The Line Drive for February 26
The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didnâ€™t necessarily warrant their own postings.
â™¦The Kings GM would not accept the DeMarcus Cousins deal in NBA 2K17 franchise.
â™¦Digital cover vote open selecting 11 players + managerÂ forÂ Out of the Park Baseball 18.
â™¦MLB The Show 17 is back available for pre-order on Amazon and 20% off with Prime.
â™¦New program with Offensive Position Heroes openedÂ in Madden NFL 17 Ultimate Team.
PRP: The first next Rocket League?
There has been a resurgence of creative sports game concepts thanks to independent developers over the last few years and the latest to break onto the scene is Disc Jam. Reminiscent of the 90's game Windjammers, and evoking natural comparisons to recent smash hit Rocket League, Disc Jam appears to have a great deal of potential based on reaction to the beta that just came to a close.
This episode of the Press Row Podcast also includes discussion on everything Diamond Dynasty mode for MLB ...
All the uniforms in MLB The Show 17
Among the most conspicuous of omissions in recent releases of MLB The Show have been all the uniform sets that fans would see see worn regularly during the season that were unfortunately missing in the games. Excuses for them not being included having ranged from particular sets not being found in the official MLB Style Guide to a limitation on the maximum number that could be assigned per team.
Whether it was a stronger drive to include more, or the scrapping of a PS3 version that may ha...
Madden NFL 17 added to the EA Access Vault
The second EA Sports game from 2016 has now reached the Vault in EA Access. Madden NFL 17 was added today making it available in full to all subscribers.
EA Access is currently exclusive to Xbox One with Sony declining to offer the service on PS4 despite its remarkable value. For $30 a year or $5 month-to-month, members get unlimited access to the back library of EA games on the console which in addition to Madden 17 now includes EA Sports UFC 2 and all earlier XB1 sports titles plus the ...
Old Time Hockey gets release date and price
V7 Entertainment today announced finalized plans for the release of the arcade throwback Old Time Hockey. The digital game will go out March 28 for both PlayStation 4 and PC through Steam with a price point of just $12. (more…)...
Another video features more miscellaneous additions for MLB The Show 17
Earlier this week a number of "little things" were described within a brief videoÂ for MLB The Show 17. Those items included more special crowd sections, expansion to Sounds of the Show, and three classic stadiums. Now a second video has been released that details even more additions and improvements that may have been overlooked otherwise.
Featured in this latest video is the hit variety, new timing feedback on pitcher meters, additional uniform sets, revamped create-a-player, Universal ...
Disc Jam archived gameplay live stream
Disc Jam's beta opened late last week and response to the game has been overwhelmingly positive, evoking natural comparisons to the immensely successful Rocket League and the 90's game Windjammers. With the beta ending in just a few days here's a look at gameplay from a live stream held with ThatSportsGamer that includes a late appearance from MillenniumOS.
Rocket League Hot Wheels DLC available now
The latest addition of premium content for Rocket League is the third to feature a licensed property. Two Hot Wheels cars are now available to purchase and follow rollouts with Back to the Future's DeLorean in late 2015 and the Batmobile from Batman v Superman in early 2016.
Bone Shaker and Twin Mill III are being sold for $2 and both include their own set of six exclusive decals. There are also new items that will be obtainable regardless of whether the cars are purchased. Featured among...