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Tiger Woods 99 PGA Tour Golf (Windows)

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Description

The next generation of EA's PGA Tour series. Essentially, the game uses the same mechanics as previous PGA Tour games with some technical improvements and modifications on the interface. Two swinging modes are available: the old twitch-and-click one and the new "Analog Pro Swing" which is a mouse-motion swing type, a la SimGolf. The swing bar has been revamped to include all relevant information and the overpower mark has been replaced with the "Tiger Zone", an arcade style gimmick that makes the game shout "Tiger Shot!!" and makes your character glow with electricity when hitting the ball.

The game comes with 3 18-hole courses: Pebble Beach Golf Links, TPC at Summerlin and TPC at Sawgrass, but also for owners of previous PGA Tour games, the game has the option both to export this courses to and import the courses from PGA Tour 96 for Windows, PGA Tour Pro, PGA Tour Gold, PGA Tour Laptop and some of the course disks into Tiger's game complete with new renderings on the brand new engine that uses a combination of 2d pre-rendered backdrops, 3d foregrounds and digitally captured golfers.

The golfers include Tiger himself as well as 7 other PGA champs and an option to create a custom player. Game modes available include practice, stroke, tournament, skins, shoot-out, match play, foursomes, fourball and driving range. Multiplayer gameplay is also supported with voice and text chat and up to 4 player gameplay.

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Tiger Woods 99 PGA Tour Golf Windows Course choice
Tiger Woods 99 PGA Tour Golf Windows Main menu
Tiger Woods 99 PGA Tour Golf Windows Aiming
Tiger Woods 99 PGA Tour Golf Windows Stats

Alternate Titles

  • "泰格伍兹高尔夫球巡回赛99" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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The Press Says

Entertainment Weekly Oct 02, 1998 A 100
Attack Games Dec, 1998 9 out of 10 90
Gamezilla Sep 01, 1998 90 out of 100 90
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Nov, 1998 85 out of 100 85
GameStar (Germany) Oct, 1998 82 out of 100 82
Power Unlimited Sep, 1998 8.1 out of 10 81
Svenska PC Gamer Nov, 1998 80 out of 100 80
IGN Aug 31, 1998 7.8 out of 10 78
GameSpot Sep 21, 1998 7.7 out of 10 77
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Dec, 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

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Trivia

Game recall

The PlayStation version of this game was recalled because the game disc contained an unauthorized clip of the animated short film, The Spirit of Christmas, which was a precursor to the television cartoon show South Park.

Series name change

This is the game where EA switched its "PGA Tour Series" name with Tiger Woods' exclusively-licensed image.




Zovni (9360) added Tiger Woods 99 PGA Tour Golf (Windows) on Jul 30, 2001
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