Posts Tagged ‘latest news’
  • First trailer and feature details for MLB The Show 20
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    Posted January 22nd, 2020 at 6:30 am No Comments »
    The first trailer for MLB The Show 20 released today. As usual these initial looks offer little of substance but do contain some fun moments and a few glimpses at adjustments that have been made to gameplay and the reveal of new legends. More interesting is the schedule for the developer streams which includes mention of new features such as team relocation for Franchise, perfect PCI placement guarantees, and an additional mode for Diamond Dynasty. MLB The Show will be moving onto ...
  • Latest Madden NFL 20 patch alters Run Commit mechanic and more
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    Posted January 9th, 2020 at 5:00 pm No Comments »
    The eighth post-release update of significance for Madden NFL 20 released today. The big change in this update affects the Run Commit mechanic. Unfortunately the well-intentioned changes may be disruptive in a negative way with run commits causing instant pressure on QBs leading to inaccurate throws making for just the latest blunder in what has easily been the worst post-release period for any Madden in the past decade. (more…)...
  • The Line Drive for January 5
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    Posted January 5th, 2020 at 5:30 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. ♦Ranking the top five sports games of the decade which peaked about 2016. ♦New Press Row Podcast episode on the racing games of 2019 coming this week. ♦Details on the Playoff Program for MUT that is now open in Madden NFL 20. ♦Details on the third part to the Zero Chill MUT program in Madden NFL 20. ♦Sign-ups have now closed for the upcoming gamepl...
  • Details on the final regular season roster update for Madden NFL 20
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    Posted January 3rd, 2020 at 9:15 am No Comments »
    EA Sports has released the last roster update for Madden NFL 20 of the regular season. The weekly updates will continue but primarily reflect performances from the teams in the postseason until the final update of the Madden 20 campaign which will follow the Super Bowl. The record-breaking season for Michael Thomas has moved him into the 99 Club. Thomas began the season at 95 Overall but didn't begin moving up until week 9. He has taken the place of DeAndre Hopkins who fell from 99 to 98 ...
  • The Best Sports Games of the Decade
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    Posted December 31st, 2019 at 8:30 am No Comments »
    A decade that saw the sports video game genre shrink and evolve into primarily digital revenue generators is coming to a close. Plenty of debate could be had on what games deserve recognition for having been among the best of the 2010-2019 stretch. Certainly several entries in the NBA 2K, FIFA, PES and MLB The Show franchises could easily be justified at or near the top of the rankings. Others like Madden NFL 17, Super Mega Baseball and Out of the Park Baseball could have made any list. ...
  • The Line Drive for December 22
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    Posted December 22nd, 2019 at 12:00 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. ♦Register to participate in the upcoming closed beta being held for MLB The Show 20. ♦Ratings changes made in the latest roster update released for Madden NFL 20. ♦Drew Brees went up 6 points to 99 for just this week after his record setting game. ♦Details on the Zero Chill program for Ultimate Team underway in Madden NFL 20. ♦2K Sports released an...
  • The Line Drive for December 15
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    Posted December 15th, 2019 at 9:15 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. ♦MLB The Show going multi-platform will end drought on Xbox and Nintendo. ♦Just two years ago the official MLB The Show Twitter said this would never happen. ♦Details on the ratings changes in the latest roster update for Madden NFL 20. ♦PES 2020 is now one of the games included with Xbox Game Pass subscription. ♦2K Sports released vague details on...
  • New patch delivers significant playbook update and more for Madden NFL 20
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    Posted December 13th, 2019 at 12:00 pm No Comments »
    EA Sports has released another patch for Madden NFL 20 with this one providing notable additions to playbooks and changes to Superstar X-Factor players. (more…)...