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Digital-only Euro 2012 game was ‘ahead of its time’, says EA

Next year’s FIFA World Cup tie-in could be a full game, after EA admitted that its Euro 2012 download didn’t meet expectations. The publisher decided against building a boxed game for last year’s European Championships, and released a downloadable add-on for FIFA 12 instead. But the firm told MCV the …

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FIFA 13 sells 14.5m units in fiscal 2013

FIFA 13 has topped its predecessor, selling 14.5m units during EA’s fiscal year 2013. As part of EA’s latest financial results, the publisher revealed the sales for the game were up 30 per cert when stacked up against FIFA 12 sales for the prior year. Digital sales were particularly strong …

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Game of FIFA 12 sealed Loic Remy’s move to QPR

Few managers are able to sniff out a transfer deal as well as Harry Redknapp, but even ol’ ‘arry had to call in some favours to seal his latest capture. Apparently, it wasn’t the chipper and dulcet tones of England reject Redknapp that sealed the deal. Nor the mountains of …

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FIFA, Wii U and ten pages on DVD and Blu-ray in this week’s MCV

This week’s MCV is now available to download – and it is jam-packed with features and stories, including our bumper 10-page guide to the DVD and Blu-ray sector. In this 88-page edition, you’ll also find an interview with FIFA’s boss David Rutter, former Gamestation staff discuss their memories of the …

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Win one of five copies of FIFA 13 on PS3

The new football season is almost upon us and to celebrate we’re giving away one of five copies of FIFA 13 on PlayStation 3. The game is looking pretty special, and the PS3 edition even features Move support, as unveiled at Gamescom this week. MCV has also put together a …

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Look out FIFA: Ubisoft eyes No.2 spot with Assassin’s Creed

It’s most likely that 2012’s top three best-selling games will be Call of Duty, FIFA and Assassin’s Creed. But not in that order, says Ubisoft. EMEA managing director Alain Corre has told MCV he hopes momentum behind Assassin’s Creed III will push it to the No.2 slot this year. The …

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UK CHARTS: FIFA 12 returns to No.1

The excitement of Euro 2012 has no doubt played a big part in FIFA 12’s return to the top of the UKIE GfK Chart-Track this week. It would be fascinating to know how many of those customers forked out the additional 15 for the Euro 2012 DLC, too. It’s the …

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Lack of licenses sullies FIFA Euro 2012 launch

EA has confirmed that just 29 out of the 53 international squads featured in the Euro 2012 DLC for FIFA 12 are licensed. The publisher had never said anything to the contrary, of course, but nonetheless many consumers have been left surprised having become accustomed to EA’s licence-rich football series. …

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EA’s FIFA Euro 2012 is a download-only title

The inevitable licensed Euro 2012 title from EA Sports will be a digital-only release, MCV can reveal. Furthermore, the game will skip a stand-alone release entirely and instead be made available as a DLC expansion for existing title FIFA 12. Called EA Sports UEFA Euro 2012, the download includes all …

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