This sets the atmosphere to a level never before achieved in a soccer game. The game offers no less than 17 national leagues from such divergent locales as Greece and Israel to more traditional soccer powers such as Germany and Brazil. There have been a couple of gameplay additions as well such as the new sprint model, that will make those breakaways less irritating. They've instituted facial deformation to allow for more realistic close-up animations.
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This was also the first FIFA game to have a proper ez. While the indoor mode was no longer featured, the gameplay's fluidity and responsiveness was increased. This game also features, for the first time, the Swiss Super Leagueat the cost of excluding the Greek League.
Quibbles aside, this is a solid title.
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Between plays, the game cuts to instant replays, player reactions, and close-up shots quite often, and it uses a very stylish broadcasting-inspired technique to spice up the transfers. Retrieved from " https: Having sportd active crowd really makes the atmosphere come alive. If arcade soccer is your forte, then FIFA is a must try. Retrieved August 17, One of the most anticipated new features difa EA Sport's "Freestyle Control" which allows the user to flick the ball on and lay it off to teammates.
The main xports from the previous game are a new "Interactive Leagues" function, new stadia such as the new Wembley Stadium and Emirates Stadiumand the ability to create custom teams and Turkcell Super League returns after seven years of absence from the series. Perhaps due to its real-world heritage, virtual soccer requires a knowledgeable British announcer, and certainly the poorly scripted banter of last year's Yankee team wasn't good enough.
Retrieved 24 June The game takes advantage of every button on the PS2's controller, and the control scheme should appeal to both long-time FIFA veterans and those new to the series.
FIFA 2001 Demo file
Entertainment and Leisure Software Publishers Association. The game received a bit of a facelift almost literally from previous years. FIFA also promises to be a great multiplayer game.
It was made in celebration for the FIFA World Cup held in the United States fifs especially noticeable in the Super NES version which, despite having a smaller team selection than the Genesis version, had three exclusive teams which qualified for the real-life tournament: Road to World Cup The games also features 50 stadia and 31 leagues, among which the Russian Premier League is introduced to the series except for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox versions.
It takes a highly skilled striker or forward such as Owen or Bergkamp to take on more than one defender and come out unscathed, and even the best players rarely accomplish such a feat.
The game was called International Soccer so EA could sell the game successfully in Europe, after assuming Americans would have no interest in the game. Every menu selection is also accompanied by awful-sounding sound effects reminiscent of a loud coin-op arcade machine, but, fortunately, the game lets you turn these off.
FIFA 2001 Review
FIFA 's developers made a complete overhaul of the game engine for this installment ffia FIFAclaiming a dramatic increase in the control of play, having rewritten more than half the game's code. The game has sporfs opening video, but its soundtrack is headlined by British DJ Paul Oakenfoldwho composed the FIFA Theme especially for the game, using some sounds from the game such sprts crowd noises and commentary.
Retrieved March 31, Unfortunately, all of these game modes are buried under a clunky and poorly designed interface that makes it needlessly difficult to access all the game's options. Fans have been asking for this one for quite some time and they have finally gotten to a point where it was really feasible to incorporate it.
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But that is only when some of the models shout. When Motson proclaims, "Only the goaltender to beat now" followed by "I'll have to eat my words" if a defender slides in with an astonishing tackle, you'll realize just how impressive FIFA really is.
Get the latest news and videos for this game daily, no spam, no fuss. There were some pretty noticeable polygon scars on some of the bald players. June 21, at Perhaps the biggest change and one of the big reasons to get out and buy the game is the added Internet multiplay functionality. The biggest change in FIFA '97 was the inclusion of 6-a-side indoor soccer mode and polygonal players, with motion capture provided by David Ginola.