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  • Blog Post: Seeing MLB The Show 16's New Features In Action

    Each year, annualized sports games face the same criticism that they don't innovate enough to warrant the full purchase. SCE San Diego seems to have taken the criticism to heart, as MLB The Show 16 includes a bevy of new features. We invited SCE San Diego's Ramone Russell to the Game Informer... More
  • Blog Post: 2015 Sports Games Of The Year Awards

    Now that we're out of the growing pains phase of the new home consoles, sports games are also hitting their stride. 2015 was a good all-around year for sports titles (no matter which platform you're on), offering entirely new experiences, the improvement of old favorite franchises, and plenty... More
  • Blog Post: Reasons Why You Should Revisit This Year's Sports Games

    Fall is the traditional honeymoon period for sports games, with new titles from the NBA 2K, Madden, FIFA franchises coming out each year. By now you've no doubt played through seasons and sampled their various modes, but that doesn't mean that they've outlived their usefulness. Many of the... More
  • Blog Post: One Night Stand: Madden NFL 25

    I've always been a football fan, but I've never really liked football video games. Can this armchair quarterback master the digital gridiron in a few hours? I decided to play Madden 25 for my second One Night Stand for two reasons: one, I am a big fan of football and two, it's as far from... More
  • Blog Post: Opinion: Sports Storytelling Is Brimming With Potential

    Every player, every game, every season has a story. Whether it’s the underdog who wins the championship or the star player falling from grace, sports are full of highs and lows. So often during sports games, I fill in these trials and successes myself. I’ll play as a rookie and turn heads... More
  • Blog Post: What I Do & Do Not Want To See From Next-Gen Sports Games

    Sports games will be front and center when the new systems come out, but let’s not get carried away by the hype. I’ve been bamboozled by my fair share of console launches. In previous console generations I got so caught up in the glitz and the newness of the moment that I lost sight of whether... More
  • Blog Post: 110 Percent: What We Could Learn From Sports Games

    Some may think sports games exist in their own separate universe, but there are some things that these old stick and ball games do right that titles of all genres could take cues from. In an age where hard genre classifications are a thing of the past and developers are taking inspiration from games... More
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