Rocket League Will Go Free-to-Play Next Week

The switch over to a new model is coming soon.

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater Remake Sells 1 Million Copies Faster Than Any Other THPS

Speedier than a lap of the Downhill Jam dam.

Madden NFL 21's Launch Month Was Significantly Bigger Than Madden 20's

Madden 21's dollar sales are up double-digits on its predecessor.

Ubisoft Reveals Riders Republic, a Multiplayer Extreme Sports Sandbox

Totally radical, broseph.

Colin Kaepernick Is Now a Playable Free Agent in Madden NFL 21

The quarterback can take the field again.

NBA 2K21 Physical Sales Are Down 37% After One Week Compared to 2K20

Digital sales are trending upwards, however.

The Tony Hawk's Pro Skater Remaster Reimagines the School Level in a COVID-19 World

Skateboarding can be a socially distant activity, after all.

Madden 21 Lays Out the Heavily Requested Franchise Mode Updates Due in November

Visual playoff brackets and more are on the way.

Madden 21 is Planning Its September Title Update for the Start of the NFL Season

Lots of fixes to Madden 21's gameplay are inbound.

NBA 2K21 Shows Off Its Story Mode and New Neighborhood Feature

The Long Shadow stars Michael K. Williams and Djimon Hounsou.

Blaseball Is Back, And It's Pulling Back the Curtain on Some Player Stats

Player rankings are helping fans peer into the gears.

NBA 2K21's Current-Gen Demo Pits Larry Bird Against Kobe Bryant

Today, you can get a small taste of what this year's $60 NBA 2K offering is like.

Sports Story, the Follow-Up to Golf Story, Has Been Delayed

The team needs more time to try and fully realize its ambitions.

What to Watch at SGDQ 2020: Zelda Dogs, Blindfolded Smash Bros. And More

The runner will be blindfolded obviously, not the Smash Brothers.

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater Remake Is Ditching the "Mute" Grab For a New Name

The game is looking to truly honor the legacy of a famous trick's creator.

FIFA 21 on PS5 and Xbox Series X Will Continue Including Women's Teams

The defending world champion U.S. Women's National Team will be playable on next-gen consoles.

Next-Gen Price Bumps Reflect the "Quality of the Experience," Says Take-Two CEO

The $10 hike reflects an increase in quality and costs.

EA Lays Out Madden's Franchise Mode Roadmap Through Madden 22

Franchise Mode's updates will carry on into a whole new year of Madden.

No Taxation Without Misrepresentation

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Electronic Arts sees a phenomenal surge in sales due to the pandemic, but the impact on the bottom line is minimal compared to a good tax dodge.

2K's Upcoming Football Games Will Feature Real-Life NFL Athletes Thanks to New Deal

Madden isn't the only football game with an NFLPA deal anymore.

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 Is Getting 37 New Tracks, Missing Just a Few Originals

Only three tracks from the original soundtracks are missing from the remakes.

FIFA 21 Will Feature Some Much-Requested Career Mode Features

FUT Co-op also among this year's additions.

Rocket League Is Going Free-to-Play, But Leaving Steam Storefront

Steam owners will still get updates, but new users won't be able to download it.

How EA's Approach to UFC 4 is Being Shaped by Its "More Casual Fandom"

Less dense simulation, more engaging fights.

No Next-Gen NHL 21 as Release Window Pushed to October

The Chel team is relying on "forward compatibility" for PS5 and Xbox Series X.

Madden NFL 21 Will Make Washington a "Generic" Team With Update

Electronic Arts will reflect the recent ditching of Washington's old team name.

EA Sports UFC 4 Returns to the Octagon Next Month

Time to get back in the ring.

EA Sports UFC 4 "Exploring Opportunities" for Next-Gen, But No Plans For the Moment

The brawls will stay on this gen, at least for now.

Report: Microsoft Tells Devs That Upgrades to Xbox Series X Versions Should be Free

The idea of charging for upgrades is reportedly off of the table.

WWE 2K Battlegrounds Makes Its Ring Entrance This September

Can you smell what Saber Interactive is cooking?

Madden 21 Fans Are Split Over Earl Thomas's Film Study Ability

Player Earl Thomas's special play-reading ability has caused concern during Madden 21's closed beta.

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.

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.

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