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JohnDio
02-23-10, 08:25 PM
Well we know that Seabass keeps repeating himself every year, so here are his statements regarding PES2011. I don't expect it to be any better and i'm quite sure it will have the same problems with all the previous parts. Anyway ;)


Winning Eleven has seen yearly installments on the PS3 and Xbox 360. But it looks like we've just been getting a preview of things to come for the series.

In an interview in the recent issue of Famitsu, series producer (and originally programmer) Shingo "Seabass" Takatsuka cited the criticisms Winning Eleven has taken over the years, particularly in Europe, and promised for this year a Winning Eleven that's been powered up many levels.

The updates will come in both graphics and gameplay areas. Winning Eleven games until now, he said, have been just extensions of the Famicom era. Players were fine with this through the PlayStation 2 , but the development staff now need to change their concepts and ideas to something more appropriate for the new generation machines like Xbox 360 and PS3.

He wouldn't give share specifics about what kind of changes to expect, but he did say that the area of the game that most clearly shows the changes is the relationship between AI and player motions.

The changes will have an effect on how the game controls, said Takatsuka. Until now, they've had a "Famicom-like" belief that good controls means fast movement. But it isn't this simple. Particularly on the new hardware, this type of thinking will lead to players being too fast. Some players in Europe have actually complained that the game's tempo is too fast. On the other hand, some players do seem to like faster speeds. The staff will be taking balance into account during the tuning process.

Despite all the changes, Takatsuka said to expect the new Winning Eleven between November and December. The game is currently 30% complete.

Logical
02-24-10, 07:44 AM
As much as i love playing PES even i have to say what Konami say each year is getting a joke.
They have been upgradin AI, visuals and gameplay for years now and nothing (much) seems to change.

PES2010 had many problems such as silly off the ball challenges, bad offside rules and crappy penaltys. I do hope they fix it all for PES 2011 but i can't see it, ill probably still buy it regardless.

JohnDio
09-14-10, 05:24 PM
Demo is available right now ;)

http://dl.pes2011.konamionline.com/pes2011/package/PES2011_Demo.exe

Logical
09-14-10, 07:03 PM
Thanks for heads up m8, Didn't know this was out yet.

Logical
09-19-10, 11:03 AM
Tried it and have to say that PES2011 is the best version of PES yet. Graphically the players now look a lot more realistic and the animation is spot on. The gameplay has had massive improvements with the first notable difference being in the freedom of passing and the control of the player, the linking of special tricks is also a cool idea and the UI makes things even more simpler than before.

Can't wait for the full game...