Entries in 'ea' (387)

Battlefield Hardline multiplayer beta begins next week

Battlefield Hardline multiplayer beta begins next week

The open multiplayer beta run for Battlefield Hardline kicks off next week, EA has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 29th 2015 at 6:52PM in News
'Free-to-start' could be free-to-play's way into the console market, EA boss says

'Free-to-start' could be free-to-play's way into the console market, EA boss says

Free-to-play may still be finding its feet in the console market, but EA has identified what it thinks may be a potential avenue for the business model.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2015 at 12:08PM in News
Dragon Age Inquisition is fastest-selling BioWare game yet, says EA

Dragon Age Inquisition is fastest-selling BioWare game yet, says EA

Electronic Arts told investors last night that its latest Dragon Age game marked the biggest launch for a BioWare game in the company’s history.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 28th 2015 at 11:53AM in News
Digital sales help EA make $1.1bn during Q3 period

Digital sales help EA make $1.1bn during Q3 period

FIFA Ultimate Team and SimCity BuildIt helped EA generate $1.1bn in GAAP revenue in the quarter ending December 31st 2014.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 28th 2015 at 11:51AM in News

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EA Mobile partners with WWF for fundraising campaign

EA Mobile partners with WWF for fundraising campaign

A range of in-app purchases in EA’s mobile titles will be used to collect for wildlife charity WWF over the next week.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 27th 2015 at 12:09PM in News
INTERVIEW: Meet Shaun Campbell, EA's new UK boss

INTERVIEW: Meet Shaun Campbell, EA's new UK boss

There’s a perception that 2014 was a quiet year for Electronic Arts. It wasn’t.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 19th 2015 at 12:19PM in News
BioWare has rebooted Shadow Realms development - report

BioWare has rebooted Shadow Realms development - report

The latest new IP from EA’s BioWare studio may be getting a significant revamp before it is even released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2015 at 12:14PM in News
FIFA 15 is UK's biggest video game of 2014, but it can't match Frozen

FIFA 15 is UK's biggest video game of 2014, but it can't match Frozen

The Entertainment Retailer’s Association has once again revealed the 20 best selling video games, movies and albums of 2014 in the UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 1st 2015 at 12:01AM in News

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Respawn: Titanfall up to 8m unique users, wishes game had been on Steam

Respawn: Titanfall up to 8m unique users, wishes game had been on Steam

The exact sales of Titanfall, like many recent triple-A releases, remain unknown, but developer Respawn has said that the shooter is approaching 8m unique users.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 22nd 2014 at 2:44PM in News
FIFA 15 favourite for Christmas No.1

FIFA 15 favourite for Christmas No.1

FIFA 15 is the overwhelming favourite to be this Christmas’ No.1 video game.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 15th 2014 at 1:35PM in News
EA DICE to leave ten year-old Stockholm HQ

EA DICE to leave ten year-old Stockholm HQ

Mirror's Edge studio EA DICE is relocating, and in doing so leaving the Stockholm building that has been the team's home for close to ten years.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 11th 2014 at 3:00PM in News
Twitter says account issuing rape and death threats to EA's Moore is 'not violating rules'

Twitter says account issuing rape and death threats to EA's Moore is 'not violating rules'

Users have free reign to send the most hateful messages imaginable to whomever they want – that appears to be the message from Twitter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2014 at 8:46AM in News

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Larry Probst stepping down as EA chairman

Larry Probst stepping down as EA chairman

EA’s longterm executive chairman Larry Probst is stepping down from his role on January 1st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2014 at 11:08AM in News
FIFA 15 is back at the top of the UK charts

FIFA 15 is back at the top of the UK charts

EA’s hit football title FIFA 15 is back at the top of the UKIE GfK Chart-Track Top 40 after a six-week break.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2014 at 10:11AM in News
EA celebrates 2bn mobile game downloads

EA celebrates 2bn mobile game downloads

If all goes to plan this month will see EA celebrate its two billionth mobile games download.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2014 at 3:59PM in News
Big acquisitions are off the cards for EA

Big acquisitions are off the cards for EA

EA has admitted that it has enjoyed mixed success with its acquisition strategy and suggested that it’s not something people should expect more of in the immediate future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2014 at 3:43PM in News

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Free-to-play Peggle Blast launches on iOS, Android

Free-to-play Peggle Blast launches on iOS, Android

EA has released Peggle Blast – a free-to-play take of PopCap's Peggle franchise – on iOS and Android.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 3rd 2014 at 7:19AM in News
EA reckons FIFA is increasing the popularity of football in America

EA reckons FIFA is increasing the popularity of football in America

The growing appeal of the FIFA series in the US is helping to increase the popularity of an obscure sport called ‘pro soccer’ in the region.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2014 at 1:13PM in News
EA scoops LGBT equality award for third year running

EA scoops LGBT equality award for third year running

Publisher EA has yet again been awarded top marks for its corporate equality culture.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2014 at 4:21PM in News
Titanfall Deluxe Edition out now on PC, next week on Xbox One

Titanfall Deluxe Edition out now on PC, next week on Xbox One

A new all-you-can eat edition of Titanfall has been announced by EA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2014 at 1:57PM in News
VR must address motion sickness problems, EA warns

VR must address motion sickness problems, EA warns

Publisher EA has said it will be right at the forefront of virtual reality if the technology takes off – but a big hurdle remains before that can happen.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2014 at 3:16PM in News
EA exec says Xbox One is 'catching up quickly' with PS4

EA exec says Xbox One is 'catching up quickly' with PS4

The rate at which Xbox One is narrowing its sales gap behind PS4 is accelerating.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2014 at 9:30AM in News
Indian Dragon Age: Inquisition release cancelled due to obscenity laws

Indian Dragon Age: Inquisition release cancelled due to obscenity laws

EA has decided against releasing Dragon Age: Inquisition in India.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2014 at 9:28AM in News
BioWare hints at Mass Effect Trilogy for Xbox One and PS4

BioWare hints at Mass Effect Trilogy for Xbox One and PS4

BioWare has all but confirmed it is planning to bring all three Mass Effect games to the new consoles.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 7th 2014 at 10:00AM in News
EA cancels MOBA title Dawngate after six months of open beta

EA cancels MOBA title Dawngate after six months of open beta

Dawngate is no more after publisher EA unexpectedly pulled the plug on the project.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2014 at 10:45AM in News