The SGO Weekly breaks down news that may have gone unnoticed throughout the previous week. In addition to general news, this includes reveals, trailers, and announcements. Check out this week’s breakdown featuring details on the Action Arcade Wrestling console launch, update to NBA 2K21 player ratings, and more!
SGO Weekly: NBA 2K21 player ratings update & more!
Action Arcade Wrestling consoles debut
In case you missed it, VICO Game Studio announced Action Arcade Wrestling would be returning. However, this time, AAW makes its way to console platforms. The game launches this spring on Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch. While it has not specifically called out new generation consoles, I imagine players can still play on Xbox Series S|X or PlayStation 5 via backwards compatibility.
Madden predicts Kansas City to be back-to-back champions
EA unveiled its annual Super Bowl prediction in Madden NFL 21. The predictions calls a Super Bowl LV victory for the Kansas City Chiefs. It also believes Patrick Mahomes will be named MVP once again. Many consider the Madden NFL Super Bowl prediction to be a credible source ahead of the game. For reference, the prediction correctly picked Kansas City’s win in Super Bowl LIV and Mahomes as the Super Bowl MVP just last year.
MLB The Show 21 Collector’s Edition honors Jackie Robinson
In a timely announcement, SIE honors Jackie Robinson by showcasing him on all the Collector’s Editions of MLB The Show 21. This includes the Jackie Robinson Edition, the Digital Deluxe Edition, and the Jackie Robinson Deluxe Edition.
PlayStation and San Diego Studio will donate $1 to the Jackie Robinson Foundation for every Collector’s Edition copy sold in the US. This includes the Jackie Robinson Edition, Deluxe Edition and Digital Deluxe Edition.
Motor Strike: Racing Rampage available on Steam
Independent development studio, FiveXGames, released Motor Strike: Racing Rampage in Early Access on Steam today. During Early Access players can access a full racing game. This includes 14 vehicles, 7 heavy weapons, several skills, and over 20 tracks to compete. The final version will include a new battle arena mode, challenge mode, a campaign mode, as well as more weapons, cars, and tracks.
NBA 2K21 player ratings updates
This week, 2K revealed updated NBA 2K21 player ratings coming to consoles and PC. Following several strong performances, several stars have been adjusted including:
- Joel Embiid (+1, 94 OVR),
- Jaylen Brown (+1, 89 OVR)
- Pascal Siakam (+1, 84 OVR)
- Rudy Gobert (+1, 88 OVR)
- Christian Wood (+1, 85 OVR)
You can check out the full listing of player updates on the courtside report.
In other news…
- EA’s $1.2 Billion Acquisition of Codemasters Approved
- Top Rank Boxing Wants A New Fight Night
- What Made NBA Live 2005 So Great?
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