Archive for the ‘Podcasts and Hangouts’ Category
  • Press Row Podcast: More New Beginnings
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    Posted May 5th, 2018 at 8:30 am No Comments Ľ
    With the late-breaking news that Madden creative director Rex Dickson has left EA Sports and the mention of the series going in a "new direction" we welcome the person that previously held that same position, Ian Cummings, on this episode of the Press Row Podcast. He's got a new mobile game that just came out right in time for the Kentucky Derby (Horse Racing Manager 2018) and he's able to provide unique perspective on what the change in leadership for Madden might mean for the long-running...
  • Press Row Podcast: Entering the golden age for value
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    Posted April 26th, 2018 at 3:30 pm No Comments Ľ
    Subscription services continue to provide great value and the news on three games impacted by them headlined the week in sports gaming. Discussion on this episode of the Press Row Podcast includes Super Mega Baseball 2 being offered for free to Xbox Live Gold subscribers, PES 2018 being added to the Xbox Game Pass service, and a 20% discount for PlayStation Plus subscribers on NBA Playgrounds 2 which looks to also now have a release date. Additionally there's sadness over the lack of a W...
  • Press Row Podcast: Indie Party
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    Posted April 20th, 2018 at 9:00 am No Comments Ľ
    A summer of indie games is nearly upon us. Among them are Super Mega Baseball 2, NBA Playgrounds 2, and Casey Powell Lacrosse 18 and news on those three are discussed in this episode of the podcast. Also covered is the revelation that Pro Evolution Soccer is losing its exclusive UEFA license and progress in a fantasy draft being held for MLB The Show 18. Check out the podcast through iTunes for iOS, on Android with the Stitcher app, or with Pocket Casts on iOS, Android, and Windows. ...
  • Press Row Podcast: The Road to Championships
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    Posted April 13th, 2018 at 9:30 am No Comments Ľ
    This episode of the Press Row Podcast features discussion on the recent NBA 2K League draft, playoff predictions from NBA 2K18 and Franchise Hockey Manager, and the crowning of the Favorite Sports Game Since 2010 with NBA 2K11 and NCAA Football 14 having reached the finals of the tournament. 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 also now be found on the recently launched Google ...
  • Press Row Podcast: Legend of Todd Zuniga
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    Posted April 6th, 2018 at 2:15 pm No Comments Ľ
    Great friend of the show and founder of the sports video game podcast Adrian Todd Zuniga joins Rich Grisham this week! He discusses his new book Collision Theory which is available April 17 and can be pre-ordered now, his role helping craft Madden's Longshot mode last year and looking ahead on potential future options for it, his current relationship with sports video games, and more. From 1UP to The Sports Game Guy's Sports Anomaly, 4th String to Literary Death Match, Mr. Zuniga is well-...
  • Press Row Podcast: Listeners at the Plate
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    Posted March 24th, 2018 at 8:30 am No Comments Ľ
    From the latest on any potential return of college sports video games to the impact Fortnite is having on the industry this episode of the Press Row Podcast tackles a number of listener-submitted questions. Additionally the results from the first round of the Favorite Game Since 2010 Tournament are revealed setting up the Elite Eight matchups. 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 ca...
  • Press Row Podcast: Tournament Selection Show – Favorite Sports Game Since 2010
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    Posted March 16th, 2018 at 11:15 am No Comments Ľ
    Franchise Mode news for MLB The Show 18 is out and fans are overwhelmingly disappointed by the details, just weeks following the announcement of the removal of Online Franchise. The state of Franchise in The Show - and the sports gaming genre as a whole - is discussed in this episode of the Press Row Podcast. Then it's on to revealing the field of 16 games in the "Favorite Sports Game since 2010" tournament bracket. Check out the podcast through iTunes for iOS, on Android with the Stit...
  • Press Row Podcast: The Changing Show
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    Posted March 9th, 2018 at 11:45 am No Comments Ľ
    With just two weeks until MLB The Show 18 arrives the final details on what to expect from the game are being revealed. Whether it regards the improvements and additions, or in one case a prominent subtraction, pre-release anticipation for the game has now reached its peak. The removal of Online Franchise has sparked backlash from fans of the mode, who despite being relatively low in numbers are understandably frustrated given the lack of support it has received over the last four years a...