Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09

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Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09.jpg
North American cover of the PlayStation 3 version
Developer(s) EA Tiburon, Exient Entertainment (PS2/PSP)
Publisher(s) EA Sports
Series PGA Tour
Platform(s) Xbox 360, PS3, PSP, PS2, Wii
Release date(s)
  • NA August 26, 2008
  • AUS August 28, 2008
  • EU August 29, 2008
  • JP September 25, 2008 (PS3, X360)
  • KO January 23, 2009 (Wii)
  • JP March 19, 2009 (Wii)
Genre(s) Sports game
Mode(s) Single player, Multiplayer, online multiplayer

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 is a golfing video game in the PGA Tour series from Electronic Arts. It was released in North America on August 26, 2008 for the Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii, and PSP. The PS3 version takes advantage of the Sixaxis controller. While retaining many influences from the other games in the series, it also adds new game play and a few fictitious golfers such as Travis Knox. The Wii version is called Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 All-Play, as part of EA Sports' new brand for their Wii games from 2009.

Roster[edit]

Male Golfers

Female Golfers

Courses[edit]

New features[edit]

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 has a number of new features including:

  1. Performance Coach Hank Haney will offer tips, advice, and challenges to improve skills[1]
  2. Club Tuner to maximize the effectiveness of every single shot[citation needed]
  3. Dynamic Skill to adjust skill levels before you even begin your career and then dynamically throughout your career to adjust to how you are playing[citation needed]

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings (X360) 83.60%[2]
(PS3) 81.97%[3]
(Wii) 81.21%[4]
(PS2) 60%[5]
(PSP) 55%[6]
Metacritic (X360) 84/100[7]
(PS3) 82/100[8]
(Wii) 81/100[9]
(PS2) 55/100[10]
(PSP) 53/100[11]
Review scores
Publication Score
Destructoid 9/10[12]
Eurogamer (X360) 9/10[13]
(Wii) 8/10[14]
Game Informer 8.5/10[15]
Game Revolution B[16]
GameSpot 8/10[17][18]
GameTrailers 7.8/10[19]
GameZone (Wii) 8.5/10[20]
(PS3) 8/10[21]
(PSP) 5/10[22]
IGN (Wii) 8.3/10[23]
8.1/10[24]
(PS2) 6/10[25]
(PSP) 5.2/10[26]
Nintendo Power 8.5/10[27]
OXM 8.5/10[28]
PSM 3.5/5 stars[29]

The game was met with positive to very mixed reception upon release. GameRankings and Metacritic gave it a score of 83.60% and 84 out of 100 for the Xbox 360 version;[2][7] 81.97% and 82 out of 100 for the PlayStation 3 version;[3][8] 81.21% and 81 out of 100 for the Wii version;[4][9] 60% and 55 out of 100 for the PlayStation 2 version;[5][10] and 55% and 53 out of 100 for the PSP version.[6][11]

The Wii version was nominated for several Wii-specific awards by IGN in its 2008 video game awards, including Best Sports Game,[30] Best Local Multiplayer Game,[31] Best Online Multiplayer Game,[32] and Best Use of the Wii-Mote.[33]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matt Casamassina (June 16, 2008). "Pre-E3 2008: Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09". IGN. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 for Xbox 360". GameRankings. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 for PlayStation 3". GameRankings. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 All-Play for Wii". GameRankings. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  5. ^ a b "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 for PlayStation 2". GameRankings. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  6. ^ a b "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 for PSP". GameRankings. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  7. ^ a b "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 for Xbox 360 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  8. ^ a b "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 for PlayStation 3 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  9. ^ a b "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 All-Play for Wii Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  10. ^ a b "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 for PlayStation 2 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  11. ^ a b "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 for PSP Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  12. ^ Samit Sarkar (September 29, 2008). "Destructoid review: Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 (PS3)". Destructoid. Retrieved February 4, 2015. 
  13. ^ Dan Whitehead (September 1, 2008). "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 (X360)". Eurogamer. Retrieved February 4, 2015. 
  14. ^ Dan Whitehead (September 16, 2008). "Tiger Woods PGA Tour All-Play". Eurogamer. Retrieved February 4, 2015. 
  15. ^ Matthew Kato (October 2008). "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 (PS3, X360)". Game Informer (186). Archived from the original on September 2, 2008. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  16. ^ Nick Tan (September 12, 2008). "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 Review (PS3, X360)". Game Revolution. Retrieved February 4, 2015. 
  17. ^ Aaron Thomas (August 26, 2008). "Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 09 Review (PS3, X360)". GameSpot. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  18. ^ Brett Todd (October 24, 2008). "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 All-Play". GameSpot. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  19. ^ "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 Review (X360)". GameTrailers. September 19, 2008. Retrieved February 4, 2015. 
  20. ^ Stephen Woodward (September 25, 2008). "Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 09 All Play - WII - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on December 18, 2008. Retrieved February 4, 2015. 
  21. ^ Louis Bedigian (August 25, 2008). "Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 09 - PS3 - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on January 30, 2009. Retrieved February 4, 2015. 
  22. ^ Stephen Woodward (October 6, 2008). "Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 09 - PSP - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on December 24, 2008. Retrieved February 4, 2015. 
  23. ^ Matt Casamassina (August 27, 2008). "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 All-Play Review". IGN. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  24. ^ Nate Ahearn (August 28, 2008). "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 Review (PS3, X360)". IGN. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  25. ^ Nate Ahearn (October 16, 2008). "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 Review (PS2)". IGN. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  26. ^ Chris Roper (August 29, 2008). "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 Review (PSP)". IGN. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  27. ^ "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09". Nintendo Power 233: 88. October 2008. 
  28. ^ Paul Curthoys (October 2008). "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2009". Official Xbox Magazine: 81. Archived from the original on August 25, 2011. Retrieved February 4, 2015. 
  29. ^ "Review: Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 (PS3)". PlayStation: The Official Magazine: 82. November 2008. 
  30. ^ "Best Sports Game 2008". IGN. Archived from the original on December 22, 2008. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  31. ^ "Best Local Multiplayer Game 2008". IGN. Archived from the original on December 22, 2008. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  32. ^ "Best Online Multiplayer Game 2008". IGN. Archived from the original on December 22, 2008. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  33. ^ "Best Use of the Wii-Mote 2008". IGN. Archived from the original on December 22, 2008. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 

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