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Real Football 2011, FIFA 11 coming to App Store this week?

26 Sep

The biggest mobile football game rivalry is expected to get a refresh this week, with Gameloft’s Real Football and EA’s FIFA series going toe to toe again. If rumours are to be believed, both Real Football 2011 and FIFA 11 are likely to hit the App store in the coming few days. We have heard no official confirmation but sources within both companies are reasonably sure that footy gaming fans will have reason to celebrate this week. Both games claim to offer radically better graphics and support for the retina display as well as official affiliations with different clubs and countries, letting you mess around with real players.

However, what we are really curious about is the gameplay – will the two games take a page out of Konami’s Pro Evo Soccer book and minimise the need to hit onscreen buttons? And erm…call us skinflints, but we are also wondering about the price tags and are offering prayers that they will be as far from the USD 10 mark as possible. We are waiting and watching!

Goal! Pro Evo Soccer arrives in the App Store

13 Jun

It has taken its time coming, but Konami’s legendary Pro Evolution Soccer football game is finally in the Apple App Store, just days after the Football World Cup got underway (coincidence, eh?). The iPhone is the latest platform to host the football game rivalry between Konami and EA which has reached epic proportions on other platforms, with Pro Evo (as it is called) taking on EA’s FIFA football series. The coming days will reveal how the titles face off against each other on the Godphone, with the likes of Real Football and X2 Football doing much more than making up footy game numbers in the App Store.
Priced at a rather expensive £5.99 (we expect it to be $9.99 when it hits the Indian app store), the iPhone avatar of Pro Evolution Soccer (called Pro Evolution Soccer 2010, or simply PES 2010) will allow mobile gamers to play as a club or a nation in the Europa League or UEFA Champions League. There are plenty of official club lincences around and Konami has made the usual game developer noises about amazing graphics and AI and the like, but what really has caught our attention is a mainly accelerometer mode of the game, where you tilt the phone to move the ball and player and tap the screen for different actions. We are intrigued. Watch this space for a review in the coming days.