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O-Games Announces John "The Lion" Daly at E3 showing off ProStroke Golf

Posted: 27.05.2010 by PRBot

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O-Games is proud to announce that none other than John Daly himself will be in the O-Games booth at this year's E3 demoing John Daly's ProStroke Golf! "The Lion" will be on hand, challenging players to "Grip it and Rip it" and showing off the innovative ProStroke control. Announced last week, John Daly's ProStroke Golf is coming to Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system for Microsoft, PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and PC this fall.

Rumour: Creative Assembly sports title is London Olympic Games

Posted: 20.05.2010 by Technet2k

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Real-time strategy legends Creative Assembly are taking on the sports genre in the biggest way possible, by looking to the 2012 Olympic Games.

Sources claim they're going Olympian with it releasing in time for the 2012 event in London. Recent rumours pegged them to be on Football Manager.

Creative Assembly to make Sports Title

Posted: 18.05.2010 by JustCommunication

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It seems strategy powerhouse Creative Assembly is going back to its roots. Their Brisbane studio is apparently working on an "upcoming next-gen sports title", according to a recent job listing.

Ubi's Pure Football out May 28th, PC Prince of Persia date June 4th

Posted: 23.04.2010 by Technet2k

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The first ever football sport title from Ubisoft, Pure Football, will be out this May 28th. It favours 'down the park' matches over the stadiums.

Stars battle five-aside with rules made up along the way, on themed pitches. Prince of Persia for PC arrives two weeks after consoles.

Cyanide focus on new Blood Bowl, users angered at 'support drop'

Posted: 22.04.2010 by Technet2k

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Blood Bowl from developer Cyanide will only be getting patches to address "technical bugs" from now on they reveal, as they move onto next.

They're busy with Blood Bowl Legendary Edition, and users fear it will make the original game obsolete, as content updates are to cease.

Tiger Woods PGA Tour Online is not free, subscriptions are wanted

Posted: 06.04.2010 by Technet2k

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EA Sports' browser-based Tiger Woods PGA Tour Online is so not totally free, in fact it's so not free that you have to actually pay money to play it.

You can pay annually, monthly or per round. It's got singleplayer, multiplayer and tournaments for golfing fans. The beta period is over.

Tiger Woods PGA Tour Online launched by EA Sports, is open to all

Posted: 26.03.2010 by Technet2k

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The free-to-play browser-based Tiger Woods PGA Tour Online is now officially launched by EA Sports, coinciding with the return of the legend.

It's actually still in the beta stage, but EA Sports has swung (no pun intended) the doors wide open for all golf enthusiasts. Call a golf caddy!

Reboot will take FM Live "forward", says Duffy

Posted: 25.03.2010 by JustCommunication

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Sports Interactive, the makers of the MMO adaption of Football Manager, are hoping that today's reboot will help take the game to "the next level".

"I wouldn't say it's been hugely profitable, but it has been profitable," admitted Marc Duffy to Eurogamer.

Rumour-mill: EA looking to sue South Park for Tiger Woods airing?

Posted: 22.03.2010 by Technet2k

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The recent episode of South Park, which also kicked off its new season, featured famous people and sex addiction - naturally Tiger Woods there.

EA Sports, as claimed by a source, may well be looking to sue the show for copyright infringement for displaying a new 'Tiger Woods game'.

Moore talks an all digital EA Sports future, "great believers" in Wii

Posted: 02.03.2010 by Technet2k

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EA Sports boss Peter Moore has hinted that the publishing giant may well start up monthly subscriptions and "topical" updates for sports titles.

More integration with other devices is on their mind too, like managing Madden NFL teams on your iPhone with an app. Remains an ally to Wii.

Championship Manager Online closes April 30th, Eidos' call to make

Posted: 08.02.2010 by Technet2k

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Developer Jadestone has announced the closure of Championship Manager Online, and how "contractual obligations" forbid them talking.

The decision to end the online game was "entirely theirs to make," said the studio referring to Eidos, and it was one made "unilaterally".

EA announce FIFA Online, free-to-play on PC with 500 football teams

Posted: 29.01.2010 by Technet2k

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Three major game modes will appear in EA Sports' FIFA Online, along with 500 football teams and around 15,000 players - all free.

The core game is free but micro-transactions are about, but remain optional. Closed beta begins February 3rd, open beta starts in June.

Rumour-mill: Ubisoft to launch own football IP to take on FIFA/PES?

Posted: 28.01.2010 by Technet2k

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Publisher Ubisoft wants to invade the sports genre and so are going after the long established FIFA and PES crowd, if reports are accurate.

Devs have been working with "several English clubs" apparently, and it's due to hit consoles in 2010. This all remains pure speculation... for now.

EA announces Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11, to release this summer

Posted: 22.01.2010 by Technet2k

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The golfer Tiger Woods has already been defended by EA Sports boss Peter Moore, who said they signed him up because he's the best.

What with all that ruckus over his personal life recently, Moore also declared they won't be dropping him. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11 is coming.

EA indifferent to Tiger Woods as "arm's length endorser", love him

Posted: 05.01.2010 by Technet2k

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Peter Moore is big boss of EA Sports, and he's taken the time to clarify that they love Tiger Woods as the "most talented and exciting golfer."

All that business about his business is none of EA's business, they say. Right now though only PGA Tour Online is getting their team's focus.

Schappert: FIFA 10 31 percent above FIFA 09, outsells PES "4 to 1"

Posted: 10.11.2009 by Technet2k

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EA's John Schappert has said during an investor call that FIFA 10 has sold more through retail than FIFA 09 has by 31 percent in Europe.

The executive also said it's "outselling Pro Evolution Soccer 4 to 1." This comes amidst EA beating their chest over core IP 'revitalization'.

Funcom lands quarter of a million grant, will aid Snowboard game

Posted: 04.11.2009 by Technet2k

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Age of Conan developer Funcom has been granted $260k from the Norsk Film Institutt, to help in the development of a Snowboarding game.

It's the Norwegian government's digital arts division, and they're supporting Funcom's 'On The Edge Of The World'; a free-to-play onliner.

EA Sports' FIFA 10 sells 1.7m its first week, team "incredibly proud"

Posted: 07.10.2009 by Technet2k

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The latest entry in the FIFA series from EA has become the fastest-selling sports game so far. It cleared 1.7 million copies its opening week, and has scored high with most critics.

Over 10 million online matches have been played since launch, with over 155,000 users connected simultaneously at peak times. Fans show "just how much they love this game."

Pro Evo to work with motion control in the future

Posted: 05.10.2009 by Nakerman

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Future instalments of Pro Evolution Soccer could work with new motion control technology, such as the PS3's wand and Microsoft's Project Natal.

This is according to series creator Shingo 'Seabass' Takatsuka, who spoke to IGN about the matter.

EA finally add Dutch national team to FIFA with full likeness and kit

Posted: 22.09.2009 by Technet2k

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The upcoming FIFA 10 will have the Dutch national football team in all their actual glory this year, something that past titles have missed out on and had to fictionalize.

A deal has been struck which gets the official football players into the game, something that rival PES had accomplished a while back. Well done EA, the Netherlands is no longer fictional.