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Average Player Score Based on 716 ratings
8.3
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Score Breakdown Based on 716 ratings
  1. 10 (194)
  2. 9 (300)
  3. 8 (123)
  4. 7 (39)
  5. 6 (13)
  6. 5 (6)
  7. 4 (6)
  8. 3 (6)
  9. 2 (1)
  10. 1 (28)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Review Score:7

    lots of bugs....

    the game crashes pretty frequently (even after the patch installed).... i can handle that (i found exactly what i was doing that the game couldn't handle and now i work around it.... more specifically, the problem occurr... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Worldwide Soccer Manager 2009

  • Review Score:8.5

    This is a solid improvement on the 08 version but hasn't quite perfected it's new improvements yet.

    I really enjoy the Football Manager series, in fact I would say that these are one of my favourite games. This review takes into mind the most recent patches, alot of the bugs other people have talked about were fixed a ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    The best soccer management ever!

    Wanto to take your favorite team to victory and final glory? FM2009 is the game for you! Every year there are both subtle and significant improvements and additions to the basic, turn-based formula that has, essentiall... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    incredible i love this game

    The 3D Match Engine Cristian: I have mixed feelings about this. On one side, I hope that my only-decent laptop will be able to run this game with 3d games. On the other hand, I don't know if it will be worth it. I have ... Read Full Review

    0 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    Awesome !!! =D

    It's a great game. I love it ;D The 3D view it's just great xD .................................................................................................. ............................................................ Read Full Review

    1 of 10 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:1

    Screw the activation and installation. Please read!

    What the hell is this? I mean WTH IS THIS?? You pay for FM 09 and you need to to activate it? You have to enter a code that is like 20 letters long and theres a difference between the "O", "o", "1" and "i"? A differen... Read Full Review

    7 of 22 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5

    This game has had a terrible start to life, SI messed it up, learn from this please. But once you play it, you love it!!

    This game really has been given the worst start possible. SI have gone thick in the head with the use of steam, and the activation codes...the good old days with no internet coonection required to do it, now seem heaven.... Read Full Review

    5 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    Wow, who knew it could get better...

    First of all, the game is not perfect and I will name a whole bunch of bugs and other problems, but the game is simply better than anything else released since the dawn of mankind. The new 3D engine might look poor in co... Read Full Review

    1 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    lots of bugs....

    the game crashes pretty frequently (even after the patch installed).... i can handle that (i found exactly what i was doing that the game couldn't handle and now i work around it.... more specifically, the problem occurr... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    Be prepared to put your life on hold for what is ultimately a very rewarding challenge.

    Okay, first lets get the problems out of the way. Yes, the game had a number of bugs when released but most these have been rectified with the first patch. Yes, there were a lot of problems with activating the game on la... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.5

    I'm still not convinced that Football Manager is realistic enough

    The major change in Football Manager this year was the introduction of a 3-D match engine. The no frills animation will not blow you away, and in other senses it will not impress you. With this new feature, the flaws of ... Read Full Review

    3 of 9 users found the following review helpful
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