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SummaryFIFA 2004 may be shallow compared to Pro Evolution Soccer 3, but FIFA 2004 Ngage is a different story.
The GoodFIFA 2004 on PC and home consoles is a bad soccer game on it's own right, and when compared to Pro Evolution 3/Winning Eleven 7, it's a disastrous representation of the game. The PC/Console version attempts to play like a cross bread of an arcade footy-sim to a full force simulation and misses way of the par on both fronts. However, the Ngage version of FIFA 2004 is surprisingly good. Actually, go far as to call it great. Here there is no confused game mechanisms, there is only one style, and that's arcade. One good feature is the game retains FIFA's traditional "Pick-and-Play". The game has a very small learning curve, which can be mastered in less then half and hour. And as the user gains confidence and skill, they can adjust the difficulty for a more hard earned battle. However, the best feature in this game has to be Multiplayer,. and using the Ngage's Bluetooth capabilities, it couldn't be easier to setup a game between mates.
The BadThere was really little I didn't like about the game, and the only flaw was probably with the Ngage design rather than the game, for you see, sometimes, under and intense game, my finger would slide of the direction pad and hit either the "menu" or "radio" buttons directly under causing the game to temporarily stop. Other than that, no completes what so ever.