FIFA 14 is joining the leagues of titles getting 'day one' patch treatment as EA Sports target some instability that was found during the closed beta period. There are also fixes to Skill Games and Creation Centre.
The studio promises they're working on feedback received from the FIFA 14 demo and are in the process of including tweaks. EA are also investigating freezes.
Fans of the classic Sega Genesis fantasy football game, Mutant League Football, will be happy to know a remake is hitting Kickstarter, thanks to the original developer of the game, Michael Mendheim. The original game was published by Electronic Arts and earned multiple accolades.
2K Sports has released the first screenshots for the latest edition of their premier basketball game, NBA 2K14, which is being released for PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4.
Out of the Park Developments has announced that the 1.03 patch for their hockey strategy sim Franchise Hockey Manager 2014 is now available.
PC and Xbox 360 fans of FIFA 14 can get their goalkeeper mitts on the next instalment to the behemoth sports franchise today in demo form. PlayStation 3 has to wait until tomorrow - oh the injustice!
Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City and AC Milan are among eight teams available to play as. PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 miss out on EA Sports extra goodness for Xbox One and PS4.
SI Games has released two new "video blogs" for the upcoming footie simulator Football Manager 2014, one focusing on the updated user interface, the other focusing on the revamped news notifications.
Konami's Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 won't be getting a drop of the wet stuff as rain doesn't exist. PES community manager Adam Bhatti reveals the studio are giving sky tears a miss this year.
The reason is because they had to "overhaul the whole game" and didn't have time to squeeze it in comfortably. The absence of any Spanish stadium is down to "extremely aggressive" EA Sports.
Electronic Arts has released a new GamesCom 2013 gameplay trailer for their upcoming footie game, FIFA 14, narrated by Patrick Stewart himself. The publisher also announced that a demo would be hitting on the 10th September.
Excalibur Publishing has announced some new competition for Football Manager 2014, with its own footie simulation, Football Director 2014, priced at a budget £9.99 and coming the 13th September.
Out of the Park Developments has announced that their premiere hockey management sim, Franchise Hockey Manager 2014, will be coming on the 3rd September 2013 on PC.
Konami has released the first tutorial video for Pro Evolution Soccer 2014, which focuses on ball control. Players can also learn how the new control scheme will play out in the new football simulator.
During a lawsuit by former collegiate football players about Electronic Arts using their likenesses to sell their NCAA Football games, the publisher attempted to invoke First Amendment rights on the issue, stating they were permitted to use their likenesses as a part of freedom of speech.
505 Games has today announced its decision to delay Ashes Cricket 2013. Originally schedule for release on PC during the 1st Ashes series of 2013 in the United Kingdom, the release has been delayed to November 2013 when the return series starts in Australia.
One of the most popular mini-games in gaming are the FIFA Ultimate Team virtual collectible cards - as the recent hacking and phishing in previous years have proven.
The original designer of the longrunning Madden
series, Robin Antonick, has been awarded more than $11M USD in damages from Electronic Arts by a California jury after a three day deliberation. The developer had sued
EA for failing to pay him royalties for what has become a massive cash cow for the publisher.
Fans of European basketball will be pleased to know that 14 of the 24 regular group stage teams of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague will be available in NBA 2K14.
LeBron James is involved in the NBA Finals right now, but 2K Sports has announced that he will be the cover athlete of NBA 2K14, which will be released on the 1st October on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. 2K Sports also announced that the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions would be released after the current gen.
The upcoming FIFA 14 has just received a teasing gameplay trailer full of words like 'pure shot', 'precision movement' and the ever-clear 'sprint dribble turns'. This is the gameplay of the current gen FIFA 14.
Remember that EA Sports is only using their new fancier engine for Xbox One and PlayStation 4, while Xbox 360, PS3 and PC will use the current tech from FIFA 13. It's out September 27th in Europe.
Expect some elaborate monologues and boss fights in the next Pro Evolution Soccer as Konami says PES 2014 is using an "all-new engine" in the series as it adopts Kojima's Fox Engine from Metal Gear.
The PES team in Tokyo have "extended and enhanced" Fox Engine to meet the "complex demands" of PES. It lets the developers 'throw off the shackles' of previous tech limitations, says Konami.
Sports Interactive Director Miles Jacobsen has announced that Football Manager 2013 is the best-selling game in the series, reaching back through its Championship Manager days in the 1990's.