Football Manager, a time-consuming game about running a football team, is very hands-on. It does, however, have a mode that lets you simulate seasons in case you want to skip a few. This is the tale of Lorf_Yimzo, who skipped a lot more than a few.
Cherno Samba was an unremarkable professional footballer who retired this week at the age of 29. For a generation of video game players, though, he was—and remains—a living legend.
If you’ve never played Football Manager, everything you’re about to read will sound absolutely crazy. If you have, well, it’ll just make sense.
From the sheer number of funny names assigned to the randomly generated players in Football Manager, you may have assumed there is no filter on name combinations. And while you may have seen a "Willy Pinas" or two, you haven't seen a "Adolf Hitler," "Tim McVeigh," or a "Dick Licka" for a good reason.
The real point of career modes in soccer video games is to snatch up a grip of the world's most hyped youngsters and slowly build a juggernaut. Fans of Football Manager—that impossibly detailed, life-consumingly fun computer game—were dismayed to find Norway's new starlet Martin Ødegaard missing on account of his…
In the West, Level-5 is perhaps best known for the Professor Layton puzzle games. In Japan, the Fukuoka-based game company is also famous for its Inazuma Eleven soccer games. Those games are at the center of a lawsuit.
Last year, Sports Interactive moved its management simulation/obsession Football Manager over to Steam, citing rampant piracy of the game. At the time, figures the developer cited said for every one person who bought Football Manager 09, four others acquired it illegally.
A restructuring in light of steep losses for the quarter ending today means that a lot of people at Sega of America lost their jobs yesterday. But rumors that the entire division is shutting down appear to be unfounded.
If you're going to donate to a charity so you can help out the people and organisations in Japan currently dealing with the effects of the earthquake and tsunami, you may as well get a great game out of it.
Every year around this time, the Queen's New Year Honours list is released, honouring those from the United Kingdom who are, well, worth being honoured. This year, plenty of video game types made the cut.