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Dad Fights #110 – Athlete Video Games Quiz

Dad Fights #110 – Athlete Video Games Quiz

This week Randy “The Ass Man” Shaver was victorious over Brad “The Lonely Boy” Ruiter by a score of 4-2.

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  1. One of the most iconic sports video games ever came out in 1987 and this cover athlete played it in 2014 on Jimmy Fallon and was able to knock himself out. 
  2. This legend had a few video games, the first coming in 1988 when he played for the Kings, and the last in 1998 when he was with the Rangers. 
  3. In 1994, a company called Tradewest tried to copy the success of the Madden franchise by releasing a football game with the likeness of this quarterback who was coming off a pair of Super Bowl wins. 
  4. For an athlete with some iconic endorsement deals, he likely regrets lending his name to a video game flop in 1994 called Chaos in the Windy City. 
  5. This athlete helped develop his video game and it has since become one of the most successful sports series ever, with players racking up points by doing 900 McTwists. 
  6. This pitcher had a video game released in 1991, the same year he won a Cy Young award with the Boston Red Sox
  7. In an attempt to capitalize on the popularity of Mike Tyson’s Punch Out, Acclaim released a game featuring this boxer and it flopped, but thankfully for him he later would do an endorsement with a grill company that turned out pretty well. 
  8. This athlete’s video game was appropriately titled Shut Up and Jam because he was a notorious trash-talker on the court, and is still trash-talking on Inside the NBA. 
  9. This slugger had a run of baseball games with Nintendo in the 1990s, which made sense because the owner of the team at the time was a former Nintendo President. 
  10. In this athlete’s video game, he doesn’t play basketball, but instead does Kung Fu, an addition to his resume that also includes acting, rapping, business owner, and all-around cool guy. 
  11. TIEBREAKER: This NFL quarterback got a video game in 1987, the same year he won the NFL MVP, but 10 years before he won back-to-back Super Bowls. 


  1. Mike Tyson
  2. Wayne Gretzky
  3. Troy AIkman
  4. Michael Jordan
  5. Tony Hawk
  6. Roger Clemens
  7. George Foreman
  8. Charles Barkley
  9. Ken Griffey Jr
  10. Shaq
  11. TIEBREAKER: John Elway