Sports Interactive is going old, old, incredibly old school football with Football Manager 1888, celebrating 125 years of the sport. Players will be able to be the manager of a La Belle Epoque team.
Out of the Park Developments has announced that its premiere baseball simulation, Out of the Park Baseball 14, will be arriving on the 15th April. According to the developer, gamers who preorder the game will get early access on the 12th April.
Mode 7 Games has announced a sequel of sorts to their critically acclaimed tactical strategy game Frozen Synapse, a futuristic American football game Frozen Endzone. The game brings Synapse's tactical strategy to the gridiron, carried out by robotic players.
Cyanide has announced that a free-to-play version of their adaptation of the Games Workshop board game Blood Bowl will be arriving in the Q2 2013 for PC, Mac and tablets, called Blood Bowl: Star Coach.
From the makers of the baseball management sim, Out of the Park Baseball, comes a new sports title, Franchise Hockey Manager, which aims to capture the spirit of Eastside Hockey Manager.
When THQ was dissolved, it left the WWE franchise cast adrift and unable to recover the $45M loan
it had given the publisher.
Not soon after, it was rumored
that Take 2 acquired the license. That rumor has been confirmed by Take 2 in a statement to IGN.
Out of the Park Developments has announced that the next generation of their premiere baseball management sim, Out of the Park Baseball 14, is now accepting preorders. The game is due to be released in April 2013.
It has been announced through Chart-Track that the FIFA franchise is the first video game series to collectively attain £1bn at UK retail. It did so spread across 40 released FIFA titles.
FIFA 12 and FIFA 13 alone contributed around £200m to the staggering figure. The second and third top video game grossing properties are Call of Duty and Mario respectively.
Codemasters has revealed four new tracks for F1 Race Stars, all of which can be downloaded today for Xbox 360 and PC.
We've been informed by a few of our viewers that the Reported Attack Page Warning first seen during the Christmas holidays is still being displayed for people with version 17 of Firefox, but we just wanted to let everyone known that the problem is fixed on our end and this is a bug with Firefox that should be fixed tomorrow with the release of version 18.
Disabled videogame advocacy group AbleGamers has given EA Sports' football title FIFA 13 their mainstream Game of the Year. The group admired the game's controls and AI adjustments that made the game accessible to both physically and mentally handicapped gamers.
On the 11th January, Electronic Arts will be shutting down online support for their 2011 branded EA Sports titles, as well as The Sims 2 a few days later.
Looks like World Wrestling Entertainment, aka the WWE, won't be getting the $45M owed to it by publisher THQ, thanks to the loan being unsecured. This was revealed in the bankruptcy filing by THQ.
Konami's PES 2013 will be receiving its next patch this December 20th, announces PES team leader Jon Murphy. Patch 1.03 will improve on the "acceptable" 2v2 mode to make it "even more intuitive".
The update also addresses the "overall balance of the game" with "a few aesthetic improvements here and there," thrown in for good measure. New goal celebrations have been added too.
FIFA 13's Ultimate Team servers were taken down last night. Now back online, EA has indicated it was in the process of axing cheaters from the system.
EA Sports' FIFA 13 continues to experience trouble with its Ultimate Team and so the publisher has "temporarily disabled" the service while they "work to resolve an issue" causing the headaches.
This means Ultimate Team's " online gameplay, trading, store purchasing, the Web App" and mobile app are all "unavailable during this time." Team of the Week is delayed.
2K Sports seems to have pulled the plug on its old online servers. Users playing All-Pro Football 2K8, NHL 2K10, College Hoops 2K8 and the year-old NBA 2K12 multiplayer have noticed a lack of online support across the last three weeks.
Publisher Konami's social network tie-in app for PES 2013 goes live today as the myPES app creates a direct connection between the sports game and mega-huge Facebook.
It provides fans a "vast addition of stats and achievements" for both online and offline games. It also lets you join or create regional groups or private leagues. Social networking strikes again.
Electronic Arts has announced that a new patch is now available for the PC version of FIFA 13. The major fix in the patch is removing the "invisible ball" glitch in which the soccer ball would inexplicably become invisible during play.
According to the official Tony Hawk Facebook page, the next downloadable content pack for Tony Hawks' Pro Skater HD will be delayed a few weeks.