Archive for the ‘FIFA’ Category
  • FIFA 17 was the world’s best-selling game
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    Posted February 1st, 2017 at 3:00 pm 9 Comments »
    Besides another NBA Live cancellation and other news on the upcoming fiscal year, Electronic Arts yesterday revealed that FIFA 17 outsold every other video game in 2016 worldwide. That's not necessarily a surprise but that the franchise continues to grow year-over-year may be one. The latest game in the series is up 8% compared to FIFA 16 over the same stretch of time. The biggest reason for that may be the new story mode "The Journey" that was introduced in FIFA 17. Over 10 million pe...
  • Details on the third patch for FIFA 17
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    Posted January 18th, 2017 at 3:45 pm 1 Comment »
    A new patch has gone out for FIFA 17 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. It's the third post-release update for the game and primarily impacts gameplay with one critical adjustment having been made along with multiple changes delivered to Ultimate Team. Gameplay ♦Adjusted the defensive line position for low pressure tactics. ♦Addressed an issue where a pass was made without a button press. Ultimate Team ♦Displaying correct kit on the player in the kit select screen. ♦Player...
  • Details on the second patch for FIFA 17
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    Posted November 16th, 2016 at 10:15 am No Comments »
    A second patch has just gone out for FIFA 17 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. While the first update to the game delivered a number of gameplay and presentation improvements, this one isn't as substantial, though it does attempt to fix some minor issues and adds in several new languages for the story mode.   (more…)...
  • NBA 2K17 and FIFA 17 to be updated with PS4 Pro support
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    Posted November 3rd, 2016 at 7:00 am 14 Comments »
    The PS4 Pro is just days away from release and two of the biggest sports games will be ready to take advantage of its capabilities at launch. NBA 2K17 and FIFA 17 will be receiving patches by next Thursday that will enhance them for use with the updated console. Capabilities of the more powerful PS4 Pro include the ability to display in 4K resolution (for those with 4K television sets) and offer improved framerates in some cases. NBA 2K17 and FIFA 17 will not be any different other than ...
  • The Journey has proven story modes in sports games are here to stay
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    Posted November 2nd, 2016 at 1:15 pm 10 Comments »
    The NBA 2K series has shown continued growth over recent years due in part to the strength of its MyCareer story mode. It's was only natural that other companies would take notice and examine doing the same for their sports games. EA Sports is no stranger to the concept of narrative-driven modes - Fight Night Champion in 2011 was based around that very thing - but it's a new initiative for their crop of yearly league licensed franchises which have largely played it safe since the debut of Ul...
  • Details on the first patch for FIFA 17
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    Posted October 14th, 2016 at 8:30 am 2 Comments »
    The first post-release patch for FIFA 17 is nearing release for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One and is already available on PC. EA Sports provided details on what to expect out of the update. It includes numerous gameplay fixes and improvements plus updated broadcast elements for the Premier League this season.  (more…)...
  • First deal on FIFA 17
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    Posted October 14th, 2016 at 7:00 am No Comments »
    It hasn't even been three weeks since FIFA 17 released but the game can already be had at a significant discount. Amazon has it as the "Deal of the Day" for $40 on both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. This will likely be the lowest price found on FIFA 17 until Black Friday in late November so those who are interested should consider taking advantage of the deal. FIFA 17 is the highest rated edition in the series since 2013 and features "The Journey" which is a new story mode, the intro...
  • FIFA Mobile now available worldwide
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    Posted October 11th, 2016 at 9:15 am 1 Comment »
    The latest refresh of the popular mobile version of the FIFA series has just released. FIFA Mobile, which drops Ultimate Team from the title but is still heavily based on the team-building model, can now be downloaded free for iOS through iTunes and for Android from Google Play. The game was available in limited markets for a month before releasing worldwide today where reviews were not kind and trail far behind those of last year's edition. The biggest new feature with FIFA Mobile is "...
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