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  • The Line Drive for November 4
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    Posted November 4th, 2018 at 7:45 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. ♦Grading all the impactful NFL trade deadline deals through Madden NFL 19. ♦Free agent Bryce Harper has been chosen as the marketing face of MLB The Show 19. ♦Early season standouts & disappointments recognized with NBA 2K19 ratings changes. ♦FIFA 19 is available for just $29 currently through both Amazon and Walmart. ♦Amazon has the Xbox One ...
  • EA Sports UFC 3 has been added to EA Access Vault on Xbox One
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    Posted November 2nd, 2018 at 1:15 pm No Comments »
    EA Sports UFC 3 has now made its way into the EA Access Vault on Xbox One after initially having released to retail back in February. UFC 3 becomes the first sports game from this year to reach the Vault, joining all those from past years including the crop of late 2017 games that are available in full to subscribers. EA Access is currently exclusive to Xbox One with Sony declining to offer the service on PS4 despite its remarkable value. Origin Access is also now found on PC with a highe...
  • Press Row Podcast: Nearing a Milestone
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    Posted November 2nd, 2018 at 9:00 am No Comments »
    As the Press Row Podcast approaches its 300th episode there's some reflection on its beginnings back in 2012. Discussion then turns to whether the sports games this year have proven to be boring or compelling, drilling into Forza Horizon 4 and Pro Evolution Soccer 2019, and whether any are worth purchasing day one given how quickly they now drop in price. Check out the podcast through iTunes for iOS, on Android with the Stitcher app, or with Pocket Casts on iOS, Android, and Windows....
  • Madden NFL 19 roster update details following week eight of the season
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    Posted November 1st, 2018 at 6:30 pm No Comments »
    The roster update for Madden NFL 19 featuring ratings changes based on regular season performance through eight weeks has gone live to download all systems. The update includes the trade deadline deals that were headlined by Golden Tate to the Eagles, DeMaryius Thomas to the Texans, and Ha Ha Clinton-Dix to the Redskins. Notables on the move in ratings this week include Todd Gurley (+1 to 95), Michael Thomas (+1 to 94), Drew Brees (-1 to 93), A.J. Green (-1 to 93), Kareem Hunt (+2 to 92),...
  • Roster update delivers first ratings changes of the season for NBA 2K19
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    Posted October 31st, 2018 at 6:45 am No Comments »
    2K Sports has released the first roster update reflecting player performance for NBA 2K19 just over two weeks into the season. Early standouts like Kemba Walker, Zach LaVine, Nikola Jokic, Damian Lillard, and Stephen Curry has been rewarded for their hot starts. On the other end of things the likes of Kyrie Irving, Karl-Anthony Towns, and Draymond Green have been dropped. Notables the rise in the update are Steph Curry (+1 to 96), Damian Lillard (+2 to 92), Nikola Jokic (+2 to 91), Jimmy ...
  • Mutant Football League Dynasty Edition available now; DLC free to current owners
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    Posted October 30th, 2018 at 6:00 am No Comments »
    On this very day last year Mutant Football League released for PC following a multi-year saga around its creation. PlayStation 4 and Xbox One then had to wait a few months longer to get it. Now Mutant Football League, which had been available only as a digital download, is making its way into retail with the Dynasty Edition. The Mutant Football League Dynasty Edition is being sold for $30 and marks the debut of the game on Nintendo Switch along with versions for PS4 and XB1. That's $5 mor...
  • The Line Drive for October 28
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    Posted October 28th, 2018 at 9:45 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. ♦MLB The Show 18 and OOTP 19 both gave the Red Sox the edge in the World Series. ♦All the details on the latest patch to have gone out for NHL 19. ♦Details on the latest gameplay tuner update that went live in NHL 19. ♦The Amari Cooper trade surprisingly gets accepted in Madden NFL 19 Franchise. ♦Details on the second phase of the Most Feared MUT ...
  • Madden NFL 19 roster update details following week seven of the season
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    Posted October 25th, 2018 at 2:15 pm No Comments »
    The roster update for Madden NFL 19 featuring ratings changes based on regular season performance through six weeks has gone live to download all systems. The update includes the trades of Amari Cooper to the Cowboys, Damon Harrison to the Lions, Carlos Hyde to the Jaguars, and Eli Apple to the Saints. Notables on the move in ratings this week include Lavonte David (+1 to 95), Zach Ertz (+1 to 93), Jordan Reed (-1 to 93), Adam Thielen (+1 to 92), Delanie Walker (-1 to 92), Keenan Allen (-...