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

Find Tricks and Treats This Weekend in Madden, NHL's Ultimate Teams

A two-day-only sale, currently into its second hour, offers a super card pack in NHL 13 » 10/26/12 6:30pm 10/26/12 6:30pm's Ultimate Team mode, comprising 32 cards in all, 18 of which are guaranteed rare items. I don't think you get any actual ethereal players, as shown in that trailer above, nor any enormous Zdeno Chara. He's already large enough.

ESPN Gives More Attention to the NHL in a Video Game Than It Does in…

The National Hockey League is frozen in a labor impasse that so far has canceled opening night festivities scheduled for today, and shows no sign of ending any time soon. So, in steps EA Sports, using NHL 13 » 10/11/12 7:30pm 10/11/12 7:30pm, to provide a simulation and highlights for how the season would play out. Here are highlights from the…

Season or No Season, NHL 13's 'Hercules Check' is Hockey's Greatest Hit…

This is a glitch video to end all glitch videos, and not just because that's a player getting checked over the glass and into the fourth row » 9/25/12 6:45pm 9/25/12 6:45pm of a hockey arena. It's also Sidney Freaking Crosby, the Pittsburgh Penguins superstar who has lost, like, an entire season's worth of games due to concussions, going back…

EA Sports Brings Women's Hockey Stars Into the Game—Without a League of…

Last year, when NHL 12 » 8/29/12 6:00pm 8/29/12 6:00pm allowed you to create a female hockey player in its superstar-fantasy "Be A Pro" mode, the only real difference was the face on the player in the video game. Underneath a helmet and the hulking pads, moving fast on ice skates, it's hard to instantly tell if someone's a man or a woman. And the…

Women's Hockey Stars Will be Playable in NHL 13

In what appears to be a first, two women's hockey stars will appear as playable athletes in a sports video game simulating a professional men's league. NHL 13 » 8/29/12 12:00pm 8/29/12 12:00pm will feature Hayley Wickenheiser (above, left), of the Canadian women's national team, and Angela Ruggiero (above, right) of the United States national team,…

NHL's Gameplay Upgrades Sound Rather Similar to FIFA's

Going on about five years now, EA Sports' FIFA » 5/18/12 6:01pm 5/18/12 6:01pm and series have been reliably acclaimed, strong-selling titles, a remarkable run for a video game genre and publisher so henpecked by hardcore gamer criticism. Both games have smart, motivated, multinational communities that greatly value evangelizing for their…

MLB 2K Winner May Be an 'Ugly Duckling,' but He's Still a Millionaire

News and notes from around the world of sports video gaming: » 3/30/12 6:30pm 3/30/12 6:30pm the two previous winners of the Million-Dollar Perfect Game challenge in the series. McGilberry and his wife, Katy, have an 8-month-old son now, named Braxton. The couple chose to start a family thanks to the financial security Wade's winnings provided.…

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…