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Okay, we weren't fair with last week's game trailer selection, as NCAA Final Four 99 isn't quite representative of the great college hoops games of the past. To make up for it, we're watching gameplay video this week of Nintendo's own SNES college basketball game, appropriately titled NCAA Basketball. Join us in looking back with fondness to a time when the system's Mode 7 tech would allow a rotating court in the midst of blue chaos to look so awesome.

We know what you're thinking: Two weeks of NCAA basketball talk just because it's Selection Sunday? That's why it's known as "March Madness," friends. Now fill out those brackets!

Vita: 63,581 [UP] 1,038 (1.66%)
3DS LL: 39,801 [DOWN] 10,464 (20.82%)
3DS: 21,207 [DOWN] 5,967 (21.96%)
PS3: 19,567 [DOWN] 6,158 (23.94%)
PSP: 18,023 [UP] 6,852 (61.34%)
Wii U: 9,454 [DOWN] 567 (5.66%)
Wii: 1,363 [DOWN] 20 (1.45%)
Xbox 360: 738 [UP] 252 (51.85%)

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