The Line Drive for July 5

Posted July 5th, 2015 at 12:15 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 written and videos recorded for Sporting News and Hit The Pass:
     •Taking a look at the impact free agents for NBA 2K16
     •NHL 94 won the best sports game of all-time tournament
     •Discussion on digital content being tied to pre-orders (Part OnePart Two)
     •How close to reality was the NBA 2K15 NBA Finals simulation?
     •HTP contributors & community discuss their first favorite sports game

Don’t miss the Amazon Prime deal on Madden NFL 15 – XB1 $45, PS4 $50.
There’s still time to get the Amazon Prime Rory McIlroy PGA Tour deal at $50.
EA Sports has answered more questions about NHL 16 on the official site.
New screenshots have been added to the FB album for NHL 16.
Latest developer blog goes over some team specific atmosphere for NHL 16.
2K Sports has been conducting full body scans on players for NBA 2K16.
New screenshots have been added to the FB album for NBA Live 16.
EA takes another look at the Frostbite Engine benefits for Rory McIlroy PGA Tour.
Developer blog looks at some of the presentation elements in Rory McIlroy PGA Tour.
Three months later and the Android version of RBI Baseball 15 has finally gone out.
Details on the new features coming to the updated Madden Mobile game in August.
Mutant Football League has a contest to get an offensive play design in the game.
The breakdown of money for claimants in the likeness lawsuit is now better defined.
No word from SCEA whether the new Home Run Derby rules will be put into MLB 15.