Archive for the ‘Misc Sports Gaming’ Category
  • First feature details for PES 2020
    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
    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...
  • Rocket League getting licensed MLB tie-ins next week
    Posted March 20th, 2019 at 5:45 pm No Comments
    Whether it's through new game modes, new features, esports events, or licensed partnerships Rocket League has managed to continue making news regularly through its now nearly four years of thoroughly successful release. The latest comes alongside the start of the MLB season as the game will offer up new customization options with its downloadable add-on MLB Team Pack. The DLC is scheduled to arrive on March 25 and will be sold for $3. (more…)...
  • Proposed legislation would assist in the return of college sports video games
    Posted March 19th, 2019 at 7:15 am No Comments
    It has been nearly six years since the release of NCAA Football 14. That game was the last of its kind - a college sports video game featuring all of the necessary licensed properties along with fully editable and shareable rosters. All these years later and there remains no imminent return of a college football game from EA Sports or any other publisher/developer. The Ed O'Bannon case ended in favor of active and retired athletes but with nothing resolved on the front of being able to co...
  • Final Set of 2018 PCA Winners
    Posted January 29th, 2019 at 1:30 pm No Comments
    After weeks of collecting votes – the total number of submissions coming from over 26,000 unique voters – it’s time to complete the 10th Annual Pastapadre Community Awards. The results for the second half of the categories are now revealed! Check here on the earlier winners. Now for those recognized as the Best Sports Game of 2018, Best Newcomer, Best Racing Game, Best New Feature, and Best Post-Release Support.  (more…)...
  • First Set of 2018 PCA Winners
    Posted January 23rd, 2019 at 2:45 pm No Comments
    After weeks of collecting votes – the total number of submissions coming from over 26,000 unique voters – it’s time to begin announcing the winners of the 10th Annual Pastapadre Community Awards. The results for the first half of the categories are examined today! Here are the winners recognized for best Gameplay, Story/Career Mode, Team-Building Mode, Franchise Mode, Presentation, and Online Play.  (more…)...
  • End of Year Community Awards: Best New Feature of 2018
    Posted January 18th, 2019 at 9:15 am No Comments
    With 2018 having come to a close it’s time to look 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 Franchi...
  • Rocket League becomes the second game to have full cross-platform play
    Posted January 15th, 2019 at 8:00 am No Comments
    After being resistant for years Sony has finally relented and activated cross-platform play capability with Rocket League. Along with Fortnite they are the only games that offer cross-platform play linking owners on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. Players can now be part of a massive pool of competitors (over 40 million have played Rocket League) and join up with friends that have the game on other systems. Back in 2016 cross-platform play went live with Rocket Leagu...