FIFA boss explains reasoning for lack of diving in FIFA 13

Videogamer.com writes, "FIFA 13 will arrive this autumn without the ability to simulate a dive in order to fool the referee into awarding an unjust foul, and lead producer David Rutter doesn't sound overly enthusiastic about ever implementing such a feature."

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FlashXIII4442d ago

Out of all the things he could potentially cover, diving? Like really? If it wasn't already easy enough to get penalties, if they added a diving system you just know that within days of the demo coming out people would find ways to abuse it.

Yi-Long4442d ago

... cause it's annoying as hell...

However, PES did have diving and they've done it pretty well, with only a slight chance on success, depending on the exact angle of the referee and such. If you fail, you get a card. Nice balance between risk and reward.

DasTier4442d ago

I'm pretty sure one of the older games, maybe '07 on original Xbox, had the ability to dive. I can also remember that '07 on xbox was far superior to '07 on 360.

Nakerman4442d ago

I remember This Is Football having the ability to dive, that's about it.

kingdavid4442d ago

So did PES at one stage.

Frankly its a rubbish feature.

TheDareDevil4442d ago

I'd love diving, but obvioously it should be kept off during MP matches.

But yeah put diving in FIFA!!!

Pintheshadows4442d ago

Pointless feature you never use.


EA May Add A Replay Editor To Its Games

EA has published a new patent that wants to add a replay editor to its games, allowing players to modify the captured gameplay content.

sammichosaurus6d ago

They should fix their games first.

Knightofelemia6d ago

Most likely comes with microtransactions and loot boxes.

Inverno5d ago

Nah you just gotta watch a short, unskipable, 30 seconds ad every time you use the feature. Those same ads will then be automatically edited into your captured gameplay before your video is stored online (no local saves), where they will have the right to use for promotional purposes.

Snookies125d ago (Edited 5d ago )

Please don't give them ideas, lol! That definitely sounds like something they'd love to do.


EA Hiring Ex-Military Personnel to Help Build Next Battlefield Game via "Hiring Our Heroes" Program

EA has hired ex-military personnel in order to help shape the next Battlefield game as part of the Hiring Our Heroes (HOH) program.

OtterX29d ago (Edited 29d ago )

Why don't you Hire Your Old Dev Team who brought us the brilliance of Battlefield Bad Company 2 while you're at it. It was more exciting than anything recent in the Battlefield series. It just needs to be updated to reach modern times, but it was so great at its core.

just_looken29d ago

This would be nice but that team has tossed out the finals and has arc raiders on the back burner

20 thousand still play the final's

Why get slapped around by ea when you already have something going on.

What the next battlefield needs is a step back simple functional not a live service and smaller player servers than 2042. Just make it like battlefiled 3 with bad company destruction just something simple

But they already killed off ridgeline games that had ex halo/cod devs so no singleplayer unless they make another dev team for it.

Rynxie29d ago

It's what made zipper and slant six awesome. They had military vets working for them, no just as consultants, but as developers as well. I wish Sony never closed them, MAG 2 or an update to MAG and a new socom is much needed.

just_looken28d ago

Older ps3 battlefield titles did the same even went to the range to get sound files.

But all these titles we are talking about were on the ps3 a console so powerful it offered free mp and games did not need 4 levels of payment plans even more crazy was the player size of mag's games.

TheColbertinator28d ago

A return to the golden age of Battlefield seems so far away now

Str8Chaos7428d ago

Sadly I think you are correct. They just don’t get it. They will do their live service game with its Battle Royale and fail at both.I hate being so negative, but I have little faith in EA at this point.


There are no "thoughtful" ads in video games, EA

There are no thoughtful ads in Video Games, EA. Leave them be.

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northpaws57d ago

I think the only type of games that can gets away with it would be sport games, having those sponsors ads on the side like on real life.

But don't put freaking Doritos ads in Star Wars or something, it breaks the immersion. If it is a pop-up ads, then big no.

Hofstaderman57d ago

EA can thoughtfully eff themselves.

Makersbreath257d ago

EA coming back for the crown of being perceived as the worst company in gaming.

Chocoburger57d ago (Edited 57d ago )

One of my favorite series is the THPS franchise, and it was packed with ads, but it didn't bother me. Posters for skateboard companies, JEEP, and Nokia phones. It did sort of fit in with the game world, but that was the past, these days ad would be intentionally intrusive or unskippable loading screen type of imagery. Ugh, I know EA would do it in a horrible fashion. Screw them.