Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 PC

Metascore
79

Generally favorable reviews - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 12
  2. Negative: 0 out of 12
  1. Still, we can't help but feel that there's going to be thousands of PES fans who embrace the power of the dark side this year, on account of the fact that it simply doesn't feel like Konami is putting much effort into the so-called 'next-gen' versions of PES these days - and that includes PC.
  2. PC PowerPlay
    70
    The basic feel of this instalment is that it’s a slightly better than normal football yearly re-release, than a drastic overhaul of the game play. [Dec 2008, p.7]
  3. Total PC Gaming
    60
    Good for your Friday night pizza and beer social or as a budget-buy afterthought. [Issue#14, p.62]

Awards & Rankings

User Score
7.4

Mixed or average reviews- based on 33 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. Apr 23, 2011
    9
    The challenge of designing a football game is to achieve the balance between the theatre of realism and arcade controls. PES 2009 achievesThe challenge of designing a football game is to achieve the balance between the theatre of realism and arcade controls. PES 2009 achieves this, even though it is far from perfection. http://teachergamer.blogspot.com/2011/04/pes-2009-review.html Full Review »
  2. SeanD.
    Oct 23, 2008
    8
    Good PES, but doesn't take a giant leap forward from last years series, unlike what FIFA 09' has done compared to FIFA 08 Good but Good PES, but doesn't take a giant leap forward from last years series, unlike what FIFA 09' has done compared to FIFA 08 Good but more than likely I'll use FIFA as my main football simulator, and its been a while since I've done that. Full Review »