The last week has been a steady mix of hanging out with friends–including an awesome New Year’s Eve party (thanks, Phil)–and the usual boring “teacher stuff” I do to get prepared for the semester (which started Tuesday). Yes, friends and work are my excuses for not blogging the past 6 days.
Anyway, I found this brochure, starring Patrick Sharp and Bryan Campbell to warn you that…
“Some video games are for kids. Some aren’t.”
That’s right, kids…the Blackhawks are here to warn your parents about the new Call of Duty game. Perhaps you’d rather play something less violent, like NHL ’12 instead? Continue reading
A few days ago, this image started circulating around the internet:
Yep, from the looks of it, Stanley Cup MVP Jonathan Toews will grace the cover of “NHL ’11″. This is the second year in a row that a Chicago Blackhawks player will be on the cover of the popular hockey video game. For those who don’t follow the Blackhawks or video games, Patrick Kane was on the cover of “NHL ’10″. (Picture here)
Early hockey video game is really Pong with great box art
Sometimes we forget how far video games have come. Those old enough to remember when Wayne Gretzky played for the Oilers probably got their start playing video games on the Atari 2600 – with games like Space Invaders, Combat, Surround and Video Olympics. Continue reading