In the popular consciousness, "Tecmo Bowl" usually means the 1989 NES port, if not 1991's Tecmo Super Bowl. Today, The Onion, satirizing White House sports photo ops, shows off its gamer cred by going back to the game's original arcade version, which featured only the "Bulldogs" and "Wildcats"—coached by BOB and ASS. » 5/28/13 7:30pm 5/28/13 7:30pm

Area Man Selects Skyrim as The Onion's Game of the Year

The people who brought you such fantastic headlines as "Burrito Eaten As If Someone In The Room Wasn't Crying" and "Brief Reprieve From Mariah Carey's Christmas Song Comes To Resounding End" have selected their Game of The Year, and it's not ironic at all: Bethesda's Skyrim has edged out the competition to take top honors. » 12/28/11 9:00pm 12/28/11 9:00pm

The Onion Connects Excessive Madden Play To Brain Damage

Examining MRIs and PET scans of Madden football veterans, scientists discovered severely damaged neural pathways in parts of the brain associated with motivation and attention, malformations that might explain the common inability among players to perform such basic tasks as maintaining hygiene and preparing meals…

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The Onion Exposes 'Shaken Manchild Syndrome'

Are video game-playing, comic book-reading manchildren the victims of an unexposed crime? The Onion News Network's Fact Zone takes a look at the epidemic of basement dwelling twentysomethings who are the subjects of violence from frustrated parents. Celebrity spokesman Ben Stiller throws his weight behind the cause.… » 3/23/11 10:00pm 3/23/11 10:00pm

Liberty City Citizens Demand Tougher Law Enforcement

The Onion has been having a complete field day with Grand Theft Auto IV, producing some of the best material they've written in years since the game's release in late April. Today they report on Liberty City citizens' growing dissatisfaction with local law enforcement, citing not only their ineffectiveness in dealing… » 6/04/08 12:20pm 6/04/08 12:20pm