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Another Battlefield Hardline beta coming this autumn

Another Battlefield Hardline beta launches this autumn, EA has announced.<p>In a post on the Battlefield blog, Visceral boss Steve Papoutsis said this …

Sunset Overdrive dev Insomniac announces Slow Down Bull

Insomniac, maker of Sunset Overdrive, Fuse, the Resistance games and Ratchet & Clank, is trying its hand at something a lot smaller and a little …

Luke Shaw to Undergo Medical Ahead of Manchester United Move

Southampton full back Luke Shaw will undergo a medical with at Manchester United ahead of his imminent move to Old Trafford.<p>After confirming the …

Football transfer rumours: Arsenal in for Rémy, Balotelli and Mandzukic?

Today’s fluff should have slept on the sofa<p>There are a number of things that signify summer. The grass is brown on the lawn, eyes are red raw with hayfever and <b>Arsenal</b> are being linked with every striker under the sun. And just as the grass will come green again come August downpours and hayfever …

The Dossier: Why Herrera makes more sense than Fabregas for Manchester United

The Bilbao-born playmaker is a natural heir to Paul Scholes, blending defensive bite with craft and invention on the ball, and is the perfect midfielder for Louis van Gaal<p><b>COMMENT</b><br>By Ewan Roberts<p>Barely a fortnight after Chelsea tried to upstage the World Cup curtain-raiser by announcing the signing …

Barcelona Transfer News: Luis Suarez Lawyer Flies to Spain, Liverpool Stand Firm

A roller-coaster summer for Luis Suarez has undertaken new developments after reports in Spain surfaced claiming the striker's lawyer has flown to Barcelona.<p>Spanish radio station Cadena COPE (h/t <i>Daily Mail</i>'s Elliott Bretland) reports that Alejandro Balbi is meeting Liverpool officials in Catalan …

Soccer

Brazil look to continue dominance over Chile in World Cup

Brazil meet fellow South American team Chile at the Mineirão on Saturday in the game that will open the World Cup’s round of 16.<p>The <i>Seleção</i> have the edge when it comes to the previous matches between the sides in the World Cup, having beaten Chile in 1962, 1998 and 2010, and in fact Brazil has won …

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No victory this time but 'Viva Espana' will always be the soundtrack of Spain

With the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ in full swing, Goal has teamed up with Hyundai to celebrate the fan culture of competing nations. Here we explore Spain<p>Unlike in 2014, when their campaign ended in an early exit, it all came together for Spain in 2010 and their FIFA World Cup™ was partly thanks to a …

Herrera sings Van Gaal's praises after Manchester United switch

The 24-year-old has spoken of his excitement after completing a move from Athletic Bilbao to Old Trafford, labelling both club and the manager as two of the world's best<p>Ander Herrera has described coach Louis van Gaal as "one of the best managers in the world" following his transfer to Manchester …

Luis Suarez Ban Reportedly Prompts Liverpool to Consider Legal Fight with FIFA

Liverpool are reportedly considering taking legal action against FIFA after the organization banned their star striker, Luis Suarez, from football for four months for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini during a World Cup game in Brazil.<p>According to the <i>Times</i>' Oliver Kay, via Sam Adams in the <i>Mirror</i>, …

Soccer

Google joins the virtual reality craze ... with a piece of cardboard

Virtual reality is all the rage these days. Well, that is, apart from the fact that you can't yet buy any of the most talked-about VR hardware. But …

Akamai: Global Average Web Speed Up 24% to 3.9 Mbps

The global average internet speed is continuing its steady increase, growing 1.8 percent quarter-over-quarter and 24 percent year-on-year to reach 3.9 Mbps, according to Akamai, which today published its quarterly State of the Internet report for Q1 2014. Given the trend, Akamai said it is likely …

Monty Python Ministry of Silly Walks gets its own mobile game

iOS and Android app released ahead of the reunited comedy group's London concerts later in the summer<p>As Monty Python prepare for what may be their last-ever live stage shows in July, one of their most iconic sketches has been reborn as a mobile game.<p>Monty Python's The Ministry of Silly Walks is the …