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UK CHARTS: FIFA still No.1

FIFA 12 is the UK No.1 for the fourth consecutive week. It was a tough week for games retail with sales down week-over-week, and there was a distinct lack of new titles on shelves. FIFA is followed closely by Ubisoft’s Just Dance 3, which is up two places. Elder Scrolls …

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UK CHARTS: FIFA takes last No.1 of 2011

FIFA 12 has topped the UK games retail charts for the second week in a row ahead of Modern Warfare 3. The football game claimed the last No.1 of 2011 for the week ending December 31st, despite a week-on-week drop in sales of 27 per cent. It’s the second year …

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Messi defects from PES to FIFA

Barcelona and Argentina football star Lionel Messi has been signed by EA as its new global face of the EA Sports FIFA franchise”. The move is all the more significant as superstar Messi has in recent years been the face of rival Konami’s PES series. Messi’s first FIFA appearance will …

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PES has "lost ground" to FIFA

Konami’s UK PES team leader John Murphy has admitted that the Pro Evolution Soccer series has fallen further behind rival FIFA. "In the UK we’ve definitely lost ground," Murphy told Eurogamer. "But that doesn’t give us the full picture across all territories. I think right now, there’s been a fair …

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March release confirmed for FIFA Street comeback

Electronic Arts has revealed that its urban football game will arrive on shelves in March 2012. The release window was confirmed by a leaflet included in all copies of FIFA 12, which launched last night in the UK, according to VG247. Previously the only date given for the title was …

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FIFA 12 for £35 from Asda online

Asda’s online customers can pre-order the FIFA 12 special edition for 35 later today, MCV can reveal. That’s 25 off the EA game’s RRP. This offer will not be repeated in stores and marks the arrival of the grocer’s in-house entertainment site. The Hut Group has previously handled the retailer’s …

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Now FIFA takes aim at Football Manager

First Activision, now Sega. Not happy with just challenging Call of Duty in the shooter space, EA?says it has big ambitions for the footie sim category. The company has revamped its FIFA Manager game, and believes that the series can – in the long term – rival Football Manager. We …

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FIFA Superstars for iPhone pulled from App Store

Electronic Arts has pulled the iPhone version of its social game FIFA Superstars from the App Store, after players experienced problems playing the connected game. The game started life on Facebook, where it currently has just under 2.8 million monthly active users. In late August, a standalone iPhone version was …

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Brand Map: Football games

Time to start gearing up for the latest annual Q4 football game showdown between Electronic Arts and Konami.FIFA 12 versus Pro Evolution Soccer 2012. It seems that despite treading on each other’s toes, there are some clear differentiations growing between these two old rivals. In developing the Brand Maps GameVision …

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