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25 EA games to face online chop

EA’s announced that it’s to shut down online servers for 25 of its games, including various versions of NBA 07, 08 and 09; FIFA 07 for PS2, PSP and PC; Madden NFL 09 on the original Xbox, Wii and PSP; Facebreaker; and Champions League 07 for PC and 360. Find the full list here.

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Facebreaker headlines

  • IGN and Edge knock out Facebreaker at review

    Oh dear. IGN’s given Facebreaker 5/10, which EA’s likely to be very pleased at considering Edge just gave it 3/10. From the IGN piece: Overall FaceBreaker doesn’t deliver on many of its goals. It’s designed to provide a rock-paper-scissor style gameplay experience, but players will likely end up feeling cheated and overly frustrated by the […]

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  • Madden 09 and Facebreaker demos now on PSN and Live

    EA’s confirmed that demos for Madden 09 and Facebreaker are now up on both Live and PSN, so get them if you’re bored. Madden’s out on August 15, says Gamespress, with Facebreaker shipping on September 5.

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  • FaceBreaker demo on Live next week, PSN the week after

    DarkZero’s reporting that EA Sports will release a FaceBreaker demo to Live next week. The PS3 version will release a week later on August 7. No reason was given for the PSN delay. More through the link.

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  • Peter Moore's likeness shown in FaceBreaker

    On PlanetXbox360, as snapped at E3. As previously reported, the EA Sports exec has had his face modelled for the cartoony fighter, giving you the change to go toe-to-toe with the marathon-running games industry superman when it releases in early September. He’s a good sport, Peter.

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  • EA to allow you to break Peter Moore's face

    New Zealand site Buttonmasher reports that EA Sports boss Peter Moore has had his face scanned in to FaceBreaker, meaning we all get to beat it to a pulp when the game releases on September 5. Peter’s going to be unlockable, apparently, so you’ll have to work for the privilege. By Mike Bowden

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  • EA announces massive Holiday 08 roster

    EA has just announced a giant line-up for Holiday 2008, and it’s hard to be unimpressed. There is, quite fairly, something for everyone. Big boss John agrees. “EA’s 2008 lineup is our best ever,” said EA head John Riccitiello. “This is the year that our core franchises leap forward with stunning innovation and we introduce […]

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  • Facebreaker confirmed for September 5 release

    This Facebreaker movie on Gamersyde has confirmed the cartoon boxer for a September 5 release. Watch it to the end. The footage is a lengthy gameplay trailer, showing fast punching and lots of “breaker”-related words. Facebreaker will ship for PS3, Wii and Xbox 360.

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  • New Facebreaker movies show "fighting" as opposed to "boxing"

    Couple of new movies of EA Sports cartoon boxer Facebreaker after the link, and it’s starting to look a lot more Street Fighter than Fight Night. Steve the ninja and Romeo are shown in action, including teleport moves and juggling sequences. See for yourself. Game’s out in September.

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  • EA Sports Freestyle announced, Facebreaker releasing in September

    EA announced the EA Sports Freestyle brand yesterday, “a new sub-brand aimed at a growing, more casual sports gaming audience,” according to the firm. “The launch of EA Sports Freestyle is an exciting milestone in the evolution of the EA Sports brand,’ said EA Sports boss Peter Moore. “EA Sports Freestyle will be a perfect […]

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  • New Facebreaker shots released

    Here. The cartoon boxer looks the same as the last time we posted shots of it, which probably means we won’t be doing it again.

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  • New FaceBreaker shots punch out

    Here. The EA Sports cartoon fighter has taken on greater significance than it possbly should have as it’s the first “new” offering from Peter Moore’s surging EA Sports. Pretty though, innit?

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  • First Facebreaker trailer released

    We’re having a few problems playing this, but that doesn’t mean you will. First trailer for recently announced cartoon boxing game, Facebreaker, published by EA.

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  • EA confirms cartoon boxing game, Facebreaker

    EA’s made a first showing of “lighthearted” boxing game Facebreaker, in development for PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii at EA Canada. See screens here. “Arcade boxing takes me back to my roots in this industry, and this game signals our shift to adding more approachable fun to our product lineup,” said EA Sports boss Peter […]

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