Entries in 'ea' (563)

Mass Effect Andromeda trailer's female trailer star shows industry progress, BioWare says

Mass Effect Andromeda trailer's female trailer star shows industry progress, BioWare says

Did you notice how there was precisely zero fuss made about the female star who appeared in the Mass Effect Andromeda trailer? Pretty cool, huh?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2016 at 3:55PM in News
Criterion's vehicle game put on hold for Star Wars

Criterion's vehicle game put on hold for Star Wars

In 2014 Criterion revealed that it was working on an extreme sports vehicle title with more than a hint of Burnout about it. Now it’s not clear whether we’ll ever ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2016 at 10:38AM in News
EA: 'Story Mode is the biggest new addition to FIFA since Ultimate Team'

EA: 'Story Mode is the biggest new addition to FIFA since Ultimate Team'

Each and every year, around E3 time, EA reveals what’s new with the latest FIFA. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 17th 2016 at 1:08PM in News

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FIFA 17 will offer a narrative story mode

FIFA 17 will offer a narrative story mode

EA is injecting some new-ness into this year’s FIFA with the addition of a story mode called The Journey.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2016 at 11:31AM in News
Video: EA shows off Titanfall 2's single player, game set for October release

Video: EA shows off Titanfall 2's single player, game set for October release

EA kicked off its Play event yesterday with further details about the sequel to 2014’s mech-shooter Titanfall.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 13th 2016 at 11:04AM in News
Video: EA shows first glimpse of Visceral and Amy Hennig's Star Wars title

Video: EA shows first glimpse of Visceral and Amy Hennig's Star Wars title

At last night’s EA Play, the publisher brought us up to speed about the Star Wars projects it has in the pipeline.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 13th 2016 at 10:43AM in News

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EA launches indie label EA Originals

EA launches indie label EA Originals

EA’s Play event yesterday may have focused on big blockbuster brands, but the publishing giant is looking to work more with smaller developers, too. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 13th 2016 at 10:28AM in News
E3 2016: EA focuses on Titanfall 2 and Battlefield 1, teases Star Wars and Mass Effect

E3 2016: EA focuses on Titanfall 2 and Battlefield 1, teases Star Wars and Mass Effect

EA kicked of E3 on Sunday afternoon, with a conference filled with big blockbusters, if not any real surprises.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 12th 2016 at 10:47PM in News
EA donating $1m to five charities, including SpecialEffect

EA donating $1m to five charities, including SpecialEffect

Publishing giant EA is giving away $1m to five different charities, one of which is the UK’s very own SpecialEffect.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 10th 2016 at 12:57PM in News

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FIFA 17 switches engine from Ignite to Frostbite

FIFA 17 switches engine from Ignite to Frostbite

This year’s FIFA instalment will be the first built on the Frostbite 3 engine, EA has announced.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 7th 2016 at 9:52AM in News
Steam to distribute free version of Star Wars: Battlefront 3

Steam to distribute free version of Star Wars: Battlefront 3

An unofficial sequel to Pandemic and LucasArts’ Star Wars Battlefront 2 is apparently coming to PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2016 at 2:34PM in News
Visceral 'forging ahead' with mysterious Star Wars game

Visceral 'forging ahead' with mysterious Star Wars game

Motive Studios and Visceral Games GM Jade Raymond has assured fans that work continues on EA’s mystery Star Wars game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2016 at 9:50AM in News
The Sims breaks down more gender barriers

The Sims breaks down more gender barriers

EA’s ongoing efforts to make its games as inclusive as possible continue with news that The Sims 4 is opening up even more of its gender play.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2016 at 12:43PM in News

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Endemol grabs Mirror's Edge TV series rights

Endemol grabs Mirror's Edge TV series rights

Mirror’s Edge is the next game IP to get the screen treatment, although this time it’s for TV as opposed to the cinema.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 26th 2016 at 11:06AM in News
Dev speaks out on SimCity's 2013 implosion

Dev speaks out on SimCity's 2013 implosion

The launch of SimCity in 2013 has become one of gaming’s most infamous online cock-ups.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2016 at 1:49PM in News
Madden creator Rich Hilleman leaves EA

Madden creator Rich Hilleman leaves EA

The man who helped define Madden and EA Sports has left the company.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 19th 2016 at 9:58AM in News
Xbox One branding will help Battlefield 1, EA argues

Xbox One branding will help Battlefield 1, EA argues

EA’s Battlefield 1 has teamed up with Xbox One for its marketing push – a fact that EA says will not dent the game’s commercial prospects.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 18th 2016 at 3:29PM in News
Star Wars Battlefront skipped campaign to hit Force Awakens release

Star Wars Battlefront skipped campaign to hit Force Awakens release

It’s been a huge commercial success, but from the off Star Wars Battlefront has been criticised for its lack of a meaningful single player mode.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 18th 2016 at 10:27AM in News
EA extends partnership with Unravel studio Coldwood

EA extends partnership with Unravel studio Coldwood

The next project from Unravel developer Coldwood Interactive is going to be launching courtesy of EA.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 17th 2016 at 5:11PM in News
Battlefield 1 and Titanfall 2 won't cannibalise one another, EA insists

Battlefield 1 and Titanfall 2 won't cannibalise one another, EA insists

The first person shooter market is large enough to sustain both of EA’s Q4 releases – and their competitors – later this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 11th 2016 at 1:33PM in News
Star Wars: Battlefront 2 due in 2017, Visceral's Star Wars game in 2018

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 due in 2017, Visceral's Star Wars game in 2018

EA has said that a sequel to Star Wars: Battlefront will be released in 2017.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 11th 2016 at 10:29AM in News
Battlefield 1 trailer is the most 'liked' ever, Infinite Warfare the most disliked

Battlefield 1 trailer is the most 'liked' ever, Infinite Warfare the most disliked

Two of this year’s biggest Q4 FPS releases are experiencing very different fortunes on YouTube.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 10th 2016 at 10:21AM in News