NLL Lacrosse 2010 Wins Best Indie Sports Game, an online blog that covers video games, has named NLL Lacrosse 2010 the Best Indie Sports Game of the year.

Crosse Studios took this honor among an admittedly small pool of candidates last year, and does so again this year by becoming the first independent sports video game to be fully licensed by a professional sports league. Long wished-for by many in the insular pro lacrosse fanbase, the game released in April with all of the teams and player likeness from the National Lacrosse League, and demonstrated that niche promotions which can’t crack establishment media gatekeepers can still find an audience in video games, and the cachet that comes with it.

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  1. […] the cost of the game is $5. The first version of the game, NLL Lacrosse 2010, was named the “Best Indie Sports Game” of 2010 by, a leading website in the video gaming community. NLL Lacrosse 2010 […]

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