The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didn’t necessarily warrant their own postings.
♦Make sure to get entries in for the MLB 14: The Show PS4 giveaway drawing this week!
♦Troy Daniels, the Rockets game three hero, is not even on the NBA 2K14 roster.
♦There will not be a demo offered for the PS4 version of MLB 14: The Show.
♦EA Sports was in scanning Seahawks player heads for Madden NFL 15.
♦Operation Sports looks at how online play has not improved for MLB 14: The Show.
♦Out of The Park 15 is now available on Steam and for a limited time for 10% off.
♦An attempt at a simulation baseball game for mobile devices is in development.
♦Developer blog takes a look at what has gone on during early release of The Golf Club.
♦Latest tutorial video demonstrates editing tee attributes in The Golf Club.
♦Polygon examines why arcade sports games have gone largely extinct.
♦SCEA posted images of controller skins to choose from w/MLB 14 Amazon pre-orders.
♦PES 2014 will be offered as a free PS+ game in May for PS3.
♦Game Informer posted an extensive wish list of improvements for NHL 15.
♦Business Week looks at the smartest and dumbest spending franchises in sports.
♦Check out a video of the best videobombs of the season put together by the NBA.
♦Amazon Instant Video will be adding HBO content for the Prime streaming service.
♦Not much, just Legend of Hercules and Labor Day, as DVD/Blu-ray releases this week.