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2K will celebrate your birthday, but not on Easter

Apr 12
// Matthew Razak
I did it. I got that blasted Easter Bunny and I ripped his head off. I'm a little torn up, but it looks like I'll make it to my next birthday. What do I plan to do on that birthday? Why I'll play 2K Games's newly rated Birthd...

DS-exclusive EA SPORTS Football Academy announced, you are all excited

Jan 07 // Samit Sarkar
BUILD AND PROVE YOUR FOOTBALL KNOWLEDGE WITH EA SPORTS FOOTBALL ACADEMY EA SPORTS Announces First Title Exclusively Developed For Nintendo DS Coming In March 2009 GUILDFORD, UK – January, 7th, 2009 – EA SPORTS™, a label of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS), today announces EA SPORTS™ Football Academy – a collection of mini-games and challenges that improves football knowledge in a fun and entertaining way. EA SPORTS™ Football Academy will launch exclusively for the Nintendo DS in March 2009. EA SPORTS Football Academy offers an entertaining way to learn football strategy, positioning and technique. Players build their knowledge by completing tasks and take their improved skills onto the pitch to compete against their friends. Additionally EA SPORTS Football Academy offers a variety of mini-games that provide fun for fans of all ages. “EA SPORTS Football Academy is a great new addition to the EA SPORTS football portfolio and a perfect way to enjoy football on the go,” says Andrew Wilson, Vice President and Executive Producer of EA SPORTS Football business. “The game offers fans a fun new way to improve football knowledge and learn more about the beautiful game.” EA SPORTS Football Academy is developed by EA Canada in Vancouver. It has been rated 3+ by PEGI. Please visit for rating information.

I saw the title of the press release (located after the jump) in my inbox this afternoon and instantly got excited. Unfortunately, that anticipation quickly abated once I clicked on the email and realized that (A) when they s...


The goggles do nothing: MLB Superstars trailer is full of eye-searing fail

Nov 28
// Samit Sarkar
[video]111780:746[/video]People seem to have taken the term “Black Friday” quite literally today -- it’s been a rather depressing day, sadly. I hate to contribute salt to an open wound, but it’s a slow...

The ten best mini-games EVER!

Oct 08
// Chad Concelmo
If videogames were like Three’s Company -- with the main game being Jack Tripper -- I would say mini-games are like Janet. They are a part of the main game and sometimes even make the main game more fun, but in the end ...

Hot Pixel gives WarioWare a run for its money

Oct 03
// Colette Bennett
I have been addicted to mini-game titles like WarioWare and Rhythm Tengoku for some time now, so when a new game enters the ring, I tend to sit up and take notice. Hot Pixel for the PSP is Atari's retro flavored offering to t...

The most horrifying TGS trailer ever: Wan! Tertainment: Music Channel

Sep 29
// Dale North
Those with good memories will remember that Nick Chester, Destructoid's Editor-in-Chief, stated that he was most excited about a DS title called Wan! Tertainment: Music Channel. I didn't think much of it at the time, but now...

Majesco's Furu Furu Park for the Wii to feature 30 mini-games

Jul 03
// Nick Chester
Normally, this is the post where I'd bitch about how I'm tired of all of the mini-games coming to the Wii. But the Majesco published Furu Furu Park, developed by Taito and 505 games, is so damned adorable that I just ...

Mad Tracks on XBLA this Wednesday

May 29
// Jordan Devore
Mad Tracks will be this week's one and only Xbox Live Arcade release. As the title of the game suggests, it is a racing game -- more specifically, a "3D racing party game." If Mad Tracks sounds like your cup of ...

Teaser for Rayman Raving Rabbids 2 is LOL-riffic!

May 23
// Chad Concelmo
Okay, this may be one of the best teaser trailers I have ever seen for a video game. Who knew that French people could be so clever?With all the complaining I did yesterday about minigame collections on the Wii, I have to ad...

Carnival Games: all the fun of a carnival sans the constant fear of dying

May 22
// Chad Concelmo
I know there must have been a time in my life when I enjoyed going to the carnival. Don’t get me wrong, I would still kill a man for some funnel cake, but nowadays, when I think of a carnival, all I imagine are scary cl...

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