Tag Archives: video games

  • MLB Is Bringing Back ‘R.B.I. Baseball’ This Spring (Video)

    MLB Is Bringing Back ‘R.B.I. Baseball’ This Spring (Video)

    Well, it’s been 20 long years, but fans of classic sports video games are finally getting their wish. Come spring 2014, R.B.I. Baseball is back. For you kids out there who’ve never really known anything but MLB: The Show, the original R.B.I. Baseball came out on the original Nintendo Entertainment System in 1988, and it […]

  • Pitcher Windups on This Japanese Baseball Video Game Are Insane (Video)

    Pitcher Windups on This Japanese Baseball Video Game Are Insane (Video)

    As you may or may not already know, Japanese video games can be kind of weird. That being said, weird doesn’t even begin to describe the 1998 baseball sim 98Koshien. Koshien was a high school baseball series—yes, high school baseball—that first came out in 1989 on Nintendo. Then they released an edition for Super Nintendo, […]

  • NBA 2K14 Got the Positioning of LeBron James’ Headband Just Right (Pic)

    NBA 2K14 Got the Positioning of LeBron James’ Headband Just Right (Pic)

    The goal with any sports sim video game has always been to make the gameplay as realistic as possible. At first that meant simply getting the strategy and outcomes right. Then it meant making the players move more realistically, and recreating venues in every painstaking detail. Now it means capturing every detail, quirk, and nuance […]

  • Chris Bosh is an 8-Foot Raptor in NBA 2K13 Simulation (Video)

    Chris Bosh is an 8-Foot Raptor in NBA 2K13 Simulation (Video)

    Let’s face it.  Chris Bosh will never shed the image of being the closest living thing resembling a dinosaur that the Earth has to offer today. In addition to looking somewhat like a velociraptor, the Miami Heat forward also started his career with the Toronto Raptors.  And now one fan (or hater) of the Boshtrich […]

  • Ultimate Warrior Featured in Intense WWE 2K14 Commercial (Video)

    Ultimate Warrior Featured in Intense WWE 2K14 Commercial (Video)

    In most instances, the objective of a commercial is to attract the attention of the viewer, and in some cases, nothing does that better than something that is loud and intense. That was probably the thought process that inspired the creation of 2K Sports’ WWE 2K14 commercial, starring the most intense wrestler that World Wrestling […]

  • Here’s an In-Depth Look at ‘Madden NFL 25′ (Videos)

    Here’s an In-Depth Look at ‘Madden NFL 25′ (Videos)

    Back in April we told you what the cover of Madden NFL 25 would look like, but we all know better than to judge a book—err, video game–by its cover. The real question is, what will the actual gameplay look like? Well, in case you didn’t realize it, the biggest gaming convention in the world—the […]

  • The 25 Covers of EA’s Madden NFL Football

    The 25 Covers of EA’s Madden NFL Football

    On Wednesday night, Charissa Thompson and Marcellus Wiley of ESPN’s SportsNation announced the final results of fan voting in the 64-player Madden cover tournament. In the end, fans had to choose between reigning NFL MVP Adrian Peterson and former NFL MVP (and fellow member of the 2K yards-club) Barry Sanders. And as you may have read somewhere, Barry Sanders won. Today, […]

  • 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, […]