Real Soccer 2010 offers the most game types in the iTunes App Store, tons of flexibility in formations and substitutions, and plenty more, but doesn't stand out on the iPhone because of less-than-stellar gameplay and graphics. Though the fields and stadiums look pretty good graphically, the player animations are fairly simple and the overall look is not as realistic as other titles in this genre. The controls include an onscreen joypad and two buttons for passing and shooting. You also get a special dribble move by double-tapping on the screen, but it's always the same move and rarely very effective.
Real Soccer offers several ways to play the game with modes that include Season Club Master (in which you lead a team), Cup Tournaments, Penalty shootout mode, League play, and Enter the Legend (in which you play as a single player at all times). The action is pretty good across all game types, but the AI seems a little simplistic on both sides of the ball.
Overall, if you're looking for a good soccer game on the iPhone, this title offers all the options that are included in other titles in the iTunes App Store. The HD version even makes it ready for iPad, but it may not be worth the price. When pitted against the other top soccer titles in the iTunes App Store, we think Real Soccer 2010 is lacking in a few key areas that would make this good game a great game.
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From gameloft (iDP):
Real Soccer - the #1 soccer game on the App Store - is back for the most exciting season yet! The 2009 edition was acclaimed by the press and players. With its new graphics, controls, game modes and online features, the 2010 opus is raising the stakes even higher.*** Real Soccer 2010 looks to be not only a worthy sequel, but a game that will raise the bar for iPhone sports games across the industry. - macworld.com *** Real Soccer continues to get the gold medal for soccer games on iPhone. - jmobil.fr*** When I say its absolutely awesome, I mean it really is! Look at the graphics! - sincelular.com*** What I like the best are the features dealing with the Internet: multiplayer, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, posting your videos on YouTube and updating the player database. - actualidadiphone.com EVEN MORE CONTENT- 8 leagues, 245 teams and real players names thanks to the FIFPro license- Voice commentary for a TV-like broadcast of the match- 14 stadiums entirely modeled in 3D to the slightest detail THE ONLY SOCCER GAME WITH AN ONLINE MULTIPLAYER MODE- Go head-to-head with friends online (Wi-Fi) or in local mode (Bluetooth + Wi-Fi). - Take part in official matches with Gameloft LIVE! to improve your ranking. NEW GAME MODES- Enter The Legend: Play as your favorite player on the field during the whole match and manage your career as a pro soccer star- Club Master: Take part in a whole season with your favorite team and strengthen it through trades- RS League: Online leaderboard to compare your performance with other Real Soccer players over the world EXCLUSIVE YOUTUBE VIDEO UPLOADUpload your best replays directly to YouTube, rate the videos of the community on www.realsoccer2010.com and try to be selected for the Top 10 of the month. SOCCER RSS FEEDSoccer RSS feed to get all the latest soccer scores directly from the games main menu. ONLINE UPDATE OF THE DATABASEDownload the most recent players database to always keep your game up to date with the latest transfer news. IMPROVED CONTROLS- New direction pad for a more precise soccer experience.- Easily select your player by touching him on the screen. Get ready for a total soccer experience!------------------------------------------Are you a soccer fan, or want to know everything about this game? Follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/real__soccer.Become a fan of Gameloft on Facebook: www.facebook.com/gameloft------------------------------------------Online experience may vary depending on the quality of your Wi-Fi network connection.Optimized graphics on the 3GS and on the 3rd generation iPod touch.Published and developed by Gameloft.