Where some might see an athlete starting a video game company as a bad idea in the wake of former pitcher Curt Schilling‘s doomed 38 Studios, Baron Davis has never been shy to take what some might call a low-percentage shot. The former Knick guard who blew out his knee this spring and former 15-year Electronic Arts staffer Sean O’Brien have started 5 Balloons Interactive to break into mobile gaming, which they believe isn’t a longshot at all. Their first offering is already available: “Getting Buckets” featuring Davis himself. Steve Nash, Brandon Jennings, Rajon Rondo and Candace Parker play characters who you have to buy in the game, according to Game FAQs. No, there isn’t an option to dunk on Andrei Kirilenko‘s face unlike real-life Davis — but villains do include Hack and Swat, whose evil powers should probably be self-evident. Read More »
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Video Games / Aug 1, 2012 / 3:00 pm
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