Archive for the ‘Football’ Category
  • Latest Madden NFL 20 patch alters Run Commit mechanic and more
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    Posted January 9th, 2020 at 5:00 pm No Comments
    The eighth post-release update of significance for Madden NFL 20 released today. The big change in this update affects the Run Commit mechanic. Unfortunately the well-intentioned changes may be disruptive in a negative way with run commits causing instant pressure on QBs leading to inaccurate throws making for just the latest blunder in what has easily been the worst post-release period for any Madden in the past decade. (more…)...
  • Details on the final regular season roster update for Madden NFL 20
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    Posted January 3rd, 2020 at 9:15 am No Comments
    EA Sports has released the last roster update for Madden NFL 20 of the regular season. The weekly updates will continue but primarily reflect performances from the teams in the postseason until the final update of the Madden 20 campaign which will follow the Super Bowl. The record-breaking season for Michael Thomas has moved him into the 99 Club. Thomas began the season at 95 Overall but didn't begin moving up until week 9. He has taken the place of DeAndre Hopkins who fell from 99 to 98 ...
  • 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…)...
  • 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 ...
  • Madden NFL 20 roster update details following week 11 of the season
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    Posted November 21st, 2019 at 3:30 pm No Comments
    The roster update for Madden NFL 20 factoring in performance and other transactions through the first 11 weeks of the season is now available to download on all platforms. With this latest update a rising star has entered the most elite club of 99 Overall rated players while one of those that began the season there has fallen out. Christian McCaffrey has made it from the 91 Overall he began with to now being a member of the 99 Club. In the last 4 weeks alone he's gone up an astonishing 6 ...
  • Details on the latest patch for Madden NFL 20
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    Posted November 19th, 2019 at 8:30 am No Comments
    The Madden franchise has a long history of impressive post-release support that has improved the games significantly and expanded their feature sets. Madden NFL 20, despite adding a whole new mode, has largely regressed through its updates however. A new patch out today will hopefully do enough to course-correct and get the series back on the right track with various gameplay fixes, addition of fifth-year options, and major upgrades to playbooks. (more…)...
  • Madden NFL 20 roster update details following week 10 of the season
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    Posted November 14th, 2019 at 2:15 pm No Comments
    The roster update for Madden NFL 20 factoring in performance and other transactions through the first 10 weeks of the season is now available to download on all platforms. Christian McCaffrey continues his rise now sitting at 98 Overall. He has gone up 5 points in just the last 3 weeks and since the start of the season has seen his rating soar from 91 Overall. Teammate Luke Kuechly is going the other direction however dropping 2 points to 96 Overall. Player of the Week winners Lamar Ja...
  • Madden NFL 20’s Online Franchise, down for some since Halloween, now down for all
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    Posted November 9th, 2019 at 11:00 am No Comments
    Those who argue that the shift in priorities from legacy modes to revenue-generating modes in sports games has been harmful to consumers have another piece of evidence of just that. Online Franchise in Madden NFL 20 has been experiencing issues since the end of October for some and now, due to problems encountered upon attempts to fix that, EA Sports has taken Online Franchise down completely for everyone. Yesterday, our teams attempted to roll out a server side fix to address the issue whe...