Entries in 'ea' (342)

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
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

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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
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

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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
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

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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

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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
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
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