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World Championship Poker 2 featuring Howard Lederer

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Description

World Championship Poker 2 Featuring Howard Lederer is a poker simulation featuring fourteen types of poker, including Texas Hold'em, Five Card Draw, Seven Card Stud and Pineapple. WCP 2 supports both online and offline play. Online, you play poker with up to seven other players. Offline play includes Quick Play mode for a fast game or a more extensive Career mode where the players begins his career as a low ranking upstart living in their mothers basement. As the player advances in their career, they encounter real professional poker players, including Greg Raymer, Clonie Gowen, Amir Vahedi, Paul Darden, Robert Williamson III, Matt Savage, and Annie Duke.

Using WiFi, you can use the PSP version to play against PS2 players. The PS2 version supports EyeToy to add your own likeness to the game. AI players have their own playing style, emotions and they react to the events. In-game commentary is provided by Matt Savage.

Screenshots

World Championship Poker 2 featuring Howard Lederer PSP Character creation screen
World Championship Poker 2 featuring Howard Lederer Windows If the player does something that would be dumb in a real game they get to play this mini-game. They must use the arrow keys to keep the dial pointing to either Tell, Bluff or Poker-face
World Championship Poker 2 featuring Howard Lederer PSP World map
World Championship Poker 2 featuring Howard Lederer PSP Pot winner with big slick

Alternate Titles

  • "World Championship Poker 2" -- European title

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The Press Says

Worth Playing PlayStation 2 Feb 07, 2006 8.7 out of 10 87
TTGamer PSP Aug 05, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Kombo.com PSP Jan 06, 2006 7.7 out of 10 77
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Dec 14, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
Play.tm PSP Jul 30, 2007 73 out of 100 73
Game industry News (GiN) PlayStation 2 2007 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
IGN PlayStation 2 Nov 21, 2005 7 out of 10 70
Game Chronicles PlayStation 2 Mar 02, 2006 7 out of 10 70
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Xbox Apr 26, 2006 7 out of 10 70
Game industry News (GiN) Xbox 2007 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

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