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Home Town: Woodbridge, VA
Sports: Football, Basketball, Baseball
Games: MLB 08: The Show, NFL 2K5, NBA 2K8, College Hoops 2K8
Teams: Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Pistons, San Francisco Giants
OS Username: Steve_OS
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Friday, July 31, 2015
06:40 PM - July 31, 2015. Posted by Steve_OS. Written by Steve Noah

EA Sports has released another NBA Live 16 screenshot. This one features Nerlens Noel in the new Philadelphia 76ers uniform.

Game: NBA Live 16Hype Score: 5.5/10 - Vote Now
Platform: PS4 / Xbox OneVotes: 10 - View All

The BMW M3 E46 is coming to Need For Speed. Not only that, but gamers will be able to customize it and complete the look from the original Need for Speed Most Wanted.

If you purchase the Deluxe Edition, you can get early access to the car. If you pre-order, you will also receive both the Performance Pack and the Styling Pack.

The Styling Pack features an exclusive Styling Sticker, Spoiler, RIMS, and Splitter, while the Performance Pack contains a Performance Sticker, and early access to a High Performance Turbocharger, Engine Block, and Exhaust.

Access to additional in game items including, exclusive wraps, unique identifying sticker and a 10% discount on all items using in-game currency are also available with the Deluxe Edition.

Need For Speed releases on November 3 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. The Standard Edition costs $59.99, while the Deluxe Edition is $69.99.

For those of you that have missed out on the recent news about the game, we've highlighted some of them below.For more news and media on the game, check out the Need For Speed page.

Game: Need for SpeedHype Score: 8/10 - Vote Now
Platform: PC / PS4 / Xbox OneVotes: 1 - View All
04:56 PM - July 31, 2015. Posted by Steve_OS. Written by Steve Noah
For those of you playing as a goalie in the NHL 16 EASHL beta, here are the goalie controls for Xbox One and PlayStation 4.






Game: NHL 16Hype Score: 7/10 - Vote Now
Platform: PS4 / Xbox OneVotes: 27 - View All
04:33 PM - July 31, 2015. Posted by Steve_OS. Written by Steve Noah

Sony Computer Entertainment America has announced the MLB 14 The Show online servers will close on November 2, 2015. Previously, the team announced they would keep them online until June 18, but decided to keep them up for a longer period of time, after complaints.

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For those of you looking to use Year to Year Saves to continue MLB 14 PS4 to MLB 15 PS4, decommissioning the servers will NOT prevent that. To transfer your Save file from MLB 14 to MLB 15 on the same PS4, be sure to have the Save File stored on the Hard Drive of your PS4. You can then boot up MLB 15 The Show PS4 and the game will allow you to "load from MLB 14" using the Save file on your PlayStation 4 Hard Drive.

Now, for those of you moving from PS3 to PS4, you will need to take action before November 2. If you would like to move your Road to the Show, Season or Franchise save file from MLB 14 The Show PS3 to MLB 15 The Show PS4, please take the following steps:
  • Upload your MLB 14 PS3 save file to the Cloud, using the in-game feature.
  • Load a copy of MLB 14 The Show PS4 and select "Load from Cloud," using the same account you used to upload.
  • Once you "Load from cloud" the new save will be available to Save to your Hard Drive.
  • Using MLB 14 The Show PS4 and the loaded Cloud save, select “Options > Save” within the loaded mode (Franchise, RttS or Season).
  • Now you have a save file from MLB 14 The Show PS4 on your Hard Drive to load in MLB 15 The Show PS4 once you get a hold of a copy.

Game: MLB 14 The ShowReader Score: 8.5/10 - Vote Now
Platform: PS3 / PS Vita / PS4Votes: 9 - View All
02:14 PM - July 31, 2015. Posted by Steve_OS. Written by Steve Noah

The 143rd episode of the Press Row Podcast gets our panel back together for a fun summer conversation. The crew chat about what they’ve been playing, the joys of Rocket League, the jammed fall sports schedule, the EASHL beta, and a whole lot more. First-time guest Chase Becotte joins Bryan Wiedey, Owen Good, Samit Sarkar, and host Rich Grisham.

Enjoy!

Joining us this week:Send us your feedback! We love to hear from you and can’t wait to read your stuff on the air in a future episode. Do it one of these ways:

1) Follow the show on Twitter at @PressRowPodcast and send us some Tweets while you’re there
2) Email the show at PressRowPodcast@gmail.com
3) Respond to this post

Also, the Press Row Podcast is now available on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/...ow/id563624090) and Stitcher Radio (http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/oper...ss-row-podcast), and the Windows Store, so subscribe to it and rate it too!

Run Time: 1 Hour, 8 Minutes

Lastly, check out our brand new compilation page on Audioboom, where all of our shows are easy to access from one page.


Game: Operation SportsReader Score: 8.5/10 - Vote Now
Platform: Xbox 360 / PS3 / PC / PS4 / Xbox OneVotes: 19 - View All
09:04 AM - July 31, 2015. Posted by Steve_OS. Written by Steve Noah

Yasiel Puig has been battling the injury bug this year, including missing the entire month of May due to a hamstring issue. In the month of June when he returned, he hit just 1 home run, while driving in 6. While he did bat .303 in the month of June, his average in July dipped to .195 and is now batting .254 on the season.

On Wednesday, he delivered 2 hits, including a home run and 3 RBI in a win over the Oakland Athletics. After the game he attributed the success to playing baseball video games.

Here is a quote from Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times:

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Yasiel Puig on ending slump: "I just stopped playing soccer video games. I've found, when I play baseball video games, I do better."

One would assume he is referring to MLB 15 The Show, since he is the cover athlete of the game.

Source - The Big Lead

Game: MLB 15 The ShowReader Score: 9/10 - Vote Now
Platform: PS3 / PS Vita / PS4Votes: 27 - View All
08:33 AM - July 31, 2015. Posted by Steve_OS. Written by Steve Noah

Trades & Rumors Diamond Dynasty packs are available now for MLB 15 The Show costing 12,000 stubs. These packs will be available through the weekend and contain 3 player cards, 1 guaranteed Gold or better with 10 times the chance of receiving a diamond.

Game: MLB 15 The ShowReader Score: 9/10 - Vote Now
Platform: PS3 / PS Vita / PS4Votes: 27 - View All
Thursday, July 30, 2015

The NHL 16 EASHL beta is available now for both Xbox One and PlayStation 4. While it was available on the Xbox One earlier this morning and throughout the day (via workaround), EA Sports hit a snag getting it online for both consoles the way they intended.

With all of that said, they figured out the cause of the problem and have extended the beta until August 7, giving gamers an extra day to hit the ice.

NHL 15 (Xbox One, PlayStation 4 or EA Access) is required to access the beta initially, but is not required after you have successfully downloaded as the beta will be accessible directly from your console hard drive. (More information here, including a chance for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 users to access the beta, if you have upgraded to a current-gen console).

As noted by Chase on Twitter:

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If you struggle to find the EASHL download spot on NHL 15 on PS4 -- tab to the Play option, then tab back to Home and it should be in top right panel (As seen in the image above).

The same can be said for the Xbox One beta, if you can't locate it.

Play a few games and let us know what you think!

Game: NHL 16Hype Score: 7/10 - Vote Now
Platform: PS4 / Xbox OneVotes: 27 - View All


2K has just announced 2K Pro-Am for NBA 2K16, which is a new mode for MyPLAYERS. Check out the new trailer here.

2K Pro-Am will feature instant matchmaking, with no waiting and games will start immediately. That means, no "Got Next" spots in 2K Pro-Am.

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Grab your friends, design your own logos, jerseys and arenas for full branding of your team. After your identity has been stamped, rise up the leaderboards with your team to compete against the best in the world in 5 on 5 matches on full-sized courts with NBA rules in a venue that supports 40 players playing simultaneously.

2K Pro-Am will feature daily, monthly and overall leaderboards with league leaders, power rankings and more. You can completely customize your team and create your own uniforms with the ability to change colors, number size, stripe configurations, collar types, mesh patterns, resizing text and logos (which can be imported) and so much more.

You can also completely customize your arena from the ground up by selecting from various jumbotrons, scorer's tables, baskets and sound effects. If you don't like a particular floor pattern, change it up (Herringbone, Honeycomb and more), along with colors of any line you can think of (out of bounds, key, center circle, half court, perimeter, etc.). Users can create customized text on the floors and sidelines, along with the ability to upload custom images.

NBA 2K16 2K Pro-Am Features:
  • Play with your MyPLAYER - Walk on or form a team with friends
  • NBA style basketball including timeouts and fouls
  • No waiting. Instant matchmaking against similarly ranked opponents
  • Fully customizable team designer, upload images or choose from customizable logos
Read the details, watch the trailer and let us know what you think!

Game: NBA 2K16Hype Score: 9/10 - Vote Now
Platform: PC / PS4 / Xbox OneVotes: 19 - View All
09:24 AM - July 30, 2015. Posted by Steve_OS. Written by Steve Noah


The Rocket League Supersonic Fury DLC Pack is coming in August, check out the trailer here. It will include 2 new Battle-Cars (over-the-top American muscle car Dominus and a souped-up Japanese street racer Takumi), six unique decals for each new Battle-Car (12 total), 5 new paint types, 2 new rocket boosts, 2 new wheels and plenty more customization options.

A new game update is also scheduled to arrive in early August, which brings in Utopia Coliseum, more than 70 new country flags and "Spectator Mode".

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Besides the new Battle-Cars, the DLC Pack also includes two all-new Rocket Boosts (“Nitrous” and “Burnout”), two new Wheel sets (the soccer ball-themed “Cristiano” and the very-cool “Spinner” set), five all-new Paint Types (“Brushed Metal,” “Carbon Fiber,” “Metallic Pearl,” “Pearlescent,” and “Wood”), and a handful of new Trophies. This entire collection will be available in early August for $3.99.

In addition to the Supersonic Fury DLC, we will also release a free game update that offers an assortment of new content, including our first new map, Utopia Coliseum, and more than 70 new country flags. The long-awaited “Spectator Mode” will be in there too, allowing viewers to watch live games in real-time from any angle in the arena. Spectator controls are very similar to that of our existing “Replay Viewer’s,” so start practicing now and get ready for the drop!

Further enhancements, like updated Goal explosions and Demolitions, are planned for the free update as well, along with the brand new song, “Firework,” from the critically-acclaimed electronica group, Hollywood Principle.

Rocket League is still available for free on PlayStation Plus until August 4th.

Source - PlayStation.Blog

Game: Rocket LeagueReader Score: 10/10 - Vote Now
Platform: PC / PS4Votes: 1 - View All
09:10 AM - July 30, 2015. Posted by Steve_OS. Written by Steve Noah

Microsoft hasn't pushed it yet, but here are the steps to grab it now on Xbox One. We will update this post when it is available on PlayStation 4.
  • Go to the Friends tab
  • Then click the Friends Online tile
  • Go down to Find Someone
  • Enter rammer34 as the gamertag
  • Scroll over to the right, to see the Top Games (Last 30 Days)
  • Highlight NHL 16 EASHL Beta and hit the A button
  • Highlight View in Store and hit the A button
It's 4.8GB.

Thanks for the tip oasis90!

Play some games, let us know what you think!

Game: NHL 16Hype Score: 7/10 - Vote Now
Platform: PS4 / Xbox OneVotes: 27 - View All
08:11 AM - July 30, 2015. Posted by Steve_OS. Written by Steve Noah
Konami has just released a couple of PES 2016 videos. The first one shows cover athlete Neymar Jr. playing PES European Product Manager, Adam Bhatti. Neymar has a couple of goals and rubs it in Adam's face, as he celebrates with his friends, it's actually quite funny.


The next video shows off the 3D photo scanning process, which includes body scanning. Adam mentions that it has a bright future, so stay tuned for more news on that.


Game: PES 2016Hype Score: 9/10 - Vote Now
Platform: PC / PS3 / PS4 / Xbox 360 / Xbox OneVotes: 10 - View All
Wednesday, July 29, 2015

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