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Since 2011, General Manager (GM) Games covers the most sport manager video games with user reviews, previews and downloads. Covering PC, Mac, Mobile, Online, Android, iPhone, iPad for MLB Baseball, College & NFL (American) Football, NHL Hockey, NBA & NCAA Basketball, Football (Soccer). We are inclusive of all developments and companies designing games that simulate this experience using technology.



ESPN story references General Manager (GM) Games

This week GM Games was contacted by Dave Wilson, College Football Reporter for ESPN. Our conversations talked about the history of sports sims, the differences between AAA sporting titles and sims, family and the current simulation replays of events lost. It was an honor for us to be considered for reference. For the organization, being at this since 2011, it is a milestone to receive the acknowle...[Read More]

2020 NBA Roster Update for Dynasty Manager 16 (DM16)

It is finally here. We have talked endlessly about getting an NBA roster update on #dynasty-manager chat. And now, amazingly, a major roster update for Basketball Dynasty Manager 16. Don’t ask us if there will be a new version of the game, we have no clue. We do know that InczeTigate is busy working on another sports project (ssshhh… Patrick Mahomes, Touchdown!) This is a reminder that...[Read More]

The upcoming madness of DDS College Basketball 2020 (PC)

March is almost here but you don’t have to wait much longer to feel the madness. Draft Day Sports: College Basketball 2020 will be released on March 9th, 2020 but you can pre-order right now and starting February 26, 2020 you will be able to download playable beta builds all the way up to release! [The content narrative is courtesy of Wolverine Studios] DDS: College Basketball 2020 is our biggest ...[Read More]

Details of OOTP 21 baseball have emerged!

Out of the Park Baseball 21 – the 21st version of the award-winning sports strategy franchise – delivers the most new features and improvements in series history! It features unprecedented depth and customization, brand-new guided experiences for newcomers and veterans, authenticity licensed by MLB and the MLBPA, and a bounty of offline and online experiences found nowhere else. [The c...[Read More]

A new entry arrives in Hockey Manager 2020 (PC)

In terms of PC gaming, the arrival of Franchise Hockey Manager added a solid competitor to the incumbent leader in Eastside Hockey Manager 1, you will find both games under our Hockey area. Now all of a sudden, a new development from Germany is entering the market. It will remain to be seen what kind of simulation engine, customization and longevity will come of this but for now, hockey sim fans w...[Read More]

Draft Day Sports: College Football 2020 has officially launched

College Football is quite possibly the most exciting season of any sport. One loss could be all it takes to rob a team from a chance to win their conference or make the playoffs. It truly is a sport where every game matters and it’s a shame the season only lasts a few months. [This press release is written and courtesy of Wolverine Studios] But that doesn’t have to be true! You can experience the ...[Read More]

OOTP announces mobile GO! and MLB and MLB Players license extensions

Out of the Park Developments, an official licensee of Major League Baseball (MLB), MLB Players, Inc., and MiLB.com, today announced that they have extended their license agreements with MLB, MLB Players, Inc., and MiLB.com through 2020. [This press release is courtesy of Out of the Park Developments] This includes the delivery of Out of the Park Baseball 21 as well as an all-new mobile experience ...[Read More]

Prepare soon for Bowl Glory! DDS: College Football 2020 on Windows PC

If you’re ready to experience the excitement of building your favorite school into a national powerhouse then get ready for Draft Day Sports: College Football 2020. There is no season in sports that is as exciting as the college football season. Every single game matters and just one loss can put you out of contention for the championship before your season even gets started. [Press release detail...[Read More]

Wolverine Studios drops you a dime with DDSPB20

A.I. sports fans – Draft Day Sports: Pro Basketball 2020 for Windows PC has been released. Customers will be able to download real NBA players and NBA team logos from community members of the Wolverine Studios site. We had our own John Comey share a detailed look. Here is the official media release from Wolverine Studios. [Press release details are courtesy of the Wolverine Studios blog] For the v...[Read More]

Franchise Hockey Manager FHM 6 is now available worldwide (PC, Mac, Linux)

Franchise Hockey Manager 6 delivers dozens of all-new features and improvements. Key rivalries influence success, new team reports power deep analysis, fan happiness impacts your club, accurate 2019-20 Opening Night rosters, play online leagues with your friends, and more. The release date is October 11, 2019. [Contents of this story are pieces from the OOTP Developments Announcement] Here’s what ...[Read More]

OOTP 20 to include new in-game 3D experience, strategies, AI and 2019 rosters

Out of the Park Baseball 20 is the result of 20 years of authentic baseball innovation and computer AI for baseball simulation. [This press release is made available courtesy of OOTP Developments with modifications.]  From the front office to the field, baseball has changed dramatically over the past few years – and nothing has kept up with the modern game like Out of the Park Baseball. Whet...[Read More]

The scoop! Franchise Hockey Manager FHM5 features for this 2019 season

FHM 5 delivers new community-requested features including dramatically improved tactics, an all-new interface, player and staff personalities, new team chemistry, accurate 2018-19 season rosters, online leagues and more. The release date is October 5, 2018. [Contents of this story are pieces from the OOTP Developments Announcement] Here’s what you’ll get in FHM 5: Up-to-Date 2018-19 NHL® Rosters E...[Read More]

OOTP 19 partners with EA and will include brand new 3D engine

Out of the Park Developments, an official licensee of MLB.com, the MLBPA, and MiLB, announced a partnership with Electronic Arts. The partnership includes the sale of and subscription access to the award-winning baseball strategy game Out of the Park Baseball 19 for all Origin™ users. [This press release is made available courtesy of OOTP Developments with slight modifications.]  “We are del...[Read More]

It’s Tournament Time! DDS: College Basketball 2018 is now available

It is time to get ready to cut down the nets and DDS: College Basketball 2018 is bringing you the biggest and best version ever to let you fulfill your dreams of taking your favorite school to the top. So get ready to hop on the recruiting trail, coach – here’s a look at ten of the newest additions to the number one college basketball franchise on the market. This press release is written and cour...[Read More]

Draft Day Sports: Pro Basketball 2018 out now for PC

Hoop fans – the season is here and with another season of Draft Day Sports: Pro Basketball 2018 (NBA Manager A.I.) The included screenshots are from the default version of the game. Customers will be able to download real NBA players and NBA team logos from the contributors on the Wolverine Studios forums. But enough with the intro – lets get to the goods. [Press Release details are courtesy of th...[Read More]

Football Manager 2018 is out, here are the features.

Today sees the launch of the latest iteration of the world’s most revered sports management simulation as SEGA and Sports Interactive release Football Manager 2018 worldwide, digitally and in-stores. [This press release has been made courtesy of Sports Interactive] Football Manager 2018 brings with it over 1,000 new improvements and features, building on the success of last year’s game to make thi...[Read More]

OOTP 18’s baseball simulation A.I. predicts 2017 World Series outcome

According to Out of the Park Baseball 18, the 2017 Major League Baseball playoffs will unfold as follows: [Press Release is provided from OOTP Developments) Wild Card American League: The Yankees beat the Twins 6-5, coming back from a 4-3 deficit by scoring 3 runs in the 7th on an Aaron Judge home run.   National League: The Diamondbacks outslug the Rockies 10 to 7. Both starting pitchers exi...[Read More]

Details emerge of the new Franchise Hockey Manager FHM 4 (PC, Mac)

OOTP Developments, the creators of Out of the Park Baseball and Franchise Hockey Manager have released details about the new game to be released on October 6, 2017 [Contents of this press release has been compiled from the OOTP Developments Press Release] FHM 4 is officially licensed by the NHL®, it packs even more features than FHM 3 and takes the series to a whole new level in terms of realism a...[Read More]

DDS: Pro Football 2018 out now for PC

Wolverine Studios is proud to announce that Draft Day Sports: Pro Football 2018 is now available. Brooks Piggott and his team bring you the newest pro football simulation for Windows-PC. [Contents of this press release has been compiled from the Wolverine Studios blog] Draft Day Sports: Pro Football 2018 puts you in control of your favorite pro football franchise. You make the calls as you build y...[Read More]

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]

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]