The Line Drive for May 20

Posted May 20th, 2012 at 11:45 am

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

•No new deals ongoing but NCAA Football 13 for continues to be $45 (360PS3).
•EA Sports (solely as a gag) mocapped Eli Manning’s “sandwich celebration” from SNL.
•You can listen to the Madden NFL 13 theme song at ESPN.
•NHL 13 will have a collector’s edition going for $80.
•The NHL 13 cover vote is now into the second half of the quarterfinals.
•A new Nascar game has been announced.

Side-blogs on Google Plus tackling industry topics – add to a circle and +1 while there! Also results of any ‘quick polls’ held on Twitter and Facebook.

•On the way I’m approaching coverage for E3.
•On the Vita already being in dire straits.

•How big a deal would Real Time Physics (in your opinion) be to Madden?
Major (55%) – Minor (26%) – None (19%)

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

•DVD/Blu-ray for this week. Headlined by This Means War and Red Tails.
•Community Showrunner Ousted. Creator Dan Harmon fired by NBC.
•Anchorman 2 Teaser Poster. Just more to spark excitement about the coming sequel.
•Trailer for Revolution. New NBC series backed by J.J. Abrams.