Every Sunday, we will get you caught up on the sports gaming news you might have missed, during the busy week. This includes the latest videos from our content team and featured articles from the staff.
The feature premieres from the SDS team started this week, and we know Road to the Show will be getting one for Road to the Show on March 25. This falls under the umbrella of the “Ball Player Introduction” feature premiere because we know RttS is expanding in a way where you’ll be able to use your created player in more ways and modes. With all that in mind, Matt is back this week with a top five list explaining what he wants to see in Road to the Show in MLB The Show 21.
Milestone has been quite active as of late, and that continues with the newest iteration of one of its tentpole franchises, Monster Energy Supercross. This series has seen steady growth since its inception, and the developers look to do the same with the latest release, Monster Energy Supercross 4. I previewed Monster Energy Supercross 4 back in January, but now it’s time for the review as the March 11 release date is nearing.
In comparison to some other sports, tennis fans may appear to be downright spoiled at first glance. Just last year, we had two follow-ups in Tennis World Tour 2 and AO Tennis 2 that were able to build on their existing foundations in their attempt to re-create all of the back-and-forth action and suspense of playing on center court in a major tournament. However, Full Ace Tennis Simulator has also been rallying in the background.
For 30 years, wrestling fans have waited for a sequel to WWF Wrestlefest. A timeless arcade hit, it was released in 1991 and instantly became a classic. But how does a WWF Wrestlefest sequel hold up throughout the history of time? Well, you’re about to find out in this RetroMania Wrestling review.
Teyon and Nacon initially released Monster Truck Championship on the PS4, PC, and the Xbox One in October and are now releasing the upgraded edition for the next-gen consoles here in North America on March 16. I initially did the review back in October, so for this next-gen Monster Truck Championship review, I hoped some of my issues with the first release would either be eradicated or corrected.
If it takes a village to raise a child, then it certainly takes a community to make a greats sports game. Very few games, if any, rely on the community more than Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer. For years, the community, whether it be on a PC or console, have done wonders in helping to create an authentic footy experience. Through the use of option files and mods, the great PES community have been churning out customized gameplay experiences for years, several of which can be found in OS’ own Option File Thread.
On Thursday, San Diego Studio released its first feature premiere for MLB The Show 21. This first edition highlighted changes to the hitting engine, changes to pitching mechanics, execution results, as well as general quality of life changes to ensure the game plays as the developers intend it to. A big focus for this year’s game is listening to the community and building out pieces of the game that support feedback received from players. This starts first and foremost here with the concept of “PAR” and perfect-perfect pitching.