The Line Drive for August 17

Posted August 17th, 2014 at 1:45 pm


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

Make sure to get entries in for the Madden NFL 15 giveaway drawing this week!
Only a few days until Madden’s EA Access period and the company still refuses to comment on any mode or time restrictions the game may have over those days.
Through an app on Facebook all 32 team playbooks are viewable for Madden NFL 15.
Madden Mobile has been announced to release August 26 on iOS and Android.
EA Sports is continuing Season Ticket on 360/PS3 one more year for three games.
Check out the first screenshot for NBA 2K15 in the FB album.
Operation Sports hosted some hands-on impressions of NBA 2K15 from Gamescom.
The PC version of NBA 2K15 will be practically identical to the XB1/PS4 version.
July sales had FIFA 14 at #3, NBA 2K14 at #9, and EA UFC essentially already dead.
EA Sports released a blog going into more detail on Skills Trainer in Madden NFL 15.
EA Sports released a blog about small details of note from the latest NHL 15 trailer.
EA Sports released a blog going over Career mode for FIFA 15.
EA Sports released a blog detailing improvements to goalies in FIFA 15.
EA Sports released a blog about improvements to other modes in FIFA 15.
EA Sports released a blog going over team management for FIFA 15.
EA Sports released a blog with info on what’s new in Ultimate Team in FIFA 15.
EA Sports listed the new players to FIFA 15 Ultimate Team Legends exclusive to Xbox.
The demo for PES 2015 will be out September 17; the game will release November 11.
2K Sports revealed part of the roster for WWE 2K15.
More cars continue to be revealed for Forza Horizon 2.
Sony announced a new exclusive PS4 snowboarding game at Gamescom.
Microsoft announced the features and improvements for Xbox One’s September update.
Movie releases this week headlined by Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Winter Soldier.