Archive for the ‘Football’ Category
  • Press Row Podcast: EA Sports College Football Pushed to 2024
    Posted November 24th, 2022 at 11:03 am No Comments »
    The wait for a fully licensed college football video game will have been 11 years should EA Sports College Football 25 release as now scheduled. Rich and Bryan discuss the return being pushed back from summer 2023 to 2024. Why it happened and what the first game back could benefit from the extra year as EA juggles extensive legal and development challenges. Check out the show through Apple Podcasts for iOS or on any of the popular podcast platforms including Spotify! Subscribe and give...
  • The return of EA Sports College Football will now happen July 2024
    Posted November 22nd, 2022 at 12:45 pm No Comments »
    EA Sports' initial pitch to licensors regarding the launch of a new college football gaming franchise targeted release in July 2023. It's disappointing then to get word today that the first game in the new series will instead release in 2024. That shouldn't come as a surprise however given the scope of the project. In the initial news post about its return and in several podcasts and tweets in the years since I cautioned this was not only a possible scenario but a more likely one than hit...
  • Press Row Podcast is back: Reviewing Madden NFL 23 and NBA 2K23
    Posted September 16th, 2022 at 2:00 pm No Comments »
    Following an extended hiatus the Press Row Podcast is back with two episodes hitting early in this sports game season! In "The Return" Rich, Bryan, and Owen Good discuss the release of Madden NFL 23 and assess the upcoming battle between 2K and EA golf games. The more recent episode just went live and features Rich and Bryan primarily focusing on NBA 2K23 and impressions of The Jordan Challenge and MyNBA Eras. Check out the show through Apple Podcasts for iOS or on any of the popular pod...
  • Highly anticipated Franchise update arrives for Madden NFL 22
    Posted October 12th, 2021 at 4:00 pm No Comments »
    Whether one chooses to look at it as a feature arriving late or one that would otherwise have been held until next year if not for consumer pressure, the update bringing in a big scouting revamp for Franchise Mode is out today for Madden NFL 22. In addition the patch makes considerable changes to gameplay, adds a new mode to The Yard, and inserts over 20 new player likenesses to Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5. (more…)...
  • Press Row Podcast: Madden NFL 22 is here
    Posted August 20th, 2021 at 7:00 am No Comments »
    Discussing the release of Madden NFL 22 with early thoughts on the game, the reveal of NHL 22, and the new form that PES will be taking going forward in a new podcast episode! Check out the show through Apple Podcasts for iOS, on Android with the Stitcher app, or with Pocket Casts on iOS, Android, and Windows. The PRP can now also be found on Spotify! Subscribe and give the podcast five star reviews to help support the show. You can also listen with the Spotify streaming player found ...
  • 10 hour trial for Madden NFL 22 now available
    Posted August 12th, 2021 at 10:00 am No Comments »
    Madden NFL 22 can now be downloaded as a timed trial with EA Play on Xbox Series X, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. The EA Access subscription service was rebranded as EA Play one year ago and has since been folded into Xbox Game Pass as well. Subscribers to the base service will get 10 hours of playtime after which it will expire requiring a second EA Play account to get 10 more hours or the game to be purchased come release. The timer ticks down whenever the game is loade...
  • First details on Madden NFL 22
    Posted June 17th, 2021 at 6:00 am No Comments »
    With just two months to go until release EA Sports has revealed the first details on what to expect from Madden NFL 22. When EA Play was pushed back until July it became evident a rollout would be happening independent of that and it includes news on gameplay and Franchise Mode. -Gameday Atmosphere: connects players to their NFL fandom through the crowds, environments, and presentation elements that enhance and impact every game. -Gameday Momentum: performance-based mechanics, including ...
  • Madden NFL 21 added to EA Play and Xbox Game Pass
    Posted March 2nd, 2021 at 12:45 pm No Comments »
    Madden NFL 21 has been added to the EA Play subscription service on PlayStation and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate on Xbox and PC. This is the first of the 2020 EA Sports games to be provided in full to subscribers and it includes all versions last-gen and next-gen. The timing this year was much later than has been the case in the past. The later releases of Madden on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X caused EA to pause the typical rollout prior to the Super Bowl and wait just about a month later ...