HMV: Trade in FIFA 12 and get PES 2012 for 99p

Recently, Konami has been disappointing football fans with the Pro Evolution Soccer series as soccer fans are increasingly forsaking PES and pledging their allegiance to FIFA. However, Pro Evolution Soccer 12 will be released tomorrow (14 October). and HMV seems to be backing Konami. If you’re not satisfied with FIFA 12, you can stop by HMV this weekend and trade it in to get PES 2012 for 99p. Good deal right? Well done to HMV for capitalising on EA and Konami’s rivalry.... Read More

The FIFA 12 Demo: A Review

ROONEY!! FIFA 12 is here, or at least the demo is. The sight of Rooney kicking the ball into a net, like he does every year, to start the FIFA game was thrilling to say the least. In case you didn’t get to know, a free demo of FIFA 12 was released to the public yesterday. For PlayStation users, the demo can be downloaded from the PlayStation store. Although only 5 teams can be used in the demo: Dortmund, Arsenal, Milan, Man City and Barcelona, the demo still provides an... Read More

EA Reaveals FIFA 12 Cover Stars

  Above is the UK cover for FIFA 12 which features Man United star striker Wayne Rooney and Arsenal’s key midfielder Jack Wilshere. Rooney has been on the cover for 7 consecutive years, and he’s no push over at the game either; although because of his sponsorship he gets the new releases before everyone else and has time to practice. Jack Wilshere on the other hand should be extremely pleased to be gracing the cover of a FIFA title. Being an Arsenal fan I hope... Read More

FIFA Named Best Video Game Franchise

  The Fifa franchise has lived and endured for just under 18 years. Some dedicated fans may be familiar with the first ever FIFA title: FIFA international Soccer, which was released for PC, Genesis, Master System and Sega CD on the 15th of July 1993 (2 weeks after I was born!). Now it has been named the best video game series of all time, over the likes of Super Mario and Call of Duty. 1,862 gamers aged eighteen and over were interviewed about their attitudes to video games... Read More

Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 Surfaces

I am so sure that as the speculations about FIFA 12 arose, many gamers would have predicted or anticipated news about Pro Evolution Soccer 2012. PES is FIFA’s biggest rival in the soccer game industry so you can always expect Konami, the developers of PES, to stay on their toes and remain competitive; and yes this means the prolonged argument of “FIFA vs PES” will continue. Many of you committed soccer gamers know how this argument starts; you mercilessly... Read More