The Last Sports Stars of Video Games' Cartridge Era [Corrected]

Monday, Jason Kidd gave the NBA his retirement notice. He and Grant Hill were the only active players this year that appeared in NBA Jam: Tournament Edition from 1994. Like veterans of a long-ago war, day by day we are losing the athletes of video gaming's cartridge era. These are the last of them. » 6/05/13 6:06pm 6/05/13 6:06pm

The NHL is Down to Three Active Players Who Appeared in NHL '94

Hyping the cover vote for NHL 14, the league reached back to that old 16-bit crowd-pleaser, NHL '94, to make this adorable video. It's appropriate because one of the finalists is the New Jersey Devils' Martin Brodeur, the only active goalie whose NHL career is older than the video game. » 5/28/13 10:41am 5/28/13 10:41am

NHL 94 Was More Complicated Than You'd Think

For those of a certain age, no video game had more cultural impact — and was played so often under the influence of MadDog 20/20 — than NHL '94. Contrary to popular opinion, it's not the game they're playing in Swingers; sadly, they had already eliminated the bleeding option by then, thus decreasing the ability to… » 11/10/06 11:45am 11/10/06 11:45am