Excerpt: At first blush, it seems pretty silly to have an NBA-themed game with kids standing in for famous players. It's not like kids can't appreciate the real thing, since it's what they see on television when they watch games. This may hold water in an adult's mind, but the reality is that sports games can alienate kids. All the major sports franchises have become fiendishly difficult to master, with complex controls to match complex physics.
Excerpt: Through what I can only assume is the natural result of growing up in a household with me, my kids have developed a fondness for my two favorite hobbies – gaming and sports. Maybe it was bouncing them on my knee during those football games in the fall or taking them out to their first baseball game when they were barely big enough to lift the box of Cracker Jacks that was in their lap.