Tag: Sports

Axis Football 2023 Review

HIGH Much more solid on-field experience; better realism, improved animations

LOW Presentation is still lacking, some minor annoyances and glitches.

WTF Why would fans want to sit BEHIND the video screens in Carolina’s stadium?


PREVIEW: Madden NFL 23 Closed Beta

The friendly folks at EA Sports were kind enough to invite GameCritics to a closed beta of the hotly anticipated Madden NFL 23. Obviously, I jumped at the chance to spend a few hours with it, as this latest Madden is expected to represent actual forward progress into the current generation of consoles, and not just a cross-generation juke step.


WWE 2K22 Review

HIGH The improved wrestling system makes every match exciting.

LOW The camera hinders the player’s depth perception.

WTF Why so much kayfabe?!


Windjammers 2 Review

A Mighty Wind

HIGH Coming back from twelve points down to win a set.

LOW Losing eight straight sets in a row during the championship round.

WTF How is it fair to have a teleporting trick shot in official competitions!?


NHL 22 Review

A Sign Of Silliness To Come?

HIGH Next-gen polish brings new life to a tried-and-true formula.

LOW X-Factors feel meaningless in the heat of gameplay.

WTF The single-Be a Pro mode has become a complete afterthought


NBA 2K22 Review

Welcome To The Next level

HIGH  The on-court presentation is stunning

LOW  MyCareer mode is boring. The City is an interminable grind.

WTF  Slowdown, clipping and crashing? On the Series X?