The Line Drive for September 30

Posted September 30th, 2018 at 9:30 am

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

Reviewing the two great options for soccer fans with FIFA 19 and PES 2019.
A look at how Metacritic scores have trended for annual sports games this gen.
Forza Horizon 4 has opened with spectacular reviews standing at 92 on Metacritic.
The lawsuit against 2K Sports/Take Two over tattoos in NBA 2K is still alive.
Developer video goes over the defensive controls to know for NBA 2K19.
Details on the latest patch to have gone out for NBA Live 19.
Details on the latest patch to have gone out for Pro Evolution Soccer 2019.
Konami extended the marketing partnership with Arsenal for Pro Evolution Soccer.
A new stadium will soon be added in an update for Super Mega Baseball 2.
The upcoming SMB2 patch will see Pennant Race mode get several improvements.
Details on the latest Diamond Dynasty content for MLB The Show 18.
Franchise Hockey Manager 5 was officially revealed for PC release on October 5th.
The New Japan collaboration update for Fire Pro Wrestling World arrived on PC.
Laser League will be one of the free PlayStation Plus games offered for October.
Amazon has a deal on Madden NFL 19 for $40 for the Xbox One.
The Press Row Podcast can now be found among the featured podcasts on Spotify.
Sony finally relented and will start allowing cross-play with the PlayStation 4.
Blu-ray releases include Sicario 2 and instant video Ant-Man and the Wasp.