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FIFA 12 was, for many, pretty much close to perfect, loved by fans and critics alike. So?how do you improve on this? Well, the changes in FIFA 13 are all about the gameplay, stripping away what remains of the arcade-y features and ramping up the realism.
The latest take on the long-running Need for Speed franchise is something of an ode to developer Criterion's previous open-world city racer, Burnout Paradise. Trimming the fat off last year's Need for Speed: The Run, the game doesn't feature a storyline, a protagonist or any poorly implemented quick time events. Instead it focuses on the unadulterated joy of action-filled racing boosted by social elements and online competition, and it all feels pretty liberating.
After a break of almost four years on home consoles, Soul Calibur V brings the popular weapons-based historical fantasy fighting series up to date with a new story, returning and fresh characters, refined battle systems, improved visuals, plus expanded online and character creation modes.
There's no denying that Pro Evolution Soccer has lost the football gaming crown this console generation. Perhaps with that in mind, Konami is going all out with PES 2013 in a bid to steal back some glory from FIFA...