EA SPORTS Cricket 2005 returns to the pitch. In addition to the international teams and bonus squads, you can now play with domestic teams and compete in England, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. The all-new Twenty20 tournament will be fully licensed with season modes also on offer. Cricket will revolve around a TV style presentation including a full action replay mode, third umpire, animated ducks, TV style overlays, field position editor and much more. The field position editor will allow for auto or manual fielding. Over 35 dynamically lit stadiums will be modeled from all over the world, including Lords in England, Calcutta, Melbourne, Auckland, Cape Town, Barbados and Lahore...
Full licenses from the Cricket Australia, ECB, NZ Cricket, the South African Cricket team.
Over 35 accurately modeled stadiums, including various pitch types and conditions, detailed real time weather effects, and night modes for Day/Night matches.
All new detail in players’ faces and bodies, including varied player sizes all modeled using the EA SPORTS skeleton. Over 1000 new Motion Captured moves allowing amazing player animations across all areas of the product.
Enjoy updated commentary by the legendary Richie Benaud and Jim Maxwell.
An all new HUD will ensure that all controls are more intuitive than ever before.
Huge 3D stadium sound effects based on real crowd sounds from all over the world. Crowd effects change to reflect peaks and troughs in the game. Pitches reflect the real conditions around the world and will wear over the course of a test match.
TV style gameplay including TV overlays and a detailed replay feature allowing the player to view the action from an infinite number of camera angles.
A brand new create a player allows gamers to create and edit players as they would will other blockbuster sports games such as FIFA.
Flexible gameplay allows the player to be fully involved in the selection of batsmen, bowlers and the placing of fielders. Chose manual fielding, or simply let the intelligent AI position your fielders for you.
4 Player, (consoles), with 2 player co-operative play
* International cricket
o Cricket World Cup
o World Series cricket
o Knockout tournament
o Test series
o Foreign tour
* Domestic cricket
o Australian state cricket
+ Full season
+ Pura Cup
+ ING Cup
o English county cricket
+ Full season
+ Frizzell Championship
+ National League
+ C&G Trophy
+ Twenty20 Cup
* Training nets
* New Zealand
* South Africa
* Sri Lanka
* United States
* West Indies
Developer(s) HB Studios
Publisher(s) Electronic Arts
Engine Modified Madden 2005
Platform(s) Windows, Xbox, PlayStation 2
Release date July 2005
Mode(s) Single player, multiplayer
Rating(s) ESRB: Everyone (E)
System requirements Windows: 700 Mhz, 128MB RAM, Windows 98 or higher
Input methods Keyboard, Gamepad
Minimum Systems Requirement:
1.0 GHz Intel Pentium III or equivalent
256 MB of RAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible 3D accelerated 32 MB video card or equivalent
1200 MB free HDD space plus space for saved games and DirectX 9.0c installation
32X Speed CD-ROM/DVD-ROM
DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card
Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher
Required Operating Systems:
Windows(R) 2000 or Windows(R) XP
Note that Windows(R) 95, Windows(R) 98, Windows(R) ME and Windows NT(R) 4.0 are not supported.
DirectX 9.0c or higher
ATI Radeon 7500 Series, ATI Radeon 8500, ATI Radeon 9000/Pro series, ATI x600, ATI x800, Intel i865, Intel 915, NVIDIA GeForce 2 (GTS, MX, Ultra/Ti), NVIDIA GeForce 3 (MX, Ti), NVIDIA GeForce 4 (MX, Ti), and NVIDIA GeForce FX series.