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  • NHL 19 added to the EA Access Vault
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    Posted April 8th, 2019 at 2:15 pm No Comments
    The fourth EA Sports game from 2018 has reached the Vault in EA Access. NHL 19 was added today making it available in full to all subscribers just in time for the playoffs to begin. EA Access is currently exclusive to Xbox One with Sony having declined to offer the service on PS4 despite its remarkable value. Indications are that will finally change later this year. For $30 a year or $5 month-to-month, members get unlimited access to the back library of EA games on the console which in...
  • Rocket League getting licensed MLB tie-ins next week
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    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
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    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
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    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…)...
  • NHL 19 gameplay updated based on recent feedback from rollback
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    Posted January 25th, 2019 at 6:00 am No Comments
    Earlier this month EA Sports made a radical decision to turn back all the gameplay changes that had been made post-release in NHL 19, starting fresh from where the game began following its pre-release beta. After collecting consumer feedback for weeks based on that much earlier gameplay the developers have finalized adjustments that have been delivered through a tuner update that went live this morning. (more…)...
  • First Set of 2018 PCA Winners
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    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…)...
  • Details on the latest patch for FIFA 19
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    Posted January 23rd, 2019 at 8:00 am No Comments
    Another significant title update has arrived for FIFA 19, with it available now on PC and in the coming days on XB1 and PS4. Even here, well into January, EA Sports is making considerable adjustments based on feedback to fundamental aspects of gameplay. This time those include more improvements to determining the success of shots on goal, changes to goalkeeper movement, as well as a critical Career Mode fix.  (more…)...
  • End of Year Community Awards: Best New Feature of 2018
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    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...