Sport games is a game category that simulates the practice of sports. Most sports have been recreated with games, including team sports, field sports, extreme sports and combat sports. Some games emphasize actually playing the sport like simple soccer, fishing or golf, whilst others based on strategy and sport management.
This genre has been popular throughout the history of video games and is competitive, just like real life sports. A number of game series feature the names and characteristics of real teams and players, and are updated annually to reflect real-world changes. Sports genre is one of the oldest genres in gaming history.