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Arnold Palmer Tournament Golf (Genesis)

100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
5 point score based on user ratings.

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Overall MobyScore (6 votes) 2.9

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Mis à part le son et les saynètes, tout est bien exécuté dans Arnold Palmer Tournament Golf, alors quel dommage que la barre de tir ultra-nerveuse et la précision infime de jeu, deux attributs qui ne sont pas faits pour s'entendre, se télescopent dans une collision spectaculaire où le joueur est pris en sandwich au milieu. Pauvre de lui ! mais peut-être pas pauvre de tous les joueurs. Ceux qui ont tendance à trouver leurs jeux de golf trop faciles ou trop courts seront sans doute séduits, celui-ci n'est ni l'un, ni l'autre, et dispose en particularité d'une excellente longévité en tournoi et à plusieurs. En somme, avec son jeu, Palmer fait le par et même un peu moins. Ce qui dans le monde du golf, rappelons-le, est une bonne chose.
Mean Machines
As golf games go, this is a very good example. Using big sprites, convincing graphics and a variety of player moves, this simulates the sport very well. It's pretty tough, especially when you're playing the tournament mode, but there are practice and two-player options to help you get to grips with the rather difficult course. I certainly enjoyed playing the game, and I think that any sports fan will find this both addictive and challenging - and your Dad will absolutely love it!
Video Games
Beim ersten Golfmodul fürs Mega Drive gingen die Spielezauberer von Sega auf Nummer Sicher. Die ausgewogene Mischung aus Geschicklichkeit und Strategie bringt das Golf-Flair gut rüber, ohne daß es spielerisch zu kompliziert wird. Die Steuerung ist einfach, doch muß man die wechselnden Entfernungen, Wind. und Bodenverhältnisse berücksichtigen. Die Grafik ist nicht übertrieben spektakulär, bietet aber immerhin eine zweckmäßige 3-D-Ansicht und wird sehr schnell berechnet. Nur gut, daß an einen Turniermodus gedacht wurde. sonst würde Solospielern auf Dauer etwas Langeweile drohen.
All Game Guide
The trees are nicely detailed (when you get close to them) and the golfers are very 'human' looking. A great feature, the overhead view of the current hole on the screen, means you can track your ball very easily. Ultimately, Arnold Palmer Tournament Golf is a simple, yet fun golf game where you don't need to know anything about golf to enjoy.
Ultimately, Arnold Palmer Tournament Golf may not have official licenses or the ability to view the green from multiple angles, but that's not what's really needed to deliver a solid golf experience. Challenging courses and solid gameplay is what rules the day, and that's what you're going find here in spades. Fans who want all the trappings of a genuine PGA tournament already know where else to look, but those seeking a quick way to get a game going would do well to give this one a chance.