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Football Manager 2019

3 months ago

Feature: Listen now, it's only 60 minutes

Podcast: What game is the biggest “time sink”?

 Your time is important. And you know what? So is mine. Here’s this week’s podcast, the Electronic Wireless Show. It’s about how your life is dripping away every second you play Stardew Valley.

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4 months ago

Two Point Hospital headcrab pandemic heralds trial weekend

A calamitous crossing of worlds has occurred in Two Point Hospital, the spiritual successor to Bullfrog's Theme Hospital, with Half-Life headcrabs glomping onto heads and all manner of decorative doodads from Sega PC games scattering around hospitals. If you've not yet played the wacky hospital management sim, hey, you're invited to try the whole thing for free this weekend on Steam. The trial weekend has…

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7 months ago

Football Manager’s Manager Man finds new job with Soccer Manager

Good news, Football Manager fans: the series's former mascot, Manager Man, has landed on his feet following his firing after FM2018. It seems the beloved man, known for his appearances between the nose and knee on years of Football Manger box art, has gone over to the American leagues. That art ↑ up there, see, is from Soccer Manager 2019, a free-to-play manage 'em up…

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12 months ago

We remember Manager Man, the mascot of Football Manager

After over a decade of leading Football Manager, watching from the sideline and becoming increasingly animated on the box art, series mascot Manager Man has been fired. Just as his dramatic poses (from the nostrils down) seemed to confirm his leadership was finally steering the series right, becoming cheers and fist-pumps over the past few years, he's out the door. It's scandalous. Publishers Sega have…

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Football Manager 2019 firing Manager Man in November

Another year in the Football Manager series means another set of tweaks and revisions to the well-established formula, as we'll see in the newly-announced launch of Football Manager 2019 (and its streamlined sibling Football Manager Touch 2019) on November 2nd. Expect the addition of Germany's DFL Bundesliga and the shock firing of the series mascot, Manager Man. This mysterious sportsdad, also known as Ian Football…

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2 years ago

Football Manager has secured the Bundesliga license

Gary Lineker once summed football up as neatly as anyone ever has: "Football is a simple game. Twenty-two men chase a ball for 90 minutes and at the end, the Germans always win." Lineker was wrong, of course. The goalkeepers rarely chase the ball. The quote is even more inaccurate when applied to Football Manager [official site]. There, football is a simple game where twenty-two…

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