Entries in 'Electronic Arts' (419)

EA saga costs Take Two $5m

EA saga costs Take Two $5m

Take Two's battle to wriggle out of being acquired by EA has been a costly process, according to its Q2 fiscal announcement.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 6th 2008 at 12:10PM in News
PS3 Command & Conquer ‘on hold’

PS3 Command & Conquer ‘on hold’

Electronic Arts has confirmed that it has halted development of the PS3 version of Command & Conquer 3.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 5th 2008 at 3:00PM in News
EA buys social network site

EA buys social network site

Electronic Arts has officially acquired social network for gamers ThreeSF, as well as its Rupture service.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 4th 2008 at 10:43AM in News
EA ‘underestimates casual games’, says PopCap

EA ‘underestimates casual games’, says PopCap

The co-founder of online casual games provider PopCap has questioned EA’s potential in the sector – telling MCV sister site CasualGaming.biz that the Redwood publisher “doesn’t know how hard it’s ...
by Tim Ingham
on Jun 3rd 2008 at 4:10PM in News

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EA pays tribute to departing Director

EA pays tribute to departing Director

EA has applauded the services of company founder Timothy Mott, who MCV last week revealed is to retire from the publisher in July.

by Tim Ingham
on May 27th 2008 at 4:19PM in News
Play.com slashes £40 off Rock Band

Play.com slashes £40 off Rock Band

Play.com have given UK Rock Band fans something to smile about – by cutting the total cost for Rock Band and all the game’s instruments by £40.

by Tim Ingham
on May 27th 2008 at 3:47PM in News
EA: Casual market worth $13.5bn by 2010

EA: Casual market worth $13.5bn by 2010

The boss of EA’s Casual Entertainment division Kathy Vrabeck has said that she expects the total global casual games market to be worth around $13.5 billion in the next “couple ...
by Tim Ingham
on May 23rd 2008 at 7:10PM in News
EA buys Hands-On Mobile Korea

EA buys Hands-On Mobile Korea

Electronics Arts has bought the South Korean arm of games publisher Hands-On Mobile.

by Tim Ingham
on May 22nd 2008 at 12:28PM in News

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EA Director stands down

EA Director stands down

Director of Electronic Arts Timothy Mott has announced his intention to retire from the company.

by Tim Ingham
on May 22nd 2008 at 10:58AM in News
Riccitiello snaps up $1m of EA stock

Riccitiello snaps up $1m of EA stock

CEO of Electronic Arts John Riccitiello purchased almost $1 million of the company’s stock on Tuesday – a day after the firm announced it had extended its bid for Take ...
by Tim Ingham
on May 22nd 2008 at 10:46AM in News
Rock Band to interrupt Champions League final

Rock Band to interrupt Champions League final

A Rock Band TV ad starring Xbox 360 community members is to be premiered tonight during ITV’s Champions League final coverage – kicking off a sustained marketing campaign for the ...
by Tim Ingham
on May 21st 2008 at 4:57PM in News
Take Two: ‘Give It up, EA’

Take Two: ‘Give It up, EA’

Take Two’s Board has once again taken the opportunity to tell the world that EA’s $25.74-per-share tender offer ‘undervalues’ the company – and revealed that it is already talking to ...
by Tim Ingham
on May 19th 2008 at 3:32PM in News

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EA extends Take Two offer

EA extends Take Two offer

As predicted this morning, Electronic Arts has extended the deadline of its tender offer for Take Two.

by Tim Ingham
on May 19th 2008 at 2:12PM in News
Wall Street Journal: EA to extend Take Two deadline

Wall Street Journal: EA to extend Take Two deadline

Electronic Arts is expected to extend again the deadline for its hostile tender offer to acquire Take-Two, the Wall Street Journal is reporting this morning.

by Tim Ingham
on May 19th 2008 at 10:51AM in News
EA/Take Two deadline passes

EA/Take Two deadline passes

Shareholders in Take Two have let EA’s deadline for its $2 billion acquisition offer pass by without response.

by Tim Ingham
on May 18th 2008 at 5:00PM in News
Countdown to EA/Take Two decision begins

Countdown to EA/Take Two decision begins

Electronic Arts is just hours away from finding out if it has won over Take Two’s shareholders – and successfully acquired the company.

by Tim Ingham
on May 16th 2008 at 4:21PM in News

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EA Sports culls baseball series

EA Sports culls baseball series

Electronic Arts will not be creating any more MVP NCAA baseball games.

by Tim Ingham
on May 15th 2008 at 5:47PM in News
Will EA buy Take Two this week?

Will EA buy Take Two this week?

Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter has given his verdict on whether EA will end up buying Take Two this week – and so long as the Rockstar parent is ‘reasonable’ he ...
by Tim Ingham
on May 14th 2008 at 7:09PM in News
EA: 'We're US and Europe's No.1 publisher'

EA: 'We're US and Europe's No.1 publisher'

Electronic Arts has revealed that it took 20 per cent of all software sales in Europe in the last year – and 19 per cent in the North America.

by Tim Ingham
on May 14th 2008 at 1:36PM in News
EA’s Q4 earnings call in full

EA’s Q4 earnings call in full

The full transcript of EA's earnings calls following the announcement of its Q4 and full year fiscal results is available online now.

by Tim Ingham
on May 14th 2008 at 1:00PM in News
Riccitiello: Casual saving ‘soft’ PC market

Riccitiello: Casual saving ‘soft’ PC market

Electronic Arts boss John Riccitiello has stuck the knife into the state of PC gaming – but backed the casual sector to strengthen the format.

by Tim Ingham
on May 14th 2008 at 12:40PM in News
Rock Band sold 1.5 million in Q4

Rock Band sold 1.5 million in Q4

Electronic Arts has revealed that Harmonix/MTV's Rock Band sold more than 1.5 million copies during the three months to March 31st, 2008.

by Tim Ingham
on May 14th 2008 at 11:35AM in News
Riccitiello: I love playing GTA

Riccitiello: I love playing GTA

Electronic Arts CEO John Riccitiello isn’t just interested in GTA IV because it’s owned by acquisition target Take Two – he actually “loves” playing the game.

by Tim Ingham
on May 14th 2008 at 11:28AM in News
PS2 drives EA’s record revenue

PS2 drives EA’s record revenue

Electronic Arts has revealed that its software took more revenue from PS2 than any other home console during its FY 2007-2008 - helping the firm take more than $3 billion ...
by Tim Ingham
on May 14th 2008 at 11:24AM in News
Electronic Arts posts $454m FY loss

Electronic Arts posts $454m FY loss

Electronic Arts has posted a $454 million net loss for the year ended March 31st, 2008 - down from a net profit of $76 million in FY 2006-2007.

by Tim Ingham
on May 13th 2008 at 11:10PM in News