The Electronic Wireless Show episode 198: the best last stands in games


Today’s topic for The Electronic Wireless Show podcast comes from listener Alastair Fakelastname, who suggested that we talk about some of our favorite brave last stands in video gaming history. We’re discussing what constitutes a last stand for the purposes of our discussion, but not until some time after the podcast has started. Many things are thrown into the ring, from RTS classics to famous boxarts.

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RIP Game 163; new playoff system ends 1-game tiebreakers

Wynton Bernard calls Mom with good news: He’s on his way to MLB Wynton Bernard cries as he calls his mother to give her good news. After 10 years in the minor leagues he is finally allowed to play in the MLB. Sportskind, USA TODAY Farewell Bucky Bleeping Dent. Adios, Walker (redacted) Buehler. And Russ … Read more

Nintendo Switch Games Sale Discounts Bethesda Games for QuakeCon

ZeniMax Media’s QuakeCon begins tomorrow, August 18th, and runs through Saturday, August 20th. Bethesda released the full schedule earlier this month, and while some big games are conspicuously missing from the lineup, there are plenty of other online events for bethesda and Id Software fans to check out. However, Bethesda isn’t the only company with … Read more

Gamescom 2022: Games, Announcements, and Dates

Gamescom is back this year and it already looks like it Gamescom 2022 will be the next significant event on the gaming calendar. Gamescom 2022, beginning next week, is a hybrid event spanning five days, combining both online and physical announcements. The physical part of the event will take place in Cologne, Germany stream online. … Read more

NBA TV to televise 107 games during 2022-23 regular season

Ja Morant and the Grizzlies will host Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks on Dec. 15 (8 ET, NBA TV). NBA TV will televise 107 live games during the 2022-23 regular season with the league’s biggest stars and top teams in action, including the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors, Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers, Philadelphia 76ers, … Read more

There’s A Huge PlayStation ‘Games Under $20’ Sale Right Now

screenshot: PlatinumGames Today the PlayStation Store launched one of its rotating Games Under promotions, which will feature hundreds of titles and will run until August 30th. This time around, PlayStation is focusing the promotion on getting Games Under $20 instead of the $15 benchmark occasionally used in the past (it really needs the $5), but … Read more

A passel of chess games to get us through the dog days

It’s mid-August and a good time for a vacation, so today we’re letting the players do the heavy lifting. Luckily the dog days of summer are a boom time for chess and we have plenty of good games to fill inches from the recent World Chess Olympiad in Chennai, India and, closer to home, the … Read more

Fun and games at the fair | News, Sports, Jobs

Ilsa Moll | daily press Young carnival-goers test their skills in the Frog Bog while rings bounce and bounce “tink” against glass bottles at the neighboring stand. Carnival games and the lure of oversized prizes keep the center of the UP State Fair full of energy, laughter and excitement throughout the … Read more

Nearly perfect games: Ranking the best attempts since King Felix

By Jordan ShustermanFOX Sports MLB Writer You come at the King, you best not miss. One day before the 10th anniversary of Felix Hernandez throwing MLB’s most recent perfect game, Rays righty Drew Rasmussen found himself three outs away from his own piece of history. Just three outs. How hard could it be? Rasmussen, in … Read more