Category Archives: FIFA

West Ham United’s eSports signing has generated massive media coverage

West Ham United has become the first Premier League football club to sign an eSports player - and the news story has blown up online. The club announced it has signed Sean "Dragonn" Allen, formerly of exceL eSports, who was runner-up in the FIFA Interactive World Cup in March. The 24-year-old Brit narrowly missed out on…
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AJ3, Miniminter and other YouTubers to star at FA Cup gaming tournament

An Emirates FA Cup football gaming tournament will kick off at Wembley in May, with several well-known gamers set to attend. The English Football Association (FA) has announced the names of 64 gamers who have been randomly selected to take part in the first Emirates FA Cup gaming tournament. Each will represent their respective football club, including Trisha Barrett for Arsenal,…
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VfL Wolfsburg’s UK FIFA pro: ‘I hope this inspires other football clubs to get involved with eSports’

Forget Lord Bendtner. Step aside Kevin De Bruyne. German football club Wolfsburg has a new star signing - but he's not a footballer. He's a gamer. Well-established German Bundesliga football team VfL Wolfsburg launched an eSports division last year and signed pro FIFA player and four times German champion Benedikt 'Salz0r' Saltze. Now it's growing its ranks further with…
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The hunt for the best FIFA player in the UK and Europe begins

Gfinity will be hosting the FIFA 16 Ultimate Team Play Like a Legend Championship this year, boasting a prize pool of almost $30,000. It's the top official FIFA eSports competition in Europe and finals across three seasons will take place at the UK's Gfinity Arena. The Season 1 finals will take place on February 13th with a $7,000…
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“UK eSports is dead”

When I was at DreamHack London earlier this year, sitting in the press room, a few British guys from within the scene entered the room. "UK eSports is dead," one laughed. "If that's the best we can do, we have no chance," another quipped. They were commenting on the fact that the only British CSGO team…
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Review: FIFA 15

EA's FIFA franchise, along with Konami's Pro Evolution Soccer, has dominated the sports genre within video gaming since the turn of the Century. This hugely successful series has had instalments released annually since 1993 and has produced a staggering 15 entries since its debut. Therefore it is credit to developer EA's ability to continually tweak…
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Is World Cup Brazil better than FIFA 14?

The annual release of the latest incarnation of the FIFA simulation is a highlight of the gaming calendar. This year’s version, FIFA 14, has been received with the requisite fanfare. In fact, many fans have expressed the opinion that FIFA 14 eclipses its keen rival Pro Evo 14, making it the top dog when it…
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How much do FIFA Points cost in FIFA 14?

If you want to know how much FIFA Points cost in the UK, whether on Xbox 360 or PS3, we've listed the prices in our table below. FIFA Points are a form of in-game currency used for FIFA 14's FIFA Ultimate Team (FUT) mode. We've now updated this article following the release of FIFA 14:…
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