FIFA18

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  1. ajsccfc

    ajsccfc Well-Known Member

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    If you're in the habit of getting it every year probably, it's refined enough over 17. If you want something that feels like a real difference though, I'd say no.
     
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    Yeah, I agree it doesn't look much better than Fifa 17?
     
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    The only real graphical upgrade that stands out early is the lighting and some of the animation, the rest is largely similar.
     
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    I think it looks more polished that 17, a few changes to the crowd etc that they surge forward when you score. They badly needed to update the commentary but its the same as the last few year, I am sick of Smith telling me that I am going to lose or my team have blades on each time it rains.

    Defending is clunky, sliding tackles seem to be a no go and standing tackles don't seem to full connect like last years. I lost for Forest Green at home after winning 5 on the bounce and just couldn't work out what went wrong, scripting at play again...
     
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    I remember on 17 it was pretty much guaranteed a slide tackle would be a sending off no matter how cleanly you got it. It seemed to get better which I thought must have been an update.

    For the first couple of months it was guaranteed a red card every game.
     
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    Covstu Well-Known Member

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    suppose its realistic in todays game!
     
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    Clearly getting complacent due to the fact they know the game will sell, although Call of Duty thought the same and that has lost a lot of its fanbase.
     
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    Covstu Well-Known Member

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    Agree it's easy money for little development. Ideally it should be every two years with regular squad updates but money for old rope like all sports games
     
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    I used to think that was the way to go with FM, but it's too in-depth for me now.
     
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    Covstu Well-Known Member

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    same I don't have the patience or time for the detailed version. Liked the simpler version.
     
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    The new ones have a more streamlined play option that's supposed to be more reminiscent of the old CM days, might be an option.
     
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    Covstu Well-Known Member

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    yes seen this last year but just don't have the time anymore! Might move to the mobile version!
     
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    Covstu Well-Known Member

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    FIFA is infuriating! you know within ten seconds of playing a game whether it will let you win! Just seems like this has ramped up on this years edition, still addictive however!
     
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    Yeah I was doing decent online, had played about 20, won 17, lost 2, drawn 1. Then I lost 5 out of the next 6 games out of the blue. Checked the record of the players I was playing against and they were all far worse than me. Scripting is a very big part of online play on FIFA. Until they get rid of it, FIFA will never be a genuinely competitive esports game like CoD, LoL, Dota etc
     
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    Na, you're just a c**t
     
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    If this is how you respond to people whenever someone wants to have a serious discussion about depression, is it really that surprising there is such a stigma attached to it?
     
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    Are you on the WUM again? You didn't want a serious discussion, you only went that way when people pointed out you were being a dick.
     
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  18. RB1992

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    Eh?

    This is a thread about FIFA, I make a valid contribution and Greggs joins in to call me a c**t - how am I the WUM here?
     
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    Seems a better game this year, where having a passing game works well.
    Last year I hated playing people with 2 95+ pace strikers up top and just lumped it forward..
     
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    not happy with the defending on this game though, conceded loads of pens with virtually no contact! All when I have been winning, strange that....
     

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