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 Tiger Woods PGA Tour
Platform(s) Xbox 360, PS3, PSP, PS2, Wii, iPhone OS
Release date(s)
  • NA August 26, 2008 (2008-08-26)
  • AUS August 28, 2008 (2008-08-28)
  • EU August 29, 2008 (2008-08-29)
Genre(s) Sports game
Mode(s) Single player, Multiplayer, online multiplayer

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 is a golfing video game in the Tiger Woods PGA Tour series from Electronic Arts. It was released in North America on August 26, 2008[1] 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[2]
  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]

Reviews
Review scores
Publication Score
Electronic Gaming Monthly A
Game Informer 8.5/10 [3]

The Wii version was nominated for several Wii-specific awards by IGN in its 2008 video game awards, including Best Sports Game,[4] Best Local Multiplayer Game,[5] Best Online Multiplayer Game,[6] Best Use of the Wii-Mote,.[7] Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 [8] scored 8.1 on IGN UK compared to 8.5 for the previous year's edition.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.gamespot.com/ps3/sports/tigerwoods2009/tech_info.html
  2. ^ http://wii.ign.com/articles/882/882148p3.html
  3. ^ Joe Rybicki (October 2008). "Links reawakening". Electronic Gaming Monthly (233): 84. ISSN 1058-918X. 
  4. ^ "IGN Wii: Best Sports Game 2008". IGN.com. 2008-12-18. Retrieved 2008-12-19. 
  5. ^ "IGN Wii: Best Local Multiplayer Game 2008". IGN.com. 2008-12-18. Retrieved 2008-12-19. 
  6. ^ "IGN Wii: Best Online Multiplayer Game 2008". IGN.com. 2008-12-18. Retrieved 2008-12-19. 
  7. ^ "IGN Wii: Best Use of the Wii-Mote 2008". IGN.com. 2008-12-18. Retrieved 2008-12-19. 
  8. ^ "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 IGN Review". IGN. ____. Retrieved same as submission date. 

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