The Tiger Woods franchise has been rolling along on auto-pilot for several seasons now, but the '08 offering is prepared to up the ante for new-gen golfers. EA's Tiburon studio, fortress stronghold for Madden Football, NCAA Football, and NASCAR among others, has taken on the challenge of revitalizing Tiger's namesake and they're hitting all the greens.
As expected there are cosmetic upgrades all around. Photo Game Face enables you to map photos from a digital camera or an Xbox Vision camera to your created golfer's noggin. There are seventeen courses including five new ones, eight new golfers, and a load of fresh animations.
Online this year, Tiger's introducing GamerNet for a major focus on community-building. This is basically a collection of video channels where you can upload your best shots, best rounds, or goofy golf hijinks using the game's excellent replay feature. GamerNet will also display its own challenges, which you can try to beat, such as longest drives or best course scores.