The constant progression of annual sport titles has another advantage besides the games getting more and more realistic every year. It creates moments where the players go nuts—suddenly, our ordinary game turns itself into Dragon Ball Z or Super Smash TV. We selected below a few of these from the last few years' FIFA, …
Going from the person most co-workers know as a man to one they will know as a woman is a challenge most people won't ever have to face. Doing it in the sports division of a video game company probably adds a ridiculous degree of difficulty.
As of this writing, there are at least seven YouTube videos, all with more than 100,000 views, tracking pratfalls and slapstick glitches found in FIFA 12—the latest entry in the most acclaimed and respected sports video game series of the past three years. All of these come from regular users playing a demo version…
Let's just say if you're going into the corner with Winnipeg's Nik Antropov hot on your tail, be prepared to pay the price.
NHL 12 is not just a critically acclaimed game for its simulated play; it's also a fun time for armchair talent evaluators and kitchen-table franchise managers. Giving credit where it is due, the series' producer says the game took its inspiration from an old, old old-school NES title.
North Tonawanda schoolgirl Lexi Peters is 14 years old, and is a big hockey fan. So much so that she plays the sport. She also plays the popular NHL video games all the time, but was sick of her and her friends having to play as men. So she sent developers EA Sports a letter.
The sale and transfer of Atlanta's NHL franchise to Winnipeg means 'Peggers beloved Jets are returning to the ice this year. But if you're expecting a sneak preview at what their new sweaters will look like, you won't find it in NHL 12.
Sports fans have heaped lots of love on NBA 2K12 following its reveal of a roster of 15 all-time greats, and their supporting cast; let's not forget the same thing is taking place in hockey's premier video game sim, NHL 12, which will deliver a dozen greats who also span that sport's most telegenic era.
Here's a re-creation of the classic scene from Swingers, in which digital Jeremy Roenick makes digital Wayne Gretzky's head bleed, this time starring Real Jeremy Roenick. Playing as Gretzky in NHL '94. In 2011. Now I think my head's gonna bleed.
What is EA Sports' Season Ticket? It's a $25 VIP pass, good for a year, getting you past the velvet rope to your favorite sports game on a weekend when everyone else is still playing last year's edition. It offers a 20 percent discount on paid downloadable content.
EA Sports will offer an annual subscription for hardcore sports gamers, which includes a three-day, pre-release full-play preview of five of the label's most popular titles, and a 20 percent discount on their paid downloadable content catalog. EA Sports' "Season Ticket" begins Aug. 27 with Madden NFL 12, and it will…
Hockey's video game superstars will perform more recognizably like their real world counterparts in NHL 12, anticipating turnovers, powering their way to the goal and playing a more proactive defense, the game's producer said at Electronic Arts' Summer Showcase this afternoon.
At the NHL awards tonight, EA Sports revealed that Tampa Bay center Steven Stamkos will grace the cover of NHL 12 when the game releases Sept. 13.
How many new features can you spot in this first screen shot of NHL 12? For starters, that's the Capitals and the Penguins playing the Winter Classic at Heinz Field, which means the NHL's outdoor New Year's Day gala will appear in the EA Sports series for the first time ever.