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Champ Manager for PSP

Plus Football Manager demo.

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Eidos has announced that a new version of Championship Manager is currently in development for the PSP.

It's being developed by Gusto Games and promises to feature all your favourite Champ Manager elements along with a host of new features.

There are 55 playable leagues spread over the top 12 footballing nations and continents including Europe, Asia and South America. Oh, and 25,000 players, too.

You can expect exclusive PSP modes, including Challenge and Quick-play 3 Season mode, live cup draws, a fully interactive transfer system, interactive board and backroom staff and an exclusive PSP skin and interface.

Plus you'll be able to keep all your stats right up to date by downloading data from the Championship Manager website. There's no word on a release date yet.

In other football management sim news, Sega and Sports Interactive have confirmed that the latest instalment in the Football Manager series for PC and Mac will hit the shops on October 21.

Football Manager 2006 has over 270,000 players and staff, 5000 playable teams, 50 countries' leagues and more than 30 new features. We're promised quicker setup and loading times, a thorough tutorial, graphical stats, a new comparison screen, height and weight stats, an easier way to edit tactics and new save game compression.

If you fancy trying before you buy you can download a new demo from the Sports Interactive website and play through half a season.

There are two kinds of demo to choose from - the "vanilla" one, which includes the English language only, and the 200MB "strawberry" demo which features 16 leagues and 8 languages. Enjoy.

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