ProStroke Golf: World Tour 2007

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Description

ProStroke Golf: World Tour 2007 is a golf simulation which unique feature is the innovative control scheme. In contrast to other golf simulations the tee is performed in first person mode. After choosing the club and the feet position the player needs to use both analog sticks. With the left one he simulates the swing and with the right one he relocates his body weight. It is not enough to relocate it simply in the right direction, the player needs to achieve a constant back and forth movement.

This only works when using a gamepad, alternatively there is also a more traditional three-click control scheme in 3rd person. There the player chooses the body weight movement before the strike. With the first click he strikes out, with the second one he determines the precision and with the last one the strength. This, however, is still different to other golf simulations because the kind of swing is not chosen beforehand but determined by the swing parameters.

Less innovative are the playing modes. The game features the usual training, single tournament and career mode. The career mode however are just many tournaments tacked together. The player character improves his rank with successes but this just influences the conditions of participation for other tournaments and not the gameplay itself.

The game features nine licensed golfers, 18 courses (two licensed) and three real-life golf-commentators. With the editor the player can build own courses and tournaments.

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Critic Reviews

TeamXbox Xbox Sep 11, 2006 8.2 out of 10 82
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Sep 13, 2006 15 out of 20 75
Pocket Gamer UK PSP Feb 01, 2006 7 out of 10 70
Worth Playing Windows Apr 14, 2007 6.5 out of 10 65
videogamer.com PSP Dec 19, 2006 6 out of 10 60
Gamers' Temple, The PSP 2007 58 out of 100 58
Gamer 2.0 Windows Jan 21, 2007 5.7 out of 10 57
Video Game Talk PlayStation 2 Oct 17, 2006 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Games Radar Windows 2006 5 out of 10 50
Cheat Code Central PlayStation 2 2006 2.4 out of 5 48

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