2010 FIFA World Cup News

UK charts: FIFA World Cup remains top

Sin and Punishment 2 falters.

A poor week for new releases sees few new entries in the UK all-formats chart, but then displacing EA's 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa this close to the real-life sporting event was always going to be a tall task, and the EA game remains number one.

UK chart: 2010 FIFA World Cup is top

SSFIV in second, GOW Collection 10th.

The 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa game has raced to the top of the UK all-formats chart. PS3 sales were greater than on Xbox 360 by one per cent (48 to 47).

EA/Capcom games dodge volcano delays

FIFA World Cup, SSFIV, LP2 on time.

VOLCANO WATCH: EA and Capcom have assured Eurogamer that their imminent releases are not buried under tons of death-ash spouted from Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano.

World Cup producer on tackling quitters

Could incentivise people for staying course.

Update: Simon Humber has contacted Eurogamer to clarify the quotes below. "What I believe I said to Mr Minkley, when asked about quitting, was that there is another way to think about the problem," he wrote in an email.

EA's 2010 FIFA World Cup confirmed

EA's 2010 FIFA World Cup confirmed

First screenshot tomorrow.

EA's lifted the lid on the official 2010 FIFA World Cup videogame and promises to release the first screenshot tomorrow.

"The first screenshot of 2010 FIFA World Cup will be posted live at www.facebook.com/EASPORTSFIFA," Tweeted EA Sports.

The existence of the game is as unsurprising as a yearly update to the core FIFA series, but nevertheless, this is the first EA has publicly spoken of it.

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