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'Golf,' and other four-letter words
Golf has a centuries-old reputation as being a maddening game. It's simple in premise, but that simplicity is always lost in transition from theory to execution. "Put tiny white ball in tiny cup" sounds easy enough, but after... read feature

Gawlful

EA's PGA Tour gameplay trailer is just as boring as watching real golf


Look at that grass, though!
Apr 24
Golfing is fantastic. Reckless cart driving, endless jokes about "ball washers," and your friend puking in the rough on the 14th hole because he's somehow on, like, his 14th beer. Swat a tiny sphere a few hundred feet every ... read
Brass clubs and copper pins
What happens when you get the developers of those old Nabisco mini-golf Flash games and have them make a new type of mini-golf title? Well evidently, you get something completely off-the-wall and bizarre, which feels more lik... read feature

Rory McIlroy PGA Tour

Rory McIlroy replaces Tiger Woods on EA's PGA Tour


Rory McIlroy PGA Tour
Mar 17
Tiger Woods' name has gone from being synonymous with golf to being a different kind of pop culture reference. I'm not even sure if he golfs anymore. I just know he shows up to places missing teeth. Of course, EA's PGA Tour ... read
Golf

Join The Golf Club on Xbox One, PC, and PS4 this month


The name that keeps on giving
Aug 12
After a few months on Steam Early Access, HB Studios' The Golf Club is nearly ready for its final release on PC and consoles. The golf simulation title's launch on Steam and Xbox One is set for August 19, with a PlayStation 4... read
EA Sports PGA Tour

EA Sports PGA Tour lets you fire flaming balls over battleships


Powered by Frostbite 3
Jun 09
Tiger Woods is out after damaging his brand. Flaming golf balls shot over battleships in the Pacific are in. Take that, Woods. EA Sports PGA Tour (Spring 2015) is going to use the Frostbite 3 engine, which will give its full... read
Xbox One

Powerstar Golf is now 'free' with paid DLC


Something else to try on Xbox One
May 22
Microsoft Studios and developer Zoë Mode have altered the pricing of Powerstar Golf such that there's now a free demo-like base version of the game and content has been relegated to DLC packs. Your progress made here wil... read
Mario Golf DLC

Mario Golf's upcoming DLC isn't 'on disc' or locked


Phew
May 05
Mario Golf: World Tour has taken Nintendo into a completely new realm of DLC -- Season Passes. Although they have dabbled in the practice for some time now starting with Fire Emblem: Awakening or New Super Mario Bro... read
Mario Golf

Here's a video overview of Mario Golf: World Tour and its DLC


Kirby or Mario Golf or both?
May 03
It's a terrific weekend for 3DS owners between Kirby: Triple Deluxe and Mario Golf: World Tour both fighting for our time. Nintendo has a pair of trailers out for the latter game -- one for the launch, another for those DLC ... read
The online golf we've been wanting
It's been about 10 years since we've seen the Mushroom Kingdom gang out on the green, so it was high time for a new Mario Golf title. Camelot Software steps to the tee again, this time on the 3DS, bringing dual screens and and a new spin to their much-loved links with Mario Golf: World Tour. But the biggest addition this time around is online play. Were they able to drive this one home? read feature

Our Mario Golf: World Tour review will be a little late


But here's a crazy video and demo to hold you over
Apr 24
[Update: It looks like the servers are up now! I'm playing now -- review coming this afternoon.] Sorry, but we're going to be a little late on our Mario Golf: World Tour review. As of 9 a.m. this morning we're allowed to run... read

Plenty of downloadable courses, characters coming to Mario Golf: World Tour


DLC schedule revealed
Apr 22
Mario Golf: World Tour, coming May 2, comes with 10 courses and 126 holes, multiplayer modes, tournaments and more. It's a full game. But so much more is scheduled to come as downloadable content, says Nintendo. We know that ... read

See you on the green: Mario Golf: World Tour international tournaments


Collaboration with Callaway Golf
Apr 17
As someone that spends his life bragging about his superior ability in videogame golf, I'm excited that Mario Golf: World Tour will feature both regional and worldwide tournaments. Nintendo says it's easy to get into: get onl... read

Multiplayer fun with Mario Golf: World Tour


Everyone plays simultaneously in multiplayer
Mar 26
Mario Golf: World Tour features four player multiplayer via online, or local play with just a single cartridge. As it should, but you know the best part of all this? Everyone is playing simultaneously. You don't have to wait... read
Mario Golf World Tour

It's been too long since I've played Mario Golf, it's underwater now


Driver? I hardly even know her!
Mar 13
It feels like it's been forescore since I've played Mario Golf. Maybe the 3DS' upcoming World Tour is a good place to rectify that. Or maybe I'll finally take a swing at Hot Shots. Then again, The Golf Club has the best name... read

FORE! Mario Golf World Tour hits the green on May 2


You can use your Miis, too
Feb 13
Today's Nintendo Direct let us know that 3DS title Mario Golf World Tour is launching on May 2nd. As a crazed videogame golf fan, I can't wait.  Today, Iwata showed off a new mode that lets you use your Mii characters t... read
The Golf Club

Newly announced The Golf Club has the best name ever


The Golf Club. THE GOLF CLUB.
Jan 23
The Golf Club. I cannot contain myself. I'm having a ball with this one. The realistic-looking golf game, just announced for PS4, Xbox One, and PC, is meant to butt up against EA's no-longer-Tiger-Woods-branded PGA Tour, whi... read
Wii U

Golf arrives for Wii Sports Club on Wii U


Puttering around
Dec 18
Nintendo has released the Golf mode for Wii Sports Club to the Nintendo eShop, letting players hit the motion-controlled links. As with prior Wii Sports Club games, you can purchase Golf outright for $9.99 or purchase a day ... read
Only slightly over par
As a young gamer, often times my first foray into the wide world of sports was through videogames. Before I knew how to run a slant route in a real-life game of football, I knew how to run something in Tecmo Bowl and Madden. ... read feature

And it's only $20!
Xbox One golf launch title Powerstar Golf didn't gel with me the first time I played it, but after seeing the depth of some of its systems last week I feel better about it. Its RPG-ish leveling system and cloud-based competitive features sound like something I could really get into.  read feature

Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods is trying to sell his name to a new videogame


Same name, different game
Nov 01
After Electronic Arts broke off a 15-year relationship with Tiger Woods, the golfer is doing what many in his situation would -- he's trying to rebound. The most recognizable name in professional golf is courting videogame pu... read
EA Sports

First image of next-gen PGA Tour is missing Tiger Woods


...and so is the title of the game
Oct 28
After years of Tiger Woods PGA Tour videogames, EA Sports and Tiger Woods are parting ways. "EA Sports and Tiger Woods have also made a mutual decision to end our partnership, which includes Tiger's named PGA Tour golf game,... read
Headed for the bunker?
Powerstar Golf is a launch title for Xbox One. It's an arcade golf title, but it's no Hot Shots Golf. On the surface it seems like it's par for the arcade-y golf course, but a few issues have it stuck in the sand traps. If yo... read feature

Mario Golf: World Tour packed with multiplayer goodness


Community features added
Apr 17
I'm probably too excited about Mario Golf: World Tour for the 3DS, coming this summer. I'm even more excited after this morning's Nintendo Direct broadcast, which gave us the first details on the game's multiplayer.  Nin... read

Celebrate Pangya's 4th anniversary with Pangya Challenges


We're giving away prizes
Apr 15
Pangya, the greatest MMO golf game in the universe, is turning 4 this week. SG Interactive has all kinds of fun things lined up for Pangya Challenges to celebrate this anniversary, including giveaways and online events.  ... read
You can play as Marshall Faulk!
The Tiger Woods series has always been my favorite of EA's annual sports games. Ever since I performed my first virtual swing with the analog sticks, I became hooked. I don't like it enough to even think about paying every si... read feature

Hot Shots Golf

Play as Gravity Rush's Kat in Hot Shots Golf on PS Vita


And more DLC in World Invitational
Mar 14
It's no secret that Kat from Gravity Rush would find her way to Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational as a playable character. The time has finally come for non-Japanese versions of the PlayStation Vita game -- she'll be availab... read

All I've ever wanted in a videogame: Dungeons & Golf


Seriously
Dec 05
If you're a regular reader you know what I dig; JRPGs, survival horror, strategy, puzzle games, fighters, and anything with corgis in it. And golf. I get a lot of sh*t for it, but videogame golf is one of my favorites. Peopl... read
Three ways to win!
[Update: Contest over! Winner is Phrost Brother!] Our buddies at Big Fish Games are giving away more codes for their iOS puzzler Fairway Solitaire! The game is seriously a ton of fun, so go grab yourself a copy if you own an ... read feature


[Update: The finalists have been selected! Head over to Big Fish's Facebook page and vote for your favorite!] Our buddies at Big Fish Games are currently giving away codes for their latest golf-themed iOS puzzler, Fairway Sol... read feature

Skid to victory in this Wii U Sports Connection trailer


Sep 13
No, I didn't come up with that hilariously horrid pun in the title. That one was courtesy of Nintendo themselves in this new trailer for Ubisoft's Sports Connection on Wii U. Oh, you think they'd stop there, but no,&nbs... read

Pangya United new course Ice Inferno launches today


Feb 15
Fellow golfers, Pangya United gets a new course today, the 18th released for the free-to-play golf MMO. Set in the north of Deep Inferno, new course Ice Inferno looks like a real challenge with its layout, obstacles and ice ... read






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