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How Nike Has Dramatically Updated the Magista Opus Series

If there was a boot in the Nike series that needed a serious face lift, it was the heat map labelled Magista Opus. You might recall how Nike basically turned the forefoot of the second generation Opus into the face of an oily teenage boy. As much as that sounded like a …

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Tech Craft vs Strike Night Hypervenom – How Do They Compare?

Strike Night vs Tech Craft Hypervenom

After some research, you finally decide on the next pair of boots that you want to buy. In the midst of that decision process, you choose to wait it out for the next newest colorway to arrive. But, just as it arrives, a second version with a completely different naming convention …

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How Nike Has Added DF Across the CR7 Mercurial Line-Up

If you have looked to pick up some new boots from the latest signature CR7 range, you might have noticed some direct similarities within all silos and also several key differences. Featuring a unique Seaweed/Metallic Silver/Volt/Racing Green colorway, this is Chapter 3 of Nike’s boot series to honor the iconic Portuguese …

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Nike Magista vs Hypervenom – Comparing The Latest Releases

Hypervenom vs Magista featured

When the Nike Magista 2 was released a few weeks back, there was a number of players that immediately pointed out how they were very similar looking to the third generation Hypervenom series. One of the most notable similarities is the use of performance texturing across the upper, it creates …

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Nike Magista Obra Women’s Edition – How Do They Compare to Men’s?

One of the standout releases in Nike’s 2016 collection comes in the form of this after-dark style Magista Obra. Featuring a Black/Bright Crimson upper,  the Heather style faded pattern provides a unique look we haven’t seen on other releases to date. When you couple in the high-tech nature of the Obra …

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Ace16+ PURECONTROL vs Magista Obra – Which to Choose?

One of the most common question that has surfaced regarding the heavily promoted Adidas Ace16+ PURECONTROL to date is how they compare with the Nike Magista Obra? Laces aside, the boots are intended to provide players with a similar style of premium in-game performance. And when you also factor in the knit upper design, …

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How to Chose Between the Puma evoSPEED SL Synthetic vs Leather!

evoSPEED SL Leather vs Synthetic

It is not often you will find us running a direct comparison between two pairs of boots in the exact same silo, but it is definitely necessary when it comes to the current Puma evoSPEED SL series. We are talking synthetic vs leather, the lightest boot ever vs one of …

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Nike Premier vs Adidas Gloro – Which Boot to Choose?

Premier vs Gloro Comparison

In a market saturated with extremely vibrant, tech heavy boots, there are two pairs of recently releases that go against the grain. The Nike Premier and Adidas Gloro were both released with the intent of offering players a classic style boot that has been upgraded with modern innovation. It is also …

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Why is the Nike T90 Laser Series so Badly Missed?

T90 Laser Releases

Since Nike decided it was time for their retirement, many players have struggled to find the right replacement for the Power focused T90 Laser range. It is no surprise really, as the T90 offered a very specific style of focused performance as opposed to the current set of hybrid silos currently on …

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Nike CTR360 Maestri Castaways – Which Boots to Turn to?

It is a dilemma that many players are currently facing – which boots to turn to after the Nike CTR360 Maestri. A few months back, Nike introduced us to the final rendition before bringing the Magista series to market. The move was a bold one considering the high popularity of the CTR360 …

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Nike Magista Opus – How do they Compare to the Obra?

Magista Obra vs Opus

  Everything Magista over the past few weeks, and since their release, has been focused on the highly technical Obra design. It has been an unusual period, where not much information has been relayed on the regular “top end” release, in this case aka the Nike Magista Opus. Nike has …

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Compared – Adidas Predator LZ vs Adidas Predator LZ

Sort of a confusing title, right? Well, don’t stress yourself out because you did read it correctly, and we are comparing the Adidas Predator LZ versus the Adidas Predator LZ. A few weeks back, we were introduced to the second coming of the Predator LZ range, but even though we …

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Death of the T90, Birth of the Hypervenom!

Hypervenom vs T90 Laser

After a successful run with the Total 90 range, Nike has bid farewell to the power boot and replaced it with an “agility” boot – the Hypervenom.  The T90 was arguably Nike’s least popular model, so it isn’t a complete surprise that they replaced the range with the all new …

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The Nike Hypervenom Tier Breakdown

Hypervenom TECH_SHEET 1

Last week, Nike introduced their long awaited new soccer cleat, the Hypervenom. It is the boot we shall be seeing used by a lot of attacking styled players, such as Wayne Rooney and Neymar. Taking over the T90 silo is a boot not meant for power but rather agility. For …

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