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Football Manager 2010

Me reviewing Football Manager is a bit like an addict reviewing crack, while I may find it fantastically moreish, others wonder why on earth I thought it was a good idea to try it in the first place. Like most addictions, the first step is admitting you have a problem, I’ve had this particular one since the release of Championship Manager 4 first introduced the 2d (now 3d) match engine. A revolutionary step for the series which had previously (don’t laugh) relied on players watching the commentary text, with no visual representation of the field. FM 2010 represents another massive…

Violence required

The effects of violent videogames on the real world has been long debated. I’m not going to cover old ground here except to say that there has yet to be any proof that violent games have any negative effect on people who are in a normal state of mind. That whole argument is for another place in space and time, what I am going to put across here is much more niche: For a multiplayer game to have appeal beyond novelty, violence is a requirement – like it or not. Any form of entertainment we consume generally relates some form…