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  • End of Year Community Awards: Best Story/Career Mode of 2018
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    Posted December 12th, 2018 at 8:15 am No Comments
    With 2018 coming to a close it’s time to start looking back on the developments that have taken place in sports gaming and acknowledge the various efforts that have been made in the genre. To start is the first category in the 10th Annual Pastapadre Community Awards. You can check out all ofhe PCA winners from previous years here. The categories to look forward to include Sports Game of the Year, Best New or Non-Yearly Sports Game, Best Mobile Game, Best Racing Game, Best Gameplay Best...
  • FIFA 19 has received its second major patch of the month
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    Posted November 29th, 2018 at 8:15 am No Comments
    Yet another patch recently went live on all platforms for FIFA 19. This update follows a major one from just two weeks ago that was heavy on changes to shots and defensive pressure. For this latest patch considerable adjustments have been made to the AI for both CPU-controlled teammates and opposing players.  (more…)...
  • 2018 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals – Gaming and More
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    Posted November 22nd, 2018 at 4:00 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. Like last year arguabl...
  • Early Black Friday digital deals have gone live from Sony
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    Posted November 16th, 2018 at 8:00 am No Comments
    Yesterday it was Microsoft that kicked off Black Friday deals early with a sale on many digital games including most of this year's sports titles. Today Sony launched deals of their own for PlayStation 4, with a heavy push of the first party offerings including MLB The Show 18 and 50% off its Stubs currency along with matching deals on most other games. In the Sony promotion running through next week you'll find: Rocket League for $10 EA Sports UFC 3 for $18 NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 for $20...
  • Early Black Friday digital deals have gone live from Microsoft
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    Posted November 15th, 2018 at 7:00 am No Comments
    Black Friday is still a week away but some early opportunities on deals are already being offered on Xbox for those with XBL Gold. Included among the many games in the promotion that will run through next week for digital copies: Burnout Paradise Remastered for $8 Rocket League for $10 Need for Speed Payback for $12 DiRT 4 for $15 NBA Live 19 for $16 NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 for $20 (Also from Amazon) EA Sports UFC 3 Deluxe for $20 The Golf Club 2019 for $25 NHL 19 for $30 (Also from ...
  • Details on the latest patch for FIFA 19
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    Posted November 13th, 2018 at 11:15 am No Comments
    The third major patch for FIFA 19 has gone live on all platforms. The previous updates to the game have focused on gameplay improvements and dealing with issues discovered in the early days of release. This new patch makes critical changes to shots along with the effect of defensive pressure, and delivers updated likenesses for over 50 individuals.  (more…)...
  • New patch for FIFA 19 is heavy on gameplay improvements and other fixes
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    Posted October 23rd, 2018 at 6:30 am No Comments
    The second post-release patch of substance went out today for FIFA 19. While the first one that arrived early this month primarily dealt with fixing issues coming off release of the game, this update features more adjustments made in responding to consumer feedback with an emphasis on gameplay and Ultimate Team.  (more…)...
  • Fight Night Champion has been added to the EA Access Vault
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    Posted October 10th, 2018 at 7:00 pm No Comments
    Fight Night Champion was added to the list of backwards compatible titles on Xbox One back in May. At the time it was unclear when, or even if, FNC would find itself available in the EA Access Vault for subscribers. While Skate 3 had done just that being moved into the Vault after several months had passed following its introduction to backwards compatibility, NBA Jam: On Fire Edition has never made its way to the subscription service making it seem that licensing may have led to complicatio...