Monster and 704 Games have done a great job with the NASCAR series. After stumbling a bit out of the gate a couple years ago, their follow-up racer was a big improvement. Now, NASCAR Heat 3 ups the ante even further.
Football Manager 2018 lets soccer fans become football fanatics while also scratching their business simulation itch. Unlike most soccer games where you play the field, with this one you handle all the backend strategy needed to support a successful, professional team.
In what could be a huge sleeper hit, Bugbear finally put the finishing touches on their vehicle-crashing masterpiece, Wreckfest. The game lives up to the name, with players racing and wrecking everything from tractors to combines, junky stockcars and sleek machines.
Incorporating cars, off-road trucks, airplanes, motorcycles and speedboats, The Crew 2 challenges players to master a variety of races from coast to coast. You might even find yourself instantly switching from one vehicle to the next in the same race.
The RBI Baseball series has always been known for great ballpark details and arcade action, and RBI Baseball 18 keeps that tradition going. Despite some oddball glitches, the new game is lots of fun for fans, and keeps its roster updated daily throughout the season.
The series got off to a rocky start last year, but NASCAR Heat 2 improves in almost every way. Bringing us the action of the Monster Energy, Xfinity, and Camping World series, plus the Eldora dirt track, together in one smooth-looking and responsive package makes it worth the drive.
RBI Baseball 2017 is yet another attempt from Major League Baseball to field a passable baseball title. While the 2017 version is better than before, and now has a Nintendo Switch version, it still seems a bit like the minor leagues.
NBA Playgrounds shoots for a fun experience that anyone can pick up and play, hearkening back to the classic days of NBA Jam and NBA Street. But can Playgrounds compete on the same court as those heavyweights? Let’s go court side and find out!
ARMS is one of the most whimsical boxing games ever created, but don’t think that doesn’t mean that there is a deep interface hidden below the comical surface. Playable with controllers or motion capture, ARMS packs a solid punch on the Switch.
While not exactly a bastion of accurate physics, Flatout 4: Total Insanity makes up for it with crazy racing, spectacular crashes and a type of rush-inducing vehicular combat that you can’t really find on most tracks.