Based on 5 critics – Overal Score: 85 / 100
GameInfo: Football Manager 2012 is a football manager simulation video game. Football Manager 2012 allows you to take control of any club in over 50 nations across the world, including all of the biggest leagues across Europe.
You’re in the hot-seat, which means you decide who plays and who sits on the bench, you’re in total control of tactics, team-talks, substitutions and pitch-side instructions as you follow the match live with the acclaimed 3D match engine allowing YOU to make the difference!
|HookedGames: With a series of changes and improvements in Football Manager 2012, it’s clear they’re shooting for glory. However, has the ball nestled neatly in the back of the net, or has the shot been smothered by the goalkeeper? Read Full Review||90/100|
|Strategy Informer: “Let’s start with the facts. Football Manager 2012 is undoubtedly the best of the series. As ever, it’s addictive enough to mortgage your house, divorce your wife and leave your kids without feeling any remorse. At the same time it’s still the glorified spreadsheet that expects the player to create football narratives. It’s a blank canvas ready for you to paint the ups and downs of your club with mathematics and statistics. If in 2011 you weren’t a fan, you’ll have the same opinion a year on. Nothing has changed, yet everything has changed”. Read Full Review||90/100|
|The Digital Fix: Anyone with a passing interest in both gaming and football will have at least heard of, and likely played, Football Manager since its inception nineteen years ago… Read Full Review||90/100|
|Beefjack: Arsenal are sitting comfortably in second place and pushing for the title, having signed Carlos Tevez for a club record-breaking £43.5 million. On the international scene, Gary Hooper is England’s newest superstar having scored 10 goals in six games as England look the best they have in years. This can only be FOOTBALL MANAGER 2012 – find out why it’s awesome in our huge review! Read Full Review||88/100|
|IncGamers: Here’s the problem reviewers of Football Manager 2012 face; it’s an unusual case of a title which has a large, devoted fanbase who don’t necessarily consider themselves gamers… Read Full Review||70/100|
Developer: Sports Interactive
Release Date: Oct 2011