The 5 Best Sports Video Games of the Last Decade

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The 5 Best Sports Video Games of the Last Decade
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While talking on Xbox Live with fellow Bleacher Report writers and sports video game junkies Eli Wade and Joe Blair, a debate over the best sports games of our generation escalated quickly.

We have been playing sports video games for as long as we have been able to hold a controller. From Madden '02 to MLB 2K11, we have seen it all.

For the record, I am extremely biased against the NHL. Since I have never owned an NHL game, none of those games will be here.

Games will not be judged on how fun they would be to play today, but rather a criteria based on a few essential questions. First, would you have played the game in the sport's offseason? Second, how did the features compare to the game from the previous year? Third, how much enjoyment did you get from the game in comparison to the other games in the series? Finally, how good was the game in comparison to the other sports games from that year?

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