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Minnesota Timberwolves go old school with Rubio Kart 64


Nobody tell Nintendo
Mar 31
Since Nintendo loves content creators so much, let's keep this Mario Kart 64-inspired video by the Minnesota Timberwolves on the down low. Ricky Rubio must love it, though, because it's going to be the only chance he has to actually win something meaningful. [Via Facebook] read
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MLB 15 review?

Where's our MLB 15 The Show review? (Royals suck edition)


Sony provided release date, PS4 code
Mar 31
PlayStation's baseball monopoly continues this year with the consistently good MLB 15 The Show (PS3, PS4, Vita). That does come with more caveats than ever this year. Online servers seem to be shutting down for the previous ... read
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Joe Montana Football 16

Joe Montana Football 16: 49ers legend making a Madden competitor


Runs in Unreal Engine 4
Mar 17
After 20 years, Joe Montana Football is back, this time with a lot of direct involvement from its titular star. In fact, the storied 49ers quarterback -- on Twitter, uncannily, as Joseph Montana -- seems to be the only one ta... read
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Rory McIlroy PGA Tour

Rory McIlroy replaces Tiger Woods on EA's PGA Tour


Rory McIlroy PGA Tour
Mar 17
Tiger Woods' name has gone from being synonymous with golf to being a different kind of pop culture reference. I'm not even sure if he golfs anymore. I just know he shows up to places missing teeth. Of course, EA's PGA Tour ... read
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Sicky sicky gnar, bro bro!
OlliOlli was a pleasant surprise. A year ago, the minimalist skateboarding game materialized out of nowhere, deconstructing the genre and distilling its essence down the barest essentials. It stripped away any traces of exces... read feature

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EA Vault

Madden NFL 15 latest EA Vault addition


Boom!
Mar 04
EA Access continues to prove itself worthy as Madden NFL 2015 has just been added to the current lineup of available games in the The Vault. It's a shame Sony turned down this service. Despite their concerns, it appears to be providing plenty of value -- at least it would for me. read
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That was sudden
The original OlliOlli managed to charm a large number of the Dtoid staff, and a lot of us were looking forward to the sequel -- we just didn't think it would come this soon. According to the developer, OlliOlli 2: Welco... read feature

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NBA Live 15

NBA Live 15 added to EA Vault


Kind of like when gramps gets shipped to a nursing home
Feb 24
Times have never been so low for those of us who love basketball and the games the sport inspires. While the NBA2K series may appear to be good enough for the majority, there is a growing minority that has become fed up with ... read
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Disco Dodgeball

I didn't know I needed Robot Roller-Derby Disco Dodgeball in my life


But I've seen the light, and it looks an awful lot like an incoming ball
Feb 19
I never got much into my high school's favorite rainy-day activity, dodgeball, but it was fun to half participate in, half watch. Our gym teacher would roll out carts full of fluffy, foamy, definitely-not-rubber balls and ab... read
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Goes to show...

MLB 15 The Show gets bat-grain 10th anniversary edition


With some major league caveats
Feb 06
Ok, that's a pretty sweet steelbook case. And Canada getting the Blue Jays' Russel Martin on the case is a nice touch. The rest of this package is a little more troubling. First, the 10th anniversary is only offered for PS4. ... read
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Frozen Cortex update

Frozen Cortex gets a single-player-focused update


And finally adds ROBOT HATS!
Feb 02
Frozen Cortex, the sports-esque strategy game from the Frozen Synapse developers, has recently released an Early Access update that focuses almost entirely on the single-player aspect. New modes included in this update are K... read
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The Big Game, baby!

Sonic, nipple slips, and Super Bowl gaming memories


The Big Game, baby! What games are you playing to ignore it?
Feb 01
Ah, the Big Game. The NFL championship. The Big Gambino. I'm just sitting here enjoying a brewski and last night's pizza watching big men beat up on each other and it's pretty good. Of course, like usual, I'm sitting beside t... read
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New combo system and moves
OlliOlli took off like a storm after it hit the Vita. While it was an unassuming indie skating game, its quality spoke for itself, and it's a certified success at this point. Developer Roll7 didn't rest on its laurels t... read feature

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Super Bowl

Madden's predictions and my prop bets for the Super Bowl


Get your bookie on the horn
Jan 27
As it's wont to do anytime a major sport's national championship comes around, EA released a prediction for the outcome of the Super Bowl based on its season-old game Madden '15. In the match-up between two teams whose hands... read
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Gunsport

Gunsport's idea of a dystopian future is cyberpunk volleyball


Future millenium sporting action
Jan 26
In the future, two teams of two people will face one another in small arenas. Guns at the ready, they will prepare their trigger fingers, take aim, and fire... at a volleyball. At least, that is what Gunsport predicts the fu... read
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Gaming culture

NBA logos go gaming


Luigi's pants, tho
Jan 24
Have a favorite NBA team? Have a favorite gaming mascot? Did you want them combined? No? Well, too bad because someone just did that. Have a look at these cool designs by ak47_studios. read
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NBA2K15

The woes of NBA2K15


Or why it's hard being a NBA2K addict
Jan 23
If you're a non-sports game fan, then your only association with NBA2K is probably the image above of my boy Jeffrey. Poor Jeffrey, he's literally become the face of an entire franchise. It doesn't have to be this way. And it... read
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Bud Light turns man into Pac-Man in Super Bowl ad


This will probably never happen to you
Jan 23
Bud Light has released one of the ads which will air during the upcoming Super Bowl XLIX, in which an unsuspecting beer consumer becomes the player of a fully-realized, physical Pac-Man game while a live DJ spins music in a ... read
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Mutant Football League

Mutant Football League failed its Kickstarter, but it's still in development


Pre-alpha footage
Jan 20
Mutant Football League didn't do so well with its $750,000 Kickstarter goal, only meeting $141,821 in total. But that wasn't the end for the project, as the developers noted that it will see the light of day. That was in 201... read
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Japanese baseball

This is the year I finally import Pro Yakyuu Spirits


Konami's Pro Yakyuu Spirits 2015 coming to PS3, Vita in Japan this spring
Jan 13
MLB The Show is the only baseball game in town these days. Well, if you don't count things like Super Mega Baseball, which I don't. Not really. Not enough Yasiel Puig. Or something. It's the only Major League Baseball game ar... read
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Indie in the outfield
Like many people out there, I learned how to play most sports through videogames. By the time I entered various real-life leagues for baseball, basketball, and football, I had a grasp of the basic concepts of each, mostly tha... read feature

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EA Sports UFC

It's now easier to unlock Bruce Lee in EA Sports UFC


Old-school cool via free download
Dec 23
Martial artist Bruce Lee is in EA Sports UFC, somehow. You can play as him after besting Career Mode on Pro difficulty or higher, or instantly if you pre-ordered the game. Because money. That's how it was, anyway. Electronic ... read
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EA Access

EA Sports UFC (and Bruce Lee!) joins EA Access on December 18


Seventh game in The Vault
Dec 11
Damn. Started my last post about EA Access by admitting I keep forgetting the service exists, so it'd be poor form to do that again despite my continued forgetfulness. And now I've muddied this post by calling attention to th... read
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PUIG!

Dodgers star Yasiel Puig is your MLB 15 cover boy


Dec 05
Los Angeles Dodgers All-Star outfielder Yasiel Puig is your MLB 15 The Show cover athlete, Sony San Diego announced today. You can probably expect 800% more bat flips in next year's game. MLB The Show [Twitter] read
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OlliOlli Wii U

OlliOlli jumps over to Wii U, Xbox One, 3DS next year


Indie skateboarding game will soon be available just about everywhere
Dec 03
OlliOlli is bringing its hot moves and catchy beats to Nintendo 3DS, Wii U and Xbox One early next year, British indie publisher Curve Studios announced today. Roll7's side-scrolling skating game launched exclusively on Play... read
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Sportsball

Sportsball dev on inciting rivalries, Wii U exclusivity, and big birds


Get to know the people who make great videogames
Nov 30
[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on Youtube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] Last week on Sup Holmes, w... read
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Radicool

Old Man Tony Hawk making another game with Activision


Radicool!
Nov 07
46-year old skateboardman Anthony Frank Hawk tweeted this today: "I'm currently working with Activision on a console game for 2015 (along with a new mobile game). I think fans of THPS series will be hyped." I've looked at tha... read
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ThumbderDome Wrestling

Hahah okay: ThumbderDome Wrestling is about thumb wrestling


Greater than the thumb of its parts
Nov 05
I can't quite put my finger on it, but thumbthing about this game really catches my attention. I have to give it a hand; it scores in the double digits as far as silliness goes. ThumbderDome Wrestling is about thumb wrestlin... read
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Wii U

I can't make sense of this live-action Sportsball trailer


But I like it, anyway
Oct 30
This trailer for Sportsball -- not to be confused with Action Button Entertainment's Videoball; the narrator's delivery reminded me of Tim Rogers, a bit -- is something else. I feel like I need to watch it about four more ti... read
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SPORTS!

The Giants are pumping Sonic music at batting practice


Green Hill Zone
Oct 16
The San Francisco Giants are getting in the "Green Hill Zone" for tonight's game against the St. Louis Cardinals in San Francisco. MLB.com's Anthony DiComo reported that the Giants are taking batting practice to So... read






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