Tag Archives: EA

Respawn on Titanfall’s PS4 debut, its new story mode and facing Battlefield 1 and Call of Duty

When Titanfall launched in 2014, it was a new IP brimming with potential. Made by Respawn, a new developer formed from alumni of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare studio Infinity Ward, it looked like an interesting evolution of the first person shooter genre. Titanfall took the first-person shooter mechanics Respawn …

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EA: ‘This is the biggest FIFA we have ever made’

There’s a lot to talk about with this year’s entry in the FIFA series. The developers added in a single player story mode – The Journey – that tells the tail of an up-and-coming footballer and features Mass Effect-style dialogue choices. Then there’s the small matter of the studio opting …

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Iceland’s football team out of FIFA 17 after payment row

FIFA 17 will not feature the likenesses of the Icelandic national team after both parties could not agree on a fee. That’s according to the BBC, which reports that the KSI claims to have refused an offer of 11.5k from EA for the rights to the license, believing it to …

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Battlefield 1 beta breaks records

The recent open beta for DICE’s upcoming Battlefield 1 has broken EA records. The studio has revealed that the game was played by 13.2m people, making it the biggest in the publisher’s history. That also beats the numbers boasted by Blizzard’s record-breaker Overwatch (9.7m) and Ubisoft’s The Division (6.4m), as …

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EA unifies development under EA Worldwide Studios banner

The collective development resources of EA have been unified under a new banner – EA Worldwide Studios. Essentially the divide between EA’s mobile and console operations is being abolished, while Maxis is also being merged into the whole. The move sees a new boss put in place at BioWare – …

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Titanfall 2 won’t be on EA Access

Respawn’s upcoming multiplayer shooter Titanfall 2 won’t be included in the usual EA Access or Origin Access promotions. It has become customary for EA’s titles to arrive first for service subscribers, and also at a discount. That’s all alongside the free trial, too. However, GameReactor has confirmed what appeared to …

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EA: No longer the most evil company in games

About a year ago, MCV ran an interview with EA’s then-COO Peter Moore. The piece talked about the firm’s ‘player first’ mantra; a way of thinking that saw the publishing giant put its fans at the centre of everything that it did. EA isn’t the first company to adopt the …

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Mass Effect Remaster hopes dashed once again

The on-off dreams of a remastered version of the Mass Effect trilogy appear very much to be again turned to off. "We’re a company that is focused on delivering for the future," EA COO Peter Moore has now told IGN, as reported by PCGamesN. "We’ve got incredibly talented dev studios …

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