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FIFA 11 among several EA titles to lose online features

EA has announced a list of titles whose online support will be terminated on January 11th. The most notable game is FIFA 11, for which both online play and Ultimate Team functionality will be shut off. Also facing the chop are NFL 11, NBA Jam and FIFA Manager 11. The …

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New FIFA will stun consumers

FIFA 12 will revolutionise the franchise and stun fans, says the man behind the series. The latest game in the award-winning, best-selling football franchise was shown to the press last week. That’s earlier than usual because EA believes it has something special this time, says producer David Rutter. This year’s …

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UK games market suffers January dip

Over half a million fewer games were sold in the UK last month compared with January 2010. It marks a 13.4 per cent dip year-on-year in unit sales for UK games retail, while the market value has fallen 7.9 per cent to 84.6m. Chart-Track director Dorian Bloch pointed to a …

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FIFA Ultimate Team gets update

Ultimate Team, a free-to-play downloadable addition to EA’s FIFA 11, is to get a significant functionality update on Xbox 360 and PS3, the publisher has announced. Since its launch, Ultimate Team has served more than 65m game sessions with 171m trades being made and 275bn coins spent in the auction …

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UK CHARTS: FIFA maintains New Year lead

FIFA 11 still reigns at the top of the All Formats Top 40, having dethroned Call of Duty: Black Ops last week. Activison’s record-breaking shooter falls to third place as Just Dance 2 rises above it, suggesting the beginning of a slow decline for Treyarch’s latest. Other top sellers this …

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UK CHARTS: FIFA 11 topples Black Ops

It’s a New Year and we have a new UK Number One. Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops has seen its reign at the top of the listings disrupted for the second time with EA’s FIFA 11 overtaking it to claim the weekly crown. In the last week of November …

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Black Ops tipped for Xmas No.1

Bookmaker Paddy Power has opened the betting on the race to be the UK’s official Christmas No.1 video game, and the early favourite is perhaps not surprisingly Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops. The company is currently offering odds of 1/6 on the game. So far it has only released …

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Medal of Honor sells 2m

EA has revealed solid sales numbers for its resurrection of the Medal of Honor franchise, with the game having shifted 2m copies since its release last month. The game has exceeded our plan and expectations – sell-through and sell-in,” EA boss John Riccitiello told investors last night. It is an …

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EA admits Lincoln City blunder in FIFA 11

Multi-national publishing behemoth EA is facing the wrath of The Imps after a gaffe in the recently released FIFA 11 saw League Two team Lincoln City hitting the pitch with last year’s strip and sponsor on show. We are aware of this error and we apologise to the club, sponsor …

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Moore: People see Online Pass as a plus

Publisher EA has once again defended its use of the Online Pass system in its console-based sports titles.It’s a tactic that has provoked some debate, but Moore believes the arguments have died down and that the benefits are clear. As we speak, because the FIFA 11’s only just come out, …

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