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Actua Pool is a pool simulation game. Game modes include a two player match, hustle mode, trick shots, tournaments and an interactive tutorial. Winning tournaments unlocks new NPCs to play against. Each NPC opponent has its own unique playing style and difficulty. You can play on a variety of different tables.


Actua Pool Windows In a match, when it is the player's turn the game seems to line up on the nearest ball first, easier shots may be available
Actua Pool Windows There are eight trick shots that can be learned. Each has a description, an option to watch the shot being played, and another option to practice it
Actua Pool Nintendo DS Place your ball for the first strike.
Actua Pool Nintendo DS You can use help icon to mark the ball you need to put in the hole next.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Underground Pool" -- North American DS Title
  • "Ultimate 8 Ball" -- North American title
  • "Pool:shark" -- Alternative European Title

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Critic Reviews PlayStation Feb 03, 1999 18 out of 20 90
GameBlitz Windows 1999 90 out of 100 90
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Apr 01, 1999 84 out of 100 84
PC Games (Germany) Windows Jun, 1999 77 out of 100 77
Power Unlimited PlayStation Dec, 1998 7.4 out of 10 74
Score Windows Apr, 1999 7 out of 10 70 Nintendo DS Feb 28, 2007 68 out of 100 68
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Oct, 1999 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
PC Joker Windows Jul, 1999 57 out of 100 57
PC Player (Germany) Windows Jul, 1999 51 out of 100 51


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