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  • Press Row Podcast: #FixMaddenFranchise
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    Posted July 16th, 2020 at 6:00 pm No Comments »
    How did Madden NFL get to the current place it is with Franchise Mode, why was there an uprising from fans now, and where does Madden go from here? Rich, Bryan, and Mills discuss everything around the #FixMaddenFranchise movement that trended on Twitter and forced a response out of EA Sports. Also: NBA 2K21 ushering in next-gen price increase and Konami skipping its annual release for the PES series. Check out the podcast through Apple Podcasts for iOS, on Android with the Stitcher ap...
  • The Line Drive for July 12
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    Posted July 12th, 2020 at 7:00 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 mode that features 6v6 online play has leaked for Madden NFL 21. ♦EA Sports has revealed rookie QB and WR ratings for Madden NFL 21. ♦EA UFC 4 was officially revealed with a debut trailer and Aug. 14 release date. ♦The game's website goes through new features and improvements coming to UFC 4. ♦Ultimate Team, which never caught on in the UFC ga...
  • The Line Drive for July 5
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    Posted July 5th, 2020 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. ♦EA acknowledged the #FixMaddenFranchise campaign but made no real commitments. ♦Pre-orders for the upcoming NBA 2K21 on current-gen now available on Amazon. ♦Reminder only the $100 edition of NBA 2K21 will be upgraded free for the new consoles. ♦The cover athletes are Damian Lillard, Zion Williamson and Kobe Bryant for NBA 2K21. ♦Pre-orders for th...
  • The Line Drive for June 28
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    Posted June 28th, 2020 at 7:30 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. ♦Expanded details on the various gameplay improvements made for Madden NFL 21. ♦Archived dev live stream going over gameplay improvements for Madden NFL 21. ♦EA Sports UFC 4 will make its debut during the UFC 251 broadcast next month. ♦An NBA 2K MyTeam producer was fired after inappropriate conduct came to light. ♦Some high-profile incoming rookies...
  • EA Play 2020 introduces first look at Next-Gen
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    Posted June 18th, 2020 at 5:00 pm No Comments »
    Electronic Arts held the annual EA Play event earlier today and did so remotely with a pre-taped production. As expected upcoming sports games premiered first looks accompanied by additional details including release news. It is notable however that there was just a single trailer shown during the presentation and only featured two of the four upcoming titles. Madden NFL 21 and FIFA 21 had the premiere of a next-gen trailer with a glimpse at the games for Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5. ...
  • The Line Drive for June 14
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    Posted June 14th, 2020 at 5:00 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. ♦The annual EA Play event will be held digitally this Thursday evening at 7ET/4PT. ♦EA Sports will debut the previously delayed "first look" at Madden NFL 21 this Tuesday. ♦2K Sports debuted a CGI teaser trailer for NBA 2K21 at the PlayStation 5 event. ♦PlayStation 4 Days of Play sale running through June 17 includes MLB The Show 20. ♦Details on th...
  • The Line Drive for June 7
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    Posted June 7th, 2020 at 11:00 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 upcoming EA Play event has been delayed a week and now airs June 18. ♦EA games have made it to Steam and EA Access is coming later this summer. ♦EA Sports will be taking stronger action against racism and toxic behavior online. ♦Details on the second patch w/ improvements and fixes for Super Mega Baseball 3. ♦The free update adding UEFA EURO 2...
  • The Line Drive for May 31
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    Posted May 31st, 2020 at 2:00 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. ♦The extension of the NFL exclusive licence with EA Sports was made official this week. ♦Plans for first reveal of Madden NFL 21 tomorrow have understandably been scrapped. ♦Details on the latest patch that has released for MLB The Show 20. ♦Details on the latest content released for Diamond Dynasty in MLB The Show 20. ♦Details on a post-release pa...