Excerpt: It’s actually laughable that Electronic Arts has no less than 3 footballgames lying on the shelves at this time. Besides this brand new one, UEFA Champion’s League 2004-2005 and old faithful FIFA 2005 are also available.
Excerpt: EA really are in an enviable position in the industry. They've got the licences, they've got the franchises, they've got the game engines and they've got a fair few talented people working in their offices.
Excerpt: It’s fair to say that Electronic Arts have a near-undisputed monopoly on licensed sporting games: such well-established names as the FIFA, NBA, NHL and Madden NFL are all part of their extensive portfolio.
Conclusion: I think what’s most disappointing about Fifa Street is the thought of what could have been. I think many videogame soccer fans have been waiting for a solid 5 on 5 soccer title since the indoor soccer mode in Fifa: RTWC 98.
Excerpt: FIFA Street is four-on-four soccer with three players in the field and one goalie. Most of the matches don't have a time limit and are played to 5 goals, but there are matches that have the traditional time limits of regular soccer.
Excerpt: Genre: Sports Publisher: EA Developer: EA Big Release Date: February 22, 2005 Buy 'FIFA STREET': Xbox | GameCube | PlayStation 2 Thanks to the huge success of EA's Street series of games, they decided that a new street game was called for, FIFA Street , which means street soccer for us Yanks.
Summary: FIFA Street has been eagerly anticipated for quite a while now and we couldn't wait to get our hands on it, however we were thinking that it was just going to be FIFA 2005 re boxed with a few extra tricks you can do, but to be honest, that statement couldn't be more further from the truth.
Conclusion: Like certain NBA titles, FIFA Streets is a good pick-me-up football game, the action is fast paced and the constant funky beats in the background rather than a cheering crowd and a predictable John Motson commentary certain help enrich the performance.
Pros: Easy to pick up, funky beats, MC is funnier than Motson
Cons: Not much too it, AI a bit touch and go at times