We also like the World Cup format

We also like the introduciton of over the back headers. Indeed one of the best things about 2014 Fifa World Cup Brazil is that overall gameplay is good. fifa coins xbox one It feels physical, niggly and difficult to do well. Like football, in fact.

We also like the World Cup format. There is sufficient depth in the tournament modes, with the full squads of all those national teams. Enter into a tournament and the opposition, injuries, suspensions and formations all feel like live considerations. Your progress takes on a momentum of its own just like that of your favourite team in a good World Cup.

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2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil game: what's not so good

Of course, the flip side of the 'nothing new' approach to gameplay is that existing FIFA player/owners may feel cheated. I'm not sure I would want to pony up for this game if I already owned the most recent FIFA release. Indeed, it's not so different from FIFA 13.

As to the tournament mode, we could live without the mandatory training, mid tournament. What a pain. I will never be able to teach Gary Cahill to pass accurately over a long distance: don't make me waste gaming time attemptoing to do so.

It actually took me a while to work out that I had to train the team. Menus and navigation are painfully poor in this game. Gameplay is the most important thing, of course, but would it have killed them to employ someone to finesse the menu UI?

Finally, it's a personal thing but I found the crowd shots and the commentary the wrong side of cheesy. I don't need to see and hear my avatar fans booing when I concede a goal. And it doesn't add to any sense of virtual reality. read more: FIFA Coins