E3 2014 Best Sports Game

Specialty AwardsGenre AwardsPlatform AwardsGame of Show
Best Sports Game

NHL 15
The first wave of sports games on new generation consoles are always a big deal, and one of the few times we see significant excitement for these year-to-year releases. While hockey fans may have been a bit disappointed that their favorite sport didn’t get the next-gen treatment like all others did last fall, their wait is almost at an end. EA’s NHL series is making its PS4 and Xbox One debut a year late, but based on what we’ve seen so far that extra time certainly seems to be paying off. As one would expect with the increase in horsepower, NHL 15 is without question the best looking hockey game ever made, and if the series’ hallmark gameplay remains as good as it’s been in the past (which seems like a safe bet), hockey fans are in for a real treat.
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