- Summary: Providing gamers with the most authentic Ashes experience possible without having to don their whites, Ashes Cricket 2009 is fully licensed by the ECB (England and Wales Cricket Board), the MCC (Marylebone Cricket Club, the world's most famous cricket club and owner of the Ashes urn) and Cricket Australia, providing the game with all the official players, kit, stadia - including Lord's and The Brit Oval - and equipment from this year’s npower Ashes Series. Coming from the home of video game cricket, Ashes Cricket 2009 is set to build on the heritage that Codemasters has enjoyed with its best-selling Brian Lara series and continue to lead the field with great batting, bowling and fielding gameplay and authenticity that made the series a huge hit with cricket fans the world over. Produced by Codemasters, the game is currently being developed by Transmission Games (Brian Lara 2007 Pressure Play (PSP)). Delivering all the exciting, athletic, skilful and technical elements of the sport, the game’s comprehensive ‘Ashes’ mode features all five Tests played out at carefully detailed recreations of each authentic venue. In addition, gamers can play Test matches, One Day Internationals, 20 over games and a series of challenge modes. The high definition current generation versions feature full online multiplayer as well as support for local multiplayer games. [Codemasters]… Expand
Sep 24, 2013I liked this much better than EA Cricket. The skill points which can be used and improvement of players by match performances are interesting too. I started playing Ashes 2 days ago only. But graphics wise EA cricket is still on top.
I think the latest version of game is available now. I would like to try that. Much more match options and management options like in Fifa. will never make us tired of playing this.… Expand
JohnRobinsonAug 23, 2009The PC version of this game is defective. Check the forums and you will find the demo runs fine, but not the full version. Not even on high end gaming rigs like mine. I would advise potential buyers not to rush out and buy this alpha build. Check the forums in a month or 2 to see if the PC version works yet. Nice slideshow Codemasters!… Expand