Shawn DrotarSee You In September!

Posted on August 26th, 2009 in Opinion by Shawn Drotar

I’d like to apologize for the happenings that led to a lack of new content on this site for the last week-and-a-half. I’m getting everything back in gear now, however, and when I return on Tuesday the 1st, content - including a fresh podcast - will start flowing anew.
Thanks for bearing with me, please […]

Shawn Drotar5WGaming/The Sports Game Guy Podcast: August 13, 2009

Posted on August 13th, 2009 in Gaming, Xbox 360, Playstation 3, Opinion, Podcast by Shawn Drotar

This week,’s Damon Peterson and I have the opportunity to sit down with two guests: Dougie Veney from and Raymond “Shopmaster” Goode from
Damon, Dougie and Raymond comprise the community portion of first-ever Madden NFL Hall of Fame Selection Committee, and the three of them relay their thoughts about the project and their […]

Shawn DrotarMadden NFL 10: Impressions

Posted on August 10th, 2009 in Gaming, Xbox 360, News, Opinion by Shawn Drotar

I’ve been playing the Xbox 360 version of EA Sports’ latest pro football title since Friday, and there are a few things that have caught my attention thus far.
First and foremost, it’s easily the best Madden in years as far as gameplay goes; it’s fun, exciting and very pleasant to look at. It’s both instantly […]

Shawn DrotarPretend people, real feelings

Posted on August 5th, 2009 in Gaming, Xbox 360, PC Gaming, Playstation 3, News, Opinion by Shawn Drotar

As games become more realistic, more realistic-looking human characters become the norm. Along with that comes an increased sensitivity regarding what those human characters look like - and act like. In a recent blog for the Houston Chronicle, author Willie Jefferson noted his discomfort with what appears to be unintentional racism in video games.
While expressing […]

Shawn Drotar5WGaming/The Sports Game Guy Podcast: August 4, 2009

Posted on August 4th, 2009 in Gaming, Xbox 360, Playstation 3, News, Opinion, Wii, Podcast by Shawn Drotar

In our latest podcast,’s Damon Peterson and I are joined by Dougie Veney, our guest from Dougie created his site as a senior project in high school, and we talk about how it’s grown into the lively spot it is today.
The three of us discuss what’s dominating our gaming time at the moment […]