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Joyswag: 3 on 3 NHL Arcade (XBLA)

[Update: Entries for this Joyswag are now over! Thanks for entering!] Looking to lace up those skates for some big-headed hockey? 3 on 3 NHL Arcade is a pick-up-and-play sports title that combines the toughness of a crosscheck with the goofiness of giant noggins, and we're giving away five...

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EA's Facebreaker falls in first round, sells 52k units

EA Sport's Freestyle brand, meant for a "more casual sports gaming audience," suffered a beating as its first title, Facebreaker, sold 52,000 units in September. The game's over-the-top nature, originally giving the impression of being a modern day Punch-Out!!, apparently didn't click with...

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Go skiing with Fergie in Celebrity Sports Showdown

And then kill yourself immediately, please. We suggest taking your copy of Celebrity Sports Showdown, EA Canada's zeitgeist fart and 12-sport minigame miasma, and wedging it vertically between a few issues of Teeny Bopper Monthly before leaping into it, face first, using the mound of self-pity...

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FaceBreaker knocks out September release

EA Sports announced yesterday that its latest franchise FaceBreaker will release on September 5 for the Xbox 360 and PS3. While sim-boxing fans look forward to EA's Fight Night series, FaceBreaker is reminiscent of classic arcade boxers pulling nostalgic cues from Nintendo's Punch-Out! and...

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Facebreaker trailers: Meet the pugilists

Although the Facebreaker character trailers aren't half as amusing as the Team Fortress 2 portraits, we do have hope for the game itself. It would be nice if there was a now-gen "casual" boxing game that rekindled that fun we had while playing Punch-Out back in the '80s. The latest...

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EA reveals casual sub-brand, Freestyle

Attempting to appeal to a more casual audience, Electronic Arts announced in a press release the introduction of a new sub-brand of EA Sports called Freestyle. Focusing on making sports titles more accessible to a wider range of gamers, the Freestyle brand logo will signify that a game includes...

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EA Sports unveils 'Freestyle' brand

EA launched a new sub-brand of its EA Sports division today called Freestyle. The division is designed to create games for a "more casual sports gaming audience." These titles will be created with buzzwords in mind like "playful, inclusive, casual and easy to pick up." The first title releasing...

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