• Diana’s “Classic” Videogame Tournament Experience

    When one goes to a "classic" videogame tourney thrown by non-gamers, the results may not be what you expect. Diana reports.

  • Super Bowl XLIX Predictions

    I fired up my copy of Tecmo Super Bowl for the NES and set up a CPU vs. CPU match to predict the results.

  • GC Podcast #47: The Best Games of 2011

    That's right, it's March and we're still going on about year-end awards here at GameCola!

  • Madden NFL ’94 (SNES)

    I don't know what it was with 1994, but it sure ushered in some great sports games (well, technically, it was 1993 when the games came out, for the 1994 season). People were getting used to the Wall b

  • 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!

  • EA Continues to Suck

    I sold off a few of my classic videogames last weekend, keeping the good ones that, although I may never play them again (partially because I can't seem to find my SNES hardware at the moment), have a

  • EA Server Shutdown Reaction

    Here at GameCola, there's not generally a lot of talk on sports games.  Maybe that's because from year to year, the games don't change much.  When it's jumping up to the next generation, there's a g

  • Captain Eric’s Psychic Thumb Feature Presentation

    I am sensing a very bleak few months in the future of videogaming. However, that will not stop me from bestowing all of my knowledge to YOU!: the good readers of GameCola. I shall be brave; I shall be strong! I shall enlighten us all on what we will be doing for the foreseeable future, no matter how scary it may be!

  • Versus Mode: Limited Editions, The Sims: The Movie, Madden, and More

    GC writers Alex Jedraszczak and Jamie Juett discuss whether limited editions are a rip-off, the upcoming Sims movie, whether Madden is "manly," and more.

  • Versus Mode: E3, Denzel as Master Chief, Halo 4, and More

    GC's Casey Levine and Eric Regan discuss whether E3 is ruined, whether Denzel Washington would make a good Master Chief, whether there should be a Halo 4, and more.