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Considering how offended Doug Baldwin gets by being called average, one has to wonder how he'd react to Madden NFL 15's evaluation of the Seahawks wide receivers. They rate out one spot from the bottom of the league, even behind a team like the Chiefs that went a whole season without a receiver catching a single touchdown! Maybe they shouldn't be higher, but there's a number of teams then that are slightly or significantly overrated at the position.
Russell Wilson had the worst game of hi...
Retail Release for The Golf Club May Be Coming in Late April
It appears that GameFly may have leaked the planned upcoming retail release for The Golf Club on Xbox One and PS4. The website has "Golf Club Gold" listed for release on Tuesday, April 28. Maximum Family Games is cited as the publisher. Until now HB Studios has only floated the idea that they could take the game to retail without confirming it as a certainty.
A retail release wouldÂ represent a significant move in attempting to reach a widerÂ consumer base. The Golf Club went through a ho...
The Line Drive for January 25
The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didnâ€™t necessarily warrant their own postings.
â™¦Check out some of the recent articles I put together for Sporting News: Russell Wilson and the Madden "Clutch" Trait - How Madden Views Seahawks Receivers - New Fighters for EA Sports UFC - Licenses Acquired for Out of the Park Baseball
â™¦The Seahawks NFC Championship game-winnerÂ was recreated in Tecmo Bowl.
â™¦A new blog has gone out on the latest work b...
NBA 2K15 Week 13 Ratings Changes
Naturally the two teams that right now are the best in the league, Golden State and Atlanta, have benefited the most through recent roster updates for NBA 2K15. Klay Thompson's record-breaking performance last night has yet to be reflected in the ratings but will in the coming days.
All the player movement through trades and signings, rotations, and injuries have been taken care of in the rosters as well. Net gain over the period was 48 overall points, compared to the last check which was...
Madden NFL 15: Super Bowl Edition Offers Discount and Ultimate Team Bonuses
EA Sports today released a "Super Bowl Edition" of Madden NFL 15 as a digital download on Xbox One. The game is being offered for $24 to Xbox Gold subscribers and $60 to those without it. It'll be made available for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 on Tuesday, January 27.
The "Super Bowl Edition" is the standard Madden 15 but comes with $20 worth of Ultimate Team content. That includes 10 Pro Packs and a Super Bowl Pack that feature rookie versions of Joe Montana, Reggie White, and Michael...
Out of the Park Baseball Will Feature MLB.com and MiLB Licensing
Despite its popularity among a hardcore group of fans the management game Out of the Park Baseball - which has been a mainstay on PC and in recent years expanded to mobile - has struggled to break out sales wise beyond that dedicated and passionate group.
One reason for that could be chalked up to a lack of Major League Baseball licensing. While real player names could be used (similar to how fantasy baseball services can utilize them without a cost involved) there was no MLB branding, te...