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Pro Evolution Soccer 5 pushes the franchise one level up towards realism by expanding and improving character moves and control. Now, the match feels more real to the actual play as players make mistakes more often and passes don't go too well if the player is on the wrong foot, or makes a bad turn. The new gameplay may require slight adjustment for players to switch from older versions to this one. The standard modes are here, match mode (with newly added memorial match), various leagues, and cups. Some more teams now have their proper names (like "Arsenal" and "Chelsea"), and are having up to date players in the teams. Also, new weather condition has been added, snow.

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World Soccer: Winning Eleven 9 PlayStation 2 Intro cinematic
World Soccer: Winning Eleven 9 PlayStation 2 Setting the right formation prior to match start
World Soccer: Winning Eleven 9 PlayStation 2 Replacing the players
World Soccer: Winning Eleven 9 PlayStation 2 Give me you name, address, and a phone number

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Alternate Titles

  • "实况足球9" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Pro Evolution Soccer 5" -- European title
  • "Pro Evo 5" -- Abbreviated title
  • "PES 5" -- Common abbreviation

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User Reviews

Most Realistic Football Game Ever Windows Neepie Lantern (535)

Critic Reviews

GamePro (Australia) Windows Dec 22, 2005 10 out of 10 100
GamePro (Australia) Xbox Dec 22, 2005 10 out of 10 100
Gamesmania.de Xbox Oct 19, 2005 91 out of 100 91
GameSpy PlayStation 2 Feb 10, 2006 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Video Games Daily PlayStation 2 Nov 23, 2005 9 out of 10 90
TotalVideoGames (TVG) PlayStation 2 Oct 10, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation 2 Oct 14, 2005 18 out of 20 90
Jeuxvideo.com Xbox Oct 20, 2005 18 out of 20 90
Extreme Gamer Xbox Feb 22, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
Gamezine PlayStation 2 Oct 27, 2005 17 out of 20 85

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Trivia

Multiplayer

This is the first version of PES for the PlayStation 2 to feature on-line play.

Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2005 – Best Sports Game of the Year
  • GameSpy
    • 2006 – #4 Xbox Game of the Year
    • 2006 – Best Backwards Compatible Addition for 360 of the Year
    • 2006 – Best Cross-Compatability With PS2 (PSP)
  • PC Powerplay (Germany)
    • Issue 02/2006 - #1 Sports/Racing Game in 2005
    • Issue 02/2006 - #3 Best Game in 2005
    • Issue 04/2006 - #5 Sports/Racing Game in 2005 (Readers' Vote)

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