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Revealed: The most popular sports video games in America





New research has revealed that NBA 2K is the most popular sports video game in America.

The research conducted by sports gaming experts OHgamblers analyzed Google searches and search terms related to the games to establish the most popular sports video games in America.




The data has revealed that NBA 2k has become the most popular sports video game in America, as it has been the most searched game in 31 states in the last 12 months. The game is most searched in Massachusetts, California and New York. Its popularity has soared in recent years, attracting millions of gamers worldwide who want to experience the thrill of virtual basketball. The game has also evolved, offering advanced features such as realistic graphics, enhanced gameplay mechanics, and the ability to create custom players and teams. These aspects have made it even more appealing to sports enthusiasts and gamers alike. With its immense success and loyal fan base, NBA 2K remains at the forefront of sports video gaming. It is the only video game on this list not produced by popular game developers Electronic Arts and it places first.


Madden NFL

Madden NFL is another popular sports video game in America, and it takes the second spot in terms of popularity. According to the data, the game has come first in searches for 20 states and second in 23 states. It is the most popular in Delaware, Ohio and Maryland. It has a massive following, with millions of fans worldwide eager to experience the excitement of virtual football. The game’s developers have continuously improved the gameplay mechanics, offering realistic features such as player stats, team management, and authentic stadiums. Moreover, Madden NFL has become a popular choice among e-sports enthusiasts, with many competitive tournaments held annually. The game’s ability to offer a realistic NFL experience has made it a top choice for both casual and hardcore gamers alike. As such, Madden NFL remains one of the most beloved sports video games in America.




FIFA is a well-known sports video game globally, and it also has a significant fan base in America. It is positioned as the third most popular sports game in the US, with the third highest search volume in 33 states. In seven states, it ranks as the second most searched sports video game, including in Illinois, New Jersey and Oregon. giving tough competition to Madden NFL. Although it doesn’t hold the top spot, FIFA has a loyal following and numerous features that attract gamers who enjoy soccer. You can either choose already established European or American soccer clubs or you can build your own ultimate team.


MLB The Show

Major League Baseball (MLB) The Show has garnered significant popularity in the world of sports video games. According to the data, it currently holds the position of the fourth most popular video sports game in America. This ranking is based on the game’s search volume, which is the fourth highest in 37 states across the country. In addition to this, it is the third most searched video sports game in ten states. These numbers highlight the widespread popularity and demand for the MLB The Show game among gamers and sports enthusiasts in the United States.




NHL is the fifth most popular sports video game in America. It is the fourth most popular in 24 states; it was pushed very close by the golfing game ‘PGA Tour’ which was fourth most popular in 21 states. The game allows players to take on the role of their favorite NHL team or player, immersing them in a virtual world of ice hockey. Its realistic graphics and accurate depiction of NHL teams and players have made it a go-to choice for hockey fans looking for a virtual gaming experience. With its growing popularity, NHL has established itself as a top contender in the world of sports video games in America.

Commenting on the findings, a spokesperson for OHgamblers said: “Sports are amongst the most popular genres for video games in America, and this study highlights the most popular sports video games in the country. It’s interesting to see that despite football being the most popular sport in America, for gamers the most popular sports video game is the NBA 2K. Whilst four of the top five video games on this list are all-American sports, FIFA finishes third on this list, supporting soccer’s growing popularity across the United States, the game has been popularized by famous fans such as streamer ishowspeed.”

The study was conducted by OHgamblers, US sports betting, sports statisticians and a trusted gaming source.



WhichBookie Launches Site In Canada


on, a website owned by Better Media Ltd that focusesBetting on providing in-depth reviews of online bookmakers, has recently announced that they have launched in Canada.

WhichBookie aims to provide readers with information regarding online bookmakers, casinos and betting exchanges including the latest betting offers for new and existing customers, links to hundreds of live streams of sporting events and reviews of established and recently launched brands.

Website Manager of, Robert Cockburn, said:

“Online betting sites operate in specific territories which means that where one bookmaker may be best for someone residing in the UK, they may not be available to those in Canada or other countries.”


“As we receive traffic from all around the world to, it makes it challenging to point visitors in the right direction to find reputable betting sites that operate within their country.”

“Therefore, we have launched new sections on that provide targeted information for visitors from countries such as the UK, Ireland, New Zealand, Norway, Turkey and most recently, Canada.”

“Online gambling is one of the fastest growing industries in the world and Canada is up there as one of the biggest spenders being ranked #6 in the world for online gambling revenue.”

“It’s estimated that around 75% of the population in Canada has been involved in some form of gambling and so it made sense for us to develop a section of the website to provide information on where they can bet, which sites are reputable and safe and show them where they can get the best betting offers when they sign up with online bookies and casinos.”

“Several well-known betting brands accept customers from Canada including the likes of Bet365, 888Sport, Unibet and LeoVegas. However, the choice isn’t as extensive as those from say the UK have and so we help our Canadian visitors to find the site that is right for them to bet at.”


Currently, the Canadian section of has seen a light launch with reviews of betting sites that accept Canadian players having been published by the team of experts. However, over the coming months, there are plans to develop the CA section of the site extensively with more bookmaker and casino reviews to be added, information on Canadian payment methods at betting sites, betting tips for various sports, the latest and best Canadian sports betting offers as well as much more. was launched in March 2021 by Better Media Ltd who operate several online betting related websites that share expert opinions on bookmakers and casinos as well as betting tips, guides and the latest free bet offers.

The team at Better Media have over 30 years experience in the betting industry having operated both land-based betting shops and some of the biggest betting sites online. is one of the company’s latest projects and they aim to develop it into one of the leading resources for online betting information for players around the world.

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