With ‘Sportsfriends,’ indie developers show there’s more to videogame sports than ‘Madden’

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These days, the “sports games” category is still somewhat disparaged in the minds of some video gamers. A lot of it probably has to do with the Madden series and other uninspired, annual iterations put out with the blessings of real-world sports leagues. But those titles, while most visible, still don’t represent all the possibilities of the sports gaming genre. With Sportsfriends, a suite of sports games currently being Kickstarted for PlayStation Network, Windows, Mac, and Linux, four indie game developers offer their own take on the divergent genre, and pave the way for a new kind of face-to-face competitive gaming.

“We’re trying to show people that sports games can be innovative and enjoyable.”

“We’re trying to show people that…

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