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The Activision Decathlon

"What on EARTH do you do with these things?", my mother would yell at me, pointing to the small graveyard of dead joysticks piled up, simmering in the corner…

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10-yard fight

10 Yard Fight is the earliest, and least sophisticated of NES’s football games.
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Slalom

Ah, Slalom. Rare’s first game, Slalom is a very fun game, with an interesting story.
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Buster Ball

Generally speaking, most sports games for the GameGear haven’t aged very well…

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Track & Field II

After the huge success of Track and Field, Konami decided to create a sequel Track and Field II adding new events, modes, a password feature and the authenticity of being able to decide which country you want to represent…

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Nintendo World Cup

It’s been maybe over 500 years since the ancestor of the great sport known as football descended over England, in those days games could take several weeks to play out and would leave players dead and sprawled out over the playing fields…

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Baseball

Baseball. That American and Japanese sport which us Europeans know as rounders has been used as a template for many sports games over the years.
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Tennis

NES sports games were at the best of times extremely basic…

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Soccer

Soccer for the NES is as basic a football game you will ever find…

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Alpine Ski

Try Alpine Ski now and you will find it is just as challenging and fun as I remember it was back in the 80's…

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Pocket Gal

Being about 10 or so years old at the time that I first played this game, the above attract screen definitely attracted me to the game! Even though it tells you almost nothing about what you're going to experience, the prospect of a game involving what appears to be a topless rabbit-lady thing that needs to pee really badly was too much for my young mind to resist…

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WWF Attitude

WWF Attitude is the sequel to WWF War Zone and it appeared on every console at the time with me owning a N64 version…

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NHL 96

I have never been a sports game fan due to that I ususally get bored of the game and that I get disappointed by the game itself…

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League Bowling

Mention 'NEO-GEO' to any gamer and instantly they think of epic series of 2d fighting games…

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Virtua Tennis

It's a Pong with steroids, that's it, the beauty of simplicity with only two buttons and a good engine can make a game to rock for years…

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International Superstar Soccer Deluxe

International! Superstar! Soccer! DELUXE! Music to my ears, memories come flooding back of a misspent youth trying to score goals from thirty yards out, bamboozling my friends with step overs and keepy ups, and trying desperately to figure out how I'd just elbowed an opposing centre back in the face…

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Tennis

Another gem from Activision, this time revamping the two players pong but with a tennis outfit…

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Super Punchout!!

Super Punchout for the SNES is my favorite of the Punchout series by far and is one of those games that has so many opponents that only the perfectionist obsessed will ever truely master it…

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720º

You're a skateboarder in Skate City, one of the largest skateparks ever built…

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Kikstart 2

Based around the Kikstart TV show, the game allows you to recreate all those death-defying stunts in the comparative safety of your home…

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WWF Wrestlemania

At the height of the World Wrestling Federation's European fame came this crunching recreation of the elaborate hammed-up action…

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TV Sports: Basketball

Basketball was the second sport to which Cinemaware applied their philosophy of lavish production and advanced cutscenes…

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