Archive for the ‘Podcasts and Hangouts’ Category
  • Press Row Podcast: Catching up with The Grish
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    Posted September 8th, 2018 at 10:00 am No Comments »
    After a whole week away Rich Grisham is reunited with Bryan Wiedey to discuss the many sports games of September, impressions of Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 and NBA 2K19, the current state of microtransactions, and what non-sports games are peaking interest in the near future. 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 ...
  • Press Row Podcast: Impressions Party
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    Posted September 1st, 2018 at 12:45 pm No Comments »
    It was an incredibly busy week for sports games. The Golf Club 2019 and Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 released. NBA 2K19 has delivered The Prelude and NBA Live 19 is out through its EA Access trial. First impressions on those games and more are discussed in this episode of the Press Row Podcast, while the panel also finds time to express a high level of distress over the sheer number of quality games coming out in the next two months sports and otherwise. Check out the podcast through iTunes...
  • Press Row Podcast: Calm Before the Storm
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    Posted August 24th, 2018 at 8:00 am No Comments »
    News of the week is discussed including details on a major patch for Madden NFL 19, trailer for MyCareer Mode in NBA 2K19, and comments from EA regarding the possibility of MVP Baseball making a long-awaited return. Before that Bryan and Rich update on progress with the Madden 19 Online Franchise and early returns from the experiment running with the Arcade setting combined with All-Pro difficulty and slider adjustments. Check out the podcast through iTunes for iOS, on Android with the...
  • Press Row Podcast: The Weeks Ahead
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    Posted August 17th, 2018 at 4:00 pm No Comments »
    With several sports games nearing release the discussion in this episode of the Press Row Podcast centers on the two upcoming basketball games and the two soccer games. The first opportunity to play them comes even earlier, with Pro Evolution Soccer 2019's demo out already, a demo for NBA Live 19 and Prologue for NBA 2K19 expected before the month is up, and FIFA 19 a little farther out. How well are the games shaping up and what will the competition between them be like this year? Before al...
  • Press Row Podcast: Madden NFL 19 Review Roundtable
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    Posted August 10th, 2018 at 2:30 pm No Comments »
    The multi-tiered release of Madden NFL 19 is now complete and the game is fully in the wild! After last week's 90 minutes of first impressions, this review roundtable episode of the Press Row Podcast features a full panel of experts discussing everything to do with Madden NFL 19 - going through areas such as gameplay, Franchise, Ultimate Team, and Longshot. Panelists @pastapadre @richgrisham @the_katbot @owengood @danielbaesel @thatsportsgamer Full written reviews for Madden NFL...
  • Press Row Podcast: Madden NFL 19 First Impressions
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    Posted August 3rd, 2018 at 1:15 pm No Comments »
    Madden NFL 19 has arrived for those with EA Access and Origin Access subscriptions and is now only days away from its official release. With his complete review out on Sporting News Pastapadre talks with Rich about the game including its strengths, weaknesses, and random observations. Franchise Mode, gameplay, presentation, graphics, Longshot, and much more are covered. A number of listener questions are also addressed. Additionally the controversy over EA Sports removing a reference to ...
  • Press Row Podcast: The Best Sports Video Game Soundtracks
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    Posted July 27th, 2018 at 9:15 am No Comments »
    Counting down our favorite sports video game soundtracks in this episode of the Press Row Podcast! Beyond making the picks, and going through some listener choices, the discussion also includes how the music was influential at the time and the way in which the importance of soundtracks has evolved over the years. Additionally the news of the week is touched upon, with initial impressions of the NHL 19 open beta and thoughts on 2K Sports now acting as the publisher for NBA Playgrounds 2. ...
  • Press Row Podcast: All-Star Break
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    Posted July 19th, 2018 at 8:15 am No Comments »
    Rich has returned from DC and the MLB All-Star festivities and shares thoughts on his experiences at the Home Run Derby, All-Star Game, and with the MLB HR Derby VR game. Bryan and Rich then respond to listener questions, leading into discussions on hype levels for Madden NFL 19, intriguing teams to use in Franchise Mode, why there has been no news yet on NBA 2K19, whether 2K19 will outsell 2K18, what game has been the biggest disappointment this year, and the continued mystery of the del...