EA Sports Needs To Go Further On PC

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EA Sports Needs To Go Further On PC

Madden is returning to the PC platform after a 10-year hiatus, and it's more than past due. Hopefully, porting the series to the PC is just the first step for the series and the company as a whole.

If handled correctly, the PC version of Madden could flesh out the truncated franchise mode for the platform while still including all its regular modes and features. Wanna-be GMs could pour over the various ways to massage the salary cap, have more tools than they currently do to scout for upcoming talent, and wine-and-dine free agents. Owner's mode could even be expanded from the neglected mode it is now. This would naturally be on top of PC amenities like dedicated servers, better graphics/framerate, and mod support.

Over the years, the Madden series has see-sawed between casual and hardcore features, but it won't have to in this case. As the PC audiences for successful sim-franchise titles like Football Manager and Out of the Park Baseball show, the platform is an inviting place for gamers who want depth in this particular area. But unlike those titles, Madden would bring with the other modes it has already built its reputation on, including gameplay that surpasses those found in other sim-based titles.

EA Sports Needs To Go Further On PC

about X hours ago from
EA Sports Needs To Go Further On PC

Madden is returning to the PC platform after a 10-year hiatus, and it's more than past due. Hopefully, porting the series to the PC is just the first step for the series and the company as a whole.

If handled correctly, the PC version of Madden could flesh out the truncated franchise mode for the platform while still including all its regular modes and features. Wanna-be GMs could pour over the various ways to massage the salary cap, have more tools than they currently do to scout for upcoming talent, and wine-and-dine free agents. Owner's mode could even be expanded from the neglected mode it is now. This would naturally be on top of PC amenities like dedicated servers, better graphics/framerate, and mod support.

Over the years, the Madden series has see-sawed between casual and hardcore features, but it won't have to in this case. As the PC audiences for successful sim-franchise titles like Football Manager and Out of the Park Baseball show, the platform is an inviting place for gamers who want depth in this particular area. But unlike those titles, Madden would bring with the other modes it has already built its reputation on, including gameplay that surpasses those found in other sim-based titles.

The Top 10 Games On PlayStation 4

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The Top 10 Games On PlayStation 4

The PlayStation 4 got off to an early lead this generation, and a steady stream of exceptional first-party exclusives, complemented by robust third-party support, has kept it that way. Whether you just picked up a PS4 or have owned one since launch, we’re rounding up the best experiences you don’t want to miss in this continually updated feature.

Please note that while the list below contains 10 entries, we aren’t actually ranking them – if a game has made it this far (and managed to stay here), it’s a must-play, period. As such, we’ll be listing entries in reverse chronological order. Also, you’ll find a rundown of previous entries at the bottom of the list. While those titles have gotten bumped for bigger and better experiences, they are still all great games in their own right and worth exploring if you’re already caught up on the latest hits.

Here are Game Informer’s picks for the top 10 games on the PlayStation 4.

Guy In The Sky: A Week With The Upgraded No Man's Sky (Day 7)

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Guy In The Sky: A Week With The Upgraded No Man's Sky (Day 7)

No Man's Sky debuted nearly two years ago to controversy and mixed reviews (you can read our take on the original version here). Since its release, amidst all the backlash, developer Hello Games has built a strong niche following with consistent free updates that have added content and new things to do, including storylines to chase down and base-building elements. The latest update, simply titled NEXT, brings multiplayer and third-person views have come to No Man's Sky as well as several building mechanic tweaks. Given the new update, we felt it was no better time than to dive into this beautiful galaxy and see if the years and updates have been kind to Hello Games' ambitious opus.

What follows is a journal kept by yours truly that will be updated every day until its completion where we roam the galaxy, in search of new sights, dangers, and missions to undertake.

Well, friends, there's a whole galaxy out there. So let's get to it.

Guy In The Sky: A Week With The Upgraded No Man's Sky (Day 7)

about X hours ago from
Guy In The Sky: A Week With The Upgraded No Man's Sky (Day 7)

No Man's Sky debuted nearly two years ago to controversy and mixed reviews (you can read our take on the original version here). Since its release, amidst all the backlash, developer Hello Games has built a strong niche following with consistent free updates that have added content and new things to do, including storylines to chase down and base-building elements. The latest update, simply titled NEXT, brings multiplayer and third-person views have come to No Man's Sky as well as several building mechanic tweaks. Given the new update, we felt it was no better time than to dive into this beautiful galaxy and see if the years and updates have been kind to Hello Games' ambitious opus.

What follows is a journal kept by yours truly that will be updated every day until its completion where we roam the galaxy, in search of new sights, dangers, and missions to undertake.

Well, friends, there's a whole galaxy out there. So let's get to it.

Guy In The Sky: A Week With The Upgraded No Man's Sky (Complete)

about X hours ago from
Guy In The Sky: A Week With The Upgraded No Man's Sky (Complete)

No Man's Sky debuted nearly two years ago to controversy and mixed reviews (you can read our take on the original version here). Since its release, amidst all the backlash, developer Hello Games has built a strong niche following with consistent free updates that have added content and new things to do, including storylines to chase down and base-building elements. The latest update, simply titled NEXT, brings multiplayer and third-person views have come to No Man's Sky as well as several building mechanic tweaks. Given the new update, we felt it was no better time than to dive into this beautiful galaxy and see if the years and updates have been kind to Hello Games' ambitious opus.

What follows is a journal kept by yours truly that will be updated every day until its completion where we roam the galaxy, in search of new sights, dangers, and missions to undertake.

Well, friends, there's a whole galaxy out there. So let's get to it.

Guy In The Sky: A Week With The Upgraded No Man's Sky (Complete)

about X hours ago from
Guy In The Sky: A Week With The Upgraded No Man's Sky (Complete)

No Man's Sky debuted nearly two years ago to controversy and mixed reviews (you can read our take on the original version here). Since its release, amidst all the backlash, developer Hello Games has built a strong niche following with consistent free updates that have added content and new things to do, including storylines to chase down and base-building elements. The latest update, simply titled NEXT, brings multiplayer and third-person views have come to No Man's Sky as well as several building mechanic tweaks. Given the new update, we felt it was no better time than to dive into this beautiful galaxy and see if the years and updates have been kind to Hello Games' ambitious opus.

What follows is a journal kept by yours truly that will be updated every day until its completion where we roam the galaxy, in search of new sights, dangers, and missions to undertake.

Well, friends, there's a whole galaxy out there. So let's get to it.

Guy In The Sky: A Week With The Upgraded No Man's Sky (Complete)

about X hours ago from
Guy In The Sky: A Week With The Upgraded No Man's Sky (Complete)

No Man's Sky debuted nearly two years ago to controversy and mixed reviews (you can read our take on the original version here). Since its release, amidst all the backlash, developer Hello Games has built a strong niche following with consistent free updates that have added content and new things to do, including storylines to chase down and base-building elements. The latest update, simply titled NEXT, brings multiplayer and third-person views have come to No Man's Sky as well as several building mechanic tweaks. Given the new update, we felt it was no better time than to dive into this beautiful galaxy and see if the years and updates have been kind to Hello Games' ambitious opus.

What follows is a journal kept by yours truly that will be updated every day until its completion where we roam the galaxy, in search of new sights, dangers, and missions to undertake.

Well, friends, there's a whole galaxy out there. So let's get to it.

You’re Playing It Wrong: The Wackiest Control Schemes On The Planet

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You’re Playing It Wrong: The Wackiest Control Schemes On The Planet

Louis Hamilton laughed and gave his webcam a big, cheesy thumbs-up, feeling high off the thrill of victory. His success wasn’t unique; like many streamers before him, he had just beaten the challenging Lothric and Lorian bosses in Dark Souls III. But strangely enough, he wasn’t holding a PlayStation or Xbox controller. Instead, Hamilton’s thumbs-up was swaddled in a boxing glove with a Wii remote strapped to the side.

Hamilton, part of the Super Scrub Brothers Twitch channel, specializes in gaming with completely unorthodox input methods. Like a growing number of streamers, he loves playing games “wrong.”

The first mainstream success in this type of challenge came from Canadian streamer Bearzly. In August 2014, he started playing Dark Souls with a Guitar Hero controller. Several instrument peripherals later, he was awarded a Guinness World Record: most alternative control methods used to complete Dark Souls. The weird-controller subculture has only grown since then.

You’re Playing It Wrong: The Wackiest Control Schemes On The Planet

about X hours ago from
You’re Playing It Wrong: The Wackiest Control Schemes On The Planet

Louis Hamilton laughed and gave his webcam a big, cheesy thumbs-up, feeling high off the thrill of victory. His success wasn’t unique; like many streamers before him, he had just beaten the challenging Lothric and Lorian bosses in Dark Souls III. But strangely enough, he wasn’t holding a PlayStation or Xbox controller. Instead, Hamilton’s thumbs-up was swaddled in a boxing glove with a Wii remote strapped to the side.

Hamilton, part of the Super Scrub Brothers Twitch channel, specializes in gaming with completely unorthodox input methods. Like a growing number of streamers, he loves playing games “wrong.”

The first mainstream success in this type of challenge came from Canadian streamer Bearzly. In August 2014, he started playing Dark Souls with a Guitar Hero controller. Several instrument peripherals later, he was awarded a Guinness World Record: most alternative control methods used to complete Dark Souls. The weird-controller subculture has only grown since then.