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World Soccer Winning Eleven 8 International

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90.11% Overall Rank: 508
Xbox Rank: 22
2005 Games Rank: 501
2005 Xbox Rank: 22
Score based on 26 reviews


Winning Eleven 8 once again raises the bar with in-depth gameplay, improved realism and increased control. The game now features all the teams from the Italian, Spanish and Dutch leagues under the official license. Featuring 136 club teams and 57 national teams, Winning Eleven 8 offers gamers control of up to 4,500 of the world's greatest soccer players. The game introduces a wealth of new moves and tricks including new free kick and penalty kick techniques, an innovative indirect free kick move and a new dribbling system that offers more control as gamers go one-on-one and try to pass opposing players. Also featured is the first-ever on-screen referee in the history of the series. Boasting an enhanced ref AI, the referee will run up and down the field reacting realistically and instinctively to fouls, giving advantage for minor infringements and even stepping in to calm things down when the action gets heated. Winning Eleven 8 also features improvements to the popular Master League, which now has more strategy through player development and injury, and a new 'My Best Eleven' option so fans can save their greatest teams.
Release Date: February 2, 2005

Latest Reviews

play.tm 10/01/04 Review 93 out of 100
gamesTM 05/29/06 Review 9 out of 10
Game Axis 03/18/05 Review 8.6 out of 10
Xbox Exclusive 03/22/05 Review 9.1 out of 10
Operation Sports 03/17/05 Review 4 out of 5
Mygamer 03/15/05 Review 8.6 out of 10
Play Magazine 04/01/05 Review 9.5 out of 10
Talk Xbox 03/07/05 Review 9 out of 10
Game Revolution 03/03/05 Review A-
JIVEMagazine 02/26/05 Review 5 out of 5