Everyone wants realism. Those who want to take a piece of entertainment seriously expect it to be convincing so they can lose themselves in the fiction. Yes, this applies to sports games, and yes, this is all painfully obvious. But more significantly, what is this “realism”? And how much of this substance is needed to […]Read more "The Casual Fan Version of Football"
Now that we’ve officially entered the back end of summer, I’m finally declaring Summer of Sports Games 2013! NCAA Football 14 has been good fun (mostly endless read-options followed by triple options followed by option passes) and I’m still looking forward to Madden 25 despite the sharp drop in my productivity that accompanies my purchase of the game. Ball-carrier […]Read more "NCAA Football 14 and the Anti-Moneyball Ratings Revolution"