Archive for the ‘Misc Sports Gaming’ Category
  • Recent Reviews: FIFA 19, PES 2019, NBA 2K19, NBA Live 19
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    Posted September 27th, 2018 at 10:45 am No Comments »
    The contraction of the sports video game genre within the last 10+ years has reduced the sports with competition down to only a few, and one of those has barely just hung on and isn't at all competitive. With that in mind, in soccer and basketball there are multiple options to consider spending money on, but consumers may already have pre-conceived notions of which they should choose while others may be up into the air as to a decision. Battling on the pitch is FIFA 19 and Pro Evolution S...
  • PES 2019 Demo Available Now
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    Posted August 8th, 2018 at 9:30 am No Comments »
    The demo for Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 can now be downloaded for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and this year for PC as well on Steam (sometime later today). Featured in the demo are 12 clubs to be played through online Quick Match, 3v3 co-op, or offline exhibition: Barcelona, Schalke 04, Liverpool, Internazionale, Milan, Monaco, Sao Paulo, Flamengo, Palmeiras, Colo-Colo, Argentina, France. PES 2019 will release Tuesday, August 28 which is several weeks earlier than its traditional landing d...
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 Demo Details
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    Posted July 21st, 2018 at 4:00 pm No Comments »
    Konami is getting a big jump on EA Sports this year by releasing PES 2019 a full month ahead of FIFA 19, and its demo will put the game in limited form in the hands of consumers three weeks even prior to that. Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and also this year PC will get the free demo Wednesday, August 8. Featured in the demo are 12 clubs with modes that include online Quick Match and offline exhibition. Pro Evolution Soccer will release Tuesday, August 28 which is several weeks earlier than it...
  • Rocket League added to Xbox Game Pass
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    Posted July 11th, 2018 at 7:45 am No Comments »
    The remarkable success story that is Rocket League began with a unique launch strategy three years ago almost to the day. Rocket League released on PS4 for free to those with PlayStation Plus. Since then the game has grown to incredible heights, has a strong presence in esports, and the developers continue to support the game with compelling new content. Now Rocket League is again a part of a subscription service but this time on the Xbox One. Rocket League is now available as part of the...
  • Magic moments on full display in new E3 trailer for PES 2019
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    Posted June 13th, 2018 at 10:15 am No Comments »
    Last month Konami introduced Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 with a teaser trailer and details on many of the features and improvements coming to the series. Now out of E3 the publisher has released a new trailer which puts the spotlight on enhancements made to gameplay including the 11 new skill traits which will go a long way to increasing player individuality and the new shooting mechanics, league licenses that have been acquired, and new legends for MyClub mode. ...
  • Nintendo Switch getting a new sports game
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    Posted June 12th, 2018 at 11:00 am No Comments »
    With the exception of Pro Evolution Soccer, Konami has largely abandoned the console space. Today though out of E3 the publisher announced a new game and it'll be coming to the Nintendo Switch which could use more sports offerings. The Switch currently has the likes of NBA 2K, FIFA, NBA Playgrounds and Golf Story but is missing some other major franchises. The new game is called Hyper Sports R and is being framed as a simulation of various individual and team sports that include volleybal...
  • E3/EA Play 2018 Preview
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    Posted June 7th, 2018 at 7:00 am No Comments »
    Though its relevance on the ground has been fading E3 still represents a massive yearly event for the gaming industry. The press briefings that take place prior to E3 are main draw for observers while Electronic Arts has left E3 to hold their own overlapping event known as EA Play and other companies have begun to take similar approaches. E3 and now also EA Play have traditionally delivered new insight into the upcoming crop of sports games slated for late summer and fall. Here’s the l...
  • Rocket League getting Jurassic World DLC
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    Posted June 4th, 2018 at 2:15 pm No Comments »
    Promotional tie-ins with downloadable content for Rocket League in the past have included vehicles and other items from Back to the Future, Fast & Furious, The Dark Knight Rises as well as numerous DC properties. The next blockbuster to get the treatment with Rocket League content involves Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom which is out later this month. The Jurassic World Car Pack DLC will be available on Monday, June 18 for $2 featuring the Jeep Wrangler in both Jurassic World and Jura...