The Line Drive for August 7

Posted August 7th, 2016 at 1:30 pm


The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didn’t necessarily warrant their own postings.

Make sure to get your entries in for the latest giveaway of a Madden NFL 17 copy!
Winners and losers from a wider analysis of player ratings in Madden NFL 17.
Breaking out the top rated teams by Overall, Offense, Defense in Madden NFL 17.
New high-level tiers have been added to Captain Stores in MLB The Show 16.
Pre-orders of NBA 2K17 are 20% off for Amazon Prime members including the $100 edition.
Pre-orders of Madden NFL 17 are live and 20% off for Amazon Prime members.
Pre-orders of FIFA 17 are live and 20% off to Amazon Prime members.
Brand new bundle now available for pre-order of 1TB Xbox One S with Madden NFL 17.
Less than six weeks until NBA 2K17 releases but still very little is known about the game.
Ultimate Team will be replacing “Styles” with a “Chemistry” system in Madden NFL 17.
New ratings hub introduced for Madden NFL 17 including the formula behind Overall Rating.
EA Sports offers a look at how player likenesses are created for the Madden NFL series.
EA Sports announced the latest marketing partnership for FIFA series with Bayern Munich.
EA Sports has added some new globally-themed content to NBA Live Mobile.
The potential damages from the tattoo lawsuit against Take Two/NBA 2K have been limited.
The PC version of PES 2017 will sadly continue to be based on the 360/PS3 versions.
The popular mobile game Motorsport Manager will now be coming to PC in September.
Details on the latest game update to have gone out for Out of the Park Baseball 17.
Blu-ray releases this week headlined by 11.22.63 and Supergirl S1.