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EA reckons next wave of tablet games will match PS3 and Xbox 360 visuals

EA reckons next wave of tablet games will match PS3 and Xbox 360 visuals

The visual fidelity of tablet and mobile gaming is going to increase far more rapidly than is being seen in the traditional games space.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 5th 2013 at 2:33PM in News
Backlash as EA hikes PC game prices by over 100% in India

Backlash as EA hikes PC game prices by over 100% in India

Indian PC gamers have taken to Facebook and Twitter to air their discontent at the rising prices of EA’s PC games.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jul 5th 2013 at 9:57AM in News
Triple-A development in significant decline, EA claims

Triple-A development in significant decline, EA claims

The number of studios working on triple-A games is at its lowest point for over a decade, EA’s chief creative director Richard Hilleman has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 5th 2013 at 9:33AM in News
EA "back to square one" in CEO search after Mattrick's Zynga switch

EA "back to square one" in CEO search after Mattrick's Zynga switch

Michael Pachter has claimed that recently departed Xbox boss Don Mattrick was the No.1 choice for the vacant CEO role at EA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2013 at 2:58PM in News

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Gears of War producer Chris Wynn departs for Mass Effect team

Gears of War producer Chris Wynn departs for Mass Effect team

Epic Games producer Chris Wynn is set to exit the company for a position with BioWare to focus on the future of the Mass Effect series.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 3rd 2013 at 7:30AM in News
EA free-to-play boss joins Eve Online developers CCP

EA free-to-play boss joins Eve Online developers CCP

EA Play4Free VP Sean Decker has joined Eve Online and Dust 514 developer CCP as senior VP of product development.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 2nd 2013 at 1:52PM in News
EA: Maxis continues to support Darkspore and its servers

EA: Maxis continues to support Darkspore and its servers

Darkspore and its servers will continue to receive support from developer Maxis, according to EA.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 2nd 2013 at 6:55AM in News
EA's online-only Darkspore could be broken for good

EA's online-only Darkspore could be broken for good

A problem with EA and Maxis title Darkspore has this weekend served a perfect illustrations of the perils faced by consumers with online-only titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2013 at 10:53AM in News

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Digital-only Euro 2012 game was 'ahead of its time', says EA

Digital-only Euro 2012 game was 'ahead of its time', says EA

Next year's FIFA World Cup tie-in could be a full game, after EA admitted that its Euro 2012 download didn't meet expectations.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 28th 2013 at 10:01AM in News
EA: We want to reestablish Origin as a service for gamers

EA: We want to reestablish Origin as a service for gamers

EA vice president Andrew Wilson wants to make it clear to gamers that the company’s digital distribution service Origin is for them, not EA.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 28th 2013 at 7:50AM in News
Plants vs Zombies 2 pushed past July release date

Plants vs Zombies 2 pushed past July release date

Plants vs Zombies 2 will miss its previously announced release date of July 18th, PopCap has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 27th 2013 at 6:45AM in News
DICE begged for the chance to make Star Wars Battlefront

DICE begged for the chance to make Star Wars Battlefront

"Why haven't you spoken to us? What are you doing? We want to make Battlefront."

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2013 at 10:55AM in News

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VIDEO: See some of Frostbite 3's advanced features

VIDEO: See some of Frostbite 3's advanced features

EA has released a video detailing some of the technical advances made possible with its new Frostbite 3 engine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2013 at 9:59AM in News
Mirror's Edge sells 2.5m copies

Mirror's Edge sells 2.5m copies

DICE's first-person action platformer Mirror's Edge has sold 2.5m copies to date, according to EA's Patrick Soderlund.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 25th 2013 at 2:45AM in News
EA Sports: 'We must not screw up our next-gen titles'

EA Sports: 'We must not screw up our next-gen titles'

The boss of EA Sports has warned his teams not to ‘screw up’ its next gen games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 21st 2013 at 9:33AM in News
EA Sports: Online pass was impeding our games

EA Sports: Online pass was impeding our games

EA Sports boss Andrew Wilson says that the firm ditched online pass because it damaged the games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 20th 2013 at 2:36PM in News

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EA dismisses reports of AMD exclusivity for Battlefield 4 on PC

EA dismisses reports of AMD exclusivity for Battlefield 4 on PC

Talk that left many Nvidia graphics card owners worried last night has been roundly dismissed by EA and AMD.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2013 at 1:22PM in News
EA: No next-gen FIFA 14 on PC because users have low-spec machines

EA: No next-gen FIFA 14 on PC because users have low-spec machines

It sounds like PC gamers may face a bit of a wait for true next-gen FIFA to be released on PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2013 at 11:03AM in News
EA will return to Wii U if Nintendo "can sell more boxes"

EA will return to Wii U if Nintendo "can sell more boxes"

Nintendo has been told that it must sell more Wii U’s if it wishes to win back the affections of third party publisher EA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2013 at 12:30PM in News
Titanfall Xbox exclusivity "a tactical opportunity" but PlayStation release "not out of the question"

Titanfall Xbox exclusivity "a tactical opportunity" but PlayStation release "not out of the question"

EA has insisted that it wants its games to reach as wide an audience as possible, but like any good rule there are always exceptions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2013 at 1:31PM in News
New Mirror's Edge is "an open world action adventure game"

New Mirror's Edge is "an open world action adventure game"

EA’s freshly announced new entry in the Mirror’s Edge series will be a radical departure from the first.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2013 at 11:01AM in News
Gibeau on EA criticism: "We're not tone deaf"

Gibeau on EA criticism: "We're not tone deaf"

EA Labels boss Frank Gibeau has said that EA has responded to the criticism it has received – even if he thinks it’s not fully justified.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2013 at 3:43PM in News
Moore: EA did not lobby for Xbox One pre-owned DRM

Moore: EA did not lobby for Xbox One pre-owned DRM

Outspoken exec Peter Moore has insisted that it did not lobby Microsoft to introduce pre-owned restrictions with Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2013 at 9:38AM in News
EA: UFC goes next gen in 2014

EA: UFC goes next gen in 2014

The UFC series will return next year as a PS4 and Xbox One title.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 11th 2013 at 1:34AM in News
EA: Rivals is this year's Need For Speed

EA: Rivals is this year's Need For Speed

Electronic Arts showed off the first footage of the latest Need For Speed at tonight's E3 press conference.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 11th 2013 at 1:15AM in News