The Line Drive for August 26

Posted August 26th, 2012 at 12:45 pm

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

•Time is running out on the Amazon deal w/$15 promo credit for Madden NFL 13 (360PS3).
•Check out the awesome NFL Game Rewind service for this season.
•Offer on MLB.TV for just $10 for the rest of the season runs through Monday.
•With Madden 13, FIFA 13, and NBA 2K13 using Kinect a big price drop was timely.
•NHL 13 gameplay footage of the Winter Classic from a recent livestream.
•The website for Connected Careers in Madden NFL 13 has launched w/limited functionality.
•Kotaku shows off a game of Madden NFL 13 where players aren’t wearing facemasks.
•President Obama doesn’t appear in Madden NFL 13 but will in NBA 2K13.
•EA Sports expects that women will eventually make it into the FIFA series.

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

DVD/Blu-ray for This Week. Headlined by Battleship and a bunch of great TV shows.
The Walking Dead Season 2 Blu-ray. On sale for just $30 – comes out on Tuesday.
Uncharted Film Gets National Treasure Writers. Loses director in the meantime.
The Office Coming to an End. Its upcoming ninth season will be its last.