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Fans of Sports Games Will Need These Apple TV Titles

Fans of Sports Games Will Need These Apple TV Titles

Just like on the iPhone and iPad, there are a number of fun sports-oriented titles to play on the Apple TV. Here’s a list of games that include everything from tennis and pool all the way to unique sports with aliens from outer space.

Snowboard Party: World Tour Pro

Take to the slopes in this snowboarding adventure with tons of extras.

Snowboard Party: World Tour Pro
Pull Off Big Tricks

For those who like snowboarding, or simply any authentic sports experience.

Snowboard Party 2 puts you in control with sick tricks, awesome competitions, and massive speeds. Customize your snowboarders and choose from the many boards, each with its own uniqueness. Hone your boarding skills and take on friends for bragging rights.

Why we love it

If you enjoy sports games that take you to the slopes, Snowboard Party 2 is a great adventure. Play alone to perfect those tricks and then take on others in multiplayer challenges to see who is the best of the best. The game has terrific graphics and brings an amazing snowboarding challenge to Apple TV.

For those who...

  • You enjoy snowboarding games
  • You like multiplayer competitions

Not for those who...

  • You prefer shooting or combat games
  • You would rather relax with a puzzle
Hit Tennis 3

Great tennis action on TV

Hit Tennis 3
Service

For those who like the idea of swinging the Siri remote to swing the tennis racket.

Hit Tennis 3 features great action, with gameplay that is true to the sport. The only difference between this game and real tennis is that you're using your finger to play, and you don't have to worry about inclement weather. Hit Tennis 3 provides you with 24 different tournaments to play in.

Why we love it

Hit Tennis 3 uses your finger swipes to translate into swings of the tennis racket. You hit the ball, and it flies just as if you had swung the racket in the direction of your swipe. It's fun tennis action, and there is plenty of play value in this free, but well done title.

For those who...

  • You love sports games
  • You are a tennis fan
  • You want great finger-swiping fun

Not for those who...

  • You don't like tennis
  • You want deep, rich storylines in their games
  • You don't like sports games
Pixel Cup Soccer

A Retro-style arcade soccer game, anyone?

Pixel Cup Soccer
Pixel Cup Soccer

For soccer fans looking for something slight different.

With Pixel Cup Soccer, you get to experience the world's most popular game on the Apple TV. You can play a single game against the computer or lead your national team against the computer to win the championship. With local PvP mode, take on your chosen opponent using Siri Remote and your favorite game controllers.

Why we love it

This is one of the more unique soccer games available for iOS and tvOS. No matter the mode selected, expect hours of fun.

For those who...

  • Obsess over soccer
  • Like retro-style games
  • Looking to try something new on Apple TV

Not for those who...

  • Don't like soccer
  • Don't like group games
  • Rather play American football
Beat Sports

Sports mini-games with music

Beat Sports
Time Your Swing To Match The Music

For those who like sports mini-games, and rhythm based games.

On your feet soldier, Beat Sports is not for sitting on the couch. It's a stand up and pay attention to your timing kind of game. The coolest part is actually getting to swing your arm as if you are really playing the sport. You'll find yourself happily dancing to the music as well. A good way to think about this game is Wii Sports meets Rock Band. Did we mention this was actually made by the Rock Band creators?

Why we love it

This is a must have game on your Apple TV. There is nothing else like it on the platform yet. Even if you don't play often, this is the perfect game to show off what Apple TV gaming is all about. It's fun and upbeat, but not too serious. Even if you've played a lot of Wii Sports before, the idea of using your remote as a bat never gets old.

For those who...

  • You are a casual gamer
  • You like group sports games
  • You want to try something different

Not for those who...

  • You're looking for an intense experience
  • You like building status through game accomplishments
  • You don't like time-wasters
Flick Quarterback TV

Challenging football title

Flick Quarterback TV
Throw For Touchdowns

For those who like football, or simply want an arcade sports expereince.

Flick Quarterback is all about football from the offensive side. You'll employ all of your skills and strategies to pull off amazing passes, choosing your receiver wisely to get closest to that victorious touchdown. The game features both practice and in-game challenges, helping to build you into a star quarterback.

Why we love it

The controls are easy to learn, but difficult to master. You'll be pushed to the limits of your hand-eye coordination and strategic planning skills as you determine the best receivers to pass to, and then succeed in delivering the ball to them. The graphics are stunning, the sounds and music compelling, and the game fun to play.

For those who...

  • Love football
  • Want to be more than just an armchair quarterback
  • Have good hand-eye coordination

Not for those who...

  • Hate sports
  • Want a full football game experience with both offense and defense
  • Lack hand-eye coordination
Spin Sports - One Touch Multiplayer Party Game

A frenzied, multi-player game

Spin Sports - One Touch Multiplayer Party Game
Win The Game

For those who like head to head action with simple controls.

Spin Sports provides a frenzied, multi-player game for Apple TV. Just tap to move your characters when they are facing the right way and see if your team can score. If you are looking for a fun party game with your friends, Spin Sports might be right up your alley.

Why we love it

- Like to play games alone - Enjoy casual gameplay

For those who...

  • For those who like to play simple but fun multi-player action games, Spin Sports provides a unique “spin.” Be prepared to hit that button when your character is in the right spot and enjoy a range of different characters to unlock. Take on your friends and score to win for some bragging rights.

Not for those who...

  • Like multi-player games
  • Enjoy sports games
League Star Bowling

Bowl with real-world controls

League Star Bowling
Roll A Strike

For those who like bowling, especially with motion controls to swing your arm to roll the ball.

While learning the League Star Bowling control scheme should be easy, it will take time to master the finer point likes spin control.

Why we love it

One of the best new features of the Apple TV is the heavily upgraded Siri Remote. And League Star Bowling is a great way to test out the motion sensing capabilities of the new system and have fun at the same time.

For those who...

  • You enjoy bowling and simulation games like the Wii Sports series
  • You are ready to stand up and have some fun
  • You like an easy-to-learn control scheme that also take time to master

Not for those who...

  • You dislike bowling and other similar titles
  • You are looking for multiplayer fun
Fish!

Cast your line and reel in the big ones!

Fish!
Your catch in a virtual aquarium

For those who like fishing, or 3-D realistic experiences.

Fish! is a delightful fishing game with several places to try catching the big one. From the start, you can pier-fish or fish from a row boat, and additional options are unlocked as you progress in the game. You earn stars to unlock additional locations by catching large fish or winning tournaments.

Why we love it

There's something to be said for the relaxation of fishing, and it's great to be able to do so virtually when the weather or time keep you from the lake in person. Fish! has wonderful graphics, and excellent sound effects. The variety of fish is excellent, and you can choose from a good selection of baits and lures to keep you busy. You can also enjoy multiplayer action with the same game on iOS, additional Siri Remotes or game controllers.

For those who...

  • Enjoy fishing
  • Like casual gameplay
  • Want a taste of the outdoors on your big screen

Not for those who...

  • You're not into fishing
  • You don't have patience
  • You want a deep, compelling storyline
Cueist

Realistic cue sports like pool

Cueist
Mimic Real Pool Ball Action

For those who like Pool, and want an authentic version on their Apple TV.

This is a game all about pool and snooker, including the most popular forms of the cue sports on your big screen television. You can make trick shots since the game takes full advantage of the motion sensing technology within the Siri Remote. The game supports play among human challengers, but will also provide a CPU opponent if you don't have another person to play with.

Why we love it

Cueist takes full advantage of the  processing power of the new Apple TV's processor, providing you with silky smooth 1080p 60fps graphics. With the Siri Remote, you can use natural cue movements to make your shots. The graphics are superb and the sound effects are amazing.

For those who...

  • Love pool or snooker
  • Enjoy rich, detailed graphics
  • Want to see how much their Apple TV can handle

Not for those who...

  • Don't like pool or snooker
  • Want easy, casual game play