Top 10 Football Soccer Video Games

A ranking of the ten best football games that were released in PC, PlayStation, Xbox, 3DS, iOS and Android

In celebration of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil and in partnership with the new video game review aggregator, we compiled critic and user reviews from around the web to bring you the 10 best football video games released in PC, consoles and mobile devices.

We compared more than thirty football games released in PC, PlayStation 3 & 4, Xbox 360 & One, 3DS, Android and iOS. After aggregating critic review scores and user ratings, here is the ranking of the top ten soccer video games.

Pro Evolution Soccer 2013

10. Pro Evolution Soccer 2013

PES 2013 launched a powerful player ID system that lets you play like your favorite soccer star. This system records the moves & habits of the league's top players and input them into their 3D counterparts; resulting in a game that reflects the true prowess football superstars in the pitch. The game is also known for including, for the first time, 20 teams from the Brazilian national league.

Availbale on: PC, X360 and PS3

Football Manager 2009

9. Football Manager 2009

The Football Manager series have continuously improved since it was first launched in 2004. What separates FM 2009 is its use of a more powerful 3D Match Engine, which allowed for better graphical presentation of team statistics the the series is known for. 

On top of this, the game has expanded to more than 350,000 players during the time of its announcement.

Available on: PC


8. FIFA 14

The latest installment of the very popular FIFA franchise shifts its focus to online plays with FIFA Ultimate Team (FUT). This mode allows players to create their own team and compete with other players in tournaments – both online & offline. This shifts came with a price as the previously-enjoyed guest play and custom tournament were removed. The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of FIFA 14 use the more powerful game engine Ignite that greatly imrpoved the graphics of the game.

Available on : PS4, XONE, PC, PS3, X360, ANDROID and iOS


7. FIFA 11

The game is a fan favorite for its introduction of the 'Two button' control system, which was first used in the 2010 FIFA World Cup game.

It revolutionized the franchise by offering Career Mode; merging the 'Be a Pro Mode' and 'Manager Mode', where you can choose to be a player, a manager or a playing manager for over 15 seasons.

Available on : PC  X360  PS3


6. FIFA 12

By far, the best FIFA game ever released. The game is praised for three major improvements:

(1) the Impact Engine, which improves collision in & out of play; (2) Tactical Defending, which gives full manual control while defending; and (3) Precision Dribbling, which allows dribbling while shielding away attackers.

Available on : PC  X360  PS3

Inazuma Eleven 3: Team Ogre Attacks!

5. Inazuma Eleven 3: Team Ogre Attacks!

This Nintendo 3DS exclusive is a roleplaying game. It revolves around the character Canon Evans, a talented footballer who traveled back in time to meet his great-grandfather Mark Evans. He did so to become a football world champion together with his great grandfather.

Available on : 3DS

Flick Kick Football Legends

4. Flick Kick Football Legends

This is the most popular soccer-themed game in Android and iOS. As the latest title of the Flick Kick series, it introduces cool new features resulting in a more detailed and precised gameplay experience. Among these are team building and management, plus multi-level league structure that keeps the game interesting for hours.

Available on : ANDROID  iOS

In Football Manager 2011

3. In Football Manager 2011

The aspect of realism was much more focused on and conveyed than in the previous installments. It features improvements on match analysis, adding such as throw-ins, corners and free-kicks. Newly-generated players are now made using a new system that takes into account national traits, making sure that every player is unique and that he stays or improve throughout the duration of the game.

Available on : PC

Football Manager Handheld 2014

2. Football Manager Handheld 2014

This is currently the best football simulation game for mobile devices. You can command, manage, and simulate games with more intuitive controls, menu and transfer systems. It also boasts more intelligent AI managers. On top of these, you can create your own football club from scratch, customizing your club's name, emblem, kit colors and members.

Available on : ANDROID

Football Manager 2010

1. Football Manager 2010

Football Manager tops the list with its slew of amazing feature improvements. The newly-revamped game engine game more animations to look rather than the traditional, slightly boring, charts & bar graphs, more stadiums, and even pitch degradation. This smoothen out the overall ambiance of the plays. It also launched the ability to shout just like in real-life games, wherein a single word could very well change the entire outcome. Finally, its improvements on the database editor with options to add new divisions to existing leagues or add an entirely new league. 

Available on : PC