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NBA Playgrounds: An AppreciationWith monster dunks, quirky character designs, and over-the-top arcade style gameplay, NBA Playgrounds sure seems like it’s trying to be the spiritual successor to the beloved [I]NBA Street[/I] series. With [I]Street[/I] on what seems to be a permanent hiatus – its last release was nearly a decade ago – there’s certainly an opportunity to step into that void. As a lapsed Street fan, I was skeptical when I first loaded up Playgrounds – but after a short while I became a...
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.
The Golf Club 2 Video - Full Course Designer Details The Golf Club 2 designers hosted a live Twitch stream earlier today, going over the changes in their course designer. Check out the archive here and post your thoughts. The post The Golf Club 2 Video - Full Course Designer Details appeared first on Operation Sports. Steve Noah http://www.operationsports.com/golf-club-2-video-full-course-designer-details/
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Gaming Reviews Impact Winter Review
Impact Winter Review Trudging through a desolate, snow-covered landscape for ten minutes, scavenging a couple of gas cans, and hiking another ten minutes back to the fire you need to fuel sounds like a chore. This series of actions is what characterizes the experience of Impact Winter, a slow-paced survival game. But monotonous as it may seem, you'll be driven to keep performing these actions because of the tense scenario that contextualizes them. Instead of challenging you to persist indefinitely, Impact Winter asks you to endure for a set amount of time with the looming promise of rescue--an end to your struggles--and pushes you to stretch your already thin resources just that little bit further. You play as Jacob, who leads a group of four other calamity survivors. They're holed up in a church when a little robot called Ako-light springs to life, broadcasting a mysterious transmission that states a rescue operation is occurring in 30 days. Jacob's task is to leave the safety of the church with Ako-light at his side and traverse the post-apocalyptic tundra, scavenging for supplies in order to keep the group alive until that time. Sometimes, this is all you'll see for a while. Each survivor, including Jacob, has a number of meters that must be maintained at a safe level in order to avoid their deaths or departures from the group. These include overall health, energy, hunger, thirst, temperature, and morale. Keeping the church bonfire fueled and making sure each survivor is fed and happy are as important as exploring the world and completing quest lines, which fast-track the looming rescue operation by taking chunks off the timer. The constant juggling of all these priorities keeps you anxiously engaged, your thoughts constantly being occupied with short-term...
Diamond Dynasty Update: New Impact Veterans Released
It's a light Friday update by Diamond Dynasty standards. A new pack, a couple new cards and a small roster update are the major highlights. The June 2nd Bases Loaded pack costs 5,000 Stubs per pack (limit 3 per person) and will have a guaranteed Impact Veteran or Breakout Series player in it. The new players in these packs (in addition to all the old classics) are Impact Veteran Aaron Hill (89 overall), Impact Veteran Angel Pagan (85), Impact Veteran Dioner Navarro (84), Impact Veteran Denard Span (84), Impact Veteran Justin Morneau (81), Impact Veteran Johnny Bench (78), and Impact Veteran Dale Murphy (73). I would say these packs are not worth your Stubs, so if you're really dying to get a couple more Breakout or Impact Veterans just head to the Marketplace and buy a couple. Battle Royale got a mid-week update that added Breakout Eric Gagne (97) and Hardware Joey Votto (96) as two new potential rewards for going 12-0. Another group of players were added today as potential rewards for various tiers of wins. These players include Impact Veteran Chipper Jones (95), Postseason Flashback Cole Hamels (95), Impact Veteran Cliff Floyd (88), Impact Veteran Drew Storen (87), Impact Veteran Shin-Soo Choo (85), Impact Veteran Joaquin Benoit (85), All-Star Odubel Herrera (84), Impact Veteran Drew Pomeranz (84), Impact Veteran Roberto Alomar (83), All-Star Addison Russell (82), and Impact Veteran Ted Williams (80). In terms of the roster update, it lacks any major impact, but as always, we still have some players moving between tiers. Moving Up Gold: David Robertson (86) Silver: Robbie Ray (82), Luis Severino (82), Jake McGee (82), Cameron Maybin (80), Alex Avila (80) Bronze: Adam Frazier (74), Paul Sewald (73), Koda Glover (72), Chase Whitley (71) Charlie Blackmon also improved his Gold status...
Gaming News Kyrie Irving is the NBA 2K18 Cover Athlete
Kyrie Irving is the NBA 2K18 Cover Athlete
2K today announced that Cleveland Cavaliers point guard, Kyrie Irving, as the cover athlete of NBA® 2K18, the next iteration of the top-rated and top-selling NBA video game simulation series of the past 16 years*, which will be available on September 19, 2017. The selection of Irving marks his first appearance on the cover of NBA 2K and comes at a pinnacle point in his career after consecutive dominant years with the Cavaliers and a repeat appearance at the NBA Finals this season, which has appropriately earned him the nickname, Ankletaker. It is well known that Im an avid player of this series and I am honored to be the cover athlete of NBA 2K18, said Kyrie Irving, who has his sights set on another ring and is making a run for back-to-back championships. Its surreal to be featured on the cover and I cant wait to dominate on the virtual court with all of my fans this fall. Kyries basketball resume includes a Rookie of the Year award in 2012, NBA All-Star Game MVP in 2014, and the 2016 NBA championship that marked one of the most incredible upsets in NBA Finals history with a team-high 27.1 points per game, making him the unquestioned choice in bringing NBA 2K18 to fans around the world. Its obvious that Kyrie isnt disappearing from the spotlight anytime soon, so were thrilled to have him as our cover athlete, alongside Shaq for the NBA 2K18 Legend Edition, said Alfie Brody, Vice President of Marketing for NBA 2K. Hes a more-than-worthy recipient of this honor, and joins so many other greats who were cover athletes before him. Fans who pre-order NBA 2K18 at participating North American retail and online vendors receive Early Tip-Off Access, ensuring they receive their copy and in-game bonuses four days early beginning on September 15, 2017. The NBA 2K18 Standard Edition includes in-game content, including:...
Madden NFL 18 MUT Squads Bring Back Online Team Play
Hey Madden Fans! My name is Jake Stein, a Producer on Madden Ultimate Team, and I have the privilege of writing the first developer blog of the Madden NFL 18 season. Its such an exciting time as both a developer and a fan of Madden. From the developer side, we can finally see the finish line as all the planning, long hours, and polish are starting to translate into a fun, cohesive game. From the fans side, its your time to start getting drops of information about the new game and imagine what your experience will be, come launch night. Its also a time where fans love to analyze any officially released information, tweets, or videos in order to predict what Madden might be teasing. So lets talk a little bit about what was found by a few internet sleuths 2-6 Online Competitive Multiplayer. Read More - Madden NFL 18 MUT Squads Brings Back Online Team Play MMChrisS http://www.operationsports.com/feature.php?id=2760
Gaming News Tennis World Tour Set to Join Next-Gen
Tennis World Tour Set to Join Next-Gen
It's been a long time coming, but it seems like we might finally get a Top Spin successor on current-gen consoles. Tennis World Tour is set to be formally introduced at Gamescom 2017 in August, and I'm very excited about it. I have owned every Top Spin that ever existed, as well as a temporary venture into Virtua Tennis 4, which had better graphics but was nearly unplayable by comparison. With that being said, I feel like Top Spin set the standard in being able to translate tennis to video games. I kid you not, my youth tennis coach noted that my decision making started to improve on the court as I played the game more. Read More - Tennis World Tour Set to Join Next-Gen MMChrisS http://www.operationsports.com/feature.php?id=2759
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