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F1 2009: Formula 1 (includes Steering Wheel Attachment)

Rating: 3+ (PEGI)

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  Good fun.

| | See all StoneyDebs's reviews (3)

Steering is touchy as hell but once you get that sorted you will enjoy it loads more. It looks and feels pretty close to how it looks on the telly........fast and in need of 100% concentration.

  Pole Sitter!

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With the 2010 season now underway, I thought it was time to re-immerse myself in the Wii's version of the 2009 season. This is the closest you will get to pulling on the racing overalls and helmet and strapping yourself into your favourite constructors car. The F1 type steering wheel attachment is a nice piece of realism and although it can take a while to master its handling and some of the circuits, literally days of fun can be had pitting your driving skills against Button, Hamilton, Vettel ect. I had a great sense of achievement passing Hamilton on the pit straight in Australia, only to get involved in a shunt and get landed with a stop/go penalty. Such things add to the realism of this title and with Playstation letting us down, Nintendo Wii's F1 2009 takes the top step on the podium. Crack open the champagne and grab your steering wheel, this game is in pole position!

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What a game! the graphics arnt amazing but hey its a wii, not an xbox or ps3. It took a while to get used to the steeing, but once you get your head round thats, its an amazing game. it will take over your life!

  Awesome game

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Brilliant game - extremely addictive. Admittedly the graphics aren't world beating but its a wii - not a PS3 so you don't expect HD. The steering is tricky to get used to at first - very sensitive but persevere and you'll get it - after that hours of enjoyment to be had!! Looking forward already to see what improvements get made in the 2010 version

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Brilliant Game! Didn't disappoint.
Just Couldn't use the steering wheel. Too hard, for me anyway.

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  one of my favourite wii games to date

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this game has got everything , great single player and multiplayer splitscreen . the graphics are very good for the wii . you can have arcadey or simulation you can make it as hard or as easy as you want . me my brother and nephew whos 7 have great fun on this .

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  Pretty good but not the best by far

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This new game is pretty good but it falls way short of the graphics, skills required and sound of the F1 games that Geoff Crammond used to make (especially their later ones). But, this Wii game is now way out in front of anything out there.

  At last! an adult racing game! great!

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I own both the Xbox and PS3 and the Mrs owns the Wii. I never buy games for the Wii as i always see it as a bit gimmicky. This game changed all that for me. Ive been waiting for a new F1 game for ages and i didnt want to wait till next year for the Xbox or PS3 versions.
Ive got to say i expected an arcadey F1 experience with this, with the grandstands full of those stupid Mii's you see in every other game on the Wii, but how wrong was I. This is simply superb, the graphics are actually decent for a Wii game (expect PS2 standards and you get the picture) and is by far the best game graphically ive seen on the Wii. The gameplay is just as good, it has quick race, weekend, championship and even career mode. It cannot be faulted. The menus are clear and precise and there are awards to unlock.
But the gameplay itself is simply outstanding. I wasnt expecting much if im honest and debated getting this but its simply addictive! The wheel works wonders, steering response is fast and braking and accelerating is taken care of with the buttons. It takes a bit of getting used to, but if you dont have the money to afford and next gen console and ultra-spec steering wheel like a Logitech, then this more than gives you a rewarding driving experience. I actually use the wheel that came with MarioKart and simply bought the F1 game on its own.
There are weather conditions that change mid race, damage, a very good radio pit crew and a real feeling of immersion when racing. Dont expect next-gen type graphics or detail, but dont make the mistake of thinking this is a kids game either, its not. It more than satisfies the adult racer and it keeps you wanting to go back for more. with Beginner, medium and expert difficulties its a real challenge. Throw in full qualifying, pitstop and hard and soft tyres and this becomes (in my opinion) the best racer on the Wii by far. If you have been humming'n'arrghing about getting this then i can only say 'take the plunge. Its well worth it and a fantastic racer. Codemasters have done an excellent job here!

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Brilliant game, with lightening speed. Handling is very good. Graphics are phenomenal for the wii. A must for racings fans

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