FIFA Soccer 2004 PlayStation 2

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6.4

Mixed or average reviews- based on 74 Ratings

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  • Summary: A new Career Mode gives you the chance to take a team from the lower divisions, battle through ranks, sign new players, and turn them into champions. Take control of players away from the ball, and run them into space for attacking passes or gain valuable position during dead ball kicks. AA new Career Mode gives you the chance to take a team from the lower divisions, battle through ranks, sign new players, and turn them into champions. Take control of players away from the ball, and run them into space for attacking passes or gain valuable position during dead ball kicks. A fine-tuned game engine, and new animations dramatically enhance the smoothness in player movement. Deeper team AI, attributes, tactics, playing styles, control, and individual player personalities. Build your franchise and guide your club to the Championship by making calculated front-office decisions with Career Mode. When one season ends and another begins new challenges will present themselves. More than 300 new crowd chants at an ever growing list of officially licensed stadiums help put you in the best seat in the house. Plus, an all-new dynamic weather feature even affects gameplay, so choose your home wisely. More than 500 official licenses, including 16 leagues, 350 teams and 10,000 players. From Europe?s super leagues to the Americas Club Championship, FIFA Soccer 2004 has the most authentic selection of the world?s best. A Game With No Boundaries: Go online and take on opponents from anywhere in the country. An online lobby area where gamers can meet, greet, chat and play head-to-head provides the ultimate interactive experience. [EA Sports] Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 19 out of 20
  2. Negative: 0 out of 20
  1. Official U.S. Playstation Magazine
    100
    The sensation of FIFA "playing itself" is pretty much gone, and it's clear that the A.I. has been seriously overhauled... If you want to fully immerse yourself in soccer culture, FIFA is pretty incredible. [Dec 2003, p.156]
  2. Something old, something borrowed (liberally, "Pro Evo" fans will scream), and, quite a lot new is the verdict on FIFA 2004.
  3. 90
    A solid simulation of the sport that offers more teams and unique options not available in its main and only competitor on the PS2, "Winning Eleven." Some minor control issues remain and the depth is still not where it needs to be, but it delivers a highly worthwhile experience nonetheless.
  4. 85
    The core gameplay is changing ever so slowly from super arcade play to a more comprehensive, more realistic style of soccer, and the series is better for it. But it's not quite there yet.
  5. 83
    Other than the lackluster practice mode, everything in FIFA 2004 is spot-on.
  6. PSM Magazine
    80
    While it may still fall a bit short in terms of the gameplay engine when compared to Konami's offering, the options and game modes available in FIFA 2004 are more than enough to keep it neck and neck (or foot, as it were) with the competition. [Dec 2003, p.46]
  7. games(TM)
    60
    Even with its overly ambitious new 'Off The Ball' interface the FIFA series is still a long way from capturing the true essence of the beautiful game. [Dec 2003, p.127]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 18 out of 42
  2. Negative: 12 out of 42
  1. DannyM.
    Oct 30, 2003
    10
    It is the best soccer game out there and it will always be the number #1 game. FIFA is the best.
  2. JamesH.
    Nov 15, 2003
    10
    Fantastic tranning is ace. arsenal away kit is brill. put the city of manchester stadium on next time.
  3. Nickyl.
    Feb 20, 2004
    10
    If you dont like FIFA 2004 you dont know football. the gameplay is as close to real life as you can get.
  4. DazS.
    Oct 26, 2003
    7
    When I first switched the game on a was looking forward to being my Favorite socer team from the nationwide league, which is my hometown. I When I first switched the game on a was looking forward to being my Favorite socer team from the nationwide league, which is my hometown. I was disapointed that the team I support was wearing last years strip and the commentary for the players was incorrect. The squad was accurate but I feel that when you buy a game for your team you expect the latest strips commentary names to be accurate with squads. For me, EA have only delivered 1 of the 3 things it promised this years title would give the paying public. That is why it got a seven, the game would be a nine if the above was corrected. That is the negatives out of the way nw the positives. An improved transfer market which is great and a soccer title that plays like it is a soccer game. The emphasis is passing and moving to conjure a goal. Even the greatest players such as Ronaldo have trouble running the length of the field and socring as in other fifa titles in the past. Also was impressed on how on the difference between big sides like Chelsea and my local team. I was easily beating teams for my league 4-0 6-0 etc. I played chealsea in the cup and got a 4-0 defeat away from home, all goals coming from crespo in the first half. To sum up, the best fifa game yet and plays a good game of football. EA, work on what you promise like proper up-to-date strips, accurate player commentary names and even though these are small criticisms they add to the fifa experience. Expand
  5. Oct 3, 2015
    5
    Mi primer Fifa y mi primer juego de fútbol , en una época que el pro era muchísimo mejor . Pasable sin mas pero con mucho cariño lo recuerdoMi primer Fifa y mi primer juego de fútbol , en una época que el pro era muchísimo mejor . Pasable sin mas pero con mucho cariño lo recuerdo . Como ha cambiado las cosas desde entonces . Expand
  6. BenR.
    Feb 12, 2004
    2
    Good but to easy to score and rubbish crowd.
  7. IamReallyPissed
    Dec 1, 2003
    0
    One of the worst footy games ever made... even FIFA Soccer 94 beats this piece of ****! What's wrong in this world?

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#29 Most Discussed PS2 Game of 2003
#66 Most Shared PS2 Game of 2003