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CCP hires Battlefield Heroes executive producer Gaudechon

CCP hires Battlefield Heroes executive producer Gaudechon

Dust 514 developer CCP Games has hired EA’s former free-to-play specialist, Jean-Charles Gaudechon.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 9th 2013 at 1:34AM in News
DICE promises changed single player for Battlefield 4

DICE promises changed single player for Battlefield 4

The single player component of Battlefield 4 will feel quite different from what was offered in Battlefield 3, DICE has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2013 at 1:19PM in News
EA promotes Maxis head Lucy Bradshaw to company SVP

EA promotes Maxis head Lucy Bradshaw to company SVP

Maxis general manager Lucy Bradshaw has been promoted to senior vice president at Electronic Arts.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 3rd 2013 at 8:05AM in News
VIDEO: Battlefield 4 compared on current and next-gen

VIDEO: Battlefield 4 compared on current and next-gen

Thanks to yesterday’s release of the Battlefield 4 beta, we’ve now got a better idea than ever about how the next-gen and current-gen versions of Battlefield 4 compare.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2013 at 9:42AM in News

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AMD spent up to $8m on Battlefield 4 deal - report

AMD spent up to $8m on Battlefield 4 deal - report

Graphics card manufacturer AMD spent between $5m and $8m to secure its Battlefield 4 partnership, a new report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2013 at 12:18PM in News
FIFA 14 knocks Grand Theft Auto V off the top of the charts

FIFA 14 knocks Grand Theft Auto V off the top of the charts

Grand Theft Auto V has been knocked off the top of the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 in only its second week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2013 at 9:20AM in News
Report: EA closes North Carolina studio

Report: EA closes North Carolina studio

EA has reportedly decided to shut down its mobile-focused studio in North Carolina.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 30th 2013 at 5:22AM in News
EA Sports cancels College Football 15, settles student athlete lawsuit

EA Sports cancels College Football 15, settles student athlete lawsuit

EA has canceled its annual collegiate American football title through at least next year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 30th 2013 at 4:41AM in News

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FIFA 14 price roundup - where's cheapest?

FIFA 14 price roundup - where's cheapest?

One of the biggest releases of the year arrived at midnight last night, but retail is again playing it safe with its pricing for FIFA 14.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 27th 2013 at 10:06AM in News
EA promises game-balancing tweaks in FIFA 14 update

EA promises game-balancing tweaks in FIFA 14 update

The attacking potency of forward players in FIFA 14 is likely to be toned down in a future update to the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2013 at 1:08PM in News
FIFA 14 street date broken in Slovenia

FIFA 14 street date broken in Slovenia

While Britons patiently wait until tonight's midnight launches for EA Sports' hotly anticipated blockbuster, some Europeans have already got their hands on it.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 26th 2013 at 10:22AM in News
EA exec accuses Miyamoto of "falling down on the job"

EA exec accuses Miyamoto of "falling down on the job"

Legendary designer Shigeru Miyamoto has been accused of dropping the ball by EA’s chief creative officer Richard Hilleman.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2013 at 9:28AM in News

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Apple denies payoff for Plants vs Zombies 2 Android delay

Apple denies payoff for Plants vs Zombies 2 Android delay

Apple has swiftly denied a statement from Electronic Arts’ executive Frank Gibeau that the iOS device-maker paid EA to delay the Android release of Plants vs Zombies 2.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 25th 2013 at 8:10AM in News
EA executives shake up management roles

EA executives shake up management roles

A week after Andrew Wilson’s promotion to EA CEO, the company has made some management role tweaks to fill in the gaps.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 25th 2013 at 7:50AM in News
GAME lines up Premier League talent for midnight FIFA 14 launches

GAME lines up Premier League talent for midnight FIFA 14 launches

‘Hundreds’ of GAME stores will be opening on Thursday night for the midnight release of EA’s FIFA 14.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2013 at 3:04PM in News
EA: Mobile not a threat to consoles

EA: Mobile not a threat to consoles

The console and mobile games markets are very different beasts. But that isn’t stopping the industry’s biggest publishers bringing their blockbusters to the small screen.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Sep 24th 2013 at 1:43PM in News

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Tesco opening 750 stores at midnight for FIFA 14 launch

Tesco opening 750 stores at midnight for FIFA 14 launch

Supermarket behemoth Tesco has detailed its promotional plans for the launch of FIFA 14.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 24th 2013 at 10:18AM in News
GameStop reveals European next-gen game upgrade offer

GameStop reveals European next-gen game upgrade offer

Gamers on the continent intending to upgrade key games from current to next-gen have been given another option by retailer GameStop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 2:54PM in News
3DS version of FIFA 14 is also a re-skin, EA confirms

3DS version of FIFA 14 is also a re-skin, EA confirms

Updated kits and squad rosters are the only addition to the 3DS version of FIFA 14.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 2:20PM in News
Patrick Söderlund - inside EA's next-gen Games plan

Patrick Söderlund - inside EA's next-gen Games plan

From Battlefield to Titanfall, EA has a huge line-up of triple-A next-gen blockbusters.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 12:51PM in News
Amazon reveals EA next-gen upgrade deal

Amazon reveals EA next-gen upgrade deal

Another option has been offered for those hoping to upgrade to the next-gen versions of EA’s upcoming games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2013 at 4:06PM in News
Read our exclusive interview with EA's Patrick Soderlund in the latest MCV

Read our exclusive interview with EA's Patrick Soderlund in the latest MCV

EA's Patrick Soderlund talks Call of Duty, not messing up Star Wars and love for PlayStation in the latest edition of MCV.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 19th 2013 at 1:47PM in News
EA's Soderlund: I won't give up until I've beaten Call of Duty

EA's Soderlund: I won't give up until I've beaten Call of Duty

EA Games boss Patrick Soderlund has reignited the war of words over Battlefield versus Call of Duty.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 19th 2013 at 1:31PM in News
New SimCity DLC to give 80% of revenue to Red Cross

New SimCity DLC to give 80% of revenue to Red Cross

The next piece of DLC for EA’s SimCity will allow gamers to improve the real-world as well as their fictional hangouts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2013 at 1:34PM in News
Wilson steps up as new EA CEO

Wilson steps up as new EA CEO

After six months, the search is over, EA's board of directors has picked the firm's new CEO.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Sep 17th 2013 at 10:11PM in News