Virtual currency, real crime: FBI alleges theft of millions of dollars in FIFA coins

In-game currency can actually be sold for real dollars, meaning that some titles attract real criminals. FIFA Ultimate Team football is just such a game, and the FBI has been investigating the theft of millions of virtual coins,

'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.
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Not before time, pro soccer will finally start testing in-game video replays

The only surprising thing about news that FIFA is looking to bring video replays to professional soccer is that it's taken this long to do it. Trials for the new Video Assistant Referee system will begin with MLS, among others.

Does EA score with FIFA 16 this time around? 2:39

Soccer fans can rejoice as EA has finally released their latest addition to the FIFA series with FIFA 16. While the game introduces a few major components, many still wonder if it's worth it to pick up a copy. Find out what's new…

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.
Movies & TV

U.S. women’s 2015 World Cup victory sets viewership record

The U.S. women's soccer team managed two impressive feats on July 5. Not only did they earn the right to bring home the 2015 World Cup trophy by defeating defending champion Japan, they attracted a record number of TV viewers.
Movies & TV

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon to produce film about FIFA corruption scandal

Ben Affleck and Warner Bros Pictures team up to develop a movie based around the book House of Deceit, detailing the scandalous exploits of FIFA executive Chuck Blazer in one of the biggest sports scandals of all time.

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.
Movies & TV

FIFA movie bombs at box office, takes just $607 on opening weekend

A FIFA vanity movie that cost around $30 million to make has bombed at the U.S. box office on its opening weekend, taking just $607. The release comes as soccer's governing body battles corruption allegations after the FBI arrested a number…
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Watch John Oliver beg Adidas, Budweiser to help oust FIFA President Sepp Blatter

Last Week Tonight's John Oliver wants to see FIFA President Sepp Blatter removed so badly that he offered sponsors an incentive to use their power to oust "the Swiss demon who has ruined the sport" he loves on the latest episode…

EA Access’s Vault now includes FIFA 15 for free

EA Access, the Xbox One-exclusive program offering free games and early access to EA titles, now includes unlimited access to the recently-released FIFA 15. Subscribers also receive a discount on Ultimate Team points.

Beware! Fake EA Instagram baits its phishing hook with FIFA 14 exclusives

Malwarebytes has exposed a new scam wherein a fake EA Instagram account is luring hapless World Cup fans to give up their Xbox and Origin log-in credentials for in-game exclusives.