NEED TO KNOW
WHAT IS IT? The latest entry in the football management simulator series
EXPECT TO PAY £40
DEVELOPER Sports Interactive
REVIEWED ON GTX 980 Ti, Intel i5-4690K, 32GB RAM
When Ardiles returned to manage Spurs, he played to their strengths, putting all five world-class strikers in from the start. It was breath-taking… and a disaster. I find that devil-may-care, joie-de-vivre irresistible, and that’s why I suck at football manager sims. I’m a fan, and the intricacies of the game are often too arcane. Just play better, I scream, occasionally out loud.
So, the Football Manager series scares me. There are menus and charts and significant obfuscation of its systems. It’s big and clever, for the statistician and connoisseur whose dish is data. Sports Interactive’s commitment to quality is a feast for those with the acumen to get to the bottom of the bowl.
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