PES when it clicks is an incredible game. PES when it doesn't is just plain annoying. Two-player matches are inherently more fun – games are more open than against the computer AI, who Pocket Gamer suspect, cheats a lot of the time – but playing alone is initially a grind.
But do stick with it. Once you master the basics and add in some flair, Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 cannot be beaten. Well, it can. But it takes a lot of practice.
Audio/Visual - 8
Gameplay - 9
Value - 8
Innovation - 6