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Powerstar Golf
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Powerstar Golf Review – Xbox One

Game Chronicles
24 February 2014
  • Excerpt: With the cancellation of EA‘s PGA Tour 15 there is an unprecedented and glaring gap in sports gaming this year. I guess that’s what happens when an entire sport is dominated and controlled by the monopolized fist of a single publisher.
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Powerstar Golf

Family Friendly Gaming
22 December 2013
  • Excerpt: Powerstar Golf is partially a golf simulator and partially an arcade golf game. Players earn experience and in game currency. The experience levels up their player. The in game currency buys packs of cards. These cards can be better gear or one use usable items.
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Powerstar Golf Review

PlayDevil
16 December 2013
  • Excerpt: Despite getting almost no pre-launch buzz, " Powerstar Golf " looked like it had a certain something about it. Did my hunch pay off? Zoe Mode have made some of the more interesting Xbox exclusives in the past, but without any significant innovation behind this (there’s no use of Kinect for example),...
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Powerstar Golf

Operation Sports
3 December 2013
  • Excerpt: is unquestionably charming. From the lush visuals to the comforting background music, there isn't a moment where the game doesn't welcome you with open arms. And even though it's far from a true to life simulation of the sport, it brings the same kinds of triumphs and frustrations.
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Expert Review

polygon.com
26 November 2013
  • Summary: It brings together a familiar cartoon aesthetic, crazy course design and an engaging layer of social hooks. Even when you're playing completely alone, you'll always be going up against friends' records.
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Par for the course.

GameSpot
25 November 2013
  • Summary: Golf might be the very definition of a game that is simple conceptually, but exceptionally difficult to master. It's this mix of simplicity and challenge that makes golf video games so captivating, when they get it right. Which Powerstar Golf does--mostly.
  • Pros: Captures the triumph and the heartbreak of golf, Competitive features constantly push you to improve, Inviting visual style, Plenty of cool gear to acquire
  • Cons: In-game economy is geared to encourage you to spend real money, Tutorials don't delve deep enough
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Powerstar Golf

Destructoid
20 November 2013
  • Summary: Only slightly over par As a young gamer, often times my first foray into the wide world of sports was through videogames. Before I knew how to run a slant route in a real-life game of football, I knew how to run something in Tecmo Bowl and Madden .
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Powerstar Golf Review

IGN
18 November 2013
  • Summary: Powerstar Golf has last-gen looks but incorporates forward-thinking features, and is a fun way to hit the links.
  • Pros: Addictive career, Rivals mode, Fun special abilities
  • Cons: Last-gen looks, Unremarkable courses
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A Wizard On The Links

Game Informer
18 November 2013
  • Conclusion: Concept: Zoe Mode graces Xbox One's launch with a spellbinding golf simulation Graphics: A beautiful game that doesn't scream next gen in its details. Courses balance beautiful aesthetics with harrowing shot trajectories Sound: Caddies are annoying helpers who repeat the same quips about the wind...
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Almost as Wacky as Caddy Shack

GameFocus
4 January 2014
  • Summary: Almost as Wacky as Caddy Shack
  • Pros: -Cool characters and caddies, -Decent career progression, -Well designed golf courses
  • Cons: -Controls, controls, controls, -Nonexistent audio design, -Limited number of courses, -Limited career mission types
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