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  • New FIFA game coming in time for this summer's footy extravagaza: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil
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    New FIFA game coming in time for this summer's footy extravagaza: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

    By 6 February 2014

    Electronic Arts will release a new, standalone FIFA title this summer in time for the World Cup in Brazil. Full name 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, the game is a reworking of the current FIFA 14 game engine, but with a few tweaks and new gameplay improvements....

  • EA Sports bids farewell to Tiger Woods, shares screenshot of next-gen PGA Tour
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    EA Sports bids farewell to Tiger Woods, shares screenshot of next-gen PGA Tour

    By 29 October 2013

    Alongside teasing a screenshot for its next-generation PGA Tour title, EA Sports announced it would no longer partner with professional golfer Tiger Woods on the PGA Tour series. Specifically, EA Sports said it made the decision mutually with Woods to...

  • EA boss doesn't expect PS4 or Xbox 720 to be backwards compatible
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    EA boss doesn't expect PS4 or Xbox 720 to be backwards compatible

    By 13 February 2013

    Electronic Arts' chief financial officer Blake Jorgensen has revealed a few details from an insider's perspective about the next generation of consoles, affectionately dubbed Xbox 720 and PS4. And those hoping to play their current Xbox 360 and PS3 titles...

  • EA Sports MVP Carbon by Monster headphones pictures and hands-on
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    EA Sports MVP Carbon by Monster headphones pictures and hands-on

    By 11 January 2013

    The gaming headset market has been growing rapidly of late. Thanks to the proliferation of multiplayer online game experiences, players are ditching the flimsy earpieces that tend to come with their consoles and taking up beefy cans instead. So it comes...

  • EA Sports MVP Carbon by Monster gaming headphones launched
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    EA Sports MVP Carbon by Monster gaming headphones launched

    By 7 January 2013

    Monster has teamed up with EA Sports to bring us the EA Sports MVP Carbon by Monster, seeing the headphone company launch its first gaming accessory. Partnerships between game and headphone companies are nothing new - there are the Gamecom Commander headphones...

  • New FIFA 13 video starring Joe Hart, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Messi (obviously)
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    New FIFA 13 video starring Joe Hart, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Messi (obviously)

    By 30 August 2012

    The Premier League season has kicked off and we’re only weeks away from the arrival of FIFA 13, so it’s the perfect time for EA Sports to release its latest advert for the next installment of its football gaming franchise. The usual suspects make...

  • Yep, these FIFA 13 screens really are from the iOS version
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    Yep, these FIFA 13 screens really are from the iOS version

    By 3 July 2012

    FIFA 13 is coming in late September and having played it at E3 in Los Angeles in June we can assure you that the number of tweaks and additions EA Sports has made to the franchise are set to make for the best football game on the planet. However, that...

  • Pre-order FIFA 13 Ultimate Edition now and you'll get exclusive bonus material
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    Pre-order FIFA 13 Ultimate Edition now and you'll get exclusive bonus material

    By 28 June 2012

    Football fans, whether you’re still recovering from England’s humbling defeat to Italy or whether you’re already looking forward to the Euro 2012 final on 1 July, EA Sports has a little something to whet your appetite. Pre-order the FIFA 13 Ultimate...

  • FIFA 12   review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    FIFA 12 review

    By 29 September 2011

    It's harder to write a FIFA 12 review than you might think. It was doddle when Pro Evolution Soccer was a viable contender, but it's been a fair few generations since that particular franchise has been in the same stadium, let alone on the same pitch....

  • FIFA 12 full game, available on Xbox Live this weekend
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    FIFA 12 full game, available on Xbox Live this weekend

    By 23 September 2011

    EA Sports Season Ticket holders will be able to download the full version of FIFA 12 from Xbox LIVE on Saturday 24 September, 6 days ahead of its official release.  The EA Sports Season Ticket was announced back in August, and this is the first big title...

  • FIFA 12 iPad pictures and hands-on
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    FIFA 12 iPad pictures and hands-on

    By 23 September 2011

    FIFA 12 iPad will turn your tablet into a football console game capable of making any iPhone owner weep tears of joy. First demoed at E3, FIFA 12 for the iPad will let you use the Apple device as a screen, while using a Bluetooth-connected iPhone or iPod...

  • Rooney and Wilshere get FIFA 12 cover honours
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    Rooney and Wilshere get FIFA 12 cover honours

    By 29 July 2011

    The team sheet is in and EA are going for two up top rather than a lone striker. No, we're not talking formations - we're referring to the FIFA 12 cover stars; Wayne Rooney and Jack Wilshere. Rooney keeps his place from last year's title, but little Jack...

  • Physical games dying out as digital demand booms
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    Physical games dying out as digital demand booms

    By 19 July 2011

    EA Sports boss Andrew Wilson has warned that retailers like Game face entry to the "corporate graveyard" as digital gaming demand continues to gather pace on their physical high-street counterparts. Wilson, speaking at the Develop conference in Brighton,...

  • FIFA 12 for 3DS adds 3D street football
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    FIFA 12 for 3DS adds 3D street football

    By 10 May 2011

    Konami has had a long old time to get its claws into 3DS football-sim fans with its PES 2011 3D title. But now there's a new kid in town, and a familiar nemesis for the Pro-Evo series. That's right, we're talking EA with FIFA, who has announced that FIFA...

  • 7 days living with... FIFA 11
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    7 days living with... FIFA 11

    By 21 March 2011

    First up a confession: I'm a total PES devotee. I've been playing Konami's football franchise ever since it burst onto the PS2 back in 2001. I've bought and played every version since, and consider myself something of a PES connoisseur. Before that I'd...

  • VIDEO: David Haye motion captured for Fight Night Champion
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    VIDEO: David Haye motion captured for Fight Night Champion

    By 4 March 2011

    If you’ve ever wondered what happens behind the scenes in making one of EA’s Fight Night games, then wonder no more.  Here we have a quick video of some of the motion capture that goes into building the models to ensure that the character movements...

  • Fight Night Champion   review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Fight Night Champion review

    By 4 March 2011

    Whether you’re a boxing fan or not, you have to admire what EA Sports has done with the Fight Night series. With Round 3 it created a game that helped define sports games for the current console generation, with pretty damn close to photorealistic graphics,...

  • Contract wrangles and player strops: FIFA 12 to get super-realistic
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    Contract wrangles and player strops: FIFA 12 to get super-realistic

    By 3 February 2011

    EA's FIFA creative director Gary Paterson has hinted that the next instalment of the popular football franchise, FIFA 12, could include player stories and hinted that sagas like Wayne Rooney's contract dispute are "interesting" in terms of the game. "I...

  • Will EA stand by Andy Gray for FIFA 12?
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    Will EA stand by Andy Gray for FIFA 12?

    By 27 January 2011

    It's probably not been the most enjoyable week for former Scottish footballer, and now former Sky Sports pundit, Andy Gray. On Saturday morning, he's watching Fernando Torres and Raul Meireles tear Wolves apart and by Tuesday he's out on his ear, fired...

  • FIFA 11: The fastest selling sports game ever
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    FIFA 11: The fastest selling sports game ever

    By 6 October 2010

    FIFA 2011 is the fastest selling sports game of all time, according to its makers EA. The gaming giant has announced that, following its release in the States on 28 September and Europe 3 days later, the football sim has sold over 2.6 million copies and...

  • APP OF THE DAY - FIFA 11 (iPhone/iPod touch)
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    APP OF THE DAY - FIFA 11 (iPhone/iPod touch)

    By 1 October 2010

    Not expected until October, the iPhone and iPod touch version of FIFA 11 has arrived on iTunes a day before its console big brother hits the stores, presumably to capitalise on the buzz by offering fans something to play before their Xbox 360 and PS3...

  • FIFA 11 demo now available for download
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    FIFA 11 demo now available for download

    By 15 September 2010

    EA Sports has released the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC versions of its highly-anticipated playable demo of FIFA 11, on Xbox Live, PlayStation Store and www.fifa.easports.com respectively. The demo allows you to play two 3-minute halves in the Estadio Santiago...

  • FIFA 11 Career Mode blog reveals all
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    FIFA 11 Career Mode blog reveals all

    By 13 September 2010

    The second part of FIFA 11 producer Marcel Kuhn's blog has hit, detailing the forthcoming title's Career Mode and teasing with a swathe of new, related screengrabs. In it, he talks about an entire season played with VfB Stuttgart, and reveals how the...