Generally favorable reviews - based on 15 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 15
  2. Negative: 0 out of 15
  1. Hustle Kings is a pretty impressive game of pool. There are loads of options, more than I would have ever expected from a $10 game, and the mechanics are pretty much spot-on. The button sensitivity for fine-tuning shots could use some improvement, but otherwise the game is butter.
  2. It's totally worth picking up. If you enjoy pool at all, especially in video game form, than Hustle Kings is pretty much tailor made for you.
  3. While not perfect by any stretch of the imagination, it is one of the better video pool games I've played and certainly worth a look if billiards is your game. With its robust online options and excellent physics, Hustle Kings is excellent if occasionally frustrating fun.
  4. Hustle Kings is one of the most enjoyable and sizeable PSN games in a long time, and quite possibly the finest pool or billiards replication ever committed to a videogame.
  5. A very competent pool simulation. Too bad the virtual opponents are invisible. [Feb 2010]
  6. This game is definitely a simulation that motivates for a long time, so fans won’t something similar with the gameplay.
  7. 61
    Hustle Kings is a nice game, but nothing more than that. You can have a great time by playing this game, but of course it's much more fun to play pool for real.
  8. Better than the already-out Inferno Pool, and worth a look. [Feb 2010, p.111]
  9. 87
    Great fun. [Issue#190, p.91]
  10. With a wealth of options and modes and this is one of the best value titles on PSN. [Jan 2010, p.94]
  11. Hustle Kings isn't another shoddy download game. It brings a high quality pool sim experience through the PSN and gives you a lot to do included with the price of admission.
  12. Hustle Kings is an easy to pick up pool title accessible to the masses on PSN. Despite a few shortcomings, it'll keep fans entertained for some time to come. It is an excellent virtual pool game, nothing more, nothing less.
  13. It all feels a bit sterile, too, and the weird floating pool cue doesn’t do much to alter that. Solid, but hardly exciting. [Feb 2010, p.77]
  14. 76
    A nice pool game with good graphics, a cool soundtrack and a lot of gameplay options. You can play in the singleplayer and multiplayer, but the multiplayer is more interesting on a long term.
  15. 78
    Hustle Kings is a excellent pool game with sublime graphics, intuitive controls and an extensive multiplayer. The degree of finishing and the amount of options are recommendable for such a cheap PSN game. Boredom quickly sets in in the single player though, making this mostly a game for pool fanatics who want to challenge others online.
User Score

Generally favorable reviews- based on 24 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 9
  2. Negative: 1 out of 9
  1. Dec 4, 2013
    This game is by far the best pool simulation I've ever played. Some elements of arcade fun, yet there is nothing I cannot imagine being able to do with the cue ball in this game. Jump shots, trick shots. Realistic physics is the key phrase here. Realism. Sweet game modes such as Cutthroat, the favorite for two of us to play against the computer as a third player. I could go on but let's say its worth every penny! Full Review »
  2. Sep 9, 2012
    Its the best pool game I have ever played, Well I'm not a fan of pool games but its really fun to play with friends or if you are bored, I'm glad I got this game for free a few years ago. Full Review »
  3. Oct 30, 2010
    very addictive especially playing online for hustle money really recommend.its ok with the move controller but prefer the dual shock. awesome graphics