Tag Archives: Pro Evolution Soccer

Pro Evo – a soccer story

I crave narrative. Almost all the games I love have strong storylines, wordy dialogue, and detailed characters. RPGs and adventures—those are my favourite games. I rarely have a “quick game” of something. Immersion, writing, and atmosphere are key. Yet the game I played more than any other last year has none of these things. It has no plot, no dialogue, no characters, and no themes. The writing within the game is minimal, functional at best, and it doesn’t even pretend to have a storyline. Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 is a football game through and through. It is almost a guilty…

Indie Gaming and the Wonderful World of Sport…

On a small scale this has been happening in the indie game scene… A good example of all of the above is New Star Games – an Indie games publisher who specialise in sports games (not that they’ll never release anything else), and also act as the supplier for a number of other small publishers with similar titles.