The Line Drive for May 6

Posted May 6th, 2012 at 12:15 pm

The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, and updates that didn’t necessarily warrant their own postings.

•Current deals: Tiger 13 for $39/$43, MLB 12 Vita used for $23UFC Undisputed 3 for $40.
•Make sure to get any entries in for the Max Payne 3 giveaway.
•More from Kotaku on the philosophy behind NBA Live 13.
•Ultimate Team mode in Madden NFL 13 will include dynamically updating rookies.
•One of the worst ideas ever for a game will sell for $60 and include an actual basketball!
•The UFC 3 “Contenders Pack” once a retailer pre-order exclusive will be available on May 15.
•Check out the new football uniforms for Rutgers.
•E3 is now less than a month away. Make sure to follow on all the social networks for additional coverage and commentary: Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and Pastapadre on Instagram.

News and content that may have been missed from the last week around the site.

•Blu-ray/DVD Releases This Week. Headlined by Underworld and The Vow.
•The Avengers Shatters Box Office Record. Opening weekend brings in $200 million.
•New Trailer for The Dark Knight Rises. Heading for release on July 20.
•Trailer for End of Watch. Police drama starring Jake Gyllenhaal.
•Amazon Accepting Scripts. Will produce original content for streaming service.
•Trailer for The Expendables 2. Heading towards release on August 17.

  • Keith.

    Today is the day for EA’s new financials to be released and their conference call — can hardly wait.  In the meantime, looking over the new weekly vgchartz data for sports titles and I see:

    NBA2k12 (360) — 12th place (closing in on Madden 12’s numbers for the 360)

    The Show (PS3) — 14th place (nice showing!)

    MLB2k12 (360) — 25th place

    NBA2k12 (PS3) — 34th place  

    FIFA12 (PS3) — 49th place

    TW13 (360) — 50th place

    FIFA12 (360) — 60th place 

    TW13 (PS3) — 70th place

    Failing to place in the top 100 (again):  SSX, Fifa Street, Grand Slam 2.