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Scott Jones

World's Smallest Version of NHL 2K11! 2

  • Sports Gamer
  • Posted by: Scott Jones
  • August 26, 2010 1:41pm
Platforms:
iPhone
Release Date:
August 23, 2010
Price:
N/A

The Sports Gamer writes to his Congressman every week asking him for three things: 1. lower taxes; 2. free hot dogs at all sporting events; and 3. a decent portable hockey video games.

While I AM STILL WAITING PATIENTLY for the first two, he definitely came through on the third request. 2K just released a handheld version of NHL 2K11 for the iPhone and the iPod Touch. And though it might seem next to impossible to squeeze and entire game of NHL-caliber hockey onto such a small screen, 2K somehow, some way, manages to pull it off.

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Scott Jones

New 360 Racing Wheel...um, Wheels Into Stores 3

  • Sports Gamer
  • Posted by: Scott Jones
  • August 19, 2010 12:36pm

If you're a fan of racing games--and, man, have we had a lot of great racing games so far this year, including Split/Second and Blur--then no doubt at some point you've been curious about those super expensive racing wheel peripherals that you see on the shelves at your local game store.

If you've tried those wheels in the past, and have been disappointed in the quality--truth: some of them have been pretty iffy, to put it mildly--you might want to give the new Wireless Racing Wheel (Mad Catz; $129.99) a spin.

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Scott Jones

New 360 Racing Wheel...um, Wheels Into Stores 3

  • Sports Gamer
  • Posted by: Scott Jones
  • August 19, 2010 12:36pm

If you're a fan of racing games--and, man, have we had a lot of great racing games so far this year, including Split/Second and Blur--then no doubt at some point you've been curious about those super expensive racing wheel peripherals that you see on the shelves at your local game store.

If you've tried those wheels in the past, and have been disappointed in the quality--truth: some of them have been pretty iffy, to put it mildly--you might want to give the new Wireless Racing Wheel (Mad Catz; $129.99) a spin.

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Scott Jones

Madden NFL 11: The Sports Gamer Test 4

  • Sports Gamer
  • Posted by: Scott Jones
  • August 19, 2010 12:30pm

A couple years ago I concocted a little test designed to evaluate how much reality EA Sports managed to cram into their annual version of Madden. I call it--drumroll, please--the Sports Gamer Madden Test.

Okay, so maybe it needs a better name, but SGMT will suffice for now.

Anyway, here's what I do.

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Scott Jones

Madden NFL 11: The Sports Gamer Test 4

  • Sports Gamer
  • Posted by: Scott Jones
  • August 19, 2010 12:30pm

A couple years ago I concocted a little test designed to evaluate how much reality EA Sports managed to cram into their annual version of Madden. I call it--drumroll, please--the Sports Gamer Madden Test.

Okay, so maybe it needs a better name, but SGMT will suffice for now.

Anyway, here's what I do.

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Scott Jones

WORLD EXCLUSIVE: New DECA SPORTS Has Motion-Plus Controls! 0

  • Sports Gamer
  • Posted by: Scott Jones
  • August 11, 2010 5:46pm

If you've always thought of the DECA SPORTS series as a bare bones Wii Sports, you, wise person, were correct. But those days are about to be over. With the latest installment in the series—DECA SPORTS 3 – the series is really developing an identity all its own. And that means you'll finally have a really good reason to give your copy of Wii Sports Resort a vacation soon.

Keep reading to see the EXCLUSIVE screen shots and teaser trailer of the new DECA SPORTS 3!

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Scott Jones

WORLD EXCLUSIVE: New DECA SPORTS Has Motion-Plus Controls! 0

  • Sports Gamer
  • Posted by: Scott Jones
  • August 11, 2010 5:46pm

If you've always thought of the DECA SPORTS series as a bare bones Wii Sports, you, wise person, were correct. But those days are about to be over. With the latest installment in the series—DECA SPORTS 3 – the series is really developing an identity all its own. And that means you'll finally have a really good reason to give your copy of Wii Sports Resort a vacation soon.

Keep reading to see the EXCLUSIVE screen shots and teaser trailer of the new DECA SPORTS 3!

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