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Contest Winning Review: NBA 2K11

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 No Comments

NBA 2K11 would’ve been more appropriately titled Michael Jordan: The Game. This is not a bad thing. As a basketball game, it continues the series’ tradition as the most accurate sports simulation on the market. But the game really shines when it puts you in the shoes of the greatest to ever play (pre-LeBron, at […]

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Get Ready to Swim, Michael Phelps Gets His Own Kinect Video Game

Wednesday, February 2, 2011 1 Comment

Today, 505 Games announced the first game in what is apparently a multi-title partnership with record-breaking Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps. 505 says the new title, Michael Phelps – Push the Limit, will be “one of the most realistic and intense sports simulation video games ever”, and it’s being developed for Kinect by Blitz Games. Though […]

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MMA Video Gaming Going to Next Level, By Going Old School in MMA Supremacy

Friday, January 14, 2011 No Comments

505 Games and Los Angeles-based Kung Fu Factory announced this week that they have signed former UFC lightweight champion fighter Jen Pulver to their upcoming mixed martial arts (MMA) video game, Supremacy MMA. This means that Pulver will lend his likeness and backstory to the game, as well as help with the development, as both […]

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NHL SLAPSHOT

Tuesday, October 5, 2010 No Comments

NHL SLAPSHOT, EA’s first hockey game for Wii, is loaded with features… and some annoying flaws. There’s four player support, very functional, though occasionally oversensitive controls, a full Peewee-to-Pro mode allowing you to play a career from childhood to the NHL, complete with experience and level-ups, and more. However, teammate AI is surprisingly timid on […]

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NHL SLAPSHOT Interview with Rick Brown from Electronic Arts

Tuesday, September 7, 2010 No Comments

With NHL SLAPSHOT, Electronic Arts’ first hockey game for Wii, releasing today, we decided to dig deep into our editing bin to find the complete footage from our interview with the game’s Associate Producer, Rick Brown, which we filmed at Nintendo’s E3 Review Event earlier this summer. This interview gives you the basic run through […]

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NHL 2K11 The REAL Hockey Experience on Wii Tour Hits Toronto (w/ video)

Monday, August 23, 2010 No Comments

With NHL 2K11 hitting retailers’ shelves tomorrow, 2K Sports has been pulling all the stops to promote the game by taking it on a tour across North America, complete with special guest visits from real NHL stars. As we mentioned last week, we got to visit the tour as it made its first of two […]

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NHL 2K11 Tour Heading to Ottawa

Friday, August 20, 2010 No Comments

2K Sports announced the location and timing details for the next stop on its “The Real Hockey Experience on Wii” NHL 2K11 tour this week. The Ottawa stop, as listed in the tour’s schedule, will be hitting the HMV at the St. Laurent Shopping Centre this coming Sunday and Monday from 1 pm to 4 […]

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NHL 2K11 Tour Comes to Toronto

Thursday, August 19, 2010 1 Comment

Earlier this week, we got the chance to visit the NHL 2K11 tour bus as it made its first of two stops in Toronto. The event, held at Vaughan Mills mall just north of Toronto, featured a couple of tents with some Wii kiosks, for visitors to try the game before it releases next week, […]

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505 Games Releases Replay Trailer for Backbreaker Football Game

Tuesday, August 17, 2010 1 Comment

505 Games USA and NaturalMotion Games released a new trailer today for their football title, Backbreaker,  released on June 1st, showcasing the new replay system added in the game’s recently added Greathouse title update. Along with the new replay system, the Greathouse update included more than 100 new plays, including an additional nine formations, an […]

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Tony Hawk: Ride board actually useful in future game

Monday, August 16, 2010 No Comments

This past week, Activision announced that the next installment in the Tony Hawk video game franchise is currently in development, and it will actually make use of the motion-sensing board controller the company introduced in Tony Hawk: Ride. Tony Hawk: Shred is meant to be a completely new experience, complete with both skateboarding and snowboarding. […]

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