FIFA 09 was a game that was put together well in just about every aspect. With a huge offering of different modes, beautiful graphics and a sublime atmosphere EA didn't only raise FIFA but soccer games in general to a higher level. Everyone will understand EAs choice to reuse last year's version straight as base for FIFA 10.
Most innovative feature this time is the introduction of a 360° dribble system. Instead of the usual eight directions you can now truly run in all directions. A badly played ball can now be recuperated by slightly adjusting your direction and also shooting at the goal enjoys this finesse. With the introduction of this new system a lot of work has been put in realistic physics and the players' physical condition is now crucial.