When thinking of the best video games put out in 2011, there really is no other genre of games like the sports genre. Though many people believe that playing actual sports is much better, not everyone is able to play these sports. Video games are able to give the player a way to fulfill these dreams that often are a little to far-fetched to achieve. Many children and even adults dream to be the next NBA star or the next Tiger Woods, so playing sports video games is the only way to live out that dream. Here are some of the best sports games to hit the gaming scene this year.
With a 6.5 rating on IGN, it definitely is one of the best hockey games to hit the shelves in a long time. This series has been seen as "dead"for quite some time now and finally 2k11 is able to revive the series. The quality of this video game is unlike any other hockey game that you have played before and it offers a few more career modes that can definitely keep you addicted for quite some time.
Now that the NBA is going through the lockout, there really is no other way to enjoy the wonderful game of basketball except to play NBA 2k11. The graphics seem to be getting better every year and this new version definitely does not disappoint. With an 8 out of 10 rating on IGN, this is a legit sports video game that deserves the attention that it has been receiving. Though many people have been criticizing the NBA games to be quite repetitive, what can you expect from a game that focuses on sports? Sports games are made to be repetitive because that is the very nature of the sport. As the concept of these games stay the same, the quality and enjoyment definitely will be the factors that improve annually.
Tiger Woods 2011
As one of the most realistic sports video games out today, the Tiger Woods series continues to improve almost every year. Though many people will say that golf is not even a sport, millions of people all over the world still enjoy the game. There have been different golf games to hit the shelves in the past year but it seems as if the Tiger Woods franchise is the only one that can pull off golf as a game. The best new feature for the 2011 game is the new golf courses that they feature and it seems as if they fixed up a few of the problems that plenty complained about in the past.
If you are looking for the best sports video games to play right now, you definitely have to give these 2011 games a shot. There has been many talks as to whether or not NBA 2k12 will be released so it is best to grab 2011 and have the latest NBA game out today. While 2011 is coming to a close, it is still a good idea to try these games out.