Your virtual football gaming experience will never be the same once you play Pro Evolution Soccer 2012. A single-player/multiplayer sports video game for the PC, Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 is the eleventh installment in the Pro Evolution Soccer game series. Rated 3 by PEGI, this game was developed and published by Konami. Lionel Messi, the cover star for the PES series since 2009, was replaced by Cristiano Ronaldo.
The UEFA Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, Copa Santander Libertadores and UEFA Europa League are fully licensed exhibits in this game. Tournaments have been integrated into Football Life, a new mode, which features sub-modes like Club Boss Mode, Become A Legend Mode and Master League Mode. Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 showcases 30 stadiums, one of which is fictional, which the player can pick from to play on.
The gameplay of Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 has been greatly refined from PES 2011. Areas like artificial intelligence, animation, speed and physics have been improved drastically. An enhanced Teammate Control system allows the user to control a secondary player during play, during a throw-in or at a set piece; this permits a more precise gameplay; there are assisted and manual versions of this feature for varying degrees of control and difficulty. Improved refereeing lets the advantage rule to be implemented fully. Furthermore, the gameplay has been given more fluidity; players have better response when handling the ball and goalkeepers give a more reliable performance. The enhanced A.I. (artificial intelligence) lets A.I. players take intelligent movement decisions and be more aware while defending.