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  • Next-gen FIFA 21 available now for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X
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    Posted December 2nd, 2020 at 9:15 pm No Comments »
    FIFA 21 has gone live a full day early with the next-gen version on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. Unfortunately the process to download it for those who already own the PS4/Xbox One versions (and get the upgrade for free) isn't quite as simple as one would hope. After spending considerable time trying to figure out the process it worked by deleting the PS4 FIFA off my PS5 and reinstalling the game which is when the option to select the PS5 FIFA was provided. It's also worth noting that...
  • Black Friday 2020 Sports Gaming Deals
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    Posted November 26th, 2020 at 12:00 pm No Comments »
    Considering the proximity to their respective releases the point at which the majority of sports video games have reached their highest value may be when they are significantly discounted for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Most are still in-season, relevant and strongly supported. This is a unique Black Friday however considering the console transition and upgrade offers for a few of the big sports games - two of which haven't even released yet. Remember on Madden and FIFA that the PS5...
  • FIFA 21 Next-Gen Details
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    Posted November 24th, 2020 at 8:00 am No Comments »
    With only a week and a half until it releases EA Sports has finally revealed what to expect out of FIFA 21 on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. The game missed the launch of the new consoles when release was pushed back to December 4. Those who own FIFA 21 on PS4 or Xbox One will get free upgrades to next-gen, and those who don't yet should look for a deal on those this week. As expected the enhancements are primarily based on new hardware capabilities than newly built features or modes. T...
  • EA games have joined Xbox Game Pass
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    Posted November 10th, 2020 at 10:00 am No Comments »
    As of today EA Play is now included with an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription. That means those with Game Pass will have access to the entire back library of EA published games and will receive other perks including the 10 hours of trial period with each new title. Included among the mass of games are all the EA Sports offerings from 2019 and prior, plus the likes of Fight Night Champion, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Anthem, Battlefield V, Star Wars Battlefront II, Need for Speed Payb...
  • Next-gen Madden and FIFA pushed back
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    Posted October 27th, 2020 at 7:00 am No Comments »
    Madden NFL 21 and FIFA 21 will miss the launch of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. Release of both games will instead come on Friday, December 4. Speculation had started to build of a possible delay or even cancellation as launch of the new consoles neared and yet EA Sports would not comment on why they were not promoting the games or even selling pre-orders. This is surprising news given that Madden and FIFA (unlike NBA 2K21) are not expected to be dramatically different than what...
  • 10 hour trial for NHL 21 now available through EA Play
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    Posted October 8th, 2020 at 8:15 am No Comments »
    NHL 21 can now be downloaded as a timed trial with EA Play on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The EA Access subscription service was rebranded as EA Play back in August. 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 loaded regardless of whether it is being actively played, menus navigated, or if there is any acti...
  • Press Row Podcast: Madden NFL 21 and PGA Tour 2K21 Release Reaction
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    Posted August 25th, 2020 at 8:30 am No Comments »
    In the midst of a pandemic two major sports games have just released. One seems to have handled the challenges to produce a possible Sports Game of the Year candidate while the other may have been better off delayed. Pastapadre, MillsTwitch, and Rich discuss first impressions of Madden NFL 21 and PGA Tour 2K21. Check out the podcast through Apple Podcasts for iOS, on Android with the Stitcher app, or with Pocket Casts on iOS, Android, and Windows. The show can now also be found on ...
  • PGA Tour 2K21 Review
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    Posted August 20th, 2020 at 12:15 pm No Comments »
    The fourth entry in the series previously known as The Golf Club is certain to get increased exposure due to the rebranding to PGA Tour 2K21 and the marketing might provided by publisher 2K Sports. Overlooked by some and arguably underrated in the past by others, this latest iteration won't seem dramatically different to those who are familiar with The Golf Club but does deliver a more welcoming experience for newcomers and those who may not find themselves improving at a rapid pace. (more&...