Madden 21 Reveals Rookie Wide Receiver Ratings

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EA Sports got right back to work on releasing new rookie ratings Madden 21. Their announcement came on Twitter in a video with former Cincinnati Bengals receiver Chad Johnson letting the wide receiver rookies know their ratings. https://twitter.com/EAMaddenNFL/status/1281588995009458176 Madden 21 Rookie Receiver Ratings Leading the rookie wide receivers in Madden 21 is Las Vegas Raiders' first-round pick, Henry Ruggs III. He comes in...

Madden 21 Releases Rookie Quarterback Ratings

Madden 21 Rookie Ratings
As we anticipate the release of Madden 21 next month, EA Sports has released the first set of the player ratings. He first includes the ratings for rookie Quarterbacks. This will be the first of many rating releases prior to ESPN releasing ratings next week. This will include a SportsCenter special on Friday, July 17 at 7 p.m. as a...

WWE 2K Battlegrounds Will Feature a Campaign Mode and More

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Just because there's no mainline WWE 2K game this year doesn't mean wrestling fans won't be able to get their fix in 2020. Launching in September, 2K Sports has unveiled the features for WWE 2K Battlegrounds. Featuring commentary from Mauro Ranallo and Jerry "The King" Lawler, the arcade-style grappler will release with over 70 playable WWE superstars and legends with...

WWE 2K Battlegrounds Release Date Announced

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Everyone knew it was coming this fall, but now there's a set release date as 2K Sports has announced that WWE 2K Battlegrounds will hit digital and physical marketplaces on September 18, 2020. Available for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Steam, and Google Stadia, the game will launch with two different versions, a Standard Edition for $39.99 and a...

Madden NFL 21 Adds New Rating That Has a Major Effect on Gameplay

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Gamers who played the Madden 21 this past weekend might have noticed a new rating on players. It was first addressed on Twitter when a gamer asked about the new "Change of Direction" rating. Madden Gameplay Designer and Ratings Adjustor Clint Oldenburg addressed the new change. https://twitter.com/ClintOldenburg/status/1279873789283774473 What is the change of direction rating in Madden 21? Oldenburg explained that the rating...

Tennis World Tour 2 First Gameplay Trailer Released

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NACON and Big Ant Studios have relased the first gameplay video of Tennis World Tour 2. Taking feedback from the community many aspects of the game have been redesigned from the ground up. This includes faster gameplay and More animations which improve the game's realism and fluidity. Tennis World Tour 2 will offer the most comprehensive experience: Highly anticipated new features: the...

Axis Football 20 Adding New Features to Franchise Mode

After Madden 21 announced updates to their classic franchise mode, Axis Football 20 announced some new features that will be added to their franchise mode. In the video released Wednesday night, the mode will include new player contract options and viewing career stats. Axis Football 20 has also updated depth charts for gamers to view. Player Contracts New player contracts will include multiple...

F1 2020 Trailer Teases Customization Options, New Podium Pass

Developer Codemasters dropped a trailer today revealing features for their upcoming F1 2020 racing game. The official Formula One racing game brings changes to both its multiplayer and single player experiences. https://youtu.be/lfbq4qkoenY F1 2020's New Customization Options Codemaster's trailer focuses on F1 2020's new customization options. The beginning of the F1 2020 trailer highlights the game's new My Team mode. My Team...

NBA 2K21 Will Cost More on Next-Gen Consoles

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NBA 2K21 released updated information regarding the game with a new cover athlete, but pricing news came up as well. It was announced that the price of NBA 2K21 will increase on next-gen consoles. NBA 2K21 on the current consoles will still be priced at $59.99 when the game is released on September 4. The Mamba Forever Edition will be priced...

Street Power Soccer Announced Release Date

Indie soccer gamers now have a date to circle for the new Street Power Soccer game. SFL Interactive and Maximum Games announced Wednesday morning the game will be released on August 25. The game will be featured on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Steam. Gamers will be able to pre-order the game on July 13 at retail stores...

Second NBA Cover Player Revealed for NBA 2K21

Just one day after Damian Lillard graced the cover of NBA 2K21, Zion Williamson will be joining him. It was announced Wednesday morning that Williamson would be the second of three NBA players to be cover athletes on the game. NBA 2K21's Second Cover Player Williamson joins Lillard as cover athletes on the NBA 2K21 as one more player will be joining them....

Madden 21 Franchise Mode Details Revealed

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Fans of Franchise mode finally got the information they were waiting on as EA Sports has revealed the details surrounding the mode in Madden 21. The reveal comes just days after the tease was made during a gameplay livestream from EA Sports, an it has information about both the Face of the Franchise and Classic Franchise mode. Madden 21 Face of...

Axis Football 20 Showcases New Draft Features

Axis Football 20 is making a push to improve the franchise experience for its gamers. They released a video Sunday revealing an all-new in-depth draft portion to the games' franchise mode. To see the full video of the draft announcement, check out the video below to see the new-look draft. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UlBe6nb4RKU Pre-Draft Features in Axis Football One of the new designs to the...

Madden 21 Gameplay Deep Dive Released

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Ahead of its launch on August 28, EA Sports has released a trailer taking a look at the gameplay updates coming the Madden 21. Using gameplay from the current gen -- Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC -- version of the game, the deep dive looks at updated pass-rush controls, a new Skill Stick ball-carrier system, more realistic open-field tackling,...

Dirt 5 Hands-on Gameplay Preview

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Dirt 5 may not be out for another four months, but we were lucky enough to get some hands-on time with an early beta of the game. The build we were supplied featured four routes from the game's 10 different locations that will be available at launch. Those four routes were in China, Brazil, Norway, and Arizona with each having...

PGA Tour 2K21 Roster Released

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With the game's launch just over two months away, 2K Sports and HB Studios have revealed the 12 PGA Tour pros that make up the roster of PGA Tour 2K21. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kdzl6BpO9Bo In addition to the game's cover athlete Justin Thomas, the roster ranges from younger pros to longtime PGA Tour members. Making up the full PGA Tour 2K21 roster is: Justin...

Sports Video Game Release Dates

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Welcome to Sports Gamers Online's upcoming sports video game release list. This list includes games launching in 2020 as well as announced or rumored games that don't have an official release date just yet. Below you will find the list of all upcoming sports video games. Under each game will be links to the latest news for each game. This...

Maximum Football 2020 Announces Unity Partnership

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As development on Doug Flutie's Maximum Football 2020 ramps up, Canuck Play has announced that the studio has partnered with Unity Professional Services in order to give the game a boost. The agreement, which was signed back in January 2020, took effect in February when the Unity team began work on the upcoming release. Since 2015, the Maximum Football franchise has...

New Super Mega Baseball 3 Details Revealed

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With the release of Super Mega Baseball 3 approaching, developer Metalhead Software took to Reddit to provide players with a list of answers to a number of the biggest questions fans have had about the game. Check out the details below, or head over to the game's subreddit. GENERAL: When is Super Mega Baseball 3 coming out, on what platforms, and what...

Xbox Series X Full Specs Revealed

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Three months after its initial unveiling at The Game Awards 2019, the full specs for the Xbox Series X have been released. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S82YvCtwfHY In a blog post on the official Xbox website, Microsoft has gone into detail on everything the next-generation console has to offer. “Xbox Series X is the biggest generational leap of SOC and API design that we’ve done...

Sources: Sony Hopeful For Holiday 2020 PS5 Launch

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After concerns that the launch of the PlayStation 5 (PS5) was going to be delayed due to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) epidemic, Sony is now hopeful that the launch will go on as planned. According to multiple sources close to the situation, Sony expects production of the PS5 to pick back up in late June, giving the company time to hit...

MLB The Show 20 March to October Improvements

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Sony San Diego Studio held another MLB The Show 20 live stream on Wednesday, this time focusing on updates coming to March to October. The mode, which debuted in last year's game, will see a number of improvements to entice more players to not only give the mode a shot, but stick with it as well. What's New? The biggest new...

How Relocation Works in MLB The Show 20

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When the feature set for MLB The Show 20 was announced, one of the first things fans noticed was that, for the first time in the series' history, players can relocate and rebrand teams within Franchise Mode. The announcement was vague and details were scarce at first, but now we know exactly how it'll all work within this year's game....

SGO Inside Drive (2/12/2019): NBA 2K League, AO Tennis 2, and More!

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We are excited to bring you another SGO Inside Drive. As always, the Inside Drive presents several bits of news you may have missed. This time, we have several things as we get you caught up from the top of February including NBA 2K League partnerships and more. SGO Inside Drive 2/12: NBA 2K League & More! AO Tennis 2 New...

Football History: The Next Madden Challenger?

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Every year football fans have been waiting and hoping for a true alternative to Madden to come out. There have been games like Axis Football and Maximum Football, yet fans still are hoping for something different than what they've seen over the last decade-plus. Football History is looking to be that true alternative by providing what they claim is the...

UPDATE: Google Adds More Stadia Launch Titles

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UPDATE: After the backlash surrounding its lackluster launch titles, Google has announced that Stadia will launch on November 19th with 10 more titles. Included in those games are NBA 2K20, Football Manager 2020, Trials Rising and GRID. The full list of 22 games can be seen below. https://twitter.com/geoffkeighley/status/1196244423006277632 ORIGINAL: Google Stadia, Google's first foray into mainstream gaming, launches officially on November 19. And...

NASCAR Heat 4 Cover Athlete & First Details Announced

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Everyone knew it was coming, but NASCAR Heat 4 has been officially revealed by 704 Games, and with the reveal comes the announcement of the games cover athlete. Gracing the cover of the game this year is future NASCAR Hall of Famer Kevin Harvick alongside NASCAR legend Tony Stewart. A “Gold Edition” of the game will also be available and it...

MLB The Show 19: 10 Things To Know Before You Buy

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MLB The Show 19 is here, and there a number of new features that come along with the annual PlayStation-exclusive baseball title. In addition, there are a few fan-desired features still missing from the only AAA baseball game on the market. We've combed through all the information available and went through the game ourselves to put together a list of the...

10 Things To Know About Madden NFL 19 Before You Buy

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Madden NFL 19 is hitting store shelves and digital marketplaces everywhere, and we know there are still plenty of players still on the fence about making the purchase. This year brings some new features and options to the series that EA Sports is hoping will improve the game from Madden 18. But are the changes and additions enough to justify...

Axis Football Developer Danny Jugan Sits Down With SGO

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Recently, the developer and creator of Axis Football, Danny Jugan sat down to talk with SGO's very own The Natural. Jugan is the game's lead developer, so he was able to go in depth with SGO to answer some of the community's questions. Jugan and The Natural's conversation covered nearly every aspect of the new Axis Football '18, which...

The Golf Club 2019 Announced, Trailer Released

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Canadian developer HB Studios isn't asking people to wait nearly as long for a follow-up to The Golf Club 2 as it did between the 2014 original and last year's sequel. The company has announced that The Golf Club 2019 will be released in Q3 of this year, while giving fans a sneak peek at what to expect from their...

MLB The Show 18 Reveals Diamond Dynasty Details

Though many of us dread the start of another week, it does however, mean the release of new information on the MLB The Show 18. This week's video highlights changes to the popular card-collecting Diamond Dynasty mode. It comes complete with a look at the brand new layout for this year's programs where you'll grind for coveted legends. It also...

MLB The Show 18 Previews Updated Retro Mode

MLB The Show 18 released a new video yesterday to showcase an updated Retro Mode that hopes to build off its initial implementation last year. The feature, which was introduced as a throwback to old baseball video games like Ken Griffey Jr. Presents Major League Baseball (who was the game's cover star last year), continues to offer a simplified game-play experience...

MLB The Show 18 Reveals New Commentary and Presentation Details

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Continuing their quest to get everyone sufficiently hyped for the release of MLB The Show 18 on March 27th, SIE San Diego Studio used the latest edition of Gamestop Mondays yesterday to focus on the improved commentary and presentation in this year's game. This includes the addition of analyst Mark DeRosa to the broadcast booth and a bunch of refinements...

Maximum Football 2018 First Details

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Canadian developers Canuck Play, who last year released the first Canadian football title --Canadian Football 2017 -- featuring a full set of Canadian football rules since CFL '99, have announced plans to re-brand this year's game as Maximum Football 2018. In a video posted to their YouTube channel, Canuck Play president David Winter outlines all of the other innovations and...

MLB The Show 18 New Details Featuring Custom Stances And More

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The first in a series of Gamestop Monday videos released today. The new videos are apart of SIE San Diego Studio's annual trickle of details leading up to the release of MLB The Show 18. The game is set to launch March 28th. MLB The Show 18 Details SIE has unveiled some exciting new features for this year's game. These include the...

Dunk Lords For PC and Windows Puts New Spin On Playground Basketball

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A lot of us have fond memories of playing the classic blacktop playground-style basketball games such as NBA Jam and NBA Street. A new video game developer, Story Fort, is putting a new spin on the classic "high flying" and "superhuman" basketball games with their new title Dunk Lords. Dunk Lords Dunk Lords will be available, initially, only on PC/Windows. It seems like...

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...

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