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  • Football Manager Handheld 2014 hits iOS and Android, as developer reveals result of piracy honeytrap
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    Football Manager Handheld 2014 hits iOS and Android, as developer reveals result of piracy honeytrap

    By 14 November 2013

    Sega and Sports Interactive have released Football Manager Handheld 2014 for iPhone, iPad and Android devices - a simultaneous release that offers some key new features and plenty of improvements over former iterations. Priced at £6.99 for all devices,...

  • A week in reviews: 28 October - 1 November
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    A week in reviews: 28 October - 1 November

    By 2 November 2013

    As we roll into November it's clear that gaming season is upon us. And just ahead of the fourth generation of consoles, it looks as though its the season of fourth-in-season releases too: Battlefield 4 and Assassin's Creed IV head up proceedings, with...

  • Football Manager 2014 review
    Gaming 5 out of 5

    Football Manager 2014 review

    By 31 October 2013

    Sports Interactive has been banging out Football Manager - nee Championship Manager - games with remarkable regularity in the last 21 years. More remarkable still is the consistency in quality. It’s hard to think of any other franchise in gaming that...

  • Football Manager 2014 announced, improved 3D match engine one of over 1,000 changes
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    Football Manager 2014 announced, improved 3D match engine one of over 1,000 changes

    By 14 August 2013

    Sports Interactive and Sega have announced Football Manager 2014, which will be available for PC and Mac before Christmas this year. And, for the first time, it will be available on Linux too. The developer promises that it will be the most authentic...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Football Manager Handheld 2013 review (iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Android)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Football Manager Handheld 2013 review (iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Android)

    By 24 December 2012

    There were plenty of excellent games released in 2012, but few have held our attention for quite as long as the latest entry to the Football Manager franchise on the PC. More in-depth than it's ever been and with an improved 3D graphics engine to boot,...

  • Football Manager Handheld 2013 now available for Android, iPhone, iPad and PSP... yeah, PSP
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    Football Manager Handheld 2013 now available for Android, iPhone, iPad and PSP... yeah, PSP

    By 13 December 2012

    It's a busy release day for apps today, being less than two weeks from Christmas Day. Not only have we seen the launch of one eagerly anticipated app - in the form of Google Maps for iPhone - but Football Manager Handheld 2013 is also now available for...

  • Football Manager 2013  review
    Gaming 5 out of 5

    Football Manager 2013 review

    By 2 November 2012

    It’s been a while since we’ve looked forward to a Football Manager (nee Championship Manager) release as much as this one. Not so much because the new feature set got us all a-tingling - although it did, to an extent - but because last year’s, as...

  • Football Manager Awards 2012 winners announced, in association with Pocket-lint
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    Football Manager Awards 2012 winners announced, in association with Pocket-lint

    By 23 May 2012

    Those of you who aren't particularly into football should look away now. For everybody else, the winners of the Football Manager Awards 2011/12 have now been announced. Pocket-lint was one of partners of this year's jamboree, and we can now reveal that...

  • Pocket-lint and Sports Interactive team up for Football Manager Awards
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    Pocket-lint and Sports Interactive team up for Football Manager Awards

    By 14 May 2012

    It's the end of the English football season (bar the Football League play-off finals) and as such, footy managers up and down the country are looking at their respective trophy cabinets, either in pride over a glistening new pot or with feather duster...

  • Football Manager 3D match engine coming to iPad within 3 years
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    Football Manager 3D match engine coming to iPad within 3 years

    By 21 October 2011

    Football Manager 2012 for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch is coming before Christmas, but while it will be a step up from last year's version, it will still be designed specifically for handheld devices, and lack many of the new in-depth features of its PC...

  • Siri style voice recognition for Football Manager? Never say never
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    Siri style voice recognition for Football Manager? Never say never

    By 21 October 2011

    Football Manager 2012 is now available for PC and Mac (iOS version before Christmas), and with it comes a mighty swathe of new features. One specific, major change is the ability to add inflection to player interaction and team talks through new menu...

  • Football Manager 2012 release date announced
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    Football Manager 2012 release date announced

    By 12 September 2011

    The latest instalment in Sports Interactive/Sega's footy management franchise, Football Manager 2012, is coming out in the UK for PC and Mac on 21 October 2011. In addition, studio director Miles Jacobson, who was awarded an OBE this year for services...

  • Football Manager supremo lands OBE in New Year's Honours List
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    Football Manager supremo lands OBE in New Year's Honours List

    By 31 December 2010

    The Queen has recognised the videogames industry in the latest New Year's Honours List by awarding Miles Jacobson, the long-standing studio director of Sports Interactive, an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire). Jacobson started at the Football...

  • Football Manager 2011   review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Football Manager 2011 review

    By 4 November 2010

    For true football fanatics, like us, there are two distinct dates every year that have us all in a froth: the start of the new league season after a long period without any matches (or worse, after another risible England display in an international tournament),...

  • Football Manager 2011 adds Twitter/YouTube support
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    Football Manager 2011 adds Twitter/YouTube support

    By 24 September 2010

    The latest iteration of the hideously successful Football Manager games series is to feature social networking within its bowels for the very first time. Players will be able to post video clips of their matches, from within the engine directly to YouTube....

  • Football Manager Handheld 2010 for iPhone review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Football Manager Handheld 2010 for iPhone review

    By 13 April 2010

    Football Manager Handheld 2010 has landed in the iPhone and iPod touch, having previously been a regular fixture on the PSP. The important distinction to make here is that word Handheld: it doesn’t have the depth that the desktop version does and has...

  • Football Manager 2010 - Mac   review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Football Manager 2010 - Mac review

    By 10 November 2009

    Damn you, Sports Interactive. We’d just about managed to wean ourselves off FM09 and re-emerge into civilised society, one that doesn’t care about how well our under-18s did in the Youth Cup or whether a 4-2-3-1 formation is the way forward, when...

  • Five things to know about Football Manager Live
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    Five things to know about Football Manager Live

    By 16 January 2009

    Football Manager Live will be in stores on 23 January and you’ve missed out on all the gossip. The game is being described as a combination of Football Manager, Fantasy Football, eBay, with a dollop of social networking thrown in. Here are the five...

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    Football Manager 2007 to be released on 20 October

    By 25 September 2006

    Sports Interactive has announced that Football Manager 2007 is expected to be released on 20 October in the UK and many other territories. A demo version is expected to be released next weekend as a torrent. The updated version of the game features many...