The Most Hilarious Sports Game Glitches, Now In Motion

The constant progression of annual sport titles has another advantage besides the games getting more and more realistic every year. It creates moments where the players go nuts—suddenly, our ordinary game turns itself into Dragon Ball Z or Super Smash TV. We selected below a few of these from the last few years' FIFA, » 2/26/13 8:00pm 2/26/13 8:00pm

EA Sports Dodges Questions It Recycled FIFA on the Wii

A week ago, Chris Scullion of Nintendo Gamer » 10/04/12 10:00pm 10/04/12 10:00pm and ripped 's Wii version chin-to-groin, for being basically indistinct from other than roster and uniform updates. Everyone knows the Wii is a dead console walking, but that does not excuse a major publisher palming off last year's release like it's something new this year.

OK, OK, This is What You'd Call a 'Roster Update'

The Wii may have been the worst console for sports video games ever—not "worst major," not "worst of its generation," flat out the worst » 9/27/12 10:00pm 9/27/12 10:00pm console for sports video games. I know it had , and that version often outperformed the high-definition consoles in reviewer scores. But the prototypical Wii sports video games were…

A Transgender Transition Inside EA Sports: "Will Everyone Stare at Me?"

Going from the person most co-workers know as a man to one they will know as a woman is a challenge most people won't ever have to face. Doing it in the sports division of a video game company probably adds a ridiculous degree of difficulty.


But when EA Sports producer John Worrall became Kelly Worrall, she says… » 5/09/12 6:01pm 5/09/12 6:01pm

Backhanded Box Quotes: "Metacritic Reviews Are Often Avenues for…

Welcome to "Backhanded Box Quotes," a collection of super pissed-off user reviews from people just like you! Whoa, whoa, don't take that personal. » 4/27/12 8:30pm 4/27/12 8:30pm This week's scan of proportionate reactions to entertainment products includes condemnation for something almost universally acclaimed and a scalding appraisal of a…

The Great Anthems of Sport Belong in Video Games

Today I wrote about "Augusta," the theme of The Masters Tournament television broadcast since 1980, and its inclusion in Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13's collector's edition » 4/05/12 8:30pm 4/05/12 8:30pm. The emotional violin, piano and guitar ballad is instantly recognizable, and you're going to hear a lot of it this weekend as the tournament plays out…

March Madness Hits Hockey as NHL 13's Cover Goes Up to a Vote, Too

News and notes from around the world of sports video gaming: » 3/29/12 6:30pm 3/29/12 6:30pm • Tiburon being put up to a vote, now their siblings in EA Sports Canada are getting in on the act. will also choose its cover star through a fan-voted contest. Not only that, they're adopting the model of a vast field, with 60 players beginning the…

Alert! Video Games on the Cheap Today, Courtesy of Amazon’s Gold Box…

So, maybe you have some money leftover during this, the video game monsoon season. If you do, Amazon wants a word with you. The online shopping portal's stuffed their famous Gold Boxes full of reduced-price video games today, with seven titles up for grabs over 24 hours. Portable classic Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney… » 11/08/11 2:20pm 11/08/11 2:20pm