Sport

Do game sequels need to reinvent the wheel every time?

Posted On: Jun 28, 2022   |   Posted By: iMore

Do game sequels need to reinvent the wheel every time?

After being given so much, it's hard to be taken away from.
Sequels are usually perceived in one of two ways. Either they greatly improve on those who came before them, making their predecessors obselete; or they're the younger siblings of their more popular predecessors, who don't quite capture the same magical feel. One thing is for sure - sequels cannot escape the pressures of comparison.
With every new Zelda, Pokémon, or Animal Crossing game, players look back at the highlights and lowlights of games in the past, spurring a tidal wave of discussions and essays online. Nintendo Switch Sports, the first game in the Wii Sports series to appear on a system that didn't play discs, is no different. But does it hold a candle to the iconic Wii Sports? I thought so initially, but now I'm not so sure.
If it feels good then it must be... right?
Nintendo Switch Sports feels incredibly fun to play. The HD Rumble incorporated into the Joy-Con makes every contact with a ball feel impactful, and I especially enjoyed...

Continue reading ...

 








Big Name at Jan. 6 Hearings Says FBI Agents Frisked Him, Took Phone

Big Name at Jan. 6 Hearings Says FBI Agents Frisked Him, Took Phone

John Eastman, the lawyer who helped Donald Trump in his attempt to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election, says his cellphone was seized by federal agents who... Read more ...

Californians can vote to add abortion to the state's constitutional rights

Californians can vote to add abortion to the state's constitutional rights

The amendment, which comes three days after the U.S. Supreme Court reversed the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case, will go to midterm elections on Nov. 8. (Image credit: FREDERIC... Read more ...

Hong Kong burnishes China ties as luster as global hub fades

Hong Kong burnishes China ties as luster as global hub fades

HONG KONG - Every few generations, Hong Kong transforms itself, evolving from a swampy fishing village to 19th century colonial port, to capitalist outpost and factory after... Read more ...

EXPLAINER: NATO holds summit with gaze on Russia - and China

EXPLAINER: NATO holds summit with gaze on Russia - and China

MADRID - Russia's invasion of Ukraine has shocked NATO back to first principles. Seven decades after it was founded, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization is meeting in Madrid... Read more ...

Homes evacuated as illegal fireworks seized in Southern California

Homes evacuated as illegal fireworks seized in Southern California

Twenty-seven homes in a Los Angeles suburb were evacuated for hours Monday as authorities seized more than 2 1/2 tons of illegal fireworks at a residence, authorities said. Read more ...

Lucas Giolito's strong start goes to waste as the Chicago White Sox fall to...

Lucas Giolito pitched six sharp innings, but the Chicago White Sox allowed two runs in the seventh and fell 4-3 to the Los Angeles Angels. Read more ...

2022 Election: 7 States Set To Hold Primary Elections On Tuesday

2022 Election: 7 States Set To Hold Primary Elections On Tuesday

This week's nominating contests could offer the first clues as to whether the political landscape has shifted following the Supreme Court ruling on Roe v. Wade. Read more ...

ウォリアーズのカリーの「おやすみ」ポーズがスポーツ界で流行

ウォリアーズのカリーの「おやすみ」ポーズがスポーツ界で流行

NBAファイナル2022を含むNBAプレイオフ2022でゴールデンステイト・ウォリアーズのステフィン・カリーが見せた「おやすみ」ポーズが、アメリカのスポーツ界で流行している。 Read more ...

Attorney: Man involved in train killing shot in self-defense

Attorney: Man involved in train killing shot in self-defense

A man who shot and killed a passenger on a San Francisco subway commuter train will be charged with gun crimes but not homicide in what was "clearly" a case of self-defense... Read more ...

For Indonesia's poor, ‘pay later' services exact a heavy price

Buy now, pay later services are making it easier to get credit in a country where most people don't have a bank account. Read more ...