Steaming Piles of Crap: Athlete Endorsed SNES Games

My love for the NES is very well documented.  There isn’t a system out there that can consistently suck my time away like the magical 8-bit box in my living room can.  When Nintendo and Sega released 16-bit behemoths Super Nintendo and Genesis to usher in a new era in gaming, I resisted the change.  NOTHING was going to replace my NES, plain and simple.  I drug my feet for a year before eventually getting a SNES, and noticed something about it very quickly: The SNES made AWESOME action games, and absolutely TERRIBLE sports games.


Yesterday, we looked at athlete endorsed NES games.  Today, we move on to its big brother, the SNES

Al Unser Jr. : Road to the Top


Awesome…..another racing game.  Excuse me while I bong Drano

Andre Agassi Tennis


Beard? Check. Mullet? Check. Pastel outfit? Check. Shitty tennis game? Check.

Barkley: Shut-Up & Jam


Great title endorsed by great person, but that’s where the awesomeness ends.  This is easily a top 5 worst roundball game ever

Bill Laimbeer Combat Basketball


This one sucks royal ass, despite having Laimbeer sponsor it, and the theme being “basketbrawl”

Bill Walsh College Football


EA Sports + Sega Genesis=Gold    EA Sports + Super Nintendo=Toxic Lead

Brett Hull Hockey


“Al Michaels Call the Shots” should read, “Al Michaels reads 3 different cue cards that are played endlessly, rendering your brain useless”

Cal Ripken Jr. Baseball


Looks good right?  Try playing this choppy piece of roadkill, and you will see the truth



Hilarious cover, but the fun stops there.  This game is less fun than wearing grandma’s colostomy bag to a Hula

Emmitt Smith Football


He’s the ninth best running back ever on this game too

Frank Thomas Big Hurt Baseball


This was slightly more popular than “Craig Grebeck’s Little Hurt Baseball.”  That’s for us Sox fans

George Foreman’s KO Boxing


Apparently the video game camera takes away 20 lbs.

Jack Nicklaus Golf


What’s more boring than golf?  Playing a golf video game of course.  What’s worse than syphilis? Herpes

Jimmy Connors Tennis


I’m not gonna lie, this was kind of cool.  You could play on an ice court in Antarctica, and slide around and shit.  Nevermind, it sucked

John Madden Football


Super Nintendo couldn’t even bring the most successful video game franchise of all-time to life

Ken Griffey Jr. Presents Major League Baseball


The Griffey titles were actually licensed by Nintendo and MLB, so they weren’t too bad, unlike him after leaving Seattle

Magic Johnson’s Super Slam Dunk


I would rather watch my “Magic Johnson” disappear in my hand than play this shit

Mark Davis: The Fishing Master


I’m fucking speechless

Michael Andretti Indy Car Challenge


I have a better challenge: Buy a bottle of Beam, and drink it in one sitting

Michael Jordan: Chaos in the Windy City


Not as creepy as “Michael Jackson’s Moonwalker,” but pretty damn close.  Not as bad as, “Kobe Bryant: Turmoil in Aspen” though

Newman-Hass Indy Car Challenge Featuring Nigel Mansell


Good grief.  Not this asshole again

Nolan Ryan’s Baseball


You know you have a horrible game when the still-frame graphics suck a fat one.  Pic should be Ryan pummeling Robin Ventura.  Sorry Rob

Roger Clemens MVP Baseball


Free syringe with proof of purchase kids, compliments of Uncle Rog

Shaq Fu


A fighting game endorsed by Shaq lacks credibility after Barkley slammed the Diesel that one fateful evening

Sterling Sharpe: End to End


Slightly more popular than, “Shannon Sharpe: Ass to Mouth”

Troy Aikman NFL Football


This game would be playable if Joe Buck did the commentating: “Oh Troy, you are such a stud.”

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  1. Pingback by Steaming Piles of Crap: Athlete Endorsed NES Games | Four Horsemen Tattoo - Confessions of a Sports Fanatic on July 21, 2009 10:31 am

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  3. Comment by T-NOOOO on July 22, 2009 3:30 pm

    no waaaaaay. ken griffey jr baseball and barkley shut up and jam are still dorm room favorites. what about NBA JAM? on fiiiiiiiire. we’re having emmitt face off against fans at the sports legends challenge in madden. i got dibbs on number 22

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