Over the years, there have been some video game sports franchises that have attracted large and loyal followings. Fans became addicted after playing the initial release. Each new version brought a new generation of followers. These are the five video game sports franchises that have stood the test of time.
Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!
The main boxing character is called Little Mac. When compared to his opponents, he is on average about a fourth of their size. Little Mac takes on much larger opponents with names such as King Hippo, Glass Joe and others. Each opponent has a weakness. Discovering them is what makes it possible to defeat them. The game’s final showdown happens between Little Mac and Mike Tyson.
Unlike versions of the Madden past franchise games, this one equals the focus between offense and defense. It’s always been good for playing the offense. This version has an innovation called a “hit stick.” This makes it possible for a player to tap the right control stick near an opponent and give them a major hit. When done right, it results in a great defense play. When done wrong, the offensive player easily gets away.
Playing this game provides a good way to experience 2-on-2 basketball with no fouls, free-throws or out of bounds. It provides historical players and teams for those who love basketball nostalgia. The team fire happens with a player does three alley-oops in a row, prior to the opposition scoring. Users can choose between Arcade and Swipe controls. The big attraction is how fast it can be played with so much happening.
This game has maintained its popularity providing players with hockey realism for over two decades. Everything from the goalie control to shootouts make the game feel real. It also includes flip passes and more. The sounds seem authentic. There is the organ music as well as referee’s whistle, skating checking and glass breaking. Player stats are provided as well as a crowd level function.
It’s honest to say this video sports franchise has provided the best possible virtual experience for years. This game has been popular for over two decades. The details of the parameter settings makes it unique. It has identified strengths and weaknesses for important players. Choosing the right players for offensive and defensive positions is what make the game interesting. Players can be traded and substituted. There are established plays as well as simulated one. Once this game starts, it doesn’t stop being played for a long time.