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Three Things to Watch Out for in Madden 18 the Rest of the SeasonThree Things to Watch Out for in Madden 18 the Rest of the Season Now that Madden 18 has been out for over three months, we’ve had plenty of time to live with the game for a while and break down all of its strengths and weaknesses. But since a modern Madden game is evolving all the way up until a new one is released, this might be a good time to look ahead to the coming months and suggest what EA can do to finish out its current season with a bang. With that in mind, here are three things...
Sociable Soccer Early Access Preview (PC)Sociable Soccer Early Access Preview (PC) It’s been over 20 years since Sensible Soccer first arrived on the scene, establishing a unique brand of arcade football that drew quite the crowd back in the mid-90s. Although it would eventually succumb to the 3-D era of sports games, Sensi spawned multiple sequels and continues to be played to this day by a passionate group of devotees. Sociable Soccer takes the form of a spiritual successor, putting Sensi creator Jon Hare back in the hot seat to...
Steep: Road To The Olympics Open Beta & Demo Available NowSteep: Road To The Olympics Open Beta & Demo Available Now The open beta for Steep: Road To The Olympics, the officially licensed product of the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, is available now for Xbox One. It is scheduled to run from November 28 through December 4 for Xbox Live Gold members on Xbox One. The open beta is enhanced for the Xbox One X. The demo is available now for PlayStation 4 users. You’ll get to experience five different challenges in the open beta,...
PES 2018 Data Pack 2.0 Available Now, Adding Stadiums, Kits, Faces & MorePES 2018 Data Pack 2.0 Available Now, Adding Stadiums, Kits, Faces & More PES 2018 Data Pack 2.0 is available now for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4 and PC. The update features 1,000 new thumbnail photos, over 40 player face updates, licensed kits, new boots, two stadiums (Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium and the Estadio Nacional de Chile) and the debut of David Beckham in myClub. The update also includes the gameplay patch, addressing fouls, goalkeepers, defender AI and more...
Sim Sports: Real Talk - Episode #3[MEDIA] Episode #3 Happy Halloween Sim Community! We're kicking off another new episode tonight guys! This show discusses all things Simulation Sports Gaming related for gamers who love their sports games. Madden 18 NOT Top 10 Plays off the Week Episode 10 - Cam Newton KICKS a FIELD GOAL!? [MEDIA] Tonight's Topics 1. How to buy Madden without supporting EA financially. 2. Best way to enjoy Madden without even playing it. 3. MADDEN 18 Gameplay Issues. 4. NBA 2K18 tops sales in absurdly...
Sim Sports: Real Talk - Episode #2[ATTACH] [MEDIA] We're kicking off episode #2 tonight guys! This show discusses all things Simulation Sports Gaming related for gamers who love their sports games. Gideon Prime joins in late in the show. EA Does Not Care What Gamers Want According To Ex-Employee...Shocking! [MEDIA] Topics 1. The Worse and Most addicting thing about Madden. 2. Discuss the Indie Dev Scene for Football gaming. 3. Patches for NBA 2k not meaning anything for MyPark. 4. Share our thoughts on Zelda BotW....
Sim Sports: Real Talk - Episode #1[ATTACH] [MEDIA] We're kicking off the first episode tonight guys! This show will discuss all things Simulation Sports Gaming related for gamers who love their sports games. Tonight's Topics 1. Background on New Show. 2. Current State of MADDEN 18. 3. NBA Kickoff. 4. NBA 2K18 SUBSCRIBE and watch every Tuesday night at 8 PM EST!!! Sim Sports:Real Talk Podcast on iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/s... Sim Sports:Real Talk Podcast on Stitcher...
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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...
Gaming News PES 2016 Full Reveal Coming June 12th
PES 2016 Full Reveal Coming June 12th
According to an image tweeted out by Marvin Ronsdorf, head of Prorevo, we will get plenty of PES 2016 details on Friday, June 12th. We know the game will feature the most licensed teams and leagues than ever before and Jim Beglin is returning to work on the commentary for the game. What are you guys looking to hear when the details are revealed on the 12th?
Gaming News Madden NFL 16 Playtest on June 9 at EA Tiburon
Madden NFL 16 Play Testing on June 9 at EA Tiburon EA Tiburon is looking for people to come playtest Madden NFL 16 on June 9 from either 1-3 p.m. or 4-6 p.m. You must sign-up and fill out the form as spots are obviously limited. If you are selected, you will not only get to play Madden, but you will also get a free EA game.
Gaming News EA Introduces Madden NFL Mobile Season Score
EA Introduces Madden NFL Mobile Season Score There has been much speculation about what EA was going to do with their Ultimate Team powered Madden NFL Mobile and user teams. It appears EA has chosen to reset teams to put everyone on a new playing field for a new season -- but not all progress is being reset, which is a bonus. You will retain your remaining Madden Cash balances. However coins, item binders, head to head rank, seasons completed, level and achievements will be reset to make way for the new season. The good news is, your success this year will carry over to next. Meaning the higher you bring your season score up -- the better packs you'll have when the new season starts.
Quote:Are you playing Madden NFL Mobile? Do you like how EA is handling the seasonal transition? MMChrisS http://www.operationsports.com/newspost.php?id=844105
"Like any NFL GM, you need to make sure youre taking all the steps necessary this season to maximize your chances next season. Players have until Saturday, August 15 to maximize their teams Season Score in order to gain as much of a head start on next season as possible, meaning: Players will be granted Packs at the beginning of the 2015 Madden NFL Mobile season, based on their Season Score on August 15 Your final starting roster on August 15 will be placed into the history books as a Legacy Team.* Players can visit the Trophy Room anytime to look back and enjoy your masterpiece squad from the past season, and will be available for play on a limited basis."
Ask NHL: More NHL 16 Questions Answered, In-Game Sims Are Back, EASHL Questions
EA Sports is busy answering questions again about NHL 16 on the Ask NHL page. Here are some of the highlights from tonight: Will there be in-game simulation in be a gm? Sim Intervention is back in the game and will be a part of Be A GM. Will we be able to hire coaches this year in GM mode? If not, are there plans to add this in the future? You will not be able to hire coaches this year in GM Mode. It is something that we are continuing to look into. Will there be a Zamboni racing mode? There will not be a Zamboni racing mode. Will there be warmups? No. There won't be warm-ups in NHL 16. We have spent all of our time as a gameplay team this year focusing on the core balance of the game during play with a specific emphasis on core mechanics. Are the animations back where the offensive players try hard to stay on-sides by dragging their leg a little at the blue line, or any other animations to help the players stay on-sides better? Yes, one of our gameplay engineers spent time specifically tuning how players use a dragged skate to stay onside. We have seen some great moments where players are just barely onside using the technique before receiving a pass. In EASHL, will we be able to play 2v2, 3v3, 4v4 5v5 (like in the past) or is 6v6 the requirement? Playing 6s in EASHL is a great way to experience the game mode. However, we know that isn't the only way our fans want to play the game (that plus sometimes it's just difficult to get your...
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
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
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...
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