8.0 World Snooker Championship Real 2011 Review

Snooker has long been a well-represented sport in video games. Many will have fond memories of hammering Jimmy White’s “Whirlwind” Snooker on the Amiga back in the day, where the excellently implemented green baize action was supplemented with a healthy dose of humour, Archer Maclean having imbued his realistic simulation with anthropomorphic balls that would waggle their arms and blow raspberries at you if you spent too long diddling about with your shots. These days however, gamers demand more realism and licensed sporting action, and as simulations go, the WSC Real franchise offers as faithful an experience as you could want from a snooker game that you control from the comfort of your armchair.

After a two-year hiatus, developer Dark Energy Digital have returned to the table, and the latest installment in the series aims to provide the best and most realistic approximation of the Crucible favourite/working men’s club fave imaginable, and it is fair to say that they have improved upon the last entry in their canon.

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BlmThug2815d ago

Might Pick It Up When It Hits £10 BTW

*Spoiler* John Higgins Put On A Marvelous Performance & Beat Judd Trump 18-15