You might not know much about sports in real life but you might have more knowledge of these video games sports , or your completely lost in all type of sports.
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10. Monday Night Combat
Monday Night Combat is a class-based team shooter that released on PC and Xbox 360 back in 2010. While the emphasis is on choosing classes, there are also MOBA elements involved as the point of each match is to achieve objectives with AI and player controlled teammates. The thing that really makes the game stand out, however, is its aesthetic which basically pits cloned soldiers against each other in a futuristic replacement for Monday Night Football. These soldiers battle it out for cash, while crowds of adoring fans look on.
The entire concept of Monday Night Combat is a fun idea, and the game worked well in execution as well. Each of the classes were well defined and it felt a bit like a mix between Team Fortress 2 and DOTA. Multiple match types kept things fresh, helping to make Monday Night Combat a different kind of made up sport.
9. RIGS: Mechanized Combat League
RIGS is definitely one of the more unique PSVR titles out there, and it’s all about an over the top, high octane future sport. The title is set 50 years in the future where players take control of mech suits known as “Rigs” in a variety of game modes. Each match has two three-man teams going up against each other, and there are numerous different mech suits with different abilities. One of the game types, known as Endzone, is even reminiscent of American football, tasking players with taking a holographic ball into the other team’s goal.
RIGS certainly does feel like a futuristic sport, being incredibly fast paced and demanding to play. It’s certainly not for those with a weak stomach, however, as it is a VR that has your vision bobbing and weaving all over the place. Still, if this is what sports look like 50 years from now, we can’t really complain.
8. Light Cycles – Tron
Tron is an interesting property, as Tron itself is actually a video game within the first film. In fact, in 1982 Tron arcade cabinets were released to match the movie, and they included four different minigames, one of which was the iconic Light Cycles. The point of this grid-inspired sport is to avoid the electric walls and light trails of enemy cyclists, and force them into your own light trail or the wall to make them explode. In both Tron films the Light Cycle segments were some of the best, and the bikes have made their way into countless video games at this point.
In addition to the original arcade game Light Cycles segments or minigames can be found in Tron 2.0, Tron Run/r, and even Kingdom Hearts II. The best use, however, might be in Tron: Evolution, which has an entire multiplayer mode dedicated to Light Cycle battles. This is one sporting event that’d be as fun to participate in as it is breathtaking to behold, as long as you survive that is.
7. Quidditch – Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup
Quidditch may very well be the most famous made up sport of all time, and besides being featured in numerous main Harry Potter games, the sport even got its own spinoff title. Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup completely realized the iconic wizarding sport, letting you control a team, including each individual position, taking them through the entirety of the World Cup.
Things start out at Hogwarts, but quickly move on to the world stage, allowing you to choose from teams around the world including Japan, Bulgaria, Australia, and the United States. The great thing about Quidditch World Cup was how it expanded on the world of Harry Potter, letting you see witches and wizards from around the world. Not to mention that the game was actually quite fun and you zipped around the field on your broom and switched between players. It certainly wasn’t without faults, but this is the closest we’ve ever gotten to fully playing out Quidditch fantasies.
6. Griffball – Halo Series
Griffball is definitely an anomaly, what started out as a fan-made game mode by Burnie Burns of Red vs. Blue, then turned into a huge phenomenon and game type fully supported in Halo games. This absurd “sport” has two teams squaring off on a large open battlefield. Players are given gravity hammers and swords, with the speed increased and gravity reduced. The objective, of course, is to grab the bomb in the middle of the field and take it into your opponents’ goal.
What results is an absurdly fun game, with players dashing around the field blasting each other away while they rush to get a score. It’s easy to spend hours playing Griffball, especially if you can bring along a team of friends or people you’ve practiced with. It’s easily one of the most inventive uses of of Halo’s custom game modes, and its popularity only seems to increase with each subsequent Halo entry.
Windjammers actually has quite a bit in common with Tron, as it’s a sport based around disc battles. This fast paced title takes place on an almost tennis-like court, as two players throw a disc back and forth, trying to score on the other’s goal. With Windjammers, however, there are only two players, meaning you have to act as both the defense and offense, and different movesets for each character even give it a fighting game feel. The game’s vibrant anime art style and over the top special moves make it feel almost like a sports anime.
Over the years Windjammers has become increasingly more popular, and it’s even getting a re-release on PS4 and Vita on Aug. 29. If you haven’t thrown the old frisbee around with a throw called Fire Snake, make sure you give Windjammers a try.