It Seems Easy, But Tiger's Greatest Feat is Damn Hard in a Video Game

In no rec league could I ever throw a no-hitter. Alone on a basketball court I'd need half an hour to score 69 points—and a trampoline to dunk. But I can do all of those things in my living room. If video games give us the conceit of doing the impossible, only now has one demonstrated how hard that really is. » 5/12/13 5:30pm 5/12/13 5:30pm

Winners Always Quit, and Quitters Always Win—If It's in a Video Game

After he carded a seven, then got the dreaded snowman on a par 5, then a six and a double-bogey on a par 3, I half expected to see Rory McIlroy slink off the green, feigning tooth pain. He'd come into this final round atop the leaderboard at 10-under par, and now saw all of that vaporized in the first four holes of a… » 3/31/13 4:30pm 3/31/13 4:30pm

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14: The Kotaku Review

The Mashie. The Brassie. The Cleek. Why, oh why, did golf abandon these delightful club names for bland old 5 iron, No. 2 wood, and 2 iron, or, worse, driver names like that sound like energy drinks. When I whipped out my baffing spoon and eagled No. 4 on Augusta National’s 1934 layout, I could imagine the trash talk… » 3/26/13 11:32am 3/26/13 11:32am

For Men Who Play as Women, Tiger Woods Will Present a Difficult Choice

For several years now, golf fans have been able to create a female professional and play the men's PGA Tour with her. The creation of an LPGA Tour mode in this year's game is another step forward. It's the tour's first appearance ever in a console video game, and the first time gamers may play a career mode associated… » 3/12/13 3:30pm 3/12/13 3:30pm

Three Months After It Launched, the Wii U is Irrelevant to Sports Gaming

For sports gaming, the Wii U wasn't looking much better than its predecessor even a month after release » 2/10/13 2:00pm 2/10/13 2:00pm, and there are no signs the console is going to be a full partner anytime soon. The signals sent by sports' dominant publisher indicate it just has no interest in building for the console.

At Last, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 Brings Sudden Death to Life

For the longest time, a tie was as good as a win in the final round of a Tiger Woods PGA Tour » 1/31/13 6:00pm 1/31/13 6:00pm event. The game's career mode did not simulate playoff holes if your golfer finished in a deadlock with one or more others. The tournament simply ended and you still got credit for a victory. But it was a glaring shortcoming,…

All Four of Golf's Major Tournaments Will Finally Appear in a Video Game

All four major tournaments of men's golf—The Masters Tournament, The United States Open Championship, The Open Championship and the PGA Championship—will appear in Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14, a detail practically lost among other features announced for the game, such as nighttime golf and the debut of the LPGA Tour. » 1/10/13 11:15am 1/10/13 11:15am

Women's Pro Golf Gets Its Career Mode in This Year’s Tiger Woods Game

Player-created female athletes aren't anything new to EA Sports' Tiger Woods PGA Tour games. But, while those avatars have been able to compete in the sport's most storied tournaments, there hasn't been any virtual representation of the LPGA Tour in the golf games. That all changes this year, with the inclusion of a… » 1/08/13 11:45am 1/08/13 11:45am