Tag: Sports

NASCAR 08 – Consumer Guide

  Parents should have no trouble with this game, unless they're anticorporate activists who have some kind of objection to overpowering sponsorship. Be warned, though, although the game has no content advisories, the situation allows for some pretty horrific crashes. There's no blood or anything, but seeing the twisted heaps […]

NHL 08 – Review

I think it would do most developers well to remember that every videogame is someone's first videogame. NHL 08 is the most egregious example I've seen of this problem in a long while. It's a wonderful hockey simulator that, through its total unwillingness to instruct me on how to play, proved far more frustrating than I'm sure the developers had hoped.

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08 – Review

I'm not a golfer, and therefore I’m not the best person to judge the accuracy of Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08. That being said, I do consider myself something of an authority on what I find fun. Although swinging the Wii remote like a golf club in Tiger 08 may offer some brief enjoyment at first, the overall experience is primarily one of profound annoyance and frustration.

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08 – Consumer Guide

  Parents have no reason to fear Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08, unless of course they think golf is evil. Fans of golfing games might be disappointed by the inconsistent controls. Compared to golf games that utilize a standard controller, the Wii's motion-sensing gameplay might frustrate players with a desire […]

Wii Sports – Review

Read review of Wii SportsWii Sports comes as something of a pleasant surprise. Going against the longstanding trend of increasing game complexity, Nintendo has created what is arguably the most accessible videogame ever made, rivaling the likes of Pong and Pac-Man in sheer simplicity.

Sensible Soccer 2006 – Review

For a good few hours in single-player, and more generally in short multiplayer bursts, the game is entertaining and addictive, but I'm afraid it needed to be damn near perfect to fully justify its simplicity, live up to its heritage and make a lasting dent on the market.

Sensible Soccer 2006 – Consumer Guide

A straightforward sports game, there is no content in Sensible Soccer 2006 that parents need to be concerned about. Sports fans, soccer fans and those new to the series will probably find SS2006 an interesting and arresting old school curio, and should consider the title if its economy and speed […]