As every year at this time, Cyanide and Focus team up to present the new iteration of the famous sports management series Pro Cycling Manager 2014 Download. After a millet 2013 a bit poor in new, we hope that this is the episode of renewal..
It must be admitted, the PCM series is not known for its ability to renew itself. Every year, Cyanide just adds a little new feature, without even touching the general menu design. That said, the good sales of the console version of the game last year have no doubt offered additional resources to the studio that has been able to further refine his babies. And it shows ! Not only has the interface been completely redesigned and the graphics improved, but additional features have also been added to the shovel. Only a database once again surprising with for example a Roman Bardet well below a Pierre Rolland can sometimes shock. That said, we are far from the problems of last year with a contador who dominated outrageously.
The first big novelty highlighted by Cyanide is visual, including environments and scenery more beautiful and especially more realistic. For example, during the Tour de France, you can admire a more or less faithful reconstruction of London and Paris, which reinforces a little more immersion. We will not go so far as to say that it is a slap, since technically, PCM is not especially impressive, but the effect remains no less successful. That being said, it has a huge cost in terms of system resources and has a huge impact on loading times. Count several long minutes to load the events taking place in large cities with a bonus percentage of freeze quite important. It is not uncommon for the game to crash during these shipments, which is unfortunately one of the biggest black spots in the series for several years, and what remains a big problem in this 2014 edition. For the rest, the runner modeling has not really evolved, with many clones to deplore once again, while the public also lacks a bit of diversity and detail. All remains no less correct from a title that is primarily management oriented.
Speaking of race management, know that some additional options have appeared this year. So, after setting your race strategy by defining the desired attitudes for each runner (attack, jersey defense, intermediate sprints, etc.), you can leave free his little protected by activating the automatic management. They will then stick automatically to the race plan, without suffering the race when we are focused on the leader at the end of the race. This not only allows you to focus on the essentials, but also to heal the team ranking by avoiding that riders get dropped because their effort slider is not high enough, while they would easily afford to follow the rhythm.
Another novelty: we can plan 2 orders in advance for each rider, which avoids ironing without stop by each teammate. We therefore gain flexibility this year, which allows a more precise race management. However, we note once again some AI concerns, especially in terms of the behavior of the pack that can sometimes leave excellent runners then accelerate sharply when a stranger tries to extricate himself. However, there is nothing to be rebuked because overall, the races are the most credible ever seen in a PCM.
In terms of management of the season and the team itself, there are still a lot of novelties more or less well felt. For us to present them, a rather clear tutorial has been introduced, which is clearly not too much in such a complete title. In addition, the interface has been redesigned to be more intuitive. If the possibilities remain roughly the same as before, we must admit that the result is overall positive: we simply pass on a name with the mouse to know the statistics and the age of the rider in question, we follow the budget simply to Through graphics, we understand the objectives of the sponsor at a glance thanks to a new presentation sorting one by one the objectives (whether in terms of results, reputation or nationality of the riders, etc.), and the success stories, etc. Only the results interface does not make it easy to find the latest feats of arms of our little protégés, but as a general rule, we must admit that the result is as intuitive as it is pleasant to use.
In terms of functionality itself, Cyanide has again done a lot of work. In addition to the sponsor goal system mentioned above and that works rather well, despite sometimes wacky desires (AG2R who wants by default a top 3 on the Tour de France for example), we find a further management of relations with suppliers of equipment. We can sign with them contracts that allow us to receive in advance the frames and wheels of the following collection, and even participate in development through R & D contracts. We are then provided with parts clearly upstream and then we have to choose if we want to make minor or major changes to it or to completely overhaul the model. Using them in the race will accelerate the search, but may also limit the performance of the runners. This new data makes management a little bit more interesting and helps to make this 2014 PCM a very good pick. One can also add an improved transfer market with more comprehensive contracts in which it is necessary to define the desired role, a management of larger injuries with a high risk of aggravation. So, of course, the game modes, whether solo (Career, Stage, Track, Classic, etc.) or multi (Single Race or an Ultimate Team named Armada) are identical to last year, but there are already there enough to spend several tens of hours. In short, whether you are a fan or want to discover the series, go for it!
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Filename : Pro Cycling Manager 2014 – InstallShield Wizard
File Extension : exe
Platform : PC
Language : ENG, FR, PL, IT, DE, RU
Disk space required : 3 GB
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