Released faster than it took to write his cheque!!
2 June 2006
Excerpt: "...2004 I opted to buy David Beckham Soccer for the X-Box and quickly realised that the man himself will put his name to any old dross in an attempt to make a quick buck. The game could have been so much more and had the potential to rival the FIFA series of games with the wide range of game options available to players - including a world cup option - the ability to lead your country to world cup glory tends to appeal to most football fans. Sadly ...
Pros: Wide range of game options
Cons: poor gameplay - difficult controls - average graphics
Excerpt: "...for a while to control David and see him place the ball in to the back of the net with amazing accuracy, but that soon becomes boring and very repetitive. The in game graphics do not use the console to maximum efficiency and the controls are pretty awful. It has league options and other cup competitions, but after playing for not very long it becomes so tiresome that I could not even waste time continuing to search through the options. It ...
Summary: I'm fairly new to the world of Xbox - in fact, the last time I avidly played such games was back in 1984/5/6 on my Amstrad CPC464 but even then, there were some great football games (Match Day and Match Day 2) and some pretty awful ones, the names of which escape my memory these days. Sadly, David Beckham Soccer falls into the second category.