FIFA Bug Makes Pro Athletes Play Like Tiny Children

Did you ever play football/soccer as a kid? If so, you'll know that there is a single formation and tactic that's used across the planet. Namely, everyone runs straight at the ball. It's a tactic that's drummed out of you by your teens, but it seems to have snuck back into FIFA 15 on the PC, and is now affecting some… » 9/23/14 9:00pm 9/23/14 9:00pm

EA Sports And CLC Finalize Video Game Settlement With Former Players

Four class-action suits brought by former NCAA players against EA Sports and the Collegiate Licensing Company were settled back in September 2013 for $40 million, but aside from the amount, most of the other terms needed ironing out. On Friday night, the parties filed a settlement with the U.S. District Court for… » 5/31/14 5:00pm 5/31/14 5:00pm

The NFL Made EA Sports Take The Ambulance Out Of Madden

Over at SI's Extra Mustard, Jon Robinson has a wonderful look at eight features the NFL forced EA Sports to remove from its Madden series of video games. They are, roughly, what you'd expect: a whole lot of things related to player safety, including helmets popping off, coaches being run over on the sidelines, and… » 3/12/14 3:29pm 3/12/14 3:29pm