The easiest way to win Tecmo Super Bowl is to lose. The reason? “Juice.” Juice is Tecmo slang for the stat boost COM players receive after each MAN win. A good video game increases in challenge as the player progresses[1]. Level 8-3 in Super Mario Bros. is designed to be much harder than level 1-3. […]

Dave Brude has unearthed a long-rumored Tecmo Super Bowl secret: the false start. Twenty years ago, Dave “Bruddog” Brude dominated friends in Tecmo Super Bowl, keeping detailed game notes. Today, Dave is a SoCal electrical engineer. He still stomps the TSB competition, and he still keeps copious Tecmo notes. Except now his notes don’t tally Joe Montana’s […]

Tecmo Super Bowl keeps proving its relevance. An innocent Bo Jackson cameo on Family Guy has thrust TSB into the contentious debate over intellectual property in the digital age. The Family Guy episode, “Run, Chris Run” (May 15 2006), included Peter and Co. playing Tecmo Super Bowl and Double Dribble. Clips of Peter, Quagmire and Cleveland narrating […]

Tecmo Super Bowl & Bo Jackson on Family Guy – Watch Below! Last night, Tecmo Super Bowl and the immortal video game Bo Jackson were referenced on Family Guy, Season 14 Episode 19 Run, Chris, Run. Watch the video above and let the hilarity consume you. LONG LIVE TECMO