A quick look over at CallofDuty.com reveals that Activision is planning a world Call of Duty reveal on May 1. From a screenshot of the site above, you can see that the reveal will take place during a NBA Playoffs game on TNT. No exact time has been given just yet but you can be sure to hear more about it in the coming week or so. … [Read more...] about Big Call of Duty Reveal Set for May 1
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The NBA Playoffs get underway in 90 minutes with Washington at Toronto, and if you're a betting person, NBA 2K15 says lay your money on the Golden State Warriors to win their first title since Rick Barry was making granny-shot free throws in 1975.2K Sports' basketball simulation calls for Golden State to prevail in six games against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, with sharpshooter supreme Steph Curry (pictured) taking NBA Finals MVP honors.NBA 2K15 says Cleveland's road goes through 5-game victories over Boston (first round) and Chicago (second) before a six-game upset of top-seeded Atlanta in the conference finals. The Warriors, meanwhile, dispose of New Orleans in 5, the Portland Trail Blazers in 6, and go the distance against San Antonio in the Western Conference finals. The full bracket predicted by NBA 2K15 is below. This is an admittedly unscientific prediction model, but sports video games have still had a good run at forecasting their leagues' postseason. In … [Read more...] about NBA 2K15 says the Warriors come out champions in this year’s playoffs
With the Golden State Warriors finishing the 2015-16 basketball season last week with the best record in NBA history at 73-9, the makers of NBA 2K16 turned their minds to a question that only a video game can answer: How would this year's Warriors squad fare against some of the best teams ever to step onto an NBA court?NBA 2K16 developer Visual Concepts pitted the Warriors against three of the all-time greatest NBA teams: the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls, which previously had the best regular-season record ever at 72-10; the 2000-01 Los Angeles Lakers, which hold the mark for the best playoff record in history at 15-1; and the 2005-06 Miami Heat, which were led by Shaquille O'Neal and Dwyane Wade. (Obviously, there are many other great squads in NBA history, but those three are all playable in NBA 2K16.)Only one of those classic teams was able to defeat the 2015-16 Warriors in a seven-game series simulated in NBA 2K16: the Lakers squad, which featured Shaq in his prime alongside a … [Read more...] about Which of the NBA’s all-time greatest teams could beat the Golden State Warriors?
The NBA Playoffs get underway today. The NHL's postseason has been in session since Wednesday. If you want to cut to the chase and find out who wins the whole damn thing, or maybe get a little action on either, console sports' leading simulations have you covered. Note: If you actually place real money wagers on sports because of video game outcomes, seek professional help. Betting, particularly money-line betting on a future outcome, is an activity known to the state of California to cause regret and sadness.NBA 2K17 checked in with its postseason simulation and man is it bo-ring: Golden State versus Cleveland for the third straight year. This time the Warriors Do Not Blow a 3-1 Lead and instead prevail in a seven-game series 4-3.More interesting is how everyone gets there: NBA 2K17 says all seeds 5 and lower lose in the first round of both conference playoffs. Tird-seed Houston nips San Antonio 4 games to 3 in the Western Conference semifinals before getting summarily crushed 4-1 by … [Read more...] about NBA 2K17 and NHL 17 simulate the playoffs. See who wins here.
Activision is gearing up for a new Call of Duty game announcement. The publisher's official Call of Duty site has changed overnight to reveal a new splash page detailing a forthcoming announcement on May 1. On the page, the headline "World Reveal" is displayed beneath the Call of Duty logo and is accompanied by a countdown timer. The tagline reveals the announcement will be made on May 1 during the NBA playoffs on TNT. Zooming out of the splash page, the site reveals 14 smaller windows, currently all blacked out with the word "Classified" over the top. However, clicking on each window reveals that different windows will be "unlocked" at different times over the coming week leading up to the May 1 announcement. Last week, a marketing poster from a retail source surfaced, hinting at an upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 reveal. The game has already been spotted on French and Spanish retailer websites, and an employee at a contract art studio listed work for Black Ops 2 on his … [Read more...] about New Call of Duty reveal coming May 1