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  • NHL 21 release pushed back; won’t have a next-gen version
    Posted July 22nd, 2020 at 10:00 am No Comments
    EA Sports has provided an update on NHL 21 given its absence from EA Play and lack of promotion since the event concluded. The release of the game is being moved to October though when it'll land in that month has not been specified. NHL traditionally releases in mid-September. In addition the company confirmed that there is no version of NHL 21 in development for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. However, with both new consoles featuring backwards compatibility, the game will be playable ...
  • EA Play 2020 introduces first look at Next-Gen
    Posted June 18th, 2020 at 5:00 pm No Comments
    Electronic Arts held the annual EA Play event earlier today and did so remotely with a pre-taped production. As expected upcoming sports games premiered first looks accompanied by additional details including release news. It is notable however that there was just a single trailer shown during the presentation and only featured two of the four upcoming titles. Madden NFL 21 and FIFA 21 had the premiere of a next-gen trailer with a glimpse at the games for Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5. ...
  • Features revealed for PGA Tour 2K21
    Posted May 14th, 2020 at 8:00 am No Comments
    Last week brought the news that The Golf Club franchise was being rebranded as PGA Tour 2K and now the details on what to expect from the upcoming game in terms of features and release date have rolled out. PGA Tour 2K21 will come out on August 21 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and PC. For the first time the series will include real golfers with 12 licensed including cover athlete Justin Thomas. These golfers however are not actually playable but act as competitors given the...
  • The Golf Club rebranded as PGA Tour 2K
    Posted May 7th, 2020 at 8:00 am No Comments
    The Golf Club originally launched back in 2014 from the independent HB Studios. Follow-ups came in 2017 and the latest in August 2018 that added the PGA Tour license also brought on 2K Sports as the publisher. Now that relationship has taken the next step with the upcoming edition in the series being renamed to PGA Tour 2K21. Based on what has been shown in the very limited reveal it appears that PGA Tour 2K21 will be out this summer rather than be held to coincide with the (possible) rel...
  • 2K and NFL partner for future non-sim games
    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
    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
    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
    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…)...