Play Professional Soccer -- Your Way!
|Step onto the pitch and play professional football your way in FIFA 09. Powered by the third generation of the EA SPORTS football engine, FIFA 09 features more than 250 core gameplay additions and enhancements that deliver the most responsive, intelligent and realistic action ever for the series. Enjoy turning defenders with more controlled dribbling and ball control, snapping off precision shots with improved first-time shooting mechanics and firing beautifully timed passes with greater accuracy, placing the ball exactly where you want it. With new player momentum physics the speed and weight of the player determines everything from the distance of a slide tackle and the power of a header to the severity of player collisions and the height of a player's jump. Plus, players now behave according to their physical attributes with larger, stronger players dominating collisions, battles for control of the ball, and position in challenges for two player headers.|
FIFA Soccer 09 for the Xbox 360 Review
By: Mark Kalriess Blogcritics.org Reviews
Published on: 3/2/2009 12:52 PM
|The FIFA series is Electronic Arts' preeminent soccer series. They bring out World Cup games every four years, and also release the UEFA series annually, but FIFA remains the flagship title. For years FIFA has been in direct competition with the Pro Evolution Soccer Series. I must confess that I have been on the Pro Evo bandwagon since last generation and had not played a FIFA game since then. The argument for Pro Evolution fans has always been that FIFA was too arcadey, and that true footi fans play Pro Evolution. For its part FIFA has had the FIFA, Major League Soccer, and the major European league licenses while Pro Evo has had to use fictional teams....read the full review|