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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…