Archive for the ‘Madden’ Category
  • Press Row Podcast: Madden NFL 19 First Impressions
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    Posted August 3rd, 2018 at 1:15 pm No Comments »
    Madden NFL 19 has arrived for those with EA Access and Origin Access subscriptions and is now only days away from its official release. With his complete review out on Sporting News Pastapadre talks with Rich about the game including its strengths, weaknesses, and random observations. Franchise Mode, gameplay, presentation, graphics, Longshot, and much more are covered. A number of listener questions are also addressed. Additionally the controversy over EA Sports removing a reference to ...
  • Madden NFL 19 Review
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    Posted August 1st, 2018 at 9:00 pm No Comments »
    Madden NFL 19 is the first of EA Sports' suite of annual games to release in 2018, and as such is the first to feature the new Real Player Motion animation technology. Increased player control is at the heart of Madden 19, whether it be when competing on the field or when taking on the task of building a team as a coach/GM in Franchise Mode. Real Player Motion delivers some dynamic moments and is generally satisfying when controlling the ball-carrier. There's increased differentiation bet...
  • 10 hour trial for Madden NFL 19 now available through EA Access and Origin Access
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    Posted August 1st, 2018 at 8:30 am No Comments »
    Madden NFL 19 can now be downloaded as a timed trial with EA Access on Xbox One and for a trial or unlimited play with Origin Access on PC. Subscribers to the base service will get 10 hours of playtime after which it will expire. The timer is ticking down whenever the game is loaded regardless of whether it is being played, menus are being navigated through, or if there is any activity taking place at all. Because of that make sure to exit out and close the application from the Xbox One or O...
  • Soundtrack for Madden NFL 19
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    Posted July 25th, 2018 at 3:30 pm No Comments »
    EA Sports today revealed the full soundtrack for Madden NFL 19, which features 31 songs and the ability for there to be more added throughout the year. A Spotify playlist has been put together (listen here) but it includes only 17 of them at this time.  (more…)...
  • Another big offseason transaction went down today for NBA 2K19
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    Posted July 18th, 2018 at 5:15 pm No Comments »
    The offseason focus in the NBA has primarily been centered on LeBron James' decision to go to the Los Angeles Lakers and DeMarcus Cousins deciding to join up with the Champion Golden State Warriors and rightfully so. Simulations in NBA 2K18 have shown that Cousins could help make the 2018-19 Warriors the greatest team of all-time, while LeBron will have his work cut out for him dragging the Lakers to a playoff spot in the tough Western Conference. Today a third major transaction went down...
  • All the finalized player ratings for launch of Madden NFL 19
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    Posted July 11th, 2018 at 11:15 am No Comments »
    EA Sports has now revealed the Madden NFL 19 player ratings shipping with the game for the entirety of the league. The earlier-announced 7 players rated 99 Overall are joined by Julio Jones, Khalil Mack, and J.J. Watt at 98 and Bobby Wagner, Harrison Smith, Jalen Ramsey and David Bakhtiari at 97. Check them all out here. The Philadelphia Eagles have received a significant Super Bowl Champion bump and have by far the most players rated 90+ (9 of them) and 80+ (26 of them). They're followed...
  • Madden NFL 19 Presentation Improvements
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    Posted June 21st, 2018 at 5:30 pm No Comments »
    Having already gone through the full reveals for Franchise Mode, Gameplay, and Ultimate Team, EA Sports has now released the details on what to expect out of presentation for Madden NFL 19. Undoubtedly an area of weakness for the series, presentation is being enhanced this year with halftime shows checking in on scores of games in progress, updated stadium exteriors, 3D graphics package, two new replay cameras, and expanded ability for commentary to carry storylines throughout the games.  ...
  • The top rated players in Madden NFL 19
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    Posted June 19th, 2018 at 2:15 pm No Comments »
    While EA Sports plans to reveal all the player ratings for Madden NFL 19 later in July, many of the ratings have made it out early thanks to a video coming out of EA Play. All teams are scrolled through in the video except for those that start with the letter B. It's possible these ratings are not final and some adjustments could be made before release in early August. Three players start the year rated 99 Overall: Aaron Rodgers, Aaron Donald, and Antonio Brown. Donald is the only of the ...