Pros: Ok, this is not a bad game by any means. Just like most games, it requires some mastery. And mastery takes time. The low rating below seem to have players that gave up on the game after a few tries. Maybe i'm wrong but let me tell you this is a pretty good pool sim. Mechanics are on the money for the most part. I can see where it would be frustrating for some.
Cons: There probably could have been additonal modes where children can give this game a try. Being that the mechanics are realistic, it makes it challenging.
Summary: It's actually not a bad game once you get the hang of it. Angles are a little harder to gauge than some other Pool games I've played, but I guess that's a bit more like real life. Good variety of games - great to see the inclusion of Billiards here. I found this title a lot more fun when playing a real person, and there's plenty of chill-out-with-your-mates longevity here.
Summary: There have been some negative reviews about this game but I have to say that I enjoy it. I am an okay pool player and I think that this game will actually help me improve. I find the reaction to the game to be very realistic and it has helped me learn about angles. It only took me a short while of fooling around with it to learn the controls and get the hang of it.