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  • Press Row Podcast: EA Play and E3 2019 Recap
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    Posted June 11th, 2019 at 7:45 am No Comments »
    In this episode Bryan Wiedey and Rich Grisham react to the events of EA Play and the E3 press briefings. Reasons to be encouraged by the direction of Madden NFL 20, some questions over decisions being made for FIFA 20, the games that look the best from E3, those that disappointed, Microsoft's new console details, and much more! Check out the podcast through iTunes for iOS, on Android with the Stitcher app, or with Pocket Casts on iOS, Android, and Windows. The show can now also be ...
  • The Line Drive for June 9
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    Posted June 9th, 2019 at 8:00 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. ♦EA Sports is holding a closed beta for Madden NFL 20 from June 14-16. ♦Amazon has Madden NFL 20 pre-orders with price guarantee listed for just $50.94. ♦Details on the advancements made to accessibility with Madden NFL 20. ♦More on the gameplay improvements that have been made for FIFA 20. ♦NBA 2K19 is still available digitally for just three bu...
  • The Line Drive for June 2
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    Posted June 2nd, 2019 at 8:45 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. ♦EA Play will have 30 min live streams on Madden NFL 20 and FIFA 20 this Saturday. ♦The first details on gameplay improvements coming for FIFA 20 have been revealed. ♦Amazon has Madden NFL 20 pre-orders with price guarantee listed for just $50.94. ♦Details on all the improvements coming in the Madden NFL Mobile refresh this year. ♦Details on rewa...
  • Press Row Podcast: Monetization Under Fire
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    Posted May 28th, 2019 at 8:15 am No Comments »
    New legislation has been introduced that would end the practice of loot boxes and other forms of digital monetization in video games. It has bipartisan support and notable momentum but the lengthy process will likely see it's scope and directives altered. Still, with the potential damaging ramifications for the industry and in particular licensed sports games, it's important to understand what it all means at this stage and in the bill's current state, and whether there is real reason for...
  • The Line Drive for May 26
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    Posted May 26th, 2019 at 8:00 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. ♦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 s...
  • The Line Drive for May 19
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    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 Line Drive for May 12
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    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. ...
  • The Line Drive for May 5
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    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...