The biggest sports gaming stories of 2017

Posted December 27th, 2017 at 4:30 pm

2017 featured a solid slate of sports video games that surprisingly lacked a true standout. Nearly every major sports game offered something great, but also had detrimental flaws or deficiencies that were difficult to ignore.

Much of the press this year related to the business side of the genre, with late 2017 dominated by publisher-led attempts to further monetize games now facing a real challenge from reviewers, consumers and even lawmakers.

Check out the full piece at Sporting News which includes summaries of MLB The Show 17’s server struggles, Madden NFL 18’s new story mode, growing pains in eSports, the Xbox One X and Nintendo Switch coming onto the scene and more!