With pretty much every sport in full swing, Old School Gamer Magazine figures, why not enjoy a game of your favorite sport? And why not do it on a retro console? Here’s our list of five great sports games you might have overlooked on the NES.
Pro Sport Hockey: It’s not the best hockey game on the NES, but with an NHLPA license, it’s the closest you’ll ever get to the real thing on a Nintendo Entertainment System.
Roger Clemens MVP Baseball: LJN gets a bad rap on their licensed games, but this one, even without an MLB-approval, is a solid title. Although the fielding view takes a bit of getting used to, it’s an enjoyable baseball game that grows on you.
Play Action Football: It’s an ugly, ugly game. But with a nice amount of plays, realistic action and a solid pace, it’s still a playable football game to this day.
Side Pocket: It’s the best pool simulation on the NES, but there aren’t many to choose from. Regardless, it’s a game that has aged marvelously.
Soccer: It doesn’t get the love that 10-Yard Fight or Punch-Out do, but it’s a Football game that is still fun to play to this day. A part of the NES