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EA renews NFL licences

EA has confirmed the extension of its exclusive licensing agreement with the National Football League and NFL players. The agreement allows the company to develop, publish and distribute American football video games, and provides EA with the rights to NFL teams, stadiums and players until the end of the 2012 …

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Riccitiello: EA made mistakes with studio acquisitions

Electronic Arts CEO John Riccitiello has admitted the company made mistakes when it acquired well-known developers. Speak at DICE last week, he said that integrating the teams at independents such as Bullfrog, Westwood and Origin ultimately stifled the creative talent there: "We at EA blew it, and to a degree …

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EA deal for BioWare Pandemic completed

Electronic Arts has confirmed the acquisition of BioWare and Pandemic holding company VG Holdings for $860m. The two studios have now officially joined the EA fold under the EA Games label and bring ten new franchises, based on six wholly-owned IP, to the publisher. These include Mercenaries and Saboteur. For …

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Jade Empire 2 on the way?

Whilst most of the recent BioWare rumour-mongering has revolved around the possibility of another instalment to the successful Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic series, the latest speculation claims that the EA-owned developer is already hard at work on Jade Empire 2. The original Jade Empire was released on …

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LucasArts and BioWare join forces once more

It has been confirmed that George Lucas’ LucasArts and RGP specialist BioWare are hard at work on an as of yet unannounced title, Next-Gen reports. Nothing is yet known of the game, though LucasArts president Jim Ward stated: Through our previous collaborations, we know that BioWare has an impressive ability …

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EA snaps up BioWare and Pandemic for $860m

Develop reports Electronic Arts has acquired independent developers BioWare and Pandemic from investment firm Elevation Partners. Described as a move which fills up a gap in our genre line-up” according to EA CFO Warren Jenson, the buy sees EA obtain two huge development resources with a raft of owned IP …

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EA snaps up BioWare and Pandemic for $860m

Develop reports Electronic Arts has acquired independent developers BioWare and Pandemic from investment firm Elevation Partners. Described as a move which fills up a gap in our genre line-up” according to EA CFO Warren Jenson, the buy sees EA obtain two huge development resources with a raft of owned IP …

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