World Series Poker 2008: Battle for the Bracelets - Xbox 360

Release Date:

December 14, 2007

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7.7

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In World Series of Poker 2008: Battle for the Bracelets, players take on some of poker's greatest players for cold hard cash. Gamers may enter a tutorial led by Phil Hellmuth, Chris Ferguson, and Mike Matusow to learn all the tips and tricks needed for a successful poker game. It is then up to the player to use these skills in the toughest test of all: The World Poker Championship. Here, gamers must call, raise, and bet against such names as Shannon Elizabeth, Jennifer Harman, Scotty Nguyen, Clonie Gowen, and T.J. Cloutier in an effort to win the $10,000 dollar grand prize. The journey will take players to casinos in Las Vegas including Caesar's Palace, Flamingo, and Bally's as well as Harrah's New Orleans and the Grand Tunica in Mississippi.

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World Series of Poker 2008: Battle for the Bracelets is a slicker game and offers the players a bigger sense of what a WSOP Tournament is like. There are also some added features which has greatly improved the franchise and resulted to probably one of the best developed and fun poker game available today.

The gamer gets to join the tour with a choice of three levels: amateur, semi professional and professional. The choice will determine how many events the gamer can play. After the choice the gamer can then start on their bankroll.

The objective of the game is to win money and tournaments as well as to gain experience points. If the gamer succeeds in performing well in the tournaments they get to join, then they can get to knock off the champion, which may be a bit difficult for the beginner players to do, but they can still try their best.

The look and feel of the game is so much like the online Live Poker games which are played with real money. So the player can actually get deep into the games and the numerous tournaments. Of course with a good head, the player can definitely bluff their way through most of the games and win a lot of money.

And just like the real online game, there is also the chance to play against online poker players. The online mode antes the level of excitement and soon it would be hard to determine if the whole experience is just a simple game or an actual one involving real money. Hence the recommendation of some poker bloggers.

There are many features offered in World Series of Poker 2008: Battle of the bracelets. There are the exciting and highly popular poker games like Texas Hold 'Em as well as Seven Card Stud and Omaha. Then there is the tutorial mode which a great way to learn how to play poker for real and virtually.

In the end, World Series Poker 2008: Battle for the Bracelets is a great game to have whether the goal is to simply have fun or to perfect the poker playing skill. No matter how one looks at it, this game has successfully crossed the barrier of simple games to a game which can improve a poker player's skill.

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