Sports games are a genre that simulates competitive and single-player sports like arcades, management, simulation, multisport, and fighting. The primary goal is to compete with other players, either online or via consoles, upgrade clubs and buy new players, maintain a team's strategy. The genre was released in the 1970s, and the sales rocketed right away. The games recreate track and field, needed equipment, teams. Some of them maintain playing while others emphasize strategy and sports management. Games like Need for Speed and Punch-Out!!, mock sports for a subtle effect. It can be performed on every platform; some of them, like the Wii console, specialize in featuring sports games. EA and 2K dominate sports and hold licenses for developing games based on official leagues such as the Madden NFL series, the NBA series, the WWE 2K series, the NBA 2K series.
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