Do you spend most of your time with your Playstation 2 instead of hanging out with your girlfriend? Are you one of those who fantasize being the next Phil Helmuth while watching poker tournaments on television? Well, if you worship both Playstation 2 and poker, then this might just be the best new you've ever heard: Poker on your Playstation 2.
You read it right. What seems to be everybody's favorite game nowadays is now on playstation! World Poker Tour has come up with this original video game that lets you create a poker player of your own. Anyone can create a customized type of player he or she wants for himself or herself.
You can modify its clothes, physical traits or even personality, all depending on what you like. On the course of your game, you can change their stuffs, with the money you win at poker games. This takes time, though, so if you are too excited to play right away, then, choose one of the World Poker Tour's players as your character.
There are many gaming options to choose from. One is to play Quickdraw. Quickdraw enables you to choose where you want to play, what levels of opponents you wan to fight with, what are the stakes or limits of the games, and of course what type of poker you want to play. There are so many poker games offered by this video game. Texas Hold'em, Omaha, Pineapple are just few of the many.
Another option which you can choose is the WPT Season. In WPT Season, you play poker against the experts. Here, you can choose to play your way to the championship, or choose to play right away at the final stage.
The last gaming option is online poker. You can do this if your Playstation two has an internet port, Here, you can play with real people who are also playing online.
Poker fans will want to play this video game, but it has some negative sides. The graphics are not that good, compared to the online poker rooms on the internet. It also takes time to load this poker video game. Another downside would be the little number of recorded commentaries.
Usually games like NBA Live have a lot of recorded comments to give the feeling that you're really in the tournament. Unfortunately, this video game by the WPT has only a few of those comments, that's why poker players might get bored along the way.