Tag: Fifa

  • News Here's A Fresh Look At 'UFL' Gameplay, The New FIFA Competitor

    We've got a bunch of WIP footage

    It was announced around this time last year that the FIFA and eFootball series' would be getting a free-to-play competitor on Xbox in the form of UFL, and since then we've been keeping a close eye on its development progress. Fortunately, the team m

  • News FIFA President Throws Shade At EA In Damning Press Release

    "The FIFA name will remain THE BEST"

    Earlier today, we were treated to the bombshell announcement (although it had been rumoured for some time) that EA Sports was moving away from the "FIFA" name for its football games as of next year, favouring "EA Sports FC" instead. In response, FIFA President Gianni Infantino has issued a pretty damning...

  • News FIFA 23 Will Be EA's Final FIFA Game

    They think it's all over...

    Update: The President of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, has issued a pretty damning response to today's news, claiming that "the only authentic, real game that has the FIFA name will be the best one available for gamers and football fans." In addition, it's been confirmed that FIFA still plans to release games under the "FIFA"...

  • News EA Is Still 'Likely' To Ditch The FIFA Name, Says Report

    But not this year

    For several months now, we've heard that EA has been looking into renaming its FIFA football series (that's soccer for you US folk). Last October, EA officially said so themselves, as the company stated it was "reviewing our naming rights agreement with FIFA". While we've not heard anything concrete since, that move is still...

  • News New EA Server Tech Could Cut Down On Multiplayer Outages

    If we're lucky...

    EA's servers are hardly the most reliable in the world, with games like FIFA and Battlefield often experiencing server issues. It's good news then, that EA may well be improving its online server tech. That's according to a newly granted patent, which was first submitted back in 2020. Titled 'Modelling request sequences in...

  • News UFL Unveils Liverpool's Roberto Firmino As New Game Ambassador

    The upcoming free-to-play footie game

    We've been keeping a very close eye on the upcoming free-to-play football game UFL ever since it was first announced back at Gamescom 2021, and it's now unveiled a new ambassador in the form of Liverpool's Roberto Firmino. You can see what the Brazilian centre-forward looks like in-game in the clip below, and...

  • News EA Sports Is Officially Thinking About Renaming The FIFA Series

    "We’re reviewing our naming rights agreement"

    EA Sports has confirmed it's looking into potentially renaming its world-renowned FIFA series of football (soccer) games in the future, as the company is reviewing its naming rights agreement with the sport's governing body. The news was revealed in a press release celebrating the successful launch of...

  • News UFL Is A Brand-New Console Football Game With Massive Ambitions

    And it's taking on FIFA and eFootball

    We were treated to a very short and intriguing look at something called UFL during Gamescom Opening Night Live earlier this week, which is a console football game aiming to take on FIFA and eFootball in the future. UFL has been in development for five years already, and will be a free-to-play game centring...

  • News EA Issues Confident Statement In Response To PES Going Free-To-Play

    "We've seen this happen before"

    Konami rocked the boat last month when it was announced that Pro Evolution Soccer would be wrapping up after 25 years, and in its place would be eFootball - a brand-new soccer experience utilising a free-to-play model. From a FIFA perspective, EA was asked during yesterday's earnings call about the company's reaction...

  • News Serie A's Atalanta Will Become Exclusive To PES From Next Season

    No longer officially licensed in FIFA

    Konami has been doing all sorts of deals with Italian football sides in recent years, and the latest team to get the exclusive treatment is Atalanta, which will no longer be officially licensed in FIFA as of next season. This means that eFootball PES 2022 will be the exclusive home of Atalanta within "real-time...

  • News Child Spends $4.5K in Microtransactions, Parent Wants to Sue Microsoft

    A very expensive transfer...

    An enraged parent is looking to start a class-action lawsuit against Microsoft in order to change their purchasing policy and receive compensation, after his son spent $4,500 in microtransactions on an unspecified version of EA's FIFA soccer franchise. Writing in a post on Medium, Jeremy Hillman - Director of Corporate...

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    Xbox One

    Review FIFA 15

    The keeper fluffs it.

    Here we are once again. It’s that time of year that - if you’re in the UK at least - the releases of EA’s annual Madden and NHL franchises are nothing but a precursor to. It’s FIFA time once again, and no matter what we say about the game here, it’ll undoubtedly be a massive success and sit at the top of the sales...

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    Xbox 360

    Review 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

    Back of the pocket.

    When EA announced that they wouldn’t be releasing their quadrennial World Cup version of their FIFA series as DLC – which is something they trialled with the Euro 2012 add-on for FIFA 12 – the gaming world sighed. It was an indication that we were going back to the bad old days of paying out the full retail price for the...

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    Xbox 360

    Review FIFA 14

    Top corner.

    The football season is in full swing, and with the EA and Microsoft cosying up over the FIFA series this year, it looks like it’ll eventually be a big 2013 for the franchise on Xbox platforms. Sales aren’t what they were last year in the early going, but with the Xbox One version of FIFA 14 being bundled with preorders, some players...