Like a sneaky left hook—a punch that famed trainer Teddy Atlas say you never see coming—EA quietly released the iPhone version of Fight Night Champion recently ($4.99). If you've got an iPhone or an iPod Touch, and you're even remotely interested in boxing, you're going to want to check out this game. Here's why... More »
The Nintendo 3DS is due in stores this coming Sunday, March 27th. (Or, Saturday, March 26th, if you happen to attend one of the many midnight-launch events that are happening.) But one of the perks of being the Sports Gamer is that you sometimes get your hands on stuff a week or two before the rest of the world does.
The Clippers' rising star Blake Griffin easily won the 26th dunk contest this year during the NBA's All-Star Star Saturday last month in Los Angeles. In case you missed it, Griffin actually leapt over the hood of a parked car while a nearby choir sang a rendition of "I Believe I Can Fly."
Seems Griffin really can fly.
Unfortunately, the rest of us can't fly--not yet, anyway, until science perfects jet boots. But if you can dream, and if you have access to the 'Net, then you can fly, too--sort of. Keep reading to find out how.
Picked up a copy of MLB '11: The Show for the PlayStation 3? It's a fantastic game, as I explained in detail in this month's issue of SI Kids. The gameplay is incredible, the graphics look photo-realistic and every stadium is rendered down to the last crushed peanut shell. But what you might not know is that the game also has three not-so-obvious, incredibly cool add-ons that make this one of the most unique baseball games yet. Keep reading to find out what they are!
The Sports Gamer's real name is Scott Jones. He played football for 12 years before hanging up his cleats and jumping into video game writing. In his time covering the gaming world, Scott has interviewed star athletes such as Venus Williams, Tony Hawk and David Wright.