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Deer Hunter 3

Deer Hunter 3
3.5

Like previous versions, Deer Hunter 3 does a decent job of simulating the real deal insofar as considering things such as sound, wind direction, and realistic gear. But as a hunter sim, it still relies on graphics that are too basic to really evoke any feeling of truly roaming the great outdoors. Let’s start with […]

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Actua Tennis

Actua Tennis
2

The selling point in Actua Tennis is that it is featured in a 3D environment. The only problem is that none of it is very good 3D, even for its time. We are presented with adults in the stands that look like 3D stick figures due to the fact that they are as thin as […]

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Triple Play 2001

Triple Play 2001
2.5

Triple Play ’01 has some highs, many lows. As a general evolution with post 2000 sports game, Triple Play 2001 has its simulation aspects dumbed down to make the experience more palatable for casual fans. This doesn’t need to be bad, but the designers failed in this regard entirely, and in the end made Triple […]

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Total Club Manager 2003

Total Club Manager 2003
4

Total Club Manager 2003 gives you the opportunity to build up your own football team. You start low and proceed to better leagues, which offer a better payoff. You build up the team infrastructure and hire better players, in order to satisfy the greater demand for club facilities and victories. In addition to taking care […]

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NHL Eastside Hockey Manager

NHL Eastside Hockey Manager
4

This game is a stat-heavy hockey team management game from start to finish. The level of statistical detail in NHL Eastside Hockey Manager is, in a word, ridiculous. Each player, from NHL stars to international players and double-A prospects, is tracked numerically in 27 different mental, physical, and technical categories, ranging from how well he […]

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Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2004

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2004
4

Headgate Studios continues to make golf look good, or at least smart. Tiger Woods 2004 continues to build upon last year’s remarkable 2003 edition. And this year’s model isn’t just a rehash of old material; it’s good enough to warrant a complete playthrough, as it’s a better and more complete game from top to bottom. […]

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Boarder Zone

Boarder Zone
3

One reason that Boarder Zone, an awkwardly named snowboarding game, captures the feel of the sport is its massive, wide-open mountain courses, rendered with detailed 3D graphics. In contrast to most snowboarding games, which keep players moving along small, tube-like tracks, Boarder Zone allows you to go just about anywhere you want. It’s an earth-shattering […]

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Baseball Mogul

Baseball Mogul
3.5

Baseball Mogul starts in the spring of 1997 with each team sporting a 25-player roster with even more players waiting to move up from the minors. The game’s speed can be adjusted to move ahead at various rates ranging from a single game at a time to an entire season. Although Baseball Mogul is very simplistic […]

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Hardball 4

Hardball 4
4

Once flashy but shallow, Hardball has improved with each new version, and the same can be said with number 4. It’s a game with some obvious upgrades, but also some minor drawbacks. The batter/pitcher screen — with its digitized-video renditions of the batter’s swing and the pitcher’s delivery — is much improved. So how can […]

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Premier Manager 3

Premier Manager 3
2.5

Developer: Realms of Fantasy
Genre: Manager
Release: 1994

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