Sporting KC Stars Kamara, Sapong, and Zusi Star in Funny EA Sports Ad

FIFA Soccer 13 gets more buzz with this funny spot featuring an assortment of stars from Sporting KC.

Snoop Lion (a.k.a. Snoop Dogg) Promotes FIFA Soccer 13

Snoop Lion, formerly known as Snoop Dogg, is a game-changer type of personality that Soccer needs in America. Inner-city young people will drive Soccer business in the U.S. to new heights, if conquered.

Is This The Worst Possible Thing That Could Happen in a Baseball Video Game?

What is the worst thing you can imagine happening in a sports video game? As someone who has always dreamed of throwing a perfect game, I can’t imagine anything more demoralizing than this.

EA Sports’ FIFA Video Game Attracts Inner-City Youth, Accelerates Soccer’s March Towards Mainstream

Every day, there is a reason to think Soccer is getting a bit closer to being called a ‘Mainstream Sport’ in the U.S. Ironically, it might be faux Soccer that ultimately tips the scale over for real Soccer becoming a mainstream spectator sport.

The Two Awful 1987 Commercials That Launched ‘The Legend of Zelda’ – One of the Most Successful Video Game Franchises Ever

To introduce The Legend of Zelda to the American audience and build buzz heading into the 1987 holiday shopping season, Nintendo aired a pair of commercials, neither of which captured the essence of the game or made it look terribly appealing. But somehow these two ads resonated enough to make The Legend of Zelda Nintendo’s most successful game other than Super Mario Bros. and to launch one of the most successful video game franchises of all time.

Vote Peyton Hillis over Michal Vick for Madden 12 Cover

Madden fans have only five more days to vote on who will become the Madden 12 cover athlete. The two finalists are Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick and Cleveland Browns running back Peyton Hillis.

Jalen Rose’s plan to pay student-athletes won’t work; here’s an alternative

Last week Jalen Rose wrote a piece for the Huffington Post arguing that NCAA student athletes should receive a $2000-per-semester stipend to cover living expenses. Rose makes a compelling case, but his plan will not work. Josh Tinley offers an alternative.

The NBA Jam Manifesto – Part 1: Rosters, Legends, and Best Lineups for the Eastern Conference Teams

You won’t be getting any strange packages in the mail and the KGB won’t be knocking on your door. Nope, this manifesto is about something actually, well, awesome: the new NBA Jam.

What is the future of sports video games?

EA Sports is delaying its new NBA release and there is no college basketball game available for any system. All of this leaves one to wonder about the road sports video gaming is going in general.

The Lunacy of the Ubiquitous Cries to “Pay College Athletes!”

  With summer over and the college athletics season upon us, the annual cries of “pay a stipend to amateur athletes” have begun again. These annoying musings often boil down to one cliché statement we’ve all heard ad nauseum: “These kids make so much money for their schools and get nothing in return.” In my view, […]

A quick GIF down memory lane with America’s pastime

Behold, an animated GIF featuring the greatest baseball video game ever and any small ball manager’s wet dream.

Review of Madden ’11: The Good, The Not-As-Good, and One Huge Thumbs Down

Kurt Allen provides his comprehensive review of Madden 11. His analysis includes comments on the new GameFlow features, the announcers, the overall realism, and there are a few screenshots to show you how the new version looks.

NCAA Football 11 Review

EA Sports recently released NCAA Football 11 and it has been getting great reviews. In this post, Brandon takes a quick look at the graphics, announcing, gameplay, and other features before rendering a final verdict on the game.

MNF Preview: Eagles-Redskins Spread, Analysis, and Prediction

The Eagles and Redskins battle this week on Monday Night Football in a key NFC East battle. Both QBs are coming off tough weeks and looking to rebound in Week 7.

The Great Debate: NBA Live 10 vs NBA 2K10

EA Sports and 2K Sports have released their 2010 NBA games: NBA Live 10 and NBA 2K10. Devon reviews and compares both games, with the features and ratings ultimately giving one game a slight edge over the other.