Real Pool (PlayStation 2)

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Real Pool lets the player experience what it is like to play billiards with physics designed so that the billiards, table surfaces are cues react realistically. There are a dozen different games to compete in including the standard 8 ball, 9 ball, rotation and different games such as Carom and Bowliards. There are also 25 different table designs to choose from as well that are fully rendered in 3D.

It also features four different game modes including a puzzle mode and eight different AI opponents to go up against or go head-to-head against a friend.


Real Pool PlayStation 2 The game's title screen. This follows the usual company logos, there's no animated introduction to this game.
Real Pool PlayStation 2 Ann started the second round of the tournament by potting two balls at once. She then went on to win the match in her first visit to the table.
Real Pool PlayStation 2 The start of a Tournament<br>Each match is against a different AI player and has a different format
Real Pool PlayStation 2 The player can change alter the viewpoint by raising and lowering the camera angle and they can zoom in / out. This is as far out as they can get

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Alternate Titles

  • "International Cue Club" -- UK title
  • "EX Billiards" -- Japanese title
  • "EXビリヤード" -- Japanese spelling

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GameZone Feb 07, 2001 8.6 out of 10 86
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2000 7 out of 10 70
PSM Feb, 2001 7 out of 10 70
Gamezilla Feb 20, 2001 68 out of 100 68
GameSpot Nov 28, 2000 5.4 out of 10 54
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2000 5.25 out of 10 52
IGN Nov 14, 2000 4.5 out of 10 45
All Game Guide 2000 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
The Video Game Critic Jun 09, 2001 D 25 Jan 19, 2004 5 out of 20 25


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Big John WV (27242) added Real Pool (PlayStation 2) on Jan 14, 2009