The Line Drive for May 3

Posted May 3rd, 2015 at 11:30 am


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

Check out this week’s articles written for Sporting News:
     •NFL Draft selections make their way into Madden NFL 15
     •MLB 15: The Show will let you play BAL-CWS with no crowd
     •Jameis Winston added to Madden NFL 15 as free MUT card
Recorded video of an Orioles vs White Sox inning in MLB 15: The Show with no crowd.
Probably not worth buying but a new pack of cards is available in MLB 15 through today.
The Houston Astros have been referring to data in The Show for scouting purposes.
More price range adjustments have been made to players in FIFA 15 Ultimate Team.
The launch of Team of the Season for FUT has been pushed back.
EA Sports slyly decided to promote a new Joe Montana Madden 15 Ultimate Team card.
Latest dev blog discusses the retail release and patch progress for The Golf Club.
The overpriced RBI Baseball 15 is now available for PC on Steam in addition to PS4/XB1.
EA Sports has released details on the latest roster update to go out for NBA Live 15.
Apparently a push is being made to acquire more licenses for Pro Evolution Soccer 2016.
Konami leaving console gaming creates uncertainty around franchises including PES.
Don’t miss the brand new episode of NBA Y2K.
A Tour de France game has been announced for release in June on PS4/XB1/PS3/PC.
Some new features are being teased for the upcoming Franchise Hockey Manager 2.
Check out the new black alternate uniforms for the 49ers that have been widely panned.
Here are Sony’s free PlayStation Plus games for the month of May.
Here are Microsoft’s free Xbox Live Gold games for the month of May.
Get this highly rated dual PS4 controller charging station on sale for $16.
Blu-ray releases this week headlined by Fifty Shades of Grey and Selma.