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Football Manager Handheld 2008

Released on 30 November 2007

Rating: 3+ (PEGI)

4.0 out of 5 (20 customer reviews) | Write a review

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Sports Interactive's best-selling series returns fully updated for the latest transfer window. Designed specifically for portable play, Football Manager Handheld 2008 gives you the opportunity to be a top manager wherever you are.

Customise Tactics - Design your own formations and tactics or select from pre-set formations.

Reserve Squads - Choose from a full squad of first team and reserves, doubling your maximum squad size.

    Huge Game World - Take control of 615 teams in 33 leagues from 10 countries using Sports Interactive's legendary database of players - fully updated with Summer 2007's transfers.

      New Skin - A brand new look and feel to enable easier navigation.

        Player Interaction - Criticise or praise your players in public or private in order to motivate them.

          Transfer System - Reflecting the real world of transfer negotiations. Add player bonuses to entice players, or include sell-on clauses to sweeten a deal.

            Disciplinary Appeals - Appeal against red cards to potentially have the decision reversed.

              Retirement Decisions - Try to convince your senior stars to reconsider their retirement and give you one more year.

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               Average rating (20 reviews)

               Best football management game on PSP

              | | See all hollywood9's reviews (1)

              The historical problem with PSP management sims have been that they've all felt quite poor interpretations of their more illustrious platform editions. So many elements of PC formats were removed to 'fit' the PSP and in doing so the game lost a lot of its feel. The transfer system and filters felt clumsy and player interaction was poor. Whilst there is undoubtably room to improve on this, for the first time ever what you say to players, decisions made with substitutions during the match etc etc actually feel like it makes a difference to the teams performance.

              A slight grumble would be on the transfer market which is unrealistic - players who hand in requests valued at £5m for example, will rarely move even on that transfer status for anywhere near their value despite being 'unhappy' at their club. Bids for players valued at 3-4m often need top be near 9-10m in order to secure their move.......

              Another gripe would be that player fatigue doesnt really seem to be a factor. As far as I can tell, a player on 80%+ fitness plays the same and as a 100% and there is no indiction of tiredness as other platforms would allow.

              Despite that - by far and away the best management sim available on the PSP. For any ex championship manager addicts (in the pre 2004 era when the CM series on PC was outstanding before their little spat with each other) you will feel a comforting nostalgic feel about this title

               basic feeling

              | | See all Brawler230's reviews (2)

              i've never played FM on PSP before and i have to say i was(indeed) disappointed just for the fact that you CAN NOT select the "pitch" screen like on the pc version overall its just another manager game

               alright

              | | See all Legendjnt's reviews (2)

              perfect game for the psp -runs smoothly and a bit disappointed with the amount of goals disallowed.

               Brilliant

              | | See all JoeWatfordsShop's reviews (11)

              Really realistic, It's not too easy and it's not too hard. It's a more realistic manager mode than on Fifa games. I'd definitely recommend it. Buy Antonio Valencia and put him on yuor first team, after a while he gets really good.

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              Rating3+ (PEGI)