FIFA 10 News

Uncharted 2 dominates BAFTA Awards

Batman: Arkham Asylum wins Best Game.

Batman: Arkham Asylum shocked the BAFTA Video Game Award 2010 audience by winning Best Game - a trophy expected to fall to Uncharted 2. The Rocksteady-developed superhero game also took Best Gameplay.

Phase two of FIFA 10 World Cup begins

PS3 tournament wants 10 more champs.

The second phase of FIFA 10's online World Cup tournament starts on PS3 today, and follows an immense first-leg where 400,000 hopefuls were whittled down to just 11.

Moore "delighted" by FIFA 10 in Japan

Shares his thoughts on market difficulties.

Peter Moore has aired his frustration about Western games not doing very well in Japan, and promised to keep pushing EA Sports games there after FIFA 10 did the unthinkable and pierced the top 10.

UK charts: FIFA 10 beats Uncharted 2

Brutal Legend appears. Full Top 40 inside.

PS3 blockbuster Uncharted 2: Among Thieves swung into the UK all-formats chart at number two this week, denied top-billing by an unmovable FIFA 10.

Moore "glad" some of FIFA's issues solved

Promised patch in Sony/MS certification.

EA Sports boss Peter Moore has acknowledged that the scale of FIFA 10's early sales success caught the publisher's online service people off-guard, but also said he is "glad our teams have solved many of the capacity issues that plagued some of you in the first few days out of the gate".

New FIFA 10 patch this week, EA keen to address remaining issues

EA Sports has told Eurogamer that a large number of the problems reported with FIFA 10 on the official forums have been addressed or will be addressed by a new patch, which should be out this week.

"We have already created one patch based on gameplay feedback after the demo went live, and we are now creating another one that will go out this week (fingers crossed), in order to give our gamers the best possible experience," a spokesperson for EA Canada told Eurogamer overnight.

We asked whether issues with Game Face, Live Seasons, Club Mode and disconnections were connected, and whether there was any progress sorting them out.

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UK Chart: Goal-pie for FIFA 10

Second biggest UK launch ever.

FIFA 10 is the UK's second fastest selling game ever behind Grand Theft Auto IV, smashing FIFA 09's opening weekend by a fearsome 48 per cent.

FIFA team eyes playable TV replays

Football "dream" revealed.

EA has outlined its "dream" for FIFA - synching up with a live game to offer playable replays of the action fans have just witnessed. And EA Sports' marketing boss reckons the huge technical challenges involved will be overcome "very soon".

Demos galore line the PS3 Store

Katamari! FIFA! LBP! Fat Princess!

Demos for Katamari Forever, FIFA 10, Fat Princess and LittleBigPlanet are the star attractions on the PlayStation Store this week.

Live Seasons expanded for FIFA 10

New mode mirrors real-life leagues.

EA has fleshed out the premium Live Season feature for FIFA 10, introducing a new league mode that stays toe-to-toe with all the action from the real world.

FIFA 10 demo dated, detailed

Roughly two weeks away.

EA has announced that a FIFA 10 demo will be released on 10th September for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. The US will be offered the demo seven days later on 17th September.

FIFA set-piece creator will work online

EA won't turn it off unless exploits emerge.

EA Canada has decided to let you use FIFA 10's set-piece creator in online matches after all, but may turn it off if people find a way to take the piss as they did with last year's Custom Tactics.

Create A Set-Piece has been revealed as the latest addition to the FIFA 10 feature set, allowing players to program unique choreographed curve balls for use in-game.

EA: FIFA 10 Wii will work online

Disconnection issues a thing of the past.

EA Sports has declared that FIFA 10 on Wii should not suffer from the same disconnection problems that afflicted its predecessor.

FIFA 10 given release date

FIFA 10 given release date

Start of October.

EA has announced that FIFA 10 will be released in the UK on 2nd October.

You'll be able to pick it up on DS, PC, PS2, PS3, PSP, Wii and Xbox 360, and judging by past years, everybody with electricity will do just that.

FIFA 10 makes several new changes, including the addition of 360-degree control, which alters the feel considerably.

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FIFA man bigs up 360-degree control

"It totally changes the way you play."

FIFA 10 producer Dave Rutter has told Eurogamer TV that the addition of 360-degree control in this year's update is "going to totally change the way you play the game".