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Top 5 football video games ever made

Football games are shaping up the modern era of the sport. Take a look at some of the praiseworthy of these games.

Top 5 / Top 10 07 Oct 2017, 21:23 IST
Gamescom 2017
Football and Gaming have been in an inseparable tryst for decades

Football and Gaming together provides a delightful combination for fans and gamers. From AAA titles such as EA Sports' FIFA and Konami's Pro Evolution Soccer, footballing video games have redefined the way people look at the beautiful game.

Long gone are the days when football was restricted to weekend matches. In the modern era, the beautiful game has taken up a more dynamic role in our lives.

Attracting numerous new followers to the sport, the video games provide an elegant platform for people associated with the sport to express their talents and skills. Let's take a look at some of the finest football video games ever released (in no particular order):

Pro Evolution Soccer (Winning Eleven)

A Special Barcelona edition was announced by Konami for the 2018 edition of PES.
A Special Barcelona edition was announced by Konami for the 2018 edition of PES.

Konami's take to combat EA's superiority over the sports video game market, Pro Evolution Soccer, is one of the best-selling games that the franchise has ever had, managing to sell over 50 million copies since being first released 2001.

With arguably a better graphical performance than it's market rival from EA, PES is a visual experience that uses Konami's technical superiority to deliver a stunning graphical treat.

The latest edition, PES 2018 is the 17th installment in the ever-expanding gaming franchise and has grabbed up a decent score of 9.2 out of a maximum 10 from IGN. The franchise was released under the label of Winning Eleven in Japan.

However, Pro Evolution Soccer has been criticised for lacking licensed players, kits, stadiums and leagues due to EA's official licensing with FIFA.

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