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NFL Films Presents: Tecmo Bowl

If you are between the ages of 25 and 45, chances are the first football video game you played was Nintendo’s Tecmo Bowl. It was Madden before Madden, a chance to play as your favorite team and players…

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‘Tecmo Super Bowl’ given its due, NFL Films-style

Why does “Tecmo Super Bowl” continue to resonate?
Time should have forgotten it by now. Compared to the present-day “Madden” franchise, the 1991 release is positively primitive. And yet people don’t romanticize early editions of “Madden” in nearly the same way….

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Welcome to TecmoXII, where Bo, Barry and LT remain in their primes

MADISON, Wis. — Maybe the best “Tecmo Super Bowl” player in the United States, and potentially the world, has little to no interest in telling you his real name….

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The Best at Tecmo Super Bowl Settle a Claim Made by Everyone

MADISON, Wis.—Most of us are realistic about our shot. We are going to get our asses kicked, and then go to the bar…..

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The Super Bowl of Tecmo Super Bowl comes to an end

Who knows how many have set down their bags in a motel in Madison, Wisconsin, quietly nurturing the fantasy that they were the one, the resurrected dorm rat or basement fighter who materializes out of nowhere and, with a fast tap, a puncher’s chance and a timely glance at the other guy’s controller, goes to the super bowl of Tecmo Super Bowl and wins the whole damn thing…

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Tecmo Super Bowl Tournament This Weekend: R E A D Y !

If you didn’t read last week’s mock draft, you probably don’t know that I think on the seventh day God created Tecmo Super Bowl: an NES game that will never not be the best way to burn an afternoon or get in fist fights with siblings no matter how old they are…

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Passion for old-school video pigskin fires Madison Tecmo Super Bowl Tournament

This Saturday, more than 150 people will converge on Logan’s Madtown in downtown Madison to compete for national supremacy… in a 20-year old sports videogame…

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