Best Sports Video Games

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The Top Ten


Best football game ever made. No doubt about it.

Best Sport related game EVER made. Madden could take a few pointers from Boomer and the gang at 2k. - javananthonydavis

ESPN NFL 2K5 is also really awesome, but I think Madden is pretty good too. Their both super awesome. But anyways, I love football, so I love both games.

This is the best football game ever made wipes the floor with madden any day

2 WWE SmackDown! Here Comes the Pain

This would smash a lot of PS2 games on a large scale, this is one of the greatest of all time, it totally deserves a remake on PS3 - roblist

Well this is an awesome game... Should be released for other consoles also. This game has great graphics, story and awesome gameplay.

AMAZING! Best Wrestling game

3 NBA Street Vol 2

Hell ye baby

4 Wii Sports

Only reason I haven't and won't purchase a Nintendo Switch. Too bad

Come on Nintendo. Bring this and resort to Switch already..

Come on, it is the best selling video game ever.

81 million...

Is that enough?

5 Madden NFL 07
6 FIFA Soccer 09

Best sports. Best game.

Not particularly this FIFA, but it has to be obvious. Best sport in the world. Best sport GAME in the world.


7 WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2008
8 NBA 2K3

Without question the best...Derek Anderson is a beast

Amazing franchise mode, gameplay, graphics and strategy in this game.

9 Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2

By far the best Tony Hawk game! It never gets old. Can't be 8th... needs to be 1st - Samiam

10 NBA 2K12

This game has very few errors and breakdowns. Best games modes proably ever in a sport game. This series has had a lot of great games, NBA2k14, 11, 12, 13. Greatest sport game of 2012!

The Contenders

11 NFL Street

This let's you make you're own team, I mean in other NFL games
you can do that but,but,but, ah you know what I mean

12 NBA 2K14

Now of course NFL 2K5 Is #1 and will always be...But this is #2. Why? It took a huge step forward in gaming and helped people see the future in technology. Also the gameplay is good. - peaceswagtv

Who ut this game at 11 it should be at 1 it is the biggest game on this list this game graphics are rare and in this game you can talk to Lebron on My Player Mode

Watch the Next-Gen Trailer now it will blow your mind.

Why the hell is this not 1 - venomouskillingmachine

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13 MLB 14: The Show
14 NBA Live 10
15 Backyard Baseball

Specifically ‘01 and ‘03. Ya boy Pablo Sanchez makes Michael Jordan look like a used napkin.

16 WWE Smackdown vs Raw 2007
17 NBA Jam

SNES version for the win

18 Smackdown vs Raw 2007
19 NHL 15

I have this game on ps3 it not a bad nhl game

20 Mario Strikers Charged
21 Tecmo Super Bowl
22 Baseball Stars 2
23 Mario Kart: Double Dash

Let me just say...G.O.A.T.

24 NCAA Football 12

On dynasty, I run only one play (four verticals) and managed to lose 1 game in 9 years. - OhioStateBuckeyes

I never played it but a lot of people told me great stuff!

25 Winter Heat
26 NHL 17
27 Pro Evolution Soccer 5

It was technically amazing and it also had a great training capability. I have started playing soccer by completing this version's training. - SinaSarparast

28 Mike Tyson's Punch-Out
29 DecAthlete
30 NBA 2K13

Cause it has ronaldo.

Amazing soundtrack, but one of the more difficult to play

Hot Beats on this game

31 WWE 2k14
32 Neo Turf Masters
33 WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2009
34 NBA Ballers: Phenom
35 Super Dodge Ball
36 Madden NFL 2004

One of the best games out there even today in 2011. This game gives you a real life feel of College football and has few cons.

37 Madden NFL 10
38 League Bowling
39 NHL 2K9
40 FIFA 17

It is so realistic, it looks like real life. - 1Messi10

41 Virtua Tennis 3
42 NBA 2k10
43 MVP Baseball 2005

Probably the best baseball videogame with the best gameplay and can be be challenging at times

Greatest game ever far ahead of its time I don't know how it is not number 1

How can you not have one of the best baseball games of all time

Best baseball game ever

44 Soccer Brawl
45 Mario Power Tennis
46 F1: Formula One Championship Edition
47 NCAA Football 10
48 Madden NFL 12

This is 1 of the best games ever. When I got it I exploded!

49 Deca Sports
50 NHL '94
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List StatsCreated 12 May 2009
Updated 28 Oct 2019

400 votes
134 listings
10 years, 194 days old

Top Remixes (13)

1. Madden NFL 07
2. NFL Street
3. MLB 14: The Show
1. NBA 2K12
2. FIFA Soccer 09
3. Wii Sports Resort
1. NHL '94
2. Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2
3. Mike Tyson's Punch-Out

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