The Line Drive for January 14

Posted January 14th, 2018 at 11:15 am

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

New eSports league has been formed involving MLS teams and EA Sports FIFA.
Into final days to vote for Best Sports Game of 2017 and other categories!
The Nike City Edition jerseys for the New York Knicks were added to NBA 2K18.
The City jerseys along with alternate court were also added for the Toronto Raptors.
Madden NFL 18 was nominated for a Writers Guild Award for Longshot story mode.
Madden NFL 18 was the most downloaded sports game on PlayStation 4 in December.
Tim Kitzrow hoping Microsoft will help resurrect original NBA Jam for 25th anniversary.
Those who played EA Sports UFC or UFC 2 will get Bruce Lee as bonus with UFC 3.
Joe Rogan didn’t record any new commentary for EA Sports UFC 3.
First look at gameplay from AO Tennis was streamed by someone w/early copy.
Nintendo announced Mario Tennis Aces for Switch with release set for this spring.
NASCAR Heat Mobile will be getting a refresh for the new season in early March.
Fire Pro Wrestling World will be getting a story mode added into the game.
Rocket League letting fans vote on the new song that will become the menu music.
Blu-ray releases this week headlined by Blade Runner 2049 and Happy Death Day.