Articles tagged sports games

13 Jan 2009 // 9:00 PM

Skate It

Skate It stands as one of most realistic skateboarding games ever made while maintaining the playability and casual attitude of its predecessors.

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Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09

EA Tiburon's nip and tuck approach adds up to a significantly enhanced virtual golf experience.

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5 Oct 2008 // 11:00 PM

Facebreaker

The AI fighters are unrelenting in their quest to turn your face into a smashed melon.

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Little League World Series Baseball 2008

The game's target audience might not have much patience for a game that offers a frustrating challenge, especially when the perception is that the game mechanics are at fault for much of the frustration.

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30 Sep 2008 // 11:00 PM

Mario Super Sluggers

With the baseball postseason in full swing, Mario Super Sluggers steps up to the plate with a typically psychedelic take on America's pastime -- and hits an RBI triple.

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21 Aug 2008 // 10:00 PM

Beijing 2008

Gaming should have evolved a bit over the course of the last twenty four years.

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“NCAA Football ‘09” and “Madden ‘09” are guaranteed blockbusters and will sell millions of copies. But the reputations of Electronic Arts flagship sports titles are clearly flagging

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15 Jul 2008 // 9:05 PM

Baseball Mogul 2009

There is something wonderful to be said for a World Series between the 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers and the 1973 Oakland A's.

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13 Jul 2008 // 10:00 PM

Deca Sports

There's a psychological advantage to a game that allows you to play as yourself, or at least as someone created by yourself, as opposed to one that simply offers someone who looks a little like you.

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29 Jun 2008 // 10:00 PM

NBA Ballers: Chosen One

Sitting solitary in a totally anonymous, ESPN-on-a-budget studio, Chuck D looks and sounds like a 48-year-old who knows much better.

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Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds

Inserting cartoonish characters into luscious, realistic environments is all part of the Hot Shots aesthetic, and for some reason it just works.

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26 Aug 2007 // 11:00 PM

Hot Shots Tennis

Hot Shots Tennis is really only disappointing in the face of how reliably enjoyable the Hot Shots Golf franchise has been.

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'True Detective': Maybe Tomorrow

// Channel Surfing

"True Detective, Season 2, Episode 3: Where does the kitsch end and the surreal begin?

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