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Madden 21's Devs Have Heard Fan Outcry and Are "Bolstering Plans to Support Franchise"

"We see your fix Madden Franchise tweets and we understand your frustration," executive producer Seann Graddy says.

NBA 2K21's Standard Release Will Cost $10 More on Next-Gen Consoles

The pricier editions featuring Kobe Bryant will provide "dual-access" within console families.

New Jump Rope Challenge Costumes Include a Long Lost Nintendo Mascot

A free-to-play mascot for a free game? It's appropriate!

Madden NFL Fans Stir Up Twitter Campaign Over This Year's Slim Franchise Mode Updates

The #FixMaddenFranchise crowd isn't happy with the state of the franchise in Madden NFL 21.

NBA 2K21 Reveals Damian Lillard As Its Current-Gen Cover Star

A reveal for the next-gen cover star will be made tomorrow.

EA Renews LaLiga Deal For the Next Decade of FIFA

But Konami's PES still holds the rights to F.C. Barcelona.

Skate 4 Could Focus on "User-Generated Content," EA's CEO Suggests

But it's still far away from launching.

EA Exec Says Next-Gen Will Sell on Promise of "Instant Load Times and Massive Worlds" Despite Pandemic

Chief Studios Officer Laura Miele thinks there "will be no turning back" once players actually witness next-gen systems.

NHL 21 Wasn't at EA Play Live, But EA Says It's "Getting Closer" to Reveal

Despite its absence, EA says more info is on the way.

FIFA 21 Will Have a Next-Gen Carryover Plan Similar to Madden's

There are some catches, but for lots of folks FIFA 21 will transfer over just fine.

A New Skate Game Is in the Works at EA

EA is making what may be Skate 4, but it's at a "really early" stage.

Seven EA Games Will Launch on Switch in the Next Year

Counting Burnout Paradise and Apex, that leaves five unannounced titles.

FIFA 21 Lays Out Mode Reveals For August, So Don't Expect Too Much at EA Play

Looks like the in-depth stuff is coming later.

Madden 21 Arrives on August 28, With Lamar Jackson on the Cover

Plus all-new gameplay mechanics.

Gran Turismo 7 Is Indeed Real and Headed to PS5

Polyphony Digital's racing to a next-gen launch.

Session Boardslides Into Early Access on Xbox One Next Week

The skateboarding sim from creā-ture Studios is rolling down the Game Preview route.

FIFA Crowd Noise Will Be Used in Upcoming Premier League Broadcasts

Real soccer noise recorded for video games, now used for real soccer matches.

EA Play Is the Latest Event to Get Delayed

Another one week delay for a not-E3 2020 event.

EA Begins Rolling Out Titles on Steam, but There Are Some Notable Absences

Also, EA Access via Steam isn't ready just yet.

WWE 2K Dev Promises a "Significant Evolution in Gameplay" in the Next Title

Will a year off and a trip back to the drawing board help WWE 2K thrive?

EA Delays Madden 21 Reveal in Light of Protests Against Police Brutality

Save the (later) date for Madden 21's reveal.

Madden Will Be the Only NFL Sim in Town For a While Longer Thanks to New Deal

Madden will retain its exclusive sim status, though others are exploring new NFL partnerships.

Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions Sets a Kickoff Date For This August

Anime and soccer, what could go wrong?

Professional Driver Dropped From Team After Letting Pro Sim Racer Impersonate Him in Race

Daniel Abt has been suspended from his team for employing a virtual ringer.

Report: EA and the NFL Will Extend Their Madden Partnership to 2025

Voting on the deal takes place tomorrow.

Madden NFL 20 Champion Wins Madden Bowl Without Throwing a Single Pass

If it keeps working, keep running.

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater Spotify Playlist is the "Full Extent" of Returning Tracks for Remaster

It's not just about Superman and Guerrilla Radio.

What the Golf? Comes to Switch With New Local Party Mode

Find the meaning of golf together.

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 and 2 Remaster Coming in September [Update]

Tighten your trucks and tune those tricks—Tony's back.

Madden NFL 21 Revealed, Will Support Next-Gen Upgrade [Update]

Getting back on the gridiron.

Electronic Arts Adds Mystery Sports Game to Usual NHL, FIFA, and Madden Slate

EA is ramping up the sports production.

New Tony Hawk's Pro Skater Coming This Year, According to Pro Skater Jason Dill

Once again, the revival has been casually mentioned on a podcast.

Mario Tennis Charity Tournament Recruits Celebrities Including Seal and the Williams Sisters

I compare you to a kiss from a Fire Flower on the grave.

No New WWE 2K Game This Year, Says WWE

Meanwhile, publisher 2K says it has "exciting news" for the WWE 2K franchise in store.

Super Mega Baseball 3 Release Pushed Back to May

The virtual boys of summer move the season's start back just a bit.

Ravens Quarterback Lamar Jackson Jumps the Gun on His Madden 21 Cover Reveal

Judging by an EA tweet, the announcement was a bit premature.

Remember When... NBA Jam Played Favorites in the Bulls vs. Pistons Rivalry?

There was a reason those buzzer-beaters bricked, it seems.

Real-Life Baseball Pros Will Compete in an MLB The Show League for Charity

Bringing baseball back into season.

EA Is Bringing in Real-Life Footballers to Play in a Global FIFA Charity Cup

Some virtual soccer to get us through the day.

Phoenix Suns Will Keep The NBA Season Alive Inside NBA 2K

The real-life basketball team will play some virtual hoops.

The NBA’s Suspension Due to COVID-19 is Having an Adverse Effect on NBA 2K20 [Update]

Users are having trouble simulating a league that isn't playing.

Super Mega Baseball 3 Is Back to Demolish More Pitchers This April

Plus an "unlimited" demo is on the way.

Tony Hawk Pro Skater Revival Rumors Get a New Boost From a Punk Band

"Just licensed 5 new songs to [the] Tony Hawk 2020 game."

NFL 2K Could Be Returning as 2K, NFL Ink Partnership Deal [Update: EA Responds]

The deal covers multiple video game projects.

Everyone Is Trying to Figure out Why a FIFA Pro Match Was Determined by Rock, Paper, Scissors—Including EA

The FIFA esports arm promises it's reviewing the situation and trying to prevent similar episodes in the future.

Animal Pro Skater is Dreams' Answer to Tony Hawk, With an Impressive Character Creator

We're less than a month out from the official launch and Dreams already has an amazing skateboarding game.

Untitled Goose Game Wins Top Bill at the 2020 DICE Awards

It was a wonderful night in Las Vegas, and the winner is one mischievous goose.

In Europe, Sega's Going Fully Recyclable for its PC Game Packaging

Console releases, though, are a different matter.

NBA 2K20 and Its Players Pay Tribute to Kobe Bryant

Virtual basketball mourns the Lakers star's death.

Captain Tsubasa Giving FIFA Much-Needed Competition With Super-Powered Shonen Soccer

The original soccer anime is bringing arcade action to the West.

Long-Lost N64 Accessory Prototype Comes With Accusations of Theft by Sega

A resurfaced prototype for an N64 controller screen looks pretty familiar.

A Decade Ago, Microsoft Had to Remind Kinect Testers to Keep Their Clothes on

In a new Polygon feature, some key Kinect architects reflect on the doomed peripheral.

Soccer Legend Rio Ferdinand Urges Adults to "Set Parameters" Over Money and Time Kids Spend on Video Games

The former pro footballer wants to help educate parents about loot boxes.

Investment Firm Expects Sony to Skip Showing PS5 at E3 2020, Calls It a "Huge Mistake"

Wedbush's Michael Pachter believes Sony will sit out E3 again.

Soccer Star Mesut Özil Removed From PES in China—EA Denies Doing the Same for FIFA 20

NetEase removed Özil from PES 2020 after he spoke out about the internment of Uighur Muslims.

Golf Story is Getting a Sequel Called Sports Story—And Yes, It Has Even More Sports

Tennis, baseball, even volleyball and soccer.

MLB The Show, Long an Important PlayStation Exclusive, Appears Headed for Switch and Xbox One

One of Sony's best exclusives is going multi-platform, and it's a win for baseball fans everywhere.

The Elder Scrolls: Legends is "On Hold" at Bethesda

Bethesda's collectible card game is getting put in storage for the foreseeable future.

FIFA 20 Removes Retired Dutch Player Marco van Basten After He Uses Nazi Greeting on Television

"We have an expectation that our commitment to equality and diversity is upheld across our game," EA says.

FIFA 20 Players Protest Outside EA's Bucharest HQ, Citing Weekend League Pack Luck

Button delay is also a hot button issue, apparently.

Rumors of a Tony Hawk's Pro Skater Comeback Are Making Our Hearts Ollie

Will the series rise to grind again?

The Game Awards 2019 Nominations: Control and Death Stranding Among Top Nominees

And Smash Bros. gets some belated acknowledgement.

FIFA 20's Smurfing Problem Has Players Yearning For a Better Ranking System for Division Rivals

A new challenge system is wreaking havoc in ranked play.

Project xCloud’s Preview Selection Makes Stadia’s Launch Lineup Look Tiny

Dozens of games are coming for testers of Microsoft's game streaming service.

Bart Simpson and Godzilla Were Almost in NBA Jam

Or at least, toy-like facsimiles.

Hopes for Skate 4 Just Took a Massive Blow [Update: EA's Trademark is Active]

News of an abandoned trademark filing casts further doubt on a sequel.

EA Doubles Down on Live Service Games Ahead of Next Gen

Ultimate Team titles, The Sims 4, and Apex Legends are leading EA's digital growth and informing its strategy.

EA Just Canceled NBA Live Again

The series will ride the bench onto next-gen platforms, it seems.

How a New California Law Could Pave the Return of EA's NCAA Football Games

EA CEO Andrew Wilson says he'd "jump for the opportunity" to license with the NCAA again.

DJ Jazzy Jeff Was Reportedly Surprised to Find Out He Was in NBA Jam

The Fresh Prince collaborator was dazzled by his in-game cameo.

Modders Are Already Importing Classic Skateboarding Levels Into Session

New game meets old skate spots.

FIFA Esports Site Data Breach Leaks Players' Personal Info [Update]

If you signed up to compete in the FIFA 20 Global Series, you might want to turn on 2FA.

FIFA 20 Fans Plead to EA as #FixCareerMode Trends on UK Twitter

Players are airing numerous frustrations with FIFA 20's Career Mode.

Football Manager 2020 Switches to Recycled Paper Cases out of Concern for Plastic Pollution

Sega and Sports Interactive are estimating plastic savings totalling 20 metric tons.

NPD: Five of August's Top 10 Best-Selling Games Were Nintendo Switch Exclusives

Astral Chain makes a surprisingly strong debut.

Street Fighter 5 and Rocket League Lead Next Step Towards Olympic Esports

The IOC is getting involved in this lead-up to Tokyo 2020.

#FixNBA2K20 Hashtag Trends as NBA 2K20 Players Express Grievances

2K players don't seem too happy with this year's installment.

Watch This Unused Motion Capture Footage From the Original Development of Tony Hawk Pro Skater

Kinda makes us wish mo-cap suit Tony was a secret costume.

NBA 2K20's MyTeam Trailer Looks Like a Casino

Spin to win player cards.

NBA 2K20 is Still Very Committed to Switch: "The Flexibility Can't be Matched With That Console"

FIFA is scaling back on Nintendo's platform, but for the moment, Visual Concepts is here to stay.

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Has a Nostalgic Throwback Mode

Watch Dr. Robotnik scamper like in the good ol' days!

NBA 2K20 Teams Up With LeBron and World's Hottest Man Idris Elba For MyCareer

Idris Elba, Rosario Dawson, and the real star, Ernie Hudson, are in NBA 2K20's story mode.

FIFA 20 Closed Beta is Live Today. Here are the Dates, Features, and How You Get In

Those who opted in are getting their first look at FIFA starting today.

The WNBA is Coming to NBA 2K20

Every team is making an appearance in a series first.

FIFA 20 Career Mode is Finally Getting Some Major Updates

You're one bad press answer away from an unhappy team.

Rocket League is Ditching Loot Crates

You'll be able to buy what you want later this year.

Longtime WWE 2K Developer is No Longer Leading the Series

Visual Concepts takes the lead from Yuke's on the WWE series.

Here's How to Play Mario Tennis Aces for Free on Nintendo Switch

Enjoy the latest game in the franchise that birthed Waluigi.

NBA Live 20 Delayed as EA Plans a "Different Approach" To Its Troubled Basketball Franchise

Electronic Arts' NBA competitor will be taking some time.

NBA 2K20's Revamped MyGM Mode Sounds Like Persona Meets The NBA

Except without a cat telling you to go to sleep.

Madden 20 Glitch Takes Lamar Jackson to Near Michael Vick Levels of Unstoppability

This Madden 20 bug has defenders sliding off runners like butter.

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