The Line Drive for August 9

Posted August 9th, 2015 at 11:00 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 articles written and videos recorded for Sporting News and Hit The Pass:
     •Kicked off the first of many giveaways to come with one for Madden NFL 16
     •A look into the development of an indie sports game with Super Mega Baseball
     •Which console is the best option now for the sports fan (video) 
     •Impressions of the NHL 16 EASHL beta (video)
     •Vote for your favorite sports gaming highlight and submit your own!
     •AFC team ratings and key player ratings for Madden NFL 16

Madden NFL 16 is still available for just $50 to Amazon Prime members.
FIFA 16 is still available for $55 to Amazon Prime members.
The first screenshots have been added to the FB album for NBA 2K16.
Stephen Curry will have his mouthguard prominently featured in NBA 2K16.
Gamescom came and went without the promised news NBA Live 16’s new online mode.
New screenshots have been added to the FB album for NBA Live 16.
Pre-order Super Mega Baseball for Xbox One and get 15% off the $20 price.
New country flags are coming in the next patch for Rocket League.
New car pack is available for free until Tuesday for Forza Horizon 2.
The full list of legends for FIFA 16 Ultimate Team (XB1/360) have been revealed.
EA Sports detailed improvements made to the user interface for FIFA 16 Ultimate Team.
Information on the new version of FIFA for mobile devices out September 22.