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Steep, Ubisoft's 1000th open world game, due in December

Ubisoft is hit or miss with its open world games at this point. They've created a formula that so many other AAA developers follow, and haven't really moved past it since they really cemented the style in 2007 with the original Assassin's C...   read

 
 
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NHL 17 team ratings have been revealed

The hockey season is still a few months away, but EA Sports has its opinions on how each team is shaping up. With the NHL 17 beta officially out tomorrow, we got our hands on it a bit early and took a look at each team's ratings. Whil...   read

 
 
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The Coximano Challenge: Videoball (feat. Action Button)

After I sent Myles packing in the last episode of Coximano Challenge, we decided he needed time to regain his shattered facilities. He needed space to heal, in preparation for the moment when the two of us would once again step into the are...   read

 
 
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Weird sports game Push Me Pull You now on PC

House House's fleshy, wriggling local multiplayer game about wrestling control of a ball as a two-headed in-the-buff being is now available for Windows, Mac, and Linux on Steam, the Humble Store, and itch.io. It's all right! With the launc...   read

 
 
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I need to give Dangerous Golf another look thanks to this update

I was very much on board with the idea of Dangerous Golf and its silly sports-based mayhem, but the experience of actually playing it, as described in Steven's review, was enough to put me off. With today's patch on all platforms, however, ...   read

 
 
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NHL 17 shows off the new ways to keep pucks out of your net

NHL 17, like all annualized sports games, is committed to a steady stream of gameplay improvements each and every year. I had a chance to see that first-hand at E3 last month, where I wrote about some of the more important changes; this ne...   read

 
 
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Unlockable crates for cosmetics coming to Rocket League

Rocket League, which should still be called Soccar, will soon have a crate and key system that allows players to spend money in hopes of getting the cosmetics they want. TheSgtPunishment on Reddit found assets revealing this new system prio...   read

 
 
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Warriors wooed Kevin Durant with virtual reality

The Golden State Warriors are a team of the people. They've hardly ever been notable in the past 40 years, but still drew huge crowds out in Oakland, culminating in the We Believe year a decade ago when a fun, crappy 8-seed knocked the 1-se...   read

 
 
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Brock Lesnar and his big dumb sword are on the cover of WWE 2K17

Brock Lesnar a/k/a The Beast Incarnate a/k/a Bork Laser has been announced as the cover athlete for this fall's WWE 2K17. He's not alone, though. His co-star is his ever-present brass knuckles saber ink. I guess Seth Rollins never succeede...   read

 
 
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The Sanchize ruined my first game as the LA Rams

While Madden 16's E3 build doesn't offer final ratings -- there's still two months before the game comes out -- the Broncos' were previously announced to have an 89 overall rating. Maybe a bit low for a team coming off a Super Bowl win, bu...   read

 
 


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Here's some live Madden 17 gameplay out of E3

I'm playing through injury (dislocated thumb, doubtful) to bring you some straight, uncut Madden 17 gameplay out of E3, wherein I help the Carolina Panthers get revenge on the newly-Mark-Sanchez-led Denver Broncos. Madden thinks that's a d...   read

 
 
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Ubisoft's Steep is scratching my SSX itch

That came out of nowhere! Ubisoft just announced Steep, a new open-world snowboarding/skiing/paragliding/base jumping/skydiving that's giving me serious SSX reboot vibes. Sure, that game lost some of the charm of the older games, ...   read

 
 
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NHL 17's making big strides toward being a complete hockey game

Two years ago, EA Sports shipped NHL 15 -- the first "next-gen" installment in the perennially fantastic NHL franchise -- in bare bones condition. It was a glaring misstep, and the developer has spent years trying to right the ship. NHL 16...   read

 
 
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FIFA 17 will have a story-like 'Journey' mode with a fixed protagonist

[Update: EA announced "The Journey" with a really hokey live actor playing Alex Hunter. Haha, E3 has begun!] Much like the NBA 2K "MyCareer" mode, EA is adding in a similar "Journey" gametype to FIFA 17. Based on this new trailer we have an...   read

 
 
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EA is doubling down on eSports, starting this weekend with Madden

Today at their EA Play event, the publisher announced that they're essentially going all out in the eSports arena, starting this very weekend with a Madden 16 tournament. They've announced three new events -- of the "challenge, premier...   read

 
 
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Rocket League's incoming Neo Tokyo update is the big one

Psyonix is cooking up a substantial update for Rocket League launching June 20, 2016. There's going to be a new(ish) multi-tiered map, Neo Tokyo, which has been streamlined and touched-up from its original appearance as Underpass in the "R...   read

 
 
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Play Rocket League for free on Xbox right now

Anyone with an Xbox One and an internet connection can play Rocket League for free right now. It's not as innocent of a proposition as it sounds, though; one hit is enough to get you hooked on Psyonix's wildly addictive (and successful) car...   read

 
 
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One-button sports game Videoball is releasing July 12

Action Button Entertainment's Videoball is going to sneak up on everyone very soon. The "real-time strategy shooting sports game" offers that wonderful feeling where within minutes of turning it on, players understand the surface ...   read

 
 
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FIFA 17 runs on the Battlefield engine, releases this September

Like Rory McIlroy PGA Tour before it, this year's FIFA will use the Frostbite engine. Well, on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, that is -- the last-gen PS3 and Xbox 360 versions aren't going to, which presumably means they'll be sticking...   read

 
 
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Gran Turismo Sport will lack dynamic weather or time cycles to preserve frame rate

Gran Turismo is a series that aims for the stars, but it looks like Sony is being a bit more realistic this time. Speaking to GT Planet, producer Kazunori Yamauchi confirmed that conditions for the upcoming Sport would be sol...   read

 
 
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I should give SSX another shot now that it's playable on Xbox One

SSX (2012) is one I've been meaning to go back to. I liked it well enough at launch, and it was nice to see EA acknowledge the series again, but for whatever reason it just didn't grab me quite like the others. It didn't have that exact rig...   read

 
 
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PC skiing game Snow now has snowboarding

The skiing side of Snow never much interested me, but snowboarding? Now we're talking. Poppermost Productions has at last added snowboards and even snowmobiles to its open-world PC game. Going forward, "The team will continue to fine-tune ...   read

 
 
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Rocket League is getting Cross-Play for Xbox One and PC today

I have been off the Rocket League train for a long while, but I'm glad to see it succeed like this. A few developers that I've spoken to recently have noted its success as an inspiration, and even have in-house tournaments for it. Now,...   read

 
 
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Sentient protein shake Rob Gronkowski doesn't believe in the Madden Curse

Even though he's on the cover of this year's Madden game, New England Patriots touchdown machine -- and the human embodiment of Edward Forty Hands -- Rob Gronkowski isn't concerned that he'll fall on hard times as a result. He's not wo...   read

 
 
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Popped-collar-come-to-life Gronkowski is the Madden 17 cover star

Ah, here we are: today we have 1) the first screenshots of Madden 17, 2) the Madden 17 cover athlete reveal, and 3) the first Madden 17 trailer. My bet is that it is not unlike Madden 16, which I reviewed last year. EA has a blog post prai...   read

 
 
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