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Shock and awe, Medal of Honor: Warfighter, which is receiving some of the worst reviews of the season so far, took first place in the UK last week. This is either a sign of the media's impotence or a hat tip to the brilliance of publisher EA that it withheld review copies until launch. A similar si...

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Welcome to the fourth consecutive week of FIFA 13 topping the UK Charts. No need to feign surprise. Also, don't expect FIFA's run to end by next week, unless Medal of Honor: Warfighter shocks and awes us all. Then again... there's always Forza: Horizon. Racing games can be a wild card on the UK ...

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Kids these days sure do seem to like the football, if FIFA 13's crazy-pants sales figures are any indication. The game, which Joystiq's resident sportsball enthusiast Mike Suszek liked an awful lot, has sold "over 4.5 million games across all platforms" since its launch on September 25, according t...

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After the impressive FIFA Soccer 12 last year, it's easy to have high expectations for this year's soccer game from EA Canada. Barring any major setbacks to the series, the question of how great FIFA 13 would be wasn't an unreasonable one to ponder heading into the game's release. This is, without ...

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NBA Live 13 may be lost, but EA's got one win on its hands at least, as FIFA 13 has sold at record numbers already. The popular soccer sim has sold through 353,000 copies on Xbox 360 and the PS3 in just one day, according to EA, giving those sales an increase of 42 percent over last year's iteratio...

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Technically, the FIFA 13 demo "kicks" PC, PS3 and 360 today. Hitting things with your hands, after all, is illegal. Headline discrepancies aside, a demo for FIFA 13 is now available for PC and Xbox 360 in both the UK and North America. The PS3 demo has already landed in the UK as well, though North...

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EA Canada has a difficult road ahead of it with FIFA 13, attempting to follow up a game praised for its inclusion of tactical defending and a brand-new physics engine. The question posed to the FIFA Soccer team this year is: "How do you make a significantly better game than FIFA 12?" Hardcore socce...

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Remember all the drills you had to do in little league soccer? Well, EA thinks you'll want to experience that all over again in video game form through the latest FIFA iteration. Call it "training" if you want....

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The PlayStation 3 version of FIFA 13 will support the PlayStation Move, and the special controls were demonstrated during Gamescom press conference. Players will be able aim precision passes, paint paths for teammates to follow, shoot with a flick of the wrist and add spin by turning the Move. For ...

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FIFA 13 will have a feature called Match Day that incorporates real-world developments into the gameplay, through the running in-game commentary. Match Day will also affect gameplay, with team figures changing to reflect the real world numbers, and in-game stats reflecting on-pitch performance. Mat...

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If you're lucky enough to find yourself at Gamescom next week in Germany, playable demos of Crysis 3 and SimCity will be headlining EA's lineup. Aside from those two, there will also be demo stations at EA's booth for Need for Speed: Most Wanted, FIFA 13, FIFA Manager 13, Medal of Honor: Warfighter...

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EA announced FIFA 13 for Wii U at today's EA Summer Showcase event, and the game's live demo features new touch controls using the Wii U GamePad. Among the new GamePad-oriented features is Team Management Control, in which players can perform substitutions, select formations, and control individual...

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FIFA 13 is integrating Kinect in a variety of voice-controlled scenarios, allowing players to choose formations, make substitutions and call plays as they happen live, as the above video demonstrates. Kinect will also enable the referees to "hear" it when you react poorly to a bad call, and while...

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Details for GameStop's North American FIFA 13 pre-order bonuses are in, and they look shockingly familiar. GameStop pre-orders will receive one gold pack per week for 24 weeks, each of which consists of 12 items, including players rated 75 and up, contracts, stadiums, staff and badges, along with o...

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FIFA 13 is scheduled to launch on September 28 in the UK, placing the US date, supposedly, on September 25. The FIFA 13 Ultimate Edition will give UK buyers 24 FIFA Ultimate Team gold packs, one per week for 24 weeks and with a value of more than £15. Each gold pack includes 12 items, such a...

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