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PES5 - Review scores

Discussion in 'Pro Evolution Soccer' started by NickSCFC, 18 October 2005.

  1. NickSCFC

    NickSCFC Banned

    18 July 2003
    Stoke-on-Trent, UK
    Stoke City/Liverpool
    I'll update this post with review scores as they arrive

    Magazines
    EDGE -
    GamesMaster - 96%
    Official PlayStation 2 Magazine UK - 10/10
    Official Xbox Magazine UK -
    PSM2 - 93%
    PSW - 9/10
    Xbox World 360 -
    PLAY -
    XBM - 7/10
    Four Four Two - 5/5

    Web
    GameSpot -
    IGN -
    Total Video Games - 9/10
    Computer & Video Games UK -
    GameSpy -
    Eurogamer - 9/10
    1UP.com -
    RewiredMind.com - 10/10
    GameCell UK - 10/10
    Silicon Fusion - 9/10
    Thunderbolt -
    AceGamez - 9/10
    Boomtown - 10/10
    Gamer's Hell -
    Pro-G - 9/10
     
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  2. JimJoeC

    JimJoeC Custom User Title

    26 June 2002
    Southampton, England
    Saints
    Wow, XBox version is not as good as the PS2?????

    I'd have thought they would be identical????????
     
  3. JayM

    JayM International

    17 April 2004
    North Yorkshire
    Celtic
    The main complaints the Xbox reviewers have is it's too hard. :p
     
  4. NickSCFC

    NickSCFC Banned

    18 July 2003
    Stoke-on-Trent, UK
    Stoke City/Liverpool
    XBM is a poor magazine, by the looks of their covers they're aimed at kids anyway.
     
    Last edited: 18 October 2005
  5. timsmith10000

    timsmith10000 LEICESTER CITY!

    18 August 2003
    Leicester
    PSM2 gave it 93% I think
    fourfourtwo footie mag gave it 5/5
     
  6. Stan

    Stan Allez les Lionceaux !!!

    12 September 2002
    Reviews are usefull but the scores are irrelevant...
    Some of these "official" magazines are biased (influenced??).
    Last year when XBox was the only console having online play the sores in the XBOX-magazines were high, they never have been as low as for PE in the "Official" (Belgian) Playstation magazine.
    This year with online also for Playstation the scores will be high in the "official" Playstation magazines and predictable low in the Xbox magazines...
    And about Edge, typically British magazines constantly in search for new hypes (cfr NME for music, the worst magazine in the world).
     
  7. Joystick

    Joystick Deep like Titanic

    10 August 2004
    London
    The Arse
    Too hard? Clearly a Fifa fan :p

    Edge lost a load of staff about a year ago in an internal dispute and hasn't really recovered since. Games TM is much better.
     
  8. wutang_04

    wutang_04 Killa Bee.

    28 March 2005
    Manchester.
    and CVG are out of the running and they were one of the best.!!
     
  9. The Black Sheep

    The Black Sheep League 2

    3 September 2005
    So true Stan.

    The 'official' mags always get 'influenced' esp on larger titles that need backing (i'm thinking 'driver' here). Its not unknown to donate dvd players and the like.
     
  10. NickSCFC

    NickSCFC Banned

    18 July 2003
    Stoke-on-Trent, UK
    Stoke City/Liverpool
    Konami has withdrawn all advertising from all Highbury magazines (XBM, PLAY etc)following the review of PES5 in XBM and the review PLAY gave PES4 (78%) last year. PLAY also gave Metal Gear Solid 2 on PS2 a similar score.
     
  11. uk_stanners

    uk_stanners Conference

    3 October 2003
    N.Ireland
    just out of interest does anyone have the equivalent scores for FIFA 06? i just wanna see how the competition is faring this year...
     
  12. jiwa

    jiwa The BEautiful Game

    31 May 2005
    Malaysia

    Wait for the game to b realeased, then head over to metacritic.com.

    They provide a weighted average score from all the print and web reviews, and you can read all the reviews reom one place.

    Usually thier score is a fair indication of whether a game is good or not. However , persoanlly I feel that PES5 should not score too high, but on the other hand, they only pick up US/UK releases so (ignoring WE9), it might suprisingly score 89-93%. There are enough changes and enhancements from PES4 to get that rank.

    I just feel that PES5 is not as good and balanced as WE9. NOt to say that WE9 is perfect.

    Cheers.
     
  13. jonno33

    jonno33 Guest

    ive played both versions and i believe that we9 is a trifle too difficult. lets remember that not all people have played the we/proevo series before(although the majority probably have who buy the new version) and it will be extremely difficult for these people to get straight into the game. i think pes5 is a little more balanced..ie-its abit easier to score and it doesnt feel like its on rails...sometimes no matter what you do in we9 the cpu WILL score if it wants to...lol
     
  14. NickSCFC

    NickSCFC Banned

    18 July 2003
    Stoke-on-Trent, UK
    Stoke City/Liverpool
    So far...

    PES5 has an average of 95%
    FIFA 06 has an average of 78.9%

    (GameRankings.com average scores)
     
  15. russellclow

    russellclow Conference

    23 September 2004
    That's because Play are Morons who don't know how to review a game properly :)
     
  16. Any news about edge score. they is the mag to trust, although sometimes a touch snobby...
     
  17. NickSCFC

    NickSCFC Banned

    18 July 2003
    Stoke-on-Trent, UK
    Stoke City/Liverpool
    They gave PES4 9/10. The review will be in Christmas's magazine (out November :S)
     
  18. beanface16

    beanface16 Guest

    I read a review on web somewhere n it only got 78%, I think they are talking out of there arse!
     
  19. pes_vetran

    pes_vetran Guest

    had both versions and the ps2 version kicks the xbox versions ass by miles to be fair, ps2 is home of evo theres no doubt there, plus online is 100times better on ps2
     
  20. NickSCFC

    NickSCFC Banned

    18 July 2003
    Stoke-on-Trent, UK
    Stoke City/Liverpool
    Still waiting for reviews from EDGE, OXM and GameSpot and IGN.
     

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