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Duane Munn

Holiday Wish List: Nike Kobe Zoom V 10

  • GearHead
  • Posted by: Duane Munn
  • December 15, 2009, 6:08 PM


Courtesy of Nike

Kobe's newest sneaker won't be available until the day after Christmas, but that shouldn't stop you from adding them to your wish list. This year's edition, inspired in-part by the footwear worn during soccer matches, is even lower to the ground than last year's low-tops. They're also a full ounce lighter (checking in at 10.6 oz.), allowing Bryant to stop-and-go at the drop of a dime.

As if he needed any help on the court.

The Nike Zoom Kobe V will be available exclusively on nikeid.nike.com beginning December 26th. A wide-scale release will follow on January 1st.

(More pics after the break)

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Duane Munn

Holiday Wish List: Kobe Doin' Work (DVD) 0

  • GearHead
  • Posted by: Duane Munn
  • December 15, 2009, 5:34 PM


Courtesy of Disney

What's a trip in Kobe Bryant's shoes feel like? Acclaimed filmmaker Spike Lee attempts to answer that question with this day-in-the-life DVD, trailing the NBA super-duper-duperstar as he prepared for a game against the San Antonio Spurs late in the 2008 season.

Viewers are given unprecedented access to Bryant: everything from his arrival at the Staples Center prior to tip-off, his pre-game preparations, in-game thoughts and more!

Kobe Doin' Work retails for $29.99, and can be found on amazon.com.

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Duane Munn

Holiday Wish List: Madden NFL 10, NBA Live, FIFA 10 (iPhone) 19

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  • Posted by: Duane Munn
  • December 15, 2009, 5:16 PM


Courtesy of EA

Not content with only releasing the best sports sims available for home gaming consoles, EA Sports has taken their most popular titles - NBA Live, Madden NFL 10 and FIFA 10 - to the iPhone.

The result? The titles lack the graphical punch of the the big-screen versions, and a few gameplay omissions are noticeable (they couldn't fit all the real-life arenas into the game, and the Franchise/GM modes were also removed), but they aren't missing much else. Every athlete, every team, even head-to-head matchups (via the iPhone's online interface) and a more simplified Career mode... it's all in there.

NBA Live, Madden NFL 10 and FIFA 10 retail for $6.99 each, and can be found on iTunes.

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Caroline Thayer

Who is Your SECOND Favorite Team? 25

  • Kid Reporter
  • Posted by: Caroline Thayer
  • December 15, 2009, 4:48 PM


Caroline Thayer discusses rooting for teams outside your home state...

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Duane Munn

Holday Wish List: PS3 (120 GB) 2

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  • Posted by: Duane Munn
  • December 15, 2009, 4:41 PM


Courtesy of SCEA

This new version of the PS3 console is smaller than the original model, but features all of big brother's best attributes, such as a built-in Blu Ray player and access to the PlayStation Network. And thanks to an improved internal design, slim here ALSO boasts more storage space (120GB, compared to the 80GB of storage space in PS3 V.1).

Oh. And did I mention it's cheaper?

The PlayStation 3 (120GB) retails for $299.00 and can be found on scea.com.

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Duane Munn

Holiday Wish List: McFarlane's Sports Picks - NFL Football Series 22 5

  • GearHead
  • Posted by: Duane Munn
  • December 14, 2009, 3:21 PM


Courtesy of McFarlane Toys

McFarlane Toys continues to crank out some of the most-realistic sports-themed toys since... well, ever! Basically, if it's featured on a player in real life, you'll most likely find it on his McFarlane Mini-Me.

This year's lineup includes figurines for Adrian Peterson, Tom Brady, Matt Ryan and more!

NFL Football Series 22 figures retail for $12.99, and can be found on spawn.com/toys.

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Duane Munn

Holiday Wish List: LittleBigPlanet (PSP) 1

  • GearHead
  • Posted by: Duane Munn
  • December 14, 2009, 3:07 PM


Courtesy of SCEA

This portable installment of the popular Playstation 3 title allows gamers to push, pull and alter over 30 all-new levels in whatever direction it takes to guide Sackboy across the finish line.

And, as an added bonus, gamers that use LBP's level editor to build their own customized boards will be able to share them online via the PlayStation Network.

LittleBigPlanet retails for $39.99, and can be found on scea.com.

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