Posts Tagged ‘latest news’
  • The Line Drive for August 18
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    Posted August 18th, 2019 at 10:30 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. ♦The NBA 2K20 demo with the start of MyCareer will go live Wednesday morning. ♦First off-screen gameplay footage of NBA 2K20 comes out of an event in Japan. ♦NBA 2K20 will feature All-Decade teams in addition to the six new classic teams. ♦An extensive 25 minute video goes over everything Franchise Mode for NHL 20. ♦Patch for Madden NFL 20 fixed so...
  • NHL 20 adds coaches to Franchise Mode
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    Posted August 16th, 2019 at 9:00 am No Comments »
    Outside of the NBA 2K series there has been little done in recent years to advance Franchise Mode within the sports gaming genre. NHL 19 did introduce the successful 'Fog of War' concept to scouting but NHL 20 hopes to change the general perception with a feature of wider influence by adding in coaches which factor in morale and chemistry and interviews, amateur scouting reports, revamped Trade Finder and more. (more…)...
  • The new classic teams for NBA 2K20
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    Posted August 14th, 2019 at 10:30 am No Comments »
    With NBA 2K18 the number of classic teams expanded from 45 to 62 and then no new teams were added in NBA 2K19. For NBA 2K20 however there will be six teams making their debut to take the total number to 68. They won't be ones however that feature either Charles Barkley or Reggie Miller who remain the most prominent holdouts among legendary players. Two relatively recent champions join the group and the others are meant to be showcases for certain intriguing players given that they were al...
  • The Line Drive for August 11
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    Posted August 11th, 2019 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. ♦Many more details revealed on the new arcade-style Volta mode for FIFA 20. ♦NBA 2K20 will introduce the WNBA to the series with a full season mode. ♦Changes to progression have been made in NHL 20's World of Chel mode. ♦Amazon has FIFA 20 pre-orders with price guarantee listed for just $50.94. ♦Amazon has NHL 20 pre-orders with price guarantee ...
  • Career Mode details for FIFA 20
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    Posted August 7th, 2019 at 10:00 am No Comments »
    EA Sports today revealed what to expect from Career (Franchise) Mode in FIFA 20. Improvements include dynamic player potential, a new player morale system, expansive press conferences and interactions, and manager customization. (more…)...
  • Press Row Podcast: Madden NFL 20 Review Roundtable
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    Posted August 7th, 2019 at 8:00 am No Comments »
    We've reached the twilight of the generation when sports games are expected to peak in terms of both quality and content. Madden NFL 20 hits on some areas but has continued to lag behind with others. In this episode of the Press Row Podcast the panel offers thoughts on this year's title going through gameplay, Franchise, Ultimate Team and more along with a debate on whether the series ever reached the heights it should have this generation. Check out the podcast through Apple Podcasts fo...
  • Gameplay improvements for NBA 2K20
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    Posted August 5th, 2019 at 8:45 am No Comments »
    The release of a trailer last week for NBA 2K20 provided some visual clues as to the improvements coming to gameplay but today 2K Sports went into great detail on the work that has been done. The demo now just over two weeks away will provide an opportunity to experience many of the changes which include 27 styles of ball handlers, balancing to sprinting, off-ball jukes, and much more. (more…)...
  • The Line Drive for August 4
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    Posted August 4th, 2019 at 8:15 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. ♦New flashy trailer for NBA 2K20 spotlights the familiar faces now in new places. ♦Zion Williamson has signed a multiyear marketing agreement with NBA 2K. ♦The first MUT 20 Ultimate Team card free through Twitch Prime is Jim Brown. ♦Going through the highs and lows of Madden NFL 20 with the review at SN. ♦Pro Evolution Soccer 2020 has its demo for ...