Swear at the Ref in FIFA 14 and You'll Be Reprimanded by Your Club

Kinect-supported (or sanctioned) cussin' was introduced in the FIFA and NBA 2K series last year, but on the Xbox One, both games have stepped up their penalties if you can't keep your potty mouth under control. In FIFA, you'll get a nastygram from your club's ownership, even. » 12/03/13 11:08am 12/03/13 11:08am

The PS4 Makes Madden, FIFA and NBA 2K Better, But Not Essential

Heading into this console transition my opinion was that, of all the genres that could possibly sell a new Xbox or PlayStation, sports would come in last. Despite the richer visuals and refined experiences I've seen so far, that opinion still stands. » 11/17/13 5:00pm 11/17/13 5:00pm

Fans Seem to be Waiting for Big-Name Sports to Launch on New Consoles

The third of three sports titles releasing on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 at launch arrived on shelves today—NBA 2K14—but if reviews and sales figures for its peers are any indication, fans appear to be waiting for the next console generation before they buy the sports titles closing out this one. If at all. » 10/01/13 12:30pm 10/01/13 12:30pm

First-Person Shooters? I'll Take A First-Person Scorer, Thanks.

I'm right in the middle of playing both FIFA 14 and PES 2014 (I'll be comparing them here next week). But as I play them - and in particular the former, which is looking old - my mind drifts to what the football games of the next (or next) generation could/should look like. » 9/27/13 2:00am 9/27/13 2:00am

How Times Change: 'EA Didn't Give a S--t About FIFA' 20 Years Ago

Today, EA Sports' FIFA series is critically acclaimed and globally dominant. Internally, football means football, not American football as played in Madden. Twenty years ago, though, the publisher wanted nothing to do with it, according to this retrospective by MCV. » 8/17/13 2:30pm 8/17/13 2:30pm