Generally favorable reviews - based on 8 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 8
  2. Negative: 0 out of 8
  1. PES 2010 brings hope to Konami’s series with its new iteration. Nice gameplay and fantastic visuals for the actually first Next-Gen Pro Evolution Soccer game.
  2. Visuals: improved. Tactics: Improved. Chorals: Improved. Collision Detection: Worsened. Team Mates AI: Debilitated. Main Commentary: Absolutely annoying. Result: Stay with last years PES. [Dec 2009]
  3. Still playable, but coasting on a years-old reputation that needs to be renewed sharpish if Pro Evo is to stay relevant. [Dec 2009, p.82]
  4. The king is back on top, on the modding-friendly PC at least. [Christmas 2009, p.93]
  5. Immaculate physics. [Christmas 2009, p.84]
  6. We enjoyed PES 2010's slower pacing, but FIFA 10 is slightly better. Especially FIFA's extensive licenses are missing from PES 2010.
  7. This year it is really a pity that Konami forgot to properly convert PES to the PC because Pro Evo could have won the virtual football battle against EA Sports - especially with graphics.
  8. Improvements are there, but lean toward the superficial side of this prolific franchise. [Issue#26, p.53]
User Score

Mixed or average reviews- based on 39 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 3 out of 4
  1. Nov 1, 2013
    After PES 6, this game from the PES series by KONAMI is the second in my favorite PES games list. I had a great time playing it with my friends. It had amazing shooting, real pace, it was great. Full Review »