Category Archives: Sports

Jet Set Radio Grinding to XBLA!

Not the ‘Future’…but this Retro is Set to Jet! The Sega Dreamcast produced many a beloved franchises in its short lifespan, but one of the most popular and influential franchises to be birthed from this time was Jet Set Radio … Continue reading

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Kinect Sports: Kicking my Ass

Gonna make you Sweat! Golden Gloves – Scored 100 or more in the Super Saver Football mini-game Gamerscore = 25     Unlocked on 28/01/2012 With winter still in full effect here I have not been nearly as active as I usually … Continue reading

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Rapala for Kinect™

Royal Fishy Society… World Class Angler – Registered in an Online Leaderboard Gamerscore = 10    Unlocked on 16/12/2011 Earlier this year I posted a blog about Sega Bass Fishing on my Dreamcast.  I have always enjoyed Sega’s fishing efforts, especially … Continue reading

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Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD Coming Summer of 2012

The way I like it! Classic THPS! For me the zenith of the Tony Hawk Pro Skater franchise was THPS2.  Back in the day I owned it, and the original, on my Dreamcast (actually still have both to this day).  … Continue reading

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Kinect making a comeback in my household! After starting with a bang last November the Kinect captured gamer’s imaginations with its sci-fi tech which created a new paradigm of gaming controls.  Unfortunately with only a handful of good games, hit … Continue reading

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Xtra Points: Halo, Halloween, and Haulin’ Ass!

Ten years in the making… As I have been so bust gaming the last few weeks my blog has been a little lean as of late.  That will change as Halloween approaches, and with that, my second annual SUPERGHOST’s Fright … Continue reading

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Mission Accomplished: Sega Bass Fishing

Virtua Fish! Arcade Winner – You cleared ARCADE MODE                                                    Gamerscore = 10   Unlocked on 15/09/2011 A while back I posted about my experiences with Sega Bass Fishing on the Dreamcast, complete with the Dreamcast Fishing Controller (motion control before motion … Continue reading

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Xtra Points: Demo Daze

Dazed and amused… With just getting back from vacation and back to games I don’t have enough for a dedicated post so here is my catch-all blog feature, Xtra Points.  This edition features two recent demos just mad available today … Continue reading

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The Games of Commodore 64 Week: Epyx ‘Games’

Light it up! With the popularity of Activision’s Decathlete and the Konami’s Track n Field, Epyx took what was out there and ramped it up into what would be one of the hallmarks of C64 games by creating Summer Games.  … Continue reading

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The Games of Commodore 64 Week: Hardball!

Accolade presents baseball! Baseball had never looked so good.  Hardball! was our family choice when it came to C64 baseball sims.  Where the game lacked in teams (only two), each did sport a full roster, and substitutions did make a … Continue reading

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