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Teeing Off with GolfTopia (Early Access)

First-rate simulations require little understanding of their source material. Take 1989’s SimCity, which tasked players with zoning residential, industrial, and commercial districts, as well as building streets, parks, and public service buildings. Even if you ...

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Super Mega Baseball 3 review

If you can get past the cartoonish looks and lack of licensing Super Mega Baseball 3‘s on-field performance means it’s a clincher on every platform, save for PlayStation 4.  Once a PlayStation exclusive, MLB: The ...

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Ski Jumping Pro VR review

Video games have a multitude of positive attributes, but one of the medium’s best traits is the simulation of ability. In real life, I didn’t have the training, talent, or dedication to be anything more ...

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Chiki-Chiki Boxy Pro Wrestling review

With last year’s Chiki-Chiki Boxy Racers, Orgesta reached into gaming’s golden past, offering a breezy title inspired by titles like R.C. Pro-Am, Micro Machines, and Choro Q. With the release of Chiki-Chiki Boxy Pro Wrestling, ...

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NBA 2K19 review

A 1985 study from scholars at Cornell and Stanford refuted the notion of shooting streaks in professional basketball. The researchers asserted that people mistakenly attribute successions of successful shots as ‘hot hands’, when every attempt ...

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The Golf Club 2019 review

When it comes to golf simulations, there are a relatively small number of requisite experiences. While Links 2004 didn’t pioneer the analog swing system (1997’s Front Page Sports: Golf deserves credit here), it thoroughly refined ...

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Super Mega Baseball 2 review

Surprisingly, quality action-driven baseball on PC is as atypical as a triple play. Sure, Steam has a number of stat driven simulations like the Out of the Park and Baseball Mogul franchises, which offer players ...

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Early Access Impressions with Descenders

During the 1990s, the extreme sports genre was pervasive, with a multitude of games offering virtual skateboarding, snowboarding, surfing, rollerblading and BMX biking. But after the start of the new millennium, the thrills began to ...

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Infinite Minigolf review

Although Zen Studios is best known for their prolific output of pinball tables, the Budapest-based developers are known to take an occasional hiatus from the orb-focused efforts. Veteran gamers might remember 2010’s Planet Minigolf, where ...

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