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It's Memorial Day, and while we all remember those who've fought--and continue to fight--for our freedom, plenty of stores are also offering deals. For example, the Apple App Store is featuring a bunch of heavily discounted titles, some up to 90% off, for Memorial Day. We've got a list of some of the best deals below! Definitely the right time to stock up if you own an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch (oh, and don't forget, you can jailbreak them all now too!):

Universal Apps (iPad, iPhone, iPad)

iPad Apps

iPhone Apps


FIFA to keep U.S.-Slovenia referee Koman Coulibaly off the World Cup field as a referee

Posted by Dennis Velasco Categories: Front Office, News, Soccer,

Koman Coulibaly

Koman Coulibaly, the infamous and detested World Cup referee that spoiled the United States’ non-victory, may not take the pitch again as a referee according to rumors on how FIFA will deal with the unfortunate situation.  The U.S. was down 2-0 to Slovenia, but came back to tie the match at 2-2.  In the 86th minute, Maurice Edu seemed to score the go-ahead goal, but Coulibaly disallowed it for a reason that is not entirely and aesthetically know since replay shows that there were no infractions by the U.S.  Because of Coulibaly’s call, only getting the tie could keep the U.S. from advancing if they lose their next match against Algeria.  However, the U.S. does control its own destiny, as a win will have them advance into the next round.

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EA Shutting Down Servers For Madden 06, NBA Live 06, And More

Pulling the plug EA online game servers

People always ask, “Why buy the newest Madden game? They’re all the same.” Well, here’s one very cut-and-dry reason you can use to explain: because, eventually, these game’s servers get taken down. EA is planning to take down 42 games’ servers on September 1 (although many of these are the same game across multiple platforms), and an additional seven on November 1. This isn’t a new trend, as there’s a sizable list of servers for EA games that have gone offline over time.

Apparently there really is a reason to pick up that newest Madden.

September 1, 2007 Online Service Shutdown

  • Arena Football for PlayStation 2
  • Arena Football for Xbox
  • FIFA Soccer 06 for Xbox 360
  • FIFA Soccer 06 for PC
  • FIFA06 for PC
  • FIFA Soccer 06 for PlayStation 2
  • FIFA Soccer 06 for PlayStation Portable
  • FIFA Soccer 06 for Xbox
  • FIFA World Cup 2006 for PC
  • FIFA World Cup 2006 for PlayStation 2
  • FIFA World Cup 2006 for PlayStation Portable
  • FIFA World Cup 2006 for Xbox
  • Fight Night Round 3 for PlayStation Portable
  • Fight Night Round 3 for Xbox

Check out the full list of September and November shutdowns after the break.

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Intimidated By Sports Videogames? There’s No Longer A Need To Fret

Posted by Chris Pereira Categories: Video Games,

Madden 08 Wii Family Play controls

Have you ever found yourself wanting to play a sports game, but were overwhelmed when trying to take in all of the complex controls? Well, EA Sports is looking to solve that problem with the introduction of a new feature, called Family Play, which will debut in this year’s Wii versions of Madden NFL 08, NBA Live 08, and FIFA Soccer 08. Gamers suing the Family Play setup need only use the Wii remote to play (as opposed to both the remote and Nunchuk attachment), and will only be in control of the major aspects of the game – shooting, passing, etc. The rest is controlled by the computer, allowing for anyone to dive in and focus on the real action without having to worry about the nuances of the game.

For more details, head over to Playfeed and get the full scoop.

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EA Sports Family Play Makes It Easier To Play Madden, NBA Live, And FIFA

Posted by Chris Pereira Categories: Casual, Electronic Arts, Nintendo, Sports, Wii,

Family Play Madden offense controls

Most gamers that play sports games, either casually or hardcore, have certainly run into the problem of attempting to explain complex controls to a friend – which usually results in your friend QB scrambling or shooting half court jumpers each time he or she gets the ball. But the new Family Play feature, which is debuting in this year’s Wii versions of Madden 08, NBA Live 08 and FIFA 08, is aiming to make it easier for youngsters or game novices to jump in and play against friends and family who would otherwise wipe the floor with the competition.

When playing, you can choose either Advanced or Family Play. The former allows you to make use of both the Wiimote and Nunchuk, while the latter assists the player in-game and requires them to use only the Wiimote. Family Play users will control only the key actions, like shooting, passing, throwing, etc. And by simply plugging in a Nunchuk, someone playing with the Family Play style can easily try out Advanced mode.

This sounds like a truly fantastic idea – sports games have a huge market, especially Madden, and by opening the floodgates and allowing for an otherwise complicated game to be played by most anyone, EA Sports is poised to make quite a bit more money, while also allowing gamers to begin experiencing a new genre.