Entries in 'ea' (322)

Battlefield 4 could also allow for cross-gen stats transfer

Battlefield 4 could also allow for cross-gen stats transfer

Players of Battlefield 4 may be offered the chance to carry over their stats and progress from the current-gen to the next.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2013 at 11:07AM in News
EA: Current-gen sports games pre-orders are "soft" owing to nearing next-gen

EA: Current-gen sports games pre-orders are "soft" owing to nearing next-gen

Publisher EA has predicted a slight dip in annual sales of its key sports IPs thanks to the upcoming transition to next-gen consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2013 at 2:19PM in News
FIFA Ultimate Team data CAN be carried from current to next-gen

FIFA Ultimate Team data CAN be carried from current to next-gen

EA has announced that those who buy into the current-gen FIFA 14 launch in September will not lose their Ultimate Team progress if they go next-gen.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2013 at 11:34AM in News
EA Q1: Origin surpasses 50m users, Battlefield 3 Premium subs over 4m

EA Q1: Origin surpasses 50m users, Battlefield 3 Premium subs over 4m

EA has confirmed Battlefield 3 Premium subscriber and Origin user numbers are still on the rise.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 24th 2013 at 8:15AM in News

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EA Q1: FIFA 13 saw $70m through digital sales in last three months

EA Q1: FIFA 13 saw $70m through digital sales in last three months

FIFA 13 has brought in $70m in revenue from digital sales over the past three months, according to EA.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 24th 2013 at 7:45AM in News
EA Q1: Packaged goods slump while digital revenue soars

EA Q1: Packaged goods slump while digital revenue soars

EA has reported its financial results for the period between April 1st and June 30th, announcing a massive increase in digital revenue.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 24th 2013 at 7:35AM in News
EA bets on FIFA 14 for PS3 and 360; Ultimate Team overhauled

EA bets on FIFA 14 for PS3 and 360; Ultimate Team overhauled

Forget Xbox One and PS4, as EA pledges to keep investing in current generation FIFA.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 22nd 2013 at 9:00AM in News
NCAA ends college football partnership with EA

NCAA ends college football partnership with EA

The NCAA has chosen not to renew its college football franchise contract with EA Sports, the organization has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 18th 2013 at 3:40AM in News

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Gareth Bale scores FIFA 14 cover 'honour'

Gareth Bale scores FIFA 14 cover 'honour'

Spurs winger and PFA player of the year Gareth Bale will join Barcelona's Lionel Messi on the front of fIFA 14.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 15th 2013 at 5:31PM in News
EA shuts down Phenomic as part of realignment effort

EA shuts down Phenomic as part of realignment effort

Electronic Arts has closed its German-based studio EA Phenmoic as part of the publisher's company-wide realignment.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 15th 2013 at 5:20AM in News
EA names new marketing director for Northern Europe

EA names new marketing director for Northern Europe

Andy Tomkins has been promoted to marketing director for Northern Europe at Electronic Arts.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 10th 2013 at 1:28PM in News
SimCity offline mode mentioned in EA customer survey

SimCity offline mode mentioned in EA customer survey

EA appears to be considering a reversal in its stance on the infamous always-on policy for SimCity, according to a customer survey.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 10th 2013 at 1:00AM in News

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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
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
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