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EA has closed down Sim City studio Maxis

EA has closed down Sim City studio Maxis

Maxis Emeryville, the main home of Sim City and The Sims creator Maxis, has been closed by EA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2015 at 9:30AM in News
EA and GAME team up for in-store Reward Points giveaway

EA and GAME team up for in-store Reward Points giveaway

A new Battlefield: Hardline promotion has kicked off today in the UK’s GAME stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2015 at 2:23PM in News
Battlefield Hardline beta closes, having served 7m players

Battlefield Hardline beta closes, having served 7m players

EA has said that 7m people played the recent Battlefield Hardline beta.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2015 at 3:54PM in News
EA teases multiplatform release for Titanfall 2

EA teases multiplatform release for Titanfall 2

Titanfall 2 looks more likely than ever to be heading to PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 10th 2015 at 12:46PM in News

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Tablets could overtake console power in three year's time, EA says

Tablets could overtake console power in three year's time, EA says

The acceleration of tablet power will broaden the market appeal of core game, EA CFO Blake Jorgensen has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 10th 2015 at 11:09AM in News
EA, Bioware cancel Shadow Realms

EA, Bioware cancel Shadow Realms

Bioware has announced its episodic, co-operative PC game Shadow Realms is no longer in development.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 10th 2015 at 12:24AM in News
Over 6m people tried the Battlefield Hardline beta

Over 6m people tried the Battlefield Hardline beta

Gamers got the chance to try EA’s next Battlefield game this weekend, and the numbers suggest significant interest in the multiplayer FPS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2015 at 10:53AM in News
EA's Hilleman: Games are still too hard to learn

EA's Hilleman: Games are still too hard to learn

The complexity of modern video games continues to alienate too many potential players, EA’s chief creative officer Richard Hilleman has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2015 at 10:44AM in News

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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
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
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