Real Pool (PlayStation 2)

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Real Pool lets the player experience what it is like to play billiards with physics designed so that the billiards, table surfaces are cues react realistically. There are a dozen different games to compete in including the standard 8 ball, 9 ball, rotation and different games such as Carom and Bowliards. There are also 25 different table designs to choose from as well that are fully rendered in 3D.

It also features four different game modes including a puzzle mode and eight different AI opponents to go up against or go head-to-head against a friend.


Real Pool PlayStation 2 The end of a game of Basic Pocket Pool
Real Pool PlayStation 2 The game's camera sometimes shows some odd angles. Here it's right behind the AI player's cue
Real Pool PlayStation 2 Puzzle 12<br>It's a little fuzzy but the purple arrows show that the player can position the cue ball wherever they wish at the start
Real Pool PlayStation 2 There are five game options in the Carom game mode together with a practice mode

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Alternate Titles

  • "International Cue Club" -- UK title
  • "EX Billiards" -- Japanese title
  • "EXビリヤード" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

GameZone Feb 07, 2001 8.6 out of 10 86
PSM Feb, 2001 7 out of 10 70
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2000 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot Nov 28, 2000 5.4 out of 10 54
Da Gameboyz 2000 5.2 out of 10 52
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2000 5.25 out of 10 52
IGN Nov 14, 2000 4.5 out of 10 45
All Game Guide 2000 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40 Jan 19, 2004 5 out of 20 25
The Video Game Critic Jun 09, 2001 D 25


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Big John WV (27265) added Real Pool (PlayStation 2) on Jan 14, 2009