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SSX

I should give SSX another shot now that it's playable on Xbox One

SSX (2012) is one I've been meaning to go back to. I liked it well enough at launch, and it was nice to see EA acknowledge the series again, but for whatever reason it just didn't grab me quite like the others. It didn't have that exact rig...   read

 
 
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PC skiing game Snow now has snowboarding

The skiing side of Snow never much interested me, but snowboarding? Now we're talking. Poppermost Productions has at last added snowboards and even snowmobiles to its open-world PC game. Going forward, "The team will continue to fine-tune ...   read

 
 
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Rocket League

Rocket League is getting Cross-Play for Xbox One and PC today

I have been off the Rocket League train for a long while, but I'm glad to see it succeed like this. A few developers that I've spoken to recently have noted its success as an inspiration, and even have in-house tournaments for it. Now,...   read

 
 
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Madden Curse

Sentient protein shake Rob Gronkowski doesn't believe in the Madden Curse

Even though he's on the cover of this year's Madden game, New England Patriots touchdown machine -- and the human embodiment of Edward Forty Hands -- Rob Gronkowski isn't concerned that he'll fall on hard times as a result. He's not wo...   read

 
 
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Popped-collar-come-to-life Gronkowski is the Madden 17 cover star

Ah, here we are: today we have 1) the first screenshots of Madden 17, 2) the Madden 17 cover athlete reveal, and 3) the first Madden 17 trailer. My bet is that it is not unlike Madden 16, which I reviewed last year. EA has a blog post prai...   read

 
 
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NHL

EA sure botched that NHL prediction

The Washington Capitals just flamed out of the NHL playoffs in the second round, and with the loss goes EA Sports' prediction that they'd win the Stanley Cup this year. Pittsburgh centerman Nick Bonino dashed that forecast with a game six o...   read

 
 
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Madden 17 release date

Madden 17 is out August 23

Madden is continuing its yearly trend of releasing. The lucky late August date this year? August 23. It'll be coming to PS4, Xbox One, PS3, and Xbox 360 -- EA Access members will be able to play early on Xbox One, too. EA didn't send over a...   read

 
 
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Bowser has quite the rhythmic gymnastics routine

No, we aren't having a mass fever dream -- that really is Bowser dancing with his rhythmic gymnastics clubs for a minute and a half. And gracefully, I might add. Look at the Koopa go! This is the first time in a long time that I haven't sh...   read

 
 
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Man, Dangerous Golf looks really really great

The sportsman in me wants to love golf, but the lover-of-exciting-things in me just can't be bothered. As a youth, the best part about hitting the links was wandering into the rough to try to recover balls that other golfers gave up on. Sl...   read

 
 
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Review: Push Me Pull You

Push Me Pull You is a game about two-headed intestinal worm people rubbing up against each other in the name of good, wholesome sports. While wrestling for control of a ball, they can shrink down to CatDog size for better agility, or stretc...   read

 
 
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Game Freak's Pocket Card Jockey is arriving next week

We already knew that Pocket Card Jockey was coming west. It even got an eShop demo recently, signifying its impending release. But thanks to a trailer from Nintendo, we now know that it's actually coming to the 3DS eShop next week on M...   read

 
 
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NINTENDO

Nintendo selling majority stake in Seattle Mariners

Nintendo of America plans to sell the bulk of its interest in Major League Baseball's Seattle Mariners and the team's cable network to other members of the ownership group, the parties announced today. The company acquired a 55 percent stak...   read

 
 
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Rocket League

See what all the Rocket League fuss is about for free this weekend

If you've spent any amount of time around these parts within the past year, you know that Rocket League is enormously successful. We love it; the general public loves it; everybody seems to love it. Still, there may be some curmud...   read

 
 
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Push Me Pull You
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The delightfully disturbing Push Me Pull You hits PS4 on May 3

Push Me Pull You is "a nice/horrible local multiplayer game where you and a friend share control of a big, wriggly body, and then play sports together." Clearly, the developers have had some time to nail down and refine their one-sentence...   read

 
 
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Pro Evolution Soccer

UEFA EURO 2016 is out now, so here's a Welsh language cover

Today’s the day you football* fans can play UEFA EURO 2016 and to celebrate its cover star, Gareth Bale - plus the release of a stand-alone boxed game - Konami has issued an official Welsh language cover.   And a Welsh press rele...   read

 
 
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MLB The Show 16 review
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Review: MLB The Show 16

Last year's The Show was born on third thinking it hit a triple and it's not like MLB The Show 16 feels substantially different, though it has cleaned its game up and graciously eased up a bit on the crazy, stat-buffing branded equipment. W...   read

 
 
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Rocket League
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Hoop there it is: Rocket League's new 'Hoops' mode is coming soon

Psyonix has announced that Rocket League will be getting its "Hoops" mode on April 26, which will be updated in as free DLC for all platforms. For those of you that love to spend money, you can do so by buying a "flag pack" of each NBA team...   read

 
 
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FIFA 16

FIFA 16 is now part of the EA Access program

FIFA, the bane of Konami's existence now that their only real video game presence is Pro Evolution Soccer now, has just hit EA Access' Vault. What does that mean? Well as long as you're subscribing to the EA Access program on Xbox One,...   read

 
 
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Mario Football

Okay, this fan-made Mario Football mock-up is great

I used to be fairly into sports video games back when they tended to be more straightforward, arcade-style experiences -- stuff the whole family could easily learn to play and love. Heck, to this day, I still regularly revisit titles from t...   read

 
 
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Kobe!
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Horrible, no good, very bad basketball player to grace NBA 2K17 Legend Edition

As the NBA regular season wraps up today with the Golden State Warriors playing for a chance to beat Michael Jordan's Bulls for the best single-season record all time (and Steph Curry is 8 away from 400 three pointers; previously no one ha...   read

 
 
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EA NHL

EA backpedals on pre-season NHL predictions, probably still won't be right

Before the beginning of the 2015-16 NHL season, EA Sports predicted that the Anaheim Ducks would be the eventual Stanley Cup champions. After a shaky start, Anaheim eventually got its act together to win the Pacific Division. EA rewards tha...   read

 
 
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Mario Kart
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I would definitely play a Mario Kart themed Rocket League

It might not be real, but The Pixel Kingdom has shared their vision of what Rocket League would be like if it took place in the Mushroom Kingdom. And you know what? I can dig it. Lightning power-ups, items that morph the size of the ba...   read

 
 
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Skating
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These guys turned a PS3 into a skateboard

I used to have a Sonic the Hedgehog skateboard. My dad modified it to let me turn it into a scooter whenever I wanted, and it was the coolest thing in the history of forever… until I tried to do an ollie. I, in all my nine-year...   read

 
 
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NBA 2K16 mod (funnny!!!!)
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Modders turn basketball stars into sexfully-horrifying cheerleaders

Even you non-sports-liking heathens have to admit that sports yields some of the best gifs. I mean, there's an entire industry and 24-hour network based around the "highlight," a primordial gif. Plus remember when the Toronto Raptors masco...   read

 
 
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#SelfieTennis
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Devolver-published #SelfieTennis looks, uh, weird

We've all known for a while that for virtual reality to take off, it needs to facilitate playing with oneself. Developer VR Unicorns perhaps took that advice too literally and built a game about playing tennis, except you continuously telep...   read

 
 
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