Archive for the ‘Video Games’ Category

Whoomp! There It Is! NBA Jam’s Long Awaited Revival

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

Boomshakalaka! NBA Jam is back! From the What-Took-Them-So-Long Department, Nintendo has announced plans to remake the basketball video game classic for Wii. Scheduled out later this year, the game is expected to closely resemble the original with the game’s creator, Mark Turmell, involved in the title’s reclamation. I was obsessed with NBA ...

Worst Video Game Cover Athlete Ever?

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

I've got a shiny penny for anyone who can name the athlete pictured above. Too late, it's none other than Bill Swift. Billy Swift, on the cover of a video game. And not just any game, this was World Series Baseball '95 for Sega Genesis. I played that game constantly. McD ...

Wii Get A Chance To Swim Like Mike

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

Is it just me or is Michael Phelps everywhere right now? Sure, we got to see a good deal of him right after the Olympics. There are the Guitar Hero and Rosetta Stone commercials, but like any non-basketball Olympian should do, he seemed to drift into the background a little. Guess what? He's ...

Long Live The Curse

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008

Madden '09 hit store shelves today, and the best part is we don't even have to wait for the season to begin for the annual Madden Curse to come into effect. In a beautiful twist of irony, this year it is the game itself that's cursed rather than the player ...