What is the genre of Sports games?

The sports gaming genre covers games created to simulate various sports. These games may offer simulations of real sporting events or present arcade and simplified versions of the sport. The sports gaming genre includes a variety of sports, from football and basketball to golf and racing sports.

Examples of subgenres and types of sports games include:

Football Simulators: Games that simulate football matches, such as the FIFA and Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) series.

Basketball Simulators: Games in which players can compete in basketball matches, such as the NBA 2K series.

Tennis simulators: Games that simulate tennis matches, such as Top Spin or Virtua Tennis.

Arcade sports: Games that offer a simplified and arcade-like approach to various sports, such as "Mario Kart" in racing simulators.

Racing Simulators: Games that focus on competitive racing, such as the Forza Motorsport or Gran Turismo series.

Golf Simulators: Games that simulate golf, such as PGA Tour or Everybody's Golf.

Sports Managers: Games where players manage a team or sports club, making decisions on rosters, training, and transfers, such as "Football Manager" or "NBA 2K MyGM" mode.

Sports games often allow players to experience the atmosphere of real-life sporting events, offering a variety of modes and options for competitive and multiplayer gameplay.