Entries in 'ea' (310)

EA's Gibeau: 'Zynga blew it'

EA's Gibeau: 'Zynga blew it'

The boss of EA’s mobile business has delivered a scathing verdict on its casual gaming rival Zynga.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2013 at 10:38AM in News
VIDEO: This is the Battlefield 4 TV ad

VIDEO: This is the Battlefield 4 TV ad

EA has gone live with its big TV ad for upcoming shooter Battlefield 4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2013 at 9:34AM in News
EA reveals "high performance" Battlefield mobile game in the works

EA reveals "high performance" Battlefield mobile game in the works

EA's Frank Gibeau has announced the company is working on a 'high-end' Battlefield mobile game.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 22nd 2013 at 8:18AM in News
Poor Wii U sales behind reason not to bring Need for Speed Rivals to console

Poor Wii U sales behind reason not to bring Need for Speed Rivals to console

Need for Speed: Most Wanted did not put in the commercial performance on Wii U that EA was hoping for.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2013 at 2:03PM in News

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PS4 version of Need for Speed Rivals looks better than PC - report(s)

PS4 version of Need for Speed Rivals looks better than PC - report(s)

Although there’s a certain amount of cryptic messaging to get past, it looks like EA’s next-gen racer is looking impressive on PS4 - going by what critics have been shown ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2013 at 2:22PM in News
DICE considered Battlefield 4 delay on PS4 and Xbox One

DICE considered Battlefield 4 delay on PS4 and Xbox One

By the sounds of it the next-gen consoles came close to losing another high-profile launch title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2013 at 11:29AM in News
Linux just one 'killer' game away from gaming explosion, DICE believes

Linux just one 'killer' game away from gaming explosion, DICE believes

All it will take is one ‘killer’ game for open-source OS Linux for the platform to make a significant mark on gaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2013 at 3:52PM in News
EA pondered THQ acquisition, is now being sued over UFC deal

EA pondered THQ acquisition, is now being sued over UFC deal

Ill-fated publisher THQ was once the target for a possible acquisition at the hands of EA, court documents have revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 10th 2013 at 1:16PM in News

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Leyton Orient ban squad from playing FIFA 14 after post-release winless streak

Leyton Orient ban squad from playing FIFA 14 after post-release winless streak

London-based Leyton Orient may be sitting top of League One, but that’s no thanks to EA’s FIFA 14 according to the club’s owners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 10th 2013 at 9:56AM in News
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

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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
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

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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
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
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