E3 in Los Angeles is the biggest videogame trade show going and FIFA was there in force. We kept you updated during the show with our rolling coverage but here are our selected highlights of the week's FIFA news.
The EA press conference
The week began with the EA press conference, which saw the announcement of EA SPORTS Football Club and the FIFA 12 | My Stories video featuring Rooney, Kaka, Pique and Benezama talking FIFA.
Community Q&A with David Rutter
We started the conference proper with our community Q&A starring FIFA 12 Line Producer David Rutter. Over 5000 of you submitted questions through our forum, Facebook page and on Twitter. You can watch the video introduction below, and click through to videos on FIFA 12's core gameplay features, EA SPORTS Football Club, visual presentation and YOUR FIFA 12 wishlist.
FIFA 12 booth images
FIFA 12 was being played behind closed doors but we obliged with a couple of sneak peak images inside our presentation room and the public booth where FIFA on Nintendo 3DS and iPad was being shown off.
FIFA 12 on Nintendo 3DS
We were previewing FIFA 12 on the 3DS in both Nintendo's and EA's areas of the E3 showfloor. Producer Peter Trenouth gives us all the details on what you can expect from the handheld version of FIFA 12.
First impressions from the press
What did journalists from the biggest gaming outlets think of FIFA 12 after seeing it at E3? We asked IGN, Eurogamer, Official Xbox Magazine and others for their thoughts:
And, that's a wrap!
Almost. Some other highlights during the week included:
- David Rutter's live Q&A on FIFA 12 with EA.com
- That man again introducing the SSX trailer
- The FIFA Interactive World Cup crowning a new champion in Francisco Cruz