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Golf Story could be the RPG-style golf game we've been waiting for

As an easy-on-the-eyes golf game for Nintendo Switch, Golf Story looks promising. But there's more to it than that, and I think that's how it'll be able to win over folks who aren't typically into sports games -- say, for example, people wh...   read

 
 
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NBA Playgrounds' first major patch fundamentally changes how shooting works

In our positive review of NBA Playgrounds, we pointed out that it's an enjoyable game but that it's enjoyable despite of a glut of problems. Probably the most concerning dealt with shooting the rock. Players have unique shooting animations ...   read

 
 

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Tennis World Tour wants to fill the Top Spin-sized hole in your heart

With a vanilla name like Tennis World Tour, it's just a matter of time before it slips out of my mind, but I really am desperate for another good tennis simulation game, y'know? Especially one that's being pitched as a follow-up to Top Spin...   read

 
 
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EA embraces memes in Madden 18 with GOAT edition, Tom Brady is the cover boy

With all the Super Bowls he's won, it's hard to imagine this is the first time Tom Brady has been featured on the cover of Madden. What better time than after an improbable comeback: down 28-3 in the third quarter, Brady led the New E...   read

 
 
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Review: NBA Playgrounds

Yeah, now basketball is my favorite sport I like the way they dribble up and down the court I keep it so fresh on the microphone I like no interruptions when the game is on I like slam dunk, to take me to the hoop My favorite play is the al...   read

 
 
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I would still play this dated, lost Sonic skateboarding game

This has been one of my favorite episodes of the Unseen64 series, partially because of the lengths that folks have gone to in the name of game preservation. Years back there was a Sonic-themed skateboarding game slated for Xbox, PS2, and Ga...   read

 
 
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NBA Playgrounds is out soon, takes up more space than Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on Switch

I completely forgot about NBA Playgrounds, which is hitting the Switch soon in an attempt to recapture NBA Jam's basketball arcade success (there was one of those too semi-recently!). Billed as a 2v2 joint it supports up to four players, wi...   read

 
 
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Zen Studios is bringing Infinite Minigolf to Switch, PS4, and Xbox One

It's hard to shake the notion of Zen Studios working on anything outside of the pinball space, but it's happened plenty of times before, and it'll happen again. For instance: Planet Minigolf. Remember that one? Its followup, Infinite Minigo...   read

 
 
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Everybody's Golf confirmed for August in the West

Well, this is nice! Just a couple days ago, I was hoping we'd get the next Hot Shots Golf soon after the Japanese release on August 31, but it turns out we're getting the game slightly beforehand here in the West. Everybody's Golf launches ...   read

 
 
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New Hot Shots Golf aims for an August launch in Japan

What's the holdup on New Hot Shots Golf? I don't know, but the happy-go-lucky golf title is confirmed for an August 31, 2017 release in Japan, which hopefully puts the Western launch not far behind. This trailer covers much of the same gro...   read

 
 


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Sparc, CCP's first non-EVE game, is shaping up as a real sport

For CCP, a company that made $86 million in revenue last year, getting out of the EVE comfort zone is a pretty big deal. Sparc (not to be confused with Project Spark) is doing just that, with the aim of providing an entire new VR-centr...   read

 
 
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Smoke clowns on the bball court in arcadey NBA Playground

One of the best commercials of all-time is an anti-drug ad in which a youth fends off peer pressure by emphatically exclaiming "I don't smoke weed, I smoke clowns like you on the bball court." It's the closest mankind has ever come to achi...   read

 
 
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Review: Mario Sports Superstars

CJ takes a long drag on his cigarette, slowly letting the smoke fill his already weakened lungs. He glances down at his whiskey sour, nearly empty. Exhaling with a small cough, he stirs the one remaining ice cube with his middle finger befo...   read

 
 
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Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona is suing Konami

Konami's next legal battle is coming from an unlikely source. Argentine soccer great (and brief national team coach) Diego Maradona will file suit against Konami for the unauthorized use of his likeness in Pro Evolution Soccer 2017. Maradon...   read

 
 
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Review: MLB The Show 17

For as long as I can remember, since before my time at Destructoid, I've been jettisoning off sports reviews. They're not only niche from a personnel perspective, but they also require a certain degree of dedication and knowledge, despite t...   read

 
 
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Just in case you missed this MLB The Show glitch

This beautiful, happy accident from an early build (since ironed out) of MLB The Show 17 made the rounds this weekend, set off by this tweet: I just didn't want any of you to miss it. I consider it a visual expression of how my soul feels...   read

 
 
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Headmaster adds Party Mode and PS4 Pro support

Strange sports game Headmaster has a new update that's worth a look for PlayStation VR owners. Most notable is Party Mode, shown above. It's a rework of the turn-taking local multiplayer component with nine mini-games, ranging from Non-Alc...   read

 
 
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I would love to see Platinum Games take on Base Wars

With an outstanding score on Metacritic and a 9/10 from our own Chris Carter, NieR: Automata has proven once again that Platinum Games is one of the best developers in the game today. So much so that seemingly every time people talk about P...   read

 
 
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Steep is throwing a 'free weekend' on PC and consoles

As much as I just could not click with Steep enough to want to get drawn into another open-world setting and all that entails, I get the game's appeal. I also believe it's a particularly good match for the free-weekend treatment. You get i...   read

 
 
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Peter Moore is departing EA to head up Liverpool FC

Peter Moore is moving on not only from Electronic Arts, but the industry at large. The executive known for his roles at Sega of America, Microsoft, and most recently EA is leaving to become CEO of Liverpool Football Club in June. It'll be s...   read

 
 
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Rocket League is free on Xbox this weekend, go destroy some scrubs

Psyonix is holding another free Rocket League weekend on Xbox, giving the unexposed a chance to get hooked on the jumpy flippy car soccer game. It's also 25 percent off for Xbox Live Gold subscribers, a discount that will seem of treme...   read

 
 
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Mario Sports Superstars' approach to amiibo cards seems iffy

Mario Sports Superstars now has an official Japanese site detailing each of the five sports along with amiibo card function information. Breakdowns on how each sport is played are provided and are also shown off in the six-minute game...   read

 
 
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Check out Mario Sports Superstars' super short opening movie

I'm a huge fan of Mario sports games. My first Nintendo 64 game was Mario Tennis, and I've been stuck to its various forms through the years (even the super disappointing Wii U version). Nintendo always puts out quality sports games, and no...   read

 
 
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This ain't no fakie: Skate 3 got added to EA Access today

The Good About-Video Games Writer in me says that I should pack this standard fare news post full of cool skateboarding terms like kickflip, grind, and elbow pads. Doing so demonstrates a familiarity with both video games and skateboar...   read

 
 
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WWE 2K17 released on PC today, think of all the things you can do

It's hard to have a consistently positive relationship with professional wrestling. Anyone above a certain intelligence (like 40 IQ) is destined to become a "smark," a smart mark who understands that wrestling is fake but enjoys it on a mor...   read

 
 


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