Parents' Guide to

FIFA Soccer 11

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Extraordinary soccer simulation for players of all ages.

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What you will—and won't—find in this game.

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age 10+

Based on 1 parent review

age 10+

Perfect game, but not free

This is a perfect game for kids older than 12. It is not free so if you haven't got any money to buy it, please take a look this site and register for it.

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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FIFA Soccer 11 looks and feels great on the Xbox 360 version tested for the purposes of this review. A revised passing mechanic that focuses on the controlpad offers greater accuracy, plus the improved physics engine accounts for true 360-degree control of the player, even down to fighting for possession of the ball. Also new are added customization options including tools to create your own jerseys, customized chants (for which you can play your own music tracks), and celebration animations. All of these customized bits can then be shared with friends. Speaking of which, an online leaderboard shows your place among others in 32 areas such as faster goal, winning streaks, and so on. The game's presentation isn't as strong as other EA Sports games this year (including Madden NFL 11 and NHL 11), and computer-controlled opponents sometime do odd things, but it doesn't take away from the overall experience. So, slip on some virtual cleats for one of the finest FIFA games in recent memory.

Online interaction: Up to four players can engage in a game of FIFA Soccer 11 online, including co-op play for 2 to 4 players on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 consoles. The Nintendo Wii version offers 2-on-2 online play. Parents should be aware that multiplayer gaming through Xbox Live or PlayStation Network can expose children to uncensored live voice chat. Common Sense Media does not recommend moderation-free online communication for pre-teens. We suggest using the parental controls built into the game console to disable online communication features.

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