Archive for the ‘Football’ Category
  • Madden NFL 19 added to the EA Access Vault
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    Posted February 1st, 2019 at 9:45 am No Comments
    The second EA Sports game from 2018 has reached the Vault in EA Access. Madden NFL 19 was added today making it available in full to all subscribers just in time for Super Bowl LIII. EA Access is currently exclusive to Xbox One with Sony declining to offer the service on PS4 despite its remarkable value. EA executives have hinted that could change possibly this year however. For $30 a year or $5 month-to-month, members get unlimited access to the back library of EA games on the console wh...
  • Madden NFL 19 roster update details heading into Wild Card round
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    Posted January 4th, 2019 at 7:00 pm No Comments
    The roster update for Madden NFL 19 featuring ratings changes based on regular season performance through all 17 weeks has gone live to download on all systems just in time for the playoffs to begin. Cover athlete Antonio Brown has not been altered despite skipping out on the Steelers' must-win season finale. There is some big movement however as corrections are made on some players that have over or underperformed over the course of the season. Notables on the move in ratings this week i...
  • End of Year Community Awards: Best Franchise Mode of 2018
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    Posted December 21st, 2018 at 4:30 pm No Comments
    With 2018 coming to a close it’s time to start looking back on the developments that have taken place in sports gaming and acknowledge the various efforts that have been made in the genre with the 10th Annual Pastapadre Community Awards. You can check out all of the PCA winners from previous years here. The categories will include Sports Game of the Year, Best New or Non-Yearly Sports Game, Best Mobile Game, Best Racing Game, Best Gameplay Best Online Play, Best Presentation, Best Fran...
  • Madden NFL 19 roster update details following week 15 of the season
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    Posted December 20th, 2018 at 7:00 pm No Comments
    The roster update for Madden NFL 19 featuring ratings changes based on regular season performance through 15 weeks has gone live to download on all systems. Rob Gronkowski has fallen out of the exclusive "99 Club" which now just features four players (Khalil Mack, Antonio Brown, Aaron Donald, Bobby Wagner). Notables on the move in ratings this week include DeAndre Hopkins (+1 to 97), Todd Gurley (-1 to 96), Christian McCaffrey (+1 to 93), Philip Rivers (+1 to 93), Zach Ertz (-1 to 93), Pa...
  • Madden NFL 19 roster update details following week 14 of the season
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    Posted December 14th, 2018 at 5:15 pm No Comments
    The roster update for Madden NFL 19 featuring ratings changes based on regular season performance through 14 weeks has gone live to download on all systems. Derrick Henry and Amari Cooper won Offensive Player of the Week honors but were barely acknowledged in the update, with both going up just a single point Overall and in the former's case not even being given an increase in Stiff Arm or Break Tackle attributes. Notables on the move in ratings this week include Todd Gurley (+1 to 97), T...
  • Latest patch for Madden NFL 19 delivers some upgrades to pass coverage and CPU AI
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    Posted December 7th, 2018 at 7:15 am No Comments
    Improved defensive AI play calling headlines the change list from the latest patch to Madden NFL 19. The update went out today and also includes the ability to play MUT Squads vs Friends, along with enhancements to pass coverage and field goal attempts.  (more…)...
  • Madden NFL 19 roster update details following week 13 of the season
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    Posted December 6th, 2018 at 6:45 pm No Comments
    The roster update for Madden NFL 19 featuring ratings changes based on regular season performance through 13 weeks has gone live to download all systems. After pulling off the big upset over the Saints it's the Cowboys benefiting by far the most from the update. Notables on the move in ratings this week include Jason Kelce (+1 to 95), Zach Ertz (+1 to 94), Aaron Rodgers (-1 to 93), Drew Brees (-1 to 93), Ezekiel Elliott (+1 to 92), Byron Jones (+1 to 91), DeMarcus Lawrence (+1 to 90), Gre...
  • The latest tuning changes made to Madden NFL 19 gameplay
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    Posted December 1st, 2018 at 8:30 am No Comments
    A new gameplay tuning update has been pushed live for Madden NFL 19. The adjustments that have been made are based off community feedback and developer observations. All three gameplay styles are impacted, with some changes being universal and others specific to Simulation or Competitive.  (more…)...