I wish the presentation were more exciting, particularly the graphics, which could possibly put poker newbies to sleep before the first hand is over, but the game makes up for that shortcoming (somewhat) thanks to its deep selection of poker variants and tournaments.
Poker videogames need either brilliant Artificial Intelligence for offline single-player games or excellent online modes that factor in human fallibility for multiplayer competition. World Championship Poker lacks the former, and the latter isn’t up to the standard of online poker websites.
Thanks to solid gameplay, realistic AI, value pricing and especially the unique online features – Host Migration, persistent funds, EyeToy and USB headset support – World Championship Poker can proudly stand near the top of the bargain bin.
SummaryFrom Texas Hold'em to Seven-Card Stud and Omaha High-Low, poker is being played by an estimated 50 to 70 million people worldwide, and tournament action can be found on television almost every night of the week. With World Championship Poker, Crave puts players in the fast and freewheeling world of high-stakes poker on their own next gen...