Parents' Guide to

Pro Evolution Soccer 2013

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Harder to play than FIFA, but still great pitch competition.

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Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 is quite good. While the various solo and multiplayer game modes are unchanged over previous games, the slower-paced game allows for greater player and ball handling. Also, the artificial intelligence (A.I.), player animation, and player individuality are also noticeably better over previous games. Along with slower play, gamers can press the R2 button on the controller to add some extra moves to deke out opponents, vary the speed of their dribbling, pass more accurately, and move more freely on the pitch. Aside from optional 3D support for the PlayStation 3 version of the game, the presentation isn't nearly as polished as EA Sports' FIFA soccer games (including lackluster play-by-play and color commentary). But at its core this soccer sim is a fun and challenging sports game.

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