Sports Video Games in 2013: A Year in Decline

To a video gamer, the pairing was so natural that I didn't recognize how unusual it really was. On Oct. 12, ESPN broke up its top two announcing teams to put Brad Nessler and Kirk Herbstreit in the booth for the network's Texas A&M-Ole Miss nightcap. The two have, virtually anyway, worked millions of games together in… » 12/29/13 6:41pm 12/29/13 6:41pm

NBA Live Gets Its First Patch, but Don't Expect It to Change Much

NBA Live 14 showed a lot of problems at release a month ago—problems EA Sports vowed to fix through title updates. They rolled out the first patch for the game on Friday and, like everything else with this series for the past three years, it's another promise this will be a good game at some future date. » 12/22/13 11:20am 12/22/13 11:20am

NBA Live's E3 Demo Doesn't Sound Much Better than NBA Elite's

In 2010, EA Sports brought NBA Elite 11 to E3 as a shootaround demo only. I remember this vividly. You played as one player in a practice setting, learning the timing of the new stick-shooting controls. If you still have the ill-fated NBA Elite 11 demo, go to its practice mode, that's what we saw three years ago. » 6/15/13 1:00pm 6/15/13 1:00pm