Entries in 'ea' (310)

Freemium mobile games up 39% and full game downloads down 43% at EA

Freemium mobile games up 39% and full game downloads down 43% at EA

EA’s Q3 financials have revealed the extent to which the smartphone market has shifted from full price to freemium and microtransaction titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 2:55PM in News
EA wants to release Star Wars: Battlefront around the same time as Star Wars VII

EA wants to release Star Wars: Battlefront around the same time as Star Wars VII

Well over a year away – that appears to be your best case scenario for the release of EA’s Star Wars Battlefront.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 2:21PM in News
EA profits soar 50%

EA profits soar 50%

EA in its last quarter generated 51 per cent more profit year-on-year on the back of impressive sales across its console and mobile operations.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 12:58PM in News
Battlefield Hardline slips to 2015; Dragon Age Inquisition pushed back a month

Battlefield Hardline slips to 2015; Dragon Age Inquisition pushed back a month

EA has taken the surprising step of pushing back its next Battlefield title from its traditional pre-Christmas release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 9:23AM in News

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Video suggests Premium subscription planned for The Sims 4

Video suggests Premium subscription planned for The Sims 4

An official walkthrough trailer for The Sims 4 has apparently leaked one of EA’s monetising initiatives for the title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2014 at 2:34PM in News
Bing founder becomes EA's new CTO

Bing founder becomes EA's new CTO

EA has appointed Bing founder Ken Moss as its new chief technology officer.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 15th 2014 at 10:13AM in News
EA wants to recapture mobile success, says Dungeon Keeper 'innovated too much'

EA wants to recapture mobile success, says Dungeon Keeper 'innovated too much'

Two years ago EA was the top player in the smartphone game space. Now it’s starting again in an attempt to recapture that crown.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 10th 2014 at 3:22PM in News
EA reacts to anger at The Sims 4 omissions

EA reacts to anger at The Sims 4 omissions

A petition urging EA to reinstate toddlers and swimming pools into The Sims 4 has passed 16,000 signatures.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2014 at 11:28AM in News

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ASA bans EA's Dungeon Keeper ad for claiming game is free

ASA bans EA's Dungeon Keeper ad for claiming game is free

Dungeon Keeper on iOS is not free and must not be advertised as such.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 12:47PM in News
EA is losing faith in 3DS and Vita

EA is losing faith in 3DS and Vita

It’s hard to envisage a future in which handheld consoles remain relevant, EA COO Peter Moore has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 9:47AM in News
EA reveals Madden, FIFA and NHL 15 Ultimate Editions

EA reveals Madden, FIFA and NHL 15 Ultimate Editions

EA Sports has unveiled Ultimate Edition versions of the studio's upcoming Madden NFL 15, FIFA 15 and NHL 15 releases.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 30th 2014 at 2:12AM in News

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Tears, tantrums and stunning visuals: The return of FIFA

Tears, tantrums and stunning visuals: The return of FIFA

It’s a great time to be a football fan.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jun 27th 2014 at 9:28AM in News
Dungeon Keeper remake 'misjudged the economy', EA CEO Wilson admits

Dungeon Keeper remake 'misjudged the economy', EA CEO Wilson admits

EA has admitted that it made mistakes with its free-to-play Dungeon Keeper remake for smartphones.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2014 at 9:45AM in News
Some players wrongly banned from Battlefield 3 multiplayer

Some players wrongly banned from Battlefield 3 multiplayer

Anti-cheat system Punkbuster has incorrectly banned some innocent players of Battlefield 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2014 at 11:51AM in News
Battlefield Hardline will offer 'great stability at launch', dev promises

Battlefield Hardline will offer 'great stability at launch', dev promises

The problems that have beset Battlefield 4 since launch will not be repeated when Battlefield Hardline arrives.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2014 at 10:53AM in News

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Battlefield 4 launch woes 'unacceptable' says EA CEO

Battlefield 4 launch woes 'unacceptable' says EA CEO

Battlefield 4 launched with a number of major bugs and issues, which forced developer DICE to suspend all DLC development until it could get the game working.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 20th 2014 at 1:41PM in News
Game companies see rise in stock following strong retail results

Game companies see rise in stock following strong retail results

Investors have responded kindly to the latest reported results at US retail, as game companies such as Activision Blizzard and Electronic Arts are seeing strong increases in share prices this ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 18th 2014 at 8:45AM in News
Fiona Sperry says we need to give dreams a chance

Fiona Sperry says we need to give dreams a chance

Everyone’s talking about revolution, evolution, technological masturbation or format holder flagellation.

on Jun 17th 2014 at 4:08PM in News
Battlefield 'isn't necessarily' an annual franchise, EA says

Battlefield 'isn't necessarily' an annual franchise, EA says

Visceral’s entry into the world of Battlefield doesn’t automatically mean that gamers can expect a new Battlefield title every year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2014 at 12:47PM in News
FIFA 15 finally drops PS2 after 13 years (there's no Wii U version either)

FIFA 15 finally drops PS2 after 13 years (there's no Wii U version either)

For the first time since the year 2000 there will be no new FIFA game on PS2 this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2014 at 12:37PM in News
DICE eyes up early access model for future Battlefield titles

DICE eyes up early access model for future Battlefield titles

The Battlefield studio says it’s looking to include players into the development of the shooter as early as possible.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jun 13th 2014 at 10:12AM in News
EA: Titanfall is the best selling Xbox One game to date

EA: Titanfall is the best selling Xbox One game to date

Titanfall is the top selling title for Xbox One lifetime to date, according to Electronic Arts' Peter Moore.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 12th 2014 at 1:21AM in News
E3 2014: Day One News Round-Up

E3 2014: Day One News Round-Up

Day one of E3 2014 has been and gone and certainly gave everyone plenty to talk about.     

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jun 10th 2014 at 4:57PM in News
Who won E3? The Battle of the (Wrist)Bands

Who won E3? The Battle of the (Wrist)Bands

There were many trends to discuss at this year’s Electronics Entertainment Expo.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 10th 2014 at 3:50PM in News