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MCV AWARDS: Watch the Battlefield trailer that wowed the crowd

A slice of action from Battlefield 3 was debuted to the MCV Awards crowd last night – and you can relive the clip below. Due out on November 2nd, the game is headed for PS3, 360 and PC. It’s a direct sequel to Battlefield 2 and the twelfth game in …

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‘CoD vs BF marketing battle will cost millions’

EA CEO John Riccitiello says that the November marketing battle between Call of Duty and Battlefield will cost hundreds of millions as dollars. He made the prediction while outlining how this year, EA is hoping to dethrone rival Activision’s bestselling CoD franchise. EA’s Battlefield 3 launches in November – around …

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Cousins leaves EA’s Easy Studio

Ben Cousins, the man behind EA’s successful forays into the free-to-play games market, has announced his departure from the publisher. In a brief statement issued on Twitter last night Cousins stated: "Battlefield Play4Free launches this week and it’s time for me to leave EA. Very proud of what I’ve achieved …

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DICE: "Our rivals arent innovating"

EA’s development studio DICE has put its rivals in the firing line again. Last week the developer said its FPS competitors – which include Call of Duty’s Infinity Ward and Treyarch – are getting lazy”. Now it says they are not innovating, but treading water”. The competitors out there are …

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Homefront – the COD beater?

In a frank and honest admission, publisher THQ has revealed its aspirations for upcoming shooter Homefront to compete with the very biggest names in the first person shooter sector. When asked by Eurogamer if he’d like to see his title competing with the likes of Call of Duty and Battlefield, …

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EA email: ‘Zampella delayed MW2 DLC for us’

Vince Zampella agreed to delay Call of Duty DLC so EA could release a game unchallenged, an internal email has alleged. The unverified claim brings new details to Activision’s previous allegation that two ousted Infinity Ward bosses had been dismissed due to acts of ‘insubordination’. Zampella was discharged from Infinity …

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EA kicks off half-price Xbox Live sale

Electronic Arts has started its own DLC sale on the Xbox Live Marketplace. Selected content and games have seen their prices slashed by 50 per cent. The promotion follows on from Activision’s recent half-price sale. All Dragon Age DLC has be reduced, including the Awakenings expansion. Other add-ons covered by …

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Riccitiello attacks COD, Treyarch

EA CEO John Riccitiello has launched his most scathing attack on the Call of Duty franchise yet, criticising both developer Treyarch and Activision’s leading executives. "I don’t know that having two guys that probably don’t play the games, in the form of the CEO of Vivendi and the CEO of …

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Packed Christmas planned for Xbox Live

Microsoft has announced a raft of content that will be made available on Xbox Live over the Christmas holidays. The platform holder will be adding more 2010 hits to its Games On Demand service, starting with Red Dead Redemption and Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands on December 12st. Also …

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Riccitiello: Better games can beat COD

John Riccitiello has a plan to outsell Call of Duty: Make a better game. And make a better game again.” In an interview with Kotaku, the EA CEO said the publisher plans to develop and release a string of high-rated titles that will enable the firm to eventually dethrone Activision’s …

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