The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didn’t necessarily warrant their own postings.
•Last chance to vote for the 2012 Pastapadre Community Choice Awards!
•Latest giveaway is for Madden NFL 13 on PS3 being held on the FB page.
•Madden developer Clint Oldenburg explains what the strength rating does for lineman.
•EA Sports is shutting down online servers for some old games including NBA Live 10.
•THQ’s attempt to declare bankruptcy and sell to Clearlake is being contested.
•AbleGamers awarded FIFA 13 with being the most accessible mainstream game of 2012.
•Avatar Football has released on XBLA for $3.
•Microsoft has already posted a countdown to E3 and presumably the next Xbox reveal.
•Alabama is getting enhanced Nike uniforms for the BCS title game.
News and content that may have been missed from the last week around the site.
•DVD/Blu-ray Releases This Week. Headlined by Dredd and Frankenweenie.
•Trailer for A Good Day to Die Hard. The fifth Die Hard film releases next month.
•Trailer for Evil Dead. The remake of the 1981 cult classic.
•Trailer for Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters. Opens later this month.