1. Getting Hit By The Madden Hype Machine

    Somewhere, deep inside EA's corporate headquarters, marketing executives have my picture framed on the wall. Or at least I think they do, as it seems every advertising decision designed to fuel the Madden hype machine targets my individual weaknesses...

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  2. You Want Some Cheese With That?

    Cheese is one of those things that goes great with just about anything. The problem is, it doesn’t go great with video games...

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  3. College Football Trumps the NFL in Gaming

    The NFL is currently the reigning king of sports, but it’s not the only game in town. College football is getting more and more popular every year; there's a fan base of students and alumni that have always followed their teams...

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  4. NBA Live 09 Dynamic DNA Explained

    When I load up a sports game, the first thing I do is look at the top players in the game; then I compare those ratings to what I think the real-life counterparts actually deserve. Typically there are discrepancies, especially as the season progresses..

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  5. NCAA Football 09: A Great Experience Despite Flaws

    Sometimes, you play a game and it just feels right. While there may be a few annoying bugs and a few quirks about a game, it still doesn't diminish your overall opinion of that game. I felt this once already this year with MLB '08: The Show...

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  6. What Arcade Sports Games Could Learn From NBA Jam

    Now that we are in the middle of the heat of summer, school should be the last thing on any young person’s mind. There are places to go, sports to play, adventures to be had...

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  7. The Ultimate NCAA Playbook Guide: Part II

    Sometimes one of the hardest parts of getting your hands on NCAA Football is picking the playbook that is right for your style of play. Picking a playbook is hard enough in Madden with less than 40 options, let alone more than 100...

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  8. The Ultimate NCAA Football Playbook Guide: Part I—Air Force to Florida

    Sometimes one of the hardest parts of getting your hands on NCAA Football is picking the playbook that is right for your style of play. Picking a playbook is hard enough in Madden with fewer than 40 options, let alone more than 100...

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  9. NCAA Football 09: Different Ways To Approach Dynasty Mode

    One of the best features in NCAA Football has always been the dynasty mode. It offers an opportunity for gamers to take over a NCAA football program and lead them through multiple seasons writing your new school’s future...

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  10. Top Spin 3 Players Guide

    To play like tennis champions Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova the average gamer would have to practice day and night...

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  11. Gone But Not Forgotten: Discontinued Sports Video Games Series

    With so many different sports games releasing every season, it’s easy to forget that there were many more just a few years ago...

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  12. NCAA Football '09: Top Five Toughest Dynasty Jobs

    Each year, NCAA players try to pull off the impossible by bringing teams like North Texas and Eastern Michigan to the promised land after just a couple of seasons.Every NCAA gamer contemplates the toughest jobs in college football, and I am no different..

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  13. Closing The Gap Between NBA Live and NBA 2K

    Three seconds left to shoot. You’re down two. Do you set up a play for your star forward or quickly inbound to your sharp shooting guard for the win? These decisions and more highlight the excitement of a basketball video game...

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  14. Top Five NCAA Football Video Games of All Time

    With under a month to go until the NCAA Football '09 release, and with a demo that dropped earlier this month, I figured it was the right time to list my top five NCAA Football video games of all time...

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  15. Finding More Joy in Sports Video Games

    In gaming, what so many of us over at Operations Sports want is for games to be as realistic as possible. However, when it comes to expectations too many of us are not realistic about the games themselves...

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