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The Sport Games category features numerous titles from a variety of sport disciplines. Compete in football, basketball, soccer, billiard, skating, or even build your very own dream team.
Are you a sports game lover? If you do, then the new NBA game is here. NBA 2K17 might not be a Spike Lee joint, neither can you become the hoop gawd, but the core of the game remains. This realistic NBA simulation gives you some of the best-looking graphics in modern gaming, and not only that, but you can also customize your own players as well as play as leading NBA teams! Other improvements to the game include changes to the MyGM mode, where you can manage an NBA team and participate in off-season events. This fully-featured mode is coupled with the MyLeague draft! Another brand-new feature is also the ability to play as Olympic teams such as the US Olympic Basketball team. Don't miss out on this windows app for sports games!
Besides basketball games, soccer games are also widely popular among people. Soccer meets driving in this arena-based, futuristic vehicle sports game. In this windows app for sports games, you can choose from a variety of flying cars equipped with huge rocket boosters. You can soar high into the air to score amazing aerial goals, perform incredible saves using the vehicles' acrobatic abilities, and demolish enemy players at supersonic speeds.
From the first whistle of the season to the heartbreak of cup failure, FIFA 07 throws you into the rollercoaster ride of a football season, has your team got what it takes to win the league, or will they bravely battle relegation - it's all up to you.
New intelligent AI ensures that your 11 men on the pitch make realistic decisions, finding space and passing like professionals. A complete overhaul of the game engine now means that you have to employ real-world tactics, make realistic decisions and think like a player in order to win matches.
Take on the updated and improved challenge of the Manager Mode. Player values and wages have been tuned to be even more realistic. Managerial decisions have even more tangible effects on player performance and welfare. Smarter CPU decisions mean rival managers are even more strategic in their own pursuit of silverware.
Another global football (soccer) season means another edition of EA Sports' excellent soccer sim, and we shouldn't take this FIFA 07 demo for granted, considering that FIFA's hefty cousin Madden NFL hasn't provided a trial version in years. That said, the 550MB download doesn't deliver anything unexpected or much different from the demo for 2006 FIFA World Cup. It's fun to play with famous players like Ronaldinho, Lionel Messi, and Wayne Rooney, and it's hard to knock a demo that allows unlimited four-minute matches with six international club teams, but there's simply not enough content or customization to warrant a higher rating.
The demo allows you to play as and against Manchester United (U.K.), Lyon (France), Werder Bremer (Germany), AC Milan (Italy), Guadalajara (Mexico), or Barcelona (Spain), and each team includes recognizable superstars, like controversial World Cup star Cristiano Ronaldo. The only provided field is Arsenal's Emirates Stadium, and the matches are limited to one four-minute half. The game controls will be familiar to anyone who's played FIFA, and since it's clearly a console port, a controller works much better than the keyboard. Unfortunately, though the controls are logical and easy to learn, you can't change them or refer back to the control guide during an active match. Also, matches are limited to single-player action, so forget about competing against a pal.
A new game engine this year feels more realistic than in previous years, especially to players comfortable with the style of the slower Winning Eleven series, and the graphics are likewise improved. The physical interaction among players on the pitch is particularly good. However, most of this year's additions, like the enhanced manager mode and interactive online leagues, aren't included in this demo, leaving non-diehard fans of FIFA to wonder if the lengthy download and installation process is worth the effort. We recommend this game only to big fans of soccer sims or those considering the full version.
Football Manager 2011 is another windows app for sports games. This demo includes only two countries and is available only in English. Football Manager 2011 gives players the power of being a manager of their very own soccer team.
An atomic war has come at last. A very long night is here to stay, and it surely will be followed by an eternal winter. The entire civilization is either wiped out or under duress. But for the mad boarder, it's the coolest thing that could ever happen. In Freeride Earth, you don't have anything to do except enjoy snowboarding across an entire planet. So hop on your board and enjoy practicing tricks.
This little charmer is just what players need to wind down from a long hard day. The randomly generated 3D mountains are as beautiful and soothing as the sound of cutting fresh powder. However, we think the real charm of this snowboarding sim is that it's not made by a major developer and it's wide open for updates and gameplay add-ons.
For a totally free, space-efficient program, this snowboarding game gives you a pretty killer ride. Freeride Earth requires no real installation process to speak of; you simply extract all the game files to a folder, then click the EXE to begin playing. Since this program only provides one mountain on which to shred, your goal is simply to achieve the highest score possible by using the space bar and the arrow keys to pull off jumps, spins, and tricks. You start with a very short amount of time on the clock, so you also must take care to collect the bright blue tokens that will extend your ride. The minimal help files don't explain how many points a certain trick scores, so you'll probably want to experiment. The 3D graphics may not knock hard-core gamers out cold, but most other folks will find them more than suitable. Our biggest gripe about Freeride Earth is its total lack of features; you can't even turn off the sound effects or choose to play with your mouse. Besides that, we can't complain much about this free game and think it makes a surprisingly addictive time killer.
Motocross Madness combines stunt racing with the daredevil spirit of world-class motorbike racing. Unique to this game is a rider and bike physics model that gives the user control over the throttle, brake, steering, and gears on the bike, and over the center of gravity, which can be moved forward, backward, or to either side. Motocross Madness also offers a wide variety of racing and stunt environments, including 30 indoor and outdoor stadiums, a quarry, and a long-distance Baja course. Additional features include a track editor, 16 midair stunts and jumps, and multiplayer support for up to 8 players.
3D Live Pool simulates pool on your computer with a full 3D environment and perfect 3D sound. It features easy and addictive gameplay and supports 3-Ball, 8-Ball, 9-Ball, 15-Ball, Straight, Rotation, Blackjack, and bonus games. The balls roll just like real ones, and you can position your cue to hit various places on the ball for different spins. 3D Live Pool has single and multiplayer modes, and you can play online or offline. The great Internet lobby allows you to play and chat online with others, improve your ranking, and take part in different types of tournaments. Version 2.70 has fixed a few bugs and improved the graphics.
With its realistic graphics and attractive interface, 3D Live Pool makes playing pool on the computer just as fun as the real deal. The game controls are easy to use, with helpful directions in the bottom left of the screen. Gameplay depends heavily on the use of the mouse, which allows users to adjust their view of the table and cue position. The speed of the mouse movement determines the force with which the cue hits the ball, a feature that does a nice job of simulating the real thing. Users can play against the computer or another player, and we found the computer to be a fair adversary. Users of the trial version can choose between three difficulty levels; purchase of the game adds two more. The trial version also limits users to 8-ball and a bonus game; purchase of the full version adds eight more. Players can participate in network play with other users, although the game must be hosted by a player using the full version of the software.
The Help file contains simple instructions for gameplay as well as rules for the various games. Our only major complaint is that the manual opens in Internet Explorer, which can be slow and annoying for users of other browsers. In addition to the limitations on difficulty levels and game types, the trial version of this game is good for only 15 days. The program leaves a folder in the program files upon uninstallation. However, we highly recommend this program for any user looking to pass the time with a game of pool.
Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 features numerous innovations in gameplay and realism.
Every single aspect of the game benefits from essential improvements, with fundamental gameplay advancements to create a new degree of realism. PES 2010 focuses on being a real football simulation, as it requires both strategic play and quick reactions, just like real life. New zonal defending intuitively covers spaces, meaning players constantly need to look for new ways to attack. The game's referees have also been reworked, with smarter AI elements allowing them to make more balanced calls.
In its 14th season, Madden NFL Football remains the undisputed leader in authentic NFL football simulation. This year, players can make adjustments after the snap and create championship caliber plays with revolutionary Playmaker Control. With new EA Sports Talk, online tournaments, and new Owner Mode, no other football video game offers more depth. Madden NFL 2004 is the most complete, authentic sports video game ever, making it "the ultimate judge" for sports gamers.
Claw your way up through the amateur ranks to prove yourself in the professional world of skating. The world's best skateboarding game reinvents itself to give users the real-life experience of a hardened amateur skater. A completely new career mode with a "Go Pro" theme complements the same game aspects that have made Tony Hawk Pro Skater such a phenomenon.
Virtual skateboarding continues its unstoppable evolution as the Tony Hawk Pro Skater game offers its latest iteration for the PC, porting almost directly from the Xbox. All of the familiar tricks and stunts are back in the fourth edition, as well as a few new moves with more possible combinations, larger levels, more flexible gameplay, and extremely impressive graphics. As it should, Tony Hawk 4 retains the best aspects of its previous version and tweaks gameplay to improve the overall experience.
The demo version has enough to keep gamers happy for a while. Only three skaters and one level (the college campus) are available, but 16 various goals and missions gleaned from folks around town offer Tony Hawk newbies an excellent chance to try out all the essential jumps, kicks, grabs, and combos. Big fans of the series won t necessarily need to download the chunky 132MB file to learn anything new, yet the demo by itself beats the pants off some other full commercial offerings.