Archive for the ‘Original Padre Content’ Category
  • The Line Drive for November 4
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    Posted November 4th, 2018 at 7:45 am No Comments »
    The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didn’t necessarily warrant their own postings. ♦Grading all the impactful NFL trade deadline deals through Madden NFL 19. ♦Free agent Bryce Harper has been chosen as the marketing face of MLB The Show 19. ♦Early season standouts & disappointments recognized with NBA 2K19 ratings changes. ♦FIFA 19 is available for just $29 currently through both Amazon and Walmart. ♦Amazon has the Xbox One ...
  • Press Row Podcast: Nearing a Milestone
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    Posted November 2nd, 2018 at 9:00 am No Comments »
    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....
  • The Line Drive for October 28
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    Posted October 28th, 2018 at 9:45 am No Comments »
    The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didn’t necessarily warrant their own postings. ♦MLB The Show 18 and OOTP 19 both gave the Red Sox the edge in the World Series. ♦All the details on the latest patch to have gone out for NHL 19. ♦Details on the latest gameplay tuner update that went live in NHL 19. ♦The Amari Cooper trade surprisingly gets accepted in Madden NFL 19 Franchise. ♦Details on the second phase of the Most Feared MUT ...
  • The Line Drive for October 21
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    Posted October 21st, 2018 at 10:00 am No Comments »
    The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didn’t necessarily warrant their own postings. ♦Why tattoos are problematic for sports video games explained in this article. ♦NBA 2K19 predicts expected champion, MVP, and win numbers for this season. ♦NBA 2K19 still available for just $40 through Amazon on Xbox One/PS4/Switch. ♦The first deal on NHL 19 through Amazon and others finds the game for $40. ♦Out of the Park Baseball 19 is on sale f...
  • Press Row Podcast: Tattoo Story
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    Posted October 20th, 2018 at 6:00 am No Comments »
    Bryan and Rich are back together to talk about the latest developments and stories from the sports gaming world, including why tattoos are part of a legal fight for Take Two and NBA 2K, what lies ahead for the season according to NBA 2K19, and Fight Night Champion being added to the EA Access Vault. 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 a...
  • The Line Drive for October 14
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    Posted October 14th, 2018 at 8:45 am No Comments »
    The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didn’t necessarily warrant their own postings. ♦Forza Horizon 4 managed to reach 2 million players in its first week alone. ♦Madden NFL 19 and NBA Live 19 are among the deals this week with Xbox Live Gold. ♦Amazon also has copies of Madden NFL 19 for $40 currently on PlayStation 4 only. ♦Best Buy has dropped the price on both Xbox One and PS4 for NBA Live 19 to $30. ♦Details on the first patch ...
  • The Line Drive for October 7
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    Posted October 7th, 2018 at 11:00 am No Comments »
    The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didn’t necessarily warrant their own postings. ♦Details on an expansive first post-release patch out now for NHL 19. ♦A follow-up patch was released for Madden NFL 19 consisting of a few fixes. ♦Elite Nike gear has been added for three favored players and as an edit option. ♦Madden NFL 19 is still on sale for $40 on PS4 through Amazon. ♦An arcade-style cricket game has been announced for releas...
  • Press Row Podcast: Review Season with a dash of NASCAR
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    Posted October 6th, 2018 at 6:45 am No Comments »
    This week Bryan and Rich catch up on all the different sports games on the scene right now and their two varying approaches to them. Also, they talk about the challenges that they do (or did) have as reviewers, and how the importance of reviews has changed as the gaming industry - and sports games in particular - have evolved. Plus! Our resident racing game expert Greg Sewart stops by in a bonus segment to dive into the new NASCAR Heat 3, and whether or not racing game fans should give it a ...