Studio Says Antipiracy Measures in Football Manager 12 Helped Make 13

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. » 11/24/12 3:00pm 11/24/12 3:00pm

Student Gets a Football Manager Job Based on Football Manager Prowess

If I was in a pitch meeting with this story as a screenplay, I'd say it was The Last Starfighter » 11/21/12 9:00pm 11/21/12 9:00pm meets with a little bit of . Vugar Huseynzade, 21, of Sweden, got a job as a supporting manager despite having no experience managing a football team, other than in Sega and Sports Interactive's series.

I'm Playing the Best/Worst Sports Game of the Year, and it's Killing me

I love sports. I love video games. That doesn't mean I automatically love sports video games, because as a non-American, most professional and polished titles don't really appeal. » 11/06/12 12:00am 11/06/12 12:00am

The iPhone Game That Will Wreck Marriages

Football Manager, Sega's famous sports strategy sim that's renowned across Europe for being so addictive it destroys marriages, is now available on the iPhone. » 4/14/10 3:00am 4/14/10 3:00am

Arise, Sir Championship Manager

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. » 1/04/10 5:30am 1/04/10 5:30am

Football Manager Gets Strawberry and Vanilla Demos

Sports Interactive's Football Manager 2009 has gone gold, hurrah. To ramp up the launch, SI and SEGA Europe are planning to release not one, not three but two » 10/28/08 8:40pm 10/28/08 8:40pm demos. The 'Strawberry' demo will be released at midnight on Sunday 2nd November and will be available to download (PC Only) via Steam. It will feature clubs…

Football Manager Live Will Have Kick-about By Xmas, Full Launch Next…

Sports Interactive is planning a 'soft launch' of its online multiplayer twist on soccer management sim Football Manager 2009, with massively multiplayer footy to kick off properly early in 2009. The Live edition will essentially be a football MMO, with multiple servers hosting different sets of competing teams.… » 10/09/08 8:30pm 10/09/08 8:30pm

Football Manager Gets Steamed Up

The PC version of Football Manager 2009 is to be made available via STEAM from its retail launch date of November 14th. Sports Interactive's wildly popular soccer stat grinder will make full use of the digital distribution network, letting would-be cup winners patches and player stat updates as well as videos and… » 10/09/08 3:20pm 10/09/08 3:20pm

Football Manager 2009 PSP & Mac Screens

Sports Interactive/SEGA's management sim Football Manager 2009 is out - confusingly - in November. The latest iteration has even more stats to juggle and features an overhauled 'more realistic' transfer system with transfer rumors now playing a role in negotiations. No word on illegal The PC and Mac versions come with… » 9/05/08 3:20pm 9/05/08 3:20pm