Posts Tagged ‘ratings’
  • Ratings revealed for the entirety of the league in Madden NFL 20
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    Posted July 15th, 2019 at 8:00 pm No Comments »
    The first look at all the ratings for Madden NFL 20 is especially intriguing this year due to the new system put into place that has spread out the ratings to provide increased differentiation between players and their performance on the field. A lot has changed since Madden NFL 19 and in theory for the better. While the top four players included only one change the shift was initially evidenced in the rookie numbers. Now through the sortable form on the game's official website the entir...
  • One new player rises to 99 Overall for Madden NFL 20
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    Posted July 12th, 2019 at 10:00 am No Comments »
    Of the four players to be rated 99 Overall in Madden NFL 20 only one is new to the group. DeAndre Hopkins has received an upgrade from the 97 Overall he finished with last season to become the only offensive player rated 99 in the game at launch. With the move he overtook two other receivers who were rated higher than him heading into the offseason. Hopkins rise is the only surprise from the reveal of 99 Overall players. Antonio Brown had been rated 99 and Julio Jones was also above Hopki...
  • Madden NFL 20’s Rookie Ratings
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    Posted July 2nd, 2019 at 1:00 pm No Comments »
    One of the big initiatives with Madden NFL 20 is to make players feel more true to their real skill levels through both X-Factor Abilities and a greater ratings spread. The latter is on display for the first time with the release of the rookie ratings. Winners include Quinnen Williams as the top rated rookie with Ed Oliver, Hollywood Brown, D.K. Metcalf, and Irv Smith rated well above their respective draft slots. Multiple first rounders are not even rated in the 70s but it's the #6 pick ...
  • Breaking down the new player ratings spread for Madden NFL 20
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    Posted June 30th, 2019 at 7:00 am No Comments »
    Spreading out the player ratings is something many fans of sports games including myself have advocated for over the years. Doing so would help differentiate the superstars from the solid contributors, from the replacement-level players and especially those that rarely see action. Beyond that though it would also add considerable intrigue into the team-building process in Franchise Mode. This has actually been attempted a few times in the past however developers have quickly reverted to a...
  • MLB The Show 18: The top rated players and PS Store 20% off coupon
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    Posted March 22nd, 2018 at 8:45 am No Comments »
    Four players lead the way at the top of the ratings scale in MLB The Show 18 while another is just a single point from reaching the pinnacle. While that number is up from the two that began there last season, the group of players rated 90+ continues its slimming down which began a few years ago. Check out the full list of all players rated 88+ with the piece put together for Sporting News. These ratings come from the base roster which applies to modes such as Play Now and Franchise. Diamond...
  • UFC 3 Roster and Ratings: Light Heavyweight, Heavyweight, Women’s Divisions
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    Posted January 22nd, 2018 at 12:00 pm No Comments »
    With just two days until EA Sports UFC 3 goes out through EA Access on Xbox One the publisher has completed the reveal of the full fighter roster and their respective ratings. First up were the flyweights and bantamweights and then the featherweights, lightweights, welterweights and middleweights. Now on to the light heavyweights, heavyweights, and women's strawweight and bantamweight classes. UFC 3 is changing up the ratings with four overarching categories: Striking, Grappling, Stamin...
  • UFC 3 Roster and Ratings: Featherweight, Lightweight, Welterweight, Middleweight
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    Posted January 17th, 2018 at 11:00 am 2 Comments »
    With just a week to go until EA Sports UFC 3 goes out through EA Access on Xbox One the publisher continues the reveal of the full fighter roster and their respective ratings. First up were the flyweights and bantamweights. Now on to featherweights, lightweights, welterweights and middleweights. UFC 3 is changing up the ratings with four overarching categories: Striking, Grappling, Stamina and Health. Previously fighters were ranked on Ground, Stand-up, and Clinch. As was the case with th...
  • Top rated players in NBA 2K18
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    Posted August 29th, 2017 at 12:45 pm 3 Comments »
    2K Sports has now revealed the top rated players by position for NBA 2K18 and there is some movement of note from the end of last season within the rankings. LeBron James is of course still the highest rated active player in the league at 97 Overall, followed closely behind by Kevin Durant and James Harden. League MVP Russell Westbrook may still be feeling the penalty for association with the competitor's product. This year he's been dropped 2 points from where he finished last season an...