Pro Evolution Soccer

aka: PES, Pro Evo, World Soccer: Winning Eleven 5, World Soccer: Winning Eleven 5 - Final Evolution
Moby ID: 5589
PlayStation 2 Specs

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Pro Evolution Soccer has more than 50 international soccer sides and 16 of the best club teams from around the world - ranging from Manchester United and AC Milan to Leeds United, who were briefly a top side at this time.

The player also has a large array of options. The player can play single matches as well as league or cup tournaments, and there is also a training mode. There are 5 difficulty levels, different weather conditions, and injuries are optional, as are extra time and penalty shoot-outs. Players can be designed with a range of physical and mental attributes, as well as different appearances.

Gameplay is not as end-to-end as the contemporary FIFA titles, and finishing is more of a matter of precise timing and skill. Players and officials make mistakes on occasion as well.

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  • 实况足球5 - Simplified Chinese spelling

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Average score: 88% (based on 14 ratings)

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Average score: 3.2 out of 5 (based on 27 ratings with 1 reviews)

THE ultimate soccer game.

The Good
Almost everything. This is the most realistic footie game ever released (Next to PES 2). - Moves are suprisingly realistic. The enemy isn't easily fooled by your tricks, but execute them right and you should prove victorious. - You can't gain impossible scores in a soccer match in this game (or example 11 - 0). Not even when the game is set at the easiest level. - It all comes down to skill. When you score a goal with a Fifa game, you have the disturbing feeling that the computer just gave the chance away. No such thing in PES (Depending of course on the difficulty level). You'll have to work here to score a goal. - Although you play with computer generated players, they still represent humans and they make mistakes like in the real thing. Like failing to see your teammate on time and passing the ball to your teammate's previous position, slipping on wet grass, failing to see a ball on time etc. - The ball isn't "glued" to your foot. All FIFA games had that feeling (FIFA 2003 not included).

The Bad
- The Music. It sounded to "synthetic". It would've been great if the game had the original orchestrated national anthems of the country's. - The crowd/audience is extremely disappointing. The cheer that you can hear after there has been a goal is also extremely hushed. It should have been a little bit louder. The crowd is also poorly animated. And besides. Fan's of different clubs / country's are mixed together. No that realistic either. - This annoyed me the most. It can happen that a ball that is meant to be passed to a teammate is stolen away by the opponent, because that teammate refuses to get to the ball. This happened to me in a lot of critical moments and it really annoyed me.

The Bottom Line
It has a few minor flaws and one big flaw, but that doesn't change the fact that this is THE ultimate footie game. If you want to have realistic gameplay instead of relatively easy arcade gameplay then this is the game for you.

PlayStation 2 · by Goteki45 (323) · 2003

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    • 2001– Best Sports Game of the Year (PlayStation 2 version)

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Game added by jack rice.

PlayStation added by peep.

Additional contributors: Unicorn Lynx, //dbz:, Kabushi, Freeman, Silverblade, Patrick Bregger.

Game added January 9, 2002. Last modified January 18, 2024.