• Press Row Podcast is back: Reviewing Madden NFL 23 and NBA 2K23
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    Posted September 16th, 2022 at 2:00 pm No Comments »
    Following an extended hiatus the Press Row Podcast is back with two episodes hitting early in this sports game season! In "The Return" Rich, Bryan, and Owen Good discuss the release of Madden NFL 23 and assess the upcoming battle between 2K and EA golf games. The more recent episode just went live and features Rich and Bryan primarily focusing on NBA 2K23 and impressions of The Jordan Challenge and MyNBA Eras. Check out the show through Apple Podcasts for iOS or on any of the popular pod...
  • MLB The Show ignoring Franchise Mode again raises more concern about its future
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    Posted February 15th, 2022 at 2:45 pm No Comments »
    Today the prerelease stream schedule for MLB The Show 22 was announced. Rather than what was present being the story it's what was absent. There is no mention of Franchise Mode for any of the seven streams to come. In recent years Franchise has at least been included, even when barely addressed in the actual stream. Now, despite pressure from fans on social media, it's been made more clear than ever that Franchise not only the lowest of priorities but may not be around much longer. (more...
  • Press Row Podcast: Locked In
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    Posted February 4th, 2022 at 3:45 pm No Comments »
    Rich and Bryan discuss the reveal of MLB The Show 22 amidst the lockout, the sales of Activision-Blizzard and Bungie and what it would mean if EA were to be acquired by Microsoft or Sony, and go into the latest in their Madden online franchises. Check out the show through Apple Podcasts for iOS, on Android with the Stitcher app, or with Pocket Casts on iOS, Android, and Windows. The PRP can now also be found on Spotify! Subscribe and give the podcast five star reviews to help suppor...
  • Press Row Podcast: Closing Out 2021
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    Posted December 16th, 2021 at 2:15 pm No Comments »
    Rich Grisham and Bryan Wiedey return to wrap up a year in sports gaming that, depending on perspective, either featured a handful of quality efforts from long-running franchises or will be remembered as one of the worst in the history of the genre. The two discuss what they've been playing - mainly Madden NFL 22 and Forza Horizon 5 - and look ahead to 2022 and new games that could inject life back into the genre. Check out the show through Apple Podcasts for iOS, on Android with the St...
  • Highly anticipated Franchise update arrives for Madden NFL 22
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    Posted October 12th, 2021 at 4:00 pm No Comments »
    Whether one chooses to look at it as a feature arriving late or one that would otherwise have been held until next year if not for consumer pressure, the update bringing in a big scouting revamp for Franchise Mode is out today for Madden NFL 22. In addition the patch makes considerable changes to gameplay, adds a new mode to The Yard, and inserts over 20 new player likenesses to Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5. (more…)...
  • Press Row Podcast: Madden NFL 22 is here
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    Posted August 20th, 2021 at 7:00 am No Comments »
    Discussing the release of Madden NFL 22 with early thoughts on the game, the reveal of NHL 22, and the new form that PES will be taking going forward in a new podcast episode! Check out the show through Apple Podcasts for iOS, on Android with the Stitcher app, or with Pocket Casts on iOS, Android, and Windows. The PRP can now also be found on Spotify! Subscribe and give the podcast five star reviews to help support the show. You can also listen with the Spotify streaming player found ...
  • 10 hour trial for Madden NFL 22 now available
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    Posted August 12th, 2021 at 10:00 am No Comments »
    Madden NFL 22 can now be downloaded as a timed trial with EA Play on Xbox Series X, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. The EA Access subscription service was rebranded as EA Play one year ago and has since been folded into Xbox Game Pass as well. Subscribers to the base service will get 10 hours of playtime after which it will expire requiring a second EA Play account to get 10 more hours or the game to be purchased come release. The timer ticks down whenever the game is loade...
  • First details on Madden NFL 22
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    Posted June 17th, 2021 at 6:00 am No Comments »
    With just two months to go until release EA Sports has revealed the first details on what to expect from Madden NFL 22. When EA Play was pushed back until July it became evident a rollout would be happening independent of that and it includes news on gameplay and Franchise Mode. -Gameday Atmosphere: connects players to their NFL fandom through the crowds, environments, and presentation elements that enhance and impact every game. -Gameday Momentum: performance-based mechanics, including ...