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Ashes Cricket 2009 Xbox 360

Ashes Cricket 2009 Xbox 360

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A Cricket Fan's Delight: Ashes Cricket 2009 Xbox 360 Review

A Cricket Fan's Delight: Ashes Cricket 2009 Xbox 360 Review


Ashes Cricket 2009 for Xbox 360 is a cricket simulation game that brings the excitement and intensity of the Ashes series to your living room. Developed by Transmission Games and published by Codemasters, this game aims to provide an immersive cricket experience for fans of the sport. In this review, we will delve into the various aspects of the game and evaluate its overall quality.

Graphics and Presentation:

The graphics in Ashes Cricket 2009 are decent, considering the limitations of the Xbox 360 hardware. The player models are well-detailed, and the stadiums are accurately represented. The animations, however, can be a bit stiff and lack the fluidity seen in more recent sports games. The overall presentation is satisfactory, with a clean and intuitive user interface that allows for easy navigation through the game's menus.

Gameplay and Controls:

The gameplay in Ashes Cricket 2009 is where the game truly shines. The developers have done an excellent job of capturing the essence of cricket, providing a realistic and immersive experience. The controls are intuitive and responsive, allowing players to execute a wide range of shots and bowling variations with ease. The game offers different modes, including quick matches, full-length test series, and the iconic Ashes series, providing plenty of options to suit different playing preferences.

The AI opponents are challenging, adapting to your gameplay style and making the matches feel competitive. The game also includes a comprehensive tutorial mode that helps newcomers understand the intricacies of cricket, making it accessible to both casual and hardcore fans.

Features and Content:

Ashes Cricket 2009 offers a decent amount of content, with various game modes and customization options. The game includes licensed teams and players from the Ashes series, adding an authentic touch to the experience. The commentary, provided by David Lloyd and Tony Greig, adds to the immersion, although it can become repetitive after extended play.

The game's multiplayer mode allows players to compete against friends locally or online, adding to the replayability factor. However, it is worth noting that the online community for this game may be limited, considering its age.

Overall Experience:

Ashes Cricket 2009 for Xbox 360 is a solid cricket simulation game that successfully captures the essence of the sport. While the graphics may not be groundbreaking, the gameplay and controls make up for it, providing an enjoyable and immersive experience. The inclusion of licensed teams and players, along with various game modes, adds to the game's authenticity and replayability.

Star Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

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