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  • The Line Drive for May 19
    Posted May 19th, 2019 at 9:15 am No Comments »
    The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didn’t necessarily warrant their own postings. ♦The NCAA is forming a group to explore compensation for names and likenesses. ♦While it could that realistically is unlikely to lead to the return of NCAA Football. ♦Developer blog details additions and improvements for MUT in Madden NFL 20. ♦Archived dev stream going over what's new for Ultimate Team in Madden NFL 20. ♦Closed beta being run for M...
  • The Golf Club 2019 now free with Gold sub on Xbox One
    Posted May 15th, 2019 at 6:30 am No Comments »
    Subscribers to Xbox Live Gold can now get The Golf Club 2019 Featuring PGA Tour for free on Xbox One. The game is part of the Games with Gold promotion which offers up a handful of titles every month. The Golf Club 2019 is available to download by June 15 to keep for good as long as the Gold membership remains active. The third game in the series is the first to feature PGA Tour licensing with a Career Mode and seven real-life courses to go with the endless number of created courses. 2K S...
  • Latest patch for MLB The Show 19 works on fielding, hitting, framerate
    Posted May 14th, 2019 at 9:00 am No Comments »
    MLB The Show 19 has received a handful of patches that were put out to quickly address issues with the game identified following its launch in late March. Yet another update has gone live and it tackles more areas of concern and takes into account for the first time some consumer feedback about how the game is playing. Some critical changes are being made to fielding and hitting while for the first time the framerate problems being experienced by many have been acknowledged. (more&hellip...
  • The Line Drive for May 12
    Posted May 12th, 2019 at 6:00 pm No Comments »
    The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didn’t necessarily warrant their own postings. ♦New legislation being introduced would bring an end to microtransactions in video games. ♦Archived developer stream going over various gameplay improvements for Madden NFL 20. ♦A look at the new signature animations for Drew Brees and Aaron Rodgers in Madden NFL 20. ♦Full look at the Zone and Superstar Abilities for Patrick Mahomes in Madden NFL 20. ...
  • More on Madden NFL 20’s Superstar Abilities and various gameplay improvements
    Posted May 9th, 2019 at 8:00 pm No Comments »
    Madden NFL 20 recently kicked off its promotional cycle with the reveal of its new Career Mode and also the introduction of a new element to gameplay intended to better differentiate the superstars of the league from everyone else. That's the biggest gameplay-specific initiative, at least on the surface and in terms of marketing, known as 'Superstar X-Factors.' The just-released developer blog is comprehensive on how these special abilities are distributed, how they play a role in Franchi...
  • EA Access finally confirmed coming to PlayStation 4
    Posted May 7th, 2019 at 8:45 pm No Comments »
    Nearly five years after launching on Xbox One EA Access will make its way onto PlayStation 4 this July. The subscription service, which has helped to pave the way for others since, became a hit in that time and for some even became the edge making Xbox One their preferred console of choice. Sony has all along blocked EA Access from being available on PS4 due to what they claimed wasn't good value for their consumers when it was instead obvious they were just trying to protect their own subsc...
  • The Line Drive for May 5
    Posted May 5th, 2019 at 9:30 am No Comments »
    The Line Drive is a weekly collection of news, links, deal alerts, and updates that didn’t necessarily warrant their own postings. ♦The first archived live stream for Madden NFL 20 all about Career and Franchise modes. ♦Recap of info on the two modes including screenshots released from Madden NFL 20. ♦This week's developer live stream for Madden NFL 20 will focus on the Superstar Abilities. ♦All the ratings changes from this week's roster update in MLB The Show 19. ♦Details on...
  • More details on Madden NFL 20’s Franchise and Career Modes
    Posted May 2nd, 2019 at 4:00 pm No Comments »
    Last week EA Sports kicked off the promotional cycle for Madden NFL 20 with announcements focused on Patrick Mahomes and a rebooted Career Mode that includes a college football element. Now they've followed up with far more detail on what to expect out of Face of the Franchise: QB1 along with additions and improvements made to Franchise Mode. (more…)...