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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
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

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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
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

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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

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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

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EA to release its next-gen games before next-gen hardware

EA to release its next-gen games before next-gen hardware

Battlefield 4, FIFA 14 and Madden NFL 25 will be available in their next-gen guises ahead of their respective hardware launches in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2013 at 11:43AM in News
PS3 Battlefield 4 to include next-gen PS4 upgrade code in the box

PS3 Battlefield 4 to include next-gen PS4 upgrade code in the box

Some copies of Battlefield 4 on the PS3 will include a code inside that entitles the owner to a digital PS4 copy of the game for just £10.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2013 at 10:58AM in News
PlayStation Europe boss on PS4, rescuing Vita and Sony's relationship with EA

PlayStation Europe boss on PS4, rescuing Vita and Sony's relationship with EA

There’s something quite refreshing about the executives at Sony.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 12th 2013 at 12:00PM in News
Bale to don Real Madrid kit on FIFA 14's UK cover

Bale to don Real Madrid kit on FIFA 14's UK cover

If MCV were a trade publication for football, we’d probably make an observation about no Premier League players appearing on the UK boxart for FIFA 14.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2013 at 12:30PM in News
Shiver Entertainment formed by ex-Zynga and EA COO John Schappert

Shiver Entertainment formed by ex-Zynga and EA COO John Schappert

Former EA and Zynga executive John Schappert has opened new game development studio, Shiver Entertainment.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2013 at 8:00AM in News
EA names Matthew Bromberg group general manager of BioWare label

EA names Matthew Bromberg group general manager of BioWare label

Electronic Arts has appointed BioWare Austin’s Matthew Bromberg as group general manager of its BioWare label.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2013 at 7:45AM in News
EA: We have six to eight new IPs in the works

EA: We have six to eight new IPs in the works

EA has dismissed criticism that it isn’t building enough new games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 6th 2013 at 10:39AM in News
Madden 25 surpasses 1m units sold during launch week

Madden 25 surpasses 1m units sold during launch week

The latest in the Madden NFL series moved over a million copies in North America during its first week, EA has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 6th 2013 at 7:35AM in News
GAME FIFA 14 lock-ins start this weekend

GAME FIFA 14 lock-ins start this weekend

Gamers will have the chance to try FIFA 14 from this weekend thanks to a nationwide run of lock-ins run by retailer GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2013 at 2:07PM in News