Archive for the ‘Misc Sports Gaming’ Category
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 2K and NFL partner for future non-sim games
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    Posted March 10th, 2020 at 7:45 am No Comments
    The NFL and 2K Sports have announced their first partnership since 2004 when their last one came to an end with NFL 2K5. Football is coming back to 2K but it won't be a return of that NFL 2K franchise. Instead they will be "non-simulation games" across multiple platforms with the first title releasing sometime in 2021. EA Sports continues to retain exclusive rights to produce simulation NFL games with Madden. [Update] 2K has league licensing for non-sim games but do not have a deal at lea...
  • The Best Sports Games of the Decade
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    Posted December 31st, 2019 at 8:30 am No Comments
    A decade that saw the sports video game genre shrink and evolve into primarily digital revenue generators is coming to a close. Plenty of debate could be had on what games deserve recognition for having been among the best of the 2010-2019 stretch. Certainly several entries in the NBA 2K, FIFA, PES and MLB The Show franchises could easily be justified at or near the top of the rankings. Others like Madden NFL 17, Super Mega Baseball and Out of the Park Baseball could have made any list. ...
  • Limited free-to-play version of Pro Evolution Soccer 2020 now available
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    Posted December 9th, 2019 at 9:45 am No Comments
    For a fifth straight year Konami is offering a free slimmed down version of Pro Evolution Soccer on consoles and PC. The F2P editions have generally included a few teams for exhibition matches, the training mode, and either MyClub team building mode or PES League which acts as the online competitive mode. PES 2020 Lite can now be downloaded on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam for PC. Available in this version of the game are offline exhibition matches, training mode, edit mode and onlin...
  • 2019 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals – Gaming and More
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    Posted November 28th, 2019 at 9:00 am 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. Of course there’s a lot more than just the games to contemplate picking up, whether it be for yourself or others, so here’s a roundup of the most enticing deals from various retailers. (more…)...
  • First feature details for PES 2020
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    Posted June 15th, 2019 at 6:00 pm No Comments
    In addition revealing a a cringe-inducing name change this last week Konami rolled out the first feature details on the upcoming game now known as eFootball PES 2020. A number of enhancements are coming to gameplay, Master League is getting a dialogue system to influence the story, and a new mode called Matchday is being introduced. (more…)...
  • EA Access finally confirmed coming to PlayStation 4
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    Posted May 7th, 2019 at 8:45 pm No Comments
    Nearly five years after launching on Xbox One EA Access will make its way onto PlayStation 4 this July. The subscription service, which has helped to pave the way for others since, became a hit in that time and for some even became the edge making Xbox One their preferred console of choice. Sony has all along blocked EA Access from being available on PS4 due to what they claimed wasn't good value for their consumers when it was instead obvious they were just trying to protect their own subsc...