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EA asked a judge to dismiss the latest complaint in a lawsuit brought on by college athletes alleging EA, the NCAA and the Collegiate Licensing Company used players' names and likenesses in games without proper compensation. EA motioned to dismiss the plaintiffs' third amended complaint, which adde...

July 30th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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The NCAA will not renew its contract with EA, the NCAA announced. The current agreement between EA and NCAA expires in June 2014, but NCAA Football 14 "will be the last to include the NCAA's name and logo." The news comes one year after EA filed a $27 million settlement in a class action lawsuit d...

July 17th 2013 at 5:54pm 0 Comments
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Option-style offenses seem to be high-risk, high-reward, if NCAA Football 14 is to be believed. The game offers an entire Spread Option playbook that showcases the 30 option types now in the game. Running a read option offense has become my favorite way to play the game, to the point that I recruit...

July 10th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Aaron Hernandez, the New England Patriots tight end charged with murder on June 26, has been removed from Madden 25 and NCAA 14. Players that happen to unlock Hernandez's Ultimate Team card in NCAA 14 by getting a gold medal in the game's Shovel Option drill in the Skills Trainer mode will see the...

July 8th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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EA's request to dismiss a class action lawsuit from former NCAA athletes has been denied, meaning the trial will movie forward and EA stands to lose more than $1 billion if found at fault.The former NCAA athletes claim EA conspired with the NCAA and the CLC to have players sign away their likenesse...

May 18th 2012 at 7:45pm 0 Comments
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It's March which means it's time for the college basketball tournament season. Celebrate March Madness with the NCAA's new March Madness Live app which lets you watch all the televised games from 2012 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship on your iPad or iPhone. The video coverage starts t...

March 9th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Following in last year's steps, the NCAA and Turner Sports have taken the wraps off their March Madness 2012 goodies for handsets, slates and PCs. Though, unlike its 2011 variants, you'll now have to part ways with a one-time $3.99 charge in order to catch your favorite college team in action. Pay...

March 9th 2012 at 1:56am 0 Comments