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  1. The 'Madden' NFL Dream Team

    Jon Robinson

    Note: This article originally published on March 12, 2012. To vote for the "Madden NFL 25" cover, please click here. Michael Vick is to "Madden" what Bo Jackson is to "Tecmo Bowl." A level of domination so extreme, so in-your-face, that you can...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  2. 'MLB 13' captures little things in a big way

    Jon Robinson

    Santiago Casilla throws a wicked two-seam fastball that's smacked back up the middle. Casilla, who falls toward first base after his pitch, rotates his glove behind his back, catches it, and then spins completely around to make the throw to first. ...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  3. Hunter Pence talks video games, Giants

    Jon Robinson

    Hunter Pence grins as he watches his cyber-self strut to the batter's box in "MLB 13: The Show." "They beasted me out," he tells me with a laugh, proud to see his character captured so accurately, from his high socks to his quirky batting stance. ...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  4. Buster Posey talks 'MLB 13,' World Series

    Jon Robinson

    When National League MVP Buster Posey sat down recently with the producers of "MLB 13: The Show," he not only got a behind-the-scenes view of video game development, he found new appreciation for the amount of work that goes into making virtual Buste...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  5. Michael Crabtree talks Crab Shake, 49ers

    Jon Robinson

    When Michael Crabtree busts a move in the end zone, he's paying tribute to his favorite cabbage-patching, prime-timing, ball-signing players he grew up watching. "Everyone loves a good touchdown celebration," Crabtree says with a smirk as he shows...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  6. Aldon Smith is a beast in 'Call of Duty'

    Jon Robinson

    The only thing more relentless than an Aldon Smith pass rush is cyber-Smith chasing you down online with his PP90 in "Call of Duty." "I take 'Call of Duty' seriously," Smith says as we talk video games with Mr. "99 Problems [but a sack ain't one]....

    Blog | October 26, 2012
  7. Jerry Rice talks 'Madden,' 49ers, Kinect

    Jon Robinson

    The NFL is teaming with Xbox to fight childhood obesity, with a goal of recruiting 1 million kids to be physically active 60 minutes per day. Workout warrior Jerry Rice is helping lead the charge, serving as a spokesman for the project in hopes o...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  8. 'Madden NFL 13': Chasing 49ers gold

    Jon Robinson

    Alex Smith is as frustrating to play with in "Madden NFL 13" as he is to watch in real life. That's the first lesson I learned by playing through a season as the 49ers in the game's new Connected Careers mode, as I attempted to bring San Francisco...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  9. Buster Posey talks video games, Giants

    Jon Robinson

    "Angry Birds" meets home run derby. That's the simplest way to describe "Buster Bash," the addictive new mobile app that has sports fans swiping at their touch screens to launch line drives as they play through the life of Giants catcher Buster Po...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  10. Ken Block discusses 'Gymkhana 5,' video games

    Jon Robinson

    Ken Block discusses 'Gymkhana 5,' video games

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2012
  11. Ken Block talks 'Gymkhana 5,' hoonigans

    Jon Robinson

    Ken Block's "Gymkhana 5" video, where he shreds the streets of San Francisco (and even busts doughnuts on a barge in the Bay!), is the closest thing to video game driving come to life as I've ever seen. Then again, that's what being a hoonigan is ...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  12. 'Madden 13' showcases Nike uniforms

    Jon Robinson

    When it comes to the secrecy surrounding what the new Nike uniforms will look like in "Madden NFL 13," the game's art director, Jean Adams, says the design team's studio was on CIA-type lockdown. "We moved all of the people working on th...

    Blog | April 15, 2012
  13. Cam Newton holds slim 'Madden' lead

    Jon Robinson

    Cam Newton has clobbered every player on his way to the "Madden NFL 13" cover vote final four. So much so, that I just assumed he'd dispatch of hard-hitting linebacker Patrick Willis before the weekend and secure his plane tickets to the New Yor...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  14. Cam Newton holds slim lead in 'Madden' cover vote

    Jon Robinson

    Cam Newton has clobbered every player on his way to the "Madden NFL 13" cover vote final four. So much so, that I just assumed he'd dispatch of hard-hitting linebacker Patrick Willis before the weekend and secure his plane tickets to the New York cov...

    Blog | Conversation | April 13, 2012
  15. 'Madden' cover vote down to final four

    Jon Robinson

    With the "Madden NFL 13" cover vote down to the round of four, is it inevitable that we'll see a battle of Cam Newton versus Calvin Johnson in the finals? Not so fast. While Cam and Megatron have been Nos. 1 and 2 in total votes since the com...

    Blog | April 11, 2012
  16. 'Madden' cover vote down to final four

    Jon Robinson

    With the "Madden NFL 13" cover vote down to the round of four, is it inevitable that we'll see a battle of Cam Newton versus Calvin Johnson in the finals? Not so fast. While Cam and Megatron have been Nos. 1 and 2 in total votes since the competiti...

    Blog | Conversation | April 11, 2012