Archive for the ‘Event Coverage’ Category
  • E3 2011 Day One
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    Posted June 7th, 2011 at 9:50 am 4 Comments
    The first day of E3 is finally here! The doors open up at 12PT/3ET with the event running six hours today. Expect lots to come out of E3 with games like Madden NFL 12, NCAA Football 12, SSX, FIFA 12, NHL 12, UFC Undisputed 3, NBA 2K12, and many other sports games being featured on the show floor or behind closed doors. Follow on Twitter and "like" on Facebook for coverage throughout the day which can also be done easily with one click in the sidebar. Opportunity permitting there will be b...
  • Majesco Announces New NBA Game and Purchase of QUICKHIT NFL Football
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    Posted June 7th, 2011 at 9:00 am 7 Comments
    Majesco has made news on two fronts today. The first is that the company has signed an agreement with the NBA to produce an original arcade-style franchise. Few details about the game are known other than it will be motion-control based and release in spring 2012. In addition Majesco has purchased QUICKHIT NFL Football. The free-to-play but microtransaction supported game won the community voted upon "Best Browser Game of the Year" award. The company now control's the operating assets alo...
  • NBA 2K12 E3 Presentation Video
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    Posted June 6th, 2011 at 10:30 pm 53 Comments
    NBA 2K12 made a surprise appearance at the Sony press conference on Monday evening. The game was on hand for a demonstration of the PlayStation Move functionality for the PS3. "NBA on the Move" is meant to be accessible for everyone and in that sense the options available with the Move controls are somewhat limited and very simplified as seen and described in the footage which features the Miami Heat at Los Angeles Lakers. Move implementation in the NBA 2K series as well as many other spo...
  • Forza Motorsport 4 E3 Trailer
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    Posted June 6th, 2011 at 10:00 pm 3 Comments
    The Forza franchise is one of Microsoft's most prized properties and as such the game was featured at the company's press conference on Monday. A release date of October 11th was announced and a new trailer released. The Kinect implementation with head tracking and voice commands, car clubs, Top Gear, and monthly expansions are amongst the features that roll by. Continue on to watch and leave any thoughts in the comments! (more…)...
  • Madden NFL 12 E3 Trailer
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    Posted June 6th, 2011 at 6:50 pm 73 Comments
    It was an underwhelming press conference today as far as EA Sports goes. That was especially the case for Madden 12 which as a series typically tries to make a splash but had nothing new announced this time around. The only thing delivered on for the game was a new flashy trailer. Continue on to check it out and leave any thoughts in the comments! (more…)...
  • EA Sports Announces FIFA Football Club
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    Posted June 6th, 2011 at 6:35 pm 4 Comments
    The only real piece of news generated for EA Sports out of the press conference this morning had to do with FIFA 12 and the introduction of "EA Sports Football Club". Though nothing revolutionary - similar features have been included in past FIFA's and NCAA Football - the new experience looks to bring everything together and take advantage of the worldwide user base of FIFA fans that is unmatched by any other sports game. EA SPORTS Football Club creates a new social experience where footbal...
  • EA Sports Titles Adding Kinect Support
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    Posted June 6th, 2011 at 12:15 pm 19 Comments
    At the Microsoft E3 press conference this morning EA Sports president Peter Moore appeared to discuss plans for Kinect for Xbox 360 support in the company's sports titles. Madden NFL 12, FIFA 12, and the Tiger Woods series will all incorporate the motion control system in some form or fashion. There is also a future title that has not been announced which will feature Kinect. Team sports games have struggled to introduce compelling motion control options. Those typically translate better ...
  • E3’s Most Anticipated Sports Games
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    Posted June 4th, 2011 at 9:15 am 24 Comments
    Last week a poll went up to get a gauge on which sports titles are being anticipated the most heading into E3. Each game is expected to have a presence at the event whether that be on the floor, behind closed doors, or with related announcements. Madden 12 and NCAA Football 12 top the list which is typical due to their nearing release dates and open showings to the public every year. NBA 2K12 comes off a banner year for the series and even just being at E3 for private showings has people exc...