Tag Archives: nintendo

  • Introducing Nintendo’s “Ice Hockey: Lockout Edition” (Video)

    Introducing Nintendo’s “Ice Hockey: Lockout Edition” (Video)

    The NHL lockout has now reached 80 days, and there are no signs of a resolution. The players have made what they call “major concessions” which the league rejected as nonsense. And the league has made what they call “major concessions” which the players have rejected as nonsense. Now they’ve called in a federal mediator, […]

  • Super Mario Themed Figure Skating Routine Is Actually Pretty Cool (Video)

    Super Mario Themed Figure Skating Routine Is Actually Pretty Cool (Video)

    An elbow to the face is one way to make figure skating interesting.  Super Mario-themed routines is another. Russia’s Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov provided us with a glimpse of the latter during the 2011 World Championships in Moscow earlier this week.  Tatiana is clearly playing the role of Mario here, but I am still […]

  • “Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out” Is Coming To An iPhone Near You

    “Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out” Is Coming To An iPhone Near You

    For those who miss their early 90s childhood, they can thank EA Sports for bringing back NBA Jam, the classic basketball video game that took up many hours of our time.  As for those who miss their late 80s childhood, now they have someone to thank as well: Rock Software. The company that specializes in […]

  • 9 Classic Sports Video Games We Loved As a Child

    9 Classic Sports Video Games We Loved As a Child

    There is something to be said for being first. While video games now are presented in HD, with supercomputers rendering graphics to the point where it looks like I’m staring out my window, the bar is being raised so often that very few games are shocking or even pleasantly surprising. Whether or not they are […]