Sony Drops FIFA Sponsorship

Sony won't renew its sponsorship deal with FIFA, citing rising costs. However, the company is among a number voicing concerns over negative publicity surrounding the organisation. » 12/01/14 6:30am 12/01/14 6:30am

FIFA 15 Is Really Broken on Mobile (UPDATE)

FIFA is best known as a console and PC game, but EA's hit soccer franchise has had a dedicated mobile audience for years now too. Some fans have had a hard time enjoying FIFA 15 Ultimate Team since it arrived last month for iOS and Android devices, however, because it's been marred by technical issues. » 10/29/14 2:00pm 10/29/14 2:00pm

Luis Suarez Can't Bite Any FIFA Players Until October 26

FIFA 15 is out already. And while he's in the game, notorious Uruguayan strike Luis Suarez has had his availability cut to match the suspension he received in the real world for biting during the World Cup. » 9/29/14 8:15pm 9/29/14 8:15pm

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

Some Thoughts On The (Pretty Good) FIFA 15 Demo

Every year I download the demo of the latest FIFA game, play it for a bit, nod then put it away and wait for the actual game to turn up before I start putting serious hours in. This year, I can't stop playing the demo. » 9/10/14 8:01pm 9/10/14 8:01pm

Here are Özil and Thomas Müller, two stars of Germany's national soccer team, acting weird in FIFA. This time their body parts are not glitching through the 5th they're just trying to impress each other. » 8/18/14 8:30am 8/18/14 8:30am

No, You Can't Bite People in FIFA 15

Sebastien Enrique is the lead producer on the PS4 and Xbox One versions of FIFA 15. He's been at EA Sports since FIFA 06 - in other words, when the series was still awful - and he's been there to see its rise to greatness. » 8/13/14 6:30am 8/13/14 6:30am

How to make soccer more appealing in the U.S.? ESPN's Keith Olbermann has seven suggestions. The last one? Appeal to kids who love soccer video games. "Baseball doesn't even have the right video game," he says. And soccer does. OK? Jump to 5:50 in the video here for more. » 7/02/14 11:59am 7/02/14 11:59am

Help Me, I'm Getting Excited About Next-Gen Hair

Last year's FIFA was good, but when I got the game again on Xbox One (I originally reviewed the last-gen version), I was a little disappointed. Aside from 3D crowds, it didn't seem very next-gen. Maybe a bunch of grass effects and fancy hair can change that. » 6/30/14 9:30pm 6/30/14 9:30pm

Chinese Video Likens Valve's Big Dota 2 Tournament To The World Cup

The 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil is in full swing! As with the previous two World Cups, China doesn't have a team in the tournament. But in the upcoming 2014 Dota 2 International in Seattle, China makes up 1/8 of the 16 teams. » 6/23/14 7:00am 6/23/14 7:00am

Don't Fall for This Pokémon World Cup Hoax

Yesterday, a tweet from what appeared to be a FIFA World Cup Twitter account said the Japanese soccer team arrived in Brazil in a Pokémon jet. And people fell for it. Lots of people. » 6/12/14 7:00am 6/12/14 7:00am

EA Wants You To Know That FIFA Has SO MANY Feelings

At today's press conference, EA wanted to make one thing abundantly clear. FIFA 15 isn't just a game about soccer — FIFA has feelings. » 6/09/14 5:50pm 6/09/14 5:50pm

FIFA 15's new E3 trailer really shows off the dramatic side of soccer. The game, complete with an all-new and prettied-up engine, improved physics, and smarter player AI, will come to Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3, PS4 and PC on September 23. » 6/09/14 3:50pm 6/09/14 3:50pm

Some Of FIFA's Weirdest Game-Breaking Glitches

Those FIFA games and their glitches...they never cease to amaze. Here's a montage by YouTubers Emil & William, shared on the popular videogames channel. Makes me want to go out and play this version of soccer. » 4/24/14 12:30pm 4/24/14 12:30pm

Japan Is Bringing Pikachu And Pals To The 2014 World Cup

Pikachu and ten other Pokemon are Japan's official mascots the 2014 World Cup in Rio. I bet Domo and Hello Kitty are kicking themselves right now. » 3/15/14 5:00pm 3/15/14 5:00pm