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Sportsfriends

Rating Summary

Based on 18 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

80

Top Critic Average

65%

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Based on 18 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4May 6, 2014
PCDec 19, 2014

Developer: Die Gute Fabrik

Genre: Sports

Sportsfriends is a compendium of award-winning local multiplayer games. Featuring: retro-styled fighting in BaraBariBall, QWOP-like pole dueling in Super Pole Riders, high-velocity passing in Hokra, and, on Mac and Linux, face-to-face sparring in Johann Sebastian Joust.
Sportsfriends on PS3 and PS4 | Launch Trailer thumbnail

Sportsfriends on PS3 and PS4 | Launch Trailer

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To complain about that would be missing the point, though. Sportsfriends is a celebration of the social side of games, their ability to bring a room together in one loud, raucous moment and how they're so much more fun when enjoyed with company. Alongside like-minded titles such as Towerfall and Nidhogg, this compilation is a pleasant reminder of that power - and, just like its companions, Sportsfriends represents video games at their very, very best.

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With its deep, varied gameplay, Sportsfriends is the most exciting local multiplayer game since Wii Sports.

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A superb mini-game compilation that's as addictive and raucously entertaining as it is ugly, with Johann Sebastian Joust blurring the lines between video and parlour game.

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If you've got a room full of buddies and a handful of controllers, Sportsfriends is a delightful party game that will have everyone smiling and elbowing each other in the ribs.

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