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FIFA 14: Why The Critics Have It All Wrong

by | 2nd, October 2013

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When you look at it objectively, there’s nothing earth-shattering about a video game company (EA) releasing their annual ‘upgrade’ of one of their most famous gaming franchises albeit one they didn’t care about at the start. As long as they can reasonably improve and refresh the game to make it interesting to spend your free time on, it comes down to brand loyalty.

And if you grew up playing FIFA on your PC or favourite gaming console, chances are you’ll be interested in purchasing the new FIFA 14 , which you can order here especially if you’re going for the next-gen consoles. If you don’t have time for gaming, you probably shouldn’t.

It’s not rocket science, is it? But the debate about FIFA 14 is remarkable in how loudly the most insignificant things are made into an issue. Player ratings (why doesn’t Messi have 5-star skills?), the change of pace of the game (a marked improvement that refreshes the gameplay), old FIFA complaints about realism (it gets better every year, and our expectations go higher every year too) and just general complaints about the AI (which is why you need to play with friends to properly enjoy the game).

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