All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘EA Sports’

Female Fighters Will Be Included in EA’s UFC Game

It’s hard not to wonder if Anita Sarkeesian would approve of this, considering her crusade against anti-feminism in video games. From the looks of EA’s initial marketing push for their upcoming UFC installment, Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate will be front and center as EA tells the world that women are indeed in the upcoming UFC game. However, these women …

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Want To See 37 Minutes of Gameplay From FIFA 14?

Of course you do, regardless of what @YourTitleSucks might say about the title. Considering the previous successes of EA’s FIFA franchise, a 37-minute gameplay preview is probably unnecessary to convince people to buy the upcoming release. It could, however, address fears from those who are wondering why they should buy this year’s copy. Or confirm them. Nevertheless, the extended “trailer” …

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FIFA 14 Gets “Legendary Footballers” on Xbox One

At its press conference today at Gamescom, Microsoft announced that every pre-ordered Xbox one Day One Edition console in Europe will come bundled with a free copy of FIFA 14. It’s quite a gambit for Microsoft to pay for that many copies of FIFA, but the company hasn’t stopped there. It has also obtained exclusive content for the Xbox One …

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Free-To-Play FIFA PC Game Coming to Brazil & Russia

Publisher EA this week announced that it will soon release a free-to-play version of its popular FIFA video games – but only for Brazil and Russia. FIFA World will be out for PC in those countries sometime in November. FIFA World will have more than 600 clubs from more than 30 licensed leagues, including the Russian Football Premier League and …

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FC Barcelona, EA Sign Three-Year Deal

FC Barcelona and EA today announced they have agreed to a three-year partnership deal. Under the deal, EA Sports will be the “official video game partner” of FC Barcelona. The club will be getting exclusive features in the upcoming FIFA 14. EA revealed that it has taken 3D head scans of 17 FC Barcelona players, including Xavi Hernandez, Gerard Piqué, …

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Kyrie Irving Will be on the Cover of NBA Live 14

Video game publisher EA hasn’t put out an NBA Live game since 2009. NBA Live 13 was to have been released last year, but was abruptly cancelled in September. Despite EA Sports‘ lack of NBA titles over the past few years, the publisher is still insisting that NBA Live 14 will hit next-generation consoles this fall. In a sign that …

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NCAA Will Not Renew EA Contract, NCAA Football 2014 to be the Last NCAA Game

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) today announced that it will not renew its contract with EA Sports for the use of its name and logo in NCAA Football titles. Though the current contract lasts until June 2014, the organization stated the announcement was made early so as to allow EA time to deal with the fallout. The NCAA stated …

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Gareth Bale Chosen For Cover Of FIFA 14 UK

On this year’s cover of EA’s FIFA 14, Lionel Messi is the feature athlete. However, instead of just featuring one athlete, EA is putting twosoccer players on the FIFA cover: the aforementioned Messi and one standing behind him. These cover vary region to region, and for those in the United States who will be buying FIFA 14, their cover will …

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NHL ’94 Will Be A Playable Feature In NHL 14

Aside from improved goalie play, EA’s upcoming NHL 14 is going to feature something that may, in fact, overshadow the primary feature: a playable version of NHL ’94, a game that finished second in ESPN’s “Best Sports Game of All Time” rankings. To celebrate the 20th anniversary, EA is giving players a high-definition throwback version, complete with rosters of the …

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Goalie Gameplay Will Be Improved In NHL 14

Hockey is a most noble sport defined by the coolest goaltenders ever. I would give anything to wear that armor, and the improvements being made to EA Sports NHL 14 will bring me one step closer to Goldberg. EA says that they have improved the goalie game in NHL 14 over the last game by allowing the goalies to not …

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Javier Hernandez to be on FIFA 14 Covers in North America

EA Sports has announced that is has signed Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez to a multi-year endorsement contract. As part of the new contract, Hernandez will be featured on the cover of the upcoming FIFA 14 in Mexico and on one of two different covers in the United States version of the game. Hernandez will appear alongside Lionel Messi, who had already …

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Madden NFL 25 Skipping Wii U This Year

The Wii U, much like the Gamecube, has a problem with third-party support. Even so, EA Sports still brought annual iterations of Madden NFL to the little purple box. That’s not happening on the Wii U. When Madden NFL 25 was announced last week, a Wii U version was missing from the press release. Nintendo World Report started asking questions …

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