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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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Consumers soon wont pay $60 for a game anymore

Though such a radical transition is still some way off, the senior VP of worldwide development at Electronic Arts has hinted that the FIFA series will at some stage have to move away from the annual disc release model. I think there are two things at play,” Andrew Wilson told …

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The man who fixed FIFA

Don’t call David Rutter the man who fixed FIFA. He doesn’t like it. MCV found that out at EA’s Guildford office last month. I am just one small part of it,” he insists. We have a bunch of very clever people on the team.” He certainly doesn’t look like someone …

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‘PES and FIFA war has transformed football genre’

The ongoing battle between PES and FIFA is having a revolutionary effect on the football genre, says Konami. Pro Evo team leader Jon Murphy believes that before FIFA’s recent critical resurgence, football games had stagnated. Now, with Konami and EA going toe-to-toe on quality, the genre has improved drastically. We …

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E3 2011: Battlefield 3 set for iOS

EA is bolstering its mobile offering with new versions of its major franchises coming to the iPad and iPhone. A promotional video released by EA reveals that Madden, FIFA, Need for Speed and Battlefield are all coming to iOS. EA’s Battlefield 3 is headed for a face-off with Activision’s Call …

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E3 2011: EA refining Kinect for FIFA 13

EA has said Kinect support won’t be added to FIFA until FIFA 13 at the earliest. The company has been working on incorporating the motion sensor into the game for some time. Now the publisher has assured Eurogamer at E3 that it doesn’t wish to tack on Kinect support. What …

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EA: Football Club announced

EA has announced that FIFA 12 will mark the launch of a brand new social networking-style service: EA Sports Football Club. The service will be free of charge and launches with the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC versions of the upcoming sports games. Accessed through the game or easportsfootball.com, this …

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