Sports Video Games in 2013: A Year in Decline

To a video gamer, the pairing was so natural that I didn't recognize how unusual it really was. On Oct. 12, ESPN broke up its top two announcing teams to put Brad Nessler and Kirk Herbstreit in the booth for the network's Texas A&M-Ole Miss nightcap. The two have, virtually anyway, worked millions of games together in… »12/29/13 6:47pm12/29/13 6:47pm

It Seems Easy, But Tiger's Greatest Feat is Damn Hard in a Video Game

In no rec league could I ever throw a no-hitter. Alone on a basketball court I'd need half an hour to score 69 points—and a trampoline to dunk. But I can do all of those things in my living room. If video games give us the conceit of doing the impossible, only now has one demonstrated how hard that really is. »5/12/13 6:21pm5/12/13 6:21pm

Uniform Policy: Why Video Game Golfers All Look the Same at the Sport's Most Prestigious Club

There's no formal dress code for Augusta National Golf Club as it appears in Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14, but all created golfers must wear the same thing when they play it this year. This is unintentional, but admittedly a goof-up, two of the game's designers told me on Friday. »4/07/13 12:27pm4/07/13 12:27pm