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    by Published on 07-14-2015 05:00 PM
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    Via TrueAchievements.com, the Xbox One Achievement list for NBA 2K16 has been released. The list includes 50 total Achievements worth 1000 Gamerscore. It is expected that the PlayStation Trophy List will be the same.

    While 2K has been mum on game features, this Achievement list appears to reveal some improvements and new features coming to the title.

    Some of the noteworthy aspects include: Summer League being available in MyGM/MyLeague, the ability to relocate teams in MyGM/MyLeague, an achievement for 'MyLeague Online,'and some plot points from the Spike Lee written & directed MyCareer mode including users declaring their choice for college. More details and perhaps a first look are expected around GamesCom in early August.

    Continue on to see the list of Achievements in NBA 2K16 and then share your thoughts on possibly revealed features and their overall difficulty level. ...
    by Published on 07-14-2015 07:00 AM
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    2. NCAA Football 14
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    During E3 2015, Microsoft announced backwards compatibility would be coming to the Xbox One in a gradual process with more titles being added over time. To help gauge interest on which titles should receive priority, Microsoft has established a nomination/voting system. Many NCAA Football fans have indicated a desire to play the title on a next-gen console. This is the opportunity to do so.

    Head over to this site and search then vote for 'NCAA Football 14.'

    It is currently unknown if the franchise could be added due to its status in limbo due to lawsuits, but this opportunity should be taken to show EA, the NCAA, CLC, and universities that there is a strong demand for the product to return in some fashion.

    Please spread the word to all of your NCAA Football playing friends! ...
    by Published on 07-13-2015 05:00 PM
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    2. Madden NFL
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    Via XboxAchievements.com, the Xbox One Achievement list for Madden NFL 16 has been released. The list includes 35 total Achievements worth 1000 Gamerscore. Numerous Achievements center around new game mode, Draft Champions.

    It is expected that the PlayStation Trophy List will be the same. After viewing the list, let us know what you think of the overall difficulty level. ...
    by Published on 07-09-2015 03:00 PM
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    A new blog from EA SPORTS breaks down the improvements coming to presentation aspects in Madden NFL 16. Here are some of the highlights:

    New on-the-field cameras and Wirecam help allow the user to get a closer look at the action in a realistic manner.

    3D monoliths can provide a quick look at player or team stats during transitions such as players taking the field, as example.

    Living Worlds continue to improve in the franchise with noticeably improved crowds (female models, head tracking, signs & towels, et al.) and a new Living World Steadicam operator cameraman who will interact with the on-field action, when appropriate.

    The blog also shows an example of Dynamic Feedback with a player's season rushing touchdown total appear on-screen following a score and also goes into detail on audio improvements as well.

    Continue on to see the full Madden NFL 16 presentation blog from EA SPORTS. ...
    by Published on 07-09-2015 08:00 AM
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    NBA 2K has announced early details on their game soundtrack for NBA 2K16. This year, DJ Mustard, DJ Khaled and DJ Premier have helped to establish a 50+ song soundtrack for the popular basketball title.

    Per the press release: "NBA 2K16’s soundtrack will be comprised of six in-game playlists, including three lists individually curated by each producer, an international “Around the World” playlist, the 2K Classics Mixtape featuring fan favorites from previous 2K titles, and a master playlist that includes all 50 tracks from this year’s selection."

    In the past, the soundtrack has been curated by artists such as Jay-Z and Pharrell.

    Does a game soundtrack mean much to you? What songs or genres of music are you hoping to hear - or conversely, not hear?

    Continue on to see the full press release from 2K Sports. ...
    by Published on 07-07-2015 03:00 PM
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    2. Madden NFL
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    To no one's surprise, the Skills Trainer and Gauntlet modes are returning to Madden NFL 16 - along with some improvements.

    Users who begin Skills Trainer on Rookie or Pro difficulty will receive extra information to help them get up to speed on Madden and the game of football, including real world football concepts and strategy. The mode will go through the new passing, catching, and coverage mechanics, so it could possess positive benefits for returning Madden NFL players as well.

    The Gauntlet returns with new mini-games and challenges. Most noteworthy is that of the millions to play the mode last year, less than 200 actually completed all 40 levels. This speaks to the feature's difficulty with so few 'lives' given to complete the mode.

    Continue on to read the blog and then share your thoughts with the community. Do you find these modes fun and engaging? What would you add to improve them? ...
    by Published on 07-06-2015 08:00 AM
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    Ahead of tonight's cover reveal on RAW, 2K Sports has announced that Hall of Famer Stone Cold Steve Austin will grace the cover of WWE 2K16.

    "Not only will Austin grace the video game's cover, but he's involved in shaping its creative direction. Through his numerous contributions, inclusion on the largest roster in franchise history and the game's to-be-announced features, WWE 2K16 is certain to put everyone on notice," said Chris Snyder, vice president of marketing at 2K. ...
    by Published on 07-02-2015 12:00 PM
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    2. NBA Live
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    EA SPORTS has released a new blog detailing improvements to lighting and animations coming to NBA Live 16.

    The blog recaps some of the known processes such as face-scanning, but adds that Live 16 has focused on improving player facial animations, lighting, and player texture, tones, and even sweat. The screenshots also provide a look at the LA Clippers new road uniform.

    The company has increased early marketing and social media efforts for the title as compared to the past, regularly sharing new screenshots from the game.

    The next major feature reveal for the title is expected to come in early August, coinciding with GameCom. ...
    by Published on 06-30-2015 01:00 PM
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    2. EA SPORTS PGA TOUR
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    If you pre-order Rory McIlroy PGA Tour through Amazon and are enrolled in Amazon Prime, you'll receive $10 off in addition to the pre-order bonus of TPC Scottsdale and release day delivery. You won't see the discount until you get to the final checkout page.

    For those who are interested in the title but had reservations about the game due to a limited (at least at launch) course and golfer listing, this promotion makes the game investment significantly more tolerable. It is unknown how long this promotion will be in effect.

    In other PGA TOUR news: As speculated by the community for months, it is now confirmed that the game will not be a yearly title. However, the development team has plans for free content down the line for the title which apparently include courses, as noted by several tweets this afternoon from the product's account. ...
    by Published on 06-29-2015 03:00 PM
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    Ever since the announcement that EA SPORTS PGA TOUR would utilize the Frostbite Engine, the company has discussed the benefit of no loading time between holes and a new video showcases this aspect.

    A new Rory McIlroy PGA TOUR developer blog features a six-minute gameplay video highlighting the lack of loading times and the new Quick Rounds feature which will allow users to finish a full 18-hole round in just minutes.

    The blog also includes information on Golf Channel integration, camera options, and presentation elements. Continue on to see the first look at PGA TOUR gameplay then share your thoughts with the community. ...
    by Published on 06-24-2015 09:00 PM
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    2. EA SPORTS NHL
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    Fresh off a Stanley Cup Championship, Chicago Blackhawk teammates Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane have been announced as co-cover athletes for NHL 16.

    The revealed 'cover' image has drawn significant criticism from the community, but it is unknown if it is the final version for retail. Traditionally, EA SPORTS has released a 'placeholder' cover for the initial athlete reveal only to update the cover following a photo shoot. However, their most recent cover reveals (Madden NFL 16, NBA Live 16, Rory McIlroy PGA TOUR) featured the final cover.

    Continue on to see part of the press release from EA SPORTS and then share your thoughts with the community. ...
    by Published on 06-24-2015 03:00 PM
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    2. NBA 2K
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    Michael Jordan is returning to the cover of NBA 2K. Following cover appearances on NBA 2K11 & NBA 2K12, 2K Sports has announced the Michael Jordan Special Edition of NBA 2K16 (PS4/XB1 only). The cover features MJ in various iconic images and much like the standard edition covers includes Jordan in his college (UNC) uniform. However, the school name has been photoshopped off of his jersey. The released Curry/Davis/Harden covers include their respective college names on their uniforms.

    The special edition retails for $79.99 and if pre-ordered will be delivered to customers on September 25, the same date as the previously announced Early Tip-Off Edition.

    The Jordan Edition comes with several physical and digital items. They include: Jordan NBA 2K16 Poster, Jordan Fathead® Wall Cling, Digital Jordan shoes for your MyPLAYER, Digital Jordan T-shirt for your MyPLAYER, Digital Jordan jersey for your MyPLAYER, 30,000 Virtual Currency, MyTEAM VIP+ - 3 Emerald Packs AND a new Special Edition Exclusive Moments Card.

    In sports gaming (and gaming in general), it has seemed that many recent 'special editions' featured primarily or only digital editions. Do you like these special edition perks? Continue on to share your thoughts with the community. ...
    by Published on 06-21-2015 01:00 PM
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    Via XboxAchievements.com, the Xbox One Achievement list for Rory McIlroy PGA TOUR has been released. The list includes 28 total Achievements including one that is secret. Numerous Achievements center around new game mode, the Night Club Challenge.

    It is expected that the PlayStation Trophy List will be the same. Continue on to view the list, then let us know what you think of the overall difficulty level. ...
    by Published on 06-20-2015 10:00 PM
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    2. NBA Live
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    As the series enters its third iteration since returning following a three-year hiatus from 2010-12, NBA Live 16 aims for a strong year and the title was front and center at E3 2015.

    During EA's E3 press conference, Executive Producer Sean O'Brien showcased some of the improvements coming to the game and the title was playable on the show floor.

    Continue on to see the NBA Live 16 segment from the EA presser, the first game trailer, interviews with game developers, and some early gameplay clips. ...
    by Published on 06-18-2015 03:00 PM
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    The NBA season is over, but the roster updates continue for NBA Live 15.

    Series MVP Andre Iguodala averaged 16.3 PPG, 5.8 RPG, and 4.0 APG versus the Cavs and for his efforts received nine points in total rating boosts.

    Following a strong playoff run up until the NBA Finals, Cleveland guard JR Smith went cold in the series leading to a seven point drop in his Clutch rating.

    (This update is through game five of the NBA Finals, so next week's update is expected to be the last of the year for the title. The screenshot above of Iguodala is from NBA Live 16.) ...
    by Published on 06-18-2015 11:00 AM
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    2. EA SPORTS NHL
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    To help kick off E3 2015, NHL 16 has released a new game trailer. As part of the event, producers and developers also engaged in interviews with media outlets and other attendees.

    In addition to the trailer and interviews, fans can find significant game info and details in the Ask NHL portal and this game features blog from GM Dean Richards.

    Continue on to see the NHL 16 trailer from E3 2015 as well as more from E3. ...
    by Published on 06-17-2015 03:00 PM
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    Following months of speculation and rumors, CEO of Superstar Games Damon Grow revealed in an interview with Unreal Engine's Dana Cowley that Joe Montana Football will be a mobile game, coming first to iOS in Q1 or Q2 of 2016.

    The news came as a disappointment to some following alleged 'confirmation via sources' - both public and anonymously - that the game might be a AAA console title that would be a direct competitor to EA SPORTS' Madden NFL franchise. Grow stated that following the iOS release, the game will be developed for Android, eventually PC and if successful, then perhaps major consoles.

    The Unreal interview provided a brief look at the game, which will be using Unreal's Metal Rendering API. An interview with 1080Players' Eric Webster provided the best insight into the game thus far, though the majority of details will not be released until a later time. ...
    by Published on 06-16-2015 03:00 PM
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    2. EA SPORTS PGA TOUR
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    Coming to Rory McIlroy PGA TOUR is a new feature taking advantage of the game's fantasy elements, the Night Club Challenge.

    Set at night, the mode features hundreds of challenges that will test the user's skill while also unlocking fantasy golfers, courses, and rare apparel. The mode appears to borrow some basic elements from the Tiger Challenge in previous versions of the franchise, but have been amplified with adding arcade and fun elements.

    Players will earn points for everything they do and will need to rack up a big score in order to achieve the maximum three stars for each particular challenge. One star is necessary to advance past the challenge to the next. Three courses host the Night Club Challenge: Wolf Creek, Paracel Storm, and Coyote Falls. Boosts can also be unlocked to help complete the challenges.

    Continue on to see the official trailer for the Night Club Challenge. ...
    by Published on 06-16-2015 11:00 AM
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    WWE 2K16 has begun their roster reveal as they claim that this year's title will be the largest ever.

    The six wrestlers announced thus far: Seth Rollins, Daniel Bryan, Dean Ambrose, Bad News Barrett, Paige, and
    Finn Bálor
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    This will be Bálor's first time as part of the franchise, while Paige was only available in 2K15 as part of their Season Pass.

    The game hits store shelves on October 27, 2015. ...
    by Published on 06-15-2015 04:30 PM
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    During Monday's EA E3 press conference, Madden NFL Producer Seann Graddy (with the help of ESPN's Robert Flores) revealed a new feature coming to Madden NFL 16: Draft Champions.

    Designed to be Madden NFL's answer to Fantasy Football, the mode allows users to quickly draft a team of players to improve their low-rated base roster that they can then compete with online or solo (offline). If they can win the necessary number of games (four online, three solo), they will be considered a Draft Champion. This brief length is designed to allow the entire mode to be completed in one sitting.

    Early community feedback on the mode has centered on how Draft Champions will co-exist (if not compete) with Madden Ultimate Team. With some similarities, will users be able to placate their desire to play MUT with the (presumably) 'free' Draft Champions? Perhaps this mode is not meant to compete with MUT, but rather (as Graddy alludes to the opening) be a mode to entice Madden Mobile fans to make the move to console.

    Continue on to see the Draft Champions reveal by Graddy and Flores at E3 2015. ...

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