• What the Crap?: Silly Sports Scarcity

    I know there isn't much sports chatter here @ GameCola, but sports games are a great chance for non-athletic types to juke, putt, dunk, slide tackle, punch, headbutt...whatever your taste may be. In the olden days, sports games weren't simulations; they were what started the idea of "arcade" style, meaning you could sit down with a group of people and play a sport in an unrealistic and fun way, but still stay true to the basic nature of the sport's rules. There's not really that many videogames that do this anymore, and I don't understand why. Such games have a wide audience of both sports fans and multiplayer-game fans, and they're so damn fun to play. If you want a realistic sports game, just watch a real-life sport!

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    Review of NHL 2K8

    Blog fans with good memories will remember back in November when I asked if you wanted me to write a review for NHL 2008 or Final Fantasy VI (bet you all wish you had picked NHL 2008 now, right?). We

  • [NSFW] Be Careful What You Search For #43

    Comics inspired by actual search terms people have Googled to discover GameCola.

  • The Ten Reasons: NHL Hitz 2003

    Welcome to The Ten Reasons, the column where I list ten reasons why I like or dislike a particular game. Last time, I kinda ripped off the popular GameCola column Super Thumbs. But this time, I'm n

  • Be Careful What You Search For #5

    Terrence Atkins is here drawing the keywords YOU used to discover GameCola.

  • Ice Hockey (NES)

    In a world of ultimately customizable hockey games, it's refreshing to have a game like Ice Hockey.

  • Pong: The Next Level (PS1)

    Two warriors, engaged in a back-and-forth struggle for supreme victory.  The ball bounces one way, and then the other—a warrior falters, and his opponent scores a goal.  The battle starts again, a

  • NHL ’94 (SNES)

    Summer 1994: My brothers and I go to Pinelands Video (since gone out of business) in order to find a Super Nintendo game to amuse ourselves with; NHL '94 is the selection. It is rented several times t