The Line Drive for May 26

Posted May 26th, 2019 at 8:00 pm

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

NBA 2K19 correctly predicted Warriors-Raptors Finals before the season began.
Legislation has been introduced to ban essentially all forms of in-game monetization.
New podcast coming this week will cover ramifications of such a law on the industry.
Amazon has Madden NFL 20 pre-orders with price guarantee listed for just $50.94.
Archived live stream on RPOs and Playbook improvements for Madden NFL 20.
More questions on that work done to gameplay in Madden NFL 20 are answered.
Details on the latest content added to Diamond Dynasty in MLB The Show 19.
Details on the new roster update with minimal ratings changes for MLB The Show 19.
NHL 19 managed to get one Stanley Cup participant right but whiffed big on the other.
Amazon has NBA 2K19 on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on sale for under $20.
Franchise Hockey Manager 5 is on sale for just $10 through the Stanley Cup Finals.
The Golf Club 2019 remains a free offering to XBL Gold subscribers on Xbox One.
Microsoft is offering three months of Xbox Game Pass for $1 to new subscribers.
Many backwards compatible games are currently heavily discounted for the Xbox One.
PlayStation store sale through 5/28 includes some sports games and digital content.
The big movie release this week is Captain Marvel making it to digital video.