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  • The Line Drive for February 16
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    Posted February 16th, 2020 at 4:00 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. ♦All the ratings changes from the latest roster update out for NBA 2K20. ♦Developer blog on the big Road to the Show improvements in MLB The Show 20. ♦This week’s MLB 20 live stream will focus on ratings reveals for top players. ♦Details on the changes made with the latest patch out now for FIFA 20. ♦The new MLS kits for the upcoming season have ...
  • The Line Drive for February 9
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    Posted February 9th, 2020 at 10:00 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. ♦NBA 2K20 has added the Kobe Bryant jersey patch to the Lakers uniforms. ♦This year's All-Star Game rosters and court have been updated in NBA 2K20. ♦Roster update for NBA 2K20 has made all the moves from the trade deadline. ♦Madden NFL 20 had its final roster update released following the Super Bowl. ♦Madden's simulation engine got it right this y...
  • The Line Drive for February 2
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    Posted February 2nd, 2020 at 10:00 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 Chiefs are heavy favorites in Super Bowl LIV according to Madden NFL 20. ♦Initial trailer got a follow-up video pointing out the details for MLB The Show 20. ♦This week's live stream for MLB The Show 20 will focus on defensive improvements. ♦Any logos desired for transfer from MLB 19 to MLB 20 must be in vault by Feb 7. ♦Retro Bowl released fo...
  • The Line Drive for January 26
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    Posted January 26th, 2020 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. ♦New episode of the Press Row Podcast talks racing game of year and decade. ♦Based on past instances Madden NFL 20 could be added to EA Access Vault this week. ♦Madden NFL 20 led the way on NPD chart for sales of sports games in December. ♦Madden NFL 20 finished 3rd however with NBA 2K20 2nd in sales for entire 2019. ♦Details on the post-Conference...
  • 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...