9th May 2009 - Codemasters are set to release information on May 11 about their upcoming cricket game, Ashes Cricket 2009. According to Gamespot's exclusive preview, the game will be official released in June 2009. The game is developed by Transmission Games using the old BLIC engine. The game will be releasing for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC.
Here are the complete details of this game and its features which were assembled by one of the leading site on cricket video games, CricketGaming.net.:
♦ Licensed Ashes Mode: Enjoy the complete licensed mode of Ashes Cricket bringing Ashes on your fingers.
♦ Licensed Australian and English international teams: Completely licensed English and Australian teams.
♦ Un-licensed International cricket teams.
♦ Realistic Player Models. Easily Identical: Now enjoy the realistic player models which all gamers were awaiting.
♦ 18 Realistic stadiums from 12 nations (England :Wales get Lords, The Oval, Edgbaston, Cardiff, and Headingley, Australia: Melbourne, Brisbane (The Gabba), and Sydney) and some stadiums from India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies, and Zimbabwe.
3D Realistic stadiums with real graphics.
♦ First time ever realistic environment and conditions change in between the match. Enjoy the realistic crowds. Enjoy the crowds with realistic movements and animations.
♦ Customizable different pitches to match with the conditions.
Now lets talk about game modes and features:
♦ International T20 Tournaments and Matches
♦ One-Day tournaments and Matches
♦ Create your own Tournaments on the basis of your choice.
♦ First time ever, Multiplayer Gaming.
♦ Training Mode where you'll be able to get training from legends like Ian Botham, Shane Warne. Get exclusive techniques and tips from them.
♦ Realistic Commentary from legends like Tony Grieg, Ian Bishop, Shane Warne, Ian Botham, and Jonathan Agnew. Feel like watching a real match on Television.
Below are some screenshots from the Gamespot preview.