The Line Drive for May 21

Posted May 21st, 2017 at 2:00 pm


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

Last call for those who haven’t claimed the free VC/pack for NBA 2K17 w/Prime.
The Madden NFL 18 segment of the Press Row Podcast is now also on Youtube.
Madden NFL 18 is being called the “year of the user” by creative director Rex Dickson.
Addition of a new legend for MLB The Show 17 in early June has been confirmed.
Uproar in The Show community over intro of maxed created player to Diamond Dynasty.
Dennis Rodman is one of the new players that will be added soon to NBA Playgrounds.
Konami has posted extended descriptions of features/improvements for PES 2018.
The cover of NASCAR Heat 2 will go to Kyle Busch after winning a race on Saturday.
Game Informer has lots of details after a hands-on session with Nintendo’s ARMS.
Details on the latest update that went out for Out of the Park Baseball 18.
Rocket League has entered into a promotional partnership with WWE.
First trailer for Danger Zone the ‘Crash Mode’ game which releases May 30 for $13.
The launch of dedicated servers for Disc Jam has occurred and more improvements.
Microsoft’s sale on backwards compatible games for Xbox One ends tomorrow.
Big week for Blu-ray releases as headlined by Logan, Get Out, and The Great Wall.