Tag Archives: Sports

Another year, another Power Pros. This time they’ve ditched numbering the sequels in their own way and are doing the standard sports thing of naming it after the year. It mostly feels the same, although fielding feels and looks more natural. It has…

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The fourth N64 bass fishing game that I’ve covered, and it seems to be the most basic so far. Instead of being able to feely explore the lakes, you pick points from a menu, where the area is a flat water texture, a…

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Shigesato Itoi’s most famous contribution to gaming is the Mother/Earthbound series, however he also loved the concept of a game that allowed fishing to be casual, but also needed skills of people who were into fishing. No. 1 Bass Fishing was originally on…

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This little game became a massive hit, with Tony hawks games possibly being the most universally loved and well regarded sporting franchises. I personally started with Tony Hawk Pro Skater 4 on GameCube and adored it (yet I’ve oddly never touched the franchise…

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Considering that Mario Golf was a surprisingly serious golf game, it’s appropriate that the Tiger Woods game on N64 is completely silly. This was developed after Tiger Woods 99 PGA Tour Golf on the PlayStation, so I guess EA wanted to experiment a…

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This is such a boring game to talk about that the most interesting thing I can point out is that this came kept the name “In the Zone” in PAL regions. Previous games were renamed as “NBA Pro”. But, apart from that, this…

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While it’s very easy to see the progression in Aki’s N64 wrestling games, it’s just as easy to see the lack of progression in Acclaim’s. Going from WWF War Zone to WWF Attitude, the only real improvement was the presentation. Now that Aki…

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If you’re a fan of AKI’s wrestling game on N64 and don’t mind the lack of famous Western wrestlers (aside from a few unlockable like Andre the Giant), then Virtual Pro Wrestling 2 is something very much worth checking out. While the first…

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Brunswick Circuit Pro Bowling is possibly the most sterile game I’ve ever played. It does a good job at what it sets out to do – be a simulation of professional bowling – but that’s all it is. There’s no fun and the…

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Looking at other reviews of the fishing game Bassmasters, it got a few high scores, but then IGN gave it a 3.1. Quickly reading a few of them, I think I know why: IGN had played In-Fisherman Bass Hunter 64, while the others…

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