The Line Drive 12/12

Posted December 12th, 2010 at 1:30 pm

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

•Make sure to vote in the end of year polls which will be running for another week plus.
•The first three screenshots for SSX: Deadly Descents can be found in the gallery.
Chrome Web Store launched for the Google Chrome browser which allows for games (already available) such as Tiger Woods PGA Tour Online and Madden NFL Superstars to be played within the browser.
•USA Today recaps a recent visit of John Madden with members of the Madden 12 dev team. Three potential improvements to the game mentioned are better implementation of screen passes, better defensive replays, and calling two plays at once.
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News and content that may have been missed from the last week around the site.

Review: The Tourist. Mildly enjoyable because of the leads but not great.
Trailer for Thor. First official trailer for the comic-adaptation.
Trailer for Real Steel. Futuristic robot boxing action.
Trailer for Transformers 3. Teaser with moon landing footage.
Trailer for I Am Number Four. Based on the popular sci-fi novel.
Netflix Increases ABC Streaming. More programming from ABC networks.
The Walking Dead Finale Ratings. Sets season high in ratings plus DVD plans.
FX Cancels Terriers. Best new show of the year won’t get a second season.