Archive for the ‘Original Padre Content’ Category
  • Press Row Podcast: Madden NFL 21 and PGA Tour 2K21 Release Reaction
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    Posted August 25th, 2020 at 8:30 am No Comments »
    In the midst of a pandemic two major sports games have just released. One seems to have handled the challenges to produce a possible Sports Game of the Year candidate while the other may have been better off delayed. Pastapadre, MillsTwitch, and Rich discuss first impressions of Madden NFL 21 and PGA Tour 2K21. Check out the podcast through Apple Podcasts 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 ...
  • The Line Drive for August 16
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    Posted August 16th, 2020 at 4:00 pm No Comments »
    The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didn’t necessarily warrant their own postings. ♦Developer blog goes into current-gen gameplay improvements for NBA 2K21. ♦NBA 2K21 demo including the start of MyCareer will be out on August 24. ♦Developer blog goes into detail on the new mode The Yard in Madden NFL 21. ♦EA Sports revealed the full list of songs on the soundtrack for Madden NFL 21. ♦Developer blog goes into detail on what to exp...
  • The Line Drive for August 9
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    Posted August 9th, 2020 at 4:30 pm No Comments »
    The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didn’t necessarily warrant their own postings. ♦Register to take part in an upcoming closed beta test being held for NHL 21. ♦As expected 2K Sports officially secured the NFLPA license for future non-sim NFL games. ♦EA Sports has revealed all the Superstar X-Factor players to start Madden NFL 21. ♦With release just three weeks out the first trailer for the current-gen edition of NBA 2K21. ♦Deve...
  • The Line Drive for July 26
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    Posted July 26th, 2020 at 2:30 pm No Comments »
    The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didn’t necessarily warrant their own postings. ♦First feature descriptions have been revealed on the official website for FIFA 21. ♦Kylian Mbappe has been chosen as the global cover athlete for FIFA 21. ♦EA Sports put together an FAQ regarding all the release details for FIFA 21. ♦Details on the various pre-order incentives being offered for FIFA 21. ♦Details on the free upgrade offered for cur...
  • The Line Drive for July 19
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    Posted July 19th, 2020 at 2:30 pm No Comments »
    The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didn’t necessarily warrant their own postings. ♦All the launch player ratings have been officially revealed for Madden NFL 21. ♦Another leaked screen shows more about The Yard mode in Madden 21. ♦All the work done for playbooks in Madden 21 was gone over in new dev blog. ♦EA confirmed a generic Washington Team will stand in at release of Madden 21. ♦Baseball games this season will be using crow...
  • Press Row Podcast: #FixMaddenFranchise
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    Posted July 16th, 2020 at 6:00 pm No Comments »
    How did Madden NFL get to the current place it is with Franchise Mode, why was there an uprising from fans now, and where does Madden go from here? Rich, Bryan, and Mills discuss everything around the #FixMaddenFranchise movement that trended on Twitter and forced a response out of EA Sports. Also: NBA 2K21 ushering in next-gen price increase and Konami skipping its annual release for the PES series. Check out the podcast through Apple Podcasts for iOS, on Android with the Stitcher ap...
  • The Line Drive for July 12
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    Posted July 12th, 2020 at 7:00 pm No Comments »
    The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didn’t necessarily warrant their own postings. ♦New mode that features 6v6 online play has leaked for Madden NFL 21. ♦EA Sports has revealed rookie QB and WR ratings for Madden NFL 21. ♦EA UFC 4 was officially revealed with a debut trailer and Aug. 14 release date. ♦The game's website goes through new features and improvements coming to UFC 4. ♦Ultimate Team, which never caught on in the UFC ga...
  • The Line Drive for July 5
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    Posted July 5th, 2020 at 6:00 pm No Comments »
    The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didn’t necessarily warrant their own postings. ♦EA acknowledged the #FixMaddenFranchise campaign but made no real commitments. ♦Pre-orders for the upcoming NBA 2K21 on current-gen now available on Amazon. ♦Reminder only the $100 edition of NBA 2K21 will be upgraded free for the new consoles. ♦The cover athletes are Damian Lillard, Zion Williamson and Kobe Bryant for NBA 2K21. ♦Pre-orders for th...