Summer sports focus on those activities requiring clear skies and sunshine. The following apps celebrate summer sports.
9 Innings: 2015 Pro Baseball (Free)* Fans can use this app to build their own virtual teams with real-world players and data licensed from the Major League Baseball Players Association. (Score: 98/100)
Dream League Soccer (Free)* If you’re a soccer fanatic, this game allows you to build a virtual team and compete with some of the world’s most fanatical soccer fans. (Score: 98/100)
Hit Tennis 3 - Swipe & flick the ball (Free)* Players can use the swipe function to great effect with this game; swipe and flick to hit the tennis ball in a motion natural to the game. (Score: 97/100)
Surfline - Surf Reports, Forecasts, News and Videos (Free)* Worldwide forecasts and 180 streaming webcams keep Surfline users aware of the latest surf conditions. (Score: 97/100)
True Skate ($1.99)* In True Skate, the player skateboards along, propelled by his or her fingers touching the screen, and rides through a challenging skate park. (Score: 96/100)
Homerun Battle 2 (Free)* This game focuses on slugging it out with other virtual players to see who can make the big play under pressure. (Score: 99/100)
Mini Golf MatchUp (Free)* If you like miniature golf, you’ll like Mini Golf MatchUp, a game where you choose from 10 virtual courses each time you play. (Score: 96/100)
Billabong Surf Trip (Free)* This game simulates a real day of surfing: Paddle out on your custom board, choose your wave and show off your skills in the curl. (Score: 90/100)
Virtua Tennis Challenge ($4.99)* Up to 50 players can compete in the tournament-style tennis gameplay featured in this game. (Score: 90/100)
Frisbee Forever 2 (Free)* This game features a series of virtual Frisbee plays that you make on the move while going through an obstacle course. (Score: 88/100)
* Available on Apple and Android
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