The Line Drive for August 12

Posted August 12th, 2012 at 11:30 am

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

•Make sure to get last minute entries in for the latest Madden NFL 13 giveaway.
•With promo credit Amazon selling Vita version of Madden NFL 13 essentially for $25.
•Check out the awesome NFL Game Rewind service for this year.
•Made an appearance on Da Czar’s radio show this week to talk outlook for NBA Live 13.
•In yet another sign of trouble EA Sports will not have NBA Live 13 at GamesCom.
•EA Sports discusses Martin Brodeur’s authentic mask in NHL 13 and lack of others.
•EA tweeted a shot of Dana White checking out work on EA Sports UFC.
•A look at a SNES prototype of an uncensored NBA Jam which may or may not be fake.
•WWE Wrestlefest achievements are out with XBLA/PSN release on August 29.

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

•DVD/Blu-ray This Week. Headlined by The Hunger Games, The Raid, Dexter, Community.
•Review: The Bourne Legacy. Decent move forward w/o Bourne but far less compelling.
•Trailer for Red Dawn. Remake of the 1984 film.
•Trailer for Zero Dark Thirty. The hunt for bin Laden.
•Joss Whedon Returning for Avengers 2. Will write and direct.
•New Trailer for This is 40. The spin-off/sequel to Knocked Up.