The Most Hilarious Sports Game Glitches, Now In Motion

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, » 2/26/13 8:00pm 2/26/13 8:00pm

A Transgender Transition Inside EA Sports: "Will Everyone Stare at Me?"

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.


But when EA Sports producer John Worrall became Kelly Worrall, she says that … » 5/09/12 6:01pm 5/09/12 6:01pm

Damned If You Demo, Damned If You Don't

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… » 9/24/11 5:00pm 9/24/11 5:00pm

An Old-School NES Baseball Game Inspired EA Sports' World-Class Hockey…

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. » 9/16/11 6:30am 9/16/11 6:30am

NHL 12 Sends Hockey's Greatest Shift on the Ice

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. » 8/19/11 1:00am 8/19/11 1:00am

Here's What You Get—And What You Don't—With EA Sports' New Premium…

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. » 8/02/11 9:00am 8/02/11 9:00am

EA Sports' 'Season Ticket' Subscription Gets Diehard Fans In the Game…

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 cost … » 8/02/11 8:00am 8/02/11 8:00am

Our Weird Video Game Summer Has a No-Strike Madden, a Kooky Catherine, …

Blockbuster video games rarely released during the summer. But scale is no measure of quality; and while not all are of AAA-proportions, we'll demonstrate that this summer's schedule could include some of the strangest and boldest titles of the year. » 6/24/11 11:00am 6/24/11 11:00am