Category Archives: FIFA

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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PES 2014: Why I’ll be buying it over FIFA 14

PES 2014 doesn't let you perform a certain goal celebration after scoring. It doesn't have an Ultimate Team mode. It doesn't have Legends like Bergkamp and Pele. And it still doesn't have decent commentary. But to me PES 2014 is the game that will return the once renowned football game franchise to a standard it…
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FIFA 13 tips: EA Boot Room videos

FIFA 13 is one of those games that's easy to pick up but hard to master. It's full of extra tricks, flicks, goal celebrations and special shooting techniques to name a few. So far EA has produced more than ten of its own Boot Room tips videos, featuring excellent advice from Darren Cross and Matt…
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