Entries in 'Electronic Arts' (419)

EA slashes UK Rock Band price

EA slashes UK Rock Band price

EA has cut the price of the full instrument edition of Rock Band – ahead of the game’s sequel’s release in September.

by Tim Ingham
on Sep 8th 2008 at 12:22PM in News
Germany, Japan and China ban Dead Space?

Germany, Japan and China ban Dead Space?

Following the news that EA has brought the release date for Dead Space forward, reports have emerged that the title has been banned in several territories across the world.

by Jonathon Harker
on Sep 5th 2008 at 10:54AM in News
Take Two and EA begin secret talks

Take Two and EA begin secret talks

Take Two and EA have both signed a confidentiality agreement that will see any possible takeover remain a secret affair until the deed is done.

by Tim Ingham
on Aug 26th 2008 at 4:11PM in News
LEIPZIG 08: Sims 3 release date confirmed

LEIPZIG 08: Sims 3 release date confirmed

EA has announced that The Sims 3 will be released globally on February 20th, on PC and via digital download.

by Tim Ingham
on Aug 20th 2008 at 11:24AM in News

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Take Two responds to EA inaction

Take Two responds to EA inaction

Take Two has responded to EA’s decision to let the deadline for its acqusition bid pass.

by Tim Ingham
on Aug 18th 2008 at 4:20PM in News
EA allows Take Two bid to expire

EA allows Take Two bid to expire

EA will allow its latest offer for Take Two to expire tonight after Electronic Arts accepted Take Two’s offer of a management presentation to its suitor containing non-public information.

by Neil Long
on Aug 18th 2008 at 2:30PM in News
Gears Of War creator signs with EA

Gears Of War creator signs with EA

EA's illustrious list of high profile third-party development partners has swelled, with the publisher signing up to publish new IPs from Epic Games and Grasshopper Manufacture.

by Tim Ingham
on Aug 15th 2008 at 11:57AM in News
Spore to hit the cinema?

Spore to hit the cinema?

EA wants to licence upcoming release Spore for use in movies and TV, the game’s developer Will Wright has stated.

by Tim Ingham
on Aug 14th 2008 at 11:08AM in News

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EA announces Godfather II

EA announces Godfather II

Electronic Arts has confirmed that it will release a sequel to its multi-platinum Godfather adaptation in February next year.

by Tim Ingham
on Aug 8th 2008 at 4:13PM in News
Riccitiello: ‘Crappy’ licensed games take the industry backwards

Riccitiello: ‘Crappy’ licensed games take the industry backwards

It seems that barely a day passes without EA CEO John Riccitiello hitting the headlines – and this time the outspoken boss has lashed out at below-par license-based games.

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by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2008 at 4:05PM in News
Riccitiello: We have the ‘winning formula’

Riccitiello: We have the ‘winning formula’

EA CEO John Riccitiello has admitted that he doesn’t like some of Activision Blizzard’s business practices – and stated that, when it comes to the right business model, his company ...
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 4th 2008 at 4:09PM in News
We should have bet on Wii, admits Riccitiello

We should have bet on Wii, admits Riccitiello

Electronic Arts CEO John Riccitiello has admitted that the company put too much focus on PS3 and 360 at the beginning of the current console cycle – and largely ignored ...
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 28th 2008 at 4:22PM in News

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EA to lose $111m in Q2, predict experts

EA to lose $111m in Q2, predict experts

EA will report a loss of $111m for its fiscal Q2 in 2008-2009 tomorrow.

by Tim Ingham
on Jul 28th 2008 at 2:59PM in News
E3 08: EA to publish id’s FPS Rage

E3 08: EA to publish id’s FPS Rage

Global publishing giant EA has announced that it has struck a deal with Doom and Quake developer id to publish its upcoming FPS Rage on Xbox 360, PS3, PC and ...
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by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2008 at 1:17PM in News
E3 08: EA reveals expo lineup

E3 08: EA reveals expo lineup

Global publishing behemoth EA has revealed its lineup for the LA E3 expo, the size of which dwarves the offering from nearly all of its rivals.

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by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2008 at 5:45PM in News
Spore could be the new Sims, says EA

Spore could be the new Sims, says EA

Giant publisher Electronic Arts has great expectations for its upcoming innovative title Spore, comparing its long term potential with the ever-popular Sims series.

by Tim Ingham
on Jul 10th 2008 at 11:28AM in News

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No EA-Take Two deal until August 21st

No EA-Take Two deal until August 21st

Next-gen has reported that EA cannot acquire Take Two until August 21st due to a Federal Trade Commission request for more information related to the proposed $2 billion deal.

by Neil Long
on Jul 9th 2008 at 10:57AM in News
FIFA 09 details revealed

FIFA 09 details revealed

Electronic Arts has unveiled new details about its flagship football title FIFA 09, which it claims has been designed to ‘take advantage of the hardware specifications of each available platform’.

by Tim Ingham
on Jul 1st 2008 at 4:15PM in News
Spore: Galactic Edition announced

Spore: Galactic Edition announced

Electronic Arts is to release a special edition of Spore when the title arrives in September – which it says will be the perfect SKU for the ‘ultimate Spore fan’.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 25th 2008 at 1:05PM in News
EA announces 'Brain Training' game

EA announces 'Brain Training' game

EA’s Casual Entertainment label is to release a challenger to Nintendo’s Brain Training on DS later this year.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 23rd 2008 at 3:17PM in News
Neil Young leaves EA

Neil Young leaves EA

EA exec Neil Young is to leave the company, an internally-distributed memo published by Newsweek has revealed.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 19th 2008 at 12:04PM in News
Riccitiello: Take Two saga “was our plan all along”

Riccitiello: Take Two saga “was our plan all along”

John Riccitiello has told an audience of investors that it was EA’s plan all along to seal its acquisiton of Take Two before the end of the year, rather than ...
by Neil Long
on Jun 18th 2008 at 12:24PM in News
Take Two: EA offer still under value

Take Two: EA offer still under value

Take Two has responded to EA’s latest bid extension by re-affirming its belief that the deal “still significantly undervalues Take-Two” and that “the proposal is contrary to the best interests ...
by Neil Long
on Jun 17th 2008 at 3:19PM in News
EA extends Take Two offer deadline – again

EA extends Take Two offer deadline – again

Having swept past the previous deadline of June 16th, EA remains determined to push through its offer for Take Two and has extended its tender offer for all currently ...
by Neil Long
on Jun 17th 2008 at 2:43PM in News
EA/Take Two deadline passes

EA/Take Two deadline passes

The deadline for EA’s tender bid for Take Two has passed without incident for the second time in a row.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 17th 2008 at 11:08AM in News