Posts Tagged ‘latest news’
  • The first deal on NBA 2K19 is here
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    Posted October 16th, 2018 at 1:00 am No Comments »
    With the season set to tip-off tonight NBA 2K19 can now be had at a significant discount for a limited time. In a deal that is expected to only be available through the end of the day, 2K19 has been dropped a full 33% down to $40 at multiple retailers. Amazon, Best Buy, Gamestop, and Walmart are all offering the game at the $40 price. It can be either a physical copy or a digital code and for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 or Nintendo Switch. NBA 2K19 is one of the most complete sports video ...
  • 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 ...
  • NBA 2K19 patch addresses steals, rules, and much more
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    Posted October 12th, 2018 at 2:45 pm No Comments »
    The second post-release patch of substance for NBA 2K19 went live today. While the previous one was primarily just to make critical fixes, this update reduces the success rate for steals (widely seen as problematic since release), implements the new shot clock reset rule for this season, updates of jumbotrons for two teams, and provides a number of other improvements in addition to more fixes across the various modes in the game.  (more…)...
  • Madden NFL 19 roster update details following week five of the season
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    Posted October 11th, 2018 at 4:30 pm No Comments »
    The roster update for Madden NFL 19 featuring ratings changes based on regular season performance through five weeks has gone live to download all systems. After breaking the all-time passing yards record Drew Brees has been boosted all the way up to a 99 Overall. Presumably this is just a temporary form of commemoration given that he was 92 Overall going into the Monday Night Football win. Other notables on the move this week include Von Miller (-1 to 98), DeAndre Hopkins (+1 to 96), Tra...
  • Fight Night Champion has been added to the EA Access Vault
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    Posted October 10th, 2018 at 7:00 pm No Comments »
    Fight Night Champion was added to the list of backwards compatible titles on Xbox One back in May. At the time it was unclear when, or even if, FNC would find itself available in the EA Access Vault for subscribers. While Skate 3 had done just that being moved into the Vault after several months had passed following its introduction to backwards compatibility, NBA Jam: On Fire Edition has never made its way to the subscription service making it seem that licensing may have led to complicatio...
  • New patch for NBA Live 19 adds features and addresses other consumer feedback
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    Posted October 9th, 2018 at 3:00 pm No Comments »
    Already having been (temporarily) found at a massive discount, NBA Live 19 can now also offer a series of improvements to the game that have some real substance behind them. While they won't help Live 19 become more of an NBA game, the update does fill in some of the gaps otherwise with the addition of player editing for Franchise Mode, the ability to practice on your created court with your created player, new signature animations for a number of players, and considerable tuning having been...
  • 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 ...