Cork Gaines, provided by Published 10:16 am, Sunday, July 1, 2018 Fox Russia defeated Spain in the knockout stage of the World Cup, 4-3, on penalty kicks. Russia's goalkeeper, Igor Akinfeev, made an incredible save with his foot on Spain's final kick. It is the biggest upset ever in the knockout stage and the third biggest upset overall in World Cup history. World Cup history when they defeated Spain on PKs. Recommended Video: Now Playing: Uruguay topped Group A after defeating the ten-man hosts Russia with two first-half goals and a late third in the second half put them on their way to victory. Goals from Luis Suarez and an own goal from Denis Cheryshev put Uruguay in a good position in the first half, whilst Igor Smolnikov was given his marching orders for two bookable offences. Edison Cavani scored near stoppage time in the second half. Luis Suarez caught the Russian defence off guard as he curled in a lowly driven free-kick into the corner of Akinfeev's … [Read more...] about Russia pulled off one of the biggest upsets in World Cup history when their keeper made an incredible save on the final kick
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With all the talk and controversy surrounding loot-box cash grabs in gaming, EA has decided to buck the trend by announcing that it will be making FIFA World Cup 2018 a free update to FIFA 18, not a standalone game. Obviously this means that you will need a copy of FIFA 18 on Xbox One, PS4, PC or Nintendo Switch but once you have this a download will be available come 29 May. The update adds an officially-licensed World Cup mode. So expect teams, stadiums and kits - alongside the official match ball and trophy. Game modes included in the update are: FIFA World Cup Kick-Off; FIFA World Cup Tournament; and FIFA World Cup Ultimate Team. Iconic playersThere is a custom tournament mode and all 12 Russian stadiums are available through the update, as well as cinematic scenes so you can dream and see what it’s like for your preferred team to win the World Cup (yes, even England).It won’t just be new players that take center stage but a gaggle of the “most … [Read more...] about FIFA World Cup is a free update to FIFA 18 and out in May
EA Sports has announced the addition of a full 2018 World Cup mode is coming to Fifa 18 at the end of May – and it’s free.The update will enable players on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch to download a full Russia 2018 experience, including authentic teams, as well as all 12 stadiums from the tournament and the official match ball and World Cup trophy.The gaming giant confirmed it will launch as a free update to Fifa 18 on May 29. Traditionally, Fifa-based World Cup games have been standalone titles that players had to buy separately. For the last tournament – Brazil 2014 – only the game’s ultimate team mode was given a World Cup mode via a free update.EA Sports said a custom tournament mode would also be accessible, enabling players to create their own tournament draw – and draw in licensed national teams already already in Fifa but who did not qualify for the tournament, such as Italy, Chile or the US. A new World Cup version of the … [Read more...] about Fifa 18 to get free World Cup mode, EA Sports announces
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 30, 2018--Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) today announced its bringing football’s biggest tournament to EA SPORTS™ FIFA 18, giving players a 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™ free * content update. The 2018 FIFA World Cup™ update will deliver a complete and official tournament experience through official FIFA World Cup™ elements, including authentic teams, stadiums, kits, badges, Official Match Ball and the Official Winner’s Trophy. Fans can download the update beginning May 29th on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch™**.This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180430005528/en/EA ANNOUNCES FREE 2018 FIFA WORLD CUP RUSSIA CONTENT FOR EA SPORTS FIFA 18 (Photo: Business Wire)The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ update lets players choose one of 32 qualified nations to live out their FIFA … [Read more...] about EA Announces Free 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Content for EA SPORTS FIFA 18
The year is barely three weeks old but it’s not too early to predict that the technology trends of 2018 will be driven by the month-long event that will take place in Russia come the summer. Ever since the Mexico fiesta in 1970, the World Cup has been a goldmine for the manufacturers and retailers of TV sets. Back then, colour was the big novelty - it had been launched on the two main channels only six months earlier - and last time around, in Brazil, 3D and high definition were all the rage.3D died a quick death, just as it did in the cinema in the 1950s and 1980s, but the development this summer is that your four year-old HD set has also been consigned to the bargain basement.Even ultra-HD, also known as 4K, is no longer at the cutting edge of technology. Those sets have been in mass production for a couple of years now and will be the big sellers among those looking for a better seat than the ones inside the Luzhniki Stadium. But the new money will go on the next generation of … [Read more...] about Will you be able to watch the World Cup in 4K, or even 8K?