Sports games

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The beautiful game got ugly: why I broke up with Fifa | Dominik Diamond
For nearly 30 years, Fifa has been a constant presence in my life. But it’s time to blow the whistle on this long-term relationship

Dominik Diamond

08, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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The 15 greatest video games of the 80s – ranked!
Button-bashing arcade sports vied with the thrill of urban planning, Pac-Man ate up everything, and Super Mario Bros smashed gaming into the mainstream

Keith Stuart

27, May, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Clap Hanz Golf review – virtual golf that’s fun for everybody
Exuberant presentation and a fast-moving conveyor belt of small challenges get this golf game off to a flying start

Tom Bramwell

22, Apr, 2021 @7:00 AM

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15 video game streamers your teens should be watching
Black Girl Gamers, a sci-fi veteran and Swedish Fortnite star Loeya are just a few of the YouTube video-makers and Twitch streamers bringing diverse voices to the gaming sphere

Keith Stuart

15, Mar, 2021 @12:30 PM

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Robot basketball and absurdist golf: five of the weirdest sports video games
Not all virtual sports games are faithful copies of their real-life counterparts. Here are a handful where developers play fast and loose with the rules

Jordan Erica Webber

21, Oct, 2020 @7:30 AM

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Fifa 21 review – fancy footwork and spectacular goals
It’s been a tough year for football, but EA Sports’ fast, fluid and updated football game is a thrilling all-round scorer

Tom Bramwell

08, Oct, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1+2 review – step into Y2K skating subculture
The legendary skateboarding sim is back in a brilliant rerelease that offers a portal to the past

Will Freeman

04, Sep, 2020 @1:22 PM

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Fifa v PES: the history of gaming's greatest rivalry
The football games’ 25-year turf war has been an exciting match. But will the next generation of consoles be the final whistle for PES?

Ben Wilson

26, Jun, 2020 @9:30 AM

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The best games of 2020 so far
Resident Evil was reanimated, Coffee Talk brewed up a mindful treat and Final Fantasy VII made our dreams come true

Keza MacDonald and Keith Stuart

15, May, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Lonely Mountains: Downhill review – adrenaline-pumping adventures in nature
Hurling yourself down a mountain on a bike has rarely been as much fun as in this sports game, which pairs serene scenery with thrilling challenge

Keza MacDonald

14, May, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Premier League's virtual comeback a triumph – especially for Diogo Jota | Simon Burnton
The Wolves man’s golden-goal win against Trent Alexander-Arnold kept Liverpool waiting for a title at the climax of a pound-shop version of MTV Cribs

Simon Burnton

25, Apr, 2020 @6:00 PM

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Rose and Rosie: how video games play a role in our marriage
YouTubers Rose and Rosie had very different experiences of games growing up – then they fell in love. What happens when one partner loves Sonic, Tetris and GTA but the other doesn’t?

Rose Ellen Dix and Rosie Spaughton

09, Mar, 2020 @7:00 AM

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