Game details

Game:
Ashes Cricket 2009
AKA
Genre:
Sports
Sub Genre:
Cricket
Release Date (US):
Europe only
Release Date (UK):
August 7th, 2009
Players:
1
Online Players:
N/A
Developers:
Transmission Games
Publisher:
Codemasters
Rating:
RP [Rating Pending]
PSU Rank:
0 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PS3:
0 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Also available on Xbox 360 and PC

About Ashes Cricket 2009

Providing gamers with the most authentic Ashes experience possible without having to don their whites, Ashes Cricket 2009 is fully licensed by the ECB (England and Wales Cricket Board), the MCC (Marylebone Cricket Club, the world's most famous cricket club and owner of the Ashes urn) and Cricket Australia, providing the game with all the official players, kit, stadia - including Lords and The Brit Oval - and equipment from this year's npower Ashes Series.

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PSU Review Score
8.0
Avg. user review score:
5.3

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Summary

Not the complete package, but still a very competent, challenging and enjoyable game of cricket.

We like

  • Batting. It's extremely satisfying when you hit a boundary
  • The wide range of bowling techniques on offer
  • The accessibility of the control scheme

We dislike

  • The opposition batsmen on normal on hard difficulty modes. They're just too good
  • The uninspiring, unexciting QTE-based fielding mechanic

See PSU's review on Metacritic & GameRankings

It was the Australian former cricketer, Richie Benaud, who once famously said that “Cricket is a batsman's game,” a quote that perfectly sums up our experience of Codemaster’s latest foray into the popular, quintessential English summer sport. Cricket is a sport that is known for its slow-pace, a game in which a clever mix of attacking and defensive play generally wins the day. That doesn't make for the most ...

Ashes Cricket 2009 News

  • Codemasters announces Ashes Cricket 2009 for PS3

    Codemasters announced today that it will publish Ashes Cricket 2009 for the Xbox 360, PC and PlayStation 3 this summer. Developed by Transmission Games, Ashes Cricket 2009 will continue to build on the heritage that Codemasters has enjoyed with its Brian Lara series with great batting, fielding ...

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