The Line Drive for January 1

Posted January 1st, 2017 at 12:00 pm


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

Summarized all the biggest sports gaming stories of 2016 for Sporting News.
Continue voting in all the various categories in the annual Community Awards.
Still to come: Best New Feature, Post-Release Support, New/Non-Yearly, and SGOTY.
The second Park After Dark event was another utter failure for NBA 2K17.
The NCAA Football 14 CFP semifinal sims got one of its upset picks right.
The NBA 2K17 All-Star Tournament competition through Pro-Am is now underway.
Evidence has been discovered of the dreaded “rubber-banding” in FIFA 17.
The PSN Holiday Sale with some solid deals only runs until morning of Jan. 3rd.
Amazon also has Madden PS4 for $30 and FIFA 17 PS4 $30 as digital deals.
Out of the Park Baseball 17 still on sale for just $10 but deal ends Monday.
Rocket League on Xbox One and PC digital is currently on sale for $12.
Only a few weeks old and Steep is already on sale for $40 on both Xbox One and PS4.
The deal for a one-time use 99 cent rental of any movie on Amazon is still available.