Every year, I seem to write about the same things – all of the new sports games that are hitting the market. Whilst some franchises only have one game, thanks to licensing agreements, football seems to be pretty well represented on the gaming front. (more…)
“Another year, another version, not many changes” – that’s the usual mantra surrounding the annual release of sporting video games. Whether it’s the NFL, NBA, wrestling, NHL, or football, the quickest way to cash in on those fans is to release a new game every year, with slightly improved graphics and an up-to-date roster. (more…)
With the World Cup winding down this weekend, I thought it was as good a time as any to go back to the past (if you will) and crack out two of last year’s football titles.
Having originally been a fan of FIFA games when I first started playing on the PC, then on the PS2 and Xbox, I switched my allegiances to Pro Evolution Soccer for a few years, sacrificing the licences of FIFA for the ability to edit my own Sunderland team in PES. After all, it was around this time when Sunderland weren’t in the Premier League, so back in the days when FIFA only featured Premier League sides… you can guess why I switched! (more…)