Excerpt: FIFA 11. It's FIFA 10, but better. After playing this year's version of EA's blockbuster football sim, that's the best I could come up with for an opening. It's true, though. FIFA 10 was by far the best football game I'd ever played, and this latest iteration is that game with a smattering of new...
Conclusion: It's a feat itself considering all the bad games I have played. Not even the Team of the week thing in this game makes sense as I become nominated to the team of the week after a red card. Let's just end here shall we! 0/6 points for how good the game is and how much one enjoyed playing it.
Excerpt: Something has been sparked in the United States. Soccer used to be a game that we cared little about. It was not a part of our culture. Then, seeing our U.S. National team move through the World Cup, further then we could have expected, caused us to rally behind them.
Excerpt: Last year, FIFA 10 became the pinnacle of football simulation. The 360-degree dribbling was an inspired addition, while importing my face through Virtual Pro and pretending to be Nottingham Forest's star player was all sorts of awesome.
Excerpt: FIFA 10 was a fantastic simulation of “the perfect game” for EA Sports' soccer series when it launched last year. It took massive steps forward in both gameplay and features. In fact FIFA 10 is highly regarded as the pinnacle of videogame football (soccer for us N. Americans).
Conclusion: FIFA 11 is the best football game around. Football fanatics won’t put it down, sports lovers will appreciate the depth of gameplay offered, and even the average gamer will be able to enjoy a few solid months of multiplayer action.
Excerpt: Every year, the accusation levelled at EA is that their newest sports games are merely an update of what has gone before, with minor graphical changes and gameplay tweaks. And as this is the third FIFA game in just over a year – including the excellent World Cup game – is there really much different...