The Twohundredpercent FIFA 11 Review

Football games on consoles. FIFA vs Pro Evolution Soccer. There was a time when it was all so much easier than it is now. EA Sports had spent all of the money for FIFA on the licences and seemed to have very little left over for the game itself. Konami, on the other hand, knew that with Pro Evolution Soccer, if you wanted something that felt like the real thing, you would put up with Merseyside Blue playing against Connaught. With the seventh generation – the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 – of consoles, however, the balance tipped dramatically in the other direction. Pro Evolution Soccer stood still, while FIFA 2008, FIFA 2009 and FIFA 10 made quantum leaps in terms of the actual game-playing experience itself. FIFA 11 was released today, but this will not be a gamers’ review of the game. This is not a gaming site. This review is looking at FIFA 11 from a footballing point of view. In recent years, the one of the biggest selling points of the FIFA series of games is that they have started to feel as if they are written by people that actually understand football. You can play as the manager or a player from any of the ninety-two clubs of the Premier and Football Leagues, and this is present and correct in this year’s edition and, while...

Read More