EA just released the demo of Euro 2008 on Xbox Live Marketplace, and here is an early video of it. As a PES addict, I am surprised how much EA has revolutionized their Fifa series. Players do realistic runs and there are a lot of things that is done better here than in Konami's games. I am in a hurry to right now so you will only see some of the goals from my first playthroughs, where the last one is from the Be a Pro mode.
The controls can feel really sluggish at first, as you really feel every step the controlled player takes. Turning around and changing direction can feel really slow sometimes, but this is something you will get used too - it's just the way the controls work in Fifa. Some would say that making mistakes as a goalkeeper, like on one of the goals (not the first, that was on me), is realistic - but sometimes they just stand on the line and do nothing, even though there's a high ball landing two meters in front of them.
If you were angry to see every shot hitting the 20th row in PES when you first played it, be ready for some irritating moments at first in this game - you really, really have to be light on the buttons, as some balls just fly straight up into the stands even though you press the button really fast. This while standing faced towards the goal without anyone near.
The Be A Pro mode lets you pick one player to control, while the AI controls the rest of your team. You can shout for a pass and you are, in one way or another, always involved in the play. It works good and has been pretty fun to play so far.
Nvidia are very cheeky limiting Vram the way they do, whereas AMD give you 8GB to play with. 6GB on a top end card like a 980Ti is just not enough these days it should have been 12GB like the Titan X. (34 minutes ago)
I'm a bit of a graphics whore but gaming is my vice and I go all out. :P b4 that I had 2 x GTX780 Ti's, again 3GB Vram, playing a game like SOM with med textures and so much GPU power made no sense. (39 minutes ago)
@GriftGFX: I had 2 x Palit SJ GTX980s and Vram became an issue with some games at 1440p so I returned them. Games are going to require more Vram and I wanted to be as future proof as possible. (44 minutes ago)
And with g-sync high refresh rate gaming is amazing even w/o perfect stability (which is hard even on dual TitanXs) (3 Hours ago)
@jmd749: Holding up great over here.. there are very, very few games that don't hold a clip above 60fps @ 1440p on a 980. (3 Hours ago)
@b0vril: It's hard to say. The community is far more in touch with DICE LA and vice versa. I hope Sweden is paying attention to BF4. (3 Hours ago)
@GriftGFX: any predictions for what BF5 will bring? (4 Hours ago)