25 best sports games ever

We’re training for the Olympics with this selection of classic video games that take the sweat out of sport

Madden NFL 12 (2011)

Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PS2, PSP, iOS, Android

The 12th edition of American Football classic Madden NFL comes charging at you with 25 plays added for your violent pleasures. If plays means nothing to you, fear not, Madden is a great way to learn the game, and this version – with an addictive soundtrack, Franchise mode for buying players as a manager, and rookies with real faces – is the best Madden to date. Umpire’s decision is final.