Reviews and Problems with Pro Evolution Soccer 2008
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Soul Calibur 2 HD Online Review
3 December 2013
Summary: This is Soul Calibur 2; the graphics are displayed in a higher resolution, and you have a limited capacity to play the game online. The title Soul Calibur 2 HD Online isn’t so much a lie as an unfulfilled promise, but even the lacklustre implementation of web battling can’t change the fact that Soul...
Conclusion: SoulCalibur 2 HD Online is everything the original was and more. Stunning full-screen, 1080p visuals and the inclusion of the full-fat single-player mission mode make this an essential download at $19.99/£15.99 (PSN £14.99).
Pros: Stupendous animation and art design, Wonderful full-screen, 1080p conversion, Intuitive, deep and intelligent fighting, Full home-console standard mission mode
Cons: A couple of dropped frames here and there, No Link and No Wii U version (yet)
Excerpt: They say football is a funny old game and when it comes to the battle between Pro Evolution Soccer and FIFA we’d have to agree. To many, FIFA has always been playing catch up to Konami’s much cherished series, although even some of Pro Evo’s biggest fans have admitted that in recent years FIFA has...
Excerpt: It seems that since the Leipzig Games Convention, Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 (PES 2008) has been the highway car wreck of the sports gaming industry. Over the past few weeks I’ve had the chance to do some rubbernecking of my own and inspect the flaming wreckage of the PS3 version.
Excerpt: The bitter battle between fans of the two next generation consoles can at times be a nasty exchange. Supporters of Microsoft's Xbox 360 take great pleasure in pointing out, at every opportunity, the PS3's failings - the lack of exclusive triple-A games, the high price and the late ports.
Excerpt: Let me start by saying that you will find no bigger soccer fan than I. I live, breathe, and eat the sport. I've missed class on multiple occasions to see Manchester United play, and can rarely go a day without playing a quick match of Pro Evolution Soccer.