Association football, commonly known as football or soccer, is a sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries, making it the world's most popular sport. The game is played on a rectangular field with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by using any part of the body besides the arms and hands to get the ball into the opposing goal.The goalkeepers are the only players allowed to touch the ball with their hands or arms while it is in play and then only in their penalty area.
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    • Neat Made-Up Smash Bros. Mini-Games You Should Try Out

      One of the best parts of the new Super Smash Bros. is its level editor, which has made it easier than ever to create custom stages for players who want to take a page from the Calvinball rulebook. Let's take a look at some of the coolest mini-games players have come up with so far. Thanks in large part to suggestions I received from Kotaku readers, I tested out a bunch of di ...

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    • Zoku Segare Ijiri will make you scratch your head

      Hey everybody! My name is Steve, and you may or may not know me from a blog I do over on Tumblr called Obscure Video Games. I enjoy digging up weird old games that most people have forgotten about and sharing my findings, usually in the form of animated GIFs. Some people have compared it to being a flasher on an elementary school playground; but, y'know, in a good way.

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  • Blu-ray Review: Fitzcarraldo

    … of Werner Herzog being interviewed by Lucki Stipetic. A second track has Werner speaking in German. Luckily it is subtitled for those whose understanding of the language is mostly the name of German soccer players. Theatrical Trailer (3:09) does a great job of setting up so much about the film. It’s packed full of Klaus, water, opera and a boat going…

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  • SEGA’s best five mobile games of 2014

    …, here are five SEGA games that topped the list in 2014. 1. Football Manager Anyone who likes watching or playing soccer is going to love this game. Take the reins of your favorite team and guide them to victory. While the mobile version of Football Manager 2015 was slimmed down for the platform, it still remains a fun and interactive game. Plus…

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  • BombSquad Brings Co-Op Party Game Bombing to Android, OUYA

    … are there, but BombSquad sticks its neck out with some wacky modes like hockey, slow motion king of the hill, and soccer. Soccer with bombs? Now that's a game worth playing. These insane bouts take place across a variety of arenas that feature tiny platforms, pits, narrow bridges, and all sorts of odd traps and obstacles to make sure you pay…

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  • Here’s a Podcast – Episode 104! (The Great Reboot)

    … about this classic GBA game and others in the series. In addition to giving our general opinions on the game, we talk about connections this game has to the Gameboy Camera, how we feel the aesthetics are paramount in why this game is so good, and what particular micro-games stand out to us. Images We Discussed Download this episode (click this link) Subscribe via iTunes by clicking this thing! Subscribe with Google by clicking this thing! Subscribe with Yahoo something-or-other by clicking this thing! Around the Web…

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  • Gaze into BG’s crystal ball and behold our predictions for 2015!

    … non-traditional indie games. The rise of Kickstarter and IndieGoGo also led to the release and development of incredible indie games that would have never made it through traditional methods. 2015 is going to be a great year for gaming. Will Nintendo announce a new home console in 2015? Mike Jones – Indie Game Editor The big prediction I have…

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  • End of Year Community Awards: Best Sports Game of 2014

    … The voting for various categories in the Pastapadre Community Awards concludes with Best Sports Game. This will be the sixth year that the community will name a Sports Game of the Year. Previous winners have been MLB 13: The Show (2013), NBA 2K13 (2012), FIFA 12 (2011), NBA 2K11 (2010), and Madden NFL 10 (2009). No game stood head and shoulders… 1 readers -
  • What Are Your Favorite Made-Up Smash Bros. Mini-Games?

    … ideas for Calvinball-esque mini-games for the newly-minted Wii U version of Super Smash Bros.: Smash soccer, Smash volleyball, Smash capture the flag...many others with more esoteric names. Tell us about some of your favorites. The ones you've had the most fun with, or found amenable to a particular style of Smashing—competitive play, giant 8-player…

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  • In Final Fantasy XV, Your MP Isn't for Magic

    … from weapon to weapon. One element of equipment that Tabata has brought in from his work on other games is the individual strengths of the different weapons. One of Tabata's first jobs when he entered Tecmo Koei (just Tecmo at the time) was making individual special shoots for different characters in the soccer game, Captain Tsubasa 5…

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  • Watch the ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Trailer Remade in ‘GTA V’

    …: The Force Awakens trailer, and the results are pretty clever. As Ranters can see in the video above, the creators of this Grand Theft Auto 5 remake trailer have put a lot of work into nailing the tone and feel of JJ Abrams’ teaser footage. Since Star Wars and GTA exist in two very different genres it’s hard to find direct analogues, but the filmmakers do…

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  • The SEGA Nerds Holiday Gift List!

    … Ho! Ho! Ho! Ho! How’s your Christmas and holiday gift lists going? Have you bought everything you needed? We’ll, we’re here to help you with our SEGA Nerds Holiday Gift List! It is well known that all gifts improve with some SEGA on them after all! 16) FOOTBALL MANAGER TEE AND JACKET One of SEGA’s most reliable franchises has a sweet merch store…

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  • 12 Deals of Christmas Gets Kicked Up a Notch on the EU PS Store

    … Deal number 10 of the European PlayStation Store’s 12 Deals of Christmas is already upon us, bringing with it a discount on FIFA 15 on the PS4, the PS3, and the PS Vita. Remember, these deals are only set to last two days, so be sure to pick up a discounted copy of the popular soccer title before it is too late! PS4 FIFA 15 Deluxe Edition…

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  • Street Fighter’s Blanka Is a Monster at Trolling Other Video Games

    … First, he romped through the real world, making people's lives miserable. Now, he's showing up in Dishonored, Minecraft and a few other virtual locales to screw things up. Damn you, Blanka. This clever video by Street Troller switches up the formula established by older Blanka trolling clips and plops the green-skinned World Warrior into other franchises. For a creature from Brazil, he sure does hate soccer. But then again, he's a troll. …

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  • The SmarK DVD Rant for Star Trek: The Next Generation (Season Seven)

    … aliens learning human ways, while Picard ends up stranded on a planet with a soccer mom. Zero in the way of dramatic tension here. Family issues: None. Crew members gone insane: None. “Interface”. Third yawner in a row sees Geordi trying out a new virtual reality toy that allows him to directly control a small probe within in a deserted ship…

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