 pm No Comments »
    Last year NBA Live 18 was sold for $40 pre-release, jumped back up to the contractually obligated $60 on release day, and then three weeks later was dropped down to $30 by various retailers. With NBA Live 19 there was a similar pre-order offer and now, again three weeks after release, the opportunity to get the game on sale but for even cheaper than that. Currently a digital copy on PlayStation 4 has seen the price has dropped to $30, but for PlayStation Plus subscribers an additional 20%...
  • Details on a new patch for NBA 2K19
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    Posted September 28th, 2018 at 3:45 pm No Comments »
    An update has arrived for NBA 2K19 acting as the first patch of considerable substance post-release. Included are primarily fixes within a variety of modes rather than additions or improvements. All fixes will apply without having to restart any current saves.  (more…)...
  • Recent Reviews: FIFA 19, PES 2019, NBA 2K19, NBA Live 19
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    Posted September 27th, 2018 at 10:45 am No Comments »
    The contraction of the sports video game genre within the last 10+ years has reduced the sports with competition down to only a few, and one of those has barely just hung on and isn't at all competitive. With that in mind, in soccer and basketball there are multiple options to consider spending money on, but consumers may already have pre-conceived notions of which they should choose while others may be up into the air as to a decision. Battling on the pitch is FIFA 19 and Pro Evolution S...
  • NBA Playgrounds sequel getting closed beta
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    Posted September 24th, 2018 at 4:15 pm No Comments »
    Over four months have passed since NBA Playgrounds 2 was set to release but now its eventual arrival is quickly nearing. Details on the specific improvements and changes for the sequel to last year's game have been few but the release date was recently announced for October 16 along with some roster news and a higher price. An opportunity to play the game is actually now only a few days away however. A closed beta for NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 is set to begin on Friday and run through the week...
  • NBA Playgrounds 2: New Trailer, Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant on the roster, price and release date
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    Posted September 18th, 2018 at 4:15 pm No Comments »
    The sequel to last year's NBA Playgrounds has managed to make news in recent months despite none of it being related to the actual game that will be eventually played. Delayed just five days before it was set to release back in May, NBA Playgrounds 2 became NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 when 2K Sports jumped on as publisher. That was followed by almost two months of silence as promotional focus shifted to NBA 2K19. Today though the new official release date of October 16 (Xbox One, PlayStation 4) ...
  • Press Row Podcast: Diving deep into NBA 2K19 and F1 2018
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    Posted September 15th, 2018 at 10:00 am No Comments »
    This week features two great segments! Up first, Rich Grisham welcomes NBA 2K19 Gameplay Producer Scott O'Gallagher back to the show to talk all about this year's game. We cover all the bases, from gameplay to online to history - and yes, Virtual Currency. That's followed by a deep dive into F1 2018 with our favorite racing expert Greg Sewart. Kick back and enjoy a double dip of sports game talk! Check out the podcast through iTunes for iOS, on Android with the Stitcher app, or with ...
  • Gameplay details for NBA 2K19
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    Posted September 4th, 2018 at 7:00 am No Comments »
    With just a few days until release of NBA 2K19, 2K Sports has released the specifics of what's been done with gameplay for this year. Naturally that is heavy on enhancements to the AI and also includes new logic for pick-and-roll switches and double teams. Some of the improvements can be noticed in The Prelude, through MyCareer games or the scrimmage tutorial, however a lot of it will have to wait for the full game to be experienced.  (more…)...
  • The Prelude for NBA 2K19 is out now
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    Posted August 30th, 2018 at 10:30 pm No Comments »
    Get an early start on NBA 2K19 with The Prelude which is now available to download free on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Acting as a demo of sorts for the third straight year, The Prelude offers character creation and the early portion of the story mode, which this year goes international and includes the G League, plus the 2KU scrimmage tutorial. Progress made in The Prelude will carry over to the full game if purchased. Last year with NBA 2K18 it was The Neighborhood at the center of ...