The Line Drive 8/14

Posted August 14th, 2011 at 12:15 pm

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

•NHL 12 blog goes over how legends will be integrated in different modes.
•Copies of Madden NFL 12 are already in the wild (celebs, select media).
•The Charlotte airport EA Sports store has officially opened.
•The WWE 12 roster has been announced with 14 slots left presumably for DLC.
•New screenshots NBA 2K12, FIFA 12, and NBA Jam in the gallery and FB albums.

Results of ‘Quick Polls’ posed on Twitter last week.

Does the addition of nine legends to NHL 12 make you more interested in buying the game?
Yes (12%) – No (88%)

Will Tiger Woods 13 be the last year EA Sports uses Tiger Woods to headline their golf game?
Yes (62%) – No (38%)

The Madden 12 demo vs expectations.
Exceeds (24%) – Meets (55%) – Fails (21%)

News and content that may have been missed from the last week around the site.

•Review: 30 Minutes or Less. One of the most well-rounded comedies this year.
•DVD/Blu-ray releases for upcoming week. Headlined by Priest and The Conspirator.
•Austin Powers 4 is Coming. Mike Myers signs to resurrect the franchise dormant since 2002.
•Trailer for A Very Harold and Kumar Christmas. Will release on November 4th.
•Trailer for The Sitter. R rated comedy stars Jonah Hill.