The major sports games released in 2015 with new gameplay mechanics and new game modes showed enough attractions to please fans throughout the current season. The list below shows the best options of the genre for consoles and PC.
The new version of the popular football game from EA Sports has significant improvements in gameplay. Added changes in the physical to make the experience more real and specific improvements in artificial intelligence players, referees and fans.
Now there are also women's football for the first time in its history, is very well represented in games with the leading teams. The gameplay, on the other hand, is more rhythmic and tactical compared to other modes known of the fans.
Visually, FIFA 16 has uniforms, stadiums and more real players as well as new animations and movements of players. The game continues to be one of the greats when it comes to competitiveness in virtual lawns. FIFA 16 is available on PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC.
PES 2016 could replace the franchise in the fight for the best football simulator. With several game modes including online competitions, Master League and MyClub, PES 2016 offers plenty of content to please all tastes. As might be expected, the 2016 version is developed with the Fox Engine, the same graphics engine of the latest games in the Metal Gear franchise. This means that the football simulator will bring impressive textures and details of facial expressions. PES 2016 is available on PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC.
A round of NBA 2k16 can easily be confused with real matches. Visually speaking, the basketball simulator is without doubt the most realistic game of the sports genre, thanks to reformulations textures and modeling of characters and stadiums.
Reflections on the courts are jaw-dropping, and the impressive movement of players, enabling dribbling, shooting and the body with extreme realism. One of the highlights of the game goes to the career mode signed by legendary film director Spike Lee. It is now possible to experience the routine of a new player on the rise in the NBA, following a well structured predefined script. NBA 2k16 is available on PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC.
With an unusual premise, Rocket League proved that there is still room for innovation in the sports genre. The game mixes with turbine vehicles and football to create a kind of "automotive football" four against four players.
The matches take place in small arenas, with obstacles that allow tumbling, and can be played on online competitive modes or local split-screen coop. The simplicity of Rocket League is its main virtue, since the controls are extremely intuitive and accessible right away.
Although the main mission is to push a giant ball into the goal from the rival team, the concept of Rocket League goes far beyond being a typical football game. Whether you're a sports fan or not, know that such "car football" is an indispensable product for any user. Rocket League is available on PS4, Xbox One and PC.
Created from a fundraising campaign on Kickstarter, Project CARS surprised everyone with complex elements of car modification. Forget the arcade gameplay of popular race franchises. Project CARS offers unique simulation experience, with a choice of auxiliary and modalities adjustments.
The technical part of Project CARS is impeccable and deserves to be highlighted. The Slightly Mad Studios, responsible for creating the title, knew masterfully translate the cockpit view and the modeling of real snappers. It is worth noting that each car reacts uniquely to different obstacles the slopes, making it quite challenging racing game for even the most experienced pilots. Project CARS is available on PS4, Xbox One and PC.
On the one hand Project CARS is the best option when it comes to racing simulator in the new generation, on the other hand, Forza 6 provides today's best automotive arcade experience. This is because the Turn 10 introduced complex geared tunagem settings for the experienced public at the same time renewed the gameplay to facilitate the handling of newcomers.
More than 450 classic and current vehicles, dozens of cosmetic additions to equip with and interesting options for modifying the mechanical part of the machines. In addition, there online modes for up to 24 players, including a dummy circuit in Rio de Janeiro with multiple variations.
The title kept the tradition scenarios and vehicles delivering even more beautiful and detailed, with everything running at 1080p and 60 square per second. Incidentally, the absurd fluidity of the gameplay is one of the highest points of Forza 6. The game is available on Xbox One
Unlike the previous editions, EA Sports has focused on delivering a more realistic simulator. Improvements in manual handling are sharp, and pass bids and receptions renovated to give the feeling of witnessing a real football game.
In terms of game modes, the focus is on the Ultimate Team mode, inherited from the FIFA franchise. Graphically speaking, there's no question the evolution of the series, which now has more realistic depictions of players, uniforms and lawns. This is the best version of Madden franchise of recent times. Madden NFL 16 is available on PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC.