Americans' Favorite Soccer Clubs, As Determined By FIFA 12 Plays

ESPN FC had a neat piece this week on the ties between soccer video games and soccer fandom, and the idea that even in the days of satellite television, nothing's done more to grow the sport in the United States than gaming. Here's the money quote, from social scientist Rich Luker: » 9/27/12 5:25pm 9/27/12 5:25pm

EA Sports' New "Dive" Feature In FIFA 12 Could Have Been More Subtle

When you put out a football game every year (American or European), you're faced with the difficult task of keeping it fresh. To that end, one of the most hyped additions to FIFA 12 is the heralded Player Impact Engine. It's an "advanced procedural animation system tied with accurate collision physics," meaning… » 9/19/11 11:00am 9/19/11 11:00am