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.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings (X360) 84%[1]
(PS3) 82%[2]
(Wii) 81%[3]
(PS2) 60%[4]
(PSP) 55%[5]
Metacritic (X360) 84/100[6]
(PS3) 82/100[7]
(Wii) 81/100[8]
(PS2) 55/100[9]
(PSP) 53/100[10]
Review scores
Publication Score
Destructoid 9/10[11]
Eurogamer (X360) 9/10[12]
(Wii) 8/10[13]
Famitsu (Wii) 30/40[14]
(PS3, X360) 26/40[15]
Game Informer 8.5/10[16]
Game Revolution B[17]
GameSpot 8/10[18][19]
GameTrailers 7.8/10[20]
GameZone (Wii) 8.5/10[21]
(PS3) 8/10[22]
(PSP) 5/10[23]
IGN (Wii) 8.3/10[24]
8.1/10[25]
(PS2) 6/10[26]
(PSP) 5.2/10[27]
Nintendo Power 8.5/10[28]
OXM 8.5/10[29]
PSM 3.5/5 stars[30]

The Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii versions received "favorable" reviews, while the PlayStation 2 and PSP versions received "mixed" reviews, according to video game review aggregator Metacritic.[6][7][8][9][10] In Japan, Famitsu gave the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions a score of one six, one seven, one six and one seven, for a total of 26 out of 40;[15] the same magazine later gave the Wii version a better score of one seven, one eight, one seven and one eight, for a total of 30 out of 40.[14]

The Wii version was nominated for several Wii-specific awards by IGN in its 2008 video game awards, including Best Sports Game,[31] Best Local Multiplayer Game,[32] Best Online Multiplayer Game,[33] and Best Use of the Wii-Mote.[34]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 for PlayStation 3". GameRankings. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 All-Play for Wii". GameRankings. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 for PlayStation 2". GameRankings. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 for PSP". GameRankings. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  6. ^ a b "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 for Xbox 360 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  7. ^ a b "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 for PlayStation 3 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  8. ^ a b "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 All-Play for Wii Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  9. ^ a b "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 for PlayStation 2 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  10. ^ a b "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 for PSP Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  11. ^ Samit Sarkar (September 29, 2008). "Destructoid review: Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 (PS3)". Destructoid. Retrieved February 4, 2015. 
  12. ^ Dan Whitehead (September 1, 2008). "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 (X360)". Eurogamer. Retrieved February 4, 2015. 
  13. ^ Dan Whitehead (September 16, 2008). "Tiger Woods PGA Tour All-Play". Eurogamer. Retrieved February 4, 2015. 
  14. ^ a b Brian (March 11, 2009). "Famitsu review scores". Nintendo Everything. Retrieved February 7, 2016. 
  15. ^ a b Brian (September 17, 2008). "Famitsu review scores". Nintendo Everything. Retrieved February 7, 2016. 
  16. ^ 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. 
  17. ^ Nick Tan (September 12, 2008). "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 Review (PS3, X360)". Game Revolution. Retrieved February 4, 2015. 
  18. ^ Aaron Thomas (August 26, 2008). "Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 09 Review (PS3, X360)". GameSpot. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  19. ^ Brett Todd (October 24, 2008). "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 All-Play". GameSpot. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  20. ^ "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 Review (X360)". GameTrailers. September 19, 2008. Retrieved February 4, 2015. 
  21. ^ 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. 
  22. ^ 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. 
  23. ^ 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. 
  24. ^ Matt Casamassina (August 27, 2008). "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 All-Play Review". IGN. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  25. ^ Nate Ahearn (August 28, 2008). "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 Review (PS3, X360)". IGN. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  26. ^ Nate Ahearn (October 16, 2008). "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 Review (PS2)". IGN. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  27. ^ Chris Roper (August 29, 2008). "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 Review (PSP)". IGN. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  28. ^ "Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09". Nintendo Power. 233: 88. October 2008. 
  29. ^ 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. 
  30. ^ "Review: Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 (PS3)". PlayStation: The Official Magazine: 82. November 2008. 
  31. ^ "Best Sports Game 2008". IGN. Archived from the original on December 22, 2008. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  32. ^ "Best Local Multiplayer Game 2008". IGN. Archived from the original on December 22, 2008. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  33. ^ "Best Online Multiplayer Game 2008". IGN. Archived from the original on December 22, 2008. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  34. ^ "Best Use of the Wii-Mote 2008". IGN. Archived from the original on December 22, 2008. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 

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