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It's football, other football, basketball, and hockeyball in today's Xbox Countdown to 2014 sale, with 75 percent deducted from four arcade sportsters. There's FIFA Street 3 down to $5, NFL Blitz and NBA Jam: On Fire Edition both at $3.74, and 3 on 3 NHL Arcade just $1.24. If you just can't take a...

December 23rd 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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PlayStation Plus subscribers ready for some football can tackle NFL Blitz for free starting tomorrow. Following Tuesday's regularly scheduled PlayStation Network update, the arcade-style American gridiron simulator will be gratis, along with discounts on Alex Kidd and Spelunker HD.Spelunker HD is d...

October 1st 2012 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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In January, EA Sports released a reboot of Midway's arcade football game, NFL Blitz. Basically, I loved it, so when I sat down for a chat with EA Sports executive vice president Andrew Wilson, I asked him if we would see more NFL Blitz. "I would say so," he responded."I think what we've come to rea...

June 6th 2012 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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Move over, Sonic CD -- you're so last month. EA's remake of Midway's arcade football series, NFL Blitz, is top dog now, securing the No. 1 spot as PSN's most-downloaded game of January 2012. We're going to chalk that one up to playoffs fever.On the PSOne Classics side, Final Fantasy VII bested the...

February 15th 2012 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Nostalgia is, to use the vernacular of Rick James, a helluva drug. We're all addicted to it -- whether it's an old movie, your old stomping grounds or any number of things from your past, we all don the rose-colored glasses from time to time and, on occasion, suffer disappointment. Video games a...

January 6th 2012 at 4:25pm 0 Comments
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As we inch closer to the biggest commercial showcase NFL game of the year, fans of pigskin ovals can whet their appetites for the big day with NFL Blitz, which brings nostalgic arcade goodness to PSN. Last year's cartoonish, over-the-top XBLA racer TNT Racers also makes its PlayStation debut toda...

January 3rd 2012 at 7:15pm 0 Comments
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I should preface this by saying I love NFL Blitz. I dumped tons of quarters into the original arcade machine and when it came to N64, I was the guy going to the arcade with his memory card. Those were good times. Now I know Blitz: The League and its follow-up left a bad taste in your mouth, but...

November 19th 2011 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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You know that rumor we heard late last year about EA Tiburon working on a new NFL Blitz game? Consider it fact now: EGM has the exclusive scoop on the reboot, which will feature all of the elbow drops and brutality fans of the original series remember. New changes include a currency system, cal...

October 18th 2011 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Giant Bomb reports that an anonymous tipster recently sent word of a fairly thrilling project that's currently in the early stages of development at EA Sports: A reboot of the NFL Blitz franchise. The rights for EA to do so were apparently acquired when the publisher purchased the NBA Jam license f...

November 21st 2010 at 1:30pm 0 Comments