sport.

Tony Hawk’s Underground 2

Tony Hawk’s Underground 2
4

Back in 1999, there’s no way anyone could’ve predicted the success of the Tony Hawk series. Five sequels, and a slight genre change later, it’s now Tony Hawk’s Underground 2, also known as THUG 2. Where the first four games just added new moves, larger parks, and the possibility for nearly endless combos, the first […]

Continue reading...

Worldwide Soccer Manager 2006

Worldwide Soccer Manager 2006
4

Sports Interactive has bought Worldwide Soccer Manager a long way since the early days, implementing a visual match engine as the main highlight since. Football Manager 2006 admittedly doesn’t improve much over its predecessors, the main reason being that 2005’s effort was pretty good to try and top. The 2006 build improves upon an already […]

Continue reading...

NBA Action 98

NBA Action 98
3

NBA Action 98 is a lesser known competitor to EA’s traditional line of NBA games. One of the most noticeable mistakes is the lack of 3D hardware support. This game supports several resolution modes, but even at the highest setting of 640×480 with 16-bit colors. The interface works well but still betrays the game’s console […]

Continue reading...

Virtual Pool

Virtual Pool
3

With four different pool games including 8-Ball, 9-Ball, Straight Pool, and Rotation, realistic physics designed by physicists, geometry developed by mathematicians, and lots of full-motion video sequences, there’s quite a bit to go around in Virtual Pool. While the various 3D perspectives are adequate and the graphics are nicely detailed, it fails to present itself […]

Continue reading...

Grand Slam

Grand Slam
2.5

Grand Slam was one of the first baseball games for Windows 95 to support 3D cards in its time, which made it somewhat unique in its own particular way. But despite the game’s forward-thinking technical aspirations, it suffers from a bunch of interface and gameplay issues. For one thing, there are no configurable camera angles. […]

Continue reading...

Grand Prix World

Grand Prix World
3

Grand Prix World is an F1 management game where the player can take control of one of eleven available Formula One teams and attempt to win the Formula One Constructor’s World Championship. The game starts in the 1998 season and the player has a 10 year career. You can engage in a whole range of […]

Continue reading...

Pool Paradise

Pool Paradise
3

Pool Paradise is a pool game that doesn’t take itself seriously. It starts by shunting you to a Tropical island of sand and sun – but not before receiving a 200$ loan from a literal shark to play said games. Playing against thirty different computer-controlled characters, you can earn more cash. With the additional cash […]

Continue reading...

Field & Stream: Trophy Bass 3D

Field & Stream: Trophy Bass 3D
3.5

Fishing sims are usually low key, and while that’s certainly the case with Trophy Bass 3D as well, there’s still a lot to experience nonetheless. Solo anglers can take part in fishing trips, tournaments, or go all-out in career play. Trips are simple one-off lake expeditions, while tourneys are full three-day competitions against other anglers. […]

Continue reading...

High Heat Baseball 2000

High Heat Baseball 2000
4

High Heat Baseball 2000 is the most playable, enjoyable, and best baseball game that you can have, striking an impressive balance between arcade and simulated baseball. If it were not for a handful of annoying bugs and glitches, High Heat Baseball 2000 would be a five-star effort. The most obvious addition to the High Heat […]

Continue reading...

Sydney 2000

Sydney 2000
1

Sydney 2000, to put it mildly, is a button mashing fest; to put it another way, it’s quite possibly the most repetitive game we have ever played. There are 12 events in the game and in nearly every one all you do is pound the power buttons (you can use the arrow keys on your […]

Continue reading...