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Need for Speed Payback release date confirmed for November 10th

EA has revealed the title of its latest Need for Speed title, Need for Speed Payback – and it’s coming later this year on PS4, Xbox One and PC on November 10th. Developed by EA’s in-house studio Ghost Games, Payback is "about building the perfect ride, getting behind the wheel …

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Pause button hit on Mass Effect series, report claims

There will be no more games in the Mass Effect series for the foreseeable future, it seems. Kotaku reports that the sci-fi RPG series has been put on hiatus and that its developer, BioWare Montreal, has been turned into a support studio. Indeed, the site adds that many of the …

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‘Milestone year’ sees EA stock hit $100 for first time

EA’s share price passed the $100 mark yesterday after what boss Andrew Wilson described as a milestone year. Q4 revenues jumped 16 per cent to $1.53bn, although net income fell nearly 40 per cent to $566m. However, while physical game sales were flat, digital revenues are soaring. Furthermore, the company …

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FIFA 17 tops SuperData March UK Digital charts

EA’s FIFA 17 was the highest grossing console game digitally in the UK last month. SuperData’s March 2017 chart has the football sim way out front in the listings, with digital revenues of 7.38m. Next up was the current physical charts No.1, Ubisoft’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands, with digital console revenues …

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Star Wars: Battlefront II has been officially revealed

Following the speculation and the leaks, Star Wars: Battlefront II has at last gone official. The big news is that it will, unlike its predecessor, boast a full single player mode. Interesting, it will cast players as an infuriated Imperial trooper – Iden Versio – who has vowed revenge on …

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BioWare apologises for transgender character treatment

Developer BioWare continues to apologise for Mass Effect: Andromeda. Having yesterday laid down a road map for ongoing changes to the game that will be rolled out over the next two months, the studio has now directly addressed criticism of the game’s handling of transgender character Hainly Abrams is depicted …

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