Annual Releases

Every year, a new FIFA comes out. Every year, a new Madden comes out. For the past few years, a new Call of Duty comes out. A few years ago, a new Guitar Hero came out every year until the market became over-saturated with music rhythm games and the new releases stopped in 2011. These games are considered to be annual releases, which means a new version of the game is released every year. This year we got FIFA 13, Madden 13, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 and many more “annual releases”. These games, essentially, keep on being released every year until they become unprofitable which in the case of the Guitar Hero series they “die”.… Read the rest

At Least We Have FIFA

When Americans talk about their favorite sports, you hear: football, basketball, baseball, even golf.  Not too much attention on what the majority of the world has dubbed the most popular sport, soccer.  The lack of attention that the sport gets in this country is just sad.  Everywhere you go you see somebody laced out in their team’s gear.  A football jersey, with a baseball hat, and some Jordan brand basketball shoes are not uncommon attire for the typical sports fan.  Honestly, I don’t even remember the last time I saw a soccer jersey for sale at the mall.

The EA Sports franchise has always been the leader in the video game world.  … Read the rest