The Line Drive for September 18
The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didnâ€™t necessarily warrant their own postings.
â™¦Madden NFL 17 right now isÂ $20 off on Amazon - $40 for standard or $60 for Deluxe.
â™¦Check out screenshots of every team's Color Rush uniform from Madden NFL 17.
â™¦EA Sports went into detail on how Color Rush will play a role in Ultimate Team.
â™¦Reviews on Sporting News: Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 - NHL 17
â™¦Look for reviews this week of Forza Horizon...
College teams with all-time great rosters now available to buy in NBA 2K17
The all-time teams for the 10 licensed universities found in NBA 2K17 can now be purchased with a bundle containing the full set for $15 or separately for $2 each. Get the teams through the respective console stores or online for PS4 here and XB1 here.
The colleges inÂ 2K17 are Arizona, Georgetown, Georgia Tech, Illinois, Kansas, Louisville, Michigan State, Oklahoma, UConn, and Wake Forest. Included are their uniforms and stadiums but the teams can only be used in Play Now games.
Press Row Podcast: The Sports Gaming Storm of 2016
Now in the midst of the busiest time of the year in sports gaming, Bryan Wiedey and Rich Grisham reflect on recent releases and those right around the corner. With limited time what games rise to the top and which fall by the wayside? Between Madden NFL 17, PES 2017, NBA 2K17, NHL 17, FIFA 17, and several racers â€“ Forza Horizon 3, Nascar Heat Evolution, F1 2016 â€“ thereâ€™s no choice but for a game to be great in order to compete in the current marketplace.
Check out the podcast throug...
Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 Review
Though it has yet to build much traction in North America the Pro Evolution Soccer series has been on the rise in terms of quality and it stands to reason that once that becomes more widely recognized by consumers sales could very well follow. PES 2017 released earlier this week and it's a fantastic game with only a few drawbacks and is currently the highest rated sports game on Metacritic since 2013 having topped last year's edition.
The gameplay is unmatched now that issues with goalkee...
Madden NFL 17 roster update details out of week one of the season
The roster update following week one is now available in Madden NFL 17. It includes some ratings changes and new players to rosters who were missing for the start of the season.
NotableÂ movers include Antonio Brown (+1 to 98), Aaron Rodgers (+1 to 97), Justin Houston (-1 to 96), A.J. Green (+1 to 94), Larry Fitzgerald (+1 to 92), Patrick Peterson (+1 to 92), Earl Thomas (-1 to 92), Drew Brees (+1 to 91), Brandon Graham (+1 to 91), Tamba Hali (-2 to 88), Matthew Stafford (+2 to 87), Josh ...
Madden NFL 17 has its commentary update from the first week of the regular season
The fifth commentary update for Madden NFL 17 went out today with the broadcast team of Brandon Gaudin and Charles Davis reflecting on the events that took place and storylines that emerged from the opening week of the season. Madden will be receiving these real-world commentary updates regularly throughout the year which apply to Play Now and Online games. The duo will also be recording additional audio for modes like Franchise and Ultimate Team.
First commentary update of the regular seas...
All the Color Rush uniforms have been added to Madden NFL 17
Well that was fast. After being unveiled by the NFL yesterday the Color Rush uniforms for all 32 teams have been added via patch this morning to Madden NFL 17. Take a look at all of them through screenshots from the game over at Sporting News.
The unis will be found in all modes of play including Play Now, Online, Franchise (they are available even for those started prior to the update) and soon in Ultimate Team.
Games can be played with color vs color and in Franchise all Thursday Nig...
The demo for FIFA 17 is out now
Now available on multiple platforms is the demo for FIFA 17 which features the opportunity to try out the brand new story mode and play regular matches with a selection of of 12 teams. Queue it up for download on PlayStation 4 here and Xbox One here. A demo for the game can also be tried out on PC, PS3, and 360.
Included is a "select experience" from The Journey while locked into Manchester United (you'll choose from any EPL club in full game). Kick-Off Matches featureÂ Manchester United,...