The Line Drive for October 25

Posted October 25th, 2015 at 11:15 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 the latest content created for Sporting News and Hit The Pass:
     •Madden and NBA 2K say Peyton Manning would beat Dirk Nowitzki in a race
     •Da Czar teaches the Pick and Roll mechanic in NBA 2K16 (video)
     •Continue to send in your court/uniform designs from NBA 2K16
     •Will there ever be competition again in NFL gaming?
     •The Back to the Future DeLorean has traveled into Rocket League
NBA Live may have reached the end of the road (video)
How the postseason can be improved in MLB: The Show (video)
     •Hit The Pass Radio is now on iTunes and Stitcher on Android
     •More great video content coming – subscribe to HTP Youtube channel!

Four sports games (NBA 2K16, Madden 16, FIFA 16, NHL 16) landed in top 10 Sept sales.
FIFA 16 is still available for $40 on PS4 and $44 on Xbox One.
Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 can be had for $46 on Xbox One.
EA Sports has detailed the “Most Feared” Ultimate Team additions for Madden NFL 16.
MUT had a challenge on Saturday where you had to stop a giant Marshawn Lynch.
The first roster update to apply to all modes is finally coming this week for PES 2016.
An update to NBA 2K16 has fixed the issue of socks not appearing on players in MyCareer.
EA Sports provided some very basic info on the latest patch for NBA Live 16.
In addition to the DLC last week a new patch went out for Rocket League.
A major announcement set for Wednesday is being teased for Rocket League.
The full reveal has been made of all the cars found in the soon-to-release Need for Speed.
The last NCAA Football cover athlete discusses what losing the series has meant to him.
Sony listed out exhibitors and playable games appearing at the PlayStation Experience.
Blu-ray releases this week headlined by Southpaw, Pixels, and The Gift.