FIFA Encyclopedia


FIFA 14 - Dribbling Tutorial

In FIFA 14, you may notice that EA have made it significantly more difficult to dribble through defenses consistently. This is because they've made skill moves a lot tougher to pull off, so don't expect to get past Pique with a nice Roulette every time. However, this is not to say that dribbling and skill moves have been made useless. You should still find opportunities to make the most of your dribbling skills. Read on to learn how!

FIFA 14 - Finishing

In FIFA 14, it can be difficult to put away those chances you have 1v1 with the keeper. It's a bit tougher to decide whether you should go for the neat finesse shot into an open corner or just try to hammer it home with a regular shot from close range. Fortunately, there is a system to this that you can master -- you just have to learn what to watch for!

The Supreme FIFA 14 Guide contains extensive tips on finishing and shooting in general. Read on to discover how to put away those touch chances all the time!


FIFA 14 - Penalty Kick Tutorial

Penalty Kicks provide a scoring chance with a very high rate of success. Of course, it is possible that the keeper will guess the right way and save your shot, but the chance that you will beat the keeper is much higher. The FIFA 11 version of the series featured an entirely new penalty kick system in which aiming is more precise and less computer-assisted. This system is continued in FIFA 14. This tutorial will go more in depth on aiming and other techniques below.

FIFA 14 - Free Kick Tutorial

The FIFA 14 free kick system is very similar to the free kick system in FIFA 14. It actually seems as if the free kick dynamics haven't really changed, so if you had a method that worked for you in FIFA 13, it will likely work just as well in FIFA 14. The following free kick methods will be outlined in this tutorial: the Dipping Free Kick, the Driven Curled Free Kick, and the Driven Free Kick.

How to Check your Ranking in FIFA 14

FIFA 14 Online Seasons is incredibly competitive, and you may want to know just how you stack up against all FIFA players in the world. It definitely adds a bit of excitement to the game when you can keep track of just where you stand in the worldwide rankings. If you're within the top 10,000, you're pretty good. If you're within the top 1,000, you're definitely one of the best.

FIFA 14 - Ultimate Team - Money Making

Important Note: Most of these methods are either bettered by or made obsolete by the advent of autobuyers and autobidders. To best compete with this, I would highly recommend you take a look at the FUT Millionaire Trading Center, the most complete and advanced Ultimate Team professional trading tools and methods hub in the world.

FIFA 14 - Defending

Defending in FIFA 14 is fairly similar to defending in FIFA 14, but there are definitely some new details to the system that would be helpful to know about if you expect to do well as a defender. Furthermore, it is even more important to be a good defender in FIFA 14 because bad defending is incredibly easy to exploit in this game. Without sound defensive knowledge, you may find yourself losing games solely because your opponent is able to rack up a LOT of goals.

FIFA 14 - Manual or Assisted

In FIFA 14, you are given the option of having full, manual control over your passes and shots. This is useful because unlike the default assisted settings, the computer has no effect on where your passes and shots go and how much power they will have. These settings aren't just manual and assisted, you also have the option of semi-assisted settings. However, I recommend that you pick one or the other.

FIFA 14 - Shooting

There have been some pretty significant changes in shooting in FIFA 14. Especially due to the Pure Shot system and the addition of Real Ball Physics, there are a few things to catch up on if you're playing FIFA 14 after experience with other versions. Naturally though, many concepts have remained the same and are explained below as well.

FIFA 14 - How to Score Pure Shots

A new feature to FIFA 14 is the ability to take a 'Pure Shot' on goal which should typically be more challening for the keeper to save. The concept of a Pure Shot is that your shooting player is given enough time and space to set up for his shot, so he does a very realistic kicking motion that results in an extra powerful and very accurate shot.