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PES 2014 data pack releases for PC, Xbox 360 and PS3

Posted: 27.02.2014 by Technet2k

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Konami has released the February PES 2014 data pack which includes all player transfers during the first month of 2014, including new kits, balls and boots. There are a bunch of classic strips for clubs too.

16 new boots and 5 new ball styles are part of the data pack, which is available for PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of PES 2014. National strips have been updated as well.

Beyond the Sideline Football announced, coming in 2015

Posted: 01.02.2014 by JonahFalcon

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Out of the Park Developments has announced a new strategy simulation. Joining Out of the Park Baseball and Franchise Hockey Manager is Beyond the Sideline Football, which will do for American football what the other two titles did for baseball and hockey.

Out of the Park Baseball 15 announced, preorders now available

Posted: 24.01.2014 by JonahFalcon

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Out of the Park Developments has announced that the latest edition of their premiere baseball simulation, Out of the Park Baseball 15, is coming this Spring, and a major feature of the new title are 3D ballparks, complete with 3D ball flight simulation.

2K Games "decided not to renew" MLB 2K for 2014, dev team moved to other IPs

Posted: 07.01.2014 by Technet2k

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While it was a surprise that 2K Games was suddenly releasing MLB 2K13 in March of last year, as many assumed the series benched, 2K has now decided it will be keeping that bench warm after all.

The publisher has "decided not to renew" the MBL 2K series for this year, with last year's instalment criticised for being too similar to MLB 2K12 with 'just an updated roster'.

Strategy Informer Wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Posted: 24.12.2013 by JamieSI

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Well, does anyone else feel like that year went pretty quickly? 2013 will shortly end, but before that there's still time to visit your family, spend two weeks getting through that old backlog of games you've been collecting and, of course, celebrating and eating lots of good food.

We'll be taking a two week break at Strategy Informer, but that doesn't mean you won't see any updates. We'll have a few articles published to keep you busy through the holidays, but we'll have to ask you to wait until the 2nd of January until our full coverage returns.

Football Manager 2014 fixes various issues, sorts Belgium out

Posted: 19.12.2013 by nickhorth1

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Sports Interactive have released a new patch for Football Manager 2014, fixing various problems and removing a bug that caused the Belgian league season not to be scheduled.

Most of the changes pertain to the temperamental 3D match engine, and includes fixes to reduce wild challenges and long range shot attempts.

Speedball 2 HD now available on Steam

Posted: 05.12.2013 by JonahFalcon

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Publisher Mastertronic has announced that the remastered update to the classic futuresport game Speedball 2 is now available on Steam for $9.99 USD.

Ashes Cricket 2013 scrapped by 505 Games, assurances "found to be misplaced"

Posted: 28.11.2013 by Technet2k

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Publisher 505 Games has announced the cancellation of Ashes Cricket 2013 from developer Australian developer Trickstar Games, and promises those who bought it full refunds for the disastrous title.

505 state the team failed to overcome the "unexpected challenges" from the game's chosen engine despite "multiple extensions", with all assurances from the devs "found to be misplaced."

Ashes Cricket 2013 removed from Steam, is 'unfit for purpose'

Posted: 26.11.2013 by Technet2k

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Despite Ashes Cricket 2013 being delayed by 505 Games back in July for being "simply not worthy of the Ashes name," last week's release has now been met with the troubled sports game being pulled from Steam.

Developer Trickstar had faced "unforeseen issues" said the publisher at the time, meaning they'd neglected fine-tuning and polishing "which any game needs." 505 went on say they're "confident" it would be great.

Speedball 2 HD coming to PC on 5th December 2013

Posted: 19.11.2013 by JonahFalcon

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Mastertronic and Tower Software have announced that a new remastered version of Speedball 2 will be coming to Steam and Get Games on the 5th December 2013, developed by Vivid Games.

Data Pack 2 released for PES 2014, adds 11 vs 11, roster updates

Posted: 19.11.2013 by JonahFalcon

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Konami has released Data Pack 2 for Pro Evolution Soccer 2014, which not only updates the team rosters, but also adds 800 new faces, including Manchester United's Da Silva twins, Boca Juniors' Riquelme, Real Madrid's Isco and England midfielder, Jack Wilshere.

Two stadium shots of Blood Bowl 2 unveiled

Posted: 16.11.2013 by JonahFalcon

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Cyanide Studio has released the first two screenshots of stadiums built specifically for Blood Bowl 2, the latest adaptation of the Games Workshop fantasy take on American football.

PES 2014 to be updated with 11 vs. 11 online mode with Data Pack 2

Posted: 05.11.2013 by Technet2k

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Konami will be releasing the Data Pack 2 DLC for PES 2014 later this month for free. It brings all the game's team rosters fully up-to-date and includes over 800 new player faces to improve its realism.

An 11 vs. 11 mode will also feature for online play, with in-game chat enhanced alongside gameplay tweaks. Online competitions and Master League Online competitions are in.

EA Sports drops Tiger Woods from PGA Tour series following "mutual decision"

Posted: 29.10.2013 by Technet2k

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It's the end of an era as EA Sports will no longer be in partnership with pro golfer Tiger Woods as they drop his name from the PGA Tour golf game series. This move follows a "mutual decision" by both parties.

EA Sports "wish him continued success" as they call an end to 15 years of cover star Tiger Woods, which began with PGA Tour 99 back in 1998. This makes PGA Tour 14 his last.

Out of the Park Baseball 14 and Franchise Hockey Manager 14 on Greenlight

Posted: 26.10.2013 by JonahFalcon

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OOTP Developments has put both Out of the Park Baseball 14 and Hockey Franchise Manager 2014 on Steam Greenlight, making the second time the developer will be publishing its sports simulations on Steam. The only previous time was when OOTP 2009.

New in-match pre-beta footage revealed for Football Manager 2014

Posted: 14.10.2013 by JonahFalcon

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SI Games has released a new gameplay video showing off that just because Football Manager 2014 is a strategy sports sim, matches can still be rendered beautifully on lush grass in a cheering stadium.

Snow hitting Steam Early Access on the 10th October

Posted: 03.10.2013 by JonahFalcon

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Developer Poppermost has revealed in their official blog that their winter sports sim Snow will be landing on Steam Early Access on the 10th October. The game promises to be the skiing/snowboarding equivalent of Skate.

Next-gen footage of NBA 2K14 finally revealed in TV spot

Posted: 30.09.2013 by JonahFalcon

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2K Sports has finally revealed a new television spot showing off the next-generation version of NBA 2K14 (specifically, the PlayStation 4 version). According to the developer, the spot shows off "actual Next-Gen NBA 2K14 game footage with variable camera angles."

Football Heroes dev Run Games to co-develop Mutant League Football

Posted: 27.09.2013 by JonahFalcon

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Mutant Football League creator Michael Mendheim has announced that Football Heroes developer Run Games will be aiding him in developing his reboot of the popular fantasy sports game.

EA cancels NCAA Football 15 due to lawsuits from former and current college students

Posted: 27.09.2013 by JonahFalcon

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Electronic Arts has announced that it has cancelled NCAA Football 15 and is "evaluating plans" for the entire college football brand. This is due to a series of class-action lawsuits against it and Collegiate Licensing Company that were settled today in court.