Though video games are often criticized as being a passive form of recreation, they can often serve as invaluable educational tools. Celebrity Sports Showdown is one example. This collection of minigames seeks to answer such questions as, "Who would win in a curling match between Keith Urban and Paul Pierce?" or "Just how good is Avril Lavigne at full-contact inner tube racing?" To help answer questions like these, Gamespot recently took their first look at this Wii title due for release this holiday season.