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Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08

Not Rentable
GF Rating
6.7

1378 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
4

Weak

Still a disappointing title for golfers

posted by ChrisInVA (RICHMOND, VA) Nov 20, 2007

Member since Nov 2007

1 out of 1 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

As an avid golfer I was really excited when the 2007 version of this game came out last year. Alas, the controls were frustrating. They just didn't seem to work well with the Wii. So I was very hopeful that the kink had been worked out in the 2008 version. Unfortunately, while the backswing problem seems to have gone away I have found that the proper swing for the game is nothing like what you might take out to the course. In fact, I found the simplest way to swing was one-handed, nice and slow, and I would consistently get a 110% power shot dead down the middle. I'm still looking forward to a title - or perhaps the 2nd generation Wii - that can more realistically mimic the golf experience. This game may be fun to a video gamer, but for a golfer its a very pale substitute for the real thing.

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

Great controls for a great game. Tiger Woods 08

posted by drexil57 (IRWIN, PA) Sep 9, 2007

Member since Jan 2006

1 out of 1 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

This is one of the best Tiger Woods titles I've played in awhile. I've played Tiger Woods for a long time, and quite a few other golf games, too. This is an excellent addition to the series. The motion controls for this title are excellent. It takes a little practice to get it down, but once you do it makes this one of the best golf games to date. Putting is better than last years title. The graphics are good. Not the best I've seen on the Wii, and nowhere near the graphics on 360 or PS3. Really it doesn't matter, because the playability of the game is so good. Don't take my word for it. Go buy or rent it for yourself. You won't regret it.

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GF Rating
7

Good

Seems really good

posted by bearsfan (SMITHS GROVE, KY) Aug 30, 2007

Member since Mar 2007

4 out of 5 gamers (80%) found this review helpful

I haven't really played golf in about 10 years, and wasn't really good even then. I just got it today but this game seems to be fairly intuitive with what little time I have played it. Driving is fairly straight forward and not to difficult to hit it straight or to hook it, but if you want to get it to turn right, it is an uncomfortable motion and I usually end up hitting it straight or sometimes even turning it left, but that is my only complaint with driving, but that may improve with time. Approaches and putting are a lot like how I remember real golf the farther out the harder it is, but it should be. Overall with limited time with the game, it seems like a really good golf sim from someone that doesn't really play real golf anymore. I didn't play last years but with just a little improvement for next years it should go from a really good to an excellent title.

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