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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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OlliOlli: Epic Combo Edition review

Occasionally, feature creep can ruin a respectable franchise. Such was the case with Activision’s Tony Hawk series. Early on, the property received critical and commercial acclaim for its prodigious simulation of skateboarding. Adeptly, nearly every ...

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Stikbold! A Dodgeball Adventure review

Periodically, titles like TowerFall, Nidhogg, and Paperbound remind us that some of gaming’s most blissful moments stem from local multiplayer sessions. It’s a message that’s reaffirmed by the PlayStation 4 and Steam release of Stikbold! ...

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DiscStorm Review

Videogames often allow us to mirror sporting events without conforming to real world limitations. We’ve seen this time again with classics ranging from Super Dodge Ball to NBA Jam and Super Mario Strikers. With all ...

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Madden NFL 16 review

When John Madden Football was released for the Sega Genesis in 1990, few could have predicted it would become the prototypical sports game franchise. Purportedly, the Pro Hall of Famer and former Oakland Raider coach ...

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