08:11 AM - August 20, 2005 by Steve_OS
NTSC-uk has posted their review of Winning Eleven 9, giving it an 8 out of 10.
"There's still only one football game to own, and it doesn't begin with an 'F'. Konami have taken WE8 and not just given it a little spruce; they've gone for the whole deluxe valet option. The gameplay is nigh on perfection, the pace is perfect, the shooting has been tweaked subtly and, with the addition of the R2 shooting, it really feels like a new game. This is the first time since WE6 that most die-hard fans will notice a real change and a real sense of newfound enjoyment in the game. Combine these uber-tight play mechanics with the sharpened graphics, the commentary brilliance of Kabira & Co, plus the improved editing facilities and you're looking at a champion."