Entries in 'pandemic' (17)

Ex-Pandemics in EA jibe

Ex-Pandemics in EA jibe

A group of former Pandemic developers have laid into ex-employers EA via the description of their first ever solo title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2010 at 5:02PM in News
Mercenaries Inc is real

Mercenaries Inc is real

The closure of EA's Pandemic studio and the layoff of its 200 employees was the talk of the industry last week - but the publisher isn't quite done with the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2009 at 10:19AM in News
Ex-employee slams Pandemic management

Ex-employee slams Pandemic management

A purported former developer at defunct studio Pandemic has broken his silence on the state of the studio before EA gave it the axe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2009 at 4:31PM in News
Pandemic closure official

Pandemic closure official

Tweets from inside the company late on Tuesday illustrated the miserable aftermath of the shock decision. Drew Marlowe, a game desiger at Pandemic, tweeted, "It's official, Pandemic is shut ...

by Colin Campbell
on Nov 17th 2009 at 10:04PM in News

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Rumour: EA shuts Pandemic

Rumour: EA shuts Pandemic

California–based developer Pandemic Studios is the latest victim of EA’s mass staff reduction operation, reports suggest, and may have closed down completely.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2009 at 1:26PM in News
EA dates The Saboteur

EA dates The Saboteur

Publisher EA has confirmed that its curious WWII based action title The Saboteur will be released in Europe on December 4th, with a North American release following on December 8th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2009 at 4:56PM in News
Pandemic Brisbane cut off by EA?

Pandemic Brisbane cut off by EA?

If rumours are to be believed, US publisher Electronic Arts has told Pandemic Studios’ Brisbane-based Australian office that it has been “set free” from its ties to the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2009 at 11:35AM in News
Lord of the Rings: Conquest announced

Lord of the Rings: Conquest announced

EA has for the first time officially spoken of its upcoming foray into Tolkien’s ocr-heavy universe, Pandemic’s Lord of the Rings: Conquest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2008 at 3:22PM in News

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More Dark Knight details emerge

More Dark Knight details emerge

Following last week’s news that EA is continuing to work on its Dark Knight game despite the movie’s arrival at global cinemas, more details have seemingly emerged about the title, ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2008 at 12:40PM in News
EA confirms new LOTR ‘blockbuster’

EA confirms new LOTR ‘blockbuster’

EA’s Pandemic studio has announced The Lord of the Rings: Conquest – an action-packed ‘blockbuster’ created by the same team behind the Star Wars: Battlefront games.

by Tim Ingham
on May 8th 2008 at 6:51PM in News
Microsoft: We’re not interested in buying Take Two

Microsoft: We’re not interested in buying Take Two

Microsoft Game Studios' corporate VP Shane Kim has said that the firm is not likely to challenge EA’s $2 billion acquisition bid for Take Two because MS ‘doesn’t have any past ...
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 18th 2008 at 12:05AM in News
Mercenaries 2 gets new release date

Mercenaries 2 gets new release date

EA-owned development studio Pandemic has confirmed that Mercenaries 2: World in Flames will be released on September 5th for PC, PS3, PS2 and Xbox 360.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 4th 2008 at 10:38AM in News

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Pandemic working on LOTR title?

Pandemic working on LOTR title?

A recent analyst report from EA has let slip that recently-acquired development studio Pandemic is working on a Lord of the Rings title, according to Kotaku.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2008 at 3:15PM in News
Riccitiello: EA made mistakes with studio acquisitions

Riccitiello: EA made mistakes with studio acquisitions

Electronic Arts CEO John Riccitiello has admitted the company made mistakes when it acquired well-known developers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2008 at 12:40PM in News
EA deal for BioWare Pandemic completed

EA deal for BioWare Pandemic completed

Electronic Arts has confirmed the acquisition of BioWare and Pandemic holding company VG Holdings for $860m.

by Neil Long
on Jan 7th 2008 at 2:46PM in News
EA snaps up BioWare and Pandemic for $860m

EA snaps up BioWare and Pandemic for $860m

Develop reports Electronic Arts has acquired independent developers BioWare and Pandemic from investment firm Elevation Partners.

by Michael French
on Oct 12th 2007 at 10:48AM in News

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Pandemic working on Batman Begins sequel?

Pandemic working on Batman Begins sequel?

US consumer site IGN is claiming that Pandemic, the developer behind the likes of Mercenaries, Destroy All Humans, Star Wars Battlefront and Full Spectrum Warrior, is working on a gaming ...
by Ben Parfitt
on May 18th 2007 at 11:00AM in News