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FIFA goes free-to-play on mobile and PC

This year’s mobile version of FIFA will be free-to-play, EA has announced. The move, announced during EA’s Gamescom conference, is part of the publisher’s efforts to grow FIFA’s already huge audience. The phone and tablet sports game will feature a refreshed touch-screen control scheme, designed specifically for smart devices. EA …

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Rejection, tragedy and billions of dollars – The story of FIFA

EA didn’t give a shit about FIFA.” Neil Thewarapperuma (or Neil T to his friends) isn’t a man to mince his words. He was the European marketing boss for EA Sports back in 1993, the year the publisher would launch its first ever football game. He wasn’t wrong. EA didn’t …

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EA: Current-gen sports games pre-orders are "soft" owing to nearing next-gen

Publisher EA has predicted a slight dip in annual sales of its key sports IPs thanks to the upcoming transition to next-gen consoles. Furthermore, EA president and COO Peter Moore described pre-orders for current-gen EA Sports titles as soft” in a call with investors last night. We’re seeing softness, in …

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Gareth Bale scores FIFA 14 cover ‘honour’

Spurs winger and PFA player of the year Gareth Bale will join Barcelona’s Lionel Messi on the front of fIFA 14. He will appear on the UK, Ireland and Middle East versions of the title when it launches this September. Meanwhile, EA has confirmed there will be a Limited Edition …

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OPINION: Losing EA support is disappointing, but not a killer blow for Wii U

EA’s decision to hold fire on Wii U development is the biggest indication yet to how poor the console’s launch has been. Performing well below expectations, with no momentum whatsoever, there’s no reason why any third party company should produce titles for this machine (unless of course Nintendo happens to …

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INTERVIEW: How EA will beat Call of Duty with FIFA

FIFA 14 was announced last week and despite several new enhancements and game play mechanics, it does share one key trait with its predecessor: it’s following a remarkably tough act. Just as 13 had to tread in the footsteps of the record-smashing FIFA 12, FIFA 14 is coming off the …

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EA: "We’re never 100% happy with FIFA"

They may be the highest rated sports games in history, but EA is never truly happy with its FIFA titles. FIFA 14 producer Sebastian Enrique says the development studio is always critical about its output, and that this attitude is why the firm, and the franchise, has been so successful. …

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FIFA 14 announced – all the details here

EA has at last revealed details about one of the biggest releases of 2013 – FIFA 14. New features this year include enhanced teammate intelligence, EA says midfielders will no longer go missing when the opposition attack as improved run tracking results in tighter marking, off ball pressure and more …

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