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Total Nerd The Best Sports Games of All Time  

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This is a list of the best sports games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated sports games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest sports games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these sports games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging sports games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new sports games.

Examples of games on this list: Mario Kart 64, Wii Sports and many more.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best sports games?" and "What is the greatest sports game game of all time?"
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Wii Sports is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time
Wii Sports 2006

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Punch-Out!! is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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Tecmo Super Bowl is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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NHL '94 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time
NHL '94 1993

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Madden NFL 07 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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+ - 25 19
Madden NFL 2004 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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+ - 54 49
NBA Street is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time
NBA Street 2001

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Madden NFL 09 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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Wii Sports Resort is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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NBA 2K13 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time
NBA 2K13 2012

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ESPN NFL 2K5 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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+ - 19 15
Madden NFL 16 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time
Madden NFL 16

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Madden NFL 08 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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+ - 57 57
Fight Night Round 3 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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FIFA 13 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time
FIFA 13 2012

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FIFA 06 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time
FIFA 06 2005

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Tecmo Bowl is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time
Tecmo Bowl 1990

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NFL Street is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time
NFL Street 2004

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Nba 2k16 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time
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Blades of Steel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time
Blades of Steel Dec 23 1988

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Mario Strikers Charged is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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+ - 16 15
Baseball is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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+ - 41 44
Def Jam Vendetta is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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+ - 17 17
Xcite Bike is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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Double Dribble is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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FIFA 15 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time
FIFA 15 2014

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NBA 2K14 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time
NBA 2K14 2013

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MLB 14: The Show is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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1080° Avalanche is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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Blitz: The League II is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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FIFA 17 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time
FIFA 17

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NCAA March Madness 07 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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MVP Baseball 2005 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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Madden NFL 2005 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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John Elway's Quarterback is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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NCAA March Madness 2001 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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Kinect Sports is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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NBA 08 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time
NBA 08 2007

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+ - 6 7
MVP 06: NCAA Baseball is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time
MVP 06: NCAA Baseball Jan 18 2006

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+ - 17 20
Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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Kick Off 2: Winning Tactics is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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Kick Off 2: Giants of Europe is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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+ - 9 11
NHL Hitz 2002 is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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FIFA 11 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time
FIFA 11 2010

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Arena Football is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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10 Spiele-Hits Vol. 1 is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time
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Gold, Silver, Bronze is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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Buckmasters Deer Hunting is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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Links LS 2000 10 Course Pack is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time

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1991 Du Ma Racing is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Sports Games of All Time