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Bruce Lee confirmed as playable character in EA Sports UFC

by Joseph Murphy - on Apr 7th 2014 - No Comments

EA Sports has confirmed Bruce Lee is a playable character in EA Sports UFC. The legendary fighter can be obtained through a pre-order of the game, or by gunning your way through the season on pro difficulty. Speaking of the reveal, Bruce Lee’s daughter Shannon Lee said the team at EA have “done a great job capturing the look and feel”...

2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil announced as standalone retail release. PS3 and 360 only

by Shane Willoughby - on Feb 6th 2014 - No Comments

It wouldn’t be a World Cup tournament without EA Sports weighing in with a complimentary licensed FIFA product and in keeping with tradition, EA today announced 2014 FIFA World Cup for Xbox 360 and PS3 only. As opposed to the Euro 2012 game, which was just DLC, World Cup 2014 will release as a standalone full retail title. WC 14...

EA apologetic that NBA 14 “doesn’t live up to your expectations”, promises significant updates

by Joseph Murphy - on Nov 27th 2013 - No Comments

NBA 14′s Executive Producer Sean O’Brien has said EA is “sorry” NBA 14 doesn’t meet the expectations of consumers. Posting on the official EA Sports website, O’ Brien said the developer has heard “loud and clear” that fans aren’t happy with the final product and that the releases isn’t...

FIFA Manager series is no more. Open letter to fans released

by Shane Willoughby - on Nov 25th 2013 - No Comments

The FIFA Manager series is no more, with EA Sports putting a halt to the series with immediate effect. German developer Bright Future and series designer Gerald Köhler’s issued an open letter to fans explaining the decision. The letter reads as follows: Dear Football Fans, Today I’m writing to tell you that FIFA MANAGER 14 will...

NBA LIVE 14 gets debut trailer, coming this fall

by Joseph Murphy - on Jun 10th 2013 - No Comments

EA has released the debut trailer for NBA LIVE 14. The title’s debut trailer came part of their E3 presser and confirms the game will release on the PS4 and Xbox One later this year. ...

First FIFA 14 gameplay trailer breaks cover. Shoots and scores

by Shane Willoughby - on Jun 6th 2013 - No Comments

EA Sports has released the very first FIFA 14 gameplay trailer, putting a particularly impetus on the player impact engine, precison, pressure and ball physics. You can watch the trailer below, but it dosen’t really matter because you’ll probably end up buying it regardless. The gameplay is taken from the PS3/PC/360 builds....

EA eliminating Online Pass system following feedback from players

by Shane Willoughby - on May 31st 2013 - No Comments

EA has announced that it will do away with its Online Pass system – with most game’s requiring a pass to play going “free” to access pass restricted features as of today. The decision comes based on feedback from gamers and players of EA titles. “As we discontinue Online Pass for our new EA titles, we are also...

EA’s first UFC title will be revealed later today

by Shane Willoughby - on May 21st 2013 - No Comments

EA will reveal their very first UFC inspired game at some stage today, maybe even tonight as part of Microsoft’s next-gen Xbox reveal. The news comes from the official EA Sports UFC Twitter account and Facebook page with a message that reads “First news: May 21.” The image you also see above was included in the message. EA...

EA Sports employee slams Wii U on Twitter. Calls console “crap”. Nintendo “walking dead”

by Shane Willoughby - on May 18th 2013 - No Comments

Game industry folk say the darndest things on Twitter. In the wake of Mircosoft’s Adam Orth and THAT “always on” Twitter rant, EA Sports software employee Bob Summerwill has decided to give his employer a potential PR headache by lashing out at Nintendo’s Wii U console, calling it a “crap” and “awful...

Confirmed: FIFA 14 not in the works for Wii U. Poor FIFA 13 sales deciding factor

by Shane Willoughby - on May 18th 2013 - No Comments

FIFA 14 is not in development for Wii U. EA remarked earlier today that they were not currently working on any projects for Nintendo’s console, but many thought that the format-centric FIFA franchise would almost certainly be an exception. As it turns out, its not. In an statement released by Eurogamer, EA Sports said it took the...

EA Sports and FIFA extend licensing agreement until 2022

by Joseph Murphy - on May 9th 2013 - No Comments

EA has announced they have extended their licensing agreement with FIFA until 2022. The partnership, which originated in the 90′s, will see the publisher continue to have exclusive rights to all FIFA-related titles. Speaking about the news, EA Sports head Andrew Wilson said the team are looking forward to going forward with the...

FIFA 14 officially announced for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC

by Joseph Murphy - on Apr 17th 2013 - No Comments

EA Sports has formally announced FIFA 14 for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC. No other formats, current or next-gen, were announced today. Here’s a comprehensive fact sheet detailing this year’s updates. No debut trailer was made available at this time. More on this as we get it. EA Sports FIFA 14 Captures the Emotion of Scoring...

FIFA 14 will be revealed tomorrow. Teaser image is something Messi

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 16th 2013 - No Comments

EA Sports will reveal FIFA 14 to the world tomorrow it would seem. EA put a teaser image on Twitter sharing the news along with the teaser image you see above with Barcelona’s Lionel Messi. It is not yet known if FIFA 14 will only be limited to current gen-consoles or will also release on next-gen. As soon as it is revealed, TGL...

NHL 14 gets debut screen. More details expected later today

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 15th 2013 - No Comments

EA Sports has released the very first in-game screen of NHL 14 (see above). EA are promising additional information on this year’s update later today April 15th. Platform details have yet to be announced so it is too soon to say if it will just be releasing on current generation consoles or even next gen consoles also. As soon...

Report – EA Sports to reveal FIFA 14 to press in Spain next week

by Joseph Murphy - on Apr 6th 2013 - No Comments

A report from Spanish site RegionPS suggests that EA Sports will reveal FIFA 14 in the Santiago Bernabeu (home of Spanish football giants Real Madrid) next Wednesday April 10th. It is understood that EA has been sending out invitations to a reveal event to Spanish press. Media embargoes mean that it will not be until the following week...