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Gamers Prepare: EA Sports’ FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 Is Almost Here

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They say life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans. But for me, life is what happens while I’m waiting for the next World Cup to arrive. I can say I measure my life in World Cup cycles. I am, then, eight World Cups old and have vivid recollections of at least six of them, including the one where three Danish fans barfed from the upper deck at a stadium in Mexico.

Fortunately, we do not have to suffer through the long days till June 12th alone. No one needs to go cold turkey, to tough it out: the perfect companion for that waiting period is almost here. EA Sports has unveiled its newest trailer for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil edition title. Either for Xbox260 or PS4, you now have the ideal excuse for locking the door, turning your cellphone of and cloistering yourself for two and a half months with your favorite team.

As far as one can tell, graphics and motion seem to be as lifelike and fluid as all titles in this franchise. You’ll have the option of taking your home country from the qualifying rounds, to the group stages and the cup. You can also play through more than sixty real scenarios that took place during the qualifiers. The game will be available by April 15. Also, one of the treats for this edition is that you receive dynamic updates from EA SPORTS Talk Radio hosts — ¬†either Andy Goldstein and Ian Darke, or the Men In Blazers themselves, Michael Davies and Roger Bennett. Just a few more weeks. Wait.

Game in hand, chair propped against your apartment door, you only have 58 more days to go.