The Line Drive for May 1

Posted May 1st, 2016 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.

Grades handed out for all the first round NFL Draft selections with Madden 17 in mind.
Check out the ratings for all 31 first round picks now found in Madden 16 Ultimate Team.
The new basketball mode has made for yet another great addition to Rocket League.
Repping NHL and World Cup teams are eight players in a battle for the cover of NHL 17.
Franchise Hockey Manager 2 has simulated the remainder of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
MLB The Show 16 server update resolved an exploit to avoid losses in Battle Royale.
Details on the fourth patch to have gone out for Out of the Park Baseball 17.
Complete details on the latest patch to have gone out for Rocket League.
TecmoBowlers looks at why 1996’s Tecmo Super Bowl ended up killing the franchise.
An open beta is coming May 5th for the PC racer Forza Motorsport: Apex.
New features including competitive multiplayer have been added to Need for Speed.
EA Sports UFC 2 remains at $40 for both Xbox One and PS4 through Amazon.
Amazon Prime members can still pre-order either edition of NBA 2K17 for 20% off.
Blu-ray releases this week led by The 5th Wave and Independence Day 20th Aniv Ed.