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  • Blog Post: 2015 Sports Games Of The Year Awards

    Now that we're out of the growing pains phase of the new home consoles, sports games are also hitting their stride. 2015 was a good all-around year for sports titles (no matter which platform you're on), offering entirely new experiences, the improvement of old favorite franchises, and plenty... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5

    After a lengthy hiatus, the Tony Hawk's Pro Skater franchise is back. Following the poorly received Tony Hawk: Ride and Tony Hawk: Shred games that released in 2009 and 2010 respectively, Robomodo hopes to return the franchise to its former glory by taking a back-to-basics approach and releasing... More
  • Blog Post: 10 New Facts About Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5

    Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 comes out this year, bringing gamers back to the sick tricks and smooth flow that they fell in love with back when the original came out in 1999. Find out more about the game in this latest installment of Anatomy of a Screenshot. Click to enlarge screens. 1.The Online World... More
  • Blog Post: Performance Enhancing Plugs – Which Sports Game Is Guilty Of Inflated Ratings?

    Every year when I fire up the latest NHL game, I shake my head in disbelief at the questionable decision-making surrounding the player ratings. Old players way past their prime (Martin Havlat), young players who never amounted to anything (James Sheppard), and career fourth liners (Eric Nystrom) are... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – Throwing Out The First Pitch In MLB 15: The Show

    Spring is here and the smell of fresh-cut grass is finally more than a memory, which can only mean one thing: baseball is back. This year, SCE San Diego is promising some big things with its annual baseball series' newest title, MLB 15: The Show. Watch as Reiner and Brian check out the various modes... More
  • Blog Post: Where Is The Playoff Spirit In Contemporary Sports Games?

    The game changes when teams enter the playoffs. The stakes are higher and players can finally see the championship, a goal their team has been fighting for all season, in reach. Whether it's hockey's coveted Stanley Cup or the NFL's Vince Lombardi Trophy, every player in their respective... More
  • Blog Post: NHL 15 Wish List – Is This A Make Or Break Year?

    The NHL has surged in popularity over the past few years, repeatedly generating improved television ratings , but that same fortune has not been bestowed upon EA's eponymous series. Since its high water marks in NHL 09 and 10, the series has started to slip in comparison to the wider sports genre... More
  • Blog Post: What I Do & Do Not Want To See From Next-Gen Sports Games

    Sports games will be front and center when the new systems come out, but let’s not get carried away by the hype. I’ve been bamboozled by my fair share of console launches. In previous console generations I got so caught up in the glitz and the newness of the moment that I lost sight of whether... More
  • Blog Post: Ten Sports Games Worthy Of A Remake

    This console generation hasn’t been friendly to sports gamers. While many of the mainstay franchises are still releasing high-quality editions, the one-time sea of sports games has dried up into a wading pool. Fans only have one option for NHL, NBA, and NFL simulations, we lost NCAA basketball... More
  • Blog Post: All Things Sports With EA Sports' Andrew Wilson

    Gamers might be accustomed to sports titles coming out every year, but for EA Sports executive vice president Andrew Wilson, there are myriad details to keep track of as the next-generation of consoles looms, EA moves into UFC, and the industry as a whole is changing. Find out how Wilson and the teams... More
  • Blog Post: Why Should You Care About eSports?

    What makes over eight million people tune in to live streams to watch other people play video games? Electronic Sports, better known as eSports, is an umbrella term for competitive video gaming. Competitive gaming has been growing in popularity for a while now, developing a large fan-base that is both... More
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