FC 24

GWJ Conference Call 919

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Daryl, Rich, and Amanda take a trip into the world of sports games for genre month!

Games: Crow Country Demo, Dark Envoy, Topspin 2K25, FC 24, Animal Well, and Hades II.

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Comments

00:01:31 Crow Country
00:08:54 Dark Envoy
00:15:13 Topspin 2K25
00:23:38 FC 24
00:31:49 Animal Well
00:36:32 Hades II
00:42:13 Sports Games

I'm loving genre month -- would happily see it extended to cover more genres.

Darryl is a great host, and there were really interesting points made in the discussion.

I agree that sports games don't simulate the sport per se, they simulate a sports broadcast. The games generally show the play from the same camera angles and perspectives that you see in a broadcast, and have commentary and even recreate the interstitial stuff between plays, like player celebrations, replays or crowd reactions.