The Line Drive for August 6

Posted August 6th, 2017 at 10:30 am


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

Here’s the full spreadsheet with all the player ratings in Madden NFL 18
Closer look by position: QB – RB – WR/TE – DE/DTCB/SILB/OLB
Image shows the new offensive formations added for Madden NFL 18.
Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball are the highest rated NBA 2K rookies since 2010.
8.5 million copies of NBA 2K17 have shipped – the most ever for the series.
NHL Threes trailer shows off the use of mascots in NHL 18’s new arcade mode.
16 legends from the past are getting the spotlight in FIFA 18 Ultimate Team.
Developer blog goes into team styles and positioning for FIFA 18 gameplay.
New trailers spotlight Argentina and Chile for Pro Evolution Soccer 2018.
Konami has specified the system requirements needed for PES 2018 on PC.
Details on the latest patch to have gone out for MLB The Show 17.
Two new legend programs were rolled out in MLB 17 Diamond Dynasty.
Expansion to the inventory trade-in system is now live in Rocket League.
Gameplay footage from Eldora Speedway was released for NASCAR Heat 2.
The NBA Live 18 companion app for iOS and Android is available now.

  • Keith.

    Love what the PS4 Pro patch did for SuperHot VR — makes everything just a little bit cleaner and improved upon what already is an otherwise great game.

    Also played a lot more of Infinite Minigolf, Tiny Trax and Archangel on PSVR yesterday, and continue to love all of ’em. Hope to finish Archangel, SuperHot and/or Farpoint before Paranormal Activity drops next week.

  • Jeff

    nba 2k17 is 8.5 shipped to retailers or copies actually sold?

    • Take Two reported it as their “shipped” number.

  • Its crazy to me that Microsoft has yet to open pre orders for the Xbox one X. The console comes out in November. That is not enough time to properly advertise and sell the thing to people on the fence about it.