Franchise Hockey Manager 4 Review

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It's a unique feeling that's hard to replicate. Whether you happened to build your team by signing nothing but the best free agents and trading for key players or you built a dynasty through the draft, there's nothing quite as rewarding as when your hard work pays off in the form of a championship. To paraphrase a near 50-year-old song: you...

WRC 7 Review

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Who didn't dream of driving a rally car in their childhood? The World Rally Championship series aims directly at these kinds of gamers. This year we reached the seventh edition. World Rally Championship 7 is the third chapter produced by Kinnenon. Many users were hoping that this new version would resolve some of the problems still present in the sixth edition. Does...

FIFA 18 Review – SGO

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Another September, a new FIFA and a fresh round of everyone being concerned that annual release cycles are a cynical money-grabbing enterprise, but still buying the game anyway. In a few short days FIFA 18 will burst onto the scene once more, packing stores across the world and hitting the top ten sellers as so many of its predecessors have...

PES 2018 Review: A Good Game Getting Better

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Another year later and Pro Evolution Soccer is back. The competition is fierce in the soccer gaming business, and KONAMI put forth a big-time effort to keep up with it. PES 2018 doesn't promise a lot of new stuff compared to last year's edition, but the developers did make a great effort in securing more licenses to have real teams...

NBA 2K18 Review: A Slam Dunk for 2K?

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With the release of NBA 2K18, 2K Sports once again is the go-to for fans of basketball. Much like the iPhone, while we all know we're going to buy it in the end. We want to be convinced we’re not just getting the same phone (game) every year. Now, with the increased competition from the resurrected NBA Live 18, we look...

NASCAR Heat 2 Review: Back On The Lead Lap

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NASCAR is a sport that usually garners two simply reactions: love or hate. The same goes for video game adaptations of the sport. You either enjoy them, or you don't. There is simply no “tolerating” a NASCAR video game. NASCAR Heat 2 is looking to take everyone who was on the “dislike” side of the spectrum, and bring them over to...

NBA Live 18 Review: Driving To The Hoop And Finishing Strong

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NBA Live 18 is attempting a comeback. Much like in it's "The One" mode where you take control of a former college player whose career was cut short by a significant injury, you can make the case that the NBA Live franchise is also recovering from a significant injury. A blow caused by what could be seen as a poor effort...

NHL 18 Review: The More Things Change

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Since the debacle that was NHL 15 three years ago, it's safe to say that the NHL series finally got back on track with NHL 17 last year. But after getting things back into a nice rhythm, the pressure was on EA Sports to deliver another fun experience with NHL 18. The game doesn't make the jump to the Frostbite...

Super Blood Hockey Review

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Super Blood Hockey is a retro-style hockey game that gives off the feeling that you are playing the classic Ice Hockey game from the NES, just with a bit more blood and violence. Players have the option to choose from a handful of countries including the United States and North Korea -- not intentional, I'm sure -- in three modes:...

Everybody’s Golf Review: A Course in Fun

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Everybody's Golf is a sometimes arcadey and sometimes simulation experience all wrapped up nicely in a fun, cartoony, and fast paced game of golf. The game really excels in the graphics department. Offering the option of 4K visuals and HDR. Or you can opt for the steady 60-frames-per-second mode. Either way, the game is beautiful. The colors pop and the...

Madden NFL 18 Review – SGO

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If Madden 17 was the installment that restored faith into a franchise that many thought was becoming stale, then Madden 18 is the installment that proves just how great the series really is. Even though it's been four years since the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 launched, Madden finally looks like what fans expected a "next-gen" football game to look like...

F1 2017 Review: A First Place Finish?

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It's been a somewhat bumpy road in recent years for Codemasters and their Formula 1 racing series. The series came to the current generation of consoles with a mediocre, at best, showing of F1 2015, but followed that up with an improvement with F1 2016. Now, with F1 2017, the series is going for the checkered flag with the deepest, most...

Axis Football 17 Review: Contender or Pretender?

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Football, the new great American past time. Don't believe, just turn on your TV or go online. There's never a day where it isn't being covered by every sports outlet in the country. Even the digital world can't get enough of their hard-hitting, touchdown-scoring, pass-catching football. While Madden is still clearly the king of the gridiron, more and more developers want...

Canadian Football 2017 Review

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Fans of the Canadian Football League have always seemingly been at the short end of the stick when it comes to video games. While leagues like the National Lacrosse League have received games over the years, Canadian Football has been left out in the cold. Until now, kind of. It's been almost 20 years since fans of the CFL had a...

NHL 18 Beta Impressions: Threes Shines, Gameplay Thoughts

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As someone who has been a dedicated player of anything NHL for the better part of the last 18 years -- NHL '99 was the first "new" game purchased -- it's always an exciting time whenever the opportunity comes to get hands on the latest release. Recently, the chances come sooner thanks to the release of game betas during the...

Fire Pro Wrestling World Early Access Review

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After a 10-year absence, Fire Pro Wrestling, one of the most iconic wrestling game franchises, is back with a brand new experience in Fire Pro Wrestling World. Featuring a nearly unlimited suite of customization options, a variety of game modes and the trusted gameplay fans of the series have come to always expect, Fire Pro Wrestling World looks to take...

MotoGP17 Review: Finishing First

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After spending the week with MotoGP17, I can confidently say the game does what it sets out to do. The dev team at Milestone does an excellent job at providing an authentic MotoGP racing experience. Graphics and Presentation In MotoGP17, you can see where Milestone poured the game's resources. Despite lack of depth in the background environments, foreground items look gorgeous. In addition,...

Dirt 4 Review: Rally Racing’s Standard-Bearer

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There's nothing quite like trying to drift around a sharp turn, fight with your car to keep it on the track and, somehow, manage to pull it off unscathed. It's little victories like that within a race that add to the overall joy of completing and, hopefully, winning the race. Dirt 4 is full of those little victories in a...

The Golf Club 2 Review: King of the Links

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With the warmer weather finally here in most places in North America, there's plenty of opportunity to get outside and enjoy some fun outdoor activities like cookouts, fishing, boating, and, yes, golf. Of course, there's plenty of people who either can't or don't want to do any of those things. Instead, they'd rather just use the time to simulate doing...

MXGP3 Review – Not A Game Changer

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While motocross is widely accepted as entertaining, the video game genre is geared toward a niche market. However, in the past it has been able to produce a few games that appealed to a more broad audience. After spending a few hours playing in preparation for a MXGP3 review, I can confidently say this game is not one of...

Snow Moto Racing Freedom Review

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Extreme sports games are a strange bag. It's a niche market for sports fans in an industry that hasn't been known to churn out great games aside from the Tony Hawk Pro Skater and Skate series of old. There have been a number of recent attempts to make a mark in the market with games like Steep and MX vs....

Elgato Stream Deck Review: Unneeded or Game Changer?

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Livestreaming has turned into a major business venture, and like any venture there needs to be products to help it grow. Elgato has quickly earned the reputation as being the best company to produce streaming and video recording equipment. Whether you are a prominent streamer or an upstart on YouTube, many live and die by the hardware of Elgato. While...

FlatOut 4: Total Insanity Review

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FlatOut 3: Chaos & Destruction was released back in 2011, and, in short, it was abysmal. Regarded by many as one of the worst racing games ever, it probably wasn’t going to be very hard to top, but FlatOut 4: Total Insanity did a pretty good job of redeeming the franchise. While repetitive at times, it was still a game I...

NBA Playgrounds Review: A Slam Dunk or Near Miss?

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The arcade basketball genre is one that used to be almost as big as the simulation games it parodied. From NBA Jam to NBA Ballers, the fun was there with all of these games before they went the way of the Woolly Mammoth years ago. Now in 2017, Saber Interactive looks to bring back this style of game with its two-on-two...

MLB Manager 2017 Review

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When it comes to mobile devices, management games fans don't have too many options. Football Manager Mobile is a good one, but the market as a whole is not really as mature as the PC one. Football Manager Touch, for example, allegedly has a lot of compatibility issues, at least for Android, probably the mobile users prefer a lighter experience, and...

R.B.I. Baseball 17 Review: Back to 2016?

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Gaming is a strange beast, isn't it? Sometimes you have a great series that just improves year after year (did I say The Show?), and sometimes you have a franchise that seems to repeat itself in circles. R.B.I. Baseball clearly belongs to the second category. The game features official MLB licensing -- real teams, players, and graphics -- and is available on...

MLB The Show 17 Review: The New Sports King?

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When you're the only game on the market, it can be difficult to avoid falling into a state of complacency. There can be a feeling from many that yearly sports titles are nothing more than $60 roster updates from developers, and that can be a major turnoff for potential players. Since becoming the sole simulation offering for baseball fans in 2013...

Old Time Hockey Review: A Return To The Glory Days?

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Nostalgia is a weird animal. For my generation, it's reminiscing about what Nickelodeon use to be in the 1990s, and the idea of having to sit in the same room with people -- I know, spooky -- in order to play video games with them. It's something we can't avoid, and many of us look to grab ahold of those nostalgic...

Out of the Park Baseball 18 Review

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The 2017 MLB season is about to start, and OOTP Developments has launched a new version of their popular baseball simulator, Out of the Park Baseball 18. One year after OOTP 17, the new title is back with improvements and new features that promise a lot to its fans. But are the promises kept in the end? The first novelty you can...

Disc Jam Review: The Next Big Indie Sports Game?

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With the success that Rocket League has seen over the last two years, it's no surprise that the market for arcade sports titles has continued to grow. Plenty of developers are getting into this arena -- pun intended -- including High Horse Entertainment with their new tennis/air hockey crossover title "Disc Jam". The game is a modern day version of the...

Eastside Hockey Manager Review

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For years, NHL Eastside Hockey Manager was the way to go for all of the aspiring Lou Lamoriello's who wanted to have a run at the Stanley Cup, trade away superstars for first-round picks, or chase their favorite player to attempt a blockbuster trade. Despite the unique offerings in the first three editions, the NHL Eastside Hockey Manager series was...

Draft Day Sports: College Basketball 2017 Review

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Have you always wanted to have an impact on the NCAA basketball March Madness as a head coach? Wolverine Studios and Draft Day Sports: College Basketball 2017 may be the game for you. The game isn't developed by a mainstream, large publisher, therefore some people can expect a light game out of this title. It's not like that. The game is incredibly deep. Creating...

Franchise Hockey Manager 3 Review

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We've all been there. We've all sat on the couch yelling at our TV because of coaching, player selection or just overall play by our favorite team. And whether you want to admit it or not, we've all thought that we could do a better job. Though most of us will never get the opportunity to put our money where our...

Mark McMorris Infinite Air Review

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There are a certain kind of people who enjoy extreme sports. The adrenaline rush, the possibility of death, the ability to pull off insane skills at insane speeds. It’s not my cup of tea, which is why I’m here talking about video games and not jumping off a cliff somewhere with little more than a rope to keep me...

Rival Stars College Football Review

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A game less of skill, and more of strategy and probability. Rival Stars College Football is a game in which you try to upgrade your football team while attempting to rise in the rankings as well. Rival Stars College Football is made by Pik Pok and is essentially a sequel game to Rival Stars Basketball. You are the manager of a...

Party Golf Review (PS4): Gulf Fun for Everyone!

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Usually if a game has a series of glitches, questionable AI and unfinishable levels, it will receive all the criticism it deserves, but sometimes a game is so fun that stuff just doesn’t matter. That’s Party Golf. Party Golf is a game by Australian indie developers Giant Margarita, originally funded on Kickstarter. I played it at Pax Aus and was lucky...

WWE 2K17 Review

Wrestling is a performance. It's exaggerated, it's over-the-top, and everyone knows it's not exactly real. Fans flock to professional wrestling precisely because of how insanely over-the-top it can go. They go for the show. Nobody actually cares if the actual wrestling is real or not, all they care about is how well the performance is sold to them and how well the...

Forza Horizon 3 Review

The Forza series has done something very impressive over the last few years. At the surface level, both the Motorsport and Horizon series from Playground Games have barely changed. The same format gets thrown onto the table and they just slam a few new aspects on top and release a new game. Normally, this would be an outrage. Charging...

NBA 2K17 Review: Is it the Best 2K Ever?

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A new NBA season is upon us, which means another NBA 2K game. One of the most successful sports game franchises has to constantly live up to the expectations gamers place on it and they always pass with flying colors. Will 2K17 be more of the same? Let’s find out. Presentation You get Kevin Harlan and Greg Anthony returning as two of...

Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 Review

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Let's talk about Pro Evolution Soccer 2017! We are going to analyze Graphics, Gameplay, and Game Modes. Part one of our video review can found above, and part two is at the bottom of the page. Without further ado, let's get into it! Graphics This year is the best we've seen in terms of graphics from Pro Evolution Soccer, however when...

F1 2016 Review

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When it comes to iterative sports titles, the year one game on a new generation of consoles is usually terrible. In the rush to get a new game on to the latest consoles, developers lop off features or break gameplay. F1 2015 from Codemasters was not an exception to the rule. Last year's edition was roundly panned and deservedly so....

Madden NFL 17 Review: An In-Depth Analysis

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Can you feel it in the air? Madden season is back again for another year. And every year Madden faces the same criticisms: It’s just a roster update, NFL 2k5 needs to comeback, or Madden is only geared towards the casual fans. Are those complaints warranted? What does Madden 17 offer that no Madden has ever been able to...

Axis Football 2016: Just Short of the Goal Line

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Nine years ago, EA Sports' Madden franchise abandoned PC gamers. Today, Axis Games is trying to fill the void left by the mega-developer. Their latest release, Axis Football 2016, may do just that. Gameplay and Features Axis Football 2016 managed to improve on most of the glaring issues present in its predecessor. Using the game's innovative mechanics, the player can take control of the...

Dangerous Golf Review

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Dangerous Golf is a blast. Cheesy joke aside, there is no better way to describe this game. It’s heaps of fun, and there’s plenty of carnage, but you might be left a little underwhelmed when it’s over. Dangerous Golf was created by independent studio, Three Fields Entertainment. You may not have heard of them, but founders Fiona Sperry and Alex Ward...

Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Review

With the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio set to kick off, Nintendo recently released the officially licensed accompanying title Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games for the Wii U as well as the Nintendo 3DS. Mario and Sonic first teamed up for the 2008 Olympic games in this series and Nintendo has sinced released mutiple variations of these...

RBI Baseball 16 Review: How Does RBI 16 Stack Up to the Competition?

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Spring is in the air, and now so too is baseball season. While many hardcore fans may opt towards a more sim and realistic title, RBI Baseball 16 is a great in between style for the more casual fan of baseball. It is a more artistic and arcade blend to the fairly straightforward sport of Baseball. Gameplay and Features RBI Baseball...

MLB The Show 16 Review: An In-Depth Look at the Biggest Show in Baseball

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnIM27rdtEI Evolution. A curious thing. When examined through a narrow lens, it’s nearly imperceptible. But pull that lens back, take a look at the broader picture, and evolution becomes visible. It’s a magnificent process. A process that undoubtedly exists in SCEA's MLB The Show Franchise. So, aware of the existence of evolution within their own series, the team at Sony...

Sebastian Loebe Rally EVO Review

Milestone has a long and storied history with motorsports. For the past two decades, they've spent a long time developing racing games for everything from the MotoGP to the World Rally Championship. With five games based on the World Rally Championship under their belt, it's safe to say they know a thing or two about rallying. Their latest take on...

EA Sports UFC 2 Review

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Well, ladies and gentlemen, it has been almost two years since the release of EA Sports' initiatory UFC title, but how does EA Sports UFC 2 measure up? UFC games can be all over the place. The THQ titles could feel more like WWE in aesthetic at times, after all. So when EA got their hands on UFC, it felt like a...

Monster Clarity HD In-Ear Headphones Review

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We got our hands on a pair of Monster headphones from their Clarity HD line to check out. While they might promise high definition quality, we ran the Monster Clarity HD In-Ear Headphones through a series of tests to find out just how good they are. Packaging The packaging isn't usually very important when it comes to the quality of headphones, but...

NBA Live 16 Review and In-Depth Analysis

NBA Live 16 storms into the arena with multiple enhancements both on and off the court, but are the improvements enough to warrant a purchase over last year’s edition? Or perhaps of greater salience, can Live finally escape its image as the D-league of virtual basketball and rise up to cement its place in sports gaming relevance? Gameplay NBA Live 16...

No Time To Explain – Indie Game Review

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No Time to Explain is a 2D side-scrolling game that you can play solo or co-operatively with up to 4 people. I tried to play about 10 minutes of this game with a friend in order to see what the game is about. 10 minutes shortly turned into 20, then 45, then an hour. We finally decided to take...

NBA 2K16 Review: An In-Depth Look

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In many ways the evolution of Basketball video games can be compared with Basketball, the sport itself. Way back in 1972  console maker and gaming company Magnavox (one of the first of its kind) released a game simply called “Basketball” for the Magnavox Odyssey console. It was the first of its kind and much like the game Dr. Naismith invented...

ClusterPuck99 Review

For anyone old enough to remember the classic arcade game Pong you remember how simple it was, but it still kept you entertained when you were trying to kill time. ClusterPuck99 has a lot of the same qualities. When you first fire it up you get the feeling of an arcade. The design and graphics of the game are basic...

PES 2016 Review: An In-Depth Look

Following a very strong debut on the PS4 and Xbox One PES is back for it's 20th anniversary. Pro Evolution Soccer has always had competition with the best selling soccer game FIFA, but this season PES has been billed as the "FIFA Killer" with many people thinking that PES 2016 has a strong chance to surpass its rival. The question being raised now...

FIFA 16 Review: An in-depth look at “The Beautiful Game”

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The highest selling sports video game in the world is back this week when FIFA 16 by EA Sports is released on September 22nd across virtually all gaming platforms. With European and most professional football leagues in full swing, FIFA offers couch athletes the chance to compete with their favorite clubs from every nook and cranny of the world....

Madden NFL 16 Review: An In-depth Analysis

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Summer is coming to an end, but no matter, because as the sun starts to fade and the leaves begin to fall, it can only mean one thing. Football season is finally here, and Madden season is officially upon us. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oF5Xue76EC4 Gameplay Madden NFL 16, EA Tiburon’s third effort on next-gen hardware, represents a series of refinements to multiple core gameplay mechanics,...

Super Mega Baseball Extra Innings Review

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The follow up to the wildly successful PS3/PS4 title "Super Mega Baseball", finally makes it's way to Xbox One and PC in Super Mega Extra Innings. Developer MetalHead has managed to keep the gameplay we love intact while adding new content and improvements. I've played many simulation baseball games over the years and I was surprised with how realistic...

Rocket League Review

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Whats up everyone! TriniTrin here with a review for Rocket league, aaaannnd its pretty damn good! Rocket League is a competitive sports game where you play on a team trying to score the most goals in a match, think about it like soccer with rocket cars. It is some of the most fun I have had online recently and I really...

MLB 15 The Show Review: A Home Run for Sony San Diego?

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The grass is getting greener. The days are getting longer. The sun is getting brighter. Spring is here. And so too is baseball season, along with its virtual representation in MLB 15 The Show. Sony’s lone and inveterate sports franchise bears its cleats firmly in the mound as it continues to transition to the PS4. So, naturally, the question...

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