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GF Rating
3.9

576 ratings

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

"We Love Golf"? I just like it a lot

posted by JMichaud (BETHESDA, MD) Jul 22, 2008

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Member since Jan 2008

6 out of 6 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

Love Golf? Maybe not. But there are several things that I like a lot out of We Love Golf.
First off, the controls are easy to use. Are they intuitive? No. But it was easy for me to find out how they work, and once I did, I was hitting the ball like a pro.
The courses have good variety in them, and there are plenty to unlock in Tournament Mode.
But that's not the only mode available. You can practice, go one on one against the AI to unlock more players, take on the ring challenge, the target challenge or the near pin contest.
If you're tired of playing against the AI, you can go off line multiplayer or on line multiplayer.
So is everything perfect in We Love Golf? Of course not.
During matches, while I'm trying to line up my shots, the Wiimote repeatedly says "Point me down." This gets on my nerves; I wanted the voice in the Wiimote to just shut up.
Also, there's a icon of the Wiimote on screen with a dialogue bubble that blocks out important information (how far am I from the pin). The icon doesn't help me at all, it's just a distraction and should be taken off the screen.
And lastly, the game can get monotonous; unlocking new characters or new outfits doesn't thrill me much - unlike unlocking a new course.
Despite these flaws, We Love Golf is a solid golf simulator with a learning curve for the controls.

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GF Rating
6

Above Average

Do we love golf that much?

posted by JCDenton (FREEDOM, NH) Sep 16, 2008

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Member since Mar 2006

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

We Love Golf! is very optimistic about golf. But the question is: does it do anything different from the WiiSports golf we're accustomed too? Well, yes... for better or worse.
Let's start with the better. This game gives you lots of content. In tournament, you get eight courses, which also have a pro tournament mode upon completing all courses. You also get a bunch of mini-games, like getting the ball through rings, hitting it close to a target or the pin, etc. You can also unlock new players by doing well in the game.
Now the worse. While WiiSports have you fluid and realistic motion controls to swing a golf club, We Love Golf! relies on accurate timing and correct power. It's sort of set up for you, so you can get a good shot if you follow the game's instruction. I'd much rather just swing naturally and let the ball fall where it will. The game even maps out the course of the ball, which wouldn't be too bad if it were half-way accurate. Sometimes a perfect swing based on their calculation will cause you to overshoot the hole by 50 feet or more. Sometimes you won't even get it off the fairway. You can adjust your angles and clubs, but the mapped trajectory is still often wrong.
Even so, tournament is generally easy, with only the pro tournaments being a real challenge. And in general, the amount of play you get from the game is highly dependent on how much golf you want to play on your Wii. It's worth trying and has some nice features, but the casual gamer could easily get by with WiiSports golf.

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GF Rating
6

Above Average

Decent Wii Golf game

posted by shinboy (SANTA CLARA, CA) Sep 8, 2008

Member since Aug 2008

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

This is a good game for the Wii. Great game for novices to the game of golf, but if you are a hard core video game golfer, you might want to try another game. The controls are a hybrid between wii sports - golf and the conventional 3 button gameplay that has been used in golf games since golf games first hit the video market. The controls are not 1:1 and can take a little time to get used to them. But once mastered, you can be just as good as Tiger Woods himself because the game is very easy. I was under par and had a hole in one on my first round. The graphics are very anime (i.e hot shots or Albatross). Another thing I noticed is that the load times are very quick and the animations were very smooth. Overall, still a good game, I just wished the controls were more realistic (1:1).

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