Excerpt: Sports games have long been dominated by the monster that is EA. At the turn of the century, EA sports games were a given to most gamers as the sports game of choice. However, we've since seen a shift in the paradigm away from total domination to a much more competitive field of play (pun intended).
Conclusion: Overall...it is a tough one...this is not a game that people just forgot about causing high TAs...it is a tough and grinding game to complete, especially the online segment. So far, all the onlines are still available.minus one The Real World achievement in FIFA 08 worth 27 points As the Lead...
Excerpt: Another year means another FIFA, and we have to struggle to once again come up with yet another fresh opening paragraph for this review, and one that avoids mentioning the age old debate of Pro Evo vs. FIFA (well apart from this once) and overused football clichés such as “EA scores a goal”.
Excerpt: While my first love of any videogame sport is hockey, soccer titles are a close second. I fondly remember the brilliant 3DO version of FIFA, where fellow reviewer Kirby Y and I went gaga over the cool bouncing ball intro.
Conclusion: the constant urge to go end-to-end to try for a spectacular goal just because of the fact I’m only controlling one guy. That might be okay in a hockey game, but it sure doesn’t work for soccer.
Excerpt: There is much about football that doesn't make sense. How Chelsea can let go of Jose Mourinho, one of the greatest managers in the world, is one example. That England fans expect the national team to win every game despite having failed to win anything in over 50 years is another.
Excerpt: When you boot this baby up for the first time, you'll find yourself in control of Ronaldinho on a futuristic pitch. You can dribble around, get used to the controls, or take shots on a goalie. It's a nice touch.
Conclusion: En somme, un FIFA plus que convaincant, très “Simulation”. Un bonheur pour les yeux, pour les oreilles avec une bande-son hyper-réaliste, les commentaires avec un humour qu'il n'y avait pas dans les autres, un speaker comme dans les stades, et surtout, la possiblité de régler tout ça...