Rent World Championship Poker: Featuring Howard Lederer - All In for Wii
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World Championship Poker: Featuring Howard Lederer - All In

Not Rentable
GF Rating
3.5

188 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
4

Weak

I can tel the future!

posted by CecilX (PETERSBURG, VA) Sep 16, 2007

Member since May 2007

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

Ok, not really. With this game I thought I could. It was about the 20th minute in and I noticed something. These cards seemed familiar. Like I had been given then before. Then I realized that they were exacly the deal I had recieved not 10 min ago. So I watched. And I remembered. And sure enough there were deals that were repeating themselves. Not just hands, but the entire way the cards laid out. I knew that if I dumped that 9 of hearts a 2 of diamonds was coming to complete my flush.
After about an hour I decided that the game was broken if I can find the pattern like that. It's a fun game. Brings poker to the Wii. I just don't think it should rehash the same hands in the same hour.
If you want to know about graphic and such read someone else's review. I didn't get past this problem that I just stated.

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GF Rating
2

Really Bad

Skip this rental

posted by rkolosky (BOWIE, MD) Jun 12, 2007

Member since Mar 2007

4 out of 4 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

I like poker. So when I saw this title, and the relatively high marks from critics, I thought it would be a good title to check out.

Now I'm glad I only rented it.

The graphics seem to have been by a two year old and then electronically copied into the game. The game has a quick mode, where you just play poker. There are several kinds of poker, like Texas Hold 'em, 5 and 7 card stud, Omaha, and Razz, where you try and get the worst hand. There is also a tournament mode and a career mode. The career mode lets you define your own character and then you go to different games week by week to build your street rep.

The game engine for poker is pretty good. The AI is pretty bright and makes some good calls. But there is entirely too much chatter at the table, and the animations for people look like they were ripped off from the original Atari 2600. Game play is ridiculously slow, but there are options to make it faster. The speeds are "Off, Fast, and Extremely Fast", but I found the "Fast" to be too fast, and the "Off" to be too slow.

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GF Rating
2

Really Bad

Enter at your own risk of loosing sanity

posted by barboryte (Hallandale Beach, FL) Sep 15, 2007

Member since Aug 2007

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

I love poker! I set out to try all poker games available. Reading review for this game I though, wow, I get poker play and a scenario. WRONG! I got stuck playing limit 5 card draw for three days without a single person dropping out. There have to be limits to everything. And those characters...Game is fun first but then, everything starts repeating, graphics are horrible, play boring. Don't even rent it!

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