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  • Football Manager 2012 announced

    Sega’s announced Football Manager 2012 will release “before Christmas” this year, exclusive to PC. The developer Sports Interactive has highlighted the key improvements that this iteration of the series will bring along with it.

  • UK developers “the bedrock of our business,” says Sega

    Sega has said that its two UK-based internal developers are part of the “bedrock” of the UK games development industry.

  • Football Manager 2011 launches on iPad

    Sega’s announced that Football Manager 2011 is now available on iPad.

  • Sega sees nine-month figures boost, Vanquish fails to beat 1 million

    Sega Sammy Holdings posted a profits and revenue boost for its nine months ending December 31, but confirmed Platinum’s Vanquish had fallen short of 1 million sales.

  • Jacobson: “Still a lot of work to do” to get games industry properly recognised

    Sports Interactive boss Miles Jacobson has said that there’s “still a lot of work to do” in terms of getting the games industry the recognition it deserves, both “in the business world, and in education”.

  • “Delighted” Jacobson lauds OBE recognition

    Following news that Sports Interactive boss Miles Jacobson has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours list, the developer has told VG247 that the recognition is “important” for the games industry as a whole.

  • Football Manager 2011 takes UK number 1, first weekend sales better then Pro Evo ’11

    Chart-Track just confirmed that Football Manager 2011 has entered the UK chart in the top spot, while Activision’s latest Bond efforts have barely registered.

  • Two Football Manager 2011 demos coming this week

    Two demos for Football Manager 2011 are releasing on Thursday, according to PC Gamer.

  • Pre-order Football Manager 2011, get 20 free SEGA games

    SEGA and Sports Interactive are offering a pre-order bonus for Football Manager 2011, which nets you 20 free SEGA Genesis games with your order through Steam.

  • Football Manager 2011 announced – first footage, new features detailed

    Sports Interactive has just announced Football Manager 2011, releasing a first video showing off a new “emotion engine”.

  • Football Manager 2010 dated for PC, Mac and PSP

    Sports Interactive and Sega announced today that Football Manager 2010, for PC and Mac and Football Manager Handheld 2010 for PSP will release on October 30. It features new tools and changes to improve ease of use, navigation and a brand new match tactics system, along with the debut of the Match Analysis tool. “We […]

  • Sports Interactive: Football Manager Live is “doing well”

    Football Manager Live is doing well and going according to plan, according to Sports Interactive’s Miles Jacobson. So far, the game has grown to 23 game worlds with 1,000 users each. Jacobson’s pleased as punch. “It’s going alright. The Sega ops team is being very proactive in launching new worlds when existing ones are full,” Jacobson […]

  • Football Manager Live to release on January 23

    MCV’s reporting that Football Manager Live will launch on January 23, at a cost of £30. The retail game comes complete with a whopping four months’ free play. “Football Manager Live is a very different game to Football Manager – imagine a cross between Football Manager, fantasy league, eBay and social networking and you’ll be […]

  • IGN Football Manager 09 review criticism best left to the terraces, say Jacobson

    Sports Interactive boss Miles Jacobson has declined to remark on a 2/10 IGN US review for Football Manager 2009, saying criticism of the piece is best left to user comments. “I’m not a reviewer and therefore don’t think it’s my place to critique critique’s, nor am I likely to be anything but biased,” he said. […]

  • Football Manager authentication issues fixed

    Sports Interactive’s Miles Jacobson just sent word that all issues with Football Manager 2009 authentication have now been resolved. So go win a cup, or something.

  • Sega apologises for FM09 activation issues

    Sega has apologised for activation problems with the just-released Football Manager 2009, blaming hiccups on “a combination of issues relating to the printing of keycodes and the huge demand for the game.” “A solution is in place and is starting to clear the problem, we are confident that the issue will be solved today,” said […]

  • FM2009 gold, system specs released

    Sega’s announced that Football Manager 2009 is gold. The publisher also released minimum specs this afternoon. Get them after the break. The game’s getting a demo on November 2.

  • Football Manager 2009 videos watched by 165,000 on YouTube

    The Football Manager 2009 YouTube reveal appears to have worked. According to Sega this afternoon, more than 165,000 people have watched two videos about the new features in the latest version of the soccer management sim since they were released on Wednesday. “It’s great to finally be able to announce the new features for the […]

  • SI “pretty close to finishing” Football Manager Live

    Speaking to Evo Gamer, Sports Interactive’s Miles Jacobson has confirmed that Football Manager Live is almost complete. Ish. “We’re pretty close to finishing the first iteration now, as in the code that will be released,” he said. “The game will likely never be ‘finished’ because, like FM, there are loads of ideas for features, and […]

  • Football Manager 2008 demo now on Live

    According to this, there’s a demo for Sports Interactive’s Football Manager 2008 on Live now. The taster allows you to play half a season in 14 countries. If you like football, you’ll probably like this. The game came out in Europe last Friday.

  • Football Manager 2008 hits Steam

    Yours for $30, so you may as well try it if you haven’t already. The definitive soccer management game includes 5,000 teams from all over the world, so there’s bound to be something to whet your appetite. Assuming you like football, obviously.

  • Win keys for Football Manager Live beta

    Here. There are 3,000 to be grabbed, so if you fancy trying your hand at playing a football management simulation on the internet, there’s no better place to be. In all seriousness, we hate football, but SI’s games do stupidly well for a reason. Knock yourself out.

  • Sports Interactive releases January transfer patch for FM08

    Miles Jacobson just sent word that the latest patch for Football Manager 2008′s been released, as announced on the