Archive for the ‘Event Coverage’ Category
  • Recapping the Sony E3 Press Conference; First Look at NBA 2K14 Next-Gen
    Posted June 10th, 2013 at 7:45 pm 51 Comments »
    Sony opened their press conference with discussion on upcoming releases for the PlayStation Vita and PS3. Attention then turned to the PS4 which is definitely being pushed as a gaming platform as opposed to Microsoft who made gaming seem secondary until their presser today. The actual console was finally put on display and after getting sidetracked on movies some exclusive games were announced like The Order: 1886, updates on the games shown at the event back in February were made, and a ...
  • Recapping the Microsoft E3 Press Conference
    Posted June 10th, 2013 at 11:00 am 30 Comments »
    The press conference today for Microsoft delivered a number of announcements and game reveals with many of them being exclusives. Before getting to the Xbox One the company showed off a redesign for the Xbox 360 that is available beginning today - styled similar to the One and smaller/quieter than the current 360. They also revealed that Xbox Live Gold will include two free games a month (until November) such as Fable III, Assassin's Creed II, and Halo 3 making it similar to the popular Play...
  • Readying for Day Zero of E3 2013
    Posted June 10th, 2013 at 6:00 am 7 Comments »
    E3 unofficially begins today with the major pre-event press conferences. Anticipation is exceptionally high with the new generation being a heavy focus - whether it be for the exciting aspects or dreading the direction the industry appears now to be headed.  (more…)...
  • What Questions Do You Hope to Have Answered at E3?
    Posted June 5th, 2013 at 4:45 pm 20 Comments »
    The biggest E3 in years takes place next week and with it an opportunity to get hands-on time with some of the games and get answers to some of the questions that have lingered in the lead-up to their respective releases. Expect the next-gen related news and displays to be primarily limited (if not completely so) to the Microsoft, Sony, and EA press conferences that take place on Monday while current-gen will get the focus on the show floor. Madden NFL 25, NCAA Football 14, NHL 14, and...
  • Six Takeaways from E3 2012
    Posted June 12th, 2012 at 9:45 am 15 Comments »
    With E3 2012 in the books here's a look at the themes that emerged from the event that go beyond just impressions of the games that were on hand.  (more…)...
  • Heading Into E3 2012 Day Two
    Posted June 6th, 2012 at 10:15 am 27 Comments »
    Pastapadre again will be on the E3 show floor today collecting observations on the sports titles and coming back with videos, information, and thoughts for later. Make sure to follow on Twitter and Facebook in particular to keep up on the happenings throughout the day. Day One Coverage •Thoughts on Madden NFL 13 •First Batch of Madden NFL 13 Videos •NCAA Football 13 Team Ratings •EA Sports Not Currently Pursuing MLB Other links of interest •OperationSports impr...
  • Heading Into E3 2012 Day One
    Posted June 5th, 2012 at 10:45 am 8 Comments »
    Pastapadre will be on the E3 show floor all day collecting observations on the sports titles and coming back with videos, information, and thoughts in the evening. Make sure to follow on Twitter and Facebook in particular to keep up on the happenings throughout the day. Day Zero Coverage •Trailer Roundup (Madden NFL 13, FIFA 13, UFC to EA) •Connected Careers Detailed for Madden NFL 13 •Madden NFL 13 Introduces Infinity Engine Physics System •NCAA Football 13 Lacks Infinity...
  • Madden NFL 12 Soundtrack
    Posted June 21st, 2011 at 7:15 am 135 Comments »
    One final piece of news out of E3 comes with the soundtrack for Madden NFL 12. After focusing on in-stadium music last year EA Sports returns to a more traditional playlist of songs with Madden 12. Continue on for the full track listing! (more…)...