The Line Drive for November 22

Posted November 22nd, 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 the latest content created for Sporting News and Hit The Pass:
     •The top candidates to get the cover of MLB 16: The Show
     •Discussing the first feature news revealed for EA Sports UFC (video)
     •Was the choice of Ronda Rousey for the UFC cover an ill-advised one?
     •Ronda Rousey’s loss is also one for EA Sports and the UFC franchise
     •Jonah Lomu, rugby legend and dominant video game character, passed away
     •Hit The Pass Radio is now on iTunes and Stitcher on Android
     •More great video content coming – subscribe to HTP Youtube channel!

Look for a roundup of all the Black Friday deals to be posted Wednesday or Thursday.
New Madden Challenge kicked off utilizing the just added Ranked Draft Champions.
EA doesn’t plan to support the small market of VR initially comparing it to the Wii U.
EA Sports has detailed the Thanksgiving content for Madden NFL 16 Ultimate Team.
Details on the recently released second patch for the PC version of NBA 2K16.
The Sociable Soccer Kickstarter has provided info on game modes with a new update.
The first look at gameplay footage for Sociable Soccer is out to promote the Kickstarter.
Real Boxing 2 Creed is out on iOS and Android as the official game of the upcoming film.
Football Manager Mobile 2016 has released on iOS and Android for a pricey $9.
Maybe it’s because they’re playing too much FIFA that the Rockets are awful this season.
Kotaku wrote a piece on PR pressure and blacklisting – something I’m all too familiar with.
Another huge lawsuit has been filed against Daily Fantasy companies.
The NHL All-Star Game is changing to 3-on-3 with a big cash prize to the winners.