Get Well Gamers
Mon, 28/07/14 – 22:43 | Comments Off

Just a quick message to the Soccer Gaming community. Take from it what you will. Get Well Gamers is a charity set up in the UK and designed to provide hospitals with gaming consoles and video games for their patients. A simple concept, the idea is that if your sat in bed all day, not […]

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Get Well Gamers
Mon, 28/07/14 – 22:43 | Comments Off

20140417_210122Just a quick message to the Soccer Gaming community. Take from it what you will. Get Well Gamers is a charity set up in the UK and designed to provide hospitals with gaming consoles and video games for their patients. A simple concept, the idea is that if your sat in bed all day, not feeling well or awaiting treatment, why not spend the time doing something you enjoy?

The start up company, which is based at getwellgamers.org.uk is always looking for support, and if you believe you can have a positive affect in some way,check them out!

Bit of a public service announcement, but occasionally worth doing some good!

Get Well Gamers
Mon, 28/07/14 – 22:43 | Comments Off
Get Well Gamers

Just a quick message to the Soccer Gaming community. Take from it what you will. Get Well Gamers is a charity set up in the UK and designed to provide hospitals with gaming consoles and video games for their patients. A simple concept, the idea is that if your sat in bed all day, not […]

FIFA In Real Life
Sat, 19/07/14 – 23:09 | Comments Off
FIFA In Real Life

For all the video blogs, webcasts and spoof videos that the internet throws up, there is occasionally one piece of genuine class. A project that has taken a degree of artistic skill, design an planning, and the end result looks fantastic. Created by Marius Hjerpseth, the video entitled Future FIFA takes a look at a […]

FIFA 15 – The IGN Interview
Wed, 16/07/14 – 9:51 | Comments Off
FIFA 15 – The IGN Interview

Okay, so not the newest of videos, but with the World Cup going on, one that you may have missed. IGN sat down with EA Sports guru Nick Channon, to discuss the improvements and additions made to the in game action in FFA 15. As always, some of these improvements look more impressive than others, […]

Congratulations Germany!!!
Mon, 14/07/14 – 14:10 | Comments Off
Congratulations Germany!!!

After what proved to be one of the most entertainininbg and contrpoversial World Cups of all time, the Soccer Gaming team would like to congratulate Germany for their deserved triumph Stay tuned for the latest PES, FIFA and Football Manager News!

PES 2015 – Stadium Editor
Sun, 6/07/14 – 23:06 | Comments Off
PES 2015 – Stadium Editor

Whilst FIFA 15 news is currently very scarce, PES and Konami fans must be licking their lips. With news dropping more frequently than in previous years, fans will be delighted to hear news that the Stadium Editor makes its much welcomed return to the next generation of the soccer franchise, dubbed the 2.0 very by […]

PES 2015 Trailer
Mon, 30/06/14 – 23:30 | Comments Off
PES 2015 Trailer

          Self explanatory really, as Konami take advantage of the World Cup to promote their 2015 offering. More information as we get it!  

PES 2015 Announced
Thu, 26/06/14 – 0:08 | Comments Off
PES 2015 Announced

If Konami are to be believed, PES 2015 is set to be something special. Building up on the foundations of the 2014 offering, Pr Evolution Soccer 2015 is the first to be released on the PS4 and X Box One, and will feature the Fox Gaming Engine boasted by games such as Metal Gear Solid […]

Football Manager World Cup Giveaway
Mon, 16/06/14 – 23:04 | Comments Off
Football Manager World Cup Giveaway

Apologies if this post comes off as brief. It is being penned during a half time interval. The World Cup is well and truly upon on, and some of the football on show has been delightful to say the least. We have had goals, controversy, moments of brilliance, shock results and even a Pepe red […]

FIFA 15 – New Features
Thu, 12/06/14 – 12:15 | Comments Off
FIFA 15 – New Features

Okay, so E3 has once again provided news about EA Sports FIFA 15. And once again, there is enough there to get gamers excited. With the tag line of ‘Feel The Game’, FIFA 15 promises to deliver the most realistic and immersive football gaming experience short of actually putting on your boots and running down […]

FIFA 15 – E3 Trailer
Wed, 11/06/14 – 12:15 | Comments Off
FIFA 15 – E3 Trailer

There will be a number of sites out there that will try and over analyse the following trailer for EA Sports” FIFA 15. Soccer Gaming is not one of them! Simply enjoy the video below, and as always, keep it Soccer Gaming for all the latest FIFA and Football Gaming News!

FIFA 15 Teaser Trailer
Sun, 8/06/14 – 0:02 | Comments Off
FIFA 15 Teaser Trailer

There was a time when we used to get gaming trailers. Now we get trailers of trailers. Basically, the new FIFA 15 Trailer will launch on 09/06/14 to coincide withe E3 gaming festival. Logical enough,. However, in true we can’t wait that long fashion, EA Sports have released a teaser trailer, whihc is basically a […]

FIFA 14 Video – The SaS
Fri, 30/05/14 – 14:32 | Comments Off
FIFA 14 Video – The SaS

Liverpool had an incredible campaign in the 2013/14 season, and were arguably one of the most exciting sides to watch in Europe. Their brand of attacking, open football made games exciting, and perhaps to their own downfall in the end, you were never sure when a game was lost or won. Luis Suarez and Daniel […]

FIFA 14 – World Cup Ultimate Team
Tue, 27/05/14 – 14:19 | Comments Off
FIFA 14 – World Cup Ultimate Team

It cannot be said the EA Sports miss an opportunity. No sooner has the domestic season ended, than FIFA 14 – World Cup Ultimate Team is making its way onto our consoles. To clarify, this is nothing to do with the FIFA 2014 World Cup game, released for PS3 and X Box 360. No, this […]

PES Manager – Out Now!
Mon, 26/05/14 – 14:18 | Comments Off
PES Manager – Out Now!

That’s right, Konami have released their mobile management sim, PES Manager, across the App Store and Google Play. The game, which comes as a free download, is best described as a mix between FIFA Ultimate Team, a standard RPG andone of the Premier Manager games from the late 1999′s. The official blurb from the App […]

Soccer Gaming Poll – Who Will Win the World Cup?
Fri, 23/05/14 – 17:30 | No Comment
Soccer Gaming Poll – Who Will Win the World Cup?

The Brazil World Cup 2014 is fast approaching, and with domestic football done and dusted, loyalities to players and rivaleries to opposition go out the window and the country you support becomes the only thing that matters. With so many great players on show, the real winners here will be the fans, but the question […]

Pro Evolution Soccer Management
Wed, 21/05/14 – 17:25 | Comments Off

Following on from the news regarding PES Manager, I have researched and found out some cringe worthy footage from PS2 title, Pro Evolution Soccer Management. The 2006 release featured the game engine from PES 6, but a combination of console based controls, no licenses and limited tactical input made the game fall well below its […]

PES Manager?
Sun, 18/05/14 – 17:25 | Comments Off
PES Manager?

So, Konami are looking to dable once again into the world of virtual football management? The last time the Pro Evolution Soccer franchise attempted management, the results proved to be average, but well below the high standards set by Eidos and Sports Interactive. Yet with the growing popularly of mobile gaming, features such as licenses […]

New Nike Commercial
Fri, 9/05/14 – 16:26 | Comments Off
New Nike Commercial

Okay, so technically not the most Soccer Gaming news, but chances are your a football fan, and if your a fan, you’ll love this. For every World Cup, sports giant Nike seem to outdo themselves with their advertising campaign, and with this years competition taking place in Brazil, 2014 has been no exception. Due to […]

Fancy some FuT? FIFA 14 Glitch
Mon, 5/05/14 – 22:26 | Comments Off
Fancy some FuT? FIFA 14 Glitch

If you a regular FIFA 14 player on the next generation consoles, chances are you will be well on their way to the platinum trophy. If you are a trophy hunter, EA Sports titles are an excellent way of collecting multiple golds and silvers for simply playing the game. (If your an X Box one […]

Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 – Free on PS Plus
Tue, 22/04/14 – 17:59 | Comments Off
Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 – Free on PS Plus

Do you own a Playstation Three. Chances are you have considered about maybe one day purchasing Playstation Plus, the premium gaming package that allows online storage, exclusive content and online play for the PS4 system. Well, PS3 gamers who have subscribed to the service will be well aware that one very handy feature is each […]

FIFA World Cup 2014 Reviews
Sun, 20/04/14 – 17:59 | Comments Off
FIFA World Cup 2014 Reviews

The reviews are in for the FIFA World Cup video game. Personally, I am unable to review the game due to owning a Playstation 4, however we have scoured the Internet to bring you a collection of the best and brightest reviews from reliable gaming websites. Please click the links below to read the full […]

FIFA 2014 World Cup Out Now
Sun, 20/04/14 – 17:47 | Comments Off
FIFA 2014 World Cup Out Now

The Official football game of the 2014 FIFA World Cup is now available for X Box 360 and Playstation 3. Priced at £39.99 (RRP) The game features a number of additions to the currewnt FIFA 14 package, and is available at a standalone title either via digital download or from all good gaming retailers. You […]

World Cup 2014 Giveaway
Fri, 11/04/14 – 20:51 | Comments Off
World Cup 2014 Giveaway

Soccer Gaming is very pleased to be able to give away a copy of EA Sports latest football game, FIFA 2014 World Cup, which is scheduled to be released on 17th April 2014. The game will follow the proud tradition which has seen EA Sports release the official game of a FIFA World Cup for […]

FIFA 14 – Still Number One (UK)
Wed, 9/04/14 – 23:30 | Comments Off
FIFA 14 – Still Number One (UK)

Eleven weeks at the top. It’s a target Arsene Wenger can only dream of. After its September release, sales for EA Sport’s cross platform super franchise are still going strong. So string in fact that major titles such as Metal Gear Solid and even The Elder Scrolls Online are having to settle for runners up […]

Football Manager for PS Vita
Mon, 7/04/14 – 23:29 | Comments Off

If you own a Vita, chances are you will have been a little underwhelmed by the selection of football games currently available. Sure, FIFA has been released each year, but ultimately it has been the same game with a option file update. So, delight is due when Sports Interactive and Sega have announced that not […]

WE’RE BACK!
Mon, 31/03/14 – 21:54 | Comments Off
WE’RE BACK!

Soccer Gaming has been going through one of its largest technical overhauls since its inception over the past few weeks. After tears, programming teething problems and log in issues, it is great to say that we are well and truely back. Expect the usual ‘high octane’ banter as of now on a regular basis once […]

Technical Issues
Mon, 17/03/14 – 1:11 | Comments Off
Technical Issues

Apologies for the lack of updates recently. We have been having some technical difficulties again. The site will be up and running again in a couple of days (we are nearly sorted now!) until then, make sure you check us out on Twitter @soccergaming Thank you for your support

FIFA 14 – Running Up The Bills!
Wed, 5/03/14 – 23:57 | Comments Off
FIFA 14 – Running Up The Bills!

BBC have recently reported this story. Mother’s anger as son racks up £4,000 FIFA 14 bill A mother whose teenage son racked up a £4,000 bill on FIFA 14 has claimed there should be tighter controls on “in-game” purchases. On one occasion her 13-year-old, who had been buying “Player Packs”, spent £1,000 in 24 hours. […]

FIFA 14 – Windows Phone 8
Mon, 3/03/14 – 23:57 | Comments Off
FIFA 14 – Windows Phone 8

Do you have a Windows phone 8? Don;t worry, this is a safe place where no one will ask you why you didn’t buy an Apple device instead. EA Sports have finally accommodated you Microsoft fans with a FIFA 14 app for your mobile device. Press details below A native version of FIFA 14 has […]

PES 2014 Update Coming 27th Feb
Tue, 25/02/14 – 1:09 | Comments Off
PES 2014 Update Coming 27th Feb

Still playing PES 2014. Good. Well chances are you’ll be itching for a brand new update, featuring boots, balls and those long awaited January Transfers. Konami have dropped this press release, about the latest Data Pack, which will be available for your downloading pleasure on 27th February. On top of the regular updates for this […]

EA Sports World Cup 2014
Wed, 19/02/14 – 23:32 | Comments Off
EA Sports World Cup 2014

Better late than never on this one. EA Sports have announced their 4 yearly World Cup video game offering, set to land on our consoles this April. With a host of new features specifically for the International Tournament, gamers can once again captain their country to global domination. Unlike The EURO 2012 update for FIFA, […]

Pro Evolution Soccer – The Future
Fri, 14/02/14 – 18:38 | Comments Off
Pro Evolution Soccer – The Future

Around a week ago, we posted the most recent sales figures for the big three soccer games of the 2013/14 season. Whilst both Football Manager and FIFA obtained their usual sales numbers, Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer has seen its numbers drop. Considerably. Having been a major player in the genre for the past two decades, […]

Soccer Gaming Twitter
Sun, 9/02/14 – 19:40 | Comments Off
Soccer Gaming Twitter

Just a quick post to welcome aboard Joe Lemon, who will be our Social Media Editor going forwards. Already an established presence on the forums, Joe uses Sony’s PS3 and PS4 consoles to conduct his gaming business. Joe will be taking up the Twitter account over the next few days (@soccergaming) and will be more […]

Football Manager 2014 Wonderkids
Fri, 7/02/14 – 1:53 | Comments Off
Football Manager 2014 Wonderkids

If you picked up a copy of FM 2014 over Christmas, chances are you will be a couple of seasons in now. Even if your not, good managers have a tendency to look to the future and plan, ensuring their squad will stand the challenge and test of time. Enter the Football Manager 2014 wonder […]

Football Gaming Sales Update
Mon, 3/02/14 – 1:02 | Comments Off
Football Gaming Sales Update

Okay, so a little factual post to get February up and running. I will put together a more jornalistic view to these numbers at the end of the week, but from a purely statistical standpoint, the number of sales each of the three mainstream soccer video games can boast make interesting, if unsurprising reading. Using […]

Soccer Gaming Forums
Mon, 27/01/14 – 0:25 | Comments Off
Soccer Gaming Forums

Every once in a while, I like to use the main page to point uninformed or new visitors towards our forums. With over 190,000 members contributing towards in excess of 3 million posts, our moderaed forums provide an exccellent medium for football fans to come together, speak about football gaming, real worled football or anything […]

Trophies & Achievements – FIFA 14
Wed, 22/01/14 – 0:07 | Comments Off
Trophies & Achievements – FIFA 14

lly quick post here regarding trophies (PS3 /  PS4) or Achievements (X Box) for FIFA 14. Basically, for those new to the mechanic, this is a way of providing gamers with an additional challenge to ‘complete’ the game, and has proven to be a very popular addition for many games across all genres over the […]

Soccer Gaming – Social Job
Sun, 19/01/14 – 23:52 | Comments Off
Soccer Gaming – Social Job

A few months ago, we went quite hard and heavy on promoting Soccer Gaming’s Twitter. After picking up a few followers, the hype died down and once again we sort of, well, forgot about it. Therefore we are looking to bring someone on board as part of the Soccer Gaming team who will run Soccer […]

Ronaldo: Best In The World
Tue, 14/01/14 – 6:36 | Comments Off
Ronaldo: Best In The World

Yes, he deserves it. Over the past four or five years, Lionel Messi may have stolen the spotlight with superhuman performances in a Barca team that will go down as one of the best ever. However for the past 8 years, there have been few players that have been as effective and enjoyable to watch […]

Technical Difficulties
Tue, 14/01/14 – 0:36 | Comments Off
Technical Difficulties

Unfortunately, Soccer Gaming has been experiencing some problems which have seen log in issues and access to posts declined. We would like to apologise for this and ensure you that normal service will be resumed in the next few hours! Thank you for your support

FIFA 14 – Skill Games
Sun, 5/01/14 – 18:56 | 2 Comments
FIFA 14 – Skill Games

Firstly- Happy 2014 to all our visitors. As with each new year, new promise and new expectations towards football video gaming is set, and hopefully achieved. With the next gen consoles starting to be developed for, I am personally looking forwards to what 2014 has to offer. Anyway, we start this year with quite a […]

Soccer Gaming 2013!
Tue, 31/12/13 – 0:38 | 2 Comments
Soccer Gaming 2013!

Seeing as this will be the last post of 2013, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all you guys for visiting and supporting the site over the past 12 months. As I have said many times before, Soccer Gaming and it’s forums are run by fans, for fans and whether you are […]

Merry Christmas
Wed, 25/12/13 – 1:13 | 2 Comments
Merry Christmas

A Brief post wishing you all a very Merry Christmas from all at Soccer Gaming. Don’t eat too much, drink too much or spend too much time being ‘anti social’ on your consoles!

Luis Suarez
Sun, 22/12/13 – 0:02 | 2 Comments
Luis Suarez

Suarez is the embodiment of a Marmite footballer. You either love him or you hate him. Indeed, it is hard to find fault in his performances for Liverpool this season, and whilst his contravenes rival anything Balotelli or Barton have done, there is no denying he falls into the World Class category. Now the most […]

FIFA 14 – Next Generation
Sun, 15/12/13 – 19:21 | 2 Comments
FIFA 14 – Next Generation

Okay, so here is the article that some people will be waiting for. For others, it may act as a massive spoiler. EA Sports, for the first time in history, used FIFA Soccer as a launch game for a console. FIFA 14, which had already been available of PS3, X Box 360 and numerous other […]

Football Manager 2014 – The Perfect Festive Gift
Fri, 13/12/13 – 19:21 | 3 Comments
Football Manager 2014 – The Perfect Festive Gift

Perhaps this article falls into the out of place category. It is aimed at the girlfriends / wives of footballgamers. It is aimed at the parents of footy mad kids. It is aimed at the grandparent or uncle looking for the gift that no one else will buy them. Quite simply, Football Manager 2014 is […]

FIFA 14 – Skill moves
Mon, 9/12/13 – 1:15 | 6 Comments
FIFA 14 – Skill moves

Quick tutorial for those fancy gamers among you who want to know the newest moves on FIFA 14. Alongwith examples of each of the new tricks, Fifizlo has helpfully popped a tutorial up showing how to perform each move, as well as the action being performed in real life. The only thing left is to […]

FIFA 14 – Next Generation Metacritic Scores
Thu, 5/12/13 – 1:29 | 126 Comments
FIFA 14 – Next Generation Metacritic Scores

The Next Generation is here. With X Box One a few weeks old, and PS4 having been available worldwide for nearly 7 days. EA Sports launch titre, FIFA 14 has been well and truly run through the mill by many gamers. Whilst the game play and even the graphics still feel very similar to the […]

PS Plus
Sat, 30/11/13 – 21:19 | 857 Comments
PS Plus

Just a quick one. If you are interested in getting a PS4, and are looking to play online, you will need to purchase Sony’s premium service PS Plus in order to do so. PS Plus has been around for around 2 years now, however for PS3 or PS Vita gaming, the subscription service acted as […]

Sharing your Videos – PS4
Wed, 27/11/13 – 1:10 | 91 Comments
Sharing your Videos – PS4

In the next few days, PS4 will land across Europe, and with it the feature to share videos of your gaming will occur. Gone are the days of an external, third part piece of kit. Gone are th days of recording your best goals on your digital camera. Soon, online Goal Of the Month competitions […]

X Box One Launch
Fri, 22/11/13 – 20:11 | 32 Comments
X Box One Launch

In case you have just woken up / don’t use media until this time / are very ignorant., chances are you will be aware that the X Box One launched worldwide today. A midst all the glamour, midnight queues, drama and marketing, those bright enough to pre-order Microsoft’s latest console were rewarded with a free […]

PES 2014 iOS – MyPES
Tue, 19/11/13 – 23:21 | 3 Comments
PES 2014 iOS – MyPES

Konami have once again provided an app to help gamers manage their PES needs whilst on the go. Whereas previously this app has been Facebook based, fans will now have access to Pro Evolution data on their Apple based device, as the PES ‘myPES’ app has been announced as a free download for iOS Taking […]

PES 2014 Data Pack
Tue, 19/11/13 – 23:17 | One Comment
PES 2014 Data Pack

The Official Press Release from Konami, signalling the full content of their latest Data Pack is attached below! 800 new likenesses, improved online elements and Edit mode enhanced in free PES 2014 update. Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. has released Data Pack 2 for its PES 2014 title, adding a wealth of new elements to the popular football simulation. […]

Football Manager 2014 Handheld Available Now
Fri, 15/11/13 – 22:51 | One Comment
Football Manager 2014 Handheld Available Now

Love Football Manager but don’t have time to sit at a PC or Laptop. My personal advice would be to sort your priorities out, however Sports Interactive and Sega have come up with a more social solution. Once again, Football Manager is alive and well in handheld format, albeit for the iOS and Android markets. […]

PES 2014 Data Pack On The Way
Thu, 14/11/13 – 22:50 | One Comment
PES 2014 Data Pack On The Way

Press release attached below! New data pack updates player rosters and adds 800 new likenesses to PES 2014, and more. Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. has revealed details for its forthcoming free Data Pack 2 for PES 2014 coming later this month. Designed to bring all team rosters fully up to date, the update will include all transfers made […]

Premier League Strikers Loving FIFA 14
Mon, 11/11/13 – 1:28 | 48 Comments
Premier League Strikers Loving FIFA 14

Great piece on the Bleacher report today discussing the impact EA Sports latest football game. Unsurprisingly, two the EPL elite hitmen have been reported to playing the game in their spare time. Romelu Lukaku has reported to having snapped his PS3 controller in a fit of rage when losing to Everton and Belgian team mate […]

FIFA 14 Sales
Thu, 7/11/13 – 19:54 | 10 Comments
FIFA 14 Sales

FIFA 14 has been out for the best part of six weeks now, and has once again sold well. Over its five platforms (including iOS) the game has shifted an impressive 5.6 million units worldwide. To put that into some sort of perspective, FIFA 13 shipped over 13 million copies last year (and is still […]

FM 2014 TV Advert
Mon, 4/11/13 – 1:12 | 9 Comments
FM 2014 TV Advert

When you realise exactly what FM looks like when your playing it really makes you stand up and take note. There are no groups of mates dancing around the lounge, no throwing the controller in disgust. Instead, it’s a player sat at a PC or laptop, staring at a screen. With that said, putting a […]

Football Manager 2014 Is Out Now!
Thu, 31/10/13 – 22:10 | 2 Comments
Football Manager 2014 Is Out Now!

Stop reading. Go and Buy Football Manager 2014. The Soccer Gaming review of the game will be posted on here over the weekend the fact is that whilst reviewing a game such as this, time and testing is required to ensure every nook and crannie is explored. The game, which is available for PC and […]

FIFA 14 – Upscale Your Game
Tue, 29/10/13 – 3:00 | 3 Comments
FIFA 14 – Upscale Your Game

EA Sports have taken on board some of the criticism. In an exceptionally wise move for PS4gamers, FIFA 14 fans who have already purchased the PS3 version of the game can, for a smaller price, upgrade to the next generation version, digitally. The scheme, which is being included on many larger titles (Call of Duty: […]

FIFA 14 – Next Generation Trailer
Mon, 28/10/13 – 3:00 | 49 Comments
FIFA 14 – Next Generation Trailer

Another groundbreaking moment for FIFA 14 fans, The trailer for X Box One and PS4′s version of the game is now here. Check out the video below, and prepare to become very excited!

PES 2014 X Box Update – Online Is Fixed
Thu, 24/10/13 – 22:44 | 24 Comments
PES 2014 X Box Update – Online Is Fixed

Chances are your are fuming if you purchased PES 2014 for 360 with the sole purpose of playing online. The game hasn’t worked under this game mode since launch. However, a recent patch now allows gamers on Microsoft’s console to challenge on the world stage, and early reports suggest that this very well may be […]

FIFA 14 – First Custom Video
Sat, 19/10/13 – 22:57 | 31 Comments
FIFA 14 – First Custom Video

At Soccer Gaming, we love a compilation video. And none are better at it than Fifizlo. His latest channel; (on YouTube) is Fifizlo FT, and will feature custom edits and gameplay packages from FIFA 14. In honor of Belgium’s recent WC qualification, the spotlight has been shone on their Chelsea winger, Eden Hazard in this […]

FIFA 14 Banned!!
Tue, 15/10/13 – 23:47 | 9 Comments
FIFA 14 Banned!!

Okay, perhaps a more dramatic title than required however it is interesting that professional football clubs are in a position to ban video games. The management at Leyton Orient have seen fit to do this following a slump in the club’s form in league one. The Os 100% start to the season ended the day […]

FIFA 14 Review
Fri, 11/10/13 – 21:10 | 2 Comments
FIFA 14 Review

This is the official Soccer Gaming review for FIFA Soccer 2014. The game has been reviewed based on first hand experience of the full game, with approximately 10 hours of game play, on top of several hour of testing other features within the game. The game was reviewed using the PlayStation 3 version of the […]

Football Manager 2014 – Beta Reminder
Sun, 6/10/13 – 22:25 | 3 Comments
Football Manager 2014 – Beta Reminder

Just a quick one for those of you who, like me, are looking forward to FM 2014′s imminent release (end of October). Pre Ordering the game from one of Sports Interactive’s recommended retailers with give players the opportunity to download the BETA version of the game next week, that’s two weeks before the actual release […]

PES 2014 – X Box 360 Online Issues
Fri, 4/10/13 – 21:39 | 4 Comments
PES 2014 – X Box 360 Online Issues

In a week which has seen GTA V experience some online gaming issues, it has come to light that X Box 360 users have been unable to enjoy PES 2014 online. Konami have released this official press release, which includes a web address to follow the progress of the resolution. Fixes to the online functionality […]

PES 2014 – WENB Option File
Wed, 2/10/13 – 14:07 | 12 Comments
PES 2014 – WENB Option File

For those who are regulars to the PES series, chances are this won’t act as news as it will a brief reminder. However, to those that are new to the series, the fact that Pro Evolution Soccer comes with only a small portion of the clubs licensed / a whole host of fake teams is […]

PES 2014 – Week One Sales
Sun, 29/09/13 – 11:28 | No Comment
PES 2014 – Week One Sales

Numbers are pretty tricky to dictate in terms of first week sales for any game. With charts usually collated on a weekend, and games being released on a Friday, it takes a couple of weeks to really get a feel for the number of units sold per title. With that said Konami must be very […]

FIFA 14 is out NOW!
Sat, 28/09/13 – 2:28 | 21 Comments
FIFA 14 is out NOW!

Very simple post. FIFA 14 is now available. Stop reading this. Go get it. Play. Enjoy. Visit our forums and chat about it. You guys know the drill!

FIFA 14 – Predictions
Fri, 27/09/13 – 2:28 | One Comment
FIFA 14 – Predictions

At the time of writing, FIFA 14 is still a couple of days away (We Had some security issues, hence the late post) however, Soccer Gaming is going to lay some hefty, knowledgeable and calculated predictions out regarding FIFA 14. Unfortunately, EA Sports have been much slower with their review copies than usual, and therefore […]

PES 2014 – Master League Online
Wed, 25/09/13 – 12:14 | 4 Comments
PES 2014 – Master League Online

Master League Online is a unique game mode on P{ES 2014 which allows you to construct and build your own team from scratch. Present in the last few installments of the Konami game, the 2014 offering has has some what of a general make over, allowing more depth and opportunity for gamers to try their […]

PES 2014: Metacritic Score
Tue, 24/09/13 – 12:14 | 17 Comments
PES 2014: Metacritic Score

Soccer Gaming very rarely (well, doesn’t) give out review scores for games. We believe that due the nature of what we write about, there is no real point of reference. Scores are only relative if they are on a scale, and our scale is, very limited. However, we respect the idea that games should be […]

PES 2014 Launched
Fri, 20/09/13 – 23:12 | 68 Comments
PES 2014 Launched

Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 is now available to buy for PS£, X Box 360 and PC. Get out there and get playing!!

Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 Review
Wed, 18/09/13 – 23:10 | 6 Comments
Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 Review

This is the official Soccer Gaming review for Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 (PES 2014). The game has beenreviewed based on first hand experience of the full game, with approximately 10 hours of game play, on top of several hour of testing other features within the game. The game was reviewed using the PlayStation 3 version […]

PES 2014 – Master League Trailer
Mon, 16/09/13 – 11:37 | 9 Comments
PES 2014 – Master League Trailer

Unless EA Sports have something truly amazing up their sleeves with Ultimate Team or Seasons this year, for me there is still no better mode in a football game than Konami’s Master League (not the online one, the traditional one). The enjoyment of building your own side can not be replaced, and turning a bunch […]

Football Manager 2014 Release Date
Sat, 14/09/13 – 21:37 | One Comment
Football Manager 2014 Release Date

Prepare to have your life taken over once again! FM 2014 will be hitting your shelves (both real world and virtual) on the 31st October 2013. Among the usual update, Sega & Sports interactive promise the wealth of new features and additions that you have probably come to expect from the market leading franchise. If […]

D Day – Demos are Go
Wed, 11/09/13 – 9:23 | 5 Comments
D Day – Demos are Go

Well, if D stands for Demo it is. For the first time this year, both FIFA 14 and PES 14 will be widely playable as downloadable demos on the PSN and X Box Live. FIFA landed on PSN yesterday (10th) and PES is set for later today (11th) At Soccer Gaming, we have a policy […]

PES 2014 – An Update
Mon, 9/09/13 – 13:34 | 21 Comments
PES 2014 – An Update

Konami have been much better this year in terms of providing information for their exceptionally passionate community. Gone are the days where the first feel of the game would be the release date itself, instead news in clear and widely available. So, to help you guys, here are a list of the most notable pieces […]

FIFA 14 TV Advert
Fri, 6/09/13 – 21:46 | 34 Comments
FIFA 14 TV Advert

There used to be a time when the FIFA TV advert would signal the start of the Christmas period. Now, withthe game coming out at the end of September, the adverts presence merely symbolizes the start of a new year of online gaming, grudge matches, Utlimate Team HGH and sleepless nights. The commercial which features […]

X Box One: Release Date Announced
Wed, 4/09/13 – 20:14 | 3 Comments
X Box One: Release Date Announced

Stop the presses. Hold the phones. The war is officially beginning. Of course, a virtual war of virtual proportions. Microsoft have today announced that the X Box One will be launching worldwide on 22nd November 2013, that’s one week earlier than it;’s Sony rival. Whilst most Generic Viagra gamers who have pre ordered will have […]

Let The Games Begin
Sun, 1/09/13 – 22:55 | 11 Comments
Let The Games Begin

September 1st 2013. Over the next 4 months, the whole face of video gaming will change forever. With both PES and FIFA due to l;and this calender month, however, I think it is important to once again reiterate our coomitment to you guys, the Soccer Gaming Pokies community, that we will be with you every […]

FIFA 14 Gameplay
Fri, 30/08/13 – 22:23 | 26 Comments
FIFA 14 Gameplay

FIFA 14 Gamerplay video on the PS3 / 360. Don’t think anything else needs to be said. By the way, the video is 37 minutes long, so might need a cup of tea / cold beer in your hand before you click play! Enjoy!

FIFA 13 – Online Goals Compilation
Tue, 27/08/13 – 22:55 | One Comment
FIFA 13 – Online Goals Compilation

One thing that the next generation of consoles will allow is much more access to uploading videos direct from consoles. This is a massive bonus to those without a HD PVR Recorder, and will no doubt see YouTube’s population of video gaming clips balloon. For football gaming fans, it will allow more trendy compilations of […]

PES 2014 Trailer & Release Date
Sun, 25/08/13 – 17:19 | 6 Comments
PES 2014 Trailer & Release Date

An interesting choice of team from Konami to promote PES 2014 at Gamescon. Celtic? Whilst there appeal across Britain and even parts of North America may justify the selection, I am not quite sure how European fans will see the Glasgow based club as a focal point of the game theatrical based video. Either way, […]

FIFA 14 EPIC New Trailer
Wed, 21/08/13 – 23:14 | 2 Comments
FIFA 14 EPIC New Trailer

With Gamescon this week, expect more exciting drip feeds through from the Football Gaming world. EA Sports were quick out the blocks, mass emailing a brand new trailer and a cheeky reminder out that you can still pre order a copy of FIFA 14 with numerous bonuses. The trailer itself is something which makes you […]

Playstation 4 Release Date
Tue, 20/08/13 – 21:37 | 4 Comments
Playstation 4 Release Date

Got your preorders in? Good,m because Sony have finally come out and announced their release date for their fourth home console, and it will be dropping before the holidays of 2013. If based in the United States, you will be able to pick up a PS4 from retailers on 15th November, whereas UK and European […]

Fantasy Football League
Fri, 16/08/13 – 21:24 | 39 Comments
Fantasy Football League

With the Premier League season only hours away, now is as good a time as any to get your picks in for the2013/14 Fantasy Football Season. As I am sure most of you are aware, Fantasy Football Tracks real world players performance and allows you to pick a fictional team of players, who achieve points […]

FM 2014 – Screenshots & New Information
Thu, 15/08/13 – 21:16 | 19 Comments
FM 2014 – Screenshots & New Information

Hot off the heels of the official press release from Sports Interactive, we have got some more information for you regarding Football Manager 2014. The game, which is due to drop in the winter of 2013, boasts over 1,000 new features, the most notable of which are featured below. For your viewing pleasure, we have […]

Football Manager 14 Announced
Wed, 14/08/13 – 21:15 | One Comment
Football Manager 14 Announced

Sports Interactive have today announced that they will be releasing Football Manager 14 in the Winter of 2013. With over 1,000 improvements from the 2013 version of the game, and a commitment to providing a quality management experience, it is hardly surprising the current market leader is confident about their product, however with social gaming […]

One Week To Go
Sun, 11/08/13 – 21:28 | One Comment
One Week To Go

My personal opinion is that the English (British?) Premier League is the best domestic league in world football. I have watched a considerable amount of other leagues during  forming this opinion, and whilst other leagues have their definite merits and qualities, for me personally, none compete with the Barclay’s competition. Following the community shield, and […]

Injustice – Reinventing A Genre?
Thu, 8/08/13 – 10:58 | 2 Comments
Injustice – Reinventing A Genre?

For many gamers, the release of Injustice – Gods Among Us game out of the blue. A traditional Beat Em Up game from WB Studios, the title pitted super heroes and their arch enemies against each other in a 1 v 1 battle, with gamers performing a combination of special moves and button bashing in […]

Pre-Ordering FIFA 14
Tue, 6/08/13 – 22:58 | One Comment
Pre-Ordering FIFA 14

Chances are that once FIFA 14 comes out, the majority of people reading this piece will be wanting their very own copy. Speaking from personal experience, if you miss out on securing a copy of the game (or any main game for that matter) within the first few days, you could have to wait a […]

FIFA Street Compilation
Sun, 4/08/13 – 16:48 | 7 Comments
FIFA Street Compilation

It might be nearly 16 months old, but there is still very much a pick up and play feel about FIFA Street.Receiving favorable enough reviews from critics, the game was never going to compete long term with it’s big brother, however as a party alternative or quick fix, the over the top show boat moves, […]

Fan Site – PES Universe
Sat, 3/08/13 – 22:54 | 77 Comments
Fan Site – PES Universe

At Soccer Gaming, we always like to support new and upcoming fan sites, and when it comes to Pro Evolution Soccer, the level of support and detail fans go into truly goes above and beyond. Founded by PES Super Fan, The Midnight Kid (check out his YouTube Channel Here) PES Universe is a brand new […]

Gareth Bale – EA Sports
Fri, 2/08/13 – 18:07 | One Comment
Gareth Bale – EA Sports

At the time of writing, Gareth Bale is a Spurs player. He is subject to a ‘huge’ money bid from Spanish Giants Real Madrid. The deal may see the Welsh winger become the worlds most expensive footballer, who, at 19 years old, was nearly let go by Tottenham to Nottingham Forrest! Whilst the reported figures […]

Konami Secure AFA Licence
Wed, 31/07/13 – 19:30 | No Comment
Konami Secure AFA Licence

Whilst the Premier League may still elude them, there is no denying that Konami’s attitude towards payingfor licenses has shifted over the past few years. Their recent acquisition of the Asian Champions League has been followed up the an agreement with the Argentinian Football Association to feature 20 elite club teams from the country, as […]

FIFA 14 – FUT Update
Tue, 30/07/13 – 22:08 | No Comment
FIFA 14 – FUT Update

FIFA Ultimate team is arguably the greatest football gaming mode in the last 10 years (Master League is older). EA Sports toyed around with many concepts, however an interactive fantasy football game that allows you to compete both locally and online, and works, is genius. After a shaky start and charging gamers, the current format […]

PES 2013 – The Main Event
Tue, 23/07/13 – 12:27 | 3 Comments
PES 2013 – The Main Event

Calling all PES 2013 players.  The Pro Evolution Soccer Main Event, taking place at the National Football Museum, Manchester, is the place to be then! On 17th August 2013, 32 of the best players of Pro Evolution Soccer will meet and go head to head, with the prize being £1,000, and the chance to represent […]

Transfer Window Watch
Sun, 21/07/13 – 23:00 | 9 Comments
Transfer Window Watch

One thing that is exceptionally annoying about the summer is the Transfer Window. Not because its rubbish that players move clubs (far from it, we love that) but that within a matter of days, you football video games become out of date. Fortunately, all of the big three games allow for gamers to freely move […]

FIFA 14 Cover Star – Gareth Bale
Wed, 17/07/13 – 22:32 | 5 Comments
FIFA 14 Cover Star – Gareth Bale

EA Sports has always placed quite a heavy emphasis on the cover stars of their sports franchises. Anyone who knows a little about gaming will know the infamous Madden curse (the player that adorned the front of the Madden video game usually ended up either injured or have a horrible season) and as the years […]

Grand Theft Auto V Trailer
Wed, 10/07/13 – 17:51 | 4 Comments
Grand Theft Auto V Trailer

Yes, we a re a Soccer Gaming website. Yes, Grand Theft Auto is not Soccer Gaming. However, 5 minutes looking at this trailer will make you appreciate just the level of depth some developers go to. It is a Viagra target that footballing gaming should ultimately be aiming for. Bear in mind that all footage […]

Kei Masuda – Four Part Interview
Sat, 6/07/13 – 22:45 | Comments Off
Kei Masuda – Four Part Interview

More PES News. Kei Masuda, PES Producer, has dropped a massive foru part interview to the community, in which he talks about mutliple areas of PES 2014, including 11 v live sex at home 11, Master League, Player ID and the new collision system. The four videos are included below Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 […]

Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 – News
Fri, 5/07/13 – 22:41 | 3 Comments
Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 – News

One thing that can’t be said about Konami this year is their attention to detail. Unlike previous installments, PES 2014 is a product that has received a great deal of promotion, press and a community support pretty much since day 1. With the release date still a few months away, today (Friday’s) PES Community Day […]

Brazil Strikers Special!
Tue, 2/07/13 – 23:44 | One Comment
Brazil Strikers Special!

Congratulations on Brazil dominating Spain and winning the Confederations Cup. What this actually means in the overall scheme of things is still very unclear. This was ultimately a friendly tournament that saw an exhausted Spain side beaten down by an exceptionally compact and hard to defeat Brazil side. Yes, the victory should not be marred […]

PES 2014 – ANOTHER Video
Sat, 29/06/13 – 20:28 | One Comment
PES 2014 – ANOTHER Video

Say what you like about Konami, but they are providing the goods in terms of video footage for Pro Evolution Soccer 2014. The latest compilation highlights some of the improvements, both techically free live sex web cams and visually to the latest offering of PES, as well as featuring action from Bayern vs. Santos (the […]

All Quiet On The Western Front
Tue, 25/06/13 – 22:30 | One Comment
All Quiet On The Western Front

Sometimes, no news is good news. In the world of Soccer Gaming, however, no news just sucks! Sure we have Transfer Window gossip, we have videos analysing every second of footage from PES 2014 and FIFA 14, and we still have some excellent compilations which are coming to the floor on a daily basis. However, […]

EA Sports – Talent Scout Request
Fri, 21/06/13 – 14:09 | 2 Comments
EA Sports – Talent Scout Request

A real special opportunity here for the football fans among you! EA Sports are currently looking for knowledgeable fans to help review and improve data for the latest editions of FIFA 14. The role, which is known as an EA Sports Talent Scout, falls into two categories, either the voluntary ‘Data Reviewer’ role, or the […]

Virtual Confederations Cup – FIFA 13
Wed, 19/06/13 – 14:04 | 26 Comments
Virtual Confederations Cup – FIFA 13

If, like me, the U21 European Championships only made you long for more international football, then I am sire you have sat down and watched some (if not all) of the Confederations Cup, currently taking place in Brazil ahead of next year’s World Cup tournament. Not only is the competition a great way to enhance […]

Soccer Gaming – YouTube Account
Mon, 17/06/13 – 14:32 | 4 Comments
Soccer Gaming – YouTube Account

Calling all Soccer Gamers. Soccer Gaming is currently looking to recruit someone to manage our (currentlyinactive) You Tube channel. Basically, with a combination of writing for the site, researching for articles and playing games, my own time is taken up! Therefore, we require someone who can dedicate a hour or so a week to maintaining […]

E3 2013 – What We Have Learnt
Fri, 14/06/13 – 17:56 | One Comment
E3 2013 – What We Have Learnt

As another exciting and influecial gaming conference comes to a close, Soccer Gaming takes a look back at some of the key moments on the areas that will effect you guys. Bullet points (for friendly reading) that address areas we believe the majority of Soccer Gamers will be interested in. X Box One The console’s […]

E3 – FIFA 14 Press Conference
Wed, 12/06/13 – 20:03 | 2 Comments
E3 – FIFA 14 Press Conference

EA Sports really pulled out the big guns with their FIFA 14 announcement. Whereas Konami provided gameplay videos, it was a combination of a guaranteed ‘next generation’ format of the game, coupled with a guest appearance from Drake (that’s right, DRAKE) that made fans and gamers step up and notice! The Ativan Online game itself […]

PES 2014 Gameplay Video
Wed, 12/06/13 – 15:27 | One Comment
PES 2014 Gameplay Video

Hot off the presses of the stylish trailer, Konami have dropped a 6 minute game play video for your viewing pleasure. See below! (side note: Yes, Neymar appears to be at Santos, but i’d be very surprised (even by Konami transfer standards) if he doesn’t end up at Barca before the game is released!)

PES 2014 E3 Trailer
Wed, 12/06/13 – 11:27 | One Comment
PES 2014 E3 Trailer

No Clever post here. We will feedback all of E3 at the end of the week. However, we will try and providesnippets and news when we can, starting off with Konami’s game play based PES 2014 trailer. Remember, this game will be for Playstation 3, X Box 360 and PC. Enjoy

Here Comes E3 2013
Mon, 10/06/13 – 10:27 | One Comment
Here Comes E3 2013

Worldwide annual gaming convention E3 starts tomorrow (11th June) with the two day event being the place to be in terms of information about the virtual entertainment world. Each year, companies and developers are eager to show off their latest offerings to the world’s media, providing a view of what games we’ll be playing come […]

FIFA 14 Gameplay Trailer
Fri, 7/06/13 – 19:12 | 5 Comments
FIFA 14 Gameplay Trailer

This year is seeing one of the most competitive ‘back and forth’ battles in terms of information regardingfootball games. No sooner have Konami dropped a press release firing out PEs 2014′s new features, EA Sports respond with a Gameplay trailer for FIFA 14. The trailer Generic Cialis is below, is based on the Playstation 3 […]

PES 2014 – The Dawn Of A New Era
Tue, 4/06/13 – 22:18 | 5 Comments
PES 2014 – The Dawn Of A New Era

Below is the Official Konami Press Release regarding Pro Evolution Soccer 2014. Nothing has been added or taken away. Digest it, enjoy it, and expect speculation on the blogs and internet to be rife because of it! KONAMI looks to the future as it reveals new PES series powered by Fox Engine Konami Digital Entertainment […]

Active Soccer – iOS Review
Mon, 3/06/13 – 15:49 | 3 Comments
Active Soccer – iOS Review

Active Soccer is a retro based soccer simulation for the Apple operating system & Android. Usually, SoccerGaming steers away from reviewing ‘Apps’ for several reasons, however having been contacted by the developer and spent some time withe game, I felt it was only fitting to go my 2 cents on the title, with the hope […]

FIFA 14 – The
Sat, 1/06/13 – 20:18 | 2 Comments
FIFA 14 – The

Soccer Gaming has a reputation for not reporting on rumours. When something is written, there is a chance the source may not be 100% confirmed, however Amazon have gone and really put a cat among the pigeons by offering the opportunity for gamers to pre-order a copy of FIFA 14 for Playstation 4 or X […]

PES 2014 Teaser Trailer
Fri, 31/05/13 – 22:48 | 6 Comments
PES 2014 Teaser Trailer

Konami have released a very cheeky little teaser trailer for PES 2014, which boasts to be based on the actual game engine (no CGI or ‘Video Footage’ here) Impressive stuff, and it was followed up hours later by European Community Leader, Adam Bhatti liaising with fans via social media. Overall, the feedback seems to be […]

2012/13 Season – What We Have Learnt
Wed, 29/05/13 – 21:44 | 2 Comments
2012/13 Season – What We Have Learnt

Believe it or not, this site is about football / soccer video games. However, for this one post, we are going to very briefly, and efficiently look back as the season just gone across the footballing world, paying bullet points to some of the key issues that we have noticed since last August. Yes, we […]

Neymar Tribute Video
Mon, 27/05/13 – 17:44 | One Comment
Neymar Tribute Video

In the biggest, ‘Will They? Won’t They?’ event since Ross and Rachel, it seems Barcelona and Neymar havefinally made it. The Brazilian youngster is all set to spend the next few years at the Camp Nou, dancing around defenders and arguably playing second fiddle to the best player that has ever played the game! Whilst […]

Football Manager 2013 – The Sale
Fri, 24/05/13 – 12:27 | 2 Comments
Football Manager 2013 – The Sale

If you don’t already own Football Manager, one of the two statements probably apply to you. 1: you don’t have access to a PC / Mac / Laptop capable of running the software. 2: You don’t like football video games (in which case, why are you even here!) Of course, the third option may be […]

EA Sports & Microsoft – The Special Relationship
Wed, 22/05/13 – 10:05 | 3 Comments
EA Sports & Microsoft – The Special Relationship

In a week of special relationships ending (Sir Alex & Man United, David Beckham & Football) it is always refreshing to establish a new beginning. EA Sports have always been a strong supporter of Microsoft’s flagship console, and were responsible for one of the first football games to be launched on Windows 95. However, with […]

X Box One Announced
Tue, 21/05/13 – 21:05 | One Comment
X Box One Announced

Well, Microsoft have definitely created a buzz! The official launch of Microsoft’s third home gaming console occurred tonight (Tuesday), highlighting some revolutionary features and some additions sorely missing from their 360 console. The new console, called the X Box One, is set to land worldwide later this year, and among other things, feature a Blu Ray Player, […]

Soccer Gaming’s PL Team of the Season
Sun, 19/05/13 – 13:58 | One Comment
Soccer Gaming’s PL Team of the Season

Cliche, it very well maybe (although he wasn’t our left back) but we have decided to put together a traditional team of the season for the 2012/13 Premier League season. These are based on the formations, tactics and performances of the most recent campaign, and therefore perfectly valid players will be left out! With the […]

FIFA 13 Bloopers
Thu, 16/05/13 – 16:41 | One Comment
FIFA 13 Bloopers

MIKEandRob love bloopers. Not only have the made a compilation of them in HD, but this is the third one they have done! Fortunately, I like to occasionally watch these and see just how many are down to graphical and how many ‘could’ happen. Enjoy the clip below, set to some quite devilish Dub Step, and see what you think!

Five Things That Suck About Soccer Games in 2013
Tue, 14/05/13 – 16:39 | One Comment
Five Things That Suck About Soccer Games in 2013

By reading this title, you probably thing I have lost the plot / fallen out of love with Soccer video games! Nothing could be further from the truth! After a 4 hour stint on FIFA 13 last night, my passion for the genre is as high as ever, which leads me to ask the question, […]

PES Champions Festival
Fri, 10/05/13 – 15:23 | One Comment
PES Champions Festival

Latest news on the Pro Evolution Soccer Champions Festival is with us. Basically, this is an event in whichthe best players of Konami’s flagship game are brought together to play very competitive online matches across Europe, with the ‘best’ players from across the 12 regions given the opportunity to go to Wembley 24 hours prior […]

Sir Alex Ferguson
Wed, 8/05/13 – 17:00 | One Comment
Sir Alex Ferguson

Before I go any further, I am not a Manchester United fan. I do not love the Red Devils, and have never owned a United shirt. This is a post to just pay tribute, however to one of the greatest managers ever to grace a sideline. A man who had taken a club and turned […]

EA Sports – Interview With Nick Cannon
Mon, 6/05/13 – 21:17 | 2 Comments
EA Sports – Interview With Nick Cannon

I personally thought Nick Cannon was married to Mariah Carey. Turns out his namesake is also the producer of FIFA 14, which may make him almost as enviable as the former Wild n Out host! Basically, EA Sports hosted a video a couple of weeks ago, really boasting about the new features expected on FIFA […]

Worst Shooters – FIFA 13
Sat, 4/05/13 – 22:13 | 2 Comments
Worst Shooters – FIFA 13

With the football season beginning to draw to a close (sob) and there absolutely no international tournament this summer to look forward to (double sob), football videos games may be the only way to get your soccer fix for the next two months! All is not lost however, as with game modes such as Master […]

The Champions League Final
Thu, 2/05/13 – 9:27 | 15 Comments
The Champions League Final

Saturday 25th May 2013. Wembley Stadium Borussia Dortmund vs. Bayern Munich. Arguably the two most exciting teams to watch this season coming together to fight it out for the greatest honor in European club football. Excited, you should be! As a soccer gaming fan, I was really looking forward to firing up my official licensed […]

Online Football Games – myfootballgames.co.uk
Wed, 1/05/13 – 21:12 | 6 Comments
Online Football Games – myfootballgames.co.uk

Chances are, from time to time, you have browsed the internet looking for a brief football gaming release before the end of the day. It may be in a lunch break, it may be during a free period at school, or it may have been an excuse to procrastinate that revision, whatever the excuse, Flash games are […]

Zinio: Virtual Magazine Competition
Sun, 28/04/13 – 22:06 | One Comment
Zinio: Virtual Magazine Competition

Bit of promotion here, joined in with a fantastic, easy to enter competition. Zinio is the exceptionally popular magazine app designed for Apple devices, tablets and desktop PCs that allows its users to subscribe to, download and read their favorite publications in digital format. With the world of literature changing, publications that have provided millions of words […]

Top 15 PES 2013 Goals
Fri, 26/04/13 – 22:17 | 2 Comments
Top 15 PES 2013 Goals

It’s been a while since we gave you some goals! This compilation was put together by the dedicated bunch over at LETSPEScommunity. Absolutely nothing wrong with some of these strikes, however looking down the list, how many where can i buy electronic cigarettes come down to pure realism (like no.14) and how many are down to poor AI from […]

Win UEFA Champions League Tickets
Thu, 25/04/13 – 9:24 | 2 Comments
Win UEFA Champions League Tickets

After watching the UEFA Champions League semi finals first legs, a couple of things are certain. On German soil at least, Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund were awesome. Arjen Robben can still cut it at the top level. Robert Lewandowski is a top centre forward, and perhaps most importantly of all, how great it would […]

Soccer Gaming Music
Wed, 24/04/13 – 14:01 | 2 Comments
Soccer Gaming Music

Around 18 months ago, Soccer Gaming ran a regular feature titled ‘Soccer Gaming Music’ in which we interviewed bands and artists who were either fans of soccer video games or had their music featured in one. As time progressed, the feature slowly faded away, and in spite of featuring some pretty impressive artists during that period, other […]

Konami Announce AFC Champions League
Mon, 22/04/13 – 14:01 | No Comment
Konami Announce AFC Champions League

Pretty much a straight press release here. Please see below. Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH has announced an agreement with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to incorporate the AFC Champions League, the prestigious tournament that decides Asia’s greatest club team, into forthcoming versions of Pro Evolution Soccer. The deal will see KONAMI working closely with the […]

Play Test FIFA 14
Sun, 21/04/13 – 10:00 | One Comment
Play Test FIFA 14

Okay, if you read the header of this post, chances are your a little bit excited! Here’s the detail. Basically, EA Sports want to have as many football gaming fans as possible in the UK test FIFA 14. These fans may be casual gamers, they may be hardcore FIFA players or maybe even huge fans […]

FIFA 14 Announced
Sat, 20/04/13 – 18:57 | One Comment
FIFA 14 Announced

Hardly the most shocking news you will ever read, but FIFA 14 has now been announced by EA Sports. That’s right, in keeping with their annual tradition, the biggest developer of sports games delivers once again with its biggest global franchise. Over the surprise? Good! On top of the new dramatic photos of poster boy […]

Retro – Pro Beach Soccer
Fri, 19/04/13 – 21:44 | 2 Comments
Retro – Pro Beach Soccer

For all the good bits that we have be thankful for when it comes to the history of Soccer Video Games, Pro Beach Soccer falls way down the pecking order. Of course, creativity and a unique idea are worth their weight in gold, but in 2003, when football games when still spewing out of every […]

EA Sports Goals Of The Week
Thu, 18/04/13 – 1:39 | One Comment
EA Sports Goals Of The Week

We love goals! EA Sports love goals too. Each week since the launch of FIFA 13, the committed developers of the popular franchise have uploaded a ‘Goals of the Week’ compilation, which they kindly post online for gamers to view, and hopefully emulate. The weekly video normally lands on a Saturday at EA Sports’ YouTube Channel (EASportsFootball) and […]

EA Football Club App
Tue, 16/04/13 – 1:38 | 3 Comments
EA Football Club App

Perhaps slightly behind the times here, but we always like to test things out before putting them before the community. The EA Sports ‘Football Club’ App is now widely available for download for Apple devices and android based tablets and smart phones. The app, which allows gamers to manage their own personal Ultimate Team on […]

PES 2013 Tutorial – The Bergkamp Flick
Sun, 14/04/13 – 18:33 | 10 Comments
PES 2013 Tutorial – The Bergkamp Flick

Short and sweet one this post. we always seem to be posting tutorials and tips for FIFA 13, however there are so few ‘quality’ videos helping PES 2013 players out there, it is important that when one comes along, we are all over it. Serial editor and all round PES video creating guru Weedens has […]

Football Manager 2013 – Wonder kids
Thu, 11/04/13 – 17:37 | 2 Comments
Football Manager 2013 – Wonder kids

For those who are regulars on Sports Interactive’s Football Manager, the term Wonder kids is the proverbial holy grail. A collection of young players who, with the right nurturing and patience, turn into the stars of the game a few years down the line. Like gold dust, some of these players are worth millions from the outset, where others come on the […]

Interview With Adam Bhatti
Mon, 8/04/13 – 17:24 | 8 Comments
Interview With Adam Bhatti

Recently, Soccer Gaming caught up with Pro Evolution Soccer’s brand new European Community Leader, Adam Bhatti. Formerly involved in one of the worlds largest PES Fan Sites, and a genuine supporter of the franchise, it is a wise move on Konami’s part to bring in someone who actually loves the game. With no official news on Pro […]

FIFA 13 – Celebrations Tutorials
Sat, 6/04/13 – 15:39 | 2 Comments
FIFA 13 – Celebrations Tutorials

If your like me, when you score a goal on FIFA you get quite excited, especially if its a bloody good one! The very skilled people over at ‘gameking’ have put together an in depth tutorial on how to do many of the FIFA 13 celebrations, including the button presses and locations to perform the […]

Soccer Gaming – The Music
Thu, 4/04/13 – 14:42 | One Comment
Soccer Gaming – The Music

Football and Music have always shared a very strange bond. Whether it was Chris Waddle & Glen Hoddle’s Diamond Lights from the late 80′s, Baddel & Skinners infamous anthem, Three Lions initially from Euro 1996 or more recently, K’Nan’s Waving Flag (the theme tune to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa), there has been […]

Retro Goals Compilation
Tue, 2/04/13 – 17:29 | One Comment
Retro Goals Compilation

We Love Goals! Of course we do, ultimately that is why we all play football and football games. To score goals! Angelomcm put together this quite incredible video of 36 goals score on 36 retro football games. When you take into account that for the past 5 years, there have only been three different companies […]

Review – FM: One Day At A Time
Sat, 30/03/13 – 17:00 | 55 Comments
Review – FM: One Day At A Time

From time to time, Soccer Gaming is presented with some pretty unique reviewing opportunities. From indie games to apps, we try to give our opinions on as much as we can from a football gaming point of view. Recently, one of the most unique ideas for an book dropped into our inbox and we had a […]

Interview With Kei Masuda
Thu, 28/03/13 – 22:54 | One Comment
Interview With Kei Masuda

Kei Masuda? Who? Well, Kei is the producer of Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer. He has recently sat down with the good people at Konami’s official website to discuss the new game engine, features for PES 2014 and the future of the game overall. Sounds exciting, and whilst it is, it really is nothing more than […]

Fan Site – FIFA Infinity
Wed, 27/03/13 – 18:06 | 2 Comments
Fan Site – FIFA Infinity

As promised, here is the first in a new feature, in which we will promote and review various other fan sites dedicated to more specific aspects of football video gaming. Each site will then be added to our link bar, hopefully collecting a group of up to date, relevant sites that members of the Soccer […]

EA CEO Leaves Post
Mon, 25/03/13 – 18:45 | One Comment
EA CEO Leaves Post

On 18th March 2013, John Riccitiello left his post as CEO of EA. One the largest gaming companies in the world, and responsible for the subdivision that has designed and redesigned sports gaming, Riccitiello has taken the fall for ‘shortcomings in financial results’. In these touch economic times, in which some the biggest names in […]

St. Patrick’s Day – FIFA 13 Super Miss Special
Sun, 24/03/13 – 18:37 | 3 Comments
St. Patrick’s Day – FIFA 13 Super Miss Special

Granted, St. Paddy’s Day is now a distant, Guinness filled memory. However, in true dedication of one of the most loosely based reasons to drink on a week night, EA Sports put together a compilation of some of the most horrific FIFA 13 misses you will ever see. Seriously, if I did some of these whilst playing […]

Football Manager – More Than Just A Game
Sat, 23/03/13 – 10:29 | 17 Comments
Football Manager – More Than Just A Game

Sports Interactive have been involved in developing football management games for 20 years now. In that time, some people would expect the company to have become slightly robotic and corporate, focusing on profits, numbers and sales. Whilst we can’t say that isn’t the case (we haven’t interviewed them on that) what we can say is that […]

Create The New Soccer Gaming Logo
Thu, 21/03/13 – 9:55 | No Comment
Create The New Soccer Gaming Logo

Dated. Retro. Classic. Moderate. Green. Just some of the words used to describe the Soccer Gaming Logo. The truth is that after many years, the Soccer Gaming logo is well in need of a little sprucing up. With graphics becoming HD and 3D, the 2D, SD Soccer Gaming logo looks out of place, and with […]

Video – A Gareth Bale Tribute
Tue, 19/03/13 – 18:47 | 3 Comments
Video – A Gareth Bale Tribute

At the moment, everyone loves Gareth Bale. The fact he represents Wales means it’s highly unlikely he will knock England out of a major international tournament. The fact he is neither Brazilian nor Argentinian means the South American countries can all agree to like him. The fact he just comes across as a nice guy […]

Edge Magazine – Fox Engine
Sun, 17/03/13 – 18:46 | One Comment
Edge Magazine – Fox Engine

In spite of the heading, and the video attached to this post, this story does actually have something to do with Pro Evolution Soccer. Trust Me! The March issue of Edge magazine, one of the most highly respected and popular video gaming basedpublications is now available in it’s usual wide range of formats (hard copy, […]

FIFA 13 Skills Video
Thu, 14/03/13 – 22:03 | One Comment
FIFA 13 Skills Video

We all love a FIFA skills video. Well, most of us do. In spite of FIFA 13 being available on our shelves for over 6 months now, some gamers chose to neglect the new tricks and moves featured in this years game. Whilst I know there are many of you out there who opt out […]

Fan Site Support
Thu, 14/03/13 – 12:14 | 5 Comments
Fan Site Support

Do you run a football gaming based fan site? Perhaps you regularly visit a forum or community dedicated to a current or classic soccer video game? Would you like to see a soccer gaming based website receive free publicity and reach up to over 2,000,000 new monthly visitors? If the answer to any of the […]

Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 UEFA Champions League Festival
Mon, 11/03/13 – 10:00 | One Comment
Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 UEFA Champions League Festival

Big News from Konami (not just an exceptionally long headline!!) Konami are running a UEFA Champions League competition, which could see the winners receive tickets to attend the 2013 Champions League Final, set to take place at Wembley, London on 25th May 2013.  The Full Press Release is included below# Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH is pleased […]

50% Off Football Manager 2013
Sat, 9/03/13 – 18:27 | 2 Comments
50% Off Football Manager 2013

If you visit this site regularly (and our statistics tell you 62% of you do!) then you’ll probably be well aware that we are quite big Football Manager fans. Okay, massive FM fans! The 2013 is the usual blend of mind bending addiction and social life destroying goodness, and now, is retailing on gaming client […]

Gaming 4 Charity
Mon, 4/03/13 – 20:48 | One Comment
Gaming 4 Charity

Social gaming is nowadays the norm. Instead of competing against AI, most gamers will play against people all across the world in online multi player games, not forgetting the fact that many gamers still play with their siblings / mates / partners on a daily or weekly basis. Whilst at Soccer Gaming, we do try […]

Football Manager 2013 Update
Sat, 2/03/13 – 18:10 | One Comment
Football Manager 2013 Update

Once upon a time, Football Manager updates were a thing of pure beauty. You would wait for weeks to the get the latest Transfer Window patch so you can start a new game with that key new player in your ranks. Sturridge at Liverpool, Ba at Chelsea, half the French league at Newcastle… Well, the […]

PES Editing Tool
Fri, 1/03/13 – 12:42 | 2 Comments
PES Editing Tool

We might be slightly late on this one, however if we are there is no denying the incredible value a PC based Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 editing tool would bring to the market. In the same way FIFA has it’s creation centre, PES really needed, and now has a (unofficial) way of controlling and editing […]

Sony Playstation 4 Announced
Thu, 21/02/13 – 22:19 | 3 Comments
Sony Playstation 4 Announced

Perhaps the biggest development in Console Gaming over the past 5 years, last night (20th February) Sony announced they are launching the Playstation 4, with an estimated release date of Q4 2013 / Q1 2014, dependent on where you live. This move, which breaks away from Sony’s earlier trend of letting the rival get the first word […]

Football Manager Stole My Life
Fri, 8/02/13 – 22:44 | 2 Comments
Football Manager Stole My Life

“It’s The Best Game I Have ever Played. It Is A Game, Isn’t It?” -Robbie Williams Having grown up over the past 20 years with Football Manager etched into my daily life, it is almost reassuring to know that there are thousands upon thousands of individuals who have shared my join, my pain, my trials […]

Soccer Gaming Forums
Wed, 6/02/13 – 22:34 | One Comment
Soccer Gaming Forums

170,000 people. The number of people you could fill Wembley with. Twice. Also, the number of people that have signed up and contributed to the now world famous Soccer Gaming Forums. Seriously, you can chat about anything football / soccer related on here. Be it David Beckham’s Philanthropy, Mario Balotelli’s Goal Scoring, FIFA 13′s hidden celebrations […]

Supporting PES Gaming!!
Mon, 4/02/13 – 22:34 | 3 Comments
Supporting PES Gaming!!

Really quick post here, but as a former Senior Editor on the site, I wanted to draw the Soccer Gaming community to the attention of PES Gaming, the longest running, and most hard working and honest Pro Evolution Soccer website you could possible visit. PES Gaming has been running since 2003, and in spite of […]

PES 2013 – Meet & Greet Cristiano Ronaldo
Tue, 29/01/13 – 19:09 | 3 Comments
PES 2013 – Meet & Greet Cristiano Ronaldo

We are genuinely supporting of PES here at Soccer Gaming. The truth is, without competition, football gaming would ultimately die. For many years, PES has been the realistic alternative to FIFA, and a genuinely respectable soccer game in its own right. Unfortunately, where Konami and PES do fall short is in the promotional department. Where as EA […]

Premier FIFA 13 Guide
Sun, 27/01/13 – 17:31 | 3 Comments
Premier FIFA 13 Guide

Okay, so by coming on this site chances are you are pretty into Soccer video games. Chances are you are pretty decent at them to. Either that or you want to improve. This is something I can heavily relate to, as with online gaming, there really is no hiding place! Gamers that once thought they […]

Virgin Gaming – $400,000 FIFA 13 Challenge
Wed, 23/01/13 – 9:56 | 2 Comments
Virgin Gaming – $400,000 FIFA 13 Challenge

Okay, so this is AWESOME. Win a seat at the $400,000 FIFA Challenge Final in Las Vegas VirginGaming.com has teamed up with SoccerGaming.com to offer FIFA fans their very last chance to win a seat at the $400,000 Virgin Gaming FIFA Challenge final in Las Vegas, courtesy of Sony. The Las Vegas event, on 9 […]

Soccer Gaming On Twitter
Mon, 21/01/13 – 22:43 | One Comment
Soccer Gaming On Twitter

There are many things that have been neglected over the past 12 months. David Luiz’s hair, Liverpool’s distinct lack of goals and the fact that no one has just hit long balls against Swansea for 90 minutes are all big talking points from this year. However arguably our biggest neglect on Soccer Gaming is our […]

Windows 8 – Football Classic
Fri, 11/01/13 – 17:43 | One Comment
Windows 8 – Football Classic

At Soccer Gaming, we do our best to feature and speak about as many Football Games that are available on the market, be they mainstream, independent or mobile based. Football Classic is the first of its kind, a game designed and released exclusively for the Windows 8 app store. Whilst we are all for innovation […]

13 Games for 2013 (Part One)
Sun, 6/01/13 – 17:19 | One Comment
13 Games for 2013 (Part One)

HAPPY NEW YEAR to all our visitors here at Soccer Gaming. Having drunk, eaten and relaxed a considerable amount  over the past few weeks, things start to return to normal, and with a new year brings new ideas, new games, and hopefully new members to the ever growing Soccer Gaming community. This site is run […]

Football Manager 2013 Update
Sun, 30/12/12 – 18:36 | 5 Comments
Football Manager 2013 Update

The festive period has been and gone, and with new years resolutions and the promise of change ahead, gaming companies are usually looking at ways of developing their latest installment in order for a brand new release. The lovely people at Sports Interactive, however, are showing their usual high level of commitment towards improving their existing title, and have […]

FIFA Christmas Advert
Thu, 20/12/12 – 23:27 | One Comment
FIFA Christmas Advert

What does Santa Claus want for Christmas? By the looks of the latest offering from EA Sports, he seems pretty content with breaking into Leo Messi’s house and playing FIFA 13 against some of his employees! Never one to miss out on a marketing opportunity, EA have dropped an exclusive commercial just for the festive […]

Top PES You Tube Clips
Tue, 18/12/12 – 23:23 | 3 Comments
Top PES You Tube Clips

There is still a lot left to be desired about PES when it comes to uploading content. The fact that the only way to truly record footage to your PC or Mac is via an external advice still leaves a bit of a sour taste in a lot of peoples mouths (mine included) and the […]

FIFA 13 – Custom Game Covers
Thu, 29/11/12 – 19:03 | 15 Comments
FIFA 13 – Custom Game Covers

Just a quick one here. but we all love something that is customized. Whether it is a car on Need for Speed, a character on Grand Theft Auto or an entire level on LittlebigPlanet, the fact it that when things are unique for us as gamers, we are all over them. Instead of being limited […]

Must Be the Money
Tue, 27/11/12 – 18:51 | One Comment
Must Be the Money

Okay, so there was a time when betting was about watching horses race, or men fight. Then, the internet came along, and now it seems you can pretty much bet on anything. Hell, the fine sponsors on the right hand side of this site would happily have you bet on how many corners take place […]

FIFA 13 – The Sales are in
Sun, 25/11/12 – 18:51 | 3 Comments
FIFA 13 – The Sales are in

Pre Christmas sale figures are always pleasing for gaming companies. Unlike some franchises, which may release sporadically or once every two years, it is alot easier to judge year on year sales for Football games, as the titles release a similar time each year. It is also worth remembering that gaming sales are spread among […]

Football Manager 2013 – Review
Tue, 13/11/12 – 23:52 | 7 Comments
Football Manager 2013 – Review

So by now, my review of Football Manager 2013 may be a little pointless. The game has been live for 10 days or so, and following a few computer /connection issues on my end, the first time I really get to sit down at my computer, the general reviews and opinions of this fine video […]

Technical Difficulties
Fri, 2/11/12 – 22:16 | One Comment
Technical Difficulties

Apologies for the lack of recent updates and content, including our Football Manager review! We are currently experiencing technical difficulties. We hope to have things back up and running in a few days. Thanks for your patience

Rocksmith – Is this Gaming?
Sun, 21/10/12 – 18:42 | 110 Comments
Rocksmith – Is this Gaming?

Usually on Soccer Gaming, we attempt to focus purely on the football video game market. Its a large market that often provides a great deal of discussion. However, every once in a while, a game, concept or idea catches our eye. This could be from the world of regular gaming, from a development standpoint or […]

Skill Off Goals Competition – Win Money or a PS Vita!!
Fri, 12/10/12 – 15:51 | 3 Comments
Skill Off Goals Competition – Win Money or a PS Vita!!

What do you mean you have never heard of Skill Off? Okay, granted, neither had I, until about two weeks ago when the site’s owner got in contact. Having checked out the content over there, turns out the concept is pretty unique. Upload footage of yourself performing a trick, skill or unusual feat, and others […]

Football Manager 2013 On Way
Sun, 7/10/12 – 12:59 | 2 Comments
Football Manager 2013 On Way

You can be sure that when the nights start to draw in, there will be a perfect valid reason for shunning the outside world and staying wrapped up warm. That reason, as always, is Football Manager, and the 2013 version of the long running name changing series is set for its official release via Steam […]

FIFA 13 – Metacritic Scores
Fri, 5/10/12 – 12:59 | 3 Comments
FIFA 13 – Metacritic Scores

After being out for just over a week now, FIFA 13 will have engrossed many lives and whilst some people may rightfully say this game differs very little from the 2012 offering, the undeniable fact is it’s still a bloody good game! FIFA 13′s Metacritic score currently stands at a very respectable 87 (PS3 version) […]

Metacritic Reviews – PES 2013
Tue, 2/10/12 – 21:08 | 5 Comments
Metacritic Reviews – PES 2013

At Soccer Gaming, we know we are always going to biased towards Soccer Games! Of course we are, we bloody love them! So Metacritic is arguably the most neutral place to look at the reviews for our genre of games, and being a PS3 gamer, I have looked at the latest scores for Pro Evolution […]

FIFA 13 Review
Sun, 30/09/12 – 21:08 | 12 Comments
FIFA 13 Review

So here we go, only a few days after release (due to some circumstances beyond Soccer Gaming’s control!) here is our official FIFA (Soccer) 13 Review. The review was conducted using a PlayStation 3 copy of FIFA 13, and due to some online issues, only concentrates on the offline version of the game. A full […]

Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 Review
Thu, 20/09/12 – 9:09 | 5 Comments
Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 Review

This review is being dual posted on PES Gaming and Soccer Gaming. Therefore, they may be some pieces of information or comments that apply to only one of the sites. I will try to limit this as much as possible, however I feel this is the best way to review the game and ensure everything […]

FIFA 2013 TV Advert
Fri, 31/08/12 – 21:59 | 2 Comments
FIFA 2013 TV Advert

FIFA 2013 is just a month away, and what better way than to celebrate with a very sexy new TV advert. Sexy of course, in a footballing way. Featuring the sort of star cast usually associated with a Nike or Pepsi Commercial, and production values that border on the insane, one comment on You Tube […]

PES 2013 Demo Number 2
Thu, 30/08/12 – 21:59 | 3 Comments
PES 2013 Demo Number 2

Thats right, no sooner had the world of football gaming get their feet under the table with a Pro Evolution Soccer demo, than another one has been well and truly shoved upon us. The game which features a plethora of playable teams, including Real Madrid, Barcelona and Manchester United, allows gamers to try out the […]

FIFA 13 Gamescon Trailer
Sat, 18/08/12 – 14:45 | 9 Comments
FIFA 13 Gamescon Trailer

Pretty self explanatory here. Video is attached below.

PES 2013: Release Date Rumors & Gamescom
Fri, 17/08/12 – 14:45 | One Comment
PES 2013: Release Date Rumors & Gamescom

Whatever happens in the next few weeks, nothing will take away from the fact that Konami have done an amazing jobthis year. 6 months ago, Konami began to build for PES 2013. The PES team claimed this year was different. There was no bullshit, just honesty. The problems of previous PES games on current gen were addressed […]

Jumpers For Goalposts
Wed, 8/08/12 – 17:28 | 2 Comments
Jumpers For Goalposts

Apparently, many moons ago, I missed this one! This Is Football 2002, an average football video game by many peoples standards was well renowned for its additional game features. Without a Master League or Manager mode to rival the ‘big boys’ of the football genre, TIF 2002 instead went down the novelty root, and allowed you to […]

How Far Have Football Games Come?
Sun, 5/08/12 – 17:12 | 2 Comments
How Far Have Football Games Come?

At times, we are very easy to criticize football / soccer / sports videos games. Titles that require an annual release in order not to fall behind in a competitive market. Titles that require intense development and have to rely on real world physics and graphics. Titles for all their improvement, still will be hammered by some […]

PES 2013 PC Demo Here
Fri, 3/08/12 – 17:11 | 7 Comments
PES 2013 PC Demo Here

Slightly behind on this one, but the PC Demo of Prov Evolution Soccer 2013 is upon us. For those unaware, Konami have taken the bold step of releasing two demo’s of PES 2013, both at different stages of the game’s development. The hope is that eventually, the end product will be a game that has […]

Football Manager Standup
Tue, 24/07/12 – 16:32 | 2 Comments
Football Manager Standup

Just a quick clip from UK comic Jason Manford, regarding Football Manager. After the last few weeks, I hate to say how right he is!!

PES 2013: Player ID
Tue, 24/07/12 – 13:02 | 2 Comments
PES 2013: Player ID

Pretty much a buzz term since around 2005, perhaps one of the biggest challenges facing any football video game developer is making players feel unique. Watching Messi, you can see he has a very different dribbling style to someone like Ronaldo. Both are incredible players, yet both move and run very differently. Whether developers simply […]

The Football Manager Experience
Sun, 22/07/12 – 16:19 | 4 Comments
The Football Manager Experience

Having spent the last month or so pretty much eating, sleeping and breathing life as manager of Croatian side RNK Split, I have recently been approached by David Sullivan to take the reigns of relegated West Ham United. Granted, we are talking about the end of the 2012/2013 season here, and after two glorious years […]

Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 Demo Release
Fri, 20/07/12 – 16:19 | 3 Comments
Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 Demo Release

Here we go PES 2013 Demo dated for July 25th Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH today announced it will release the first playable demo of its eagerly-awaited PES 2013 title on July 25th in Europe. The free demo will be available for PlayStation(R)3 via PlayStation(R)Network, Xbox 360(R) via Xbox(R)LIVE and Windows PC via ‘www.konami-pes2013.com’. PES 2013 […]

Another PES Trailer
Sun, 15/07/12 – 11:55 | One Comment
Another PES Trailer

There was a time when Konami would hardly give out any information about PES, only to bombard it’s hoards of fans with information at the last minute. Nowadays, however, Pro Evolution Soccer is getting more trailers, teasers and clips than a blockbuster movie, and the latest one highlights some of the enhanced game modes the latest offering […]

Pre Order FIFA 13
Fri, 13/07/12 – 11:55 | 5 Comments
Pre Order FIFA 13

Pretty much straight forward here, the Pre Order deals are on the table for FIFA 13. This means if you order a copy of EA Sports’ latest football sim prior to purchase at one of the listed stores, you will be entitled to an in game bonus. Retail Giants Game have re-established their bond with […]

FIFA 13@ E3
Sat, 30/06/12 – 19:07 | One Comment
FIFA 13@ E3

Slightly old news now, but FIFA 13′s latest promotional video is once again turning heads. Dubbed a set of ‘game changing’ innovations, the footage can be checked out in the video below. For your viewing pleasure, and to get you bang up to speed with the latest FIFA 13 news, we have also thrown in […]

PES 2013 Controls
Thu, 28/06/12 – 19:19 | One Comment
PES 2013 Controls

Incredible, with the game still the best part of three months away, Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 already has a ‘confirmed’ moves list. Basically, these tricks and turns will be available for gamers to attempt in the demo version of the game, with the promise of more moves to be added before the games usual September […]

FIFA 13 E3 Gameplay Trailer
Thu, 7/06/12 – 19:07 | 2 Comments
FIFA 13 E3 Gameplay Trailer

Following PES, EA Sports have released their E3 gaming trailer which in two days has already been viewed by over a million people. The video is embedded below, and focussess on the updated Collision system, Control dribbling and features the usual dynamic camera work associated with FIFA trailers!

Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 – TWO E3 Trailers
Wed, 6/06/12 – 19:07 | 8 Comments
Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 – TWO E3 Trailers

News coming out of E3 is that PES 2013 means business this year. Konami have been busy, and no sooner has the initial teaser trailer dropped than two further trailers have found their way online, both highlighting the new features of PES 2013. The second trailer shows a couple of new tricks for the game, […]

Messi vs Ronaldo
Wed, 6/06/12 – 14:51 | One Comment
Messi vs Ronaldo

For the first time in gaming history, Ronaldo & Messi will line up on rival sides of the gaming fence in the battle of PES 2013 vs. FIFA 13. Former Pro Evo poster boy Messi switched to the EA Sports franchise following the release of FIFA Street, whereas Ronaldo returned to his Konami roots after […]

PES 2013 E3 Trailer
Fri, 1/06/12 – 13:07 | 2 Comments
PES 2013 E3 Trailer

Pretty short and to the point. Attached is the link to the E3 Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 ‘Announcement’ trailer, highlighting some of the new / improved features for this year’s coming Konami title. Views as always a re greatly appreciated!

Operation Sports : Be A Player
Wed, 30/05/12 – 14:43 | 2 Comments
Operation Sports : Be A Player

Be a player, create a pro, basically make a game version of you and have a career within your favorite sports title. Its a game mode that has been running with relative success across the majority of sporting games for the past couple of years, and whilst solid and enjoyable, within a football capacity there […]

FIFA 13 Spoof Trailer
Tue, 29/05/12 – 14:43 | One Comment
FIFA 13 Spoof Trailer

Its very rare we have anything unofficial on Soccer Gaming. However, the summer sees slow news in terms of DLC, and ahead of the usual press events, we have decided to take a light hearted look at FIFA 13, thanks to the guys over at CPU vs CPU. This video is four 18 year olds […]

PESianity
Fri, 25/05/12 – 15:56 | One Comment
PESianity

Everyone loves a good community, and when it comes to Pro Evolution Soccer, this is no exception. In fact, due to a combination of untapped online potential and a die hard audience that support the game through thick and thin, there are very few games that can hold a candle to Konami’s game’s online groups. […]

FIFA 13 – First News
Thu, 17/05/12 – 15:56 | 5 Comments
FIFA 13 – First News

No Sooner has EA Sports announced their UEFA 2012 expansion pack than the first news regarding the latest release in their annual stalwart, FIFA 13 is being spoken about. Granted, information is scarce at the moment, however it should be noted that this might be the biggest battle ever between FIFA and Pro Evolution Soccer. […]

PES Teaser Trailer
Fri, 20/04/12 – 21:49 | 5 Comments
PES Teaser Trailer

It seems like an eternity since PES 2012 graced our store shelves and consoles. Indeed, in that time major developments in the world of video gaming has occurred. GAME stores closing, the PS Vita and several large gaming companies making huge cuts have all come and gone since October, and although only 7 months ago, […]

EURO 2012 – New Game (ish)
Mon, 2/04/12 – 12:08 | 7 Comments
EURO 2012 – New Game (ish)

After several years of seemingly cashing in on an international tournament, by releasing a £40 game that was out of date within a month, EA Sports have actually made a very solid commercial move with their latest title, Euro 2012. Designed to offer gamers the opportunity to play out the tournament taking place in Poland and Ukraine, the […]

FIFA Street – Promotional Video
Wed, 21/03/12 – 0:26 | One Comment

As if FIFA Street currently isn’t getting enough press, EA Sports has posted this tidy video of Average Joes taking on a team of Manchester All Stars. Look out for numerous footballing cliche’s, some very dodgy commentating from Alan Smith and some decent footwork from England stopper Joe Hart.

FIFA Street Review
Sat, 17/03/12 – 21:10 | 5 Comments
FIFA Street Review

Unless you are living under a rock, chances are you will be aware that EA Sports have recently gone back to the early years of this millennium and reintroduced FIFA Street to the video gaming world. In its previous incarnation, FIFA Street was an over the top title designed to offer a quick, if unrealistic […]

Football Manager 2012- Price Drop & Special Offers
Wed, 7/03/12 – 21:21 | 6 Comments
Football Manager 2012- Price Drop & Special Offers

FOOTBALL MANAGER SPECIAL OFFERS AND FREE TRANSFER UPDATE Sports Interactive Offer up to 75% Discount on Football Manager Titles Sports Interactive and SEGA are delighted to announce the release of the winter transfer update for Football Manager 2012 and some very special offers to go with it! The new data update includes all the transfers […]

PS Vita – FIFA 12
Sun, 26/02/12 – 23:07 | 2 Comments
PS Vita – FIFA 12

Okay, so we might be slightly behind the times here, and this may have something to do with the fact that no one from Sony has sorted us out with a complimentary PS VITA (I Know, Right?) but the latest handheld console from the developers is now available (pretty much) worldwide, and with is has […]

FIFA Street Demo Coming Tuesday
Thu, 23/02/12 – 23:11 | 3 Comments
FIFA Street Demo Coming Tuesday

I would love to write a long and elaborate post about the following story, however the heading pretty much covers it. FIFA Street, the new look addition to the long running EA Sports franchise is fast approaching, with the general public being able to get their hands on the new game in demo format from […]

Hauppauge HD PVR Review – Game Capture
Mon, 6/02/12 – 20:20 | 5 Comments
Hauppauge HD PVR Review – Game Capture

Perhaps one of the biggest frustrations amongst the modern generation of football video gamers, and indeed gamers in general is the inability to show off your gaming achievements online. I am not talking about trophies on PlayStation 3 or posting a high score to a social networking site, but instead posting visual proof of a […]

Get Involved: EA Sports
Wed, 1/02/12 – 22:06 | 4 Comments
Get Involved: EA Sports

Do you like Football? What About Video Games? Answer no to those to and you are really in the wrong place, but if yes, how would you feel about getting ‘inside’ in the industry? EA Sports are looking for people, regular football fans like yourself, to get involved in data collection for their upcoming projects […]

FIFA Street Up-date (get it?)
Wed, 25/01/12 – 13:09 | 4 Comments
FIFA Street Up-date (get it?)

EA Sports have today announced that when FIFA Street launches on March 13th 2012, it will come with a new feature called ‘the Street Network’. The feature is intended to increase competition between friends – as well as a progress tracker that shows how far you’ve progressed against your friends (a typical inclusion in today’s […]

Brand New FM Facepack
Sun, 22/01/12 – 22:46 | 2 Comments
Brand New FM Facepack

Do you loves faces? How about over 90.000 of them! Thats right, its the time of year again when someone, somewhere has spent a ridiculous amount of time sculpting and molding faces for this year’s Football Manager! In a nutshell, there are some players on FM 2012 that come with a handy attached image, so you can […]

The Soccer Gaming Awards 2011 – Part 2!
Mon, 16/01/12 – 0:15 | 2 Comments
The Soccer Gaming Awards 2011 – Part 2!

2011 was a great year for games in general, and Soccer Games are no exception. Following on from the last week’s first half of the Soccer Gaming Awards, here is part 2! Enjoy. Most Replayable Game If a game is good, people will praise numerous things about it. One of those things, and indeed a […]

The Soccer Gaming Awards 2011
Fri, 6/01/12 – 18:53 | 4 Comments
The Soccer Gaming Awards 2011

2011 has been and gone, which means it’s time for the inaugural Soccer Gaming Awards (presented by yours truly). As ever, comments are hugely appreciated and this is all up for debate – so if you disagree vehemently (or agree fervently) then let me know in the comments below! The Why FIFA is Better than […]

Merry Christmas
Sun, 25/12/11 – 9:00 | 11 Comments
Merry Christmas

Just a quick post to wish all the Soccer Gaming community a very Merry Christmas!!!

Football Manager 2012 Festive Update
Fri, 23/12/11 – 16:41 | 12 Comments
Football Manager 2012 Festive Update

There might be some gaming franchises that see Christmas as a time to look back on their hard work and smile smugly. There hard promo work and development over the year has hopefully paid off, and they can now reap the rewards of the year and be merry. When it comes to the boys over […]

Football Manager 2012 Competition
Wed, 7/12/11 – 22:52 | 6 Comments
Football Manager 2012 Competition

There is a very good chance that new Chelsea chief, Mr. Villas Boas (or Villash Boash) is not going to win anything this season. However, one lucky Soccer Gaming reader can get one up on Andre by winning our special Football Manager competition. In the way of prizes, we have a very tidy ‘suit’ t-shirt […]

Strange marketing move by Sony promotes both Xperia Play and Kasabian
Tue, 29/11/11 – 8:43 | 24 Comments
Strange marketing move by Sony promotes both Xperia Play and Kasabian

In short, what you’re about to witness is Tom from Kasabian playing a game of football against England’s own Darren Bent. Sound unfair? It would be, except for the fact that they’re using tricked-up Xperia Play consoles to send commands to actual real-life players. Seriously. All that their screens display is the current score, which […]

Messi Joins FIFA … Street
Fri, 25/11/11 – 11:13 | 2 Comments
Messi Joins FIFA … Street

Let’s be honest, there is not a coach or manager in world football today who would turn down the opportunity to have Lionel Messi in their side. It must be considered a right catch then that EA Sports have pinched the Argentinian play maker from their soccer gaming rivals, Konami and slapped him on the […]

Football Manager 2012 – The Best Wonderkids Eleven!
Mon, 21/11/11 – 19:46 | 29 Comments
Football Manager 2012 – The Best Wonderkids Eleven!

Every year, a new football manager. Every year, new players to scout. But who are the best ones to go for? Which players should you go completely out of your way to grab? This is Soccer Gaming’s complete list of the best young talent available in the game. So when you’re about to start up […]

Premier Manager 2012 Review – A Console Management Game
Thu, 17/11/11 – 16:38 | 12 Comments
Premier Manager 2012 Review – A Console Management Game

Those of you who know me will be aware that one of my favourite games from my youth was Premier Manager 98 – in fact, I even wrote an article about it in June. So naturally I was quite excited to hear about the series being brought back for PS3 last year; but unfortunately it […]

Inazuma Eleven – An Original Take on a Football Sim
Mon, 14/11/11 – 15:27 | 3 Comments
Inazuma Eleven – An Original Take on a Football Sim

There have been many attempts at making a successful football game for Nintendo’s portable systems. For a while now, the limitations of technology have held back most developers, either forcing them into making an isometric game with few options (see the FIFA series), or a more advanced game but with terrible graphics (see the Pro […]

Premier Manager for PS3 & PC
Sun, 13/11/11 – 19:26 | 3 Comments
Premier Manager for PS3 & PC

Anything that would be considered rare, or even ‘a last one’ should be treated with a certain level of care. It should be given the opportunity to develop, grow and eventually blossom, even if at times it seems to be taking small steps. After last years’ initial release, the same attitude needs to be taken […]

Football Manager Handheld 2012 – Preview
Wed, 2/11/11 – 14:05 | 4 Comments
Football Manager Handheld 2012 – Preview

For a long time now, it has been Sega’s prerogative to release Sports Interactive’s acclaimed Football Manager series on a variety of systems other than the PC. Efforts were made to branch out to home consoles in 2005 with a version of FM2006 on the Xbox, but that proved ineffective due to the control scheme. […]

FIFA 12 – The Wii Version
Sat, 29/10/11 – 13:07 | 23 Comments
FIFA 12 – The Wii Version

The Wii has never been well-known for having excellent versions of third-party titles, and the FIFA series is one that has never really tried to rock the boat. A separate development team, worse hardware and more money being poured into the other platforms has lead to a far worse game. That is not to say […]

FIFA 12 – In Review
Tue, 25/10/11 – 15:03 | 8 Comments
FIFA 12 – In Review

To go back to a wrestling analogy I used before, this is the Wrestlemania to PES 2012′s Starrcade. Both are classics, both will be remembered until they’re replaced in twelve months, and both are out now! But which one should you buy? Catch Dan’s PES 2012 review here, otherwise read on for my opinions on […]

Football Manager 2012 Review
Wed, 19/10/11 – 12:17 | 14 Comments
Football Manager 2012 Review

Football Manager 2012 finds its way into our lives slightly earlier than it’s usual November release date, and with so much competition for gamers money during the festive period, getting a head start on the likes of Modern Warfare 3 and Uncharted 3 might be enough to grab the attention of some, more fickle gamers. […]

PES 2012 3D!
Sun, 16/10/11 – 10:00 | 9 Comments
PES 2012 3D!

PES 2012 3D heads online New modes, new control options, and full online functionality confirmed Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH has outlined its plans for PES 2012 3D, which will include full support to allow Nintendo 3DS™ users to play other users online. PES 2012 3D will offer unrivalled realism, and allow users exclusive entry into its […]

Football Manager Demo Available
Fri, 14/10/11 – 10:00 | 7 Comments
Football Manager Demo Available

Some people are exceptionally impatient. Others just like to get things first. Either way, having to wait for the official release of a game now seems like a thing of the past. With downloadable previews, demos and imports, most gamers have played the title in question before a review embargo is lifted. Don’t get me […]

FIFA 12 KontrolFreek Open Cup
Wed, 12/10/11 – 15:04 | 5 Comments
FIFA 12 KontrolFreek Open Cup

Take part in our 1st FIFA 12 competition event of the year – KontrolFreek.com Open Cup on PS3 and XBOX 360. The cup begins Sunday, October 16th at 12:00 PM Central. Compete among the best for a chance to be crowned champion and win the cash prize. An amount of 15pts will be automatically added […]

Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 Review
Wed, 12/10/11 – 11:31 | 13 Comments
Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 Review

Soccer Gaming has teamed up with Pro Evolution Soccer site, PES Gaming to deliver the review of PES 2012. Whilst this may seem like a slightly biased move, be assured that reviewed, Dougie Donut has a reputation for not only speaking his mind, but also being slightly underwhelmed by previous Konami offerings. With that said, […]

EA release new covers for FIFA – get your club free!
Wed, 5/10/11 – 23:34 | 7 Comments
EA release new covers for FIFA – get your club free!

Everyone loves FIFA, but not everyone loves Rooney. So what respite is there for those of us who just detest having our covers garnished with his face year upon year? Fortunately, EA have you covered – well, some of you at least. Electronic Arts have released 10 ‘alternate’ covers for the much-acclaimed series, each featuring […]

Football Manager 2012 Release Date
Wed, 5/10/11 – 21:34 | 5 Comments
Football Manager 2012 Release Date

In a pleasing break from tradition, SEGA have decided to release Football Manager 2012 earlier than usual, and the greatest ever sports management franchise ever created (its like a fact) is available in stores and via download (Steam) from Friday 21st October 2011. This is a pretty bold move from the developers, who notoriously release […]

FIFA 12 – Metacritic Reviews
Sun, 2/10/11 – 21:13 | 7 Comments
FIFA 12 – Metacritic Reviews

FIFA 12 has now been available for the best part of a weekend. Of course, being Soccer Gaming fans, you all know this, and are probably busy playing the game as we speak. However, maybe you have to wait until payday, or have been away for the weekend, or just couldn’t get into town until […]

FIFA 12: Midnight Launch
Thu, 29/09/11 – 23:07 | 2 Comments
FIFA 12: Midnight Launch

Calling all FIFA fans in the United Kingdom. You might be sitting there, reading this post, worried that you still have one more sleep until FIFA 12 can be yours to own. Fear not, however, as you can pop into your local GAME store from midnight to get your very own copy. That’s right, in […]

Master Your Skills with FootballFreek
Wed, 28/09/11 – 8:05 | 10 Comments
Master Your Skills with FootballFreek

A FIFA gamer’s ultimate weapon, Football Freek helps you master your skills on the pitch and adds comfort well into stoppage time. Enjoy superior ball control and stay in command of every pass! Buy Now!

Reminder: FIFA 12 Ultimate Team starts in less than 24 hours!!
Mon, 19/09/11 – 22:56 | 15 Comments
Reminder: FIFA 12 Ultimate Team starts in less than 24 hours!!

With every year, EA have released their Ultimate Team expansion package earlier and earlier. This year, for the first time ever, you have the chance to play Ultimate Team before the game itself is even released. Ultimate Team, for those uninitiated, is a mix between trading cards and FIFA. You can buy/sell players, hopefully buying […]

GAMEfest – FIFA, PES in review
Sun, 18/09/11 – 20:34 | No Comment
GAMEfest – FIFA, PES in review

Finally, GAMEfest has been and gone. It was a new gaming convention created by the UK GAME chain of stores, held in Birmingham. Tickets were widely available but many sold out, leaving us with quite a popular event that seemed to do very well. There were a lot of games there and ultimately you would […]

FIFA 12 Demo – Review
Wed, 14/09/11 – 21:12 | 21 Comments
FIFA 12 Demo – Review

With FIFA 12 just weeks away, EA have released the official demo into the wild. And my goodness, is it ever something. With the latest instalment in the series fans have been promised an overhaul; a vast change to what we know and love about the series. So does it hold up? Short answer: Yes, […]

New Star Soccer 5 – Review
Tue, 13/09/11 – 11:13 | 4 Comments
New Star Soccer 5 – Review

Every once in a while a game comes along that attempts to challenge our assumptions of its genre. That game is New Star Soccer. According to the creators, New Star Soccer 5 is a game where “You need to train hard, play matches, make transfers, do interviews, stay in touch with friends, sign sponsorship deals, […]

Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 – IT’S DEMO TIME!
Sat, 3/09/11 – 18:41 | 8 Comments
Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 – IT’S DEMO TIME!

In professional wrestling, the WWE pay-per-view that ends the month of January begins what is referred to as ‘The Road to Wrestlemania’, essentially a 2-month period of matches and promos which act as an extended build-up to the hottest wrestling event of the year. The first demo to PES 2012 was released recently and i’m […]

PES Cover Star Revealed
Thu, 1/09/11 – 15:37 | 18 Comments
PES Cover Star Revealed

We all love a good cover star story! Well, maybe not ALL, but its at least a bit interesting to see whose face will be stuck on the front of a game for at least 12 months. Just me again then? Konami have released their latest press statement to accompany news that former cover star, […]

Football Manager 2012
Fri, 19/08/11 – 18:02 | 10 Comments
Football Manager 2012

Most people who know a little about me know my opinions of Football Manager. I think the game is addictive genius and I probably have equated the best part of 3 months of my life playing thee game solidly, a feat very few titles can brag. I know I am not alone in this praise, […]

EA Sports Season Ticket – Early. More? Better??
Thu, 4/08/11 – 16:21 | 7 Comments
EA Sports Season Ticket – Early. More? Better??

This isn’t change, this is new. Electronic Arts have announced a new program for five EA Sports titles, one of which being FIFA. But is it worth it? Well, first thing’s first. If you live in the UK and only own a PS3, you’re SOL. EA Sports’ Season Ticket will only be available to Xbox […]

Adios, Leo!
Wed, 3/08/11 – 16:44 | 15 Comments
Adios, Leo!

Over the past four years Pro Evolution Soccer has been all about Leo Messi. Press releases would feature his name, events would feature his videos and the man himself would even appear for occasional demonstrations. But all that is about to change, as Konami has released some chilling news: “With PES moving ever upwards, it […]

FIFA and Pro Evo change it up again; this time with control schemes
Sat, 30/07/11 – 10:19 | 4 Comments
FIFA and Pro Evo change it up again; this time with control schemes

The big news coming out of this weekend from both EA and Konami relates to control schemes. Specifically, both teams have pulled aces from their sleeves and revealed changes that will undoubtedly set them further apart from each other than ever before. But enough hyperbole… here’s the skinny. Ultimate Player Control Remember 2004? The year […]

FIFA 12 Career Mode Update & Speculation
Mon, 11/07/11 – 16:19 | 23 Comments
FIFA 12 Career Mode Update & Speculation

EA have published some rather nifty screenshots of the FIFA 12 career mode, and we have them too! Also included in this article: Heavy speculation as to what these images may mean for the next instalment’s career mode as a whole. Straight away there are some obvious tweaks from FIFA 11, though the mode seems […]

New Star Soccer 5 Release Date
Sun, 10/07/11 – 18:53 | 3 Comments
New Star Soccer 5 Release Date

Popular indie football title New Star Soccer is currently set for it’s 5th instalment, and fans of the franchise will be delighted to know that not only is the new release date scheduled to coincide with the start of the English Premier League Season, but pre-ordering the game now gives you the opportunity to pick […]

The big FIFA news of the weekend… is -NOT- Alan Smith replacing Andy Gray!
Mon, 4/07/11 – 22:54 | 4 Comments
The big FIFA news of the weekend… is -NOT- Alan Smith replacing Andy Gray!

Earlier this year, Andy Gray was fired from Sky Sports. The reasoning for this, without going into too much detail, was that he made some sexist remarks about female assistant referee Sian Massey (who, perhaps brilliantly, went on to prove him incredibly wrong by making a fantastic call in the match which followed). Andy Gray […]

Virtua Tennis 4 – The Wii Review
Fri, 1/07/11 – 16:59 | One Comment
Virtua Tennis 4 – The Wii Review

A few days ago a review was posted for Virtua Tennis 4, or more specifically, the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of Virtua Tennis 4. Being somewhat of a Wii fan I thought i’d get together some courage and defend the corner of the little guy. For what it lacks in graphics, the game sure […]

A look ahead to the U-20 FIFA World Cup in Colombia
Tue, 28/06/11 – 10:07 | 3 Comments
A look ahead to the U-20 FIFA World Cup in Colombia

…with a dash of harking back to previous results for good measure. Ah, the youth championships. A chance for a nation’s bright talent to join forces and set the world alight; often putting themselves in the shop window by doing so. A fantastic performance at this tournament could seal a transfer to a big club […]

TFC FIFA 11 Copa 4th Edition Live in Pompano Beach Florida
Mon, 20/06/11 – 9:35 | 4 Comments
TFC FIFA 11 Copa 4th Edition Live in Pompano Beach Florida

FIFA Leagues & The Futbol Club have combined to bring you the next FIFA 11 Soccer tournament LIVE on Saturday, July 16th @ 6PM on PlayStation 3 at The Futbol Club indoor soccer arena in Pompano Beach, Florida. The top 3 finishers will receive prizes thanks to our sponsors Soccer-Max.net, PowerColor.com, ThermaltakeUSA.com and RivalSpot.com. For […]

Virtua Tennis 4
Sun, 19/06/11 – 21:25 | One Comment
Virtua Tennis 4

There is no need to adjust your browsers. It does say Virtua Tennis 4 as the heading here! Truth is, at this time of year, there is not a lot of ‘new’ information on the Soccer Gaming front. A video here, a promised release there, but apart from the Under 21 Championships, the majority of […]

Competition: iSoccer Apps
Sat, 18/06/11 – 18:27 | One Comment
Competition: iSoccer Apps

This Article Is  A Direct Copy For Soccer Gaming Network site, www.isoccerapps.com At iSoccer Apps, we are sometimes sent extra promotional codes by developers, which was are allowed to use as we see fit. Coupled with ensuring our reviewers can test the app thoroughly, we will be running a number of competitions throughout the year, which […]

Who says you have to pay high transfer fees for top players?
Thu, 16/06/11 – 15:19 | 23 Comments
Who says you have to pay high transfer fees for top players?

The Premier League have just released a document that details which players have been given free transfers by their clubs. The players, who will be available for any club to sign immediately, are available without the horrors of a big transfer fee or indeed any kind of compensation. They are, to put it simply, available […]

FIFA 12 for 3DS
Mon, 13/06/11 – 14:15 | One Comment

There’s a new interview for you guys to enjoy concerning FIFA 12 for the 3DS. It’s a pretty good video with lots of new features discussed. Primarily, the producer discusses their new ‘touch-shooting’ system, whereby the user presses exactly where he wants to shoot on the touch-screen. An interesting idea for sure, but without hands-on […]

The WiiU and Football Games
Mon, 13/06/11 – 10:18 | Comments Off
The WiiU and Football Games

Good afternoon, readers. For those uninitiated, this image is a photoshopped version of the WiiU, Nintendo’s latest home console and successor to the Wii. It combines HD graphics with a controller-like thing to create something totally unseen before. The selling point is that the controller is home to a second screen which, other than being […]

Retro Review – Premier Manager 98
Sun, 12/06/11 – 14:41 | 9 Comments
Retro Review – Premier Manager 98

“I want-want-want you to go through the season and not lose one match” the game cries as you switch it on. Within moments you’ve selected a team, made up a bogus name and are ready to manage some football from 1997. And in case you’ve forgotten what game you’re playing, there’s a massive ball in […]

FIFA 12 – Gameplay Trailer
Fri, 3/06/11 – 21:13 | 8 Comments
FIFA 12 – Gameplay Trailer

In a slightly earlier than usual move, EA Sports have released the latest FIFA 12 footage in the form of a Gameplay video. The clip highlights several new match mechanics, most notably the close control ‘precision dribbling’ system when attacking, and the updated containing and defending systems. Following the slightly oversold Player Personality system of […]

FIFA 12 Interview
Sat, 28/05/11 – 21:18 | 8 Comments
FIFA 12 Interview

As the FIFA 12 bandwagon begins to build momentum, the good people at Operation Sports have conducted an Interview with Adam McHardy, the Gameplay producer for the latest EA Sports soccer offering. If your a FIFA fan, or even just interested in the development of Soccer video games, make sure you check the link out […]

Football Referee – Web Based Game
Thu, 26/05/11 – 20:30 | 10 Comments
Football Referee – Web Based Game

Taking a completely different angle to the usual gaming genre, Football Referee is a game designed to put you in the middle of the action as the referee. In a tutorial / educational mold, the game provides the player with virtual clips to which a question is then asked, with one of two possible answers. […]

New Star Soccer 5 – Pre-Purchase Access To Beta Program
Thu, 19/05/11 – 21:51 | One Comment
New Star Soccer 5 – Pre-Purchase Access To Beta Program

New Star Soccer is one of the elite Independant football games currently available. Mixing elements of RPG and Sensible Soccer, the game features an indepth career mode in which you go from young hopeful to international superstar. The latest instalement, uniquely titled New Star Soccer 5 is currently available for Pre-Purchase, and those that do […]

PES 2012 News
Fri, 13/05/11 – 15:53 | 3 Comments
PES 2012 News

Not only have Konami today begun to outline their plans for PES2012 they have also released a video with Seabass discussing these ideas. It’s sounding good to me so lets hope it’s a cracker! To read the article on the Konami website click here To watch the announcement video through the WENB YouTube channel click […]

FIFA 12 – 3DS
Wed, 11/05/11 – 21:32 | 3 Comments
FIFA 12 – 3DS

Sorry to be a bit generic for you guys, but EA Sports have released details of FIFA 12 for the Nintendo 3DS.  As well as boasting Street Football and 3D graphics, FIFA 12 will also feature touch screen controls. The official Press release can be found below. Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) today announced that […]

IWP World Cup – Online PES Competition
Tue, 3/05/11 – 21:37 | 14 Comments
IWP World Cup – Online PES Competition

There are many leagues and online competitions for FIFA 2011, however very few are available for Pro Evolution Soccer 2011. I have decided to run the first, potentially annual, IWP World Cup in association with www.isoccerapps.com. (never miss an opportunity for PR here). Basically, the concept will be 16 players who play PES 2011 online and […]

Big Match Striker
Wed, 27/04/11 – 0:13 | One Comment
Big Match Striker

Big Match Striker is a pretty unique beast indeed. Part online quiz, part MMO, it offers a challenge very few games can compete with, and a level of depth to match. Around 8 Months ago, we did drop the original press release about the game and since then it has come through its inital beta stage […]

FIFA 12 ‘News’
Sun, 17/04/11 – 18:47 | 102 Comments
FIFA 12 ‘News’

FIFA 12 is as obvious as the sun coming up. After the undeniable success of the previous two instalements, EA Sports have provided a drip feed for news about this years game. On April 12th, they released two, highly rendered by pretty irrelenant images of Kaka to officially launh FIFA 12. Furthermore, and still to […]

The Dugout – SG Network
Sun, 10/04/11 – 21:41 | 2 Comments
The Dugout – SG Network

Lets be honest, Football Manager is great fun. Its one of the few games over the past 6 years that has remained consistantly brilliant, and the majority of improvements have enhanced the experience of the game. The Dugout has been supporting Football Manager (and Championship Manager before it) since 1999, and is one of the […]

iSoccer Apps
Sun, 3/04/11 – 18:16 | One Comment
iSoccer Apps

In todays current climate of mobile based applications, Football or Soccer games have not been left behind. Not only to PES, FIFA and Football Manager all release an annual game for the Apple devices, many other independant and small developers get in on the act, for the simple reason costs are lower and design, for […]

New Star Soccer 5 – Official Trailer
Thu, 31/03/11 – 9:49 | 2 Comments
New Star Soccer 5 – Official Trailer

After a couple of quiet weeks on the football gaming front, I am delighted to hear about the release of a new instalement of a personal favourite of mine, New Star Soccer 5. Developer Simon Read of New Star games did an interview with Soccer Gaming last year, and in light of the continued success of […]

TFC PS3 FIFA 11 Tournament in Pompano Beach, Florida
Wed, 30/03/11 – 16:01 | 11 Comments
TFC PS3 FIFA 11 Tournament in Pompano Beach, Florida

FIFA Leagues to host it’s first live FIFA 11 Soccer tournament on Saturday, April 16th at the newest indoor soccer area The Futbol Club in Pompano Beach, FL. Money and product prizes will be given out to the top 3 finishers. Registration is $20 per players – to pay you must call: 954.247.8208 or show […]

PES Gaming – Stoppage Time
Tue, 22/03/11 – 23:38 | One Comment
PES Gaming – Stoppage Time

As part of Soccer Gaming’s partnership with top Pro Evolution Soccer website, I am delighted to this week include Steev’s weekly column, Stoppage Time on Soccer Gaming. The column, which addresses news and views from the footballing and football gaming world is posted every Tuesday on PESGaming.com, and can be commented on in real time on the […]

Preview: I AM PLAYR
Mon, 14/03/11 – 10:21 | One Comment
Preview: I AM PLAYR

Whilst games like Football Manager give budding managers a chance to shine, and the likes of FIFA and Pro Evolution let you try your skills on the pitch, it’s not often that gamers are given the chance to experience the life of a superstar player in its entirety. Step forward, I AM PLAYR. Working with the […]

Football Manager 2011 Update
Fri, 11/03/11 – 12:11 | 8 Comments
Football Manager 2011 Update

As is now seemingly common practice, February / March becomes the time for patches and updates for the January transfer window on many mainstream football games. SI Games’ Football Manager 2011 is no exception, and their update, which brings the game up to speed with transfers and fixes literally hundreds of bugs that the game […]

PES 2011: New DLC revealed
Tue, 8/03/11 – 10:00 | 6 Comments
PES 2011: New DLC revealed

Some great news has been revealed about new content for PES 2011. Check out the press release below for more info followed along with some pictures of the new content and the stats for the new boots: Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH has revealed the content of its latest free DLC for PES 2011. The update […]

Premier Manager Transfer Window Update
Sat, 5/03/11 – 20:34 | 2 Comments
Premier Manager Transfer Window Update

This week’s PSN saw the release of the update for Premier Manager, ensuring all players are at their correct clubs following the January Transfer Window. The add on, which will set you back £1.59 will see the likes of Andy Carroll, Fernando Torres, David Luiz and Darren Bent all move on to their new clubs, […]

SG Music- Interview With Hadouken! (Competition)
Thu, 3/03/11 – 13:40 | 2 Comments
SG Music- Interview With Hadouken! (Competition)

I am very pleased to announce that this month’s SG Music interview is with a personal favourite band of mine, Hadouken!  The five piece originating from Leeds have strong video gaming influences, and I spoke to Dan from the band about football, gaming and the direction Hadouken! are looking to head towards in the future. Firstly, could […]

FIFA 11 Transfer Window Update Now Available
Mon, 28/02/11 – 11:52 | 3 Comments
FIFA 11 Transfer Window Update Now Available

It’s been a while coming, but finally the FIFA 11 Roster Update has been made available to PS3 and Xbox360 users. The update, which includes updated OVR ratings and every move from the January transfer window (including the likes of Torres to Chelsea, Suarez and Carroll to Liverpool etc), can be downloaded simply by going […]

Football Manager Live!
Fri, 25/02/11 – 19:44 | 7 Comments
Football Manager Live!

At this time of year, most gamers start to move on from their inital Football Manager campaign. After 10 or so seasons at a collection of clubs, amassing trophies, respect and results, the desire is always there to ‘start it all again’. Other gamers love that inital one season buzz, then as soon as the […]

Cricket Gaming.net
Sat, 19/02/11 – 22:43 | 2 Comments
Cricket Gaming.net

For those of you from the United States of America, or mainland Europe, the sport of Cricket might seem something of a conundrum. Its rules are complex, the termonolgy is borderline unexplainable and there are several different ‘modes’ of the sport, something which isn’t true of many mainstream sports (Rugby excluded). However, this week actually […]

SoccerGamingTV is Here!
Wed, 16/02/11 – 13:36 | One Comment
SoccerGamingTV is Here!

Hi there everyone- firstly I’d just like to start of by introducing myself, I’m Dylan, and I’ll be hosting the newly launched SoccerGaming YouTube channel. Over the next few months the channel will hopefully become your first stop for anything football gaming related, where you will be able to find trailers, previews and reviews of […]

Football Manager 2011- Face Mega Pack
Sun, 13/02/11 – 21:29 | 11 Comments
Football Manager 2011- Face Mega Pack

Some things work exceptionally well with one face. A clock, for example would look silly with several faces. However, when it comes to Football Manager, it seems that gamers simply can not get enough of the graphical faces that each player have attached to them. I personally am a big fan, and find the black […]

GGoal: Web Based Football ‘Gaming’
Thu, 10/02/11 – 22:57 | 5 Comments
GGoal: Web Based Football ‘Gaming’

This time of year, Indie developers have an ideal market for football gamers who are starting to tire with the offerings provided by the major franchises (although my nights are still full of Football Manager 2011!) and therefore the usual combination of the wierd and the wonderful is commonplace from those developers who simply don’t […]

Euro Roundup
Sun, 6/02/11 – 22:08 | 2 Comments
Euro Roundup

Premier League A fantastic weekend in England saw a feast of goals and yet more twists in the title race. Arsenal again looked frail defensively as they did what seemed impossible as they failed to win against Newcastle after being 4-0 up at half time, with Diaby’s sending off the catalyst to a remarkable comeback. […]

PES2011 on Android and PESFAN’s thoughts on the DS version
Wed, 2/02/11 – 20:19 | One Comment
PES2011 on Android and PESFAN’s thoughts on the DS version

If you don’t know already, have just seen on WENB that they are bringing out PES2011 on Android: http://winningelevenblog.com/blog/pes-2011-released-on-android/ There are also the thoughts of pesfan.com of the DS version of PES2011: http://www.pesfan.com/news/9506808/Hands-on-with-PES-2011-3D/

Football Live
Tue, 1/02/11 – 20:34 | 3 Comments
Football Live

Football Live is a game created by Neogen2 Creations, and in the own words of the creators. “Football Live is a game inspired by old-school football games like Sensible Soccer and Kick Off, trying to keep the ideals intact: Easy to pick up and play, hard to master”. With this in mind, and a promise […]

Euro Roundup
Sun, 30/01/11 – 22:02 | No Comment
Euro Roundup

F.A Cup It was once again time for the big clubs in England to grit their teeth and cross their fingers in hope that they were not the team to be involved in any cup upset as the fifth round took place this weekend. Indeed, none of the top teams in the Premier League had […]

SG Music: Interview With Ladytron
Fri, 28/01/11 – 13:01 | No Comment
SG Music: Interview With Ladytron

The first SG Music interview of 2011 sees us catch up with FIFA 11 featured artists, Ladytron. Having been on the scene for over a decade, the 4 piece featuring members from Scotland and Liverpool have created quite a cult following amongst festival goers and are renouned for their live shows. Their track, Ace of […]

FIFA 11: Interactive World Cup 2011
Thu, 27/01/11 – 11:17 | 12 Comments
FIFA 11: Interactive World Cup 2011

As is customary this time of year, EA Sports are promoting the 2011 FIFA Interactive World Cup, which takes place online each year on the latest FIFA title, in this case FIFA 11. The PS3 Version last year hosted over 750,000 gamers and this years tournament promises to be even bigger. The format is pretty simple, six […]

Nintendo 3DS brings a new dimension to PES 2011
Mon, 24/01/11 – 16:16 | One Comment
Nintendo 3DS brings a new dimension to PES 2011

KONAMI’s acclaimed football shows its skills on new Nintendo system Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH has released details of its eagerly-awaited version of PES 2011 3D for the new Nintendo 3DS handheld gaming platform. Designed specifically for the 3D-enabled unit, PES 2011 3D for Nintendo 3DS offers an immersive take on the football genre, mixing the […]

Euro Roundup
Sun, 23/01/11 – 22:06 | No Comment
Euro Roundup

Premier League   This weekend saw the real title contenders show the difference between them and the new kids on the block as Spurs and Man City stumbled whilst Arsenal and Man Utd put in real dominant performances scoring goals and keeping clean sheets. Spurs were very fortunate as Lennon struck an injury time equaliser […]

Sensible World Of Soccer
Sun, 23/01/11 – 21:16 | 4 Comments
Sensible World Of Soccer

Let me start by saying a belated Happy New Year, to you all. Hopefully 2011 will bring once again some more fine football games to get to grips with later this year.   It’s about this time every year, after 3 months of constant play of the latest titles, and with a relative strange period after […]

Euro Roundup
Mon, 17/01/11 – 16:43 | One Comment
Euro Roundup

Premier League Man City, Chelsea and Arsenal made sure they would all profit from whoever dropped points in the Sunday showdown between Man United and Spurs. City started new striker Dzeko and whilst he looked rusty after 40 days without a game, Tevez remained as reliable as ever with a fantastic display in a 4-3 […]

Soccer Gaming Forums!
Sun, 16/01/11 – 23:04 | 3 Comments
Soccer Gaming Forums!

Just a quick one, but with nearly 70,000 members, the Soccer Gaming Forums are a huge part of this very site. With patches, option files, general chatter and football gaming discussion, they are the ideal place for football gaming fans to congregate and speak about their current gripes, issues or pleasures in the world of […]

Dated FIFA Servers to Close
Tue, 11/01/11 – 12:08 | 2 Comments
Dated FIFA Servers to Close

EA have announced that the online play features of a number of FIFA titles will cease to continue beyond February 8th 2011. The titles to be affected are as follows: FIFA 07 for Xbox 360 FIFA 08 for PlayStation Portable, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii FIFA 09 for PC, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation […]

Euro Roundup
Sun, 9/01/11 – 22:43 | One Comment
Euro Roundup

New year, new beginnings, new article, same old football! Hello and welcome to the euro round up with me, Stu Wright. Each week I’ll be taking a look at the action from the biggest European leagues, drooling over the great performances, shaking my head at the shocking displays and raising my eyebrow Ancelotti style at […]

Do I Not Like That……
Thu, 6/01/11 – 22:29 | 9 Comments
Do I Not Like That……

Hello and welcome to this weeks Do I Not Like That….. I hope you all enjoyed your holidays and are all looking forward to what the new year has in store….PES 2012… There was a lot of very interesting comments regarding the opinions of the various formations people use. Sounds like there are a few […]

Premier Manager Demo Now On PSN
Tue, 4/01/11 – 23:00 | 4 Comments
Premier Manager Demo Now On PSN

Maybe a bit late with this story, but following the Christmas period, many gamers are looking for something slightly different to give them their gaming fill. If your anything like me, your new games aren’t so new, as any time off has been spent collecting trophies, battling mates online or generally getting all you can […]

Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year
Fri, 31/12/10 – 16:02 | No Comment
Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year

Slightly belated, but the Soccer Gaming team hopes you all had a very happy and enjoyable Christmas period and would like to wish you a safe, healthy and exciting 2011! Over the next couple of days, there will be a few announcements regarding features and information regarding the future of Soccer Gaming, and we hope […]

Do I Not Like That…….
Fri, 24/12/10 – 19:16 | No Comment
Do I Not Like That…….

p { margin-bottom: 0.21cm; }a:link { } Hello and welcome to this weeks Do I Not Like That….. Plenty of good comments and on last weeks forum and and also a lesson in Polish drinking, well I think thats what it was all about anyway…. To follow up on last weeks points, I think the […]

PLAY FIFA 11 & Win your Share of $5,000!
Wed, 22/12/10 – 10:27 | 3 Comments
PLAY FIFA 11 & Win your Share of $5,000!

This holiday season, Virgin Gaming is challenging FIFA 11 players of all skill levels to ignore their presents, cancel their vacations and rack up tokens in a leaderboard competition. Players will earn tokens from each FIFA 11 game played from December 16th 2010 to January 17th 2011

Football Manager 2011 – Handheld for iPhone/iPod Touch
Mon, 20/12/10 – 23:32 | 19 Comments
Football Manager 2011 – Handheld for iPhone/iPod Touch

Only 10 months after it’s initial release, Sega have delivered a brand new version Football Manager, aptly named Football Manager 2011, for the iPhone and iPod touch. The game, which builds upon to solid foundations laid by the previous instalment offers much more of the same in handheld form, and the big question remains that with many […]

NBA Jam Revamped – The Future Of Sports Gaming?
Fri, 17/12/10 – 16:42 | No Comment
NBA Jam Revamped – The Future Of Sports Gaming?

There are very few self respective sports video gaming fans that are yet to play some kind of instalment of NBA Jam. The game, which plays as a 2v2 full court basketball experience was one of the standout titles amongst any genre in the mid 90′s, and brought some of the most famous catchphrases ever […]

Do I Not Like That….
Thu, 16/12/10 – 22:48 | One Comment
Do I Not Like That….

Hello and welcome to this weeks Do I Not Like That….  First off, sincere apologies for last week, on reflection of my last post though there were some very different opinions about the auto kick off.  I think you all had very valid points.    The first comment which caught my eye pointed out the […]

Football Manager 2011 – T-Shirt Competition
Mon, 6/12/10 – 23:27 | 9 Comments
Football Manager 2011 – T-Shirt Competition

Football Manager 2011 is well and truly part of most people’s everyday lives now. There are very few water coolers, playgrounds or chat rooms that have not been graced by the discussion of the flat back four vs the sweeper, or now much Neymar is actually worth! Fact remains that the game is pretty much […]

Do I Not Like That….
Thu, 2/12/10 – 21:30 | One Comment
Do I Not Like That….

Hello and welcome to this weeks “Do I Not Like That…” First of apologies for missing last week.  Glad to see the comments regarding the condition arrows were polarized, that’s what we’re here for!! I wasn’t saying they had no effect, I was saying they had less effect than previous years.  I seem to score […]

Why You Should Buy… An Introduction
Tue, 30/11/10 – 0:17 | 6 Comments
Why You Should Buy… An Introduction

With Christmas just a few weeks away, there are a number of football gaming fans undecided about which game they should be asking Santa for, or spending their gaming vouchers on. Quite simply, regarding football games, it comes down to the big two FIFA vs. PES. Most football gaming fans will already have picked up or […]

Why You Should Buy… Pro Evolution Soccer 2011
Tue, 30/11/10 – 0:15 | 6 Comments
Why You Should Buy… Pro Evolution Soccer 2011

This is the article persuading you, the Soccer Gaming Community to purchase PES 2011, as written by Neil Horne. Following the article, please lend you support to PES 2011 by voting for it on the Poll. Well, that is indeed the question, and one that can easily be answered by my first impressions of the game. When […]

Why You Should Buy… FIFA 11
Tue, 30/11/10 – 0:12 | 10 Comments
Why You Should Buy… FIFA 11

This is the article persuading you, the Soccer Gaming Community to purchase FIFA 11, as written by Michael Restarick. Following the article, please lend you support to FIFA 11 by voting for it on the Poll. Back in 1997, I started what was to be a long association with football computer games when I became […]

Football Manager 2011 Review
Tue, 23/11/10 – 20:29 | 7 Comments
Football Manager 2011 Review

Following a mix up at Sega HQ, we now have a review copy of Football Manager 2011, and therefore can bring your our unbiased and honest views on the latest offering from Sports Interactive. This review has been conducted using the latest update of Football Manager 2011, from a downloaded Steam copy of the game. […]

Konami Announce New PES 2011 DLC
Fri, 19/11/10 – 14:19 | 9 Comments
Konami Announce New PES 2011 DLC

Konami have announced today there will be new DLC for the PS3, 360 and PC versions of Pro Evolution Soccer 2011. The content will be an automatic download upon starting the game when your system is connected online, and will influence the way the game plays and how the AI works. The full press release, […]

Do I Not Like That….
Fri, 19/11/10 – 8:06 | One Comment
Do I Not Like That….

Hello and welcome to this weeks Do I Not Like That… There were some great discussions on the forums last week and quite a few good emails. If we start by picking up on the point made in last weeks post regarding autoslide and auto clear.  Quite a few people made comments and emailed me […]

Football Manager 2011 Review?
Thu, 18/11/10 – 12:32 | One Comment
Football Manager 2011 Review?

Well, it’s been out for the lions share of two weeks, and yet Soccer Gaming is yet to post it’s review of Football Manager 2011. This is not because I am feeling particularly lazy, nor because the game is that immersive I have lost touch with all other aspects of life. No, it is because […]

PS3 FIFA 11 NA Cup powered by PowerColor.com
Mon, 15/11/10 – 15:26 | 2 Comments
PS3 FIFA 11 NA Cup powered by PowerColor.com

FIFA Leagues to host FIFA North America Cup powered by PowerColor.com on PlayStation 3 system. This tournament will take place on Saturday, November 20th at 14:00H GMT-6. This cup is for North America zone players only and requires an entry fee of $10, the top 5 will receive products from PowerColor.com and money.

Do I Not Like That…..
Fri, 12/11/10 – 8:04 | No Comment
Do I Not Like That…..

Hello and welcome to this weeks Do I Not Like That….. Lots of talk about option files at the moment on the threads below, and on that note has any body managed to make a good stadium yet? The hour I spent on it seemed to let me just slightly amend some of the stadiums […]

Football Manager – Superstars
Fri, 5/11/10 – 22:32 | 3 Comments
Football Manager – Superstars

It is exceptionally well documented that, as with most sports games, Football Manager creates truely unqie gaming experiences that are quite simply special for the fact that you know you are the only one in control of the outcomes. When you play a game like GTA, you are working towards a pretdetermined mission brief or […]

Do I Not Like That…….
Fri, 5/11/10 – 8:51 | No Comment
Do I Not Like That…….

Hello and Welcome to This weeks Do I Not Like That…. A great and mixed response to the column last week.  Penalties being a hot and widely debated topic.  With the camera angle being as it is for in game penalties, it felt quite natural to me after a few attempts to use up and […]

Steam Powered – Football Manager 2011
Fri, 5/11/10 – 0:05 | 13 Comments
Steam Powered – Football Manager 2011

Once again, Football Manager 2011 is going to be heavily linked with the gaming software and online community, Steam. To seasoned PC gamers, Steam is a welcome addition to PC gaming, offering a range of specialist features that enchances the overall PC experience. However, for a lot fo Football Manager fans, who only use their […]

Football Manager Fanboys
Wed, 3/11/10 – 22:56 | No Comment
Football Manager Fanboys

With Football Manager due for release in the next few days, prepare for Soccer Gaming to go slightly FM content crazy. When push comes to shove, there are very few games that still receive the universal praise that the Football Manager franchise has done, and therefore, whilst I may seem slightly biased when writing my […]

WENB option file 4 now available
Wed, 3/11/10 – 8:31 | 4 Comments
WENB option file 4 now available

The fourth version of the WENB option file is now available for download. For a full explanation of what it includes and the link for where to get it go here: http://winningelevenblog.com/blog/new-wenb-option-file-released/ I tried to download the file from rapidshare but it was unavailable when I clicked on it. However if you have the premium […]

Interview With Pint Shot Riot
Mon, 1/11/10 – 19:49 | One Comment
Interview With Pint Shot Riot

As part of SG Music, I am delighted to once again interview another artist featured on the FIFA football franchise soundtrack, Pint Shot Riot. I managed to catch up with Baby Dave, who spoke about their current projects, gaming habits and being featured on EA Sports soundtracks! Your sound has a mix of Killers & […]

FIFA 11: PC Patch 1.01 Available
Sun, 31/10/10 – 9:13 | 105 Comments
FIFA 11: PC Patch 1.01 Available

Patch 1.01 is now available for PC users of FIFA 11, which can be downloaded directly from EA’s servers here. In other news, Xbox 360 and PS3 gamers can expect news of a patch “very soon”, with a mid-November release being rumoured. It is not known however what the patch will include, although sources claim […]

FIFA 11: Ultimate Team Set to Launch
Sun, 31/10/10 – 8:56 | 7 Comments
FIFA 11: Ultimate Team Set to Launch

Old news perhaps, but just a reminder that this year’s much anticipated instalment of the FIFA Ultimate Team mode is set to launch this week on November 3rd (Wednesday). Those of you who played Ultimate Team in FIFA 09 or FIFA 10, though, can get early access now by visiting http://www.ea.com/uk/football/fifa-ultimate-team. Simply enter your login details […]

Do I not Like That….
Thu, 28/10/10 – 20:11 | No Comment
Do I not Like That….

Hello and welcome to this weeks Do I Not Like That……   Quite a few comments and emails about last weeks points, the most discussed being the penalties. To this end I’ve took some, very reluctant, time out of playing to use the training mode… no man points this year, I know !!   I […]

Football Manager 2011 Demo Available Now!
Sun, 24/10/10 – 21:01 | 3 Comments
Football Manager 2011 Demo Available Now!

There are certain times a demo release is met with a sense of nevous expectation. Is the game going to live up to the hype? Is the end product going to be satisfactory? Have the developers done enough? Then, there is the Football Manager demo. Every year, the FM team put together a demo which […]

Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 – PSP
Sun, 24/10/10 – 20:49 | 41 Comments
Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 – PSP

In a story which is almost as ironic as it is poetic, I have received the review copy of PES 2011 for PSP only to find that my PSP has stopped working! The game, which I believe has received a weeks delay, is due for UK Release now on the 29th October (source Play.com) and acts […]

Do I Not Like That……
Sat, 23/10/10 – 22:02 | 3 Comments
Do I Not Like That……

Hello and welcome to this weeks Do I Not Like That….. First off, apologies for the very late post. Issues with the server and this has been the first opportunity to post since… next, thank you for all the comments last week, a real mixed opinion of the game in general and the points discussed […]

Premier Manager PSN – Review
Wed, 20/10/10 – 23:56 | 13 Comments
Premier Manager PSN – Review

The name Premier Manager is perhaps one of the most famous football gaming franchises ever produced. In the early 90′s, the Premier Manager series (starting off as a DOS based game) lead the way for may other ‘management sims’ to be developed and released, and whilst the majority of these flitted in and out of […]

PES2011 Kits Emblems and Formulae released by WENB for PS3
Wed, 20/10/10 – 18:14 | One Comment
PES2011 Kits Emblems and Formulae released by WENB for PS3

Basically the title says it all! Click on the link below to get them from WENB: http://winningelevenblog.com/blog/pes-2011-kits-emblems-formulae-released/ I’m sure everyone with PES2011 on the PS3 will be thanking JackWho for that! I will be writing soon to give you the lowdown on how I feel about PES2011 after playing it for a few weeks now! […]

Your Football Manager Stories
Sun, 17/10/10 – 23:11 | 2 Comments
Your Football Manager Stories

Alright guys, so Football Manager 2011 is just a few short weeks away, and whilst the console battles may carry on well into 2011, the fact remains that for the majority of football gamers, there is no more addictive game than those produced by Sega, in the form of the Football Manager franchise. With the […]

Do I Not Like That……
Fri, 15/10/10 – 6:52 | No Comment
Do I Not Like That……

Hello and welcome to this weeks Do I Not Like That….. Thanks for the comments and emails last week, always well received.   Well having played the game quite a lot, like all of you I’m sure, over the last week I’m starting to find a few ‘niggles’, so lets start with them shall we…. […]

Premier Manager – PSN Exclusive
Thu, 14/10/10 – 21:23 | 4 Comments
Premier Manager – PSN Exclusive

Slightly later than planned, I am delighted to announce the release of Premier Manager on PS3, exclusively available on the Playstation Network. I have had some time to check out the game myself, and will post a rveiew in the next few days, but for the time being you will have to make do with the […]

Interview With Chromeo
Thu, 14/10/10 – 20:16 | One Comment
Interview With Chromeo

A real coup for SG Music this week, as we bring you an interview from Chromeo, current stars on the FIFA 11 soundtrack along with recent performances on multiple media outlets. The guys are currently exceptionally busy, but “P-Thugg” took some time out from their schedule to answer some questions on behalf of the band […]

Play in Daily FIFA 11 Tournament for Cash at Virgin Gaming
Tue, 12/10/10 – 13:09 | 7 Comments
Play in Daily FIFA 11 Tournament for Cash at Virgin Gaming

Football fans of all skill levels get ready. FIFA 11 has arrived at Virgin Gaming, and daily tournaments are kicking off now for both PlayStation® 3 and Xbox 360™.

Smooth, Realistic and Responsive – Welcome to PES2011
Thu, 7/10/10 – 20:00 | 6 Comments
Smooth, Realistic and Responsive – Welcome to PES2011

Hey guys, I know you ave already seen a more in-depth and informative review of the game by Dan Bolas but I was able to get hold of a pre-release yesterday and thought I would give you some of my first impressions on the new PES just a few hours before it’s released in the […]

Do I Not Like That…….
Thu, 7/10/10 – 18:24 | No Comment
Do I Not Like That…….

Hello and welcome to this weeks Do I Not Like That….. Firstly, apologies for there being no column last week, this was quite deliberate due to the flurry of activity around the release of the new football games. Well where do we start this week? Theres obviously been lots wrote and discussed about the views […]

IWP Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 – Review
Mon, 4/10/10 – 23:24 | 3 Comments
IWP Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 – Review

Welcome to the Interfering With Play review of Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 by Konami. This review intends to portray a fair and honest review of PES 2011, using the PS3 version of the game. Whilst I am fully aware the PC and 360 games are very similar, it is recommended that you search for a […]

SG Music: Interview With Century Man
Sat, 2/10/10 – 17:17 | One Comment
SG Music: Interview With Century Man

As part of the SG Music section, I am delighting to bring you an interview with up and coming Indie rock band, Century Man. The four lads hail from a mixture of Cheltenham and Lemington in the Midlands, and have already had an impressive early career, being featured in music bible NME, playing four shows […]

PES 2011: Your Questions Answered
Fri, 1/10/10 – 19:23 | 170 Comments
PES 2011: Your Questions Answered

With today’s release of FIFA 11 over, and the excellent review of the game by Michael available for your reading pleasure, our attentions drift slightly towards Konami’s yearly offering, PES 2011. I now own the final version of the game, the very same that many of you will be picking up from various stores or […]

FIFA 11: Review
Wed, 29/09/10 – 18:13 | 4 Comments
FIFA 11: Review

It seems a long time ago now that the demo for FIFA 11 was released to the gaming public, desperate to see what changes had been made for this year’s addition to the long-running FIFA series. Feedback was mixed to say the least, but then to a certain degree that was to be expected – […]

The last week (or so) in PESville!
Tue, 28/09/10 – 9:29 | No Comment
The last week (or so) in PESville!

Hey guys! I was extremely busy last week and didn’t manage to keep up with all of the latest news on PES so here are some links to some articles I hope you will be interested in! There’s information on the first reviews of the game from around Europe, a penalty tutorial video, the PES […]

The Big Week!
Mon, 27/09/10 – 22:48 | 2 Comments
The Big Week!

So the first of several really big weeks is upon us in the Football Gaming calender. On Friday 1st October, FIFA 11 gets it’s EU release, and follows the lead of the rest of the world who are able to pick up the game from the 28th September. (Region Dependant). The week also sees the lifting […]

Worst of FIFA: Awards
Sat, 25/09/10 – 11:29 | 4 Comments
Worst of FIFA: Awards

To round off the ‘Best of FIFA’ series for now, it seemed only right to take a tongue-in-cheek look at some of the worst bits FIFA has brought our way. Here are just some of the gaming crimes I felt worthy of a mention: Worst Intro Video FIFA 2001 Without a shadow of a doubt, […]

Stadium and League Editor run through videos
Sat, 25/09/10 – 11:02 | No Comment
Stadium and League Editor run through videos

There seems to be plenty of interest in the PES community concerning the new editing features in the soon to be released 2011 edition of the game. So after seeing an article on PESFAN.COM with videos that run through both the stadium and league editors I thought it would be worth posting them on here […]

Do I Not Like That………..
Thu, 23/09/10 – 21:24 | One Comment
Do I Not Like That………..

Hello and welcome to this weeks Do I Not Like That.  Lots of interesting comments and debates last week.  As you’ve all discussed the demo in great detail between yourselves I thought we’d take a slightly different view on things this week and pick up on a few of your comments made over the last […]

PES 2010 World Finals live on Ustream
Wed, 22/09/10 – 20:21 | No Comment
PES 2010 World Finals live on Ustream

Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH has today confirmed that this years PES Finals, on September the 25th, are set to be the first to be streamed live on the internet. The showpiece event, which this year takes place in Majorca, as masters of PES from around the world come together and compete to become the ultimate […]

FIFA 11: Advanced Defending Tutorial
Tue, 21/09/10 – 12:47 | One Comment
FIFA 11: Advanced Defending Tutorial

If you’re like me in that you feel you’ve got all the attacking nous of Barcelona, but defend a bit more like Barnet, then check out the tutorial videos below from EA. Amongst other things, it has some handy tips on how to jockey an opponent with the ball at his feet, as well as eliminate the […]

Best of FIFA: Official Licenses
Tue, 21/09/10 – 11:46 | 5 Comments
Best of FIFA: Official Licenses

Speaking as someone who turned towards the Pro Evolution series for a couple of years with the release of PES 4, the one thing that Konami’s series has always lacked is any real sense of depth where official teams, leagues, kits and even players are concerned. Sure, you can find yourself raving about the realistic […]

FIFA 11: TV Advert
Mon, 20/09/10 – 17:07 | No Comment
FIFA 11: TV Advert

As you might well have seen already, Sunday saw EA’s TV advertisement for FIFA 11 broadcast live at half-time of the clash between Manchester United and Liverpool. Certain Facebook users might even have caught a glimpse of the advert as early as Thursday, when the video was exclusively revealed at 6pm on EA’s Facebook page. However, […]

FIFA 11: Advanced Penalty Tutorial
Mon, 20/09/10 – 16:50 | One Comment
FIFA 11: Advanced Penalty Tutorial

For those of you who are starting to get used to the new penalty system in FIFA 11, EA have released a follow-up tutorial video for the PS3 explaining how to add some flair to your penalty kicks. In particular, the video focuses on performing a chip shot, as well as how to include a […]

Big Match Striker
Sun, 19/09/10 – 18:44 | 3 Comments
Big Match Striker

As always at Soccer Gaming, we try and support football games which fall outside the ‘mainstream’ catagory, and very few fall into this catagory as does Big Match Striker. The game pitches gamers tactical ability and football knowledge to compete against others in an online environment. It is free to play and can accessed by visiting […]

PES 2011 – A few thoughts on the demo
Fri, 17/09/10 – 23:53 | 14 Comments
PES 2011 – A few thoughts on the demo

After giving myself a few days to get to grips with the PES2011 demo and also looking at other peoples views on the game I thought I would give some first impressions I got from playing it. To begin with I found myself not really enjoying the demo although this may largely have been due […]

Do I Not Like That……..
Fri, 17/09/10 – 6:42 | No Comment
Do I Not Like That……..

Hello and welcome to this week’s Do I Not Like That, plenty of posts last week, mostly about those able to play the demo earlier.  As the demos now out for general release I’m sure we’ve lots to discuss…… Showboating…. Over the past few years there have been players on PES that would be all […]

FIFA 11: Skills Tutorial
Thu, 16/09/10 – 14:16 | 13 Comments
FIFA 11: Skills Tutorial

By now I imagine the vast majority of you are well under way with trying out all that the FIFA 11 demo has to offer. Well, for those of you who want to use the demo to brush up on your skills a little bit before the game release on October 1st, here’s a handy […]

Best of FIFA: Intro Videos
Thu, 16/09/10 – 6:53 | One Comment
Best of FIFA: Intro Videos

Following on from looking at FIFA 98’s indoor arena in the search to find the bits that have best defined the FIFA series over the years, next to be considered is the traditional FIFA game intro. Whilst not essential to the action of a game, I’ve always found that a good introduction video only helps […]

FIFA 11: Demo Released
Wed, 15/09/10 – 6:24 | 27 Comments
FIFA 11: Demo Released

Today (15th September) brings the long-awaited release of the FIFA 11 demo for Xbox 360 (Gold Members), PS3 and PC gamers. The demo will offer a glimpse to fans as to what they can expect in the final game when it’s released on October 1st, with full details about what is included in the demo […]

Demo release times for PES2011 announced
Tue, 14/09/10 – 15:44 | One Comment
Demo release times for PES2011 announced

After the news earlier that the Xbox 360 demo of PES2011 will be available tomorrow (15th September 2011), along with the PC and PS3 demo versions of the game, Jon Murphy has now given the probable times that each demo will be available. The PC demo will be available from 1AM CET on the PES […]

FIFA 11: New Penalty System Tutorial
Tue, 14/09/10 – 12:50 | 13 Comments
FIFA 11: New Penalty System Tutorial

FIFA 11 is set to include a different penalty system from last year’s version of the game, instead using the new penalty system that was introduced in the recent 2010 FIFA World Cup game. For some it can take a bit of time to adjust to changes in the way penalties are taken, particularly if you haven’t […]

Jon Murphy confirms 360 demo via Twitter
Tue, 14/09/10 – 11:26 | One Comment
Jon Murphy confirms 360 demo via Twitter

Whilst looking for information on PES this morning I found the news on Jon Murphy’s twitter that the PES2011 demo on Xbox will be released tomorrow (or the 15th September 2010 for those of you that read this later!!) alongside the demo’s on other platforms. If there is any more in-depth news on this I […]

PES 2011 Website up and running
Mon, 13/09/10 – 16:55 | One Comment
PES 2011 Website up and running

Just in case you hadn’t noticed already the PES2011 website is now up and running. With the release of the new game now less than a month away the online presence of Konami’s flagship football game is there for all to see. The website features links to the Official Twitter account of Jon Murphy, the […]

Interview With Dinosaur Outfit
Sat, 11/09/10 – 23:36 | No Comment
Interview With Dinosaur Outfit

As part of SG Music, I am delighted to introduce Dinosaur Outfit. The Bristol based five piece are huge football fans, and although they are currently unsigned, they have already featured on BBC Radio 6′s Introducing section and have a track currently being used to promote International Football on a major TV Network! I had […]

Best of FIFA: Indoor Arena
Fri, 10/09/10 – 7:09 | 3 Comments
Best of FIFA: Indoor Arena

Having previously looked at in-game soundtracks when considering the bits that have best defined the FIFA series over the years, next on the list is the indoor arena seen on FIFA 98: Road to the World Cup. Those FIFA addicts amongst you might be thinking that FIFA 98 wasn’t the only game in the series […]

FIFA 11: Hit the Streets
Thu, 9/09/10 – 20:53 | 2 Comments
FIFA 11: Hit the Streets

FIFA 11 is set to incorporate elements of the FIFA street series – including an indoor arena – but only for the Wii version of the game. Gamers will be able to play as their favourite players decked out in street wear and compete in 5 versus 5 street matches. Various different match types will […]

Do I Not Like That…….
Thu, 9/09/10 – 19:46 | One Comment
Do I Not Like That…….

Hello and welcome to this weeks edition of Do I Not Like That….. A good start to the Euro qualifiers, all round, not just England.  Montenegro with some good results and France picking up where they left off in the summer !! With the demo now out on Playstation Plus and the general demo release […]

The best PES cover star
Thu, 9/09/10 – 14:31 | One Comment
The best PES cover star

Who’s your number 1 cover star? Whilst checking the Konami Europe website over the last few days in search of news on PES2011 I have noticed a poll of the month section on the main page. This month’s poll question is: “Who is the best player ever to appear on the cover of PES?” Firstly […]

PES 2011 Demo – Your Questions Answered
Wed, 8/09/10 – 22:36 | 28 Comments
PES 2011 Demo – Your Questions Answered

In case you weren’t aware (and let’s face it, if your a regular on this site, you Should be!) the Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 demo was released exclusive on Playstation Plus today. As Senior Editor of this site, I am opening up with my experience of the demo, having already played several games on it […]

PES 2011: Total control beckons
Wed, 8/09/10 – 14:34 | 2 Comments
PES 2011: Total control beckons

The following details were released today about PES2011 Wii kickaround: KONAMI unveils details of additions to acclaimed Wii kickaround Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH will release the Wii version of its hotly-anticipated PES 2011 in October, and has outlined the key additions to the new game.

Once again overseen by Producer Akiyoshi ‘Greyhound’ Chosogabe and his dedicated […]

Best of FIFA: Soundtracks
Wed, 8/09/10 – 11:23 | 21 Comments
Best of FIFA: Soundtracks

With the news that FIFA 11 is set to allow players to customise their own soundtrack by uploading music from the hard-drive, it got me thinking about the things that have best defined the FIFA series during its long history. As such, over the course of the next week or so, I’ll be prodding those […]

FIFA 11: Customisable Audio
Tue, 7/09/10 – 17:22 | No Comment
FIFA 11: Customisable Audio

FIFA 11 will offer gamers the opportunity to not only customise the menu music, but also elements of the game such as during the pre-match build up and goal celebrations, according to EA Sports. Gamers will also be given the chance to download and insert songs and chants linked to their club to help personalise […]

SG Music
Tue, 7/09/10 – 14:04 | No Comment
SG Music

Since gaming turned from cartridges to CD’s, Music and Audio has become a huge part of the gaming development process. Along with voice acting as opposed to text, games are now praised for the dramatic musical scores, officially licensed soundtracks and bonus audio features. Nowhere is this more apparant than in the world of Football […]

FIFA 11: Demo Details
Mon, 6/09/10 – 9:45 | 4 Comments
FIFA 11: Demo Details

Old news perhaps, but as we grow ever nearer to October 1st, EA have released details for the console and PC demo versions of FIFA 11. PS3/Xbox 360 The PS3/Xbox 360 versions of the demo will allow the chance to play one full offline match with three-minute halves. It will also offer the opportunity to […]

Video Game Evolution
Sun, 5/09/10 – 20:04 | No Comment
Video Game Evolution

One area of Soccer Gaming I am hoping to develop more over time is the Retro section of the site. I am a strong believer in remembering where you have come from in order to get to where your going, and just looking back 10 or 15 years, the huge leap both football gaming and gaming […]

Konami gives dates for PES 2011 demo on PC and PS3
Fri, 3/09/10 – 19:14 | 9 Comments
Konami gives dates for PES 2011 demo on PC and PS3

The following article was released on the Konami Europe website today: Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH today announced it will release a free demo of its forthcoming PES 2011 on September 15th, with subscribers to SCEE’s PS+ service able to play the demo from September 8th. The demo will be available for PlayStation 3 via PlayStation […]

Do I Not Like That……
Fri, 3/09/10 – 6:31 | No Comment

Hello all and welcome to this weeks Do I Not Like That… Well it seems like we had a good debate about the penalty system.  I know theres a minority who like it and fair play to them, its just not for me.  I don’t mind the practicing to get it right it’s the actual […]

Golden Joystick Nominations!
Thu, 2/09/10 – 22:37 | No Comment
Golden Joystick Nominations!

It is with great pleasure that Soccer Gaming has been asked to promote the sporting nominations of the Golden Joystick awards for the 2010 gaming year. For the uninformed, the Golden Joystick awards are the ‘peoples’ awards ceremony of the gaming industry and since 1982 have been handed out to hundreds of different video games […]

Football Manager 2011 Announced
Thu, 2/09/10 – 12:01 | 10 Comments
Football Manager 2011 Announced

Again, far from a shock, but Sega have announced the release of this year;s instalement of their exceptionally popular management franchise, creatively titled Football Manager 2011. I am personally a huge fan of the franchise, and am delighted to hear that, as with every year, the team are trying to add new features in order […]

FIFA 11: Time To Get Your Gloves Dirty
Tue, 31/08/10 – 10:30 | No Comment
FIFA 11: Time To Get Your Gloves Dirty

For those of you who regularly visit Soccer Gaming, you might remember a previous article I wrote – FIFA 11: Between the Sticks – all about the need for FIFA 11 to really pull its socks up where goalkeepers were concerned. Well, as reported by Dan Bolas, it seems that things are certainly looking promising […]

FIFA 11 – Become A Goalkeeper
Sun, 29/08/10 – 19:27 | 2 Comments
FIFA 11 – Become A Goalkeeper

Old news perhaps, but more light has been shed on the new FIFA 11 feature, Become A Goalkeeper. In recent versions, it has not been possible to control your GK other than for kicking purposes, however FIFA 11 will allow players to use the keeper as a choice when playing the Be A Pro game […]

Interview With Jon Murphy – Konami
Sat, 28/08/10 – 17:46 | 2 Comments
Interview With Jon Murphy – Konami

The following interview was conducted on behalf of PES Gaming, and has addressed issues raised by members of the PES Gaming community. I would like to publicly thank Jon for his time, and hopefully the Soccer Gaming community will find the interview informative! Question from community member MagicaRoma – PES has always been developed in […]

Do I Not Like That……
Thu, 26/08/10 – 19:56 | One Comment
Do I Not Like That……

Hello and welcome to this weeks do I not like that…. Its good to see everybody is getting excited from playing MLO and most of it sounds promising however a few points to pick up on from your comments. Lag….. Online lag has without doubt been a major issue for Konami for several seasons and […]

IWP Special – Master League Beta Online
Fri, 20/08/10 – 22:22 | 2 Comments
IWP Special – Master League Beta Online

As mentioned in this week’s IWP, I am off on my holidays over the next seven days, and therefore said I would post my impressions of the PES 2011 Master League online beta. The Jon Murphy interview has been sent and sorted, but due to a hectic week with Gamescon will take longer to turn […]

PES 2011 Gamescon Trailer
Fri, 20/08/10 – 20:40 | 5 Comments
PES 2011 Gamescon Trailer

The same as below really, wiith your Konami alternative. The PES development process this year has been a much more publicised one that the FIFA 11 PR bandwagon so far, but as the competition begins to hot up, expect EA Sports to have something to say on the matter! This trailer, which runs for a […]

FIFA 11 Gamescon Trailer
Fri, 20/08/10 – 20:31 | 6 Comments
FIFA 11 Gamescon Trailer

Pretty self explanitory really. The FIFA 11 Gamescon trailer featuring Game play of the latest EA Sports title. As always, your views are very appreicated, so hit the comments section if you have something to say!  

Do I Not Like That……
Thu, 19/08/10 – 20:03 | One Comment

Hello and welcome to this weeks Do I Not Like That…   Thanks as always for the comments on last weeks article produced by Benn. Some interesting points made about the game mode worthy of further discussion. As I didn’t get into the Beta test I’m afraid you’ll have to discuss it amongst yourselves and […]

The PES 2011 Stadium Editor – At a glance
Sun, 15/08/10 – 16:33 | 16 Comments
The PES 2011 Stadium Editor – At a glance

After the playtest report I posted earlier this month there are a few things that I feel I should cover in more detail, and one such thing is the stadium editor. I’ve received a fair amount of good questions from you guys in the past few weeks, and I’m happy for this to continue by […]

DC United FIFA 10 X Box Challenge
Sat, 14/08/10 – 16:48 | No Comment
DC United FIFA 10 X Box Challenge

DC United are running an X Box Challenge, taking place at the RFK Stadium on Saturday 21st August 2010. The event will give members of the general public the opportunity to take part in games of the X Box 360 version of EA Sports’ FIFA 10, playing against both other gamers and DC United players. […]

It’s Back
Sat, 14/08/10 – 16:23 | One Comment
It’s Back

Whilst the Football League technically started last week, and other top European Leagues all begin over the next few weeks, one of Europes elite club football competitions, the Barclays Premier League has started again this weekend. This event conincides with the true ‘start’ of the football season, as gaming developers begin to step up their […]

Do I Not Like That…..
Thu, 12/08/10 – 19:01 | 2 Comments
Do I Not Like That…..

Hello and welcome to this weeks Do I Not Like That…. Any regular readers of this column will know a couple of weeks ago I was discussing how to get the best out of PES when it becomes a bit repetative and also what the BAL players out there thought of that mode of play.  On […]

Do I Not Like That…..
Thu, 5/08/10 – 16:59 | No Comment
Do I Not Like That…..

Hello and welcome to this weeks “Do I Not Like That”…. As always thank you for all the comments and emails on last weeks column.  A fantastic turnout on my shortest piece to date. I will certainly be trying a few of the suggestions to extend the playing life of pes2010 so thanks for those, […]

Pro Evo 2011 Soccergaming playtest
Wed, 4/08/10 – 12:33 | 13 Comments
Pro Evo 2011 Soccergaming playtest

    A matter of weeks ago I was given the opportunity to playtest PES2011. Unfortunately, due to some sort of press embargo, I’ve been unable to comment until today. Having had plenty of time to consider my thoughts, this is my report. So, I arrived at Voltage PR at about half ten in the […]

It’s Oh So Quiet
Tue, 3/08/10 – 15:23 | No Comment
It’s Oh So Quiet

Apart from Phil’s Do I Not Like That column, Soccer Gaming has been a bit of a grave yard over the last few weeks. Unfortunatly, this is the time of year where football gamings hit a genuine lull, and a storm is definitely brewing. Over the next few days we are expecting news on both […]

Do I Not Like That…..
Thu, 29/07/10 – 17:21 | 2 Comments
Do I Not Like That…..

Thanks for all the comments last week, some decent points raised amongst the copied and down right ridiculous.  I must say my favourite last week was Dave O’s point about playing it on a dance mat…. Very funny. Personally I’m finding life without (real) football boring, nothing to watch and no banter, I can’t wait […]

Virgin Gaming FIFA 10 $10,000 Prize Pool
Mon, 26/07/10 – 20:41 | 6 Comments
Virgin Gaming FIFA 10 $10,000 Prize Pool

Now is the pitch-perfect time for all you FIFA™ fanatics of all skill levels to battle for a spot into a 128-player tournament to be run on both Xbox 360 and PS3. Each console leaderboard will allow you to qualify for a $5,000 prize pool! Here’s how you can play for a share of the […]

Do I Not Like That…….
Thu, 22/07/10 – 19:42 | No Comment

Hello and welcome to this weeks “Do I not like that…” There was a fantastic response to last weeks column.  Many interesting points raised and debated. Some of the most common points raised were the usual suspects we all pray to be fixed in the new edition, namely: Goalkeepers, Referees, penalties method and camera angle […]

Blinders & Blunders: Vuvuzela
Sun, 18/07/10 – 19:40 | 2 Comments
Blinders & Blunders: Vuvuzela

For the final Blinder & Blunder post, the opinion is totally up to you. Like marmite or snowy weather, it is really a case of love it or hate it. There is no denying however it has been the UNIQUE feature of the South African World Cup. I am, of course, talking about the Vuvuzela. […]

Blinders & Blunders: Spanish Football
Sun, 18/07/10 – 19:32 | No Comment
Blinders & Blunders: Spanish Football

Spain vs. Switzerland. The first game for either side at the World Cup. A Gelson Fernandes goal sees the European Champions fall to a 1-0 defeat. The critics had a field day. Some blame the tactical decisions made by Del Bosque, others blame the lack of fitness for key players (Torres & Iniesta) and some […]

Blinders & Blunders: Netherlands Bloodbath
Sun, 18/07/10 – 19:20 | 7 Comments
Blinders & Blunders: Netherlands Bloodbath

Some people may remember a time with Dutch football was refered to as pure. Even in the club game today, sides from Holland tend to play 4-3-3, very fast paced and attack with both intensity and ability. Spinning great Dutch footballers off the tongue is childs play for most, names like Cruyff, Gullit, Van Basten […]

FIFA 11 : Between The Sticks
Sat, 17/07/10 – 22:03 | 7 Comments
FIFA 11 : Between The Sticks

This article is penned by new Soccer Gaming Team Member and our official EA Sports Correspondant for the 2010/11 gaming season, Michael Restarick. Michael will be contributing the latest news and views from the EA Sports camp with the build up for FIFA 11 begining to take shape. His opening piece looks at an issue […]

Do I Not Like That……..
Thu, 15/07/10 – 19:47 | No Comment
Do I Not Like That……..

Welcome to this weeks edition of “Do I Not Like That….”   First off, thanks for the feedback/comments last week, it wouldn’t be much of a column without the follow up debate.  Some great points made about both shooting from distance and the scripting.  A point “duffman” raised which put a different perspective on matters […]

New Screenshots and video released for PES 2011
Tue, 13/07/10 – 14:22 | One Comment
New Screenshots and video released for PES 2011

Konami have released new screenshots and a video to elaborate on the improvements and new features that will be a part of PES 2011. From what we’ve been shown, it seems that Konami are keen to promote the changes made to the tactical side of the game, as well as an overhaul of the tricks […]

Blinders & Blunders: Diego Forlan
Sun, 11/07/10 – 19:37 | One Comment
Blinders & Blunders: Diego Forlan

Over the next few days, I will be retrospectively be looking at some Blinders & Blunders from the World Cup 2010, to add to the several that have been highlighted throughout the tournament. Hopefully this will leave us with the poll to decide which factor or event would best act as the defining moment or […]

Blinders & Blunders: Diego Maradona
Sat, 10/07/10 – 14:36 | 2 Comments
Blinders & Blunders: Diego Maradona

At the start of the 2010 World Cup, everyone saw Argentina as a potential winner. The sheer wealth of footballing talent in both the squad and starting eleven made for a side that was going to be both entertaining to watch and difficult to beat. In fact, the one issue that many people found to […]

FIFA 11 – PC Gameplay Is Next Gen!
Fri, 9/07/10 – 11:22 | 4 Comments
FIFA 11 – PC Gameplay Is Next Gen!

In an announcement that is sure to please PC gamers, EA Sports have released a statement informing us that FIFA 11 on the PC will use the same game engine and it’s console brothers. This is a big step forward for the franchise, which has been running an outdated gaming engine on home computers for […]

Do I Not Like That……
Thu, 8/07/10 – 16:34 | One Comment
Do I Not Like That……

Welcome to this weeks edition of Do I Not Like That….   First off, apologies to those on PESGaming who missed out on last weeks post which wasn’t published through no fault of my own.  First off, to recap on a point made last week; if anybodies tried to use Germany on PES they will […]

FIFA 11 – Creation Centre
Wed, 7/07/10 – 21:23 | 16 Comments
FIFA 11 – Creation Centre

In a double whammy from EA Sports, a release date and a new feature have been made public knowledge today. Firstly, FIFA 11 will arrive on our systems in Europe on October 1st 2010 (almost exactly 12 months after FIFA 10′s release) with the North American fans being treated to a 28th September release. Perhaps […]

Blinders & Blunders: Asamoah Gyan
Sun, 4/07/10 – 18:44 | 17 Comments
Blinders & Blunders: Asamoah Gyan

Lets get one thing perfectly clear, Luis Suarez cheated to keep Uruguay in the world cup. In the clamour for Goal Line technology and extra replays, the fact remains that in spite of the referee seeing the incident and penalising the Ajax forward, his actions directly denied Ghana a goal and as a result, the […]

Do I Not Like That……..
Thu, 1/07/10 – 17:15 | No Comment
Do I Not Like That……..

Welcome to this weeks edition of Do I Not Like That…. Obviously do I not like the fact that England are out the World Cup.  It doesn’t matter how much we expected to go out at the hands of either the Germans or the Argentina, it doesn’t make it any easier, especially on the back […]

Awesome Soccer World 2010 – Review
Wed, 30/06/10 – 21:55 | 5 Comments
Awesome Soccer World 2010 – Review

In our continued support of the indie gaming scene, Soccer Gaming is reviewing Red27 Studio’s new release, titled Awesome Soccer World 2010. I will hope to bring your more information about the company itself another time, however, this piece solely concentrates on the game. For more information about Red27 Studios, please visit their website http://www.red27studios.com/ […]

SG United Patch Released
Mon, 28/06/10 – 22:22 | 2 Comments
SG United Patch Released

The SG United patch for Football Manager has now been released. It’s time to bring Soccer Gaming United to glory again. Download here!

The Future Of Football Gaming
Sun, 27/06/10 – 19:44 | 7 Comments
The Future Of Football Gaming

I am delighted to introduce a piece of writing my Tom Horgan, which takes a serious look at where the football gaming industry (and in turn the video gaming industry) may be heading in 10 years time. This article was written mainly for www.pesgaming.com, however I deemed it more than worthy of being included on […]

Blinders & Blunders – Mesut Ozil
Sat, 26/06/10 – 13:40 | 3 Comments
Blinders & Blunders – Mesut Ozil

As an English fan, I wanted to give a Blinder to this young German prior to the game, with the hope that he is poor, and more importantly, it is his last game in World Cup 2010. Mesut Ozil has had a very strong World Cup, and has showed influence, ability and skill above and […]

Soccer Games Homepage – Relaunch
Fri, 25/06/10 – 21:55 | One Comment
Soccer Games Homepage – Relaunch

As well as Soccer Gaming being the place for the latest news and columns from the world of mainstream and independant football gaming, we are also a community that supports and encourages webmasters and web designers alike. As part of this, the Soccer Gaming Network hosts a wide variety of football gaming and video gaming […]

Do I Not Like That……
Thu, 24/06/10 – 19:48 | One Comment
Do I Not Like That……

Welcome to this weeks column.  Thanks to all the contributors on last weeks column, some very interesting and passionate comments made. I know its away from the soccergaming and pes remit at the moment but with over 50 comments last week its worth a following up on my broad brush statement of it being ‘just […]

Blinders & Blunders – The French FA
Wed, 23/06/10 – 22:30 | One Comment
Blinders & Blunders – The French FA

To be honest, there have been a fair few e-mails in my inbox, which is why Soccer Gaming has been a tad quieter the past few days. We have some cracking pieces lined up, along with news of new titles and a review or two. But to carry on with our World Cup feature, the […]

World Gaming is now Virgin Gaming
Mon, 21/06/10 – 12:55 | 2 Comments
World Gaming is now Virgin Gaming

World Gaming is now Virgin Gaming, Virgin Gaming is going to start by offering $1 million in cash and prizes. That’s right, $1 million. Now, more than ever, It Pays to Have Game™. “We chose Virgin as a partner because their reach and strength will help us offer the best games, the biggest prizes and […]

Interview With Simon Read – New Star Games
Fri, 18/06/10 – 17:17 | No Comment
Interview With Simon Read – New Star Games

New Star Games are an independantly run video gaming company, specialising in alternative sports titles for the PC / Mac gaming world. Along with their most recent release, Sensational World Soccer, New Star Games have been responsible for the popular New Star Soccer Series, a review of which is available here. I recently got the […]

Do I Not Like That….
Thu, 17/06/10 – 19:45 | No Comment
Do I Not Like That….

As we are all well aware the world cup is dominating all press and television at the moment and why should this column be any different!? If we’re being honest it hasn’t been a particularly memorable tournament so far, but with a shock Swiss win and the hosts receiving a three nil drubbing it looks […]

World Cup Patch for FIFA 10
Thu, 17/06/10 – 14:25 | Comments Off
World Cup Patch for FIFA 10

As you already may know, the FIFA World Cup 2010 game is only released for consoles. But now you can experience the World Cup on your computer as well, thanks to our fine patchmakers in the FIFA forum at SG. Read below to see what the developers say this huge patch contains and try it […]

PES 2011 E3 Trailer
Wed, 16/06/10 – 23:12 | 6 Comments
PES 2011 E3 Trailer

Konami have released a brand new trailer for Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 at the E3 Gaming Show this week. The trailer features some brand new additions to the PES franchise, including some new tricks, the much discussed power bar above players, over the top celebrations (thats right Tevez) and the South American Champions League. The […]

Blinders & Blunders: Robert Green
Sun, 13/06/10 – 19:36 | One Comment
Blinders & Blunders: Robert Green

A new feature of Soccer Gaming this week to coincide with the World Cup is catchily titled, Blinders & Blunders. The premise is pretty simple; any major event that occurs in the World Cup over the next few weeks will be highlighted on the site, with video footage being made available in a few days […]

Do I Not Like That……
Thu, 10/06/10 – 19:42 | 2 Comments
Do I Not Like That……

Welcome to this weeks column. World Cup fever is currently gripping the nation and every car or house has a flag hanging off it. Its exciting times and as much as I want us, England, to win it I just can’t see it on paper against some of the other teams.  Although it would be […]

FIFA 11 Announced
Wed, 9/06/10 – 20:13 | 4 Comments
FIFA 11 Announced

As sure as night becomes day, EA Sports have announced the latest instalement of their popular franchise, FIFA 11. The full press release and a couple of screen shots are featured below, but the buzz word for this season seems to be player personality, something which EA Sports have not always focused on. Read the […]

Pure Football Review & Competition
Tue, 8/06/10 – 17:58 | 5 Comments
Pure Football Review & Competition

This is the Soccer Gaming review of Ubisoft’s new 5 a side football title, Pure Football. The review is taken from the Playstation 3 version of the game. At the bottom of the article, we have two free copies of Pure Football for the X Box 360 to give away!

Football Manager Store Open For Business
Sat, 5/06/10 – 18:52 | 2 Comments
Football Manager Store Open For Business

Ok, so technically not football gaming news, however in a round about way it sort of is, maybe! The Football Manager Store is now offering a wide variety of football based T-Shirts that are geared towards wannabe managers. The T-Shirts feature some quite cool slogans, and an the store promises to feature new designs and […]

PES2011 playtest preview
Sat, 5/06/10 – 18:37 | 3 Comments
PES2011 playtest preview

Whilst we’ve yet to get our hands on the early previews of PES2011, a number of reporters have, and there’s plenty of insight that we can gather from their collective musings. Although the game is far from finished, there’s plenty to be said about the little that’s been revealed. Off of the pitch, the game […]

Sensational World Soccer 2010
Fri, 4/06/10 – 21:18 | 2 Comments
Sensational World Soccer 2010

With the World Cup just seven days away (at the time of writing), Soccer Gaming is going to be offering a variety of different features throughout the coming weeks. The start of this is announcing the release of New Star Games’ Sensational World Soccer 2010. Sensational World Soccer 2010 is the latest offering from Indie […]

Graphical improvements made for PES2011
Thu, 3/06/10 – 16:31 | 5 Comments
Graphical improvements made for PES2011

Konami have released some early screenshots of PES2011, and it must be said that the graphics are looking slicker than ever. The aesthetics of PES2010 were very good, but when compared to the snippets of the new game seem to be a clear second best. The screenshots not only demonstrate how shadows, shirt ripple effects, […]

PES2011- No more Mark Lawrenson
Wed, 2/06/10 – 1:02 | 3 Comments
PES2011- No more Mark Lawrenson

 In news that will be received joyously by many, Konami have revealed that Mark Lawrenson will not be featuring in this year’s edition of Pro Evo. Lawrenson is to be replaced by ITV pundit Jim Beglin, who will hopefully bring a more natural vibe to the game’s commentary, as well as some trademark overstatements. The […]

Do I Not Like That…….
Thu, 27/05/10 – 16:58 | One Comment
Do I Not Like That…….

Welcome to this weeks instalment of Do I Not Like That.  Well done to Jose and Inter Milan.  If we look at the second goal openly Milito embarrassed the Bayern centre half and made him look like a PES defender in a scripted game. Whilst it was an intriguing tactical battle (with Cesar and Milito […]

Picklive Competition – Win An iPad
Wed, 26/05/10 – 21:51 | 2 Comments
Picklive Competition – Win An iPad

Soccer Gaming has supported Picklive from it’s early days, and therefore we have been invited to get involved in a very special competition. Picklive is currently free to play, and with a couple of pre World Cup friendlies and warm up games on our TV’s over the next couple of weeks, there has never been a better […]

Pure Football – Steven Gerrard
Mon, 24/05/10 – 22:21 | One Comment
Pure Football – Steven Gerrard

Pure Football is due for release on the 28th May 2010, and the news has been dripping in slowly from Ubisoft regarding their 5 a side football title. Perhaps we as a gaming audience are spoiled by the information EA Sports and Konami provide, but Ubisoft have provided the below video, outlining Steven Gerrard’s involvement […]

Good Week / Bad Week
Mon, 24/05/10 – 22:12 | No Comment
Good Week / Bad Week

Welcome to the final Good Week/ Bad Week of the 2009/10 football season. Next week will be a week off for the piece, and then a new feature, based on GW / BW will be running during the world cup. At first, I was going to carry the feature on, but would rather avoid it […]

New Nike World Cup Advert
Fri, 21/05/10 – 18:50 | No Comment
New Nike World Cup Advert

Ok, so technically it’s not footballing gaming news, but the new Nike World Cup advert covers the majority of other aspects of pop culture, so I feel it may as well be included on Soccer Gaming. The advert, which features stars such as Cannavaro, Rooney, Ronaldo and Ribery is scheduled for it’s first UK airing […]

Do I Not Like That……
Thu, 20/05/10 – 21:31 | 2 Comments
Do I Not Like That……

Welcome to this weeks column   Congratulations to Barca and Inter on fantastic seasons, both pushed all the way to their league titles.  I’m looking forward to the Champions League final it will be an interesting game and I’m sure not many would have predicted this final two months ago, let alone at the start […]

New Star Soccer Review & Competition
Thu, 20/05/10 – 15:45 | 4 Comments
New Star Soccer Review & Competition

New Star Soccer is an independently designed game, developed by the people at New Star Sports. Unlike many football games, which concentrate on team play, New Star Soccer focuses solely on the individual player, taking a youngster up from a trainee through to potential international stardom. Our Soccer Gaming review of the title is here […]

PickLive! Latest News
Tue, 18/05/10 – 23:44 | 3 Comments
PickLive! Latest News

PickLive! (Formally Football 3s) is a brand new way of watching Football and playing along. A mix of Football management, betting and interactive TV, the game is played using your laptop, whilst watching a real match live on you telly! The previous season has seen a number of trial runs and match stats being recorded, […]

Good Week / Bad Week
Mon, 17/05/10 – 20:26 | One Comment
Good Week / Bad Week

Welcome to the final Good Week / Bad Week of the 2009/10 season. Hopefully there are people out there who enjoy reading these. As with all articles on Soccer Gaming, if you enjoy a piece, please let the author know you do so, either via a comment or their e-mail when it is specified. This […]

Do I Not Like That…..
Thu, 13/05/10 – 18:48 | No Comment
Do I Not Like That…..

Hello everyone and welcome to this weeks instalment of Do I Not Like That.  We should really start with the congratulations across the EPL, well done Chelski on winning the league.  To break a team goalscoring record and have Drogba plus three other players scoring into double figures is an astounding achievement in what has […]

Good Week / Bad Week
Mon, 10/05/10 – 21:54 | No Comment
Good Week / Bad Week

As the Premier League season draws to a close, there is really very little more to discuss in the domestic English game. Yes the Play Offs, Cup Finals and European leagues still are all to come, but like many football fans out there, I have more than half an eye on South Africa in a […]

Pro Evo to make its debut on iPod and iPod touch
Fri, 7/05/10 – 10:47 | 2 Comments
Pro Evo to make its debut on iPod and iPod touch

This year, Pro Evo is to make its first full debut on iPod and iPod touch, as Konami looks to corner the market for handheld games. Konami claim that this new interpretation of the game will be groundbreaking, giving players the ability to pass, dribble and shoot with the usual panache. There is also a […]

Do I Not Like That…..
Thu, 6/05/10 – 22:32 | No Comment
Do I Not Like That…..

Hello, welcome to this weeks Do I Not Like That.  As the Premier league draws to a close and everything’s nearly settled we might as well start looking forward to the World Cup which I’m sure we all are.  Who is going to win it?? Injury ravaged Spain? The usual let down, probably on penalties, […]

PES 2011: First Preview
Wed, 5/05/10 – 11:56 | 4 Comments
PES 2011: First Preview

Konami have finally issued a press release regarding PES 2011, and I have to say that it sounds as if the developers have been listening to the fans. The press release promises a total revamp of the system, under the mantra of ‘total revamp, total freedom, total football’. I hope that they can live up […]

Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 Announced
Tue, 4/05/10 – 22:24 | 5 Comments
Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 Announced

Soccer Gaming is pleased to announce that once again, Konami will be gracing us with Pro Evolution Soccer, this time aptly named PES 2011. By the sounds of the press release, the game promises to be an offering tailor made to the demands and requests of the football fans, and is scheduled to be released […]

Good Week / Bad Week
Mon, 3/05/10 – 18:05 | No Comment
Good Week / Bad Week

At this time of the season, Good Week / Bad Week becomes a tiny bit more predictable. Every little incident becomes intensly looked at by the media and the fans, and therefore by the time it gets to Monday, most issues have been talked to death. I fully intend to carry Good Week / Bad […]

Do I Not Like That…..
Thu, 29/04/10 – 19:03 | No Comment
Do I Not Like That…..

Hello, welcome to this weeks Do I Not Like That.  Thanks for all the comments on last weeks post.  No doubt these columns will eventually go over some old ground especially as the other columns on PESgaming.com have been discussing how to make things better.  On this basis I’d like us to consider whats already […]

2010 FIFA World Cup Review
Tue, 27/04/10 – 17:54 | 7 Comments
2010 FIFA World Cup Review

This is the review of 2010 FIFA World Cup: South Africa (that’s what it says on the disc!) produced by EA Sports. The review took place using the Playstation 3; although I am 99% sure the X Box 360 version will be much of the same ilk. Based upon experience, the PSP and Wii versions […]

Good Week / Bad Week
Mon, 26/04/10 – 21:49 | One Comment
Good Week / Bad Week

With very little decided at the top end of the Premier League this week, and with the majority of European Leagues grinding to their conclusions, I have decided that this week’s Good Week Bad Week should be dedicated to the teams involved in relegation battles, battles that in England at least, have already been won […]

Football Manager Handheld – Review
Fri, 23/04/10 – 12:06 | 4 Comments
Football Manager Handheld – Review

Football Manager Handheld has recently been released for the iPhone and iPod touch. The game is available on the iTunes store, priced £6.99, and involves many of the features you would associated with the long running PC game. This review is designed to give you a little more information about the game, and hopefully help […]

Do I Not Like That…..
Thu, 22/04/10 – 18:48 | No Comment
Do I Not Like That…..

Hello and welcome to this weeks Do I Not Like That,   This is a special column this week and as Dan’s first guest column I’d like to welcome the readers of pesgaming.com to the feature and hope you enjoy the read and you can find more over at www.soccergaming.com.  Last weeks column about poor […]

Football Manager Handheld For The iPhone / iPod Touch
Wed, 21/04/10 – 10:25 | 17 Comments
Football Manager Handheld For The iPhone / iPod Touch

The exceptionally popular Football Manager series has released it’s handheld version on the iPhone and iPod touch. Specially designed for the touch screen format, the game lends heavily from the PSP version of Football Manager. The press release is below.

Good Week / Bad Week
Mon, 19/04/10 – 20:28 | No Comment
Good Week / Bad Week

Doing a piece like this, there is always the chance you are going to look a bit of a tool! One week you say something, and the next that individual has either shoved the words straight down your throat or even worse, completely flopped. This week, I am dealing with the business end of the […]

Do I not like that…….
Thu, 15/04/10 – 21:09 | 3 Comments
Do I not like that…….

Welcome to this weeks feature… As we only received one comment last week we may as well get straight into things…. Set pieces Does anybody like these in PES?? I mean really? Do you?  I have a serious dislike for all set pieces in PES.  Throw-ins: An opposition can nip in front of the receiving […]

FML Competition Winner
Mon, 12/04/10 – 21:39 | No Comment
FML Competition Winner

A big thank you to everyone who entered the Football Manager Live competition to win a two month subscription to the MMO title. The question was C, Ronaldo (9) + W. Gallas (10) – P. Crouch (15) which leaves the answer of 4, The winning entrant was Konstantinos Giagias from Greece, who correctly idenfied the […]

Good Week / Bad Week
Sun, 11/04/10 – 23:23 | No Comment
Good Week / Bad Week

Another great week of football. The usual drama of the FA Cup in England, mixed with El Classico in Spain, coupled with some top quality Champions League and Europa League action has made for some great entertainment. And when dishing out the highs and lows this week, there are a few teams who deserve an […]

Do I Not Like That……
Thu, 8/04/10 – 23:25 | One Comment
Do I Not Like That……

Thanks for the comments on last weeks column.  Some interesting points raised, Andy stating the transfers in ML can be made manually, an option I’ve struggled to find.  Under general settings there is two options for ‘leave to agent’ or ‘negotiate directly’.  The later still leaves an annoying and unnecessary wait for the somewhat useless […]

FIFA World Cup 2010 Demo Out Now!
Thu, 8/04/10 – 18:07 | No Comment
FIFA World Cup 2010 Demo Out Now!

The demo for the FIFA World Cup 2010 game is now available to download from the online marketplaces used by Sony and Microsoft.

Football Manager Live Competition
Wed, 7/04/10 – 18:25 | 2 Comments
Football Manager Live Competition

Last chance to enter our Football Manager Live competition. With the closing date on Saturday (10th April), there is still enough time to enter, for the chance to win 60 days (thats pretty much two months) free entry to Football Manager Live, allowing you take control of your own dream club and become a virtual […]

Good Week / Bad Week
Mon, 5/04/10 – 20:26 | No Comment
Good Week / Bad Week

Welcome to the Easter Weekend edition of Good Week / Bad Week. Some huge matches have taken place over the past seven days, and the next few days promisemore massive games. The Arsenal Barcelona tie of last Wednesday was a excellent game, and I for one am eagerly anticipating the return leg at the Nou […]

Do I Not Like That…..
Thu, 1/04/10 – 15:46 | 3 Comments
Do I Not Like That…..

Thanks for the comments made on last weeks column, and to Andy for correcting me with the FIFA/FIFPro issue. Lets hope we can spark some further discussions with this weeks topics.  I’d like to carry the classic players debate on in a few weeks time. Team Talk This week I’d like to discuss the team […]

A Guide To Football Manager Live!
Mon, 29/03/10 – 20:56 | 7 Comments
A Guide To Football Manager Live!

Football Manager Live has recently re-launched, and in spite of the success of the yearly Football Manager game, the MMO version has been met with an air of uncertainty, for the simple fact it is something completely different. Therefore, Soccer Gaming has decided to put together a basic guide that answers those questions the majority […]

Good Week / Bad Week
Mon, 29/03/10 – 19:28 | No Comment
Good Week / Bad Week

It’s really been about domestic football only this week, which makes a nice change every once in a while. However, I am sure the uber mouth watering Arsenal vs. Barcelona Champions League quarter final will feature at least one ‘water cooler’ moment, and hopefully a character for next weeks episode of good week / bad […]

Do I Not Like That……
Thu, 25/03/10 – 21:30 | 9 Comments
Do I Not Like That……

World XI Following some comments from Dan on Pesgaming.com asking about which players were perceived to be the best ever Master League players, I felt it a worthy discussion to take this further.  I don’t know about you guys but a conversation which often happens with friends on gaming league nights centres around ‘who do […]

SG United is Returning
Wed, 24/03/10 – 22:19 | No Comment
SG United is Returning

The SG United patch has been a very popular patch for the FM players over the years at Soccer Gaming.com, and now the 2010 edition is about to get on its feet. If you want to be in the patch read below and sign up. Basically, SG United is a patch for the Football Manager […]

Football Manager Live! Relaunched
Wed, 24/03/10 – 1:27 | No Comment
Football Manager Live! Relaunched

The MMO Management game, Football Manager Live has relaunched this week, adding a handful of new features to it’s already very successful and addictive game engine. The game, now running at Version 1.5, is subscription based software that allows wannabe managers the opportunity to build their own club from the ground up, dicatating everything from […]

Good Week / Bad Week
Mon, 22/03/10 – 23:28 | One Comment
Good Week / Bad Week

Two managers share the mantle for this week’s Good Week / Bad Week feature, exclusively to Soccer Gaming! However, there should be a few honorable mentions beforehand. Lionel Messi will no doubt win the award at some point, but he has just missed out on a good week this time, even though he has managed […]

Do I Not Like That….
Thu, 18/03/10 – 22:55 | 2 Comments
Do I Not Like That….

Form is temporary, class is permanent…..  For the Pro-Evolution players out there they may agree this is not always strictly true. Having played Master League for many years now, I am of the opinion that the random arrows don’t appear to be that random.  Why is it that when one goalkeeper is off form, invariably, […]

Good Week / Bad Week
Mon, 15/03/10 – 21:24 | No Comment
Good Week / Bad Week

Probably the most obvious bad week for most people this time out, but once again here is the weekly Soccer Gaming contribution, outlining just who has had a good week in the world of football, and who has had a less than great one. Remember one can only win one of the awards five times, before […]

FIFA World Cup 2010 Trailer
Sun, 14/03/10 – 22:05 | 2 Comments
FIFA World Cup 2010 Trailer

There is very little more information required about this title. EA Sports have already announced the key features for their World Cup 2010 game, and whilst we all expect a few more surprises upon actually picking up the game for ourselves, the actual news regarding teams and game modes is pretty much self explanitory. However, […]

Soccer Gaming Goes Retro!
Fri, 12/03/10 – 2:15 | One Comment
Soccer Gaming Goes Retro!

As Soccer Gaming continues to be revamped, we have opened up a brand new Retro Section for the site. This part of Soccer Gaming is dedicated to all the football games and developers of yester year, that have in some way helped bring the genre to the level we find it at today. We will […]

Good Week / Bad Week
Mon, 8/03/10 – 18:50 | One Comment
Good Week / Bad Week

A busy international week has lead for a number of contenders to fulfil both catagories, but it is two individuals who have had very contrasting weeks from the United Kingdom that are taking the spot light in this week’s Good Week / Bad Week. Good Week – Peter Crouch Hopefully, the plane England are taking […]

Ubisoft Announces Pure Football
Mon, 8/03/10 – 0:51 | 2 Comments
Ubisoft Announces Pure Football

It’s been along time since a major gaming company entered the console footballing gaming market, but Ubisoft have recently announced Pure Football, their slightly different attempt to gain a foothold in a genre dominated by EA Sports and Konami. From inital trailers, the game looks more like a FIFA Street competitor than a genuine football […]

Football Manager 2010 – Patch 10.3 Available
Wed, 3/03/10 – 11:41 | 3 Comments
Football Manager 2010 – Patch 10.3 Available

One of my own personal goals with Soccer Gaming is to give as much column time to the management games as to the actual match action sims. With that said, I bring you the news that SI Games & Sega have launched their latest patch for Football Manager 2010, cleverly dubbed Patch 10.3. The patch […]

Good Week / Bad Week
Mon, 1/03/10 – 23:32 | No Comment
Good Week / Bad Week

The start of this week’s Good Week / Bad Week is dedicated to Aaron Ramsey. For those who didn’t see, the young welsh midfielder suffer a horrific leg break during the Stoke City v. Arsenal match on Saturday 27th February 2010. Whilst Soccer Gaming is a video game based site that takes a light hearted […]

Soccer Gaming Now On Twitter
Mon, 1/03/10 – 1:08 | No Comment
Soccer Gaming Now On Twitter

As part of moving this site forward and keeping it ‘up with the times’, Soccer Gaming now has its own Twitter feed. The twitter page is @soccergaming,and will feature news of the latest posts and information from both this site and the football gaming world in general. The majority of big stories will also be […]

FIFA 10 Ultimate Team Available
Fri, 26/02/10 – 1:48 | 8 Comments
FIFA 10 Ultimate Team Available

FIFA 10′s DLC, ‘Ultimate Team’ is now available for download on PSN and X Box Live. For the uninformed or unaware, ‘Ultimate Team’ follows on from its successful implementation in 2009. The mode mixes aspects of card collection and in game ability to allow gamers to build their ‘ultimate’ team and squad. The EA Press […]

Press Release: Football 3s
Mon, 22/02/10 – 22:48 | One Comment
Press Release: Football 3s

Soccer Gaming isn’t simply about the big titles, we are all for supporting new and unique ideas that would fall under the football gaming banner. There are few better examples of this than Football 3s, a brand new web based game which uses real football to create champions. It is very easy to follow, addictive […]

Good Week / Bad Week
Mon, 22/02/10 – 16:22 | No Comment
Good Week / Bad Week

So regular you would think it ate Bran Flakes on a daily basis, here is this week’s edition of Good Week / Bad Week. Good Week – Olympique Lyonnais For those of you who follow French domestic football, you will be aware that Lyon won seven consecutiveleague titles over the past few years, and provided […]

FIFA World Cup 2010 Announced
Sun, 21/02/10 – 14:22 | 3 Comments
FIFA World Cup 2010 Announced

As mentioned, Soccer Gaming is going through some changes, and therefore although this news was released ‘several’ weeks ago, we are bringing it to you with a better late than never attitude.  Put simply, EA Sports are making the most of their FIFA license with their latest offering, a game based upon ‘the greatest tournament […]

Stryxa FIFA 10 Leagues Prize $40k in Prizes
Fri, 19/02/10 – 10:56 | No Comment
Stryxa FIFA 10 Leagues Prize $40k in Prizes

Stryxa.com is the leading worldwide provider of online FIFA 10 leagues for the XBOX 360 and PS3 consoles. We are the first and only online gaming website to operate an International League System which allows players from all over the world to compete against each other online in a bid to be crowned the finest […]

Good Week / Bad Week
Mon, 15/02/10 – 15:26 | 2 Comments
Good Week / Bad Week

A new little feature starting up on Soccer Gaming.com. Each week, usually on a Sunday evening we will post the Good Week / Bad Week post. This reflects over the past seven days, and picks out an individual, group or team that has had a particularly good or bad week, along with highlighting the reasons […]

A New Dawn, A New Era
Wed, 10/02/10 – 16:01 | No Comment
A New Dawn, A New Era

For the past couple of years, Soccer Gaming has been floating through a very quiet time. There has been very little in the way of exclusive content, and the news has been arriving late and in some cases, at times when it is no longer valid. I am personally hoping to change all that, and […]

SoccerGaming.com Joins StripesGAMER.com
Wed, 9/12/09 – 15:23 | 5 Comments
SoccerGaming.com Joins StripesGAMER.com

StripesGAMER.com today announced a relationship with SoccerGaming.com providing the 62,000+ dedicated members of the Soccer Gaming fan site a robust league and tournament system for their FIFA 10 game play on the StripesGAMER.com gaming site.

Bring It FIFA Challenge Cup Online PS3
Mon, 7/12/09 – 10:53 | 7 Comments
Bring It FIFA Challenge Cup Online PS3

The Bring It FIFA Challenge Cup brought to you by BringIt.com will begin on Sunday, December 20th at 12:00H (follow the time clock on the website, this is GMT-6) all registered members will need to meet in the Match Lobby (chat room) 15 minutes before the cup start. The top 2 finishers will receive prizes […]

$1000 FIFA 10 PS3 and XBOX 360 Online Tournament
Thu, 19/11/09 – 8:26 | 5 Comments
$1000 FIFA 10 PS3 and XBOX 360 Online Tournament

WorldGaming and Sweetpatch.tv have announced they are holding two $1,000 Online FIFA 10 tournaments on Saturday, December 5th. The tournaments are open to the first 32 players to join and with $1,000 in total prizes for each tourney, seats will surely go fast so sign up now! What makes these tournaments so great is that […]

Football Manager 2010 Demo Out Now
Wed, 14/10/09 – 12:03 | 6 Comments
Football Manager 2010 Demo Out Now

The Football Manager 2010 demo has been released, earlier than expected. This is your chance to test out the game before it hits the stores in the end of October. Download it here!

PES 2010 Demo Out Now
Thu, 17/09/09 – 7:07 | 7 Comments
PES 2010 Demo Out Now

Konami has now released the demo for Pro Evolution Soccer 2010. Download it here!

FIFA 10 Demo Out Now
Thu, 10/09/09 – 12:52 | 10 Comments
FIFA 10 Demo Out Now

EA Sports released today the FIFA 10 Demo. Download it here!

FM 2010 Release Date
Wed, 12/08/09 – 13:49 | 15 Comments
FM 2010 Release Date

Sports Interactive & SEGA® Europe Ltd. can today announce that Football Manager™ 2010 for PC and Apple Macintosh, and Football Manager™ Handheld 2010 for Sony PSP will be released on October 30th.

Boost Your Online Gaming Experience
Wed, 29/07/09 – 7:10 | 8 Comments
Boost Your Online Gaming Experience

I’ve been experiencing really bad lag or delay while playing online against some FIFA Leagues members, for this reason i have decided to create this guide. Routers and modems can sometimes slow the downloading speeds for PS3 game consoles if the proper ports are not open. To speed up the download speed and increase connectivity, […]

FIFA WorldGaming Challenge Cup Online PS3 Tournament
Tue, 7/07/09 – 21:54 | 10 Comments
FIFA WorldGaming Challenge Cup Online PS3 Tournament

Following the huge success of the previous WorldGaming Cup tournament back in April, FIFA Leagues is delighted to announce that we will once again host a two-day FIFA 09 tournament featuring some of the best Playstation 3 FIFA Soccer 09 online gamers.WorldGaming Cup edition 2 will take place over the weekend of Saturday 11th July […]

FIFA Leagues Announces Season 2 Ladder Prizes
Mon, 6/07/09 – 20:07 | 15 Comments
FIFA Leagues Announces Season 2 Ladder Prizes

FIFALeagues proudly announces the official prizes for FIFA Leagues 2009 Season 2 ladder. At the end of the season the top 8 finishers from the ladder standings and qualify them into the Ladder Play-off where each player will meet to battle it out for the top 3 prizes. Each platform will have it’s own play-off […]

EA Searching For “Knowledgable Football Fans”
Thu, 25/06/09 – 18:08 | 2 Comments

EA are looking for more football fans to contribute to their football games database. Football fans wanted! EA SPORTS is looking for knowledgeable football fans to contribute to their football games’ database. If you think you might be interested please take the time to fill out the online registration form by following the link below. […]

$1,000 Jackpot FIFA 09 XBOX 360 Tournament
Sat, 20/06/09 – 22:02 | 4 Comments
$1,000 Jackpot FIFA 09 XBOX 360 Tournament

Sweetpatch TV and WorldGaming.com will be holding our next 64 Person FIFA 09 Xbox 360 Tournament soon. Entry fee into the tournament is only $10 with over $1000 to be won. The Tournament will start Saturday, June 27th at 1pm EST. Go sign up today and join in the fun. Remember it only takes 1 […]

PS3 American FIFA 09 Cup
Wed, 10/06/09 – 7:59 | 4 Comments
PS3 American FIFA 09 Cup

Registration for the first edition of the PS3 American Cup is now open. This tournament is for Playstation 3 FIFA gamers who live in United States, each match will be decided by a best of 3 formats. Start date is Monday, June 15th at 18:00h MST, all participants must meet in our web chat Match […]

FIFA 10 Release Date – Update
Sat, 6/06/09 – 0:41 | 95 Comments

Finally FIFA 10 won´t be released in August but in October. A few days ago EA Sports included in their official FIFA 10 website a countdown saying 75 days until FIFA 10 Kicks Off. That countdown was not related with the release date. It was just a countdown to the game being at the Köln […]

FIFA 10 High Quality Posters
Fri, 5/06/09 – 17:12 | 3 Comments

You can download these amazing High Quality FIFA 10 Posters. Officially released by EA Sports here the 6 Posters Available : Benzema #1 DOWNLOAD IT Benzema #2 DOWNLOAD IT Ronaldinho #1 DOWNLOAD IT Ronaldinho #2 DOWNLOAD IT Rooney #1 DOWNLOAD IT Rooney #2 DOWNLOAD IT Posters Sizes go from 8498×4780 pixels to 3341×4780 pixels!!!!

FIFA 10 preview 9.0/10
Fri, 5/06/09 – 13:14 | 3 Comments

Xavier Baez from http://www.GamingAccess.com lost 2-0 against producer David Rutter. Sorry community, did my best. Anyway, here is the review of this amazing game. The Good the new 360 system really rocks the multiplayer , even without improvements, is 5 years ahead of Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 Upload your video will work as last year […]

Xavier reporting from E3: FIFA 10
Thu, 4/06/09 – 1:18 | No Comment

Xavier from http://www.GamingAccess.com reports: Here at SoccerGaming and GamingAccess, we have exclusive reporterts at E3, and were invited to talk with the FIFA producer David. I am 100% happy with the game, it’s fun, it plays well, and it has all the great features from last year. So how does it improves? What’s new in […]

FIFA 10 Screenshots !!!!
Wed, 3/06/09 – 7:40 | No Comment

GamingAccess posted the first FIFA 10 Screenshots !!!. Check this trailer and visit GamingAccess to check more info ( will it be released for PC or not ?) and the HD screenshots ( 2363 x 1661 )

Xavier from GamingAccess – SoccerGaming at E3
Tue, 2/06/09 – 20:04 | No Comment

Xavier here from GamingAccess. Due to our partnership with SoccerGaming, now Ariel and me will be able to write about the latest news about PES. A big thanks goes to Matt Holme. Anyway, I am here in beautiful LA, and soon you will be able to read the first preview of PES 2010. Stay tuned, […]

PES 2010: Messi E3 Trailer & Screenshots
Tue, 2/06/09 – 16:35 | 11 Comments
PES 2010: Messi E3 Trailer & Screenshots

PES 2010: Messi fronts exclusive E3 trailer Konami showcases new visual enhancements and gameplay elements in exclusive footage premiering at Electronic Entertainment Expo 2009

WorldGaming FIFA 09 Tournament Win Big $500 Jackpot
Tue, 19/05/09 – 8:23 | One Comment
WorldGaming FIFA 09 Tournament Win Big $500 Jackpot

WorldGaming.com ( www.worldgaming.com), the premier, online destination for competitive gamers to network and challenge each other for cash and prizes, today announced a partnership with Sweetpatch TV ( Register Here!), the No. 1 FIFA gaming site in the United Kingdom and one of the top-five FIFA gaming sites in the world. The new partnership will […]

PES 2010 Graphics Show Big Improvements
Wed, 13/05/09 – 3:22 | 3 Comments
PES 2010 Graphics Show Big Improvements

Videogamer.com: First screen features cover star Lionel Messi. Konami has released the first in-game image of its upcoming football video game PES 2010, showing off the improved visuals on offer in this year’s effort.

Problems solved – Forums re-opened
Sat, 9/05/09 – 15:39 | 2 Comments
Problems solved – Forums re-opened

We have now solved the problems with the forum and it is now open for posting again. Sorry for any troubles caused.

World Cyber Games Announces FIFA 09 PC for WCG 2009
Mon, 13/04/09 – 14:37 | 3 Comments
World Cyber Games Announces FIFA 09 PC for WCG 2009

NEW YORK, NY. April 13, 2009 – World Cyber Games (WCG / www.wcg.com), the premier international video game competition and festival, has announced seven additional game titles which will be featured throughout 2009. The new titles include all-time favorite PC titles FIFA Soccer 09, TrackMania Nations Forever, Carom3D and Red Stone as the Official Game […]

PC FIFA 2009 Masters Tournament Win The XBOX 360 Console
Tue, 24/03/09 – 8:40 | 4 Comments
PC FIFA 2009 Masters Tournament Win The XBOX 360 Console

FIFA Leagues Masters on PC is back, the boys at FIFA Leagues are hosting the first major PC FIFA 09 tournament on Saturday, April 18th, 2009 at 13:00h MST/3:00pm EST/20:00h CET. International FIFA 09 PC gamers from around the world will be allowed to participate in the 256 player tournament. Only the finalist will take […]

FIFA 09 PS3 WorldGaming Cup – win Prizes!
Fri, 20/03/09 – 14:27 | No Comment
FIFA 09 PS3 WorldGaming Cup – win Prizes!

Attention FIFA Addicts!!! the moment you’ve been waiting for is finally here, FIFALeagues.com Is hosting the first edition of the FIFA 09 WorldGaming.com Online Cup on the Playstation 3 console. Action begins on Friday, April 10th, 2009 and finishes April 12th, 2009 256 PS3 FIFA gamers will battle it out in a single elimination cup […]

EA Launches New Online Game Mode
Thu, 19/03/09 – 6:13 | 6 Comments
EA Launches New Online Game Mode

EA Sports launched today a new online game mode for FIFA 09, called Ultimate Team. This feature allows gamers to create and collect their own dream team to compete online. Watch videos.

FIFA Soccer 09 How to Defend PS3 Guide
Wed, 18/03/09 – 20:40 | 6 Comments
FIFA Soccer 09 How to Defend PS3 Guide

Since the release of FIFA Soccer 09 many of you are having trouble in defense. I decided to create a small guide to help you become a better defender in FIFA Soccer 09. I recommend applying these tips and tricks in an unranked game just for you to get a hang of things. This guide […]

Guide To Connect To FIFA With PS3 or XBOX
Mon, 16/03/09 – 14:20 | 2 Comments
Guide To Connect To FIFA With PS3 or XBOX

Access your router menu by typing in the long Router Address (which is a line of numbers) into the browser page address. eg 192.168.1.254 Now you need to set up a static IP address. You need to go to the DMZ menu option in your router through your router menu. Make sure this is not […]

SI With Data Editor Update
Thu, 12/03/09 – 10:37 | No Comment
SI With Data Editor Update

Sports Interactive has released an update for the data editor. This update is an editor-only update, but if you already have downloaded the 9.3.0 patch this update is inlcuded.

AI Experiments – Youth Developement
Fri, 16/01/09 – 20:01 | 25 Comments
AI Experiments – Youth Developement

Football Manager has prided itself for years now on having one of the best simulations of football that is available on our gaming shelves. Therefore this leaves them open for these claims to be tested by people with to much time on their hands, like myself. FM has already proven that the database contains many […]

The Shirt Makes The Man
Mon, 12/01/09 – 5:51 | One Comment

Back in the day I remember posting a video of the Brazlian National team juggling a football through airport security to promote the 1998 World Cup. That video was provided to us by Nike. Today Nike sent us the new Cristiano Ronaldo video… it is worth a look…

Pro Evo – The party game
Wed, 31/12/08 – 10:56 | 6 Comments

Now I am not one to write much about Pro Evolution Soccer, but it has been a firm favourite game of mine for sometime. But I have found an interesting way to play Pro Evo 2009 that has made for some competitive games between me and my mates. Unfortunately where I am living at the […]

Flying the Comune di Milano Part 2
Tue, 23/12/08 – 17:47 | 3 Comments
Flying the Comune di Milano Part 2

Football Manager has long been simulation in Football Management, far now removed from what Championship Manager used to be, a game you could pop on, stick on your Lone Gunman tactics and let the game run with best Swedish talent around. Instead the latest editions of the game have needed commitment, thought and the patience […]

Flying the Comune di Milano
Tue, 16/12/08 – 15:54 | 10 Comments
Flying the Comune di Milano

Football Manager 2009 has been out now for about a month, I have had it activated and ready to go for about a month now and still I have yet to start a full season with the game. Final year at university and the need to go to work and earn money to fuel such […]

Football Manager 2009 Give-Away
Tue, 2/12/08 – 6:18 | 30 Comments
Football Manager 2009 Give-Away

To celebrate the launch of the new Soccer Gaming we have teamed up with Sega to give you a chance to win one of five copies of Football Manager 2009. To enter all you have to do is leave a comment on this post and tell us about your greatest Football Manager experience ever. The […]

We Need Bloggers
Tue, 2/12/08 – 6:07 | 5 Comments

We’re looking for enthusiastic and knowledgeable soccer gamers to join our blog team. If you’re a fan of one of the games below and want to have your opinion heard please send an email to contact@soccergaming.com with a brief description of who you are and why you’d like to join the SG blog team. We’re […]

New Soccer Gaming Launches
Tue, 2/12/08 – 5:58 | No Comment

Well here is something straight out of left field that I’m sure you never thought you’d see again… a new look Soccer Gaming. Today we are happy to launch the new site with a fresh new commitment to restoring SG to its former glory. If you’d like to join our team and contribute to the […]

Pro Evo 2009 – Your Review Score
Tue, 2/12/08 – 4:45 | 5 Comments
Pro Evo 2009 – Your Review Score

The critics were far from kind to PES this year giving it a meager 74 on Xbox 360 and a slightly more respectable 77 on PS3 according to MetaCritic. Now it is your turn to tell us how you’d rate the latest iteration of Konami’s game.

FIFA 09 – Your Review Score
Tue, 2/12/08 – 4:39 | No Comment
FIFA 09 – Your Review Score

The critics gave FIFA 09 one of the best review scores a FIFA game has received in years. According MetaCritic the game received a very healthy adverage score 87 on both PS3 and Xbox 360. Now it is your turn.