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  • Summary: Photo Game Face is a new feature of Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08 for Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 that lets you use photos of your face to create an ultra-realistic likeness of yourself in the game. Your photo-based face can be used with any custom golfer profile you make. Customize your Photo Game Face just like any standard character using the tools in "My Appearance". For the first time ever, find out who truly is the world’s greatest golfer. In Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08, all of your golf game is recorded: from the first tee box in Play Now mode, to your final putt in a FedExCup tournament. Post your most amazing--and unthinkable--performances on EA SPORTS GamerNet, a revolutionary interactive gaming hub that hosts user-created content online. Set the bar high by sharing your top moments, or take on challenges set by others. Whether you’re uploading an unbeatable round or the craziest shot you’ve ever sunk, take on the golfing world with GamerNet and Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08. A Shot of ConfidenceAll-new Shot Confidence tracks your performance on every hole, round, and golf course. Based on key factors, including club selection, hole, lie, and more, dig into past performances with the Confidence Meter to identify strengths and weaknesses before every shot. The Most Golf Courses EverExperience the all-new FedExCup championship format by playing a dream round of golf at Westchester Country Club, TPC Boston, Cog Hill, and East Lake. Take On PGA And LPGA Tour ProsChallenge the greatest PGA Tour pros, including Tiger Woods, John Daly, and Vijay Singh, plus LPGA Tour pros such as Annika Sorenstam, Natalie Gulbis, Christie Kerr, and Morgan Pressel. [Electronic Arts] Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 36 out of 45
  2. Negative: 0 out of 45
  1. 90
    GamerNet is a game within the game, but it ends up being so overwhelming in your mind when you play that you start looking for unique opportunities to come up with shots that maybe nobody else has ever thought of.
  2. 89
    Plays the best round of golf available at the moment and comes wrapped in an impressive Golf-RPG package that contains more game modes and options than you could shake a 5 iron at. It may not be a hole in one, but it's a bloody impressive birdie.
  3. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08 is the best Tiger Woods yet but really feels like an incremental upgrade over last year’s game.
  4. 80
    Tiger Woods 08 is a remarkable golf game.
  5. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08 would have been without doubt the best game in the series for years had it not been for the high number of bugs and uneven graphical presentation.
  6. 75
    But looming over everything is the fact that the most fundamental gameplay element of Tiger Woods 08 -- the swing -- is essentially flawed. And so in spite of the solid competence of most of the rest of the game, I'd recommend you rent the game before purchasing. Just to make sure you've got the patience for it.
  7. 60
    The new courses, modes and features can't make us forget one simple fact: EA screwed with the gameplay. It's not our fault we were getting really damn good at your game. Don't send it back into the Stone Age with inaccurate swing mechanics and busted-up putting as punishment.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 12
  2. Negative: 3 out of 12