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  • Summary: Get on the Pitch and Go: Including Head-to-Head play featuring Friendly and Home and Away modes, plus Challenges mode, Season, Mid-Season Scenario, and Custom Season modes, Tournaments, and Custom Tournaments. Mid-Season Scenario Mode: Throw yourself in the middle of the action as you play out the rest of the 04/05 season with current real-time team standings. Challenges Mode: Master key game scenarios in the newly designed Challenges mode. Wireless Head-to-Head Gameplay: Play one-on-one against a friend in any game mode. EA Pocket Trax: This new feature designed for PSP allows you to listen and watch music content via this built-in player. [Electronic Arts] Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 23
  2. Negative: 1 out of 23
  1. We're floored by the effort; if EA Sports can fix a few minor niggles and implement ongoing audiovisual upgrades, we expect big things from the series.
  2. Bottom line, the game is fun to play. It is one of the reasons I do split time playing FIFA and MLS.
  3. When all is said and done, then, FIFA Soccer for the PSP is not only a great portable sports game, but a great sports game in its own right.
  4. One puzzling omission is a full career mode. [July 2005, p.86]
  5. 71
    Aside from the actual soundtrack, on the pitch noises are quite fine. Commentating is good and keeps up rather well with the action.
  6. 70
    The pieces are here there's just not enough polish and attention to detail to make this a heavyweight PSP soccer game.
  7. The effective loss of the "First Touch" control due to it's placement on the D-pad is a major blow to this game, and the frustration is only exacerbated by the graphic hiccups and long load times.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 18
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 18
  3. Negative: 3 out of 18