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Why You Might be More into Halo eSports than You'd Expect

Alright, so I know that eSports are already a tough sell for many, but hear me out.I totally get it - but I still think there might be something interesting for you American sports fans out there, specifically for these two reasons: 1. read more

NBA players can't stop checking their phones in the locker room at halftime

NBA players: They're just like us.They can't stop checking their phones — even, it turns out, at halftime of games in which they are playing. read more

One of many: Chyna's just the latest pro wrestling star to die way too young

But she's far from alone — recent years show a troubling trend of big names from wrestling's glory days passing away far too young.Back in 2003, HBO's Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel ran a segment about deaths in pro wrestling. read more

Press Row Podcast - NBA Live in For Another Shake-Up

Knowing that a shake-up was necessary EA yesterday confirmed the first report of Live being pushed back to 2017.Despite that acknowledgement uncertainty will continue to surround the series as there’s no guarantee it will again see the light of day on consoles. read more

EA Sports UFC 2 1.06 Update Patch Notes Revealed; New Fighters Added

06 has now been released for EA Sports UFC 2.Apart from the usual fixes, owners of the game will also be able to play as three new fighters. read more

Press Row Podcast - Photo Finish Horse Racing

The current state of sports games – on console, PC, and mobile devices – is ever-changing and evolving at a rapid pace.Former creative director of the Madden NFL series Ian Cummings returns to the Press Row Podcast to join host Bryan Wiedey and friend of the show Rich Grisham to discuss his own mobile game as well as the “bigger picture. read more

Juventus To Feature In FIFA 17 Demo As Club Is Exclusive To EA Sports

Italian football club, Juventus, has just announced that it has partnered with EA Sports to be exclusive for FIFA 17 and beyond.have agreed a three-year partnership making EA SPORTS the exclusive and official video game partner of the Serie A Champions, starting with FIFA 17. read more

Press Row Podcast - Revisiting MLB 16 With a Look to Next Season

With four months of MLB The Show 16 now in the books it’s time to evaluate just how developer Sony San Diego can improve on an all-around excellent game next year.From gameplay to the big modes (Diamond Dynasty, Franchise, Road to the Show) Press Row Podcast host Bryan Wiedey and panelists Owen Good and T. read more

EA Sports UFC 2 Free Trial Is Available Now

To celebrate UFC 200 this weekend, the EA Sports UFC 2 video game will be free for everyone.The free trial has actually already started. read more

Press Row Podcast - Madden NFL 17 Review Roundtable

One of the most anticipated Press Row Podcast episodes on an annual basis is here with the Madden NFL 17 Review Roundtable!The panel discusses various themes of this year’s game, examine where it excels, and identify the areas that need the most work going forward. read more

Press Row Podcast - Nintendo Switch Reveal Sports Game Impact

Lauerman join host Bryan Wiedey on a new Press Row Podcast in reacting to Nintendo�s reveal event.In terms of pricing where does the Switch stand compared to Xbox One and PS4? read more

Press Row Podcast - 2016's Biggest Sports Video Game Stories

Every year it’s important to look back on developments within the sports gaming genre, not just as a reminder of what has happened, but as insight into the direction individual franchises are going and the trends within the industry that will impact them all.Bryan Wiedey and Rich Grisham discuss some*of the most important stories of 2016 in the new year’s first episode. read more

Press Row Podcast - EA Booms and Busts

Electronic Arts’ stock is trading at all-time high levels and in looking forward to fiscal year 2018 (April 2017-March 2018) the company revealed a number of interesting facts and plans related to their various sports franchises.There’s the good: FIFA 17 was the world’s biggest selling sports game in 2016 and the company continues to see its digital revenue driven largely by Ultimate Team and free-to-play mobile show no signs of slowing down. read more

Press Row Podcast - The Return of Mutant Football

After more than 20 years a spiritual successor to the cult classic Mutant League Football has finally reached the red zone.The game is described as an “NFL Blitz arcade-style football game, with nasty mutants, ferocious monsters, deadly chainsaws, and lots of gory player deaths, along with some edgy, satirical humor that parodies America’s favorite sport. read more

Press Row Podcast - The First "Next Rocket League"?

There has been a resurgence of creative sports game concepts thanks to independent developers over the last few years and the latest to break onto the scene is*Disc Jam.Reminiscent of the 90’s game*Windjammers, and evoking natural comparisons to recent smash hit*Rocket League,*Disc Jam appears to have a great deal of potential based on reaction to the beta that just came to a close. read more

Press Row Podcast - Racing into 2017

Racing games have had a fantastic resurgence in the past year, and looking forward into 2017 that great trend looks to continue.The newest episode of the Press Row Podcast gathers our Hit The Pass racing experts together for a really fun discussion on all the titles that we have to look forward to – which games have the most potential, which ones we’re concerned about, and a whole host of questions and answers from the people that know this space best. read more

Mario Sports Superstars Review

While some of these have been solo focuses, such as the popular Mario Tennis and Mario Golf franchises, the latest mostly takes parts of existing games and puts them into one bare bones experience in Mario Sports Superstars.The previous Mario sports compilation game, Mario Sports Mix, featured a number of exclusive sports like hockey and volleyball, but the co-developers behind Mario Sports Superstars, Camelot Software Planning and Bandai Namco Studios, instead decided to mostly focus on more typical sports that Mario is known for, as well as one new sport. read more

Press Row Podcast - Community Uproar

In many ways, these are great days to be a sports video game fan.However, certain segments of popular games have experienced significant problems, causing enormous issues within each of those games' communities. read more

Press Row Podcast - Spring Break(down)

In this week’s episode of the Press Row Podcast, host Bryan Wiedey and Rich Grisham have a follow-up discussion on last week’s topic regarding consumer unrest before moving on to address other subjects.Those include whether it’s a good or bad idea to continually tinker with fundamental elements of games such as the constant changes being made to shooting in NBA 2K17, the potential of the upcoming arcade-style game NBA Playgrounds, what the WNBA could mean for NBA Live 18, and a handful of listener questions. read more

Press Row Podcast - April News Roundup

Spring is typically a fairly barren season as far as sports game releases go but it’s seeing a resurgence this year.Several new games and expansions are slated for the weeks ahead. read more

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