Posts Tagged ‘eashl’
  • Improvements to EASHL in NHL 17
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    Posted July 19th, 2016 at 9:00 am 4 Comments ╗
    EA Sports today revealed a large number of enhancements and additions coming to the popular EASHL online mode in NHL 17. They include team customization, player and club progression, new player classes, and much more.┬á (more…)...
  • EASHL beta extended through the weekend; new gameplay tuner already out
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    Posted August 7th, 2015 at 9:45 am 6 Comments ╗
    The EA Sports Hockey League beta for NHL 16 that had been scheduled to end has been extended until Monday morning. Feedback to the beta has already been applied in the form of a gameplay tuner, and the extra few days will allow for more evaluation of the mode in general but also the changes that have now been made. Adjustments to gameplay include tweaking and balancing of the various player classes, faceoff success, goalie play, and much more. (more…)...
  • NHL 16 EASHL beta impressions
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    Posted August 6th, 2015 at 9:30 am 4 Comments ╗
    The NHL 16 EA Sports Hockey League beta has now been open for a week - and it remains so through tomorrow - providing an unprecedented (for the sports gaming genre) glimpse at the game which isn't due out until mid-September. EASHL was a mode that I found very compelling when it launched in NHL 09, and played heavily that year and a few that followed. However beyond then interest waned as it went largely unchanged and took on a microtransaction slant in the upgrading of player ratings. ...
  • The EASHL beta for NHL 16 is now available on Xbox One and PS4
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    Posted July 31st, 2015 at 10:15 am 13 Comments ╗
    [gfycat data_id="PassionateWarmAoudad"] The beta for NHL 16's EA Sports Hockey League can now be downloaded on both Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The mode allows you to create your player and select their equipment, create or join a club, and then play Online Seasons games with each participant selecting one of the player classes and a position. The beta is available to those with NHL 15 on Xbox One or PS4, which includes EA Access subscribers, and will remain open for one week beginning tod...
  • EASHL player classes in NHL 16
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    Posted July 28th, 2015 at 10:16 am No Comments ╗
    With the beta for NHL 16 only two days away now, the nine different player types to choose from, plus three styles of goalie, for use in EA Sports Hockey League have now been revealed. Unlike past versions of EASHL, there is no upgrading of players in the mode, as that has been replaced by the concept of various player classes.┬á (more…)...
  • Beta opening next week for NHL 16’s new EA Sports Hockey League through NHL 15
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    Posted July 22nd, 2015 at 9:15 am 11 Comments ╗
    The extremely popular EA Sports Hockey League was one of the many features that didn't make the transition from NHL 14 to NHL 15 on the new systems. Those who own NHL 15 however will be able to get an early preview of the mode that will be returning in NHL 16.┬á (more…)...
  • Press Row Hangout: Reacting to the News of No EASHL and GM Connected in Xbox One and PS4 NHL 15
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    Posted August 19th, 2014 at 7:15 pm 8 Comments ╗
    A full panel was on hand to discuss the confirmation that there will be no EA Sports Hockey League or GM Connected modes in the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 version of NHL 15. It's tremendously bad news for the game and some of its most hardcore fans who would never have even contemplated this as a possibility, and the way EA Sports has handled it could have even longer-lasting ramifications to the series than just a single year. The show is now archived to watch for those who couldn't make i...
  • EA Sports Confirms No EASHL or GM Connected for NHL 15 on Xbox One and PS4
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    Posted August 19th, 2014 at 2:45 pm 24 Comments ╗
    After a week of speculation as circumstantial evidence continued to mount EA Sports has now finally confirmed that there will be no EA Sports Hockey League or GM Connected modes in the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 version of NHL 15. It's another in a long line of major mishaps in recent years by EA - not just about losing the critical features but the way they alienated consumers in the process and damaged a brand.┬á (more…)...