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  • The Line Drive for January 5
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    Posted January 5th, 2020 at 5:30 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. ♦Ranking the top five sports games of the decade which peaked about 2016. ♦New Press Row Podcast episode on the racing games of 2019 coming this week. ♦Details on the Playoff Program for MUT that is now open in Madden NFL 20. ♦Details on the third part to the Zero Chill MUT program in Madden NFL 20. ♦Sign-ups have now closed for the upcoming gamepl...
  • The Best Sports Games of the Decade
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    Posted December 31st, 2019 at 8:30 am No Comments »
    A decade that saw the sports video game genre shrink and evolve into primarily digital revenue generators is coming to a close. Plenty of debate could be had on what games deserve recognition for having been among the best of the 2010-2019 stretch. Certainly several entries in the NBA 2K, FIFA, PES and MLB The Show franchises could easily be justified at or near the top of the rankings. Others like Madden NFL 17, Super Mega Baseball and Out of the Park Baseball could have made any list. ...
  • The Line Drive for December 22
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    Posted December 22nd, 2019 at 12:00 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. ♦Register to participate in the upcoming closed beta being held for MLB The Show 20. ♦Ratings changes made in the latest roster update released for Madden NFL 20. ♦Drew Brees went up 6 points to 99 for just this week after his record setting game. ♦Details on the Zero Chill program for Ultimate Team underway in Madden NFL 20. ♦2K Sports released an...
  • The Line Drive for December 15
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    Posted December 15th, 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. ♦MLB The Show going multi-platform will end drought on Xbox and Nintendo. ♦Just two years ago the official MLB The Show Twitter said this would never happen. ♦Details on the ratings changes in the latest roster update for Madden NFL 20. ♦PES 2020 is now one of the games included with Xbox Game Pass subscription. ♦2K Sports released vague details on...
  • The Line Drive for December 8
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    Posted December 8th, 2019 at 10:15 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. ♦All the ratings changes made in a new roster update out for NBA 2K20. ♦Details on the changes made to Salary Cap mode with update for Madden NFL 20. ♦Details on the latest patch with numerous adjustments made for FIFA 20. ♦Details on the latest patch with gameplay changes and more out now for NHL 20. ♦For some reason Snoop Dogg has been added as a...
  • The Line Drive for December 1
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    Posted December 1st, 2019 at 6:30 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. ♦Many of the Black Friday deals remain available and through Cyber Monday. ♦House Rules have been introduced to Superstar KO mode in Madden NFL 20. ♦Michael Thomas reaches edge of 99 in new roster update for Madden NFL 20. ♦Details on the new Blitz Program for Ultimate Team in Madden NFL 20. ♦Details on latest patch with gameplay and other adjustme...
  • The Line Drive for November 24
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    Posted November 24th, 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. ♦Most of this year’s sports games will be found for $20-$30 on 11/29 Black Friday. ♦PlayStation Store already has PS4 digital deals with big discounts available now. ♦Look for a full post on all the gaming and top tech deals to go up on Wednesday. ♦The Game Awards revealed a very strange group of nominees for Best Sports Game. ♦Full list of all t...
  • The Line Drive for November 17
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    Posted November 17th, 2019 at 10:30 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. ♦EA has retroactively disqualified participants w/ felonies from Madden competition. ♦This comes in response to one of the winners having been found to be a sex offender. ♦Once again very limited and vague details on another patch out for NBA 2K20. ♦PES 2020 is on sale down to just $30 on PS4 for PlayStation Plus subscribers. ♦Amazon has deal on ...