The Best Sports Video Games

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We all love sports, to an extent. Some love playing sports while others love watching people compete and give it their all. Some, who cannot play sports, resort to betting on sports. Online bookmakers often help in this regard, but you would have to register, filling a form like this Bet9ja Registration form. While betting on sports attracts a lot of people, it definitely isn’t for everyone. Some prefer playing video games.

Video games can be a good way of spending your down time, whether by yourself or with friends. Sports video games are often best played with people, locally or online. Here are the best sports video games at the moment. 

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater (1 and 2)

Some prefer the later Tony Hawk titles, but for most, the first and second game mark the best the skating world has. With the games getting remastered, more people are going to pick them up, because they can once again become (graphically) relevant. The gameplay has been updated, but that didn’t need much tweaking. If you like skating or have ever wanted to take it up, these two games are the ones to start with.

NBA 2K11

Some prefer the newest title in the series, but many would argue that the best basketball game is NBA 2K11, for multiple reasons. Its gameplay is great and you have access to multiple teams and legendary players. Other than graphical innovations, the newer games haven’t really brought anything significant. 

FIFA 21

FIFA continues to improve, unlike other sports games. FIFA gets better with each iteration. Not only do they add new game modes, clubs and licenses, but they also improve the things already in the game. Play solo, or play online against friends or strangers and rank up. It is the perfect game to spend a saturday afternoon with. 

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Pong

This game has to be mentioned because it started everything. Released in 1972, it is a game where you control a bar and bounce a ball, with the idea of scoring a goal against your opponent who also controls a bar. Simple games are often the most fun ones.

MVP Baseball 2005

This, to this day, remains one of the best baseball games that ever hit the market. It included new changes in gameplay, namely a different pitch system. The gameplay was great, especially when you needed to run. Graphics wise, the game is obviously a bit dated, but it still holds up, especially if you ask baseball fans.

NBA Jam

This is an oldie, but a goldie. Released in 1993 for multiple platforms of the time, the two most important ones being the Super Nintendo and the Sega Genesis. It is a two on two basketball game which has an actual NBA license. It is really fun, especially if you have a friend come over.

These are some of the best sports games to have ever been released. Looking forward, hopefully, we can get more great sports titles, some resurrected, others being completely new.

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