|Brian Lara International Cricket 2005|
|Series||Brian Lara Cricket|
|Platform(s)||Windows, Xbox, PlayStation 2|
|Release date||July 2005|
|Mode(s)||Single player, Multi player|
|System requirements||Windows: 1 GHz, 256MB RAM, Windows 98 or higher|
|Input methods||Keyboard, Gamepad|
Brian Lara International Cricket 2005 (BLIC) (also known as Ricky Ponting Cricket in Australia and New Zealand) is a cricket video game from Codemasters, available on Xbox, PS2 and Windows PC platforms. A video game developer is a software developer (a business or an individual that creates Video games A developer may specialize in a certain video Swordfish Studios, a division of Sierra Entertainment, is a Birmingham, ( UK) based Software development company founded by Rage executive director Codemasters (earlier known as Code Masters and often nicknamed Codies in magazines is one of the longest running British Video game developers The Brian Lara Cricket series is a series of six Cricket video games that are endorsed by the West Indian cricketer Brian Lara and published by Codemasters In Computing, a platform describes some sort of Hardware architecture or Software framework (including Application frameworks, that allows Microsoft Windows is a series of Software Operating systems and Graphical user interfaces produced by Microsoft. The Xbox is a sixth-generation Video game console produced by Microsoft Corporation. 2005: January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October See also [[Game classification]] Video games are categorized into Genres based on their Gameplay interaction See also [[Game classification]] Video games are categorized into Genres based on their Gameplay interaction In video gaming, single-player refers to the variant of a particular game where input from only one player is expected throughout the course of the gaming session A multiplayer game is a Game which is played by several players. A video game content rating system is a system used for the classification of Video games into suitability-related groups Pan European Game Information ( PEGI) is a European Video game content rating system. The hertz (symbol Hz) is a measure of Frequency, informally defined as the number of events occurring per Second. Windows 98 ( codenamed Memphis) is a graphical Operating system released on 25 June 1998 by Microsoft and the successor to Windows 95 In Computing, a keyboard is an Input device partially modelled after the typewriter keyboard which uses an arrangement of buttons or keys A game controller is an Input device used to control a Video game. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. New Zealand is an Island country in the south-western Pacific Ocean comprising two main landmasses (the North Island and the South Island Cricket is a bat-and-ball team Sport that originated in England and is now played in more than 100 countries A video game is a Game that involves interaction with a User interface to generate visual feedback on a video device. Codemasters (earlier known as Code Masters and often nicknamed Codies in magazines is one of the longest running British Video game developers The Xbox is a sixth-generation Video game console produced by Microsoft Corporation. Microsoft Windows is a series of Software Operating systems and Graphical user interfaces produced by Microsoft. A personal computer ( PC) is any Computer whose original sales price size and capabilities make it useful for individuals and which is intended to be operated released on 21 July 2005, which was the first day of the 2005 Ashes series. Events 356 BC - Herostratus sets fire to the Temple of Artemis in Ephesus, one of the Seven Wonders of the World Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The 2005 Ashes series was that year's edition of the long-standing and storied Cricket rivalry between England and Australia. The game is followed by Brian Lara International Cricket 2007 (Ricky Ponting International Cricket 2007 in Australia and New Zealand). Brian Lara International Cricket 2007 (BLIC 07 is a cricket computer game from Codemasters available on PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable,
This game is the follow up to Brian Lara Cricket '99 (also known as Shane Warne Cricket '99 in Australia and New Zealand). Brian Lara Cricket'99 ( BLC99) (also known as Shane Warne Cricket in Australia and New Zealand) is a 1998 It contains the 2003 Cricket World Cup in Africa and the 2004 ICC Champions Trophy. The Cricket World Cup is the premier international championship of men's One Day International (ODI Cricket. The ICC Champions Trophy is a One Day International Cricket tournament second in importance only to the Cricket World Cup. These two competitions are licensed by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and contain official player names, faces, kits, badges and sponsors. The International Cricket Council (ICC is the international governing body of Cricket. All other modes are unofficial as the rights for these belong to EA Sports and therefore some players and kits are made up; for example Graham Thorpe becomes "G Thrip" and Shane Warne becomes "S Worde". Graham Paul Thorpe MBE (born 1 August 1969 in Farnham, Surrey) is an English Cricketer who played for Surrey Shane Keith Warne (born 13 September 1969 is a former Australian international Cricketer who is widely regarded as one of the The only correct names in these modes are Brian Lara himself, (shown as "B Lara"), and Australian Captain Ricky Ponting (similarly shown as R Ponting). Brian Charles Lara (born 2 May 1969 ( nicknamed, "The Prince of Port-of-Spain" "The Prince of Trinidad" or simply "The Prince" is a Ricky Thomas Ponting (born 19 December 1974 is a professional Australian Cricketer and current captain of the Australian cricket team in One Day International The game is also first to include licensed bats such as the Kookaburra Diablo and the GM Purist. The game takes the perspective of the normal cricket TV coverage, other views and displays in the game also try to emulate TV coverage of cricket, for example Hawk-Eye, an electronic system used to track cricket balls as they are bowled is featured in the game. Hawk-Eye is a computer system used in Cricket, Tennis and other sports to visually track the path of the Ball and display a record of its actual A cricket ball is a hard solid Ball used to play Cricket. Manufacture Cricket balls are made from a core of cork, which is layered
There are a few types of cricket that can be played in the game. Hawk-Eye is a computer system used in Cricket, Tennis and other sports to visually track the path of the Ball and display a record of its actual Test match, test series, one day match, world cup, ICC Champion's Trophy and practice mode. Along with the types of cricket there are several difficulty settings. Slog mode, village, county and test. With each difficulty bowling and batting decreases in ease. The game also offers the player to construct their own team from cricketers already in the game. There is also a "Classic XI" mode, which has famous cricketers of the past such as W.G. Grace, Imran Khan and Jim Laker. William Gilbert Grace ( 18 July 1848 – 23 October 1915) was an English Cricketer who by his extraordinary skills made Imran Khan Niazi ( عمران خان نیازی) (born November 25 1952) is a Pakistani Cricketer and politician James Charles Laker ( February 9 1922 &ndash April 23 1986) was a Cricketer who played for England in the 1950s most famous Also, you can create three made-up career players. Then build up their skills to make them extremely great players. For example, you could make a batsman hit 500 not out, and add it to his experience.
There are also a challenge mode in the game, where the player can take on cricketing challenges based on notable cricket matches from the past. The player can either recreate or rewrite history, depending on the team they choose to play as. These include such maches as The birth of The Ashes, the 1933 Bodyline test match, Garfield Sobers' six sixes, and the 2003 ICC Cricket World Cup final. The Ashes is a Test cricket series played between England and Australia. Year 1933 ( MCMXXXIII) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. For information about the British code name "Bodyline" for the WWII V-2 rocket, see Operation Crossbow. Sir Garfield St Auburn Sobers, AO (born 28 July 1936 in Bridgetown, Barbados) often known as Garry Sobers (though earlier in his life he preferred The 2003 Cricket World Cup ( Official name: ICC Cricket World Cup 2003) was played in South Africa from February 9 to March 24. There are 10 challenges in total.
Reaction from the public and critics was very good with ratings averaging around 7. 5 out of 10 . Most criticism is of the player designs not resembling the actual people, which is a licensing issue. There is also a problem with the wicket keeper who doesn't wear a helmet like in many other cricket games. . Some other shortcomings include no overthrows and running on overthrow, batsman cannot come down the track to hit or defend, the ball is always thrown to the wicketkeeper rather than at the stumps or to the bowler leaving balls driven to midoff easier to run on, and leaving the ball without playing a shot reduces the batsman's confidence. Batting and bowling averages of players do not evolve with play, unless the player has created a career player.