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2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil announced for Xbox 360 and PS3

2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil announced for Xbox 360 and PS3

Football may be the world's most popular sport, but American audiences often find it a little too slow, lacking in razzmatazz and shouting. For Americans who've been curious about the FIFA games but not inspired enough, maybe 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, announced today by EA, will lure you in. After all, if anything can make football exciting for rubes, it's Brazilians.

Watch: The teaser trailer »

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FIFA 14 trailer shows off PS4 & Xbox One gameplay

FIFA 14 trailer shows off PS4 & Xbox One gameplay

We conclude the week with yet another next-gen trailer. EA Sports has released a new video showing off the PS4 and Xbox One version of FIFA 14, powered by their "Ignite" engine. Following NBA Live 14 and Madden NFL 25, which game do you think takes the crown within EA Sports' portfolio?

Watch: Feel 'Alive' »

"I hope they make it better, because it's a much worse game than 13 on current gen. Also, ..."
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Next-gen Battlefield 4, Madden 25, and FIFA 14 dates announced

Next-gen Battlefield 4, Madden 25, and FIFA 14 dates announced

If you're holding out on buying games for their next-gen counterparts, Electronic Arts has provided a couple more days to mark on your calendar. The company has announced release dates for the next-gen versions of Battlefield 4, Madden NFL 25, and FIFA 14.

Read more: November 12 and 19 »

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FIFA 14 introduces club scouts

FIFA 14 introduces club scouts

In any sport, it's important to keep up to date on the new hotness. Who's the next big thing? FIFA 14 plans to help potential club managers keep tabs on rising young superstars with the Global Transfer Network, which introduces scouting to the game's Career Mode.

Watch: Scouting explained »

"Totally read that as "FIFA 14 introduces cub scouts" and was like "What an odd feature!""
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How FIFA 14 is different on next-gen consoles

How FIFA 14 is different on next-gen consoles

FIFA 14 will be the first game in the soccer series to hit the next generation. So what exactly is the difference between the two versions? EA says the primary difference is in more realism, both in visuals and player behaviors.

Read more: 1080p, player behaviors, and better crowds »

"I wonder if rendered crowds will stay goin forward or if they'll pour that processing power back ..."
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FIFA 14 Ultimate Team Legends exclusive to Xbox One and Xbox 360

FIFA 14 Ultimate Team Legends exclusive to Xbox One and Xbox 360

FIFA's Ultimate Team mode has been massively popular, generating incredible wealth for EA Sports. And, Microsoft has managed to snag exclusive content for Xbox consoles with FIFA 14. "Legends" such as Pele’, Patrick Viera, Freddie Ljungberg, Ruud Gullit, and Gary Linekar will only be available on Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

“We're thrilled to bring legendary footballers to FIFA 14 Ultimate Team on Xbox. Only on Xbox will you be able to terrorize defenses with a dream partnership of Messi with the legendary Pelé,” EA Sports VP Matt Bilbey said in the Gamescom announcement.

Read more: FIFA 14 included with European Xbox Ones »

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EA Sports' Ignite engine not on PC because average PCs not powerful enough

EA Sports' Ignite engine not on PC because average PCs not powerful enough

Next-gen games from EA Sports will use the company's shiny new Ignite engine. However, EA Sports is targeting PS4 and Xbox One, without any mention of PC. FIFA 14, the lone annual sports franchise still appearing on PC, isn't using it. EA Sports executive VP Andrew Wilson has explained why, but says the engine might make the jump to the PC at some point.

Read more: Average PCs need to match next-gen consoles »

"I'm sure the people who don't have a powerful enough rig would be the console players anyway... ..."
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FIFA 14 trailer dribbles new features

FIFA 14 trailer dribbles new features

FIFA's future is secured well into the future, but the series is also known for making decent progress in its yearly iterations. A new trailer for FIFA 14 shows off the new features coming for this installment.

Watch: Goooooooooals »

"FIFA is getting modded now too, allowing people to support any league they want. I used to ..."
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EA and FIFA renew deal through 2022

EA and FIFA renew deal through 2022

Electronic Arts will continue making soccer games for the foreseeable future. The company announced today that it has extended its exclusive licensing agreement with FIFA through 2022. Under the agreement, EA Sports has exclusive rights to FIFA-branded action and management video games and the FIFA World Cup game, and remains a presenting partner of the FIFA Interactive World Cup.

Read more: First FIFA in 1993 »

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Retail outs Vita version of FIFA 14

Retail outs Vita version of FIFA 14

FIFA 14 was just announced last week with no release date and the only platforms listed as PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC. However, Amazon.com is already listing the game for a September 24 release, and added Vita as a platform as well.

Read more: Vita listing for $39.99 »

"Lets hope that it not fifa 12 I mean fifa 13 reskinned again."
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FIFA 14 announced, features 'Pure Shot' and global scouting

FIFA 14 announced, features 'Pure Shot' and global scouting

Though no surprise to anyone, EA formally announced FIFA 14 today, and detailed the features for this year's iteration of the soccer game. It is in development at EA Canada, and coming this fall for PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360. The announcement mentions that "additional platforms" will be revealed in the next few months, so we'd expect it to hit the PlayStation 4 and the next Xbox as well.

Read more: Revised physics, shots, and Global Scouting »

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Madden NFL 11, FIFA 11 servers shutting down

Madden NFL 11, FIFA 11 servers shutting down

It's that time of year again, when we shed off the remnants of last year and look ahead towards things to come. Out with the old, in with the new! In the case of EA Sports games, that means the annual culling of servers from older sports titles. If you prefer the 2011 iterations of games like Madden NFL and FIFA Soccer 11, you have just over one precious week to get in your online game time.

Read more: Also impacting NHL, NBA Live, NBA Jam »

"1% is 50k assuming every user went online and stayed online until now is like a crazy upper ..."
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FIFA 13 patch gets rid of invisible ball glitch

FIFA 13 patch gets rid of invisible ball glitch

"Where did that ball go?" Is something you won't have to say anymore as EA has released a sizable patch for FIFA Soccer 13. The PC update is available now, and console versions will follow shortly. The update makes several bug fixes and stability improvements, so you can enjoy your games of futbol in peace.

Read more: Fixes to Career Mode, invisible balls »

"FIFA is like 1 or 2 games I own each year. It is MILES better than 12. Best version yet."
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FIFA 13 sells 7.4 million units, is biggest sports launch of all time

FIFA 13 sells 7.4 million units, is biggest sports launch of all time

FIFA Soccer 13 is now "the biggest sports launch of all-time," Electronic Arts has revealed, with 7.4 million copies sold through within its first four weeks of release. (4.5 million of those copies in the first five days!)

Read more: Massive digital growth »

"FIFA is one the most consistently awesome games out there. I clock in probably over 50 hours ..."
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FIFA 13 breaks EA sales records; 4.5 million copies in five days

FIFA 13 breaks EA sales records; 4.5 million copies in five days

Electronic Arts announced today that FIFA Soccer 13 has sold more than 4.5 million copies worldwide in its first five days on the market. According to the publisher, that makes it the highest-selling game launch of the year.

Read more: UK sells 1.23 million in 48 hours »

"It's not the same actually. I buy FIFA every second year and this is a vast improvement over ..."
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