FIFA 13 Demo Impresions

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  1. The Richuation

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    What do you guys think?

    I am digging the attacking AI, first touch, and the face up control is pretty cool (RT + LT). The game seems fast, but very smooth. Looking forward to playing with lower ranked teams.
     
  2. Frenchie1916

    Frenchie1916 Just a clodhopper of footballer, running pell mell

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    Post some thoughts here, lads!

    How's the gameplay? Skill games? XBOX vs PS3? Game speed? Pass weight? Finesse shots? Fatigue? Refs/fouls? Keepers? Attacking AI? Defensive AI? Complete dribbling?

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    Can you let your respective users know about this thread?
     
  3. hedache

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    I don't have respective users. They're all free individuals capable of finding this thread. At least should be. See how I found it ;)

    Is the demo out or something?
     
  4. hedache

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    Isn't this supposed to be in the gaming forums anyways?
     
  5. Frenchie1916

    Frenchie1916 Just a clodhopper of footballer, running pell mell

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    Looks like it is. Never mind. You can find the proper forum here. *sigh*
     
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    Glad to know it is out today. Funny for me to be excited about a soccer game.
     
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  7. Frenchie1916

    Frenchie1916 Just a clodhopper of footballer, running pell mell

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    I even downloaded it onto my PC at work, just so I can see what it looks like before I can download it on my PS3 at home. Yeah, I may have a problem.
     
  8. hedache

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    I didn't even know it was out today. I've been kept busy and entertained with the NHL early release I suppose.
     
  9. Frenchie1916

    Frenchie1916 Just a clodhopper of footballer, running pell mell

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    Only playing the demo on the PC at work now ;) so I can't really get a feel for a lot, as I've never played on a PC before and I'm just learning the controls. I like the AI runs a lot - the curved runs and stutter steps are great.

    The Player Performance charts after the match are spectacular.
     
  10. The Richuation

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    hmm... PC only? Didnt see those
     
  11. Frenchie1916

    Frenchie1916 Just a clodhopper of footballer, running pell mell

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    God, I hope not!! After the match, next to the player Ratings tab is a tab with Player Performance that shows (an example from my game for Mario Goetze):

    ATTACKING

    SHOOTING - 50%
    Goals - 0

    On/Off Target - 1/2

    PASSES - 75%

    Assists - 1

    Completed: Short/Medium/Long - 5/3/1

    Failed: Short/Medium/Long - 0/2/1

    Key Passes - 0

    Crosses: Successful/Failed - 0/0


    MOVEMENT
    Key Dribbles - 0

    Fouled - 0

    Successful 1 on 1 dribbles - 0


    DEFENDING

    TACKLING - 0%

    Won/Lost - 0/0

    Fouls - 0

    Penalties Conceded - 0

    POSITIONING

    Interceptions/Blocks - 0/0

    Out of Position - 0

    BALL RETENTION

    Possession Won/Lost - 1/2

    Clearances - 0

    Headers Won/Lost - 0/1


    There's also a heat chart that shows where the player spent the most and least time on the pitch. If that's not in the console version I'm going to be really disappointed!!


    Here's a screen cap:

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  12. RedAL925

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    how do the player ratings look in general?
     
  13. Frenchie1916

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    Pretty fair so far as I can tell, but these may still not be the final ratings, and there are only a small handful of teams to go by. All of the YouTube guys kept emphasizing that there's no team in the game (except the World XI and Legendary XI) that have more than two 5* players on the team, so there could be more balance at the higher levels. I'm really curious to see how that shakes out at the middle and lower levels - were they grading on a curve, or did everybody get knocked down a notch? And I can't judge how the players are playing - I have no idea how to do so on the PC. I really just wanted to see how the game looked.

    As for appearance and stats tracked on the Player Ratings page (vs Player Performance page I cited above) they're the exact same as FIFA 12.
     
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  14. RedAL925

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    oh that's not what I meant...I meant the end-of-match player ratings
     
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    They're the same as in 12 - same look, same stats tracked. That's why I was so jazzed about the Player Performance chart...
     
  16. RedAL925

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    right...but are they all flat-lining like they were in 12? A bunch of 5.5 ratings and maybe a 7.0 if you scored 2 goals? Can you have a good rating without scoring a goal?
     
  17. RedAL925

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    Freakin PS3 always late to the party...I'm not going to be able to download it until tomorrow :(
     
  18. The Richuation

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    The player performance IS on the xbox. I must have missed it.
     
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    Frenchie1916 Just a clodhopper of footballer, running pell mell

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    They're the same as in 12 - same look, same stats tracked. That's why I was so jazzed about the Player Performance chart...
     
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    Well, Bufon gave up two goals to me (and lost 2-0) and still had a 9.9 rating and the MOTM, so I don't get how they come up with them. So there's still some 'splainin' EA needs to do.
     
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    At least now I won't have to feel bad about skipping the USMNT vs. Jamaica in favor of the demo, I suppose...
     
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    Looks like the #FIFA13DEMO is on the US PS Store NOW! Search for "FIFA 13" and get downloading.
     
  23. RedAL925

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    I've played about 5 games, quick impressions:

    - Remember when you kick off in FIFA 12 and the CPU seems to automatically press the ball? That seems to be gone completely...good news.
    - I haven't seen any giant headers that spring a 1-on-1 after a goal kick...good news.
    - There are more fouls being called, but I've still noticed some obvious calls slip past the referee...improving.
    - Player ratings are a bit better, still see the same thing as 12, but I have noticed some higher ratings (8, 9) even without a goal, which is good. Will have to wait and see how it affects CM growth
    - First Touch and Complete Dribbling (or whatever they called it this year) are really nice additions.
     
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  24. hammerhead1010

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    First time I've had the xbox on for more than netflix/hbo and I see the Fifa demo is up? Gonna be a good day :)
     
  25. hammerhead1010

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    The game looks and feels very polished. Like most have mentioned I would love to see how this translates ranking wise with some of the mid/lower tier teams. Can't wait to get a full game in also. Come on Sept 25th!

    Off topic but have you guys found any discounted deals or is everything 59.99 at this point? (I know Amazon has like 20 dollars off Fifa for xbox at some point last year). Just trying to do damage control on my wallet.
     

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