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Sports games. They simulate various sports disciplines, e.g. football, basketball, volleyball. Players need agility, reflex, quickness and skill of tactical planning in order to succeed. Sports games usually accurately simulate rules of particular disciplines. Managers are an exception – they simulate various disciplines from the perspective of sport clubs and teams, and they contain many elements from strategy and economic games. more

FIFA 15 (PS4)
FIFA 15 (PS4)

Sports 23 September 2014

Another edition of a popular soccer game series, whose consecutive installments have been appearing yearly for over two decades, developed a Canadian giant and its subsidiary EA Sports. Traditionally, the game offers a full spectrum of single and multiplayer modes, including Be a Pro and the Tournaments returning after an absence in previous iterations. The new edition is more dynamic than its predecessor and brings about a wide array of changes, such as improved AI, new tactical options, and more freedom in the set pieces. Since FIFA 15 is the first game in the series released on the eight generation consoles and powered by the advanced Ignite engine, the most visible changes are related to the graphics. The ones standing out are remodeled players, accurately imitating profiles and faces of their real-life counterparts. Players react properly to the situation on the pitch, argue with the referee, or scuffle with opponents.

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FIFA 14 (PS4)
FIFA 14 (PS4)

Sports 12 November 2013

A soccer simulation game, and the 21st installment in the FIFA series. The game was created by EA Canada development studio. As always, you can control players from your favorite teams in matches against living opponents or computer AI. FIFA 14's data base contains 15 thousand footballers from several dozen leagues from all over the world. As compared with the previous FIFA games, FIFA 14 brings about some crucial changes to gameplay mechanics, including improved ball physics. Furthermore, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions employ a new game engine, called Ignite (used also in Madden NFL 25), that ensures high quality graphics.

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Handball 17 (PS4)
Handball 17 (PS4)

Sports 15 November 2016

Another edition of the most popular game series devoted to handball, developed by Bigben Interactive in cooperation with EKO Software. Mechanics-wise, Handball 17 does not deviate significantly from its predecessor. The developer didn’t bother with management and other non-sports elements and focused on the gameplay itself, putting emphasis on the incredibly important tactical layer. In the game, we can lead one of 82 licensed teams of the leading European handball leagues (e.g. French, German, or Spanish) to victory. Compared to the previous installment of the series, the production is characterized by visibly enhanced artificial intelligence which manifests both in the behavior of our rivals and our own players. Apart from that, the developers significantly revamped the controls and made them much more user-friendly for beginners thanks to numerous tutorials and hint systems.

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MLB: The Show 20 (PS4)
MLB: The Show 20 (PS4)

Sports March 2020

MLB: The Show 20 is the fifteenth edition of the baseball simulation series developed by Sony. The title places great emphasis on realism and faithful representation of existing players and stadiums.

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Dead or Alive: Xtreme 3 (PS4)
Dead or Alive: Xtreme 3 (PS4)

Sports 24 March 2016

A spin-off of the series of fighting games developed by Team Ninja. Only female characters from the main series appear in this game. The mechanics of Dead or Alive: Xtreme 3 are completely different than the ones in the fighting games – it is a compilation of several arcade minigames. Each of these minigames has completely different principles. The player can participate in beach volleyball duels that – despite being based on real rules – are purely action based. Rock climbing requires the player to press (in correct order) the buttons appearing on the screen. Among other available modes there are card game and beach running. As the player proceeds through the game, they unlock new content like costumes for the female characters. In addition to that, the girls can participate in various other activities like dating and taking pictures in Photo Paradise mode.

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Tennis World Tour (PS4)
Tennis World Tour (PS4)

Sports 22 May 2018

A sports game simulating tennis matches developed with PC in mind. The production was created by Breakpoint with Pierre André as its head. The developer used to be the producer of Top Spin 4, considered to be one of the best tennis simulators in history. Many other developers of the Top Spin franchise were involved in the production of Tennis World Tour. Tennis World Tour lets the players play single tennis games or follow a career of a professional player. The title features over thirty actual sportsmen, including such superstars as Roger Federer, Gaël Monfils, Angelique Kerber, and Garbine Muguruza. The players have access to various game styles, while our score depends also on preparations to a match. The creators of Tennis World Tour also put a lot of attention into ensuring realism.

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AO International Tennis (PS4)
AO International Tennis (PS4)

Sports 16 January 2018

Developed by Big Ant Studios, AO Tennis is an advanced tennis simulator. This is the first official video game revolving around the Grand Slam Australian Open Tournament. Apart from this, the game features also multiple minor tournaments taking place on hard, soft, and grass courts. On their road to becoming the champion, the players get to control dozens of real tennis players (both men and women), whose apparition and behavior on the court have been thoroughly modeled after their real selves. One can also create a new player to gradually climb the worldwide rank in the elaborate career mode.

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NBA 2K18 (PS4)
NBA 2K18 (PS4)

Sports 15 September 2017

Another installment in the popular basketball video game series published annually by 2K Games. In NBA 2K18, the players once again get an elaborate basketball simulator revolving around the official NBA league. Apart from the teams currently playing in the league and the official USA and Australia national teams, the game delivers iconic teams from the past - not only those, one might remember from the previous installments in the NBA 2K series, but also such teams as 1998-1999 New York Knicks and 2007-2008 Denver Nuggets. In NBA 2K18, one can play alone or in a company of other players. The game features several game modes - the most important one being MyCareer, in which one gets to create their own basketball player and follow his career of an NBA professional player. Moreover, this installment brings back such modes as MyGM and MyLeague, both of which allow the player to become a manager of a chosen team. To top it all, in NBA 2K18 there is also the MyTeam mode, in which one gets to assemble his dream team by collecting special cards.

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Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 (PS4)
Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 (PS4)

Sports 12 September 2017

Another annual entry in the popular soccer series by Konami. Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 develops the ideas from the previous game. Real Touch +, a new system that is responsible for how players handle a ball, now takes more body parts into account. Thanks to that we can see animations that are much more different from each other when players receive a ball, hit it with their heads, dribble etc. Another important change is that matches are now slower which makes the game a little more realistic. Additionally, there is also strategic dribbling which gives more control over the ball and improved set pieces. Besides classic game modes, PES 2018 also brings back Random Selection Match mode which now has more options. Also, the game offers an online co-op mode for two or three people. The graphics are much better when compared with the previous games which means that the game on particular platforms aren't that different from each other.

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NBA 2K17 (PS4)
NBA 2K17 (PS4)

Sports 20 September 2016

Another installment in the popular basketball video game series. In comparison to the previous title in the series, the mechanics have not been altered in any major way. Once again, the players receive access to a complex basketball simulator, in which they can face NBA league teams, or the national teams of US and Australia. Aside from the basic options, allowing the player to engage in single- or multiplayer matches, the creators also included modes such as MyGM and MyLeague. These modes allow the player to take the reins of managing the team, deciding on the color of the outfits, or the logo visible on players’ shirts. The visuals are once again top notch, with an interesting feature in the form of a face recognition system, which allows the players to transfer their likeness to the virtual basketball court.

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SNOW (PS4)
SNOW (PS4)

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An open world sports simulator developed by Poppermost Productions - an independent Swedish team. SNOW, as simple as it sounds, focuses on skiing and snowboarding. Although the game was inspired by console series such as SSX, special emphasis was put on realism. The action takes place near Sialia mountain in the Alps, a place filled with ski slopes, hidden valleys and mountain villages. The players can compete against both the AI-controlled opponents and other players in the multiplayer mode. The gameplay is diversified with many character customization options and different kinds of equipment to choose from. The game utilizes CryEngine 3, thus the in-game locations present themselves more than satisfying and movement physics stand out with realism. The game is free-to-play with optional micro-payments.

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The Golf Club 2019 (PS4)
The Golf Club 2019 (PS4)

Sports 28 August 2018

Another part in the series of popular golf simulators developed since 2014 by HB Studios. The Golf Club 2019 offers a variety of gameplay customization options as well as a wide range of social modes and features.

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Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 (PS4)
Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 (PS4)

Sports 13 September 2016

Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 is a sports game, a football simulator, released by Konami, from Japan. Contrary to its rival franchise - FIFA by Electronic Arts - Pro Evolution Soccer doesn't have the license of the International Football Federation, but makes it up with licenses for the Champions League, Europe League, and Europe Supercup. The 2017 edition introduces a slew of novelties, available only on the 8th generation consoles - PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. These are, among others, the Precise Pass system, responsible for behavior of the ball during passes, or Real Touch - the way the players control the ball. The game also allows setting advanced tactics and immediate changing of the attitude of our team from offensive into defensive. Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 offers different game modes for single and multiplayer. myClub makes a comeback in this part - building your own team - and Master League, with an overhauled system for negotiation transfers. Just like last year, the visuals were provided by Fox Engine.

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Madden NFL 19 (PS4)
Madden NFL 19 (PS4)

Sports 10 August 2018

Another part of the popular series of American football simulators, in which we lead licensed and realistic teams and players. Like all previous parts, Madden NFL 19 was created by EA Sports studio.

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Blood Bowl II (PS4)
Blood Bowl II (PS4)

Sports 22 September 2015

A sequel to a fantasy sports game, in which various races from the popular Warhammer universe compete in an extremely brutal version of American football. The game was developed by the creators of the first part, Cyanide Studio. The story mode features a new, extensive campaign, in which you take the role of a manager of one of the oldest and most successful teams of the Old World – Reikland Reavers. General gameplay rules remained unchanged, however, the creators heeded to the fans’ suggestions and included lots of innovations and improvements. A brand new graphics engine was designed solely for this game, introducing enhanced visuals and animations, as well as a dynamic camera system. The game follows the distinctive convention of a show broadcasted on Cabal Vision, the official Blood Bowl television, and the matches are casted by a likable duet of a vampire and an ogre. Of course, the developers did not forget about competitive multiplayer.

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Tour de France 2019 (PS4)
Tour de France 2019 (PS4)

Sports 27 June 2019

Pro Cycling Manager 2019 / Tour de France 2019 is the next edition of cycling sports games from the Cyanide studio. The production faithfully reproduces the routes of actual bicycle races and competitors occurring in the current season.

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WWE 2K18 (PS4)
WWE 2K18 (PS4)

Sports 17 October 2017

Another installment in a series of sports games dedicated to wrestling and released annually by 2K Games. The players take on the roles of professional wrestlers from NXT and WWE leagues, and take part in encounters in the ring. A series of improvements were introduced into the combat system - above all, the wrestlers can perform more moves now. Fighting is not all about exchange of attacks, as the player often brings the opponent down, throws them at the mat, or even out of the ring, in order to continue the fight closer to the audience or in the backstage. Among the available wrestlers, one will find Seth Rollins (depicted on the game's cover), Chris Jericho, Andre The Giant, John Cena, The Rock or the Bella sisters. WWE 2K18 offers plenty of game modes, both single player and multiplayer ones. MyCareer is the most important of them, as the player leads a wrestler of their choice to fame and money through subsequent victories.

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Creed: Rise to Glory (PS4)
Creed: Rise to Glory (PS4)

Sports 25 September 2018

A sports VR boxing game based on the license of the film Creed. In the career mode, the players play as the eponymous boxer Adonis Creed, training under the watchful eye of the famous Rocky Balboa.

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Madden NFL 20 (PS4)
Madden NFL 20 (PS4)

Sports 02 August 2019

The next installment of the popular series of sports games dedicated to the American football. In the game we lead licensed teams and realistic players. Like the previous parts, the production was created by the famous EA Sports studio.

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Tennis World Tour: Roland-Garros Edition (PS4)
Tennis World Tour: Roland-Garros Edition (PS4)

Sports 23 May 2019

A tennis simulator in which we can play against one of the dozens of real sportsmen, such as Roger Federer, Andre Agassi, Kristina Mladenovic or Rafael Nadal. Breakpoint Studio (a developer known from the previous part of Tennis World Tour) is responsible for creating this production.

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NBA Live 18 (PS4)
NBA Live 18 (PS4)

Sports 15 September 2017

A sports game created for the fans of basketball and released by Electronic Arts. After the three previous installments, which were average games at best, the developer was given more time to create this new follow-up. Thanks to that, NBA Live 18 brings a few interesting novelties. Above all, the game introduces The One mode - the player creates their own character and takes part in matches in The Streets mode and The League component (the latter is the NBA league). The player works on the skills of their character while experiencing the game, acquires new outfits and tattoos. Apart from that, 12 teams from the WNBA league (women's NBA) were featured, such as L.A. Sparks, Minnesota Lynx or New York Liberty. When it comes to gameplay, the creators prepared more intuitive controls, as well as hundreds of new moves the particular basketball players are popular for. The game offers both single player and multiplayer (competitive and co-op) modes. One can experience the Ultimate Team, and the Takedown modes, but also play friendly matches.

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Infinite Air with Mark McMorris (PS4)
Infinite Air with Mark McMorris (PS4)

Sports 25 October 2016

A sports snowboarding simulation game developed in cooperation with Mark McMorris, a snowboarding champion. The main highlights of Infinite Air with Mark McMorris are: realism, open world, considerable freedom, and social features. In the game, we are taken to a vast, procedurally generated environment that spans over an area of 100 square miles. We can go to any spot of our choosing thanks to a helicopter. Having started, we can freely explore and complete slopes or master new tricks. All these things we do under the supervision of famous professionals such as Craig McMorris, Silje Norendal, Torstein Horgmo, Danny Davis, and Ulrik Badertscher. The title uses a realistic analog control model that recreates actual movements of a snowboarder. In the game, we can play solo or in various multiplayer modes. Moreover, we can create our own snowboarding parks and share them with the community.

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Everybody's Golf (PS4)
Everybody's Golf (PS4)

Sports 29 August 2017

Another installment of Everybody’s Golf, a series that accompanies various Sony consoles. Similarly to previous entries in the series, the new Everybody’s Golf is an arcade sports game for golf fans. Although the gameplay is much more accessible than in simulators, fully learning how to play it takes much time because the golf fields are controlled by realistic physics. Everybody’s Golf introduces several novelties in comparison to the previous entries. The first one is character development and customization. At first the player determines the look and clothes of their character and then they improve the character's abilities by completing specific tasks. Another important novelty are the fully open golf fields. The player can freely move, run or even drive through them in a special vehicle. In addition to single player mode, Everybody’s Golf for {PLAT} offers multiplayer modes. There are many gameplay modes available: competition, cooperation, and optional special tasks.

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Steep: Road to the Olympics (PS4)
Steep: Road to the Olympics (PS4)

Sports 05 December 2017

Steep: Road to the Olympics is the first expansion for Steep, a winter sports simulator developed by Ubisoft. The DLC, created in cooperation with the International Olympic Committee, allows the players to try themselves in various winter sports, like Alpine skiing, snowboard cross, slopestyle, skicross, halfpipe, giant slalom, super giant slalom, or big air. Gameplay mechanics remain the same as in the base game. We will encounter both A.I.- and player-controlled characters as we play and take part in challenges created by the latter ones. Competition between the players (online rankings) and doing quests located all around the world still play an important role in the game. Developers created brand-new Japanese and North Korean locations for the DLC.

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NBA 2K16 (PS4)
NBA 2K16 (PS4)

Sports 29 September 2015

Another edition of an annually released sports game series devoted to basketball, developed jointly by Visual Concepts and the publisher of the franchise, 2K Games. NBA 2K16 employs the well-proven mechanics of the series, offering user-friendly controls that achieve the perfect balance between simulation and arcade, as well as the traditional wide array of play modes for both single and multiplayer. The main game mode is MyCareer, prepared under the eye of a famous American movie director Spike Lee. This ensured a compelling story enriched with subplots more or less connected to sport. The creators also introduced a bunch of gameplay improvements, mostly focused around player control. Moreover, graphics was enhanced, becoming much more detailed - including things like the players’ shoes. You can also appreciate more detailed and better animated crowds.

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Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 (PS4)
Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 (PS4)

Sports 13 November 2014

Another installment of the annually released sports games series, constituting the primary alternative for the football productions released by EA Sports. It was developed, as was the whole franchise and all the other installments in it, by the Japanese media giant, Konami. Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 traditionally offers an opportunity to lead top football clubs from all over the world to victory in subsequent tournaments: from league matches through various cups and ending with championships. In the latest PES Master League Online was replaced by the myClub mode, as a response to the Ultimate Team known from the FIFA series. The single player gameplay is complemented by a usual set of online modes that allow us to compete against players from all around the globe. Thanks to the capabilities of the 8th-generation consoles, the game's physics and graphics were improved, as were the AI algorithms and audience behavior.

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