Excerpt: It’s October 2009 and, as expected, Electronic Arts allows us to play a new version in their appreciated FIFA franchise – a big surprise for both PC (since other EA Sports games don’t have a “for Windows” version) and Xbox 360 owners (since the game, as we’ll see, seems to beat PES this year).
Excerpt: Comparing FIFA 09 to last years update, as well as Euro 2008, you’ll now see that there’s a little referee running on the pitch, and even the men with the flags are visible. You may be prepared for me to say that these cosmetic fingernail sized improvements are FIFA 09’s only noteworthy differences...
Conclusion: There’s still a bit of clean-up that could have been done before FIFA 09 went gold, but for the most part, it’s solid enough to where the small annoyances can be swept under the rug. One item that could stand some attention is the goaltender AI. It has been rewritten—mostly for the better.
Excerpt: It’s difficult to put into words just how excited I was for FIFA 09; the stream of ‘Advance Skills’ videos and the painfully teasing 4 minute PSN and XBLA demos had me frothing at the mouth in anticipation.
Conclusion: But ignoring any technical issues, the biggest problem with Ultimate Team is that it’s far too easy to manipulate and abuse. When it works, it’s great fun and, just like the stickers, will undoubtedly hook many people in – as long as they accept its shortfalls.
Excerpt: Another year, another FIFA game, and another chance to see whether EA has realised its intentions to create the ultimate football simulation. And, of course, it's another chance to revive the aging debate over who rules the virtual football roost.
Excerpt: h America takes form again in EA Sports’ FIFA Soccer 09. EA has done their best to add on to an already successful franchise and has, once again, taken futball to another level. This year’s installment features the most depth and the most realistic gameplay that we’ve seen.
Conclusion: Overveiw Gameplay = 8/10 Sound = 7/10 Graphics = 10/10 Lifespan = 7/10 I would give this game a Five star rating and would recomend this game to whatever football fan causal or hardcore gamer it doest matter, the only people I wouldnt recomend this to are people who try to 1000 gamerscore games as...