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PES 2008 updates the clubs and players for 2007/2008, this time including some never before featured clubs like croatian club Dinamo Zagreb. Gameplay is updated and feels more natural in a way that goalkeepers won't be able to easily catch every ball, players will stumble on each other, slip and try to keep balance, be able to simulate fouls and hope they don't get caught by the referee, and so on. Although this time English League has imaginary emblems for unlicensed clubs such as Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal and the other, many other clubs still remain with proper insignias.

Gameplay is somewhat easier and players won't kick ball so high when you hold the kicking button for too long, and dribbling is corrected and enhanced in comparison to the last game. Modes are as you can imagine them, pretty much the same... you have League (English, Italian, Spanish and the other - no German league, though), Master League, Exhibition, Training, Edit Mode and plethora of other options.

You get 59 music tracks which you can assign to play on specific part of the game (main menu, league menu, stats screen and so on). This is the first game in the series to appear on the PlayStation 3 platform.


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There are 60 other screenshots from other versions of this game or official promotional screenshots.

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PES 2008: Pro Evolution Soccer Screenshot
PES 2008: Pro Evolution Soccer Screenshot
PES 2008: Pro Evolution Soccer Screenshot
PES 2008: Pro Evolution Soccer Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "PES 2008" -- Abbreviation

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Critic Reviews

Game Shark Apr 22, 2008 A- 91
GamingHeaven / DriverHeaven Apr 03, 2008 90 out of 100 90
Computer Bild Spiele Apr 02, 2008 1.64 out of 6 87
IGN Mar 17, 2008 8.6 out of 10 86 Mar 31, 2008 84 out of 100 84
N-Europe Apr 28, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Gameswelt Mar 31, 2008 80 out of 100 80
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Apr 18, 2008 80 out of 100 80
Gamekult Mar 28, 2008 6 out of 10 60 Mar 28, 2008 12 out of 20 60


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At the event "GameStar/GamePro Leserpreis 2007" (March 28, 2008) Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 received the trophy "Best Console Racing/Sports Game in 2007" after the reader's voting of German gaming magazine GamePro.

Cover stars

The American/Canadian and Japanese covers, as well as all Wii versions, feature Cristiano Ronaldo. The majority of European covers feature him alongside Michael Owen, with the exception of Australia (Lucas Neill), France (Didier Drogba), Germany (Jan Schlaudraff), and Italy (Gianluigi Buffon).

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Charles Norris (1) added PES 2008: Pro Evolution Soccer (Wii) on Mar 30, 2008
Other platforms contributed by Tim Janssen (2551) and MAT (177346)