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  • The Line Drive for September 27
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    Posted September 27th, 2020 at 11:15 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. ♦Latest big issue for NBA 2K21 are modded controllers guaranteeing green releases. ♦Patch that affects gameplay and adds new abilities went out for Madden NFL 21. ♦That introduced a pass-catching bug that had to be fixed in a follow-up patch. ♦Details on roster update following week two with ratings changes in Madden NFL 21. ♦Changes that have bee...
  • Cross-Platform Online Leagues coming to Super Mega Baseball 3
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    Posted September 23rd, 2020 at 9:00 am No Comments »
    Among the best sports games of 2020 is Super Mega Baseball 3 and it's about to get a new feature with immense potential. A free update on September 29 will introduce Online Leagues which notably can involve users from all different platforms. That means it won't matter whether someone owns the game on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch or PC as everyone will be able to play together in a league. (more…)...
  • NBA 2K21 patch addresses shooting and more
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    Posted September 14th, 2020 at 9:45 am No Comments »
    2K Sports has just rolled out a major patch for NBA 2K21 that addresses community feedback across various modes in the game as well as gameplay. Most notable are the dramatic changes made to shooting which have been roundly rejected by consumers and a fix to 2K Share which had not worked at all since release. Putting in a mechanic that changes maybe the most fundamental element of a basketball game without actually telling players about it or how to use it was a huge unforced error on the...
  • The Line Drive for September 13
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    Posted September 13th, 2020 at 3:30 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. ♦Patch details with some minor fixes and content adds for Madden NFL 21. ♦Patch details fixing some uniform and stat issues for Madden NFL 21. ♦First roster update primarily handling transactions went live in Madden 21. ♦Amazon selling the deluxe edition of Madden NFL 21 for $17 off launch price. ♦Gameplay patch addressing community feedback in the...
  • Press Row Podcast: NBA 2K21 Shooting Woes and Madden NFL 21 News
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    Posted September 9th, 2020 at 9:45 am No Comments »
    Despite the current NBA season still ongoing and the next one several months away from tipping off NBA 2K21 has just released and to the lowest review scores in series' history. But it's the changes that have been made to shooting that have caused the biggest disruption. What's been done, why it was messed with in the first place, and how it can be fixed are all discussed on this episode of the Press Row Podcast. Rich, Pastapadre, and Mills also go over the latest patch news for Madden NF...
  • The Line Drive for September 7
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    Posted September 7th, 2020 at 3:15 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. ♦NBA 2K21 is now the lowest rated in series' history with a current 67 Metacritic score. ♦Adjustments are being made to shooting in NBA 2K21 after changes led to poor results. ♦Even the cover athlete has been confounded by the shooting as it stands in NBA 2K21. ♦The mobile companion app is out for iOS and Android devices for NBA 2K21. ♦The first pa...
  • Details on a third patch coming down the line for Madden NFL 21
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    Posted August 31st, 2020 at 4:45 pm No Comments »
    With the chatter around Madden NFL 21 the most negative in series' history EA Sports has provided details on an upcoming patch a full week and a half in advance of its targeted Sept. 10 release, with some intent likely about altering the discussion taking place. A pair of patches already tackled some of the early technical issues but much still remains on the table to be handled. This next one will not deliver promised new Franchise Mode features with the publisher now teasing info on pla...
  • Madden NFL 21 Review
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    Posted August 28th, 2020 at 12:00 pm No Comments »
    Between the ongoing pandemic and impending transition to new consoles Madden NFL 21 and other sports games this fall will have faced unprecedented challenges. Some of what that could mean has already been demonstrated with the release of Madden 21 which has stumbled out of the gate to the worst reviews in the 32 year history of the series. (more…)...