Building Off WNBA Integration Last Year, EA Adds Female Create-A-Player To NBA Live 19

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Building Off WNBA Integration Last Year, EA Adds Female Create-A-Player To NBA Live 19

EA’s decision last year to integrate the WNBA into NBA Live 18 was met with praise from media and basketball fans alike. This year, developer EA Tiburon is taking that commitment to the next level by adding female create-a-player. 

“After releasing the WNBA Play now feature in NBA Live 18 we saw a huge response, not only from media sites but the community,” said creative director Ryan Santos. “We have a lot of female ballers out there who love the sport, who watch the WNBA and NBA, and who hoop. It felt like once we established The One, we now have a really solid foundation for a way to play the game in a new career mode; it was the right time to create that feature with female create-a-player. Because we already had the infrastructure for the WNBA - we had the models, we had the animation, we had the hairstyles - it was a natural progression for us to build off."

Fans can build their female create-a-player in The One mode and enjoy the same progression system as the male players. Users can take these lady ballers into Live Run, live events, and Streets World Tour to earn unique gear and rewards. The one major piece of the component still missing is being able to join the WNBA. Why not take this natural step forward?

NBA Live 19 Announces Female Create-A-Player

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NBA Live 19 Announces Female Create-A-Player

EA’s decision last year to integrate the WNBA into NBA Live 18 was met with praise from media and basketball fans alike. This year, developer EA Tiburon is taking that commitment to the next level by adding female create-a-player. 

“After releasing the WNBA Play now feature in NBA Live 18 we saw a huge response, not only from media sites but the community,” said creative director Ryan Santos. “We have a lot of female ballers out there who love the sport, who watch the WNBA and NBA, and who hoop. It felt like once we established The One, we now have a really solid foundation for a way to play the game in a new career mode; it was the right time to create that feature with female create-a-player. Because we already had the infrastructure for the WNBA - we had the models, we had the animation, we had the hairstyles - it was a natural progression for us to build off."

Fans can build their female create-a-player in The One mode and enjoy the same progression system as the male players. Users can take these lady ballers into Live Run, live events, and Streets World Tour to earn unique gear and rewards. The one major piece of the component still missing is being able to join the WNBA. Why not take this natural step forward?

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Nintendo has revealed a third Labo kit, Vehicle, with an entirely new cardboard set and game on Twitter today with a release date in September.

The software from the video seems to involve driving around using the cardboard steering wheel and pedal. The steering wheel also has the function of using different levers to transform the vehicle into a plane or submarine, as well. The plane parts are seemingly very Pilotwings-like and, considering the recent Labo patch for Mario Kart 8, applying the steering wheel to that game is likely on the table.

Check out the trailer below.

about X hours ago from

Nintendo has revealed a third Labo kit, Vehicle, with an entirely new cardboard set and game on Twitter today with a release date in September.

The software from the video seems to involve driving around using the cardboard steering wheel and pedal. The steering wheel also has the function of using different levers to transform the vehicle into a plane or submarine, as well. The plane parts are seemingly very Pilotwings-like and, considering the recent Labo patch for Mario Kart 8, applying the steering wheel to that game is likely on the table.

Check out the trailer below.

The Latest Yakuza Kiwami 2 Trailer Looks At The Game's Forbidden Romance

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The Latest Yakuza Kiwami 2 Trailer Looks At The Game's Forbidden Romance

Throughout the Yakuza series, Kiryu is pretty well-known to avoid romantic entanglements, whether due to his own choice or an outright obliviousness. One notable exception was Yakuza 2, and now retained in Yakuza Kiwami 2, as Kiryu gets to know the hard-nosed detective Kaoru Sayama. That relationship is the focal point of the new trailer for Kiwami 2, which you can find below.

Yakuza Kiwami 2 is a full remake of Yakuza 2, originally released in 2006 in Japan and 2008 in America on the PlayStation 2. The game is completely remade in Yakuza 6's Dragon engine and has extra Majima content not present in the original release.

You can pick up Kiwami 2 next month on August 28 on the PlayStation 4. A demo is available now on PSN.

The Latest Yakuza Kiwami 2 Trailer Looks At The Game's Forbidden Romance

about X hours ago from
The Latest Yakuza Kiwami 2 Trailer Looks At The Game's Forbidden Romance

Throughout the Yakuza series, Kiryu is pretty well-known to avoid romantic entanglements, whether due to his own choice or an outright obliviousness. One notable exception was Yakuza 2, and now retained in Yakuza Kiwami 2, as Kiryu gets to know the hard-nosed detective Kaoru Sayama. That relationship is the focal point of the new trailer for Kiwami 2, which you can find below.

Yakuza Kiwami 2 is a full remake of Yakuza 2, originally released in 2006 in Japan and 2008 in America on the PlayStation 2. The game is completely remade in Yakuza 6's Dragon engine and has extra Majima content not present in the original release.

You can pick up Kiwami 2 next month on August 28 on the PlayStation 4. A demo is available now on PSN.

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Destiny 2: Forsaken is an expansion in all senses of the word and that includes new gear for your guardian. Bungie has released a video showing some of these and the effects they'll have on the enemies in front of you. Check it out below.

You can see new armor like Antaeus Wards, which creates a projectile-reflecting shield, or the incredibly named One Thousand Voices, which shoots out an energy beam of fire.

We've been running down exclusive Destiny 2: Forsaken information all month, which you can catch up on at our Destiny 2: Forsaken hub.

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Destiny 2: Forsaken is an expansion in all senses of the word and that includes new gear for your guardian. Bungie has released a video showing some of these and the effects they'll have on the enemies in front of you. Check it out below.

You can see new armor like Antaeus Wards, which creates a projectile-reflecting shield, or the incredibly named One Thousand Voices, which shoots out an energy beam of fire.

We've been running down exclusive Destiny 2: Forsaken information all month, which you can catch up on at our Destiny 2: Forsaken hub.

EA Answers The Hard Questions On NHL 19 Player Likenesses, Commentary Changes, EASHL Practice Mode, And Online Franchise

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EA Answers The Hard Questions On NHL 19 Player Likenesses, Commentary Changes, EASHL Practice Mode, And Online Franchise

During a recent visit to EA headquarters, I got extensive hands-on time with NHL 19, and am happy to report the gameplay looks to be in great shape compared to years past. Both the Real Player Motion skating improvements and new collision system help the game take the dramatic step forward many fans expected the series to take back when it made the generational leap to PS4 and Xbox One. If you want to get your hands on it now, you can via the open beta.

In addition, I also sat down with creative director William Ho to discuss many of the questions hardcore franchise fans have been asking on social media and in the comments section of our first look. Read on to find out about the status of adding more player likenesses, EASHL practice mode, online franchise, and many other hot-button issues. 

EA Answers The Hard Questions On NHL 19 Player Likenesses, Commentary Changes, EASHL Practice Mode, And Online Franchise

about X hours ago from
EA Answers The Hard Questions On NHL 19 Player Likenesses, Commentary Changes, EASHL Practice Mode, And Online Franchise

During a recent visit to EA headquarters, I got extensive hands-on time with NHL 19, and am happy to report the gameplay looks to be in great shape compared to years past. Both the Real Player Motion skating improvements and new collision system help the game take the dramatic step forward many fans expected the series to take back when it made the generational leap to PS4 and Xbox One. If you want to get your hands on it now, you can via the open beta.

In addition, I also sat down with creative director William Ho to discuss many of the questions hardcore franchise fans have been asking on social media and in the comments section of our first look. Read on to find out about the status of adding more player likenesses, EASHL practice mode, online franchise, and many other hot-button issues.