The Line Drive for June 17

Posted June 17th, 2012 at 12:30 pm

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

•Entries being accepted in the giveaway until tomorrow morning!
•Only real current deal is MLB 12: The Show for $40.
•THQ vows that a patch is still coming for UFC Undisputed 3.
•EA plans to antagonize consumers with another “making of” NCAA show.
•Kotaku’s preview of Connected Careers mode in Madden NFL 13.
•Video features discussion about scouting in Connected Careers mode.
•Here’s the clip of Madden NFL 13’s appearance on Jimmy Fallon.
•Some actual gameplay footage of NHL 13 has emerged out of E3.
•EA Sports used FIFA to debut the Vancouver Whitecaps’ new kit.
•Konami claims EA Sports just steals ideas from PES for FIFA.
•Some details on the “Playmaker Engine” being instituted in NBA Live 13.

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 how sports games fared in G4’s top 100 games of all-time list.
•On the terribly weak month of May for video game sales.