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Since 2011, GM Games is a media organization focused on sports management games. Our members are a community that perform the role of a 'Sports General Manager' aka GM. We cover video games for team sports that require a successful GM to shape the direction towards a championship franchise. GM video games are available and evolving on multiple operating systems and devices. We are inclusive of all developments and companies designing games that best simulate this reality experience through technology solutions. GM Games is your source for sports simulation games.

Out of the Park Baseball 18 – Available Worldwide (PC, Mac, Linux)

Baseball is back and Out of the Park Baseball 18 – the sequel to Metacritic’s PC Game of the Year 2016 – delivers countless baseball dreams! [This press release is made available courtesy of OOTP Developments]    Officially licensed by MLB.com, the MLBPA and Minor League Baseball, Out of the Park Baseball 18 includes the latest projected 2017 MLB Opening Day rosters, includi...[Read More]

Now ready for download, DDS: College Basketball 2017 (PC)

March is just around the corner and sports fans know that can mean only one thing…its tournament time, baby! This press release is written and courtesy of the Wolverine Studios development company with slight modifications: So the big question is what’s new for Draft Day Sports: College Basketball 2017? Before we dive into the new features let’s talk about some upgrades. We’ve upgraded the AI to m...[Read More]

Football Manager 2017 is out now. Check out the details.

Football Manager 2017 (FM17) is out now and as comprehensive as ever with over 2,500 real clubs to manage across 140 leagues, and more than 500,000 real footballers and staff to sign. FM17 is available on Mac, PC and Linux. System requirements can be found on Steam. What’s new in Football Manager 2017? Here are some of the changes. Brexit simulation The developers have opted to introduce the...[Read More]

It’s out. Franchise Hockey Manager – FHM 3 (PC, Mac)

FHM 3 is now available for download. We are including details from the OOTP developments Press Release. General Manager (GM) Games intends to have a review as soon as possible. In the meantime, have a read on the new features with some slight alterations on the adjectives used by OOTP marketing. OOTP Developments today announced that Franchise Hockey Manager 3 has shipped and is officially license...[Read More]

Franchise Hockey Manager 3, Officially Licensed by the NHL

Some recent news has come out about the next version of Franchise Hockey Manager 3, otherwise known as FHM3. In line with their best selling simulation baseball game, OOTP developments have made the real hockey experience closer to reality. Although everyone is capable of loading the modifications available from their website or our forums, there is a certain luster these games have when the real ...[Read More]

Exclusive NBA players and logos download for Dynasty Manager 16 (DM)

GM Games is pleased to announce that we will be the official host of Dynasty Manager 16 (logos & roster) files. Dynasty Manager 16 (nba basketball) has been created for Android and iOS. Our hub page for DM16 has more information about the new features. Instructions: You can download the CSV and make changes if you wish, or if you want to import this roster and logos directly to your game type ...[Read More]

OOTP 17 hits the market (PC, Mac, Linux)

Famous baseball manager Out of the Park Baseball is here for another annual representation. What can lead developer Markus Heinsohn and his studio do to one up the build from last year? Last year included the first time that official MLB logos have been made available. Many users though felt this wasn’t that much of an upgrade as there are quickstarts or modifications available to provide th...[Read More]

Draft Day Sports: College Basketball 2016, Now available (PC)

As per the press release from Wolverine Studios, GM Games is providing an update on their new College Basketball release. March means one thing to college basketball fans – NCAA TOURNAMENT MARCH MADNESS. Here’s your inside look at what to expect in the latest version. A WHOLE NEW LOOK The most noticeable change in DDS:CB 2016 is the all new UI. Redesigned to be a much brighter and more intuitive i...[Read More]

Draft Day Sports: Pro Basketball 2016, Now available (PC)

As per the press release from Wolverine Studios, GM Games is providing an update on a new Basketball release. Wolverine Studios proudly announces that Draft Day Sports: Pro Basketball 2016 has been released on Friday, February 19, 2016 DDS:PB 2016 features a revamp of the series’ player modeling with the addition of new ratings categories that will make every athlete in the game execute their own ...[Read More]

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Football Manager (FM16) 2016

New Game Modes: Take on your mates with ‘Fantasy Draft’ mode – which gives you the chance to build your own dream team and compete in a mini league – or add your own custom-built team to any existing league you choose with the new ‘Create-A-Club’ option. Manager on Touch-Line: Get closer to the action than ever before with your own customisable character to bark out instructions and join th...[Read More]

Franchise Hockey Manager FHM 2, Now available (PC, Mac)

After two years, the makers of Franchise Manager Hockey are back with the next iteration of the game. Version 2 is being described as a great leap forward after less than stellar reviews in the first version. The first version released quite a bit of raw code and user interfacing that lacked the realism and immersion necessary to bring a buzz around the game. OOTP Developments (the makers of FHM) ...[Read More]

The New Football Manager 2016 (FM16) Feature Set

Sports Interactive has made an announcement about the new versions of Football Manager. Details were released on September 7th, 2015 to most major game-outlets. The new full-screen version is set to be released on November 13th, 2015. Opportunities are available to pre-order through their website. Mobile and Touch screen versions are set to be released before Christmas 2015. Here are some of the n...[Read More]

Feature set update on Franchise Hockey Manager FHM2 and release date

A communication was sent out today courtesy of OOTP developments. It’s good to see the continued commitment from this development house in the hockey simulation market. With several hockey games available in different formats, FHM 2 is attempting to improve on it’s first release and forge its own identity. Here are the main elements from the newsletter while modifying some of the marke...[Read More]

Now Sharing Bowl Bound College Football 2016 Real Team Names File

Grey Dog Software has been active in recent weeks bringing attention back to the Bowl Bound College Football franchise. Version 1.62 has been released for the game. Although much of their focus has been on their successful MMA series, Arlie Rahn their lead developer knows of the loyal fan base that exists for BBCF. Grey Dog Software continues to get the word out on their products by pursuing avail...[Read More]

A new twist on Baseball Mogul, version Diamond hits the market

It’s called Diamond. Why so? Clay Dreslough, the creator of Baseball Mogul has renamed his game this year because of what they believe to be a bigger feature set with 4 major changes that represent the bases on a diamond. We will share the details here with you. Most of the content is from the Baseball Mogul website. Baseball Mogul has been a long time staple for baseball sim fans and this c...[Read More]

It’s out. Free Sportando Basket Manager SBM15 (PC)

Arriving March 7th, 2015 for download is the newly branded Sportando Basket Manager SBM15 for Windows PC. Previously the game has operated as PCF or PC FantaCanestro. Those who are die hard basketball management fans will know of its origin. The newest version appears to have some updates but now has the branding strength of the Sportando name. For those in North America who are unaware of what Sp...[Read More]

(Preview) Details of MLB Manager 2015 (iOS, Android)

iOOTP is making a big push to become one of the most popular mobile video games. Traditionally sports management games have been niche yet this power-play in association with the MLB branding will be very interesting to see. As part of building the awareness of the original game, OOTP Developments has made iOOTP 2014 available for free through the iTunes Apple Store. Below is a summary of what can...[Read More]

(Preview) The goods on Franchise Hockey Manager FHM2 (PC, Mac)

The well known team over at OOTP developments have arrived on a release date and what will be in store. At the moment it is looking like late-May 2015. OOTP will be attempting to make up for the first release of Franchise Hockey Manager through new features and code stability. Franchise Hockey Manager is best described as full of potential with a knowledgeable group of programmers to tap into. GM ...[Read More]

Title Challenge (iOS) looking to live up to its name in mobile football management

A brand new mobile football management game has arrived at the iTunes apple store. Title Challenge is an effort by an indie development studio named Kyan Games. A first glance it appears they are saying all the right things. The leads at Kyan Games are paying tribute to the simplicity of the original Championship Manager 01/02 and are looking to translate the balance of that simulation game algori...[Read More]

Interview with Anders Granberg of Game Plan Hockey Manager (Online)

Online versions of sports managers have been increasing in popularity in recent months. Although they will never be able to benefit being a member of Steam, they have the potential for very large user communities. This can lead to very fun multi-player experiences and often the games themselves may even be free. One of the most recent games to come around is Game Plan Hockey Manager. GM Games has ...[Read More]

Rugby simulation takes a leap forward with Rugby Union Team Manager 2015 (PC)

One of the newer simulation games to grab some attention is the release of Rugby Union Team Manager 2015. The game was released on Steam approximately 3 weeks ago and since then the reviews have been Mostly positive hovering around 72% The good news is there is another developer with a passion to put out great management experiences. It truly is one of the high point of sports management as the ar...[Read More]

OOTP 16 Features MLB.com, MiLB Licenses (PC, Mac, Linux)

As per the OOTP Developments Blog update, there has been a major licensing announcement. Note: Sections of this press release are direct excerpts from the OOTP Newsletter entry. The 16th edition in the year 2015 will include all the branding from Major League Baseball Advanced Media. This association includes MLB.com and MiLB (Minor League Baseball). OOTP 16 will have AL, NL, and MLB logos, as wel...[Read More]

Free Basket Manager 2015 arrives on Android

We have taken note of a new Android based simulator from the team at ‘Blank Snow’. Basket Manager 2015, available free from the Play Store has been released to the public last. Here are some details and screens of an interesting new addition to the simulation genre. At the moment the game sits at “4.5 out of 5” on Google Play based on 300+ votes. Summary Basket Manager 2015...[Read More]

First update on the FHM2 Dev Journey (PC, Mac)

As per Brad Cook, of OOTP Developments summarizing the development progress of Sebastian Palkowski. Early summary from OOTP Developments Over the past several months, we copied and pasted every forum post about FHM 2014’s GUI into a file and reviewed it. We took every comment to heart and reworked the new game’s GUI based on the “flat” look used by OOTP 15. Our goal was a shinier game with less cr...[Read More]

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Football Manager (FM) 2015

Football Manager 2015, the latest in the award-winning and record-breaking series, is coming to PC, Macintosh and Linux computers in November 2014. Football Manager is the most realistic, in-depth and immersive simulation of football management available, putting you in the hot-seat of almost any club in more than 50 countries across the world, including all of Europe’s biggest leagues. Foot...[Read More]

9 Inning Baseball web simulator now in beta

GM Games has been contacted and informed of a brand new Baseball simulation game. The game is named 9 Inning Baseball and is a Browser based game that anyone can sign up for. GM Games has extracted some images to check out and provides some core features of the game. Aaron Shoudy of 9inningbaseball.com gives us a basic summary of the game. We launched our Beta v0.1 on Sunday evening. We have compu...[Read More]

Prize based website – Fast Break Play (Online) launched

GM Games was recently contacted by one the creators of Fast Break Play (Mark). Their first league has started on May 21st, 2014 and will be running another league in the near future. It appears the game has a lot of customization in how you can name your team. From first glance we can see international teams playing against each other in the format. There appears to be financials for making your o...[Read More]

iOOTP 2014 Now Available (iPhone, iPad)

Today is the official release of iOOTP 2014. We just earlier today put out our review of OOTP 15 for (PC, Mac and Linux) and now you can play the handheld variation. Keep in mind the games are different by platform. New features in iOOTP Baseball this year: Real 2014 rosters and schedule! Every player on every major league team is available, along with the top 20 minor league prospects for each te...[Read More]

Now available, Baseball Mogul Version 2015 Edition (PC)

Baseball Mogul, one of the true pioneer baseball simulation games continues on. Clay Dreslough the original creator of Baseball Mogul seems to have ramped up the game offering by bringing another developer on staff named Connor Milliken. The Sports Mogul company in recent years has been focused on making an NFL Football theme card game named Masters of the Gridion. Their kick-starter campaign reac...[Read More]

Web Sim Hockey goes Mobile

It’s been over a year since Web Sim Hockey 2 has been launched and they would like to thank everyone for helping them go through this transition period. You have efficiently assimilated the new features and your suggestions have helped them improve the game concepts when necessary. After this significant development had been achieved, WebSimHockey decided to go on with the community’s most p...[Read More]