All Politics Are LocalPresident Obama appears in not one but three sports video games in 2010 - in championship ceremonies for both Madden NFL 11 and NBA 2K11, and as an unlockable celebrity character in NBA Jam. Other politicians appearing in Jam include Vice Presidents Biden and Cheney, Presidents Clinton and George W. Bush, Sen. John McCain and Bayonetta Sarah Palin. All Republicans appearing in NBA Jam are rated, perhaps not replica Patek Philippe 5120J Men's Watch coincidentally, an 8 out of 10 in “steal.”NBA Jam's Sticky ReturnConfirmed for the Wii early in 2010, enthusiasm for EA Sports' reboot of NBA Jam dominates the sports discussion over the spring and summer.
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Rumors later circulate that EA Sports acquired the rights to NFL Blitz in the sell-off of Midway's assets; Turmell also is the creator of that series, stoking speculation that Blitz may return in 2011 or 2012.Fight Night MaturesThe fifth installment of EA Sports' boxing franchise will be unlike any other in the series - or in sports gaming. Announced in November, Fight Night Champion's darker, story-driven “Champion” mode earns the replica Patek Philippe 5115G Men's Watch game an M-rating, the first such title for EA Sports and believed to be the first in licensed sports video games. Champion, which will release March 1, will tell the story of Andre Bishop's rise through the ranks of professional boxing, a journey that intersects with the sport's seedy, manipulative characters, and even a stretch in prison.