Excerpt: Soccer fans have appreciated the Fifa Soccer franchise for many years now. Electronic Arts (EA) has done a fantastic job with Fifa Soccer 10 on the Wii. This sports simulation game is approachable by rookies and veterans alike. The two control schemes are part of that intelligent design. Fifa Soccer 10 contains thirty leagues with 570 teams, and 12,500 players from around the globe.
Excerpt: ecreating the world's most popular sport on a console must be quite the daunting task. With a consumer base that spans millions from all corners of the globe, and with each individual holding a different desired experience in mind, is it even possible for EA Sports to truly please everyone?
Excerpt: FIFA on Wii has had an interesting development history. The 08 iteration was essentially a GameCube version with motion controls and some new mini games for a bit of fun. In last year’s version, EA took some cues from Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) and added in more gesture-based mechanics. This season, EA have merged the arcade and sim aspects into one game in an attempt to appeal to everyone; however, this has brought mixed results.
Excerpt: Soccer is, without a doubt, the most popular sport in the world. While it hasn't gained much traction in the US, the sport inspires a sense of devotion and fervor that borders on the religious in other parts of the globe. So it's no surprise that FIFA 10 is breaking sales records in other countries. But the game is so good that it just might change a few minds here in the States as well.