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  1. Check out the clip of EA's 'FIFA Street' World Tour

    Jon Robinson

    I don't hate "FIFA Street" as much as I hate the fact that EA Sports shut down production of the "NFL Street" and "NBA Street" product lines (both superior games to "FIFA Street" in my opinion), but continues to carry on the "Street" legacy with only...

    Blog | Conversation | March 07, 2012
  2. Kyrie Irving talks about return of 'NBA Live 13'

    Jon Robinson

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- With NBA All-Star Weekend in Orlando, EA Sports invited a select number of players to visit their Florida development studio, showing off the latest of what the company is calling "the future of basketball" video games. Rookie Kyri...

    Blog | Conversation | February 26, 2012
  3. CC Sabathia talks 'The Show,' love for PlayStation

    Jon Robinson

    When Yankee pitcher CC Sabathia hits the road, there's one piece of luggage he never forgets to pack. "I had a special travel case designed in order to play video games," Sabathia tells me, confessing his love for PlayStation. "I actually gave my f...

    Blog | Conversation | February 19, 2012
  4. NBA legend Scottie Pippen talks about 'NBA 2K12'

    Jon Robinson

    With the NBA back in full "I'm going to dunk on you and have my agent turn it into a YouTube video" mode, more and more gamers are going back to "NBA 2K12" and playing through the season that almost never was. And while "2K12" features an array of ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 16, 2012
  5. EA Sports talks about reboot of basketball franchise

    Jon Robinson

    It's been over a year now since EA Sports turned "NBA Elite" into NBA Delete, cancelling the new console simulation franchise before it ever even hit stores. And while EA Sports has been mostly silent about their basketball plans beyond proclaiming...

    Blog | Conversation | December 06, 2011
  6. Shaquille O'Neal talks "NBA Jam," shooting threes and arcade mach...

    Jon Robinson

    If you worked as an intern for the Orlando Magic back in 1993, chances are, your job consisted of packing up and shipping Shaquille O'Neal's "NBA Jam" arcade machine from city to city as the team hit the road. That's right, before players packed an...

    Blog | Conversation | October 10, 2011
  7. 'NBA Street' characters find new home in 'NBA Jam: On Fire Editio...

    Jon Robinson

    "NBA Street" is one of my favorite video game sports franchises of all time. So when I heard that EA Sports was going to put a "Street" team in the new "NBA Jam: On Fire Edition" (October 5, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360), I was not only excited to bust ou...

    Blog | Conversation | September 27, 2011
  8. Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward joins pro gaming league

    Jon Robinson

    Close your eyes and imagine what a professional video game player looks like. Now open your eyes and stare at the picture of Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward. Not even close to what you were thinking, right? But with the NBA players locked out from...

    Blog | Conversation | September 13, 2011
  9. Seattle's Payton and Kemp return to 'NBA Jam'

    Jon Robinson

    One of my favorite obsessions back in the day was finding random "NBA Jam: Tournament Edition" machines and waiting for the screen to cycle to the "Most Popular" team stats. It was basically just a list to show which squads were the most played on a ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 22, 2011
  10. 'NBA 2K12' is my most anticipated video game this year

    Jon Robinson

    John Stockton's short shorts just got even shorter. That's right, when 2K Sports artists were rendering the exact look of the legends in "NBA 2K12," a few adjustments were made to make the game feel even more authentic. But 2K Sports didn't stop with...

    Blog | Conversation | August 21, 2011
  11. The 15 legends of 'NBA 2K12'

    Jon Robinson

    John Stockton's short shorts just got even shorter. That's right, when 2K Sports artists were rendering the exact look of the legends in "NBA 2K12," a few adjustments were made to make the game feel even more authentic. But 2K Sports didn't stop with...

    Blog | Conversation | August 18, 2011
  12. 'NBA Jam: On Fire Edition' is download-only game

    Jon Robinson

    Dirk Nowitzki hits four three pointers in a row, rips the ball out of D-Wade's hands and pulls up to the arc. But before busting another triple in LeBron's face, digital Dirk does something, well, that you'd only see in a game like "NBA Jam" -- Dirk ...

    Blog | Conversation | July 31, 2011
  13. Get ready for Jordan, Bird and Magic to cover 'NBA 2K12'

    Jon Robinson

    If you're 2K Sports, how do you top Michael Jordan as your cover athlete? Easy. Simply bring MJ back, only this time reunite him with fellow Dream Teamers Larry Bird and Magic Johnson for three distinct and visually stunning covers. That's right, 2K...

    Blog | Conversation | July 21, 2011
  14. 'NBA 2K11' predicts Chicago Bulls championship

    Jon Robinson

    Tapping into the simulation engine of "NBA 2K11," 2K Sports predicts a wild NBA Finals between the Bulls and Mavericks, with Dallas jumping out to a three games to one series lead only to choke away the title to Derrick Rose and the Bulls in seven. ...

    Blog | Conversation | May 22, 2011
  15. EA Sports makes changes to NBA game franchises

    Jon Robinson

    EA Sports announced that they are in development of "NBA Jam: On Fire Edition," a new version of the classic series that will be available this October via Xbox Live Arcade and the PlayStation Network. According to the game's press release, the new ...

    Blog | Conversation | April 10, 2011
  16. Andre Agassi talks 'Top Spin 4,' his signature style and mullets

    Jon Robinson

    This past Halloween, I saw two people in San Francisco walking around with mullet wigs and obnoxiously bright tennis gear complete with drawn-on stubble to complete their throwback Andre Agassi costumes. When I tell the man who inspired the iconic l...

    Blog | Conversation | March 15, 2011