Tag Archives: EA

EA and Ubisoft clash over ‘Ghost’ trademark

Ubisoft is opposing rival publisher EA’s attempts to trademark ‘Ghost’. The firm claims that the trademark will ‘cause confusion’ with its Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon franchise, which has a new entry – Wildlands (pictured) – launching this year. The document indicates that EA attempted to register a Ghost trademark on …

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Xbox One has probably sold around 19m consoles

Electronic Arts says that there are around 55m new-generation games consoles in the market right now. It means that we can work out, roughly, how many Xbox Ones have been sold. Microsoft has decided not to detail the Xbox One install base, but PlayStation has been far more open. Sony …

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Star Wars and digital boosts EA’s Q3

13m copies of Star Wars Battlefront has been sold into stores, boosting EA’s revenue to 1.8bn. The company boasts it was the No.1 publisher on PS4 and Xbox One during the quarter as it exceeded its own expectations, although that 1.8bn is broadly in-line with what the market had predicted. …

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EA: We want to regain the trust of PC gamers

Games giant EA says it ison a targeted mission to fix its PC reputation. The firm has frustrated PC fans in recent years, following the poor launch performances of titles such as SimCity and Battlefield 4, plus perceived missing features from The Sims 4. The publisher has since introduced a …

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EA announces new Play event, coming to London and LA

EA will be holding a brand new games event in London and LA this June. The event will be taking place at London’s The Mermaid on June 12th. On the other side of the pond in LA, Play will be at Club Nokia @ LA Live between June 12th and …

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Death Star and Cloud City maps heading to Star Wars Battlefront

EA has detailed four expansions on the way to Star Wars Battlefront for Season Pass holders. The first, called Outer Rim, will arrive in March and sees players fighting among the locations Tatooine and Sullest. That will feature Jabba’s Palace of Return of the Jedi fame. In the summer Bespin …

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Unravel developer says EA is ‘the friendly giant’

EA may have a poor reputation amongst some gamers. But according to the creator of Unravel, the publisher is not the villain that some people seem to think. Coldwood Interactive’s Martin Sahlin told The Observer newspaper that he had expected to be ‘bullied’ by EA when the firm tried to …

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Writer Gaider leaves BioWare after 17 years

The scribe behind some of BioWare’s biggest RPG success stories has left the company after nearly two decades. David Gaider joined the studio in 1999, designing for PC title Baldur’s Gate 2: Shadows of Amn. He went on to work on the beloved Star Wars spin-off Knights of the Old …

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Respawn hiring for Titanfall 2

Respawn Entertainment is looking to expand both inside and outside of the Titanfall universe. A Titanfall 2 has since been long-rumoured, with studio boss Vince Zampella confirming the game’s development last March after EA confirmed it had been signed on as publisher. Respawn has listed a number of jobs relating …

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