The Line Drive for November 10

Posted November 10th, 2013 at 11:45 am


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

♦Next live Press Row Hangout will air on evening of PS4 release 11/15.
♦Amazon will have Buy 2, Get 1 Free on PS4 games officially Tuesday.
♦Make sure to vote in the elite eight of the Best of the Generation Tournament!
♦Here are the digital download/install sizes for the four next-gen sports games.
♦More screenshots have been added to the FB album for next-gen NBA 2K14.
♦The Sacramento Kings court has been updated in current-gen NBA 2K14.
♦2K Sports has launched a new mobile app that loosely ties in with NBA 2K14.
♦New developer blog post focuses on MyGM mode in next-gen NBA 2K14.
♦EA Sports released complete details on the entire soundtrack for NBA Live 14.
♦New developer blog post focuses on Live Season mode in NBA Live 14.
♦PS4 demo release for NBA Live 14 has been pushed back and now expected out 11/19.
♦A special Press Row Podcast welcomes in a producer for NBA Live 14.
♦A special Press Row Podcast welcomes in a producer for next-gen Madden NFL 25.
♦EA Sports released a new trailer outlining the vision for UFC.
♦EA Sports is holding a custom cover contest for UFC.
♦Cain Velasquez chose not to be involved in the EA Sports UFC cover vote.
♦A content update has arrived for Ultimate Team mode in Madden NFL 25.
♦All of the legends’ player ratings are out for the Xbox exclusive FIFA 14 Ultimate Team.
♦Need for Speed is moving under the EA Sports label going forward.
♦The official launch trailer for Forza 5 was released by Microsoft.
♦2K Sports may need to reconsider Damon Bruce’s involvement in the NBA 2K series.
♦A new Kickstarter campaign launched for a customizable arcade basketball game.
♦Details have been released on the $50 car pack for Forza 5.
♦A third roster update for NHL 14 altered more players on hot and cold streaks.
♦The new mobile game Football Heroes has released for iOS devices.
♦Baton Rouge mayor Kip Holden is not happy with EA Sports.
♦The big update to New Star Soccer for Android has arrived.
♦Class action status has only been partially granted in the Ed O’Bannon lawsuit.
♦Check out some of the radically different NBA uniforms that will be worn on Christmas Day.
♦Target has buy two, get one free on all video games including PS4 games beginning today.

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

DVD/Blu-ray Releases This Week. Headlined by Man of Steel and Dexter.
New Marvel TV Shows Coming to Netflix. Four characters will their get own series.
Star Wars: Episode VII Release Date Set. The J.J. Abrams film will be out 12/18/15.
Trailer for Lone Survivor. The based on a true story film releases January 10.
New Trailer for Robocop. The remake is due out in February.

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