Reviews and Problems with International Cricket 2010
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International Cricket 2010
31 March 2011
Conclusion: The many different tournaments that can be played is fairly fun, though to be honest one tournament is basically enough for me. Test matches are the best by far of all tournaments, though patience is a virtue should you want to complete a whole series.
Excerpt: Cricket once again arrives on the XBox 360 in International Cricket 2010 that is an amalgamation of arcade meets simulation sports. The biggest change to the cricket franchise from Codemasters is the new action came which allows you to face the ball like you're really there and the ability to play...
Excerpt: There's only one sport making headlines at the moment. Eleven men taking on eleven men on a beautiful green pitch, with a ball playing a major part in proceedings. This isn't a video game based on that sport.
Excerpt: The unmistakable sound of leather on willow. The light tinkle of a teaspoon in a porcelain cup. The polite applause from the crowd. The sight of pretty umbrellas under the sun. A few men in white exchange pleasantries on the field. Generally just a nice day out.
Excerpt: Cricket isn’t really the easiest sport to translate into a game, although Codemasters have managed it admirably ever since Brian Lara Cricket was released in 1994, but, let’s be honest now, batting is still the most fun portion of the game, and it’s likely that it’s always going to offer superior...
Conclusion: Not really a great leap forward from last year, with certain elements taking a regrettable step backwards. Still, there is plenty of fun to be had here for cricket fans and the game mechanics are easy to pick up and play even for clueless amateurs.
Conclusion: What things boil down to is that this is not a game designed to convert non-fans to the way of the willow. It’s primarily for those that simply can’t get enough of the bat and ball action, and to a lesser extent those who like easy (albeit rather time consuming) achievements.
Excerpt: Cricket. Love it or hate it, it is New Zealand’s summer sport of choice for many. Even if our very own Black Caps are, at times, painful to support there is nothing like the dulcet tones of cricket on the TV during a grand summers day. I love cricket.