Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds (PlayStation 3)

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Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds is the continuation of the Hot Shots series. The classic game modes are still present: VS Mode, Training Mode, Tournament Mode, Stroke Mode, Match Play Mode, as well as the ability to play online against individual opponents in a 50-person tournament or in an 8-person match.

There are 15 playable characters as well as 6 different caddies to choose from with the ability to customize them with over 300 different clothing and items, some of which can be unlocked during the game as well as the ability to change their playing style as well.

There is also a revamped swing mechanic, whereas this version the game focuses more on a relaxed view of the swing and doesn't use power meters, than rather rely on varying factors such as weather and club selection. However, the player can also choose to revert to the original scheme if they choose.


Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds PlayStation 3 If at first you don't succeed, you try until you do.
Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds PlayStation 3 Victory at the course grants you one unlockable item to select.
Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds PlayStation 3 Oops, bad timing which resulted in a wasted shot.
Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds PlayStation 3 This game supports 3D TVs.

Alternate Titles

  • "Minna no Golf 5" -- Japanese title
  • "みんなのGolf 5" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Everybody's Golf 5" -- Alternate Japanese title
  • "Everbody's Golf: World Tour" -- PAL title

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Critic Reviews Mar 30, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Project COE Apr 02, 2008 8.7 out of 10 87
Worth Playing Apr 10, 2008 8.6 out of 10 86 May 02, 2008 85 out of 100 85
Gaming Age Mar 20, 2008 B+ 83
Video Games Daily Jun 10, 2008 8 out of 10 80 (UK) Aug 22, 2007 8 out of 10 80
The Next Level May 12, 2008 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
JeuxActu Apr 03, 2008 13 out of 20 65
Gamekult Mar 27, 2008 6 out of 10 60


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1001 Video Games

Everbody's Golf: World Tour appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.


Kratos (from the God of War series) is available as a downloadable character from the PlayStation Network. That makes it the second David Jaffe created character on a Hot Shots Golf game (the first being Sweet Tooth on Hot Shots Golf 2)
Big John WV (25257) added Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds (PlayStation 3) on Sep 23, 2008