The Line Drive for June 14

Posted June 14th, 2015 at 12:00 pm


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

Check out articles of interest written on Sporting News and Hit The Pass:
     •A look at E3’s past for sports games and what to expect this week
     •Russell Westbrook named cover athlete for NBA Live 16
     •Why do hitters in baseball games overperform or underperform ratings?
     •First sports gaming highlights of the week rundown

Watch all the E3 press conferences and chat with us tomorrow on the Hit The Pass Twitch!
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EA Sports has continued answering questions related to NHL 16 on the official site.
Some minor improvements were made through a third patch for MLB 15: The Show.
EA Sports posted a short video teasing the online play in Rory McIlroy PGA Tour.
The mobile version of EA Sports UFC has added 7 women fighters to the roster.
Added the first screenshots for Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 to the FB album.
A new mobile game for iOS and Android called PES Club Manager has released.
Developer blog for The Golf Club discusses DLC out for XB1 but continued PS4 delays.
A new PC football game Axis Football 2015 will release next month for PC on Steam.
Youtube is launching Youtube Gaming as a competitor to Twitch this summer.
Marshawn Lynch has a role in the upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops III.
Microsoft and Oculus Rift announced their partnership and how they’ll interact.
Nike will be taking over uniforms and apparel for the NBA in 2017.
The Amazon Fire TV Stick is on sale today for $34.
Blu-ray releases this week headlined by Chappie and Run All Night.