The Line Drive for January 11

Posted January 11th, 2015 at 2:00 pm


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

Still can get votes in for the following Pastapadre Community Awards with winners announced early this coming week: Best Sports Game of 2014Best New or Non-Yearly Sports GameBest Mobile GameBest New FeatureMost Disappointing Sports Game
Make sure to check out the articles I wrote for Sporting News this last week.
A minor patch for The Golf Club is out for PC and will be soon for PS4/XB1.
Metalhead Software is beginning to work on a patch for Super Mega Baseball.
The digital-only “Holiday Edition” of FIFA 15 is on sale for $30 on Xbox One.
Night Train Lane and Steve Smith are new legends for Madden Ultimate Team.
EA instituted changes to MUT and then reverted back to the original settings.
EA listed the top 20 player transfers that have occurred in FIFA Ultimate Team.
New tutorial video goes over basic and advanced defending in FIFA 15.
A first look at new LA Galaxy member Steven Gerrard through FIFA 15.
EA finally released a roster update for NBA Live 15 that includes recent trades.
The latest Press Row Podcast features discussion on old-school baseball games.
The latest episode of Breaking Madden is another classic.
Check out the jerseys that’ll be worn in the upcoming NHL All-Star game.
Sony released details on a subscription service with PlayStation Now.
SlingTV service is coming to the Xbox One for $20 a month.
Marvel released the first trailer for Ant-Man due out July 17.
Blu-ray releases this week headlined by Gone Girl and Boardwalk Empire S5.