New Star Manager

Five Aces Publishing Ltd., New Star Games Ltd.

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Available on:PCSep 27, 2018
Nintendo SwitchJan 31, 2019

Developer: New Star Games Ltd.

Publisher: Five Aces Publishing Ltd.

Welcome to New Star Manager: The immersive all-new game from Simon Read, creator of the BAFTA Award-winning New Star Soccer series. Take control of New Star FC – a beleaguered soccer club which needs your management skills and instincts to unlock the team’s potential and make it to the top of the game. This is soccer management like you’ve never experienced it - Be more than just a player, be the head, the heart, and backbone of New Star FC. Be the Manager. TOTAL CLUB CONTROL Take ownership of every aspect of New Star FC, from constructing vital club facilities and managing the players’ training regimes to choosing the perfect sponsor and hiring or firing the backroom staff! FULL SQUAD GAMEPLAY Use every member of your team to set up and score pivotal goals with on-pitch gameplay, using innovative mouse based controls. REAL SOCCER TACTICS Build your dream squad, choose your winning formation, make tactical substitutions, and even step into the locker room for some half-time motivation! OFF-PITCH DRAMA Handle volatile players and get their mind back in the game by monitoring their concerns, outbursts, and quirks. Keep the board off your back, navigate the hostile waters of the sporting press, and make sure the fans keep believing... while keeping a careful eye on the club’s finances! GLOBAL FOOTBALL Dive into realistic simulations of the world’s biggest leagues and cup competitions! THE NEW STAR SOCCER EVOLUTION Experience the newest instalment of the New Star series, whose pick-up-and-play sports titles have already been enjoyed by over 30 million players!

Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

The follow-up to New Star Soccer is better on Switch, but it's '15 more expensive.

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It's not at its absolute best on Switch, but New Star Manager still provides the deeply tactile Yang to Football Manager 2019 Touch's stat-heavy Ying. It plays a more intuitive and portable game of tactical footy than its illustrious rival, and it also packs a lot more depth than its basic presentation might suggest.

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New Star Manager ups the ante as you step up from footballer to football manager. The football remains great fun but the rest will work for some and not others. The PlayStation version looks, sounds and runs fine but the Switch's stick and touch screen combo would be preferred.

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For Switch owners, especially those looking for a quality management sim, New Star Manager is a must own. At just $19.99, It represents a carefree amusing experience absolutely perfect for your daily travel or free time at home. This is no doubt a very pleasant portable gaming experience that provides a level of depth that's more than heavy enough to hold its own.

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