THE GOOD: 14 different varieties of Poker. Features 7 professional poker players. Online play. Price.
THE BAD: Subpar character animations and voice acting. High difficulty level. You can't actually play as the pros.
SUMMARY: The sequel to the first World Championship Poker game, WCP 2 features not only a prominent celebrity endorsement in Howard "The Professor" Lederer, but several other improvements like more variety in gameplay, enhanced tell & bluff systems, and a unique career mode that lets you simulate the life of a globe-travelling poker pro.
The graphics are average at best. The characters show fairly nice detail and the pros look like they do in real life, but there are a lot of rough edges and the character animations are too stiff. The various locales & backgrounds are decent looking for what they offer as well. Sounds are subpar, blending repetitive voice acting & stale one-liners with extremely annoying background music. Most of the pros lend their voices to the game and the...