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Lace ’em up: ‘FIFA 17’ is free to play this Thanksgiving weekend on consoles

Electronic Arts is kicking off a free weekend for FIFA 17 on Thanksgiving Day, giving PlayStation 4 and Xbox One players an opportunity to experience the latest entry in its long-running soccer sim franchise free of charge.
Gaming

‘NHL 17’ simulation picks Nashville Predators to hoist the Stanley Cup

NHL 17 has simulated the 2016 hockey season and predicts that the Nashville Predators will hoist the Stanley Cup. The Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid, last year's first-overall draft pick, is predicted to be the MVP.
Gaming

'FIFA 17' gets a multiplatform demo ahead of worldwide launch

Publisher Electronic Arts has released a free demo version of its annual soccer sim FIFA 17 for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC platforms ahead of its worldwide launch later this month.
Gaming

An end to gridiron gridlock? EA exec discusses return of 'NCAA Football' series

Electronic Arts chief competition officer Peter Moore discussed the current status of the publisher's dormant NCAA Football series, revealing that the college sports sim franchise could make a triumphant return "one day."
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'Madden NFL 17' will feature downloadable commentary on Colin Kaepernick protest

"Madden NFL 17" now provides downloadable weekly commentary tracks. One will cover Colin Kaepernick, the San Francisco 49ers quarterback who is protesting by refusing to stand during the national anthem at games.
Computing

Why obsessed hockey fans are updating ‘NHL 2004’ every single year

On the Internet, active communities can pop up around anything -- even updating a 13-year-old hockey game long since abandoned by the company that made it. Meet NHL 2004 Rebuilt, the best hockey game you've never heard of.
Gaming

Super Bowl savant: Will Madden predict this year's game as perfectly as last?

EA Sports used Madden NFL 16 to predict the Carolina Panthers will win Super Bowl 50, which is worth noting because the video game forecasted the exact score of last year’s big game.
Gaming

FIFA 16 features World Cup champ Alex Morgan as the franchise’s first female cover athlete

Alex Morgan, forward for the United States women's national soccer team, will be the first woman featured on the cover of EA Sports' popular FIFA franchise, following her World Cup victory.
Gaming

Judge approves $60 million settlement for NCAA athletes in EA video games

U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken approved a $60 million settlement between EA Sports, the NCAA, and thousands of unpaid college athletes who sued for compensation for their likenesses being used in video games.
Gaming

EA Sports looks to get back in the game with across-the-board improvements to its games

During its E3 presser, EA announced that it will make improvements across the board for its EA Sports titles, which include NHL 16, NBA Live 16, Madden NFL 16, and FIFA 16, along with this year's entry in the PGA Tour series.
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2K Sports confirms Spike Lee is doing the “write” thing in NBA 2K16

2K Sports has confirmed director Spike Lee's involvement in the MyCAREER mode for NBA 2K16. The legendary director will be writing and directing the story for the upcoming basketball game.
Gaming

Get twice the hockey with two separate NHL games this year

EA Sports is changing the NHL game plan this year, and will be releasing two separate games for last-gen and new-gen consoles. NHL Legacy Edition and NHL 16 both arrive this September.