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Last year, a group of crazily dedicated fans modded the iconic Tecmo Super Bowl to update it with current and correct NFL listings. One year on, they've done it again with (the unofficial) Tecmo Super Bowl 2013, featuring NFL teams and players fully up-to-date as of September 2. It's like one of th...

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Sports MMOs haven't gotten off the ground as of yet, and whether their lack of mainstream success is due to design challenges or some other factor, they remain obscure oddities for the most part. Somewhat less obscure is Tecmo's 1980s Nintendo series based on the National Football League. The ...

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There's a decent chance many gamers out there have passed judgment on Tecmo Bowl Throwback. If you've played any of the original titles, the decision has likely been made. For the rest of us, allow us to present the latest XBLA in Brief, where we take a look at the revamped classic. In short, Tecmo...

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Our burning desire for a renovated version of timeless basketball classic NBA Jam won't be sated until the remake drops on Wii later this year. However, our similar jones for a new old football title will be catered to this Wednesday with the Xbox Live Arcade release: Tecmo Bowl Throwback. For 800 ...

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You'd think one April Xbox Live schedule would be enough, but apparently not for Microsoft. The company just issued another release schedule packed with Xbox Live Arcade, DLC, Games on Demand, Avatar goodies and Deals of the Qeek. Leading the pack is the long-awaited release of Tecmo Bowl Throwback...

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Update 2: Now with a trailer! That's right, everyone's favorite retro football experience Tecmo Bowl Throwback, finally has a solid release date. According to Microsoft's most recent Xbox Live schedule, Tecmo's revamped classic will tackle Xbox Live Arcade on April 28 for 800 ($10). We've conta...

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Tecmo Bowl Throwback was first revealed through a trusted Joystiq source back in January (and then subsequently popped up in an ESRB rating), so we weren't exactly thrown into a tizzy when Tecmo released the official announcement today. Throwback will be released on Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation...

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It seems that, once again, our anonymous tipster was right on the money. The ESRB recently rated Tecmo Bowl Throwback for the PSN and XBLA platforms, describing it as a "top-down arcade-style football game in which players compete against teams around the country to become the 'Tecmo Bowl Champion....

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Update: Our source contacted us with some more info, confirming that Tecmo Bowl Throwback is indeed based on the SNES version of Tecmo Super Bowl. A trusted source (the same who provided us with early knowledge of Lucidity and NBA2K10 Draft Combine) has just informed Joystiq that Tecmo's planne...

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Following last week's drought due to the public holiday, Nintendo has turned the download faucet back on in Japan. It's another week free of WiiWare, but there's certainly enough Virtual Console material to make up for it. Outside of a trio of VC Arcade titles, we've got a Super Famicom tactical R...

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Tecmo Bowl (Arcade, 1 - 4 players, 600 Wii Points) We say: Beats the NES game with co-op and better graphics After two weeks of forced hiatus, Nintendo has finally seen fit to restore VC in Brief. This week's Virtual Console release is the Arcade version of Tecmo Bowl. It bests its NES counterpart i...

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This week is a special one for Nintendo fans. Not only do we finally see an end to the Virtual Console drought, but we also get fighting robots and a new Art Style game. Oh, and then there's Sexy Poker, Gameloft's odd strip poker game for WiiWare. We guess the company never heard of Google image s...

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Well, our latest giveaway has come to a close and we've been waiting long enough to select a winner. The lucky recipient of our Tecmo prize pack is none other than: garf2430, who likes Super Tecmo Bowl Congrats to our winner and better luck next time to all of you. Keep your eyes on DS Fanbo...

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Like free stuff? Well, why not try and win some games for free, on us? This week we're giving away a copy of Tecmo Bowl: Kickoff and Robocalypse on the DS. Want to get in on the action? Check out the original contest post right here. Best of luck to you all and, remember: this contest ends Sunday...

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Are you all ready for another fanswag giveaway? We've got a pair of Tecmo titles up for grabs in Tecmo Bowl: Kickoff and Robocalypse. We're running this giveaway starting today and ending Sunday, December 21st at 11:59pm ET. The winner will be selected the following day via random drawing. To ente...

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When I had received my copy of Tecmo Bowl: Kickoff for review, I was ecstatic. You see, I spent quite a bit of time with Tecmo Bowl and Super Tecmo Bowl when I was growing up, so I wanted to see how this revival held up. After putting it through its pace, Tecmo Bowl: Kickoff is kind of, well ... k...

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Lots of games out this week that may have dropped off your radar, like Tecmo Bowl: Kickoff and Populous DS. If you like a wide variety of games, this one may be tough for you: there's a lot of different things out this week, and unfortunately, they all cost money. That one always gets us in the end....

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Game companies must find old IP profitable, with yet another retro remake on the way in Tecmo Bowl Kickoff. This DS diversion plunges into the nostalgia glands within our hypothalamus; we fondly associate the NES original with grade-school sleep-overs. Maybe there's a direct connection between our...

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