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FIFA 18 Impressions: What the Game Looks Like Early OnFIFA 18 Impressions: What the Game Looks Like Early On With all of the excitement of the fall release schedule, few titles are as well anticipated as the newest edition of FIFA. FIFA 18 has been released on all major consoles, and my time with it thus far has been positive. As with most yearly sports titles, refinements and additions are preferred to mass overhauls, and for FIFA 18 this holds true. With that being said, let’s get down to it.
NBA Live 18 Demo Patch 1.05 Available, Patch Notes HereNBA Live 18 Demo Patch 1.05 Available, Patch Notes Here EA Sports has been releasing quite a few updates for their NBA Live 18 demo that launched on August 11. The most recent patch unlocks Live Run, so you can compete with other level 20 ballers, along with increasing the game speed to 80, big men not able to perform high tier dribble moves, interception tuning, along with some updates in the...
Indie Game Dev - Behind the Scenes #8New Indie Game Dev - Behind the Scenes series where I'll be sharing my new Football game with SimHeads like yourselves! This game is in its infancy, so there's much to do and many changes along the way. The game is based on an RPG story, but will have plenty of solid "on the field" gameplay for you to enjoy. The art style will be Retro, but will include elements of the current gen games. Join me along this journey and subscribe to my...
How Franchise Modes Could Be Improved in NBA 2K18How Franchise Modes Could Be Improved in NBA 2K18 With NBA 2K17 came a much needed overhaul of MyGM and MyLeague, the two franchise modes in the NBA 2K series. 2K17 brought in some much-needed additions: expansion (no contraction), start today, start in offseason, dynamic rule changes, draft pick protections and swaps and offseason trading (following lottery). While it’s impossible to ask the 2K team to cram all of the nuances of the CBA into a video game, 2K17 was a giant step in...
Indie Game Dev - Behind the Scenes #7New Indie Game Dev - Behind the Scenes series where I'll be sharing my new Football game with SimHeads like yourselves! This game is in its infancy, so there's much to do and many changes along the way. The game is based on an RPG story, but will have plenty of solid "on the field" gameplay for you to enjoy. The art style will be Retro, but will include elements of the current gen games. Join me along this journey and subscribe to my...
Indie Game Dev - Behind the Scenes #6New Indie Game Dev - Behind the Scenes series where I'll be sharing my new Football game with SimHeads like yourselves! This game is in its infancy, so there's much to do and many changes along the way. The game is based on an RPG story, but will have plenty of solid "on the field" gameplay for you to enjoy. The art style will be Retro, but will include elements of the current gen games. Join me along this journey and subscribe to my...
Indie Game Dev - Behind the Scenes #5New Indie Game Dev - Behind the Scenes series where I'll be sharing my new Football game with SimHeads like yourselves! This game is in its infancy, so there's much to do and many changes along the way. The game is based on an RPG story, but will have plenty of solid "on the field" gameplay for you to enjoy. The art style will be Retro, but will include elements of the current gen games. Join me along this journey and subscribe to my YouTube channel.
The Golf Club 2 Is a Strong Improvement Over the OriginalThe Golf Club 2 Is a Strong Improvement Over the Original In August 2014, HBC Studios released a small independent game entitled The Golf Club. If I am being honest, a game that would already be best described as a niche title within a niche genre was already a hard sell to a community. Now imagine trying to sell that idea and premise to a community who is used to having legitimate licensed courses, apparel, clubs and balls — not so easy. Oh yeah, did I mention trying to do all of...
What We Learned About NBA Live 18 At EA PlayAfter a year-plus hiatus, EA showed off the return of the NBA Live franchise. This basketball series, which has been riddled with poor releases on the current and past generation of consoles, showed off a little bit of gameplay and a new mode called “The One” at this year’s E3. So what do we know about the game so far? The answer: not much. What we do know is that NBA Live seems to be going to great lengths to separate itself from its competitor. The...
Official MLB 15 The Show Roster Update Details (6-1-15) - J.Upton 90, N.Arenado 87 &
The official MLB 15 The Show weekly roster update is available now. The update adds 9 players and includes 141 player movements. Daddy Leagues have posted the attribute changes for the roster update. Some of the changes include Justin Upton +2 (90), Robinson Cano -5 (88), Nolan Arenado +2 (87), Jose Bautista -2 (87), Prince Fielder +3 (87), Jacob deGrom +4 (86), Michael Wacha +3 (86), Kolten Wong +3 (86), and Alex Rodriguez +4 (85). Check out all the details below:
MLB 15 The Show: Diamond Dynasty Ratings Boost Predictions (5/31/15)
Another week is almost wrapped up in Diamond Dynasty, and with no packs being released over the weekend prices have been soaring almost across the board. So with that in mind, I'll look ahead once again and try to predict who might be getting a ratings boost Monday morning. I'll be breaking the predictions into tiers based on my own confidence level.
Ratings Boost Probability: High-Justin Upton - Upton has been ruining the baseball all season, but over the past month he's hitting for average while still hitting bombs. -Prince Fielder - I predicted Fielder would get a boost last week, and he did get a plus-2 boost. Still, he's not a Gold as of yet. He's hitting .361 on the season (second in MLB behind Dee Gordon) and .381 with 9 home runs over the last 30 days. It seems fair to assume he may go Gold this week. -Josh Donaldson - Donaldson has put together a great year in Toronto. He's received some boosts already this year, but it's hard to find many players hitting the ball better than him right now. -Paul Goldschmidt - Goldy is third in WAR, fourth in batting average, third in RBI, second in OPS. In short, he's really good. Even though he's already a Diamond, he should get a boost. -Drew Storen - Storen is second in saves, has youth on his side and is striking out over a hitter an inning. -Kyle Gibson - Gibson is a young starter that has been stuck as a Bronze to this point. But he's having a great year that includes an ERA of 1.36 over the past month. -Mike Bolsinger - This seems...
Gaming News OOTP 16: Some More Advanced Tips to Success
OOTP 16: Some More Advanced Tips to Success
Last week, I made some suggestions on how to get started with OOTP '16. But now that you have started your league and are ready to take control of your very own franchise, you may be wondering, "Well, what the heck do I do now? Thats where this guide comes in to help. Read More - OOTP 16: Some More Advanced Tips to Success MMChrisS http://www.operationsports.com/feature.php?id=2218
MLB 15 The Show: Get Half off Of All Budget Items in Franchise and RTTS This Weekend!
In case you were looking for a great deal on budget items for Franchise mode as well as Road to the Show, this is the weekend made for you. All of the Franchise and Road to the Show budget items in MLB 15 The Show are half off for this weekend only! This is a great way to kickstart either your RTTS or Franchise mode efforts if you are struggling with your budget. If you have been wanting to buy any of these items, this is most certainly the weekend to do it! MMChrisS http://www.operationsports.com/newspost.php?id=843734
Tour Pro Mode Details Revealed For Rory McIlroy PGA TOUR
EA Sports has just posted Tour Pro Mode details for Rory McIlroy PGA TOUR. The first thing you need to do is select a bio, which creates a little back story about your created player. Below is the list of bios with descriptions of each.
- Prodigy - Introduced to golf at the age of two, you showed very early promise in the sport, becoming known as a prodigy in the golf community. You are considered the most exciting young prospect in golf, and your sights are set on earning your tour card in 2015.
- Collegiate - You've recently graduated college where you were a standout performer and led your team to a national championship. Satisfied with your accomplishments at the amateur level, your focus has shifted to earning your tour card for 2015.
- Instructor - You dedicated your life to teaching the game of golf, becoming a PGA Professional 5 years ago. You've always competed in the local PGA competitions, but now your competitive itch has you wanting to really give it a shot at earning your tour card in 2015.
START YOUR CAREER Tour Pro Mode begins in the last tournament on the Web.com Tour. Place high enough at TPC Sawgrass to graduate to the PGA TOUR and embark on a 15-year career New this year is a feature called Quick Rounds, which allows players to complete a four-round tournament in the same amount...
Gaming News NBA Live 15 Roster Update Details (5-28-15)
NBA Live 15 Roster Update Details (5-28-15)
Another NBA Live 15 roster update has arrived this afternoon. It includes nearly 500 ratings changes and seven player accessory updates. Below is a list of some of the changes you will see in the roster update. Some of the players on the list haven't played since the playoffs started. Download the Excel spreadsheet with all of the changes here. GOING UP
- Taj Gibson +1
- Tristan Thompson +1
- Clint Capela +1
- Jordan Adams +1
- Zach Randolph +1
- Kyle Korver -1
- Jeff Teague -1
- Dennis Schroder -1
- Paul Millsap -1
- Derrick Rose -1
- Joakim Noah -1
- LeBron James -1
- J.R. Smith -1
- Draymond Green -1
- Stephen Curry -1
- Festus Ezeli -1
- Marreese Speights -1
- Terrence Jones -1
- James Harden -1
- Joey Dorsey -1
- Pablo Prigioni -1
- Dwight Howard -1
- JJ Redick -1
- Chris Paul -1
- Spencer Hawes -1
- Glen Davis -1
- Kosta Koufos -1
- Jon Leuer -1
- Marc Gasol -1
- Beno Udrih -1
- Marcin Gortat -1
- Garrett Temple -1
25 Things To Know About Madden NFL 16s Franchise Mode (Game Informer)
Game Informer has posted 25 things to know about Madden NFL 16's Franchise Mode. Quite a few of them were not included in the official blog released earlier today. Below are a few items of interest, click here to read them all.
- Draft classes are randomized, and the development team has tweaked the process to try and ensure better and more realistic distribution of positions drafted and where they are drafted.
- Once your player is drafted, you'll immediately see their ratings and where they rank in the draft in terms of their overall rating.
- Madden 16 does not include major changes to signing free agents or the available contact options. Elements missing in previous years like restricted free agents and the fifth-year option are not in the game.
- Commissioners of online and offline leagues can apply wins or losses to other players' matches. This could come in handy if there was something that prevented a game that should have won, or if you want to advance the week to skip over a deadbeat player.
Madden NFL 16 Connected Franchise Details Revealed
EA Sports has just released Madden NFL 16 Connected Franchise details. Players can choose between offline and cloud saves. With cloud saves, you can advance weeks faster and access the league online and invite friends. The blog details confidence tuning, free practice, combine stats, scouting and much more. Below are some of the new details in Madden NFL 16 Connected Franchise, click here to read the entire blog. DYNAMIC DRIVE GOALS Each new drive contains a Drive Goal that can be completed for bonus XP and/or Confidence. Specific goals are tailored based on events in the current game to give players a unique challenge each and every game. Dynamic Drive Goals truly influence the way you play. The more goals you complete, the faster your players improve. POST-PLAY GOAL FEEDBACK The team listened to fan feedback and made it easier for players to see which goals have been completed in-game. This year, players will now see goal feedback throughout the mode. XP and Confidence updates appear next to your player at the end of each play. A new ticker at the bottom of the screen tracks goal progress and shows updates to all the goals influenced that play. Players will also notice new broadcast interface elements that celebrate completing goals. This adds up to a groundbreaking broadcast experience for Connected Franchise. WEEKLY GOALS Weekly goals have been refactored from the ground up by implementing a new quest-like system that chains goals together week to week. These goals are assigned based on performance, position, and career status and are both team-based and individual. For example, a Breakout Running Back goal may be triggered for rookie running...
Jonas Blixt Will Be on the Rory McIlroy PGA TOUR Roster. EA Sports continues to slowly reveal the roster for Rory McIlroy PGA TOUR. Today they have released a quick video showcasing Jonas Blixt. EA Sports has already confirmed the below players to their lineup... Rickie Fowler - winner of The Players Championship. Jordan Spieth - Masters Champion. Rory Mcllory - Cover Athlete. More players are planned to be announced in the coming weeks, so be on the look out. Rory McIlroy PGA TOUR is scheduled to release on July 14th for Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
Gaming News Tall Palms Golf Club Course Guide Preview
Tall Palms Golf Club is a par 72 layout located on the coast in southern Florida. Since there is not much elevation change, it provides for some spectacular views of the ocean. Water comes into play on a number of holes and you will rarely be without at least a view of the water. Tall Palms Golf Club is a very scenic course that winds its way through the lush tropical vegetation. As the name would indicate, you will see many of the holes lined with palms. #4 requires an accurate drive over the inlet and if the winds are in your favor, you can choose to carry more of the water to leave a shorter iron uphill to the green. The drive on #6 is a high risk/reward shot. You have to choose whether to try to drive it over the river or play the much safer shot short of it. When you get to the back nine, watch out on the par 3 #12 to choose the right club as anything short will find the water. The 13th hole will tease you to try to drive the green. Take special care to make sure you definitely draw the ball as you will need to aim out towards the water to draw it around the trees. #17 is the other par 3 hole on the back nine. This hole requires a middle iron over the water to a front pin. If the winds are up, a par will be a good score here. As you step on to the tee at #18, you will notice that water runs down the entire right side of the hole, making it a very scenic finisher! ...
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