FIFA 14 trailer shows off PS4 & Xbox One gameplay

We conclude the week with yet another next-gen trailer. EA Sports has released a new video showing off the PS4 and Xbox One version of FIFA 14.

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We conclude the week with yet another next-gen trailer. EA Sports has released a new video showing off the PS4 and Xbox One version of FIFA 14, powered by their "Ignite" engine. Following NBA Live 14 and Madden NFL 25, which game do you think takes the crown within EA Sports' portfolio?

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    October 25, 2013 3:00 PM

    Andrew Yoon posted a new article, FIFA 14 trailer shows off PS4 & Xbox One gameplay.

    We conclude the week with yet another next-gen trailer. EA Sports has released a new video showing off the PS4 and Xbox One version of FIFA 14.

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      October 25, 2013 3:04 PM

      This is the least "next-gen" looking property I've seen thus far.

      Expected more from virus and the FIFA team.

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        October 25, 2013 3:07 PM

        virus is still working on perfecting NHL '94

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        October 25, 2013 3:08 PM

        A lot of cross generation titles will have this issue. Its way to expensive to fully support next gen and current gen.

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        October 25, 2013 4:40 PM

        next gen sports games need to be focused on animations, physics, collision detection, etc and not the same visual effects that play well with next gen FPS and such. The new step based locomotion is a good move in the right direction.

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          October 25, 2013 5:05 PM

          Sure, but a lot that stuff is barely noticeable, even when shown off up close and in slow motion in a trailer like this. The last FIFA I played was 12 and if you told me this was a promo for that game I would believe you. Suspect that when pulled back out to the standard FIFA gameplay view, a lot of the nuance will be lost even more. Hard to say if you'll be able to see or feel these sort of minor differences in the end.

          The lighting, textures, models, etc all look more or less the same. Oddly enough, that NBA 2K14 trailer did look like something advanced and was also a sports game, but that could be because of the gimmicky cloth physics. The detail on the players still seemed well above the past titles unlike FIFA here. But then FIFA doesn't need high detail up close as the standard view is zoomed way out.

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            October 25, 2013 5:42 PM

            It's interesting that you contrast it with NBA2k14 and the gimmicky effect of cloth physics. I agree the cloth physics seemed like a surprisingly large deal. It's the kind of detail that quickly fades away from consciousness because your brain just expects those things to move having watched real basketball for so long. But it actually has a huge impact on the perceived realism. Meanwhile something like accurate step based locomotion is a far more tangible form of realistic movement and yet it is perceived differently. It may also not be fully noticeable until you play, as executing movement mid step vs with the correct foot planted could have a meaningful effect on player skill and the overall feel of movement. It's always tough to compare across sports. FIFA has full on more than 2x as many actors to deal with from physics to AI to collisions. That's a lot of extra power required that feels hard to quantify. Then you go down to Fight Night with with only 2 guys and things get even more ridiculous looking. Madden suffers from this to an even greater degree with far more collision detection and AI to deal with. This is all to say I agree that I haven't exactly been blown away by these EA games yet, but they are making some important improvements they're just not going to immediately jump out in as flashy a way as a collapsing building in BF4 can.

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            October 25, 2013 6:10 PM

            It doesn't help that you are comparing a small, compressed video of a 1080p game to your fuzzy memory of a 720p game.

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              October 25, 2013 7:09 PM

              It's not a fair comparison and resolution isn't the end all be all, especially when you're displaying scripted trailers with camera angles you can't even get during replays.

              I own and played FIFA 12 on the PC so it was far above 720p and at a framerate that never dips. It's not exactly fuzzy memories, either. Still play it from time to time. But I guess what I meant when I said this could have been a trailer for that game and I'd believe it was that the trailers for all these games never compare to the gameplay, they show the smallest of tweaks and things you can't even recognize during the actual game being played at a normal speed, even as a die hard fan most of it is lost in the flow of everything going on. Except here the small things look like what it's always been or what it should have been and what my mind already filled in the gaps for (concerning animations and momentum and such) while the rest looks more or less the same. Does that make any sense?

              I'd like to try a demo to see if it feels significantly (or even minutely) different in any meaningful way, but as a next-gen sell, it's not working at all.

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        October 27, 2013 10:58 AM

        I agree.

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      October 25, 2013 3:28 PM

      I wonder how much MS had to pay to get their box to stand in front of the PS4 version?

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        October 25, 2013 4:38 PM

        I thought fifa was supposed to be a exclusive?

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          October 25, 2013 4:39 PM

          I believe it has some exclusive content and is a free pack in with a European Xbox One bundle but the game itself is multiplatform

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            October 25, 2013 8:39 PM

            It comes with Ultimate Team Legends Mode or something like that. I'm not a huge FIFA player but my soccer loving friend says that mode is a REALLY big deal.

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              October 25, 2013 8:41 PM

              yeah Ultimate Team is like the biggest new mode in all of EA's games and their way to make their core AAA's eventually F2P. It is pretty fun.

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              October 25, 2013 8:59 PM

              EA has gone on record that some people spend $5000 a MONTH on Ultimate Team buying packs.

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      October 25, 2013 5:45 PM

      I'm not seeing racist taunts or fans throwing bananas on the pitch. Not next gen.

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      October 25, 2013 6:25 PM

      I want a next gen NHL game. These posts about FIFA make me sad, but I'll probably buy it anyway.

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        October 26, 2013 1:50 AM

        Can't wait. The trailer looks awesome!

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      October 26, 2013 2:06 AM

      I hope they make it better, because it's a much worse game than 13 on current gen.

      Also, Messi tackling Gareth Bale at 1:19 seems like quite an unlikely thing to happen.

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