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  • 02:02

    Sim Standard Radio Episode 68 - Madden 16 impressions, Nyeph's ratings, and more

    in Video Games

    Welcome back Sim Gamers. We are excited to have you join us for another show. We have a great show lined up for you tonight, you will not want to miss this one. We will have a special guest on the show tonight and he is bringing some information that I'm sure you all will want to hear. In the 2nd hour we will open the line for callers.  We look forward to all of your calls, thoughts, and comments. Brief descriptions of tonight's topics are listed below. See you guys at 8pm EST. 


     


    Madden 16 Impressions - Today's show will be all about Madden 16. We will give our impressions as well as get the impressions from the callers. We will be looking for a lot of crowd participation on this one. We feel like this will be a SPECIAL show. 


     


    Nyeph1's ratings -  A lot of you guys know Nyeph already but for those that don't he is one of the best in the business when it comes to rating rosters. You have seen his work in BackBreaker, All Pro Football 2K8, and Madden 08, just to name a few. He will be coming on the show to discuss his method and how he rates his rosters. 


     


    NBA 2K16's Trailer - We will be discussing the trailer but not in the traditional way. We will be asking if you can tell what the gameplay differences are just by looking at the trailer? Does it look different from 2K15? Why is it that people always say a game looks the same as last year, are there any games that don't look like their prior year's version at first glance?

  • 02:00

    Sim Standard Radio - Episode 51

    in Video Games

    Welcome back Sim Gamers! We have a great show lined up for you tonight. A brief description of tonight's topics is listed below. In the second hour we will open up the line to callers. We look forward to your calls, thoughts, and comments. See you guys at 8pm est.


     


    Real Time Physics vs scripted sequences - We will discuss why we prefer physics based gameplay over scripted outcomes. Does physics help or hurt a game? Can you truly replicate a contact sport without real time physics?


     


    Scheme Fit in Madden - We will be discussing how the Scheme Fit doesn't matter as much in Madden as it does in real life. We will also touch on how a player fits in a scheme should have an outcome on the game and overall gameplay. 


     


    2015 NFL Draft - We will give our thoughts on the draft in regards players we want our team to draft, projections on where players will land, and how players may impact the team they are drafted by. 


     


    Athletes making bad decisions - We will be discussing how athletes make decisions that impact their lives negatively. We will also touch on how some athletes are willing to throw everything they have going for them away for something they can control. 


     

  • 02:00

    Sim Standard Radio - Episode 52

    in Video Games

    What's up guys, welcome back to another episode of Sim Standard Radio. We have a variety of different topics to discuss tonight. In the second our we will open up the lines to callers. We look forward to your calls, thoughts, and comments. A brief description of tonight's topics is listed below. The call in number is 914-338-0794. See you guys at 8pm est.


     


    Draft Recap - We will give our thoughts on our team's draft picks. We will also talk about the draft in general. What were the surprises? Did the draft go as you expected it to? Were you happen with how the draft played out for your team?


     


    Deflategate - How do you feel about deflategate? Is it a big deal? Should Tom Brady and/or the Patriots be disciplined? How do you think things will play out?


     


    Mayweather vs Pacquiao - How do you feel about the fight? Who do you think won the fight? What were you expecting from the fight? Are you a boxing fan or a fight fan? 


     


    Madden Ultimate Team - How do you feel about MUT in general? Why do you think MUT gets so much attention? What should you expect from MUT?


     


     


     

  • Sim Standard Radio Episode 66 - NBA Live 16 news, Madden 16 thoughts, and more!

    in Video Games

    Welcome back Sim Gamers. We are excited to have you join us for another show. We have some nice topics to discuss tonight and we can't wait to hear your thoughts. In the second hour we will open the line for your calls. Brief descriptions of tonight's topics are listed below. See you guys at 8pm EST. 


     


    NBA Live 16 Live Run, Pro AM, Summer Circuit - There is so much to talk about here. AzureEffect will be giving his hands on impressions of Live's new game modes. We will also discuss how Live fires back at NBA 2K with allowing free access to their new modes 10 days before 2K's early release. Is Live now a respectable competitor? Will more people make the switch or at least give live a try?


     


    Madden NFL 16 - Creative Director Rex Dickson is scheduled to call in tonight. As you guys may be aware right now some of us currently have Madden 16. We will give our thoughts of the state of the game. Is Madden 16 a win for the sim community? If so, why? Do you now believe in the Madden Devs? 


     


    Pro Evolution Soccer (PES 2016) - The PES 2016 demo is now available and we will give our thoughts on the demo. We will also discuss the recent video put out by myself (Sim) in regards to no game is perfect. I used the PES 2016 demo to showcase things that I would like to see improved in all sports games that are played on a grass field. 


     


     

  • 02:00

    Sim Standard Radio - Episode 50

    in Video Games

    Welcome back Sim Gamers! Can you believe this is our 50th show? We thank you guys for all of the support. We have a great show lined up for you with some solid topics to cover. In the second hour we will open up the line to callers. Please be mindful of others and keep your thoughts and questions short. We look forward to all of your calls, comments, and questions. A brief description of tonight's topics are listed below. See you guys tonight!


     


    The Video Game Mentality - We will discuss the difference between accepting realism and expecting everything to work. Some gamers want everything to work all the time and won't accept anything less. Are sim gamers really ready for a full blown authentic sports game? Can you accept when something legitmate happens?


     


    Unfair Expectations for Joe Montana Football 16 - We will discuss how putting too many expectations on JM16 could be harmful to the brand. If JM16 is not all you expect it to be will you still support it? What are you expecting from a year one game? What are some realistic expectations you have for JM16.


     


    Is Madden's engine broken - You hear alot of people say that Madden's engine is broken, does EA need to change the engine to produce a quality football game? Is the engine broken or is new code and tech required? What about Madden's engine is broken, this is a question we would like to pose to our callers as well.


     


     


     


     


     

  • 02:00

    Sim Standard Radio - Episode 49

    in Video Games

    Welcome back Sim Gamers! We have a great show lined up for you tonight with some solid topics. Listed below is a brief description of tonight's topics. In the second hour we will open up the lines for callers. We look forward to your calls, thoughts, and participation. 


     


    Micro Transactions in gaming - Do they help, hurt, or ruin gaming and your gaming experience? How does Ultimate Team allow micro transactions and normal gaming to co-exist? We will provide our thoughts on the subject. 


     


    Physics being harder to produce in a football game - We will discuss the challenges of having true physics in a football game. Is it easier to produce physics in Hockey, Soccer, Boxing, etc? 


     


    HipHopGamer's public perception - Why does he get such a bad rep from some people? Is he not look any other journalist? Do some people miss out on information because of their dislike towards HHG? We will also breakdown some of the key points that were mentioned in HHG's gamers latest Joe Montana Football video. 


     


     

  • 02:01

    Sim Standard Radio Episode 64 - 2K Sports and CLC Teams, Madden 16, and more!

    in Video Games

    Welcome back Sim Gamers. We are excited to have you join us for another show. We have some nice topics to discuss tonight and we can't wait to hear your thoughts. In the second hour we will open the line for your calls. Brief descriptions of tonight's topics are listed below. See you guys at 8pm EST. 


     


    2K Sports and CLC/College Teams - We touched on this briefly last week but we want to further discuss our thoughts on what this all means. What are the details? Will the college teams be playable? Why does it always take 2K so long to show gameplay?


     


    Everyone has their own priority list with Madden - This is a topic that could go on and on for days, we will cover a lot with this one topic. We will basicially discuss how it's all a matter of opinion. 


     


    Are sports and sim gamers pushed to the back burner? - This topic comes from faithful caller 205 (Alabama). He feels like sports gamers seem to be behind with innovation. The example he gave was Battlefield's Frostbite Engine, he would like to know why EA Sports didn't use that engine for their games going into this generation. We will give our thoughts on the subject. 

  • 02:00

    Sim Standard Radio - Episode 48

    in Video Games

    Welcome back Sim Gamers. We are happy to be back live on the air tonight. Hope everyone had a Happy Easter! We have a great show lined up for you tonight with a good amount of topics. A brief the description of tonight's topics are listed below. On tonight's show we are looking for community feedback, in the second hour we will open up the lines to our callers. Community feedback will be very important tonight. We look forward to all of your calls, thoughts, and comments. See you at 8pm est. Sim is the Movement!


     


    In 2015, what can be done about the 2005 debacle? - We touched on this briefly on a prior show but we want to go a step further. We will discuss the community's frustration with Madden since Madden 06.


     


    What do you hate about Madden? -  This topic is really for the callers and the community in general. We would like to hear from the community on this one. We will also discuss the things that frustrate us about Madden. 


     


    Top 10 list of things left to fix in Madden, gameplay only - This is another subject that is directed to the callers. We will also give our list of things that still need to be address in Madden. This will be a gameplay only list. 


     


    Older Football games that still have plenty of life - This is a topic that was brought up by MrKingJavo. What are you doing to enjoy older football games? What prevents you from playing them? Why isn't older football games supported more? Does older football games satisfy your football itch?

  • 02:00

    Sim Standard Radio Episode 58 - E3 Sports Gaming Recap & More

    in Video Games

    Welcome back Sim Gamers! We are happy to be back with another show for you guys. E3 is wrapping up and it has been very eventful to say the least. A brief description of tonight's topics are listed below, as this show will be mainly about the callers tonight. We look forward to all of your calls, thoughts, and questions. See you guys at 8pm est.


    NBA Finals Recap - We will discuss our thoughts on the NBA Finals as Golden State won the title.


     


    E3 thoughts from what we've seen and experienced - Sharing our thoughts on games that we've played and also what we like/dislike and our concerns for the titles upon release.


     


    Joe Montana 20XX - Gotta dig in on the ultimate debacle which was this title and reflect on the community impact it's had thus far.  Will you still support the title after what has taken place?  


     


     

  • 02:00

    Sim Standard Radio - Episode 55 - CFM, JM16, NBA 2K16, and more!

    in Video Games

    Welcome back Sim Gamers. Thank you for joining us for another show. We have some nice topics to discuss tonight. Some of the topics were provided by you guys, we appreciate that. This show is for the community so whenever we can talk about topics you want us to discuss we will. Below is a brief description of tonight's topics. In the second hour we will open the line up to the callers. We look forward to all of your calls, thoughts, and comments. See you guys at 8pm est. 


     


    Madden NFL 16's CFM features - We will discuss how we feel about the features that have been revealed. We will share our experiences with some of the features. At the moment we are not allowed to give impressions but we can speak on what has been shown in the article. We will also discuss what the Devs can do for CFM to avoid the mode from becoming stale months after release. 


     


    This year's sports games releasing information earlier and at the same time - We will discuss how it seems like these games are releasing information much earlier. Are they releasing information around the same time on purpose?


     


    NBA 2K16's release date and pre-order bonus - Is NBA Live the reason why NBA 2K16 is releasing on 9/25 and not in October? Is EA Access the reason for the 4 day earlier access with pre-order? Is NBA 2K trying to stomp out NBA Live? How does competition influence corporate decisions?


     


    Latest Joe Montana 16 - How do you feel about the recent footage of JM16? What are your likes, what are your dislikes? Are you tired of the 3 second clips? Would the NFL allow JM16 to not advertise their game like Madden is doing? 

  • 02:00

    Sim Standard Radio - Episode 53 - Tom Brady, Madden 16, and more!

    in Video Games

    Welcome back Sim Gamers and thank you for tuning in. We have nice list of topics on deck for tonight's show. In the second hour we will open up the line for callers. We look forward to your calls, thoughts, and comments. If you are listening online and you wish to call in we can be reached at 914-338-0794. Remember to press 1 to be placed in the queue and we will answer your call in the order it was received. Listed below is a brief description of tonight's topics. See you guys at 8pm est.


     


    Deflate Gate Punishment - Should Tom Brady be suspended? Is there enought evidence? Do you agree with the details of the suspension? Does this tarnish Brady's legacy? Will Brady win an appeal? 


     


    Madden 16 FIrst Look Trailer - We will be giving general information about the trailer. We will talk about the community to the trailer. Is it necessary to breakdown or critque hype trailers? Who are these trailers made for? What does trailers mean to a sim gamer? How does the corporate side relate Madden's fact sheet?


     


    No news on Joe Montana 16 -  E3 is right around the corner and we still haven't heard anything about JM16, does that hurt or help the game? Should they show something now that Madden's marketing has began? Do you think the game will still release in July?


     


    Community disappointment - We will discuss our overall disappointment in our community. Why are we not receiving valid feedback? We are community members not utilizing our resources?