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Jay-Z scores U2, Kanye West for ‘NBA 2K13′ soundtrack

U2U2 will be rocking arenas in a whole new way this fall.

The band’s “Elevation” will make an appearance in “NBA 2K13,” the latest installment of the popular basketball gaming franchise, as part of a soundtrack curated by the game’s executive producer, Jay-Z.

“I’m not sure if they’ve ever been in a video game,” 2K Sport’s vice president of marketing, Jason Argent, told Billboard.com. (The band came close in 2001, when the track made the soundtrack of “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider,” the game’s big-screen adaptation.)

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Totally Tubular ’80s Toys: Taking 80’s toys ‘to the max’

Totally Tubular '80s ToysLove toys? Love toys from the decade of the 80’s even more? Well, do we have a book for you! Whether you’re a collector, reconnecting with your childhood or simply a toy fanatic who wasn’t even born in the 1980s, you’ll love Totally Tubular 80’s Toys.

Totally Tubular 80’s Toys is filled with super rad toys and bodacious memories, Totally Tubular ’80s Toys  is a righteous ride back in time when Madonna ruled and Spinal Tap amplifiers went to 11. You’ll find everything from He-Man to Cabbage Patch Kids, Trivial Pursuit to Rubik’s Cube, Transformers to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Pac-Man to Mario Bros Donkey Kong-as well as lots of fun and smiles.

You’ll enjoy:

  • A Year-by-year look at the greatest toys of the ’80s
  • Awesome color photos featuring more than 500 fabulous toys and period shots of the people who made the decade gnarly
  • Lists of the top 10 TV shoes, movies, and music for each year

About the Author:

A child of the ’80s, Mark Bellomo is an enthusiastic and passionate toy collector, and one of the leading toy authorities in the country. Bellomo has authored a number of books, including Transformers: Identification and Price Guide and two editions of The Ultimate Guide to G.I. Joe, 1982-1994, published by F+W Media.

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