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FIFA 17 tops SuperData’s October digital charts

EA was the big winner this October, with four games in SuperData’s Top Ten for digital games, representing over 18.5m in revenue. FIFA 17 kept its No.1 spot with digital revenue hitting 8.85m for the month. This is roughly what the title made after just two days in the September …

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EA triumphant in massive month for UK games retail

October 2016 was a blockbuster sales period, with revenue from physical games rising 50 per cent year-on-year according to GfK Entertainment. 90.5m was made from boxed software sales for the month, while 2.4m games were sold – an increase of 41 per cent over October 2015. EA once again came …

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EA: ‘This is the biggest FIFA we have ever made’

There’s a lot to talk about with this year’s entry in the FIFA series. The developers added in a single player story mode – The Journey – that tells the tail of an up-and-coming footballer and features Mass Effect-style dialogue choices. Then there’s the small matter of the studio opting …

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Konami expects PES sales bounce following critical acclaim

Its week one physical sales may have been lower, but Konami believes that the quality of PES 2017 will turn things around for its famous football franchise. The firm told MCV that it is on a mission to change perceptions about the series, which for a period had fallen behind …

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‘Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 is a really big turning point for us’

Recently Pro Evolution Soccer has been growing in popularity – critically at least – and no where was that more apparent than last year’s PES 2016. The game reviewed pretty well, with some critics saying it was better than rival football title, FIFA 16. But, by Konami’s own admission, the …

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FIFA, Call of Duty and Metal Gear conquer Gamescom 2016

It will come as little surprise to discover that FIFA 17, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and Metal Gear Survive were the most talked about games at Gamescom. Across all social and PR channels (media, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube), FIFA 17 was the highest ranked game present. Yet in terms of …

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Marco Reus is this year’s FIFA cover star

The fans of EA’s FIFA series have spoken – Borussia Dortmund’sMarco Reus will be the face of this year’s entry in the franchise. The German player beat three other competitors in a fan vote to decide FIFA 17’s cover star – James Rodriguez ofReal Madrid C.F.,Anthony Martial of Manchester United, …

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Fans to decide FIFA 17’s cover star

EA is letting its players choose which football player is going on the cover of FIFA 17. The publishing giant is opening voting today (Wednesday, July 5th); polls will be closing on July 19th. Four options are available to consumers – Reus, Hazard, Martial and Rodriquez. This isn’t the first …

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EA: ‘Story Mode is the biggest new addition to FIFA since Ultimate Team’

Each and every year, around E3 time, EA reveals what’s new with the latest FIFA. Usually, these are tweaks to the physics and core gameplay, or – recently – innovations within the lucrative Ultimate Team mode. But this year’s changes to FIFA are more significant than we’ve seen in years, …

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