Tag: Sports

Everybody’s Golf Review

Ahhh…You’re In The Beach

HIGH The pleasant enjoyment of the franchise remains intact…

LOW …unless you happened to enjoy the gameplay improvements in previous entries.

WTF Look, I’m not letting this go. Everybody’s Golf is an awful name.


Windjammers Review

Frisbee-O Geo

 

HIGH My addictive first two-hour play session.

LOW Trying to catch lobs out of a slide is frustratingly hit-or-miss.

 WTF The surprisingly magical alchemy of Frisbee, tennis and air hockey.


FIFA 16 Review

The competition is heating up

FIFA 16 Review Screenshot

HIGH A solid card-based mode that doesn't feel out of place.

LOW EA may have gone to the rehash well one too many times.

WTF Again, a CARD TRADING MINIGAME THAT DOESN'T SUCK

NBA Live 16 Review

As good as a colonoscopy

NBA Live 16 Review Screenshot

HIGH It's light years ahead of NBA Live 15, in every way possible…

LOW … so is a colonoscopy.

WTF Based on the audio, it's not uncommon for everyone to leave the arena mid-game, including the announcers.

Blood Bowl 2 Review

The Playoffs Just Got Interesting

Blood Bowl 2 Review Screenshot

HIGH Rolling two red dice and making my opponent decide between 'knocked down' and ‘knocked down'.

LOW Missing my receiver roll and losing the game-tying touchdown in the last turn.

WTF Wait, the color commentator is on my team now? How did that happen?

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 Review

So here I am, doin' everything I can't

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5

HIGH Solid level design and one excellent unlockable skater!

LOW Framerate and screen-tearing issues abound.

WTF Lil' Wayne is a playable skater, but doesn't appear on the soundtrack.

Madden NFL 16 Review

"Next year" is finally here…

Madden NFL 16

HIGH: The new pass placement and receiver mechanics are the best series additions since the magic stiff arm of Madden '97

LOW: … and the Dynamic Drive Goals feature is the worst.

WTF: Jim Nantz and Phil Simms have the collective personality of a dial tone.

Super Mega Baseball Review

Old school is new again!

Super Mega Baseball

HIGH The walkoff win out of nowhere!

LOW Errors at the worst time thanks to manually controlling a fielder

WTF That roster. Those names. Those faces. The umpire strike calls.