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PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer PS3


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PES 2013: innovations and improvements.

The new features and improvements in PES 2013 are based on the following three central components: PES FullControl, Player ID, and ProActive AI.

1. PES FullControl (PES FC)
The term PES FullControl describes several new and improved features that give you even more control about the players and the ball in PES 2013.

Total Freedom of Control:
Pro Evolution Soccer introduced the concept of freedom of movement, the new ‘PES FC’ in PES 2013 goes further with total freedom over ball control.
Dynamic First Touch:
PES 2013 introduces subtle ways to receive the ball, from traps, gently lifting it past an attacker to run on to or a variety of other moves. First touch is everything and players can trap the ball using the R2 button, killing the speed of a well-hit pass and bringing it instantly under control, or using the momentum of the pass to turn a defender.
Full Manual Shooting and Full Manual Passing:
PES 2013 offers fully manual passing and for the first time ever manual shooting, allowing users to determine the height and power of each. Long low passes can be sent skimming across the pitch, while shooting the user has total control over where the shot is placed. Skill and precision are needed to master these, but passes can be made into open areas, allowing lone strikers to thrive, while offering an unrivalled variety in ways to score.
The speed with which a player moves with the ball has been slowed in line with real matches, but using R2 allows players to add various styles to their close control. Players can vary the speed of their dribbling, and cushion the ball as they move freely within a 360-degree circle. The new system allows players to knock a ball past a player and collect it, nutmeg them, or hold up play by shielding the ball as team mates find space and make runs.
Full Manual One-Two:
Active one-two passes can be made, with the second player being moved in any direction), facilitating various tactical movements.
Response Defending:
Countering the attacking options the new dribbling system offers, is a beautifully-balanced defence system. Players can use R2 and X to slow an attack, with a double-tap of the X button prompting a perfectly-timed challenge. Full 360-degree control means that players can check runs and steal the ball from a parallel position, while the individuality element will see world renowned defenders using aerial dominance of physicality to win the ball.
Even the game’s ‘keepers benefit from more control, while their distribution is more precise thanks to the addition of a power gauge when they throw the ball, creating opportunities for new, quicker counter attacks.


PES 2013: The Player ID Experience

2. Player ID
Player ID focuses on the individual elements and movements that each player boasts:

Player Individuality:
The very best players in PES 2013 will be instantly recognisable via incredible likeness and signature attributes, skills and tricks that bring them to life. The way they run, turn, trap and move the ball, shape to shoot and even celebrate will be noticeably different during play.
Individuality to Goalkeepers:
The individuality of movement has also been extended to between the posts. Goal keeping has been totally invigorated via new animations and play styles.
New varieties of saves and reactions have been added to ensure the game’s ‘keepers are in line with the efforts of real shot stoppers. This level of realism also extends to the game’s top-rated goal keepers, with their moves to close attacks down, fling themselves to tip a shot past the post, and in-goal acrobatics benefiting from all new animations and AI.

3. ProActive AI
ProActive AI unites the control and realism, with players that will respond and find space as befits those at the top of their game:

Balance of Play:
The development team has worked closely with the PES fan base to eradicate any illogical elements to the way players move and run in PES 2013, with the ‘ProActive AI’ system enhancing the speed and balance resulting in a more realistic game experience.
Tactical Precision:
The balance of play has also been enhanced in the play between defences and the front line, with greater organisation as the teams track back or pelt forward, setting a harder to beat defensive line, teams adjusting faster to ball gain or loss, allowing for quicker counters.
Enhanced Goalkeepers:
Improvements to the goal keepers was voted the key advancement football fans wanted to see in PES 2013, and the team has worked hard with real keepers to ensure the AI decision process has been vastly improved. Keepers now espond with better reactions, clear their lines more effectively and push the ball savely out of play rather than into dangerous areas.

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  • Playstation 3
  • PEGI 3


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Reviewed on Fri Jul 19 08:28:19 BST 2013 by 

Still my favourite

I don't have the amount of time I used to anymore, but when I do, I still find PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer much better and more intuitive than FIFA.


Reviewed on Wed Jul 17 23:45:51 BST 2013 by 

pes 2013

PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer is a very good game. It can be played over and over again...


Reviewed on Fri Jun 28 14:01:15 BST 2013 by 

Love it

PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer was well packaged and the disc works perfectly fine.


Reviewed on Mon Jun 03 15:44:52 BST 2013 by 

This is it!

PES 2013 is very good. I have played many football games before, but this game is the best of all.


Reviewed on Fri May 31 04:09:01 BST 2013 by 

PES is always the best football game and PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer continues the trend.


Reviewed on Mon May 27 11:47:04 BST 2013 by 

Great game at a great price.


Reviewed on Wed May 15 08:20:14 BST 2013 by 

PES 2013

Great football game!...but best thing is the price.


Reviewed on Mon Feb 18 13:51:59 GMT 2013 by 

Great game at a great price.


Reviewed on Tue Feb 05 14:05:59 GMT 2013 by 

Top Banana

PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer is a good game.


Reviewed on Mon Feb 04 14:07:35 GMT 2013 by 

The best football game!

I really enjoy playing PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer with friends. We have a lot of fun. I played FIFA 13 too but Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 is by far a better game in all aspects! I totally recommend it to all football fans out there!


Reviewed on Wed Jan 30 15:06:44 GMT 2013 by 

nice game

More difficult game play than older versions, perfect graphics and excellent game.


Reviewed on Wed Jan 30 13:16:58 GMT 2013 by 

This time they did it right

After many years of awful PES releases, this time PES is really a good game. In terms of realism and animations FIFA is still way better (although the game speed there is insane!) but when it comes to amusement and spectacular actions PES 2013 really does it right.


Reviewed on Tue Jan 29 16:24:41 GMT 2013 by 

Pes 2013

It's very good game, but not so playable like Fifa 13


Reviewed on Mon Jan 28 19:16:56 GMT 2013 by 

PES 2013

PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer is an excellent game, the best soccer to date. A really good buy, my best ever probably.


Reviewed on Mon Jan 28 13:24:03 GMT 2013 by 

I am enjoying PES 2013. It is a great game but it has some flaws. Gameplay is great and I don't have any complaints with it. Sometimes the physics go crazy, but that's rare and nothing too big. I find the Become a legend mode a bit disappointing due to some lack of options, and some things were better in earlier games. One other thing that I think should have been implemented is the freedom to create your own cups and leagues freely so you and your friends can customise it as you like.


Reviewed on Wed Jan 23 19:35:50 GMT 2013 by 


Not sure if I'm happy with P.E.S 2013 or not. The game-play is good, but the menus are awful. Colours are cheap as well! I have to say that referees are as bad as they were before, with lots of spectacularly ridiculous decisions! Still, this game is fun, and I guess if you take enough time to learn a few tricks - it'll do!


Reviewed on Wed Jan 23 14:41:35 GMT 2013 by 

PES 2013

PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer is fantastic.


Reviewed on Mon Jan 21 15:21:13 GMT 2013 by 

Very good football simulation, slightly better than 2012 version. Still have room for improvement, and logo/name copyrights for all teams is a must (big disadvantage compared with fifa 12)


Reviewed on Tue Jan 15 10:05:25 GMT 2013 by 


PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer is a very good game to play.


Reviewed on Mon Jan 14 13:21:20 GMT 2013 by 

A wonderful game

A wonderful game. Keeping up the pressure on Fifa.


Reviewed on Sat Jan 12 17:08:14 GMT 2013 by 

Honorable tie

After being dethroned from the top of football games by FIFA this version of PES is a really improvement from the last 2-3 versions of the game. This years edition is better in GUI, AI, graphics and game physics. The game is still lacking with the commentary which doesn't always describes the game accurately. The graphics in this game has improved from last year's but still have place to improve next year. The game options are great as always but still have a place to improve in the Football life mode, as well as in the online gaming. The practice mode is very detailed and helpful to gain new skills and improve yourself as a player. To conclude i would say that this year's version of PES is the best one to hit the stores and after a few year of seeing the back of FIFA series this year's version is almost at the same level, so honorable tie it is!


Reviewed on Sat Jan 12 00:04:05 GMT 2013 by 

PES 2013 is a great game with lots of play options.


Reviewed on Fri Jan 11 18:05:12 GMT 2013 by 

Great Game

PES 2013 is a great game and zavvi have good prices.


Reviewed on Fri Jan 11 00:38:59 GMT 2013 by 

Best sports game of 2012/2013

PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer is back. FIFA had beaten PES last year and this year, Konami has put up an effort to create a better game and they've done it. It's absolutely stunning and has improved game play, followed by better graphics, better animations and moves/tricks. Everything about this game has been improved and there is no doubt about it. The only flaw about this game is the lack of licenses, but it's not a major issue anyway. The player's faces, the smoothness of the moves and the animations are just some of the improvements to the graphics. The players are now more realistic, they respond to controls much better and if you know how to do tricks, the defense is going to have a bad time. But, there is a new thing in defense called tactical defending, and defenders aren't helpless. Referees and goalkeepers have also been improved, to provide some balance to the game. The online component has also been improved. The matchmaking is faster, better and more reliable than ever, and there is no connection problems created by the game itself. When you sum up everything, PES 2013 is the best sports game in this season.


Reviewed on Thu Jan 10 23:55:46 GMT 2013 by 

It is an awesome game!! Worth a buy especially for soccer fans!!


Reviewed on Thu Jan 10 22:32:43 GMT 2013 by 

PES 2013

PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer is a really excellent game. It's a big step forward for Konami and PES.


Reviewed on Thu Jan 10 21:30:37 GMT 2013 by 


I am amazed by PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer. It's faster than the others and is more difficult. The more you play, the smarter your opponent gets. I'm really enjoying playing this. I totally recommend it. Thumbs up!


Reviewed on Thu Jan 10 17:45:47 GMT 2013 by 

PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer

PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer is the best game ever.


Reviewed on Thu Jan 10 15:04:00 GMT 2013 by 

Worst PES ever for PS3

I'm disappointed with PES 2013, it looks like table tennis game. This is unreal, over-speed and the worst PES ever (maybe 2012 was worse). I'm a PES fan, last FIFA I played was 98 and the best PES was PES 6 on PS3. After 14 years I will buy FIFA 13 as the demo looks really good.


Reviewed on Thu Jan 10 14:15:02 GMT 2013 by 

Back to the top

PES 2013 is back to the top! After some not so good games, PES 2013 is awesome! I've been playing it since I received the game. The new AI is very well accomplished and the game play feels more realistic than ever. I recommend every football fan to buy it!


Reviewed on Thu Jan 10 13:57:07 GMT 2013 by 

Must have it!

For all the football fans PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer is a game you must have in your collection. This is the best football video game ever. Play alone, with friends, online... just play it!


Reviewed on Thu Jan 10 13:27:25 GMT 2013 by 

PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer is nothing special. It doesn't have something really new. It isn't a deception because the price is low, but it is close.


Reviewed on Thu Jan 10 13:25:21 GMT 2013 by 

PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer is an excellent game!


Reviewed on Tue Jan 01 03:53:04 GMT 2013 by 


PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer is an excellent game. Move over Fifa.


Reviewed on Mon Dec 31 18:15:34 GMT 2012 by 

pes 2013

PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer is the best football ever made.


Reviewed on Wed Dec 26 17:48:48 GMT 2012 by 

Great game

It's a great game in many aspects, it plays well and has lots of teams. I still think FIFA is better, but this one is a great rival.


Reviewed on Wed Dec 26 13:29:03 GMT 2012 by 

Step Forward

This is clearly a step forward from Konami and the Pro Evolution Soccer saga. I'm a huge fan of the series, and the last one was a disappointment. This year they fixed the bugs and the stupid goals. Along with these fixes from the last year's edition they've also added a whole new level of freedom both with the players and the game style. All of this maintains the magic that always delights P.E.S fans. An excellent game, and a must-buy for all football fans.


Reviewed on Wed Dec 26 13:05:36 GMT 2012 by 



Reviewed on Mon Dec 24 13:18:15 GMT 2012 by 

Great game and great site

What a fantastic game!


Reviewed on Sun Dec 23 09:59:52 GMT 2012 by 

PES 2013

Better playability than previous PES games. Sometimes a bit slower.


Reviewed on Fri Dec 21 21:31:05 GMT 2012 by 

Pro evo

PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer was excellent value although delivery was a bit slow.


Reviewed on Fri Dec 21 18:42:49 GMT 2012 by 

PES 2013

PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer is a great product and an excellent price!


Reviewed on Wed Dec 19 13:51:56 GMT 2012 by 

Better than PES 2012

For me, this year Konami has improved the Pro Evolution Soccer series. At gameplay level, the bigger difference that I noticed is the new contention function in defense. It helps a lot when defending big players like Messi or Ronaldo. At graphics level I noticed that there some improvements in some stadiums details. In online, we have several modes like exhibition , competition and master league which give us several hours of entertainment with our friends and the PES community.


Reviewed on Fri Dec 14 14:31:39 GMT 2012 by 

PES 2013: Pro Evolution Soccer is definitely a game for the gamers who like realism in the game play. It is almost like what you see on the TV on the weekend. It's a definite must have for the real footballers.


Reviewed on Fri Dec 14 04:41:16 GMT 2012 by 

The best of the best

Pes 2013 is the most popular game in the world. It is my favourite and now has awesome graphics so we play with more enthusiasm. I spend many hours in front of the screen. Definitely, it was a good idea to have purchased.


Reviewed on Mon Dec 10 13:59:44 GMT 2012 by 

PES is back!

PES 2013 offers a great game of football. The game play is amazing, you can score goals in so many different ways. I think it's better than Fifa, but Fifa has better graphics. However, I grew up with PES and this year the game is back to the level it was a couple of years ago.


Reviewed on Sun Dec 09 16:06:44 GMT 2012 by 

A+++ Recommended game

PES 2013 is the best football game ever. It's better then FIFA for sure.


Reviewed on Sat Dec 08 17:46:12 GMT 2012 by 


PES 2013 is as good as I expected! This is a really good game for anyone who enjoys the beautiful game.


Reviewed on Sat Dec 08 10:08:36 GMT 2012 by 


PES is an evergreen!!! good work!


Reviewed on Fri Dec 07 16:42:01 GMT 2012 by 


Great value for your money. A great game. Prompt delivery.

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