Entries in 'ea' (198)

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

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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
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

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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

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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
Next Battlefield title called Battlefield 1, set in World War One

Next Battlefield title called Battlefield 1, set in World War One

The next entry in EA’s Battlefield series is taking the franchise to World War One and will be hitting shelves this October.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 9th 2016 at 9:39AM in News
Respawn is making a Star Wars game

Respawn is making a Star Wars game

Another Star Wars outing is to emerge from the loins of the EA-Disney video games agreement, this time from Titanfall developer Respawn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2016 at 9:58AM in News

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Mirror's Edge: Catalyst pushed to June

Mirror's Edge: Catalyst pushed to June

EA’s first-person parkour title Mirror’s Edge Catalyst is being moved out of its May release window.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 22nd 2016 at 10:31AM in News
Titanfall 2 has been officially announced, is multiplatform

Titanfall 2 has been officially announced, is multiplatform

Two years after we first learned that plans for the game were in place, Titanfall 2 has at last been officially announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2016 at 10:33AM in News
EA copyright claim forces fan-made Trump Mass Effect spoof offline

EA copyright claim forces fan-made Trump Mass Effect spoof offline

A pro-Donald Trump campaign video modelled around the trailer for EA’s Mass Effect 2 has been forced offline by the publisher.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2016 at 10:43AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Justin Towell departs GamesRadar+

MCV Jobs Weekly: Justin Towell departs GamesRadar+

GamesRadar+'s reviews editor is now self-employed, EA names Laura Miele as EVP of global publishing and IO poaches Ubisoft director Ryan Barnard.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 1st 2016 at 10:14AM in News
Mass Effect Andromeda could paint humanity as the aggressive coloniser

Mass Effect Andromeda could paint humanity as the aggressive coloniser

An EA survey has suggested that Mass Effect Andromeda might take a somewhat surprising narrative route.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2016 at 10:45AM in News
EA promotes Laura Miele to EVP of global publishing

EA promotes Laura Miele to EVP of global publishing

FIFA publisher EA has announced that Laura Miele is joining its executive leadership team next month.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 24th 2016 at 5:12PM in News
EA apologises for giving Muslim UFC fighter a Christian victory celebration

EA apologises for giving Muslim UFC fighter a Christian victory celebration

UFC fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov has lambasted EA for giving his avatar a religiously inappropriate celebration in UFC 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2016 at 2:49PM in News
Is E3 in trouble?

Is E3 in trouble?

MCV speaks to Rich Taylor, the senior vice president of E3 organiser ESA, about the recent loss of Activision and EA from the expo’s show floor.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 18th 2016 at 1:37PM in News
Finally, EA backs virtual reality with Star Wars 'experience'

Finally, EA backs virtual reality with Star Wars 'experience'

Electronic Arts is the second major third-party publisher to develop a Virtual Reality project.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 16th 2016 at 8:33AM in News