Can't tell if EA tried
Firstly, I would like to say that the game is good. But, so was FIFA 13. I play on the PS3 and quite frankly, the differences between 13 and 14 are quite marginal. This is (positive thinking) because I have not moved to the PS4/XBOXONE. This assessment is strictly for the PS3 version. The offline modes are fine, they are the same as always. The online is where I am having some trouble. In FIFA I use manual passing, so I choose where to pass. In offline, it works seamlessly, no problem. In online, well, it is [insert profane word here]... Additionally, in competitive play many tackles are just not worth it. Playing the role as the conservative defender, running along the side of the ball handler, is the best way to play. Going for a tackle achieves you a foul and the other team continues to have possession of the ball. I seriously hope FIFA 15 fixes some of the graphical glitches, they are rubbish. Players running/tripping/walking/falling onto each other, and glitching out, like their having a spaz attack. Oh well, FIFA 14 is still leagues ahead of Madden 25, and we can be happy about that, at least. Frankly, PRO EVOLUTION SOCCER 2014 was better. I wish PES had all the licenses that EA had. We see that with 2k Sports's as well. EA knows it can't compete, so it buys exclusive licensing rights, so that 2k cant make an NFL game. PES needs to push for more licenses if it ever wants to TRULY compete with FIFA.
Best game ever!!!
I love soccer, and this is the best FIFa EVER!!!! The graphics, the crowd. I just Love this game!!!!
Excellent and the best ever
I must say the FIFA14 soccer is one of the best ever created by EA sports.The graphic,sounds and the game play simple are the best and it will taking your breath away.I remember when I picked up this game on release day,same night I already spent 5 hours with it and I can not keep my hands of it.I am in love with this game and can not wait for the FIFA15.Well done EA sports and please keep it coming.
Hope it's awesome
Fifa 13 was incredible, just can't wait to see how they improved in fifa 14. I wasn't a fan of the game until Fifa 13, and I hope they improve on the reality & graphics of the game.
Absolutely the worst FIFA game EA has ever released. The passing is absolutely poor, the player switching is atrocious, the match making is frustrating, and the amount of overall ridiculousness that happens is incredible. If you're playing online, FIFA basically decides who will win before the kick off and that's that. You could outplay a player in every aspect, and still leave with a loss because the awful mechanics in this game. As a gamer who buys every FIFA title, this was an absolute disgrace of a game.
This game is much better than fifa 13, the gameplay is more realistic , the graphics are much better, the faces of the players look identical. this game is the best fifa so far.
Another great one
I've played futbal for 15 years now and FIFA for at least 6. This game feels so much more realistic then the previous titles. This one is by far my favorite for that single aspect. Everyone who dislikes this game has clearly never played in real life, that's just how I feel honestly. Recommend 100%
Best FIFA yet
I have read all the previous reviews and while some complaints have grounds, others are just unfounded. I'll explain what I think of this FIFA , and give my rebuttal to some of the complaints. FIFA 14 does a wonderful job inputting a new physics engine and making runs, shots, crosses, and through balls life like. Each player has their own set of skills and their individual stats effect each player now more than ever, making it more realistic. In addition, playing FIFA 14 requires some actual knowledge of how to play soccer, such as when and where to pass the ball in a high pressure situation. While some gamers may not like this, for a soccer player such as myself, it immersed me even further into the game. Some downsides to FIFA 14 are the new menu layout, and the loading time between screens when playing a My Player or Manager Squad. The new menu layout personally reminds me of Windows 8 (of which I am not a big fan). So if you are like me and do not like Windows 8 you may not like the layout of the FIFA 14 menu, but if you do like Windows 8, chances are you're going to love this new menu and have next to nothing to dislike about FIFA 14.
FIFA 14 worst one yet !
Dribbling is out of the question in FIFA 14, don't plan on cutting in this game your player will stop every time before he cuts, it's like an old FIFA 98 game where you best move is the Turbo button. The defender will ALWAYS catch you, I was Messi on a break away and Vidic caught me?! Defense will also always bully you off the ball when they jostle you. This game is no longer fun, the exciting goals will not happen as much, and you will lose to people you would have beat by 5 goals in the previous FIFA games... Disgusted, def trading it in ASAP.
Great Fifa 14
I`ve played fifa since 98 and this one is the best I`ve ever played , because this is SOCCER sometimes slow , sometimes unpredictable and unfair and this fifa have a lot of change you need to be a real player , and you need to understand how to move in that game like it was a real game , its sometimes imprecise because you need to be more precise in your passing and your skils , I love this Fifa .