Football Manager

Football Manager

Soccer's New Reality Surpasses Games' Wildest, Most Excessive Dreams

Realistically modeling a game so flooded with money that it has lost touch with reality.
Ian Williams
The Game That Made Me

'Championship Manager' Helped Me Adapt to My Adoption

It was one of those rare games that brought the mini-jocks and nerds together at school, and made my life a lot less difficult.
John Robertson
Football Manager

German Team Takes Football Manager Game to Real Life

A lower-tier German club has allowed fans to vote on major decisions like signings, starting lineups, and ticket prices.
Sean Newell

'Motorsport Manager' Shows That Racing Is About So Much More Than Driving

Racing management game based on Formula 1 makes an impressive leap from mobile devices to PC.
Leif Johnson

Listen to Episode One of the Waypoint UK Podcast: We’re Talking ‘Football Manager 2017’

That’s what we’re calling it, for now. And this episode’s all about Sports Interactive’s amazingly successful management sim.
Mike Diver
remoaning about football manager

Including Brexit In Football Manager Is A Horrible Idea, And Precisely What We Deserve

Even when playing the latest edition of everyone’s favourite football simulator, we will be confronted by the grim misery of Brexit. You get what you vote for, we suppose.
Will Magee
short circuit

In Total Extreme Wrestling, You Can Write Pro Wrestling’s Past and Present

Total Extreme Wrestling’s community thrives dedicates time and energy for one goal—being able to tell their own story and rewrite history.
Bryan Rose
alternate realities

Championship Manager 99/00: Football's Answer to 'The Man in the High Castle'

While the new versions feature a re-imagined present, the beauty of Championship Manager 99/00 is that now, 17 years after the fact, it's all about an alternate past.
Tom Duggins
Video Games

The New Football Manager Game Moves the 2022 World Cup from Qatar to China

Maybe Sports Interactive just couldn't be arsed modelling a winter World Cup?
Callum Hamilton
VICE vs Video games

The Best Video Games That Came Out of Britain This Year

Twelve brilliant British-made games from the past year and a bit, arranged into a pretend prize shortlist, exclusively because it's something to do.
Mike Diver
VICE vs Video games

Role-Playing Games Have Been My Life Before I Even Knew What They Were

How I discovered the joys of a sometimes confusing, often trope-ridden genre.
Ian Dransfield
Perfect Worlds

Why Do We Play Video Games That Feel Like Work?

Video games offer a utopian version of work: one where your goals are clearly defined and you're in control.
Timothy Kennett