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  • The Line Drive for March 20
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    Posted March 20th, 2016 at 11:30 am 3 Comments »
    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 giveaway of MLB The Show 16! ♦The return of college sports games could hinge on a Supreme Court decision. ♦How MLB The Show 16's top rated players differ from last year's game. ♦EA Sports UFC 2 Review - a much needed improvement over the first game. ♦Nine famous former minor leaguers players found in Out of the ...
  • Press Row Podcast: EA Sports UFC 2 Review Roundtable
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    Posted March 18th, 2016 at 1:30 pm 11 Comments »
    EA Sports UFC 2 is undeniably a stronger product than the company’s first two efforts at the sport of MMA that released in 2010 and 2014. From the Knockout Physics System and KO Mode to new controls for transitions and the introduction of Ultimate Team there’s a lot there to be evaluated. While much of what has been done is positive there’s also submissions proving to be a non-factor and a disappointing Career Mode to consider. How does the product stand on its own, and could this b...
  • MLB The Show 16 Giveaway
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    Posted March 16th, 2016 at 1:30 pm 46 Comments »
    Thanks to all those that entered. The winner has been contacted through email. The biggest sports gaming release for the first half of the year is nearly here with MLB The Show 16's arrival now under two weeks away. The site giveaways return to celebrate that with the winner receiving a copy of the game on PlayStation 4. Look for a second giveaway of the game coming within the next week through the Hit The Pass Twitter account as well. There are several ways to qualify and each one c...
  • The Line Drive for March 13
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    Posted March 13th, 2016 at 12:15 pm 4 Comments »
    The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didn’t necessarily warrant their own postings. ♦The top ranked players broken out by specific skills in Out of the Park Baseball 17. ♦The highest rated players broken down by position in MLB The Show 16. ♦Giants and Raiders, Browns and Broncos - early winners and losers for Madden NFL 17. ♦Casey Powell Lacrosse 16 (review) introduces the sport to a new gaming generation. ♦EA Sports UFC 2's ne...
  • Press Row Podcast: Legends of the Past and Present
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    Posted March 7th, 2016 at 9:45 am 2 Comments »
    The latest episode of the Press Row Podcast welcomes in some guests from two of the most prestigious sports video games franchises being made today. First up it's an interview with gameplay director Mike Wang and gameplay producer Scott O'Gallagher from NBA 2K to discuss the challenge of fitting Stephen Curry into the simulation basketball franchise. How does shooting system currently in place in NBA 2K16 work, what are its limitations, and are there plans being made to give him additio...
  • The Line Drive for March 6
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    Posted March 6th, 2016 at 11:15 am 3 Comments »
    The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didn’t necessarily warrant their own postings. ♦Developers face the difficult task of properly representing Steph Curry in sim games. ♦New podcast tomorrow includes an interview with NBA 2K devs about Steph Curry. ♦NBA 2K16 has opened the debate on the best season ever - Curry or Michael Jordan? ♦With Conor McGregor's loss the EA Sports UFC cover curse is now 4-for-4. ♦A look at the top rated...
  • The Line Drive for February 28
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    Posted February 28th, 2016 at 12:30 pm 1 Comment »
    The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didn’t necessarily warrant their own postings. ♦Check out Jose Bautista's epic bat flip as seen in MLB The Show 16. ♦Review: NBA Live Mobile is the best thing NBA Live since 2009. ♦The roster for EA Sports UFC 2 features over 250 fighters. ♦17 of the 30 new legends for MLB The Show 16 are now known. ♦EA Sports UFC 2's new Knockout Mode could be a big attraction for the game. ♦Steph Curry s...
  • Press Row Podcast: Countdown to Baseball
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    Posted February 27th, 2016 at 9:30 am 6 Comments »
    The latest episode of the Press Row Podcast goes over all the recent information on MLB The Show 16. Everything from gameplay to presentation to Diamond Dynasty are covered. Other topics include the lawsuit against Take Two over tattoos in NBA 2K, the UEFA Euro content coming to PES 2016, and impressions of the new NBA Live Mobile game. Check out the podcast through iTunes for iOS, on Android with the Stitcher app, or with Pocket Casts on iOS, Android, and Windows. Subscribe and revi...
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