Madden NFL Football has been a staple sports game for decades. It’s been criticized for only making incremental changes some years, but NFL 21 got a few substantial upgrades, and the core gameplay is, as always, pretty amazing.
MLB The Show 20 continues the tradition of great baseball action. Although there are only a few enhancements from last year, the ones it has really improves the game. That helps MLB The Show 20 maintain its dominance as the best of the best for baseball games.
NASCAR 5 pumps up the racing genre again with new game modes, new tracks, drivers and events. Coupled with a physics and graphical upgrade, NASCAR 5 is one of the best racers yet, and not one to be missed.
There are games that never get old, and Burnout is one of them. It’s still packing a massive punch after all these years with it’s no-rules racing. Burnout Paradise: Remastered slams over to the Nintendo Switch, and brings with it tons of white-hot, fiery crashes.
Our reviewer is a huge fan of tennis simulations, so he really wanted to love AO Tennis 2. And at times, he did. But this game’s potential glory is ultimately lost in a sea of questionable choices by the developer and outright buggy gameplay.
We have been watching 704 Games develop their NASCAR title and improve it over the years. With NASCAR Heat 4, they have practically achieved racing perfection. Fans of NASCAR or just racing games in general need to take NASCAR Heat 4 out on the track for a very fast spin.
Take us out to the ballgame, just not the one from RBI Baseball 19. This messy attempt at major league baseball gets everything wrong, from basic fundamentals to slowdowns and crashes, to a weird, unavoidable mercy rule where professional baseball teams simply give up if they fall behind.
If you love soccer but don’t like the complexity of most sports games, you might enjoy Legendary Eleven and it’s more arcade-like interface. You don’t need fancy controller skills to pull off some legendary maneuvers on this field, which makes Legendary Eleven worth kicking around.
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.