Big Ant Studios Announces Release Of Ashes Cricket

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Article By Matthew Sherdan  Australian sports game developer Big Ant Studios announced their new Ashes Cricket game will be released and made available to purchase on November 16, 2017. The game is available on the PS4, XBox One, and PC gaming consoles. https://youtu.be/60BuTXO4-ZI Ashes Cricket is the first ever fully licensed game that will feature actual stars and stadiums from the Magellan...

FIFA 18 Demo: First Impressions

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The big day is coming; as it is every year, September will bring a new FIFA title to soccer aficionados all over the world. This year is no different. Two weeks before the release, everyone can have a look at what FIFA 18 will bring. As confirmed, not only by its success, FIFA 17 was a very good game....

8 Things You Need to Know About Gran Turismo Sport

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The launch of Gran Turismo Sport is just around the corner on October 17, and Sony decided to give out some information about the new game. Here you can find a round up of a part of the new features. GTS And The New Campaign Mode Campaign Mode will give you the chance to improve your driving skills across four different...

NHL 18: 10 Things You Need To Know Before You Buy

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The release of NHL 18 from EA Sports is right around the corner, and hockey fans across North America and beyond are starting to feel the excitement. Each year brings new features and options to the series that are expected to improve the series from the previous installment. But there are many that remain on the fence when it comes...

NBA Live 18 Gets Demo Update That Adds New Teams And More

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The development team behind NBA Live 18 continues their quest to prove that the NBA Live franchise is indeed back from the dead and on a collision course to compete with NBA 2K. On Tuesday, EA Sports and the NBA Live 18 development team released a new update for the Live demo adding two new teams to the play now...

NBA 2K18 Hands On Gameplay Impressions

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Before you start assuming that 2K buttered everyone up at their annual community event for good reviews, take a moment to check out developer Scott O'Gallagher's blog about the gameplay changes and adjustments made for NBA 2K18. It's a pretty long read, but I'd suggest you get it out the way and educate yourself before making any assumptions. With the...

PES 2018 Demo: First Impressions

The PES 2018 release date is approaching, and after an open beta, Konami decided to release also a demo of their upcoming soccer title. Sports Gamers Online tried the PES 2018 Demo on an Xbox One. To play the game, you need to download a bit more than 4 GB of data, that is, about one GB less than the...

NBA Live 18 Demo Impressions

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When NBA Live made its next generation debut on the PS4 and Xbox One with NBA Live 14, it was a complete disaster. It was followed up with another disappointment in Live 15, and a slight improvement with Live 16. But after Live 16's horrendous sales numbers, EA decide to pull the plug on the series again. After taking a...

PES 2018 Beta: First Impressions

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Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 may not release for over a month, but Konami isn't stopping players from getting their fix in with the release of the free beta on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Konami released the beta to stress test the updated online servers. A pre-released demo will follow in the coming weeks. For Xbox One users, you will need...

NASCAR Heat 2 Showcases Split-Screen Racing, Multiple Series In First Developer Diary

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NASCAR Heat 2 developer 704 Games has put the pedal to floor in order to build up the anticipation for the upcoming racing title. Promising an increased depth to the game's career mode as well as it's on-track racing, 704 Games is looking to show fans exactly what they've been working on since NASCAR Heat Evolution was released last year....

Axis Football 17 Enters Final Beta Stage

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Axis Football 17 is getting near the finish line as Axis Games has released the final beta -- Version 4.0 -- for the upcoming football game. The latest update adds one of the two new 3D stadiums -- known as "The Dome" -- that will be making their debut in this year's game. Also added were player pop-ups that will...

Madden 18: Which Game Style is Right for you?

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It's no secret that there are different types of Madden players out there. We have the casuals who just want to load up, play a quick game and move on; the more serious players who want that realistic feel, but don't want it too over-the-top; and the players that want their skills on the sticks to determine how the game...

EXCLUSIVE: Sean Burke of NASCAR Heat 2 Talks Features, Improvements and More!

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When NASCAR Heat Evolution hit consoles and PC in 2016, it was met with mediocre reviews, at best. The game lacked any real sense of personality, and was so limited in features that it felt more like a demo than a full game. So, when the developers back at 704 Games set out to build NASCAR Heat 2, they took...

NBA Live 18: Is it back? Many Gamers Think So

Yesterday we saw a flurry of NBA Live 18 gameplay videos flood the internet. If history tells us anything, we should be very guarded against EA's umpteeth reboot of the once lauded franchise. But after watching video after video presented by YouTuber's invited to a NBA Live event, something strange started to come into focus. Gamers were hyped. Has EA...

NBA Live 18 The One: New Career Mode Details Revealed in Interview

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We got some new info on NBA Live 18 after getting some hands on gameplay and speaking with NBA Live Gameplay Designer Antonio Revard. The One is a career mode in NBA Live 18 where you create and level up your own player. You can customize their appearance including tattoos, hair style, and clothing. You also customize their skills, traits, and playstyle. After...

Exclusive: HB Studios Speaks With SGO About The Golf Club 2

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The Golf Club 2 is set to tee off on June 27 for PlayStation 4, PC and Xbox One. However, there are still plenty of questions that fans want answered before they grab their clubs and head to the course for some fun. In an exclusive interview with Sports Gamers Online, game designer Jordan Ault and lead animator Joel Thompson of HB...

Madden NFL 18: Everything You Need to Know About Longshot

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At the EA Play press briefing that kicked off E3 2017, EA Sports unveiled the story mode that makes its debut this year in Madden NFL 18. Entitled "Longshot", the story mode follows the main character named Devin Wade, a former high school and collegiate star that left the game only to attempt a comeback and try to make it to...

Mutant Football League Hands-On Impressions

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d4wihpLSzIE If you were a sports gamer in the early 1990s, chances are you played a little game known as Mutant League Football for the Sega Genesis. Now, some 24 years later, fans are finally getting a spiritual successor to the game in the form of Mutant Football League. SGO's MD got his chance to dive into the Pre-Alpha build -- which...

Project Cars 2 Trailer Leaked

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Project Cars 2 Trailer RaceDriver has leaked an unofficial trailer for "Project Cars 2." The trailer touts a few cool features Slightly Mad Studios has brought to the table. It begins with Slightly Mad's logo splash and transitions into showing some graphical improvements. Several key frames in the video highlight the beautiful scenery in which players can drive. For the rest of...

Super Mega Baseball 2 Gameplay and New Details Released

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Metalhead Software has released its first look at gameplay for the upcoming release of Super Mega Baseball 2. Super Mega Baseball builds upon the original with a more realistic presentation, a bevy of customizable features and the launch of online multiplayer. Major new features include: Revamped Graphics: Complete with enhanced character models, new and updated stadiums, and a modernized interface, Super...

NBA 2KVR Experience is Coming November 22

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2K Sports and developer Visual Concepts are throwing their hats into the virtual reality market. NBA 2KVR Experience is a first person virtual reality basketball simulator that lets players control the game using the same kinetic motions they would employ on a basketball court. NBA 2KVR Experience has a plethora of arcade style game modes, such as 3 point contest, time...

3on3 Freestyle: Join the Closed Beta For PS4’s Newest Street Basketball Experience

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3on3 Freestyle is an arcade basketball game coming to PS4, and developer Joycity is inviting players to try out the closed beta version of the game. No two characters in 3on3 Freestyle are the same; each has a different playstyle and their own signature moves. These ballers also have rich backstories that are fleshed out as they progress through the game, and each...

Rocket League: New Underwater Arena Announced

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Psyonix, the studio behind the smash hit Rocket League, has just announced the newest arena to be introduced to their hyper competitive car soccer game. AquaDome is an underwater arena that draws obvious influences from Irrational Games' 2007 classic BioShock. AquaDome is furnished with the same retro-futuristic Art Deco trappings that typified settings in BioShock, to give this arena a...

Forza Horizon 3: Launch Trailer

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The Forza Horizon 3 launch trailer is here. Forza Horizon 3 will be released worldwide on September 27 for Xbox One and Windows, but those who pre-order the Ultimate Edition can get a head start on the game this Friday (September 23). Forza Horizon 3 allows players to explore the lush jungles, arid deserts, sandy beaches, and bustling metro centers...

NBA 2K17 Hands-On Impressions: In-Depth Breakdown of New Features

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2K sports may have, scratch that-- they HAVE outdone themselves with their newest installment of the NBA 2K series this year. I was lucky enough to have the honor of being invited to their annual 2K community team-up day and be one of the first people to play the game, and I must say from a gameplay standpoint, this...

Forza Horizon 3: Gold Announcement Update

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Microsoft announced today that Forza Horizon 3 has officially gone gold, meaning the game is ready for physical copies to be manufactured and the digital release to be set up. This announcement comes with a few updates, including Windows 10 PC specs, the full list of Xbox Live achievements, language localization, and a new vehicle. The Warthog from the Halo universe...

Steep: New Gameplay Footage

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The team at PlayStation Access has released a gameplay video of Ubisoft's upcoming extreme winter sports adventure Steep. Steep is an open world game that allows players to explore two massive mountain ranges, either taking part in set challenges or traversing bowls, cliffs, and mountain forests at their own pace. Players can ski, snowboard, or take to the skies in...

PES 2017 Gameplay Impressions

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We've recently returned from playing Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 at a special capture event in NYC. Here are some of my impressions of the gameplay, which has taken strides towards delivering the simulation feel. Don’t forget to check out my YouTube channel for more exclusive gameplay content. Attacking The passing intricacies in the final third is where attacking play really shines. This is where...

Steep: Shred the Backcountry this Winter

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Ubisoft has just released a new gameplay trailer for their upcoming extreme winter sports adventure, Steep, and it looks wild. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0hdRiRlxh9M&feature=youtu.be Steep is a game that lets players conquer some of the world's biggest mountains. Players can tackle these alpine playgrounds using skis, snowboards, wingsuits, and paragliders. This is not a game that confines players to ski resorts or snow parks. Instead, players...

Forza Horizon 3: New Gameplay Footage

Developer Gamersyde has released new gameplay footage of their upcoming racing title Forza Horizon 3. If anyone thinks that this clip looks similar to an earlier update, you're not wrong. Gamersyde has shown this same demo in their last few updates. However, new cars are used and different camera angles are shown this time. For those unfamiliar with the demo, it...

Bears Legends to Appear in Madden 17

Brian Urlacher and Mike Singletary are two of the most celebrated linebackers in Chicago Bears history. The two men played in very different eras—the 00s for Urlacher and the 80s for Singletary—for very different teams, but these Bears legends will appear alongside each other in Madden NFL 17. Both former linebackers agreed to contribute their likeness to the upcoming...

WWE 2K17: New Features Revealed

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2K Sports just revealed some of the features that will be included in WWE 2K17 ahead of the game’s October 11 release date.  Here’s how the information we’ve been provided so far breaks down: Gameplay In recent years 2K Sports has shifted the WWE franchise away from the arcade style gameplay of past titles towards simulation-based gameplay, and they will...

Astro Updating The A50 Wireless Headsets For 2016

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Last month at E3 we were able to get ears-on with the updated A50 Wireless Headset from Astro. The new headsets are dropping next month for both Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Astro told us that they don't like adding new numbers and names to their headphone lineups. So, if you're hunting for these new headsets, make sure to tag...

PES 2017 Hands-On Gameplay Impressions

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PES 2017 has a lot to live up to after last year's 2016 iteration revitalized the soccer series. The 22-year-old franchise was losing the battle to EA's FIFA series in the last few years. However, 2016 brought a renewed focus and much improved gameplay. Some of it came from the Konami developers finally figuring out the Fox Engine and getting...

MLB The Show 16 New Features Part 2: Diamond Dynasty & Graphics Improvements!

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Our second breakdown of MLB The Show 16 new features will be focusing on Diamond Dynasty, flashbacks, missions, and graphics improvements. Diamond Dynasty now allows you to play versus friends, which was not available in previous years. Inside Edge partnership will change player attributes and matchup ratings each day which makes MLB The Show 16 that much more realistic. Flashback cards...

MLB The Show 16 New Features Part 1: Bowman Scout Day, RTTS Perks, New Animations!

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Today we are detailing all of the new improvements, additions and features in MLB The Show 16 in three parts. Here we will cover Bowman Scout Day, RTTS Perks, and new Animations. Bowman Scout Day is a new addition to Road to the Show this year which allows you to give scouts a first look at you to either increase...

MLB The Show 16 Developer Showcases New Details

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Yesterday IGN streamed MLB The Show 16 content and showcased many of the new features being introduced. New in Road to the Show you can now choose your uniform when you make it to the pros, as well as an overall more personalized and exciting presentation specific to your pro. Many things they won't reveal yet, but Road to...

MLB 16 The Show Trailer Breakdown: New Features Detailed!

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The first sneak peak of MLB 16 The Show was revealed at the PSX Experience this past weekend.  We got a one minute trailer that I will break down in the video below! Closed Roofs: Need I say more?  Next…. Showtime:  This looks like a new mechanic that enables the user to slow time down in order to make easier reads...

The FIFA Killer? PES 2016 Early Gameplay Impressions

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Following a strong debut to the next generation systems (PS4 and Xbox One), Pro Evolution Soccer has been highly touted as the game to overtake EA Sport's FIFA as the king of the soccer (or football) games. Here's some early thoughts from the demo release of PES 2016. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x-iSktkeQl8 When playing the game at first, you'll notice a huge difference from...

MLB 15 The Show: Diamond Dynasty First Look & Initial Impressions

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Diamond Dynasty “Distilled” was the term San Diego Studios used when introducing their new ultimate team mode in MLB 15 The Show and it definitely lives up to its name. This mode has been greatly improved through simplification, intuitiveness, and overall ease of acquiring cards. No longer do users have to worry about messing with fictional “dynasty” players (except...

Joe Montana Football Returns to Compete with Madden?

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It has been more than a decade since gamers had the privilege of enjoying a choice between more than one NFL licensed console game. Visual Concepts ESPN NFL 2K5 was that game which turned the sports gaming world upside down. Not only was it a superior product to EA's Madden to many people, it was was also offered at a much...

Early Preview of MLB 15 The Show

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2014 marked the first year Sony released its hugely popular MLB The Show title on Next Gen. Due to exclusivity rights and a partnership with MLB and MLBPA, we really have nothing to compare The Show to as it is the lone wolf when it comes to baseball games. Sure, a few new baseball games have popped up across the landscape...

Madden 15: Touchdown or Touchback?

It is, without a doubt, a tale of two stories.  On one hand, EA continues to push a franchise towards “realism.”  This strategy pleases most of the Madden community.  While they also cater to the non-educated football fan, how can we blame them in trying to appeal to the masses?  Gameplay is continually improving with each release and system. On...

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