Years ago, if you were a real soccer fan, you'd scoff at anyone who picked the FIFA franchise over Pro Evolution Soccer. Pro Evo just had it, and year in, year out, it was the most authentic way to experience playing a game of soccer from the comfort of your couch. Then, this generation of consoles, things started to change. Slowly, FIFA began to gain ground, becoming a very respectable series itself. In FIFA 08 and 09, people could even begin making a case for liking FIFA more than Pro Evo – and be taken seriously.