Microsoft and NFL have partnered together in order to "change the game" of football and bring it into the future. For those of us who enjoy creating "dream teams" and watching games not to see who wins, but instead to see ho... more
At what point can we start calling this a trend? After McLaren of all companies hinted at an announcement during Microsoft's pre-E3 reveal event for the next Xbox, now we have EA Sports hyping up "the next generation of FIFA"... more
Uggggh... a new Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympics is coming to the Wii U. Why am I not surprised?
The game will take place in Sochi, Russia, the site of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, and will use a combination of Wii ... more
Konami has plans for another pre-E3 show in June. This year, the stream will happen on June 6 at 10:00am Pacific through GameSpot.com as well as the GameSpot Xbox Live app. What hijinks will ensue? Who knows. The company was,... more
This must be punishment for every unpleasant word ever uttered in response to Shaquille O'Neal's off-court ventures -- his rap career, his starring roles in Kazaam and Steel, the mind-numbing Shaq Fu. I can only imagine that ... more
EA Sports has confirmed to Nintendo World Report that Madden NFL will be skipping the Wii U this year. EA stated the following:
"We will not be releasing a Wii U version of Madden NFL in 2013. However, we have a strong partne... more
Barry Sanders has won the vote between new- and old-school NFL players alike, taking the spotlight from Adrian Peterson to rush onto the Madden 25 cover with a 58 percent margin. I'll always remember Sanders as one of most e... more
NCAA Football 14 is going to be a much better game than NCAA 13. I can assure you that much because it has implemented a physics engine, the Infinity Engine 2. If the name rings familiar, the first iteration of the Infinity E... more
Uriah Hall is a rising middleweight MMA fighter and part of his success can be attributed to, of all things, Tekken. This latest episode of Vice's Fightland follows Uriah as he describes how Tekken helped with his training.
The Tiger Woods series has always been my favorite of EA's annual sports games. Ever since I performed my first virtual swing with the analog sticks, I became hooked. I don't like it enough to even think about paying every si... more
Mode 7, the developer behind the intense tactical strategy game Frozen Synapse, has revealed its next project: Frozen Endzone. It's an American football-esque game, but uses a command system similar to the one found in Froze... more
It's no secret that Kat from Gravity Rush would find her way to Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational as a playable character. The time has finally come for non-Japanese versions of the PlayStation Vita game -- she'll be availab... more
More Blood Bowl? More Blood Bowl. I just love typing that name. This time around, Cyanide will be appealing to fans of management sims with Star Coach, a new game heading to Windows, Mac, and tablets in Q2 2013 with cross-pla... more
The demo for Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 is available today on both Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, and includes the "Legends of the Majors" mode. In the demo, this mode will bring the player back to 1961, which of course every... more
Since all of you have been keeping up to date with all the latest Madden news, you're aware of the fact that the upcoming Madden 14 is now retitled Madden NFL 25, right?
Well, since every Madden needs a cover, EA Sports has d... more
Remember the Street games? NFL Street was probably my favorite, but NBA Street was right up there with it in terms of arcade-style quality. Well, it looks like NBA Street in particular was only living up t... more
Clayton Kershaw is just the best. And as a lifelong Dodger fan, I'm thoroughly looking forward to Kid K and Zack Greinke dominating atop Los Angeles' rotation this season. But as much as I would love to ramble on about the D... more
2K Sports has announced that accompanying the March 5 release of MLB 2K13 will be a combo pack that features NBA 2K13 alongside the baseball game. The bundle will retail for $80, which is a savings of $40 over purchasing... more
Iwata had a few surprise announcements today, and one of them is a new Mario Golf on the Nintendo 3DS, developed by Camelot!
In the streaming event, Iwata comments on the fact that the game will feature traditional and new de... more
2K Sports will once again be putting on the MLB 2K Perfect Game Challenge, though the format has changed somewhat for MLB 2K13. Starting on April 1, players can begin competing for a total of $750,000 spread across 30 MLB Te... more
It looks like my bird magic worked, as the Baltimore Ravens overtook the San Francisco 49ers last night in a huge Super Bowl victory, bringing the franchise up to two championship wins.
Of course, Madden 13 already knew this... more
It's SuperBowl Sunday, making it the most appropriate time ever to talk about Footbrawl Quest, a free football SRPG with randomly generated maps. So if you don't care whether or not birds are better than gold hunters (they ar... more
Despite Chris clamoring on about the Baltimore Ravens winning the Super Bowl, he's wrong. If you thought he was right, you should totally feel silly right now.
I doesn't matter how many prayers Ray Lewis mutters or what Madde... more
Ever since the team's inception, I've been a member of the Ravens Nation. After a quick victory in Super Bowl XXXIV, we've been so close yet so far so many times.
Now, we have another shot in 2013.
I mean, we all know The Rav... more
I thought I was a Tony Hawk pro after beating every game in the series last year, but I got nothin' on this guy, who beats Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 in three minutes and 55 seconds!
The way he does it is by completing multipl... more
Even though we got a few classics on the Xbox Live Arcade and the PSN recently, Sega isn't going to bring Cyber Troopers Virtual-On or Virtua Striker overseas, according to a report by Siliconera.
Virtual Striker I understand... more
In their financial reports released today, EA has shown that FIFA is still a very powerful franchise. According to the reports, FIFA 13 sold more than its predecessor, totaling over 12 million units through the thir... more
October was a hell of a month here in San Francisco. There’s nothing like sports to shore up the bonds of comradely in otherwise disparate, eclectic pockets of the world. Just look at how the Olympics create a national ... more
For those beyond the cultural heft of sports, the Super Bowl is this weekend. A lot of people are going to be tweeting about it and, more annoyingly, a lot of people are going to be tweeting in complaint about people tweetin... more
Pangya is still, in my mind, the best thing ever. Ever. Right under corgis and tiramisu. Videogame golf, folks. Don't knock it until you've tried it.
If you have tried it, and are playing golf MMO Pangya, know that the next ... more
While I'm of the opinion that we could use more snowboarding games regardless of what specific form the gameplay takes, with SSX still relatively fresh on our minds, it would be nice to see a high-profile title founded in rea... more
Former MLB pitcher Curt Schilling is selling his personal effects to pay off the debts of 38 Studios. Last year, the company released Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning only to file for bankruptcy and shutter months later. Am... more
Box art is kind of a big deal. Bioshock Infinite's generic packaging landed Irrational Games in hot water last month and now Sony and Major League Baseball have created some excitement of their own. Nearly half a million... more
While there were no guarantees that we would be getting another Major League Baseball 2K title this year, 2K Sports and Visual Concepts have come through for Xbox 360 owners and will be releasing MLB 2K13 on March 5, 2013 for... more
It's a new year, a time for new beginnings. Soon the ice shall begin to retreat, birds and leaves will return to the trees, and each passing day will bring us closer and closer to the most joyous time of year. I'm talking ab... more
There can be a sense of urgency to buying games, knowing that if you wait too long, some of the functionality may no longer exist. Whether it's the servers getting physically shut down or simply a dwindling community of onlin... more
Pro Wrestling X has been a distant dream for Dave Wishnowski, the independent game developer who wanted more out of his wrestling videogame experience than what the big-budget titles were offering. Inspired by games like AKI'... more
If you didn't have one yet, prepare to get a full-on chub after watching this video. British electronic outfit Hot Chip has a knack for making some awkward hilarious music videos but their latest for single "Don't Deny Your ... more
2K Sports released this new video showing some of the unique features players of the Wii U version of NBA 2K13 will be able to look forward to when it launches next week. Given special attention is the Gatorade Biometri... more
When one thinks of buying the latest installment of John Madden football, one typically goes the route of either the Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 version, instantly shrugging off even the thought of playing a year of pigskin on ... more
Konami has announced the first free update for Pro Evolution Soccer 2013, which improves the online portion of the game with new additions like a widget that serves as a shortcut to gathering friends for matches. Also, a new ... more
Something as niche as a full-price basketball rhythm game for Kinect sold only 3,000 copies in its debut month? While unfortunate, you can hardly be too surprised. According to the NPD by way of Joystiq, that's how NBA Baller... more
It would be facile to say NHL 12 just skated by, sticking to the winning formula established in franchise’s resurgence. Still, as is occasionally the case with sports games that don’t need radical fixing, last yea... more
Those who pre-order or pre-purchase Football Manager 2013 ahead of its November 2, 2012 release will get early access to this latest installment, Sports Interactive has announced. The offer is good for retail and digital vers... more
Electronic Arts has been caught red-handed selling a barely updated re-release as a full sequel. While it's often hard to tell the difference with sports games, it's really bad this time, since the Wii version of FIFA 13 real... more
It seemed pretty crazy to me that a high-profile release like NBA Elite 11 would get canceled so close to its launch date. I suppose the decision must have been the right one -- or at least not so disastrous that it could not... more
This sucks. I got excited when I noticed that there was a new video promoting NBA Baller Beats, ready to post it up with something derisive and vaguely resembling wit (it's a dark room). And then I watched it.
I can't be mea... more
No, I didn't come up with that hilariously horrid pun in the title. That one was courtesy of Nintendo themselves in this new trailer for Ubisoft's Sports Connection on Wii U. Oh, you think they'd stop there, but no,&nbs... more
Oh, the late 90s/early 2000s. In-line skating, graffiti, techno-infused Japanese pop, and the Sega Dreamcast ruled my life, in and out of gaming. It was a better time, a simpler time. However, nostalgia can be a funny thing. ... more
The Xbox 360 version of Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD released roughly two months ago as part of the Summer of Arcade promotion and everybody else who wanted a crack at it on another platform has been waiting since. Today, tha... more