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FIFA 08 (Wii)

by Electronic Arts
Nintendo Wii
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3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews)
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  • A new soccer experience
  • Footii party
  • Juggling
  • Boot it game
  • Table soccer
  • Join the soccer academy
  • EA Sports Family Play
  • Customisable formations
  • Enhanced AI
  • Online play
  • Interactive leagues
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Game Information

  • Platform:   Nintendo Wii
  • PEGI Rating: Unknown
  • Media: Video Game

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  • ASIN: B000RO78ZY
  • Product Dimensions: 18.6 x 13.4 x 1.6 cm ; 32 g
  • Release Date: 28 Sep 2007
  • Average Customer Review: 3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 15,323 in PC & Video Games (See Top 100 in PC & Video Games)

Product Description

Amazon.co.uk Review

The greatest battle of the new football season is not between any real world club but between the virtual giants of FIFA and Pro Evolution Soccer. Konami’s game has always been the favourite but last year FIFA closed the gap to such a degree that the title race has never been closer. This year’s FIFA uses a completely new game engine, for the first time built specifically for the next gen consoles. But improved graphics and animation are only the half of it, with just as much focus going on the artificial intelligence thanks to the new "35 point decision engine". What this basically means is that every player on the pitch is fully aware of those around him and constantly thinking about tactics and position when not under your control.

Other changes include better modelled physics for taking a shot on goal, which take into account everything from air pressure to the angle of your foot. You’re also able to create your own special moves to replicate every possible trick from real life. There are also new game modes including Be A Pro which challenges you to play the role of a single player through a whole season or career. On top of this there are revamped online leagues to play a virtual season in the Premier League, Bundesliga, French League or Mexican 1st Division against real opponents. With 620 licensed teams, 30 offline leagues and 15,000 players as well FIFA might just have made enough new signings this year to put it over the top.


Harrison Dent

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FIFA 08 challenges players to master the skills required to play like a professional football player. Fans around the world can experience the same highs and lows of real-world players and tackle the challenges they face on a daily basis.

Players are now aware of their surroundings, reacting authentically to threats and opportunities to make intelligent decisions. Now with the FIFA 08 shooting system you can enjoy even more control and precision in front of the goal to become a true marksman.

For the first time ever, fans playing FIFA 08 will face the pressure to improve their game that real-world players endure every day. A new play mode called Be A Pro locks you in the role of a single player and challenges you to master the same disciplines as a real professional player-from positioning and tackling to reading the field and passing.

FIFA 08 now gives every football fan the chance to perform pro skills with a true next-generation organic `building-block` system. You can combine tricks and skill moves together to recreate signature moves from the real-world superstars or define your own style of play. You can even capture video of your best moves and goals in-game and upload to the FIFA 08 website to show off your style and celebrate your glory with friends across the globe.

In addition, FIFA 08 is dramatically more real and exhilarating with the inclusion of 620 licensed teams, 30 official leagues, and more than 15,000 players.
 


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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Worth the wait and the money 30 Sep 2007
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
If you already own a Wii then there is no point in thinking about all the other console versions. You've made your choice and you pretty much know what you're getting & what the limitations are. Once you've done this, you realise that the Fifa 08 Wii game is what you have been waiting months for and it doesn't let you down. Sure, the controls are hard to master initially - but there are so many options available, and there is always the simple mode where you only worry about passing/shooting. But persevere with the advanced mode and you will soon revel in the control you have over the players. Sure, there is the party mode which is not really the spirit of Fifa, but who cares, if you don't like it then don't use it - after all its just a bit of fun and is certainly in the spirit of the Wii itself. Overall, highly addictive and well worth the money.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great game... 5 Oct 2007
Fun: 4.0 out of 5 stars   
...though the controls take a bit of getting use to, especially after a few cold ones.

Well worth buying.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very good football game 30 Sep 2007
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
Wow this game really works, Im surprised there are these negitive reviews, I thought this game plays very well, there are a couple of control options which both work well.

The Game works very well online and I had no problem find people as there are forums where you can get a game or wait for a verse game as well as interactive leagues.

The mini games are ok but the table football is the good one, that is quite fun and works.

Im very happy with this game go get it
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30 of 35 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent!!! 2 Oct 2007
By D. Gale
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
People keep complaining about the lack of manager mode, edit or create team or be a pro. So What! I know It would have been good but not all things are greener on the other side. The Xbox 360 Version has all that and the game play is very poor and the pace of the game is slow and boring.
The Wii version beats it by miles. I would rather play a game of football thats more entertaining and different to a game that is just the same each year with a few extra quirks.
Waving your wii remote around doing tricks and scoring from 30 yards seems more satisfying that just pressing a button.
Other people also mention that the camera angle is poor and you can't change it.
Maybe those people should check the settings before writing a review complaining about something they obviously dont know anything about.
The camera angle is the same as all other Fifa games with the choice of camera height and zoom.

You can't buy or sell players in this game but if your a toffee like me and would like to see Ronaldinho in an Everton shirt then all you need to do is go into the options and choose transfers. Transfers are very easy and are unlimited. Now Everton are the best team in the world and we didn't need Abramovich millions....

You can compete in all the major leagues and cups from around the world and earn points by completing certain goals. These points can go towards unlocking more grounds, shirts, boots and other accessories.

I hope this review has been helpful and you enjoy the game as much as I am.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Fun: 4.0 out of 5 stars   
The controls do take a great deal of getting used to as obviously it is completely different to playing on other consoles. Once you have the grip of the basics, it is a very enjoyable game. I have played about 30 games so far and I'm nowhere near to learning all the moves (tricks especially) - and there are alot of moves!

On-line gaming is probably best feature - there are some very good players out there! Just been thrashed by some French dude playing with Marsaille (I was Man U)!

Graphics are good enough though not the best feature. Worth the 30 I paid for it. Will be recommending my mate with a Wii buys it.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Fifa on wii is a gamble that pays off! 5 Oct 2007
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
On first glance it may look like Fifa 08 for wii is just a cut down version of the ps2 version, with no manager mode or be a pro mode replaced with a slightly rubbish 'footie party' mode, but you would be wrong as the wii version gets many things right.

The good points are that the controls work extremely well, for the most part, they are ultimately very involving and make the game more fun. The graphics are also superb, and a huge step up from fifa 07 on the GC. There are modes that help you to learn the controls, and tournaments etc. The gameplay is great as well, it's fast paced, fun arcade action, but the AI can be slightly frustrating at times.

Overall Fifa 08 is a great effort and i'm sure EA will be able to build on this game in next year's edition.

8.4/10
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Awesome 30 Sep 2007
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
This game is awesome, the controls are really fun and it's funny when you get 3 mates round.

And there is a Manager mode, you go to "Tournament" >> "Create Tournament" and then it has all the leagues like "Coca Cola Championship" and "Barclays Premiership"

I've knocked off a few points for the crappy online service.
You can only send "Quick messages" even to your friends, ie "Who wants to play" and "Good game"
Also, you cannot invite your friend to a game so it can be difficult to organise a match with your friend.
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The funnest FIFA yet! Simply Wii-Tastic 23 Jan 2008
By Picard TOP 500 REVIEWER VINE VOICE
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
This has to be one of my biggest surprises since owning a Wii (for about a year now). Originally after reading the negative reviews, I wasn't inclined to buy the game. But to be honest, i'm not a hardcore gamer - I literally play for a little bit in my spare time, so after looking in the Game store the other day, I decided to at least try it out. Probably the best decision i've made in a long while!

I've been playing FIFA for over 8 years now across many formats, but have found this edition to be the best yet. Why? Quite simply because it's been made to give the gamer(s) in question some fun and excitement. This has rarely been a route for EA, as we've seen in the past few years their attempts to copy the Pro Evo series by targeting the games for hardcore footie fans. This year however, they had the perfect opportunity to use the Wii!

From its opening menu, you already get a glimpse this game is 'not' to be taken too seriously. It's something that should be enjoyed - not to get frustrated and throw your pad around. To enforce this concept, a Wii-only feature for this game is 'Footii Party' - a nice section of the game were you have 3 different games; Table Football, Juggle It, and Boot It. All of these are fun games. Boot it requires you to beat the opposition player (a friend, for instance) in goal from the penalty spot by hitting targets. The more targets you get, the more points, etc etc. Juggle It, I hope, explains itself, while the Table Football is a nice idea, but is maybe just to restricting for the Wii remote. All in all, this section of the game that springs at you when you first play this is a fun, bright, and great way to have fun with friends and definitely family!

Then their is the online feature.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
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Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
1.0 out of 5 stars Wrong game sent!!
Wrong game was sent to us!! FIFA 08 cover but a tiger woods game inside cover! Son was very disappointed!
Published 15 months ago by RCOTTON
4.0 out of 5 stars Great fun!
FIFA 08 is a fun game, and football fans will definitely keep coming to play this game. Controls, however, are not easy to master. Read more
Published on 13 Jun 2011 by pinto.da.costa
5.0 out of 5 stars Great FIFA fare on Wii
I bought this as my first football game on the Wii, for a very low price, and have been very impressed with the package. Read more
Published on 23 Dec 2010 by A. Cook
4.0 out of 5 stars Fifa 08
I bought this game for a bit of fun, it offers very good graphic qualities and a good overall gaming experience. They have configured it well to suit the wii, giving it two uses. Read more
Published on 18 July 2009 by Housey
2.0 out of 5 stars not the best
I found that the controls were relatively easy to get used to, its just that the motion of the players does not seem very natural. Read more
Published on 30 Dec 2008 by P. Horan
5.0 out of 5 stars Love this game
I love this game. I'm not really a football fan but last weekend a friend had it and it was really good fun. I thought it was really funny -couldn't stop laughing. Read more
Published on 27 Aug 2008 by Ms. Ee Wilkins
4.0 out of 5 stars Great gameplay
I think that the gameplay is great but the things to do are quite boring. Unless you can play online then this game will get boring. Read more
Published on 24 Jun 2008 by B. Martin
4.0 out of 5 stars Essentially great but annoying flaws
Is it just me or does this game become annoyingly hard when you progress to semi-pro level? In amateur mode I can easily win about 8-0 over a 12 minute game yet if I progress to... Read more
Published on 7 April 2008 by C. Page
4.0 out of 5 stars Wii and FIFA - mindblowing
Ok, so we got the game last weekend, and my wife and I havent stopped playing it since. Let me try to be neutral and not get carried away with all the fun we have been having. Read more
Published on 2 April 2008 by KenFraPin
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