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EA reckons FIFA is increasing the popularity of football in America

The growing appeal of the FIFA series in the US is helping to increase the popularity of an obscure sport called ‘pro soccer’ in the region. We think EA means ‘football’, so we’re going to work on that pretence. Apparently 34 per cent of US gamers who’ve played FIFA have …

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UPDATED: FIFA 15 becomes latest title to block SharePlay on PS4

EA has blocked PS4’s SharePlay feature for those playing PS4. GameSpot reports that those trying to stream the game from a friend’s console are greeted by a message reading "viewing the game screen that the host is currently playing is not allowed due to content restrictions in your country or …

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FIFA 15 stays king of UK charts for sixth week as Sunset Overdrive debuts at No.2

FIFA 15 has remained top of the UK charts for a sixth week running, despite strong competition from Sunset Overdrive. EA’s football giant claimed a sixth consecutive weekly number one – the most chart-topping appearances of any title so far in 2014. The game’s sixth success also puts it halfway …

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FIFA 15 boasting massive online growth as digital blossoms at EA

EA says that on average FIFA 15 is attracting 50 per cent more players online than the numbers achieved by predecessor FIFA 14. FIFA 15 also attracted 3.4m unique players in its first day of availability – a record for the series. Boss Andrew Wilson told investors that overall Ultimate …

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FIFA 15 tops UK charts for fifth week; Bayonetta 2 debuts in 7th

The latest FIFA title is at the head of the UK All Formats Top 40 for the fifth week running, despite a surge from Minecraft: PlayStation Edition. This is the longest that any game has held onto the No.1 spot this year so far. And over the course of 2014, …

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Limited edition PS4 bundle includes FIFA 15 and Minecraft for free

A special PS4 bundle is coming to retail that includes Minecraft and FIFA 15 for no extra cost. The pack is only available for a limited time at 349.99 The firm has also confirmed that the Glacier White PS4 is also coming to market for the same price. There has …

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Time to kill Metacritic

I’ve enjoyed reading some recent video games criticism. Not just because they’ve been insightful and informative – games reviews often are – but because the critics have been disagreeing with one another. I always used to be perplexed by video game reviews because, on the whole, all the critics seemed …

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FIFA 15 remains in UK chart top spot despite Shadow of Mordor competition

Lord of the Rings spin-off Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor debuted in second in the UK software chart last week, failing to knock FIFA 15 from number one. According to the latest Ukie games charts, compiled by GfK Chart-Track,EA’s football juggernaut saw its second consecutive weekly top spot, holding off competition …

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Xbox One sales push past PS4 in UK after FIFA 15 and price cut sales spike

Sales of Microsoft’s Xbox One edged past PS4 this week as the machine enjoyed a massive sales spike on the back of FIFA 15. An anonymous retail source has told MCV that Xbox One hardware sales jumped 155 per cent week-on-week, presumably thanks to a combination of Microsoft’s recent price …

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FIFA 15 sold more on PS4 and Xbox 360 than Xbox One in UK, report claims

Both the PS4 and Xbox 360 versions of FIFA 15 outsold the Xbox One SKU in the UK, according to numbers reported online. Metro claims that the PS4 release outsold the Xbox One version by 100,000 in the UK across Friday and Saturday, winning a 32 per cent share of …

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