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Straight Fyre for Two Hours, But With Mechs

What could possibly go wrong?
Rob Zacny
2.1.19
Madden NFL

'Madden NFL 19' Bleeps Colin Kaepernick's Name From In-Game Soundtrack

Electronic Arts has yet to issue a comment about the odd censoring of a player who's currently suing the NFL.
Patrick Klepek
8.2.18
Podcasts

We Discuss ‘Echo,’ Golf Courses, and Trump’s NFL Tweets on Waypoint Radio

It was going to be a short episode, and then The Question Bucket happened.
Patrick Klepek
9.25.17
Guide To Games

'Tecmo Super Bowl' Perfectly Blended Sports Simulation and Arcade Action

Also it had dope cutscenes.
Austin Walker
9.21.17
Madden NFL

The 'Madden NFL 18' Story Mode Is Better Than It Has Any Right To Be

Devin Wade's football journey is worth experiencing, regardless of what you think of football.
Patrick Klepek
8.22.17
fifa

This is the Year I Switch From Pro Evo to FIFA

And that’s entirely because Nintendo’s portable version of EA’s football behemoth is a darn good interpretation of the beautiful game.
Mike Diver
7.11.17
sports and politics

Sports Games, Colin Kaepernick, and the Lie of Apolitical Stardom

Story modes in sports sims shouldn't shy away from the difficult truth.
Nick Capozzoli
6.13.17
fifa

‘FIFA 18’ Feels Like an Action Replay of What We’ve Already Seen

At this point in the soccer series, any changes to the action are mostly surface level. So why bother updating at all?
Mike Diver
6.10.17
nintendo

How ‘Mario Sports Superstars’ Stirs the Unlikely Memory of ‘Microprose Soccer’

Here I am, playing portable 11-a-side in 2017, and I’m reminiscing about a janky top-down kick-about from 1988. Who’d have thought it?
Mike Diver
3.8.17
Sports Games

Your Worthless Old Sports Games Could Be Priceless Time Capsules

The EA Sports titles of yesteryear are outdated, unwanted. But to play them today is to experience a flood of memories, good and bad.
Mike Diver
1.26.17
The Pick-Me-Up

The Pick-Me-Up: 'Soccer Physics' Won't Make You Sweat, Might Make You Barf

This was never meant to be mastered. This is the kind of game that makes you laugh until you’re sick.
Chris Schilling
1.10.17
Mental Health Bar

How Playing ‘FIFA’ Helps Men Deal with Their Feelings

Most men don't really know what the fuck to do with their feelings. Unless, of course, they're playing a soccer video game.
Sam Diss
8.10.15