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GF Rating
8.2

1742 ratings

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

EA + Sports = A Sure Thing

posted by castian (HOUSTON, TX) Dec 17, 2008

Member since Nov 2008

As an avid FIFA player I can tell you this game was no let down.

RENT/BUY

This game is definitley one to buy if your a soccer fan. Like any other EA Sports game, renting it will just result in major late fees (good thing for gamefly).

FIFA/PES

I hear alot of people comparing the two games. I will tell you now that there is no comparision. I downloaded the demo for PES 2009 and I will admit I almost threw up at how horrible it was.

08 vs. 09

FIFA 09 brings with it better controls, more gameplay options, and host of smaller additions.

my favorite little addition is the advantage cards. If you tackle a player poorly and the game continues on due to the ref giving advantage, the player will still be booked when play comes to a stop. Even if it is 10 minutes later.

another great addition is the frequent issuing of red cards. I remember once on FIFA 08 I practiacally broke a guys leg that was the last man. I got a measley yellow card and saved the game.
FIFA 09 is a different horse. Any slight contact on the last man and Its OFF YOU GO.

along with the small additions there are three major ones.

1. Game control. you now have the ability to swerve the ball even more then before. One on One chances with the goalie are now alot easier due to this nice addition.

2. Be a pro season. A wonderful addition that lets you play 4 complete seasons, including the World Cup (although thats not what they call it), as a single player. You can either build him from scratch or pick an exisiting player.

3. 10 vs 10 online be a pro mode is INSANE. playing with 19 other people is more fun then the brain can handle. Of course it has its many annoying sides about it also. 19 people talking at once makes suicide look all the better.

DISAPPOINTMENT

The biggest and only disappointment about this game, is the fact that there is no practice mode. Sure you can free roam one on one with a goalie, but you can't practice free kicks. At least not with any defence

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

ITS FIFA!!!!

posted by hOtSaUz3 (PHOENIX, AZ) Nov 12, 2008

Member since Oct 2008

Yep Fifa is back and ready or action... I say this fifa is a real good game. Its fun, looks great, and pretty addicting when u play with friends... Now the game is good and all but not awesome. Just a few minor tweaks to this seasons fifa. Like the new character reactions to ur shots and team decisions is cool. but I know more can go toward this game. All in all its a great game to play wit ur buddy's, online, and franchise. To me it just gets to repetitive, but a great game.

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

AMAZING

posted by Samet53 (NESCONSET, NY) Oct 25, 2008

Member since Nov 2006

This game is one of the best fifas every made. It rapes PES just amazing!!!

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