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Madden 20 Face of the Franchise Draft - Complete Face of the Franchise Walkthrough

Here's our full Madden 20 Face of the Franchise walkthrough, including details on the Face of the Franchise draft, and more.

Madden 20 MUT Packs - MUT Pack Odds and Prices

This is our guide compiling the Madden 20 MUT packs, including all MUT pack odds, prices, and more.

Starting Screen | Can Sports Games be Fixed?

No one seems happy with otherwise popular games like Madden and FIFA. What's going wrong?

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Madden 20 Face of the Franchise Draft - Complete Face of the Franchise Walkthrough

Here's our full Madden 20 Face of the Franchise walkthrough, including details on the Face of the Franchise draft, and more.

Madden 20 MUT Packs - MUT Pack Odds and Prices

This is our guide compiling the Madden 20 MUT packs, including all MUT pack odds, prices, and more.

Starting Screen | Can Sports Games be Fixed?

No one seems happy with otherwise popular games like Madden and FIFA. What's going wrong?

FIFA 20 Volta: Gameplay, Match Types, Stadiums - Is it a New FIFA Street?

FIFA 20 adds in a brand new mode called Volta, though it might seem familiar to fans of the series. Here’s all of the details on the brand new Volta Mode in FIFA 20.

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.

Madden 20 Ratings - The Best Madden 20 Player Ratings

Here's our guide compiling the top Madden 20 ratings for the best players in the game.

The WNBA is Coming to NBA 2K20

Every team is making an appearance in a series first.

FIFA 20 Career Mode: Changes, Press Conferences, Player Morale and More

A bunch of new features have just been announced for FIFA 20’s Career Mode. Here’s what you need to know.

Volta Feels Like the Missing Piece of the Puzzle for FIFA 20

We go hands-on with FIFA 20's new street mode, and we like what we see.

Madden 20 Money Plays - All the Best Madden 20 Offensive Money Plays

Here's our guide compiling all the best Madden 20 money plays in one place, so you know which run or pass play to call whenever.

Madden 20 Defensive Money Plays - All the Best Madden 20 Blitz Plays

This is our guide covering Madden 20 money plays on the defensive side of the ball, including the best blitz plays, and more.

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.

Is FIFA 20 Coming to Nintendo Switch?

A new iteration of the long-running FIFA franchise is well on its way. But is it coming to Nintendo Switch?

FIFA 20 FUT Champions: Red Players, Champion SBCs, Submit Champions Items

There are a bunch of new features for FUT Champions this year. Here’s what you need to know about FUT 20 Champions.

Madden 20 Offensive Playbooks - All the Best Offensive Playbooks to Use

This is our walkthrough of the best Madden 20 offensive playbooks you can always rely on.

Madden 20 Best Defensive Playbooks - All the Best Defensive Playbooks to Use

This is our complete guide to all the best defensive playbooks you can choose to run in Madden 20.

FUT 20 Friendlies Mode - New Match Types, Local Co-Op, Online Friendlies

There’s a brand new way to play FUT. Here’s what you need to know about FUT Friendlies.

FIFA 20 OTW Cards - Ones to Watch Players List Explained

A brand new FIFA game is almost here. Here are the Ones to Watch for FIFA 20.

Madden 20 MUT Training - How to Get Training Points Quickly

This is our guide on earning MUT Training as quickly as possible in Madden 20.

Why I'm Not Reviewing Madden 20 This Year

What is there be said about this version? Not enough.

Madden 20 HB Ratings - All the Madden 20 Running Back Ratings

This is our guide to all the Madden 20 running back ratings, so you know which HBs are the best in the business.

Madden 20 Release Date - How to Play Madden 20 EA Access

This is our guide to the final Madden 20 release date, as well as how to play early through various special editions.

Madden 20 QB Ratings - All the Best Madden 20 Quarterbacks

This is our full guide to the Madden 20 QB ratings, detailing the best quarterbacks in the game.

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

Enjoy the latest game in the franchise that birthed Waluigi.

FUT 20 Season Objectives: Season One Start Date, Tiers, Rewards

Season Objectives are a brand new way to earn progression rewards in FIFA 20. Here’s all of the info you need on rewards, season one, and the different types of objectives.

FIFA 20 Squad Battles: Refresh Limit, Team of the Week, New Interface

Squad Battles have changed significantly in FIFA 20. Here’s what you need to know about the new Refresh Limit, Team of the Week and Interface updates.

FUT 20 Guide - Squad Management, New Pre-Match Options, Quick Sale

EA has lifted the lid on FIFA Ultimate Team 20. Here’s what’s new this year.

NBA 2K20 Gameplay: Release Date, and Legend Edition - Everything We Know

This is our guide featuring the NBA 2K20 release date, Anthony Davis as the cover star, the Dwayne Wade Legend edition, and more.

Madden 20 WR Ratings - All the Best Madden 20 Receivers

Here's our guide to all the best Madden 20 receivers, as going by all the in-game WR ratings.

Madden 20 Superstar X-Factor Players List - All Superstar X-Factor Abilities

This is our guide detailing all of the Madden 20 Superstar X-Factor abilities, as well as full list of every Superstar X-Factor player in the game.

FIFA 20 Release Date - Gameplay Changes, Cover Star, FIFA Volta

We’re right on the cusp of the reveal for FIFA 20. Here’s what we know so far.

Madden 20's Franchise Mode Has Fallen Far Behind the Competition. Here's How to Fix It

Seven major improvements that need to happen for Madden's franchise mode to catch up with the competition.

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

Electronic Arts' NBA competitor will be taking some time.

Madden 20 Ultimate Team Trophies - How to Earn MUT Trophies

Here's our guide on how Trophies work in Madden 20 Ultimate Team.

Madden 20 Ultimate Team Solo Battles - All Solo Battle Reward Tiers

Here's our complete guide to the MUT Solo Battles in Madden 20 Ultimate Team, including a list of all the Solo Battle reward levels.

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.

FIFA 20 Cover Stars Reveal Sees the Return of Eden Hazard

Virgil Van Dijk and Eden Hazard step forward to headline this year's version.

NHL 20 Interview: Why Planned Improvements to Its "Be a Pro" Mode Got Pushed Back and More

We catch up with creative director William Ho to talk improvements to the gameplay, online franchise, and Year 2 of World of Chel.

FIFA 20 Pro Clubs: Changes, New Match Types, New Positions

EA has finally lifted the lid on FIFA 20’s Pro Clubs Mode. Here’s what’s changed for this year.

Madden 20 Rookie Ratings - All the Best Madden 20 Rookies

Here's our guide to the best Madden 20 rookie players available.

Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! Speedrunners are Setting New Records Thanks to the "Hippo-Manippo"

They can manipulate the big guy into the most optimal run.

NBA 2K20 Top Shooters - Best Shooters, Highest Shot Rating

If you want to put together a great team in NBA 2K20, you’ll need great shooters. Here are the best Shooters in NBA 2K20.

NBA 2K20 Ratings - All the Best NBA 2K20 Player Ratings We Know So Far

The player rating for NBA 2K20 have started to be revealed. Here’s what we know so far.

Switch is Finally Getting a Good Baseball Game: Super Mega Baseball 2

The boys of summer are coming to the Switch.

FIFA 20 Won't Include Juventus License as PES Signs Exclusive Deal

This has been a very interesting offseason for virtual soccer.

Madden 19 MUT Tips - Ultimate Team Solo Challenges, MUT Squad Challenges

This is our complete Madden 19 Ultimate Team beginner's guide, featuring info on solo challenges, squad challenges, and more.

Madden 19 Tips - Beginner’s Guide, Offensive and Defensive Tips and Tricks, Madden 19 Controls

This is our complete beginner's guide for Madden 19, featuring all the offensive and defensive tips and tricks you need to know.

Madden 19 Ratings - Madden 19's Best Players, All Madden 19 Player Ratings

This is our complete guide to the very best players that can be found within Madden 19.

FIFA 19 Ultimate Team Tips - How to Build the Best Ultimate Team

Info on how to build an Ultimate Team in FIFA 19. Explanations on FIFA 19 Chemistry, modes, single player, online play and more.

PES 2020 Signs On Manchester United

The club is getting scanned into virtual soccer-land.

Sony Replaces PES With Detroit: Become Human In July's PlayStation Plus Lineup

It also includes Heavy Rain, which is nice.

NBA 2K20 Reveals Both Its Cover Athletes and a New Platform

Stream the NBA right to your Stadia.

The Developers Who Never Gave Up

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Stories of ongoing or aspiring success from studios big and small that had rough starts on games such as Fallout 76, No Man's Sky, and Anthem.

NBA 2K19 Ads - Can You Skip Ads in NBA 2K19?

Here's how you can avoid the new unskippable ads in NBA 2K19.

It's Been a Week of Euphemisms, Mistranslations, and Disingenuous Spin in the Video Game Industry

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | The industry trades in gameplay for wordplay and we get a week full of misrepresentations and misunderstandings

Gran Turismo Sport Demos Stunningly Realistic Rain Weather Effects for the First Time

Gameplay footage genuinely looks live-action.

NHL 20: Doc Emrick is Out and Battle Royale is in as EA Releases First Details and Trailer Featuring Auston Matthews

NHL 20 borrows from Fortnite, Overwatch, and more in its latest update.

EA Defends Loot Boxes as "Quite Ethical and Quite Fun" Amid Questioning by U.K. Parliament

EA and Epic continue to defend "surprise mechanics" following recent government inquiries.

New Madden 20 Gameplay Features, Superstar X-Factors Players Detailed

Here's our complete guide to all the new gameplay features in Madden 20 this year, including Superstar X-Factor players and abilities, and more.

Roller Champions Tips - How to Win at Roller Champions

Roller Champions is a 3v3 competitive roller skating game. Here’s how to win.

Ubisoft E3 2019 Press Conference Recap: Gods and Monsters, Watch Dogs Legion, and a Very Good Dog

All of Ubisoft's announcements from today's show.

FIFA 20 Hands-on: Slower, But Perhaps Better

We try out this year's version of EA's popular soccer sim.

FIFA 20 Developers on Why Volta Won't Have Online Team Play, the Microtransactions Question, and More

We checked out the new FIFA Street revival at EA Play 2019. Here's what we learned.

Madden 20 EA Play 2019 Hands-On: 5 Observations and My Current Confidence Level

Madden 20 adds some new features to highlight the superstars, but is it enough?

Madden 20 Gets a Gameplay Reveal and Ratings Performance Adjuster at EA Play

This year's Madden wants to capture NFL stars as realistically as possible.

FIFA 20 Looks to Be Adding the Flavor of FIFA Street With the New Volta Mode

A new mode takes the soccer action to the streets.

All of Our E3 2019 Coverage: News, Rumors, and Hands-on for the Show's Biggest Games

Here's how to easily find all of our E3 2019 coverage so far.

FIFA Neymar Cover is Not FIFA 20 Cover, EA Confirms

EA speaks on the recent FIFA 20 cover leak.

Xbox Live Gold's Free Games for June Are a Little Lacking

Have you heard about Game Pass?

In a Series First, FIFA 19 Adds Women's World Cup DLC

The Women's World Cup begins on June 7.

April 2019 Sales Rankings: Mortal Kombat 11 Tops April NPD Charts on All Platforms Including Switch

NetherRealms' latest fighter hits an impressive milestone.

All the New Madden 20 Ultimate Team Details Revealed so Far

Here's all the new details on Madden 20 Ultimate Team, including Superstars, X-Factor abilities, player Archetypes and more.

EA Play's E3 2019 Streams are Being Delayed

This should free up your Friday a bit.

Madden 20 Franchise Mode is Finally Getting Something It's Needed for Ages: Narrative

A closer look at the Scenario Engine, which could make Madden's franchise mode feel more alive than it has in years.

WWE 2K Developer Wants To Develop Its Own Rival Wrestling Game

To encourage innovation, Yuke's wants to create its own competition.

FIFA 19 Best Players - Best FUT 19 Players

You can find all of the best FIFA 19 players in this Top 100 FIFA 19 players guide.

FIFA 19 Tips - How to Get Better at FIFA 19

This FIFA 19 guide will tell you how to score lots of goals, how to perform goal celebrations, how to use timed finishing, and how to defend well.

EA Access Is Finally Coming to PS4 This July, Five Years After It Debuted on Xbox One

EA's own subscription service is heading to PS4.

Epic Clarifies: No Announced Plans to Stop Selling Rocket League on Steam

Steam players will also still have access to their Rocket League content.

Epic Games Buys Rocket League, Promises it Will Remain Available to Existing Players on Steam [Update]

Now Epic is buying up companies, instead of just exclusives.

FIFA TOTW 33 FUT Team of the Week 33, May 1, 2019

A selection of FUT player cards get stat boosts every week. We're currently looking at FIFA TOTW 32.

Madden 20 Announced With First Gameplay Feature and Cover Athlete

Kansas City's Patrick Mahomes is this year's Madden cover star.

How the Frostbite Engine Became a Nightmare for EA in General, and BioWare in Particular

DICE's engine finds a rough reception at other EA studios.

How Sokpop Collective Found a Way to Make Small Games for a Living With Patreon

Meeting the "Game Dev Boy Band" who have rewritten the rules of sustainable indie game development.

MLB The Show 19 Review

Not just the best baseball sim of the generation, but one of the best sports sims period.

EA Lays Off 350 Employees in Reorganization Effort

More bad news for people who work in games.

Sony Rumored to be in Talks to Acquire Take-Two Interactive [Update]

MarketWatch reports the hot, probably not-happening acquisition.

The MLB The Show 19 Interview: Fixing Hitting, the March to October, and the Realities of Sports Game Development

We talk to Sony San Diego designer and community manager Ramone Russell about this year's baseball sim.

MLB The Show 19 Release Date, Gameplay, New Legends and Features - Everything we Know

Here's everything you need to know about MLB The Show 19 so far, including a release date, cover star, new gameplay features, and more.

What's The Most Disappointing Game You've Ever Played?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Anthem is another rough launch for BioWare. What other games did you think would be better than they ended up being?

MLB The Show 19's Road to the Show is Looking More and More Like an RPG

Road to the Show is getting some deeper role-playing mechanics.

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