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Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 10 Review

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The next thing the controls allow you to do this year is determine the power of your shot. For the first time the on screen swing will follow your hand motions almost exactly. If you take a swing half way back and pause, the onscreen character will be moving right along with you and pause at the same time. When you swing hard the onscreen player will swing hard. It’s not all roses – there were occasions where my on-screen avatar didn’t swing nearly as hard as I did – but it works most of the time. In fact I found that if I played multiple rounds in a row I would naturally get tired in real life from of all the swinging. This resulted in my onscreen player hitting the ball softer. It wasn

One of the key differences with this year

One of the most robust features this year is the online mode. EA has brought back the online fast play mode where you go head to head against another player, but you don

Graphically Tiger Woods 10 is the best looking Wii version of the game to date. The courses have all received hefty graphical improvements, with more detail and better textures than previous versions of the game. Players will definitely not confuse the Wii version’s graphics for a port of the PS2 version. Overall the look of the game seems to be sharper and less blurry than past versions. There is still a fair amount of aliasing and the course and model detail is not as good as the 360 and PS3 versions. But, for the Wii, Tiger Woods 10 looks pretty good.

 

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Did I mention that there are 27 courses in Tiger Woods 10? With 27 courses, an entire army of game modes, create a player, PGA Tour Season, online head to head play, online tournaments, Play the Pros, frisbee golf, party modes, improved graphics, and the icing on the cake, Wii Motion Plus controls, there is no doubt that Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 is the best version of the game available on any console. For $59.99 it is an absolute steal and anyone who enjoys golf should pick it up.

Ron Burke is the Editor in Chief for Gaming Trend. Currently living in Fort Worth, Texas, Ron is an old-school gamer who enjoys CRPGs, action/adventure, platformers, music games, and has recently gotten into tabletop gaming. Ron is also a fourth degree black belt, with a Master's rank in Matsumura Seito Shōrin-ryū, Moo Duk Kwan Tang Soo Do, Universal Tang Soo Do Alliance, and International Tang Soo Do Federation. He also holds ranks in several other styles in his search to be a well-rounded fighter. Ron has been married to Gaming Trend Editor, Laura Burke, for 21 years. They have three dogs - Pazuzu (Irish Terrier), Atë, and Calliope (both Australian Kelpie/Pit Bull mixes).
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