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Football Manager 2017 Review

Football Manager 2017 is a football management simulation video game for the PC developed by Sports Interactive and published by Sega. Gameplay: In terms of gameplay, it is really fun. You can create

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Football Manager 2017 Review

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by on October 22, 2017 at 4:39 pm

Football Manager 2017 is a football management simulation video game for the PC developed by Sports Interactive and published by Sega.

Gameplay: In terms of gameplay, it is really fun. You can create your own tactics, buy and sell players, and play some soccer games. The most important part of gameplay is the tactics because if you have good tactics, you will most likely win the game. If you don’t, you are going to struggle. The interface is really easy to learn and navigate. It also tells you important info about your job security, how much money the club has, what division and position the club is in, among other things. The most important things on the interface are Tactics, Scouting and Board. Scouting is really helpful if you want to make some new signings. Your scouts go to every place in the world to try to find some talent good for the squad. The board is where the job security is. Job security tells you how secure your job is and the pros and cons of your management. You can make requests for a bigger transfer budgets, stadiums, and youth facilities.

There are many features like Create-A-Club, Online Career and Challenges. In Create-A-Club, you create your own club, and try to lead it to glory. You can create the badge, kits, name and more. In Online Career, you create or join a server, and face up against a manager. You can compete for glory or you can just have a fun time playing the game. In Challenges, you try to complete challenges pre-determined by the game. My favorites are The Savior Cometh (in which you have to save a team from losing their division (relegation)), The Invincibles (where you have to go the rest of the season unbeaten) and You can’t win anything with kids (in which you have to try to win trophies with young players). 10/10

Graphics: The graphics are 3D models that aren’t bad but they aren’t great either. The pitch and other stadium features are spot on. 7/10

Replayabilty: The game can go on forever. The game doesn’t end unless you retire. This means that you can do challenges set by yourself, manage some of the best clubs for a long time or get an international team to the World Cup. You can go on for 500 years and still be managing Liverpool. 10/10

 

Music: There is none and the only sound there is in the game is the crowd, but that’s optional. ?/10

Conclusion: All in all, the game is amazing and I recommend that you try it if you like soccer. Even if you’re not good at first, you can watch tutorial videos, listen to the tips the game gives you, and have a really fun experience. With the gameplay, interface, and replayabilty values, I want to give this game a 10/10 but the 3D models aren’t that good and there’s no music, so it earns a 9 out of 10.

Score: 9.0

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Vivendi Universal Games Brings ‘Miami Vice’ To The PSP (Plus Screens)

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by on April 23, 2006 at 10:23 am

Miami Vice Screens

Vivendi Universal Games’ Sierra Entertainment has announced the development of Miami Vice The Game, a thrilling third person action shooter inspired by the Universal Pictures crime drama, Miami Vice, in theaters July 28, 2006. Set in present day Miami, players will go deep undercover as narcotic officers Sonny Crockett and Ricardo Tubbs in the rich, glamorous and decadent world of Miami Vice — a place where badges don’t count. Developed by UK-based Rebellion, Miami Vice The Game will be available exclusively for the PSP (PlayStation Portable) system in July 2006. The development of the game comes through an agreement with Universal Studios Consumer Products Group.

“By taking full advantage of the advanced technology on the PSP system, Miami Vice The Game will deliver action-packed missions and highly-detailed locations that capture the danger-filled lives of the film’s main characters and immerse players in the authentic world of Miami Vice,” said Cindy Cook, Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer for VU Games.

In Miami Vice The Game, players follow a storyline set just before the events of the film. Gamers must build up the nefarious reputation necessary to infiltrate the seedy underbelly of South Beach, and ultimately bring down the organization of an “untouchable” South American drug lord. Gamers can also choose to play as either Crockett or Tubbs, or team up via wireless to play each mission cooperatively.

Key game features include:

* THE MIAMI VICE EXPERIENCE – Play as undercover cops Crockett and Tubbs in the notorious world of Miami Vice — the mansions, the money, and the mayhem — set in present-day Miami

* DESIGNED EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE PSP System – Experience cutting edge motion capture, highly-detailed environments, and lighting effects inspired by the film created to maximize the technology of the PSP system

* COOPERATIVE PLAY – Play as partners with wireless action

* MORE THAN A STRAIGHT SHOOTER
– Drug Trading – Raise needed capital and build reputation by managing drug inventory
– Hacking – Unlock sensitive information (security codes, locations, etc.)
– Interactive Cutscene Encounters (ICE) – Continue to boost reputation through dramatic interactive cinematic encounters with powerful drug lords

* REPUTATION BUILDING DYNAMIC – Establish rep as a major player in the narcotics world through contraband trading, aggressively interacting with drug barons, and pursuing criminals with reckless abandon

* HIGH-POWERED ACTION MISSIONS – Armed with intelligence from informants and utilizing hacking skills, take on the enemy in varied locations with an impressive array of weapons

* BOAT GUNPLAY – Experience high-speed chases through Miami’s treacherous waterways while engaging in boat-to-boat shootouts

Miami Vice The Game will be available exclusively for the PSP system in July 2006 for a suggested retail price of $39.99, with an ESRB “M” for Mature rating.

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