Archive for the ‘Podcasts and Hangouts’ Category
  • Press Row Podcast: EA Play and E3 2019 Recap
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    Posted June 11th, 2019 at 7:45 am No Comments Ľ
    In this episode Bryan Wiedey and Rich Grisham react to the events of EA Play and the E3 press briefings. Reasons to be encouraged by the direction of Madden NFL 20, some questions over decisions being made for FIFA 20, the games that look the best from E3, those that disappointed, Microsoft's new console details, and much more! Check out the podcast through iTunes for iOS, on Android with the Stitcher app, or with Pocket Casts on iOS, Android, and Windows. The show can now also be ...
  • Press Row Podcast: Monetization Under Fire
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    Posted May 28th, 2019 at 8:15 am No Comments Ľ
    New legislation has been introduced that would end the practice of loot boxes and other forms of digital monetization in video games. It has bipartisan support and notable momentum but the lengthy process will likely see it's scope and directives altered. Still, with the potential damaging ramifications for the industry and in particular licensed sports games, it's important to understand what it all means at this stage and in the bill's current state, and whether there is real reason for...
  • Press Row Podcast: First News on Madden NFL 20
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    Posted April 30th, 2019 at 9:00 am No Comments Ľ
    Big news on Madden NFL 20 has brought Bryan Wiedey and Rich Grisham back together for discussion on the just-revealed rebooted career mode that includes a college football element - what that means for the series, the genre as a whole, and more. Other topics include Madden NFL 20's abnormally early release date and special superstar abilities to differentiate player performance which leads back to the pure skill vs realism/fun factor debate. Also more thoughts on MLB The Show 19's March to O...
  • Press Row Podcast: Return to Form
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    Posted February 13th, 2019 at 5:00 pm No Comments Ľ
    In this episode of the Press Row Podcast: Bryan Wiedey and Rich Grisham reunite to discuss recent news including what to expect from MLB The Show 19 as well as its exclusion of an Online Franchise and Take Two and the NBA extending their licensing agreement for $1.1 billion. Additionally there's discussion on the new Alliance of American Football League, Out of the Park Baseball 19 analysis on Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, the 2018 PCA winners and more! Check out the podcast through iT...
  • Press Row Podcast: 2018 SGOTY Episode
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    Posted December 22nd, 2018 at 7:45 am No Comments Ľ
    With 2018 coming to a close the Press Row Podcast hands out its annual award for Sports Game of the Year! The panel for what is always one of the most anticipated episodes discuss the state of the genre, the strengths and weaknesses of the contenders, and then react to the final results. Check out the podcast through iTunes for iOS, on Android with the Stitcher app, or with Pocket Casts on iOS, Android, and Windows. The show can now also be found on Spotify! Subscribe and give the ...
  • Press Row Podcast: #300
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    Posted November 24th, 2018 at 8:15 am No Comments Ľ
    The Press Row Podcast debuted in 2012 and 300 episodes later Rich Grisham, Bryan Wiedey, T.J. Lauerman, and Kris Jardine celebrate reaching the latest milestone by reminiscing and talking about the latest in sports gaming and more. Check out the podcast through iTunes for iOS, on Android with the Stitcher app, or with Pocket Casts on iOS, Android, and Windows. The show can now also be found on Spotify! Subscribe and give the podcast five star reviews to help support the show. You c...
  • Press Row Podcast: Sellers and Survivors
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    Posted November 10th, 2018 at 5:00 am No Comments Ľ
    This week Bryan and Rich discuss how the various sports games are faring in the ultra-competitive marketplace that now also includes different forms of distribution, the NFL and Fortnite partnership, more Forza Horizon 4 and FIFA 19. Check out the podcast through iTunes for iOS, on Android with the Stitcher app, or with Pocket Casts on iOS, Android, and Windows. The show can now also be found on Spotify! Subscribe and give the podcast five star reviews to help support the show. You...
  • Press Row Podcast: Nearing a Milestone
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    Posted November 2nd, 2018 at 9:00 am No Comments Ľ
    As the Press Row Podcast approaches its 300th episode there's some reflection on its beginnings back in 2012. Discussion then turns to whether the sports games this year have proven to be boring or compelling, drilling into Forza Horizon 4 and Pro Evolution Soccer 2019, and whether any are worth purchasing day one given how quickly they now drop in price. Check out the podcast through iTunes for iOS, on Android with the Stitcher app, or with Pocket Casts on iOS, Android, and Windows....