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EAs respect for excellent PES team

A by-product of FIFA’s growing commercial success has been a sustained and reasonably emphatic superiority over FIFA’s great rival franchise, PES – the one that used to be considered the connoisseurs’ choice. Speaking exclusively to MCV, EA Sports boss Peter Moore rejects the idea that there is now clear green …

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F1 to become annual franchise

Publisher Codemasters wants to release a new title in its newly arrived F1 series every year – though it will have to secure the necessary rights first. Its first ever F1 release arrived at retail last Friday and already the company has said that it wants to emulate the likes …

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Madden NFL Superstars hits Facebook

Social networking game Madden NFL Superstars has launched on Facebook today. It’s the American football equivalent of FIFA Superstars which launched earlier this year – with both titles developed by casual firm Playfish. Madden NFL Superstars features 1,500 players from 32 NFL teams and allows users to play against friends …

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EA announces FIFA Manager 11

Electronic Arts has announced it will release FIFA Manager 11 for PC this autumn. The publisher’s football management series celebrates its tenth anniversary this year, with FIFA Manager 11 introducing a host of new features and enhancements. Most notably, the new and improved tactics system and pitch screen gets would-be …

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EA announces E3 line-up

Electronic Arts will be showing off its multiplatform force with a line-up that boasts major titles in all key genres. The publisher will be presenting some of its biggest in-house titles, including the new Medal Of Honor, Need For Speed, Dead Space 2, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part …

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3D FIFA not that far off

You may be able to watch the World Cup in 3D, but FIFA fans will just have to settle with the standard two dimensions – for now. EA Sports has been experimenting with 3D, as MCV revealed last week, and line producer David Rutter has admitted that a 3D version …

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FIFA team fears PES reform

EA is wary of a Konami comeback as FIFA and PES go head-to-head again this October. Last year’s FIFA 10 was a watershed moment for the franchise as it received the critical plaudits ahead of its rival, Pro Evolution Soccer. Although FIFA has always been a commercial smash hit, Konami’s …

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UK CHARTS: No stopping FIFA

2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa has survived a three-way assault to cling on to the number one spot in the ELSPA GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40. Its third week at the top comes at the expense of Microsoft’s Alan Wake, which manages a second place finish in its …

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