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EA To Skip Press Conference At E3 2019

Electronic Arts announced that it will forgo its standard press conference at E3 2019. The game publisher will instead focus on its EA PLAY livestreaming event.

Video Games March 8, 2019

Respawn On 'Apex Legends': 'We Want This To Be A 10-Year Game'

Respawn Entertainment has said that it wants 'Apex Legends' to be a '10-year game.' In other words, the developers are determined to continue supporting the battle royale shooter as long as there are players interested in it.

Video Games February 10, 2019

Apex Legends Hits Another Milestone With 10 Million Players In 3 Days

'Apex Legends' did it again. Just three days after its surprise launch, Respawn and EA’s new battle royale shooter now has 10 million players on board.

Video Games February 8, 2019

Respawn's 'Apex Legends' Reached 2.5 Million Unique Players In Just 24 Hours

Just a couple of days after it went live, 'Apex Legends' has already raked in millions of players. The game went past the 1 million milestone in just less than eight hours.

Video Games February 7, 2019

Titanfall Maker Respawn Set To Launch New Battle Royale Game Apex Legends

A new battle royale game from Respawn is launching sooner than expected. After reports of a new game just last weekend, Respawn CEO confirmed that 'Apex Legends' comes out Monday, Feb. 4.

Video Games February 4, 2019

EA Faces Criminal Investigation In Belgium Over 'FIFA 18' And 'FIFA 19' Loot Boxes

The Brussels public prosecutor's office has initiated a criminal investigation against Electronic Arts after it failed to comply with Belgium's anti-gambling laws. It can be recalled that the video game publisher refused to remove 'loot boxes' from its football series.

Video Games September 12, 2018

Here's 20 Minutes Of 'Anthem' Gameplay, Featuring A Secret Underwater Cave And A Boss Fight

BioWare released a 20-minute 'Anthem' gameplay video, highlighting the upcoming shooter's combat system, teamwork, and a boss fight. However, the video fails to show how 'Anthem' will differentiate itself from 'Destiny' and other similar titles.

Video Games July 6, 2018

Hate Women In 'Battlefield V'? Then Don't Buy The Game, Says EA

Electronic Arts has received backlash for the inclusion of women in 'Battlefield V.' The female soldiers are here to stay, however, and an EA executive said that complaining gamers should 'either accept it or don't buy the game.'

Video Games June 14, 2018

'Command & Conquer: Rivals' Revives Classic PC Game For Mobile, But Fans Hate It

Electronic Arts unveiled 'Command & Conquer: Rivals,' marking the return of the classic real-time strategy franchise. The game, however, is not for the PC but rather for mobile devices, leading to massive backlash from 'Command & Conquer' fans.

Video Games June 11, 2018

What To Expect At E3 2018: Schedules, Live Streams, And Games

E3 2018 officially starts on June 12, but video game companies will be holding press conferences starting June 9. Here are all the schedules, the links to the live streams, and the expected games.

Video Games June 9, 2018

'Battlefield V' Returns To World War II With Gameplay Based On Real-World Combat

Electronic Arts has officially unveiled 'Battlefield V,' which brings players back to World War II. How will developer DICE differentiate the game from other first-person shooters, and what are the preorder bonuses?

Video Games May 24, 2018

Electronic Arts AI Taught Itself How To Play 'Battlefield 1': Will We See It In 'Battlefield V'?

Electronic Arts and DICE created self-learning AI agents that were able to teach themselves how to play 'Battlefield 1' after being set loose on the game for a few days. Will the technology be featured in the upcoming 'Battlefield V'?

Video Games March 26, 2018

Only One Copy Of 'A Way Out' Needed To Play Online Co-Op With A Friend

Friends who would like to play 'A Way Out' online will only need one copy of the prison break co-op title. The game is now out for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

Video Games March 24, 2018

Burnout Paradise Remastered Trial Is Now Live For EA Access Members

Electronic Arts delivered its promise to EA Access members as the 'Burnout Paradise Remastered' trial goes live. The racing game remake is scheduled to come out later this week.

Video Games March 14, 2018

The Next 'Battlefield' Game Will Take Players To World War II, Just Like 'Call Of Duty'

The next 'Battlefield' game will take players to World War II, after 'Battlefield 1' was set in World War I. The game, which will confusingly be titled 'Battlefield V,' will follow the 'Call of Duty' franchise into the era.

Video Games March 2, 2018

New 'Burnout Paradise Remastered' Is Making A Comeback With 4K, 60 FPS Support

EA is releasing 'Burnout Paradise Remastered' on March 16, and a 10-hour preview playtime will be provided a week before. The release will boast of gameplay that runs on 4K resolution at 60 fps and will sell at $39.99.

Video Games February 21, 2018

Electronic Arts Confirms 'Anthem' Release Date Pushed Back To Early 2019, But Says 'It's Not A Delay'

Electronic Arts confirmed that the 'Anthem' release date has been pushed back from fall 2018 to early 2019. The publisher, however, said that it was not a delay, as Electronic Arts will instead launch a new 'Battlefield' game in October.

Video Games January 31, 2018

Microsoft Reportedly Thinking About Acquiring EA For Xbox Exclusives: Why It Probably Won’t Happen

It looks like rumors have noted that EA is being eyed by Microsoft as their next acquisition. However, it does not seem to be possible since rights will be expensive, and the publisher is not in any financial trouble.

Video Games January 31, 2018

#FixFifa: Why Are 'FIFA 18' Players Boycotting Black Friday Sales?

'FIFA 18' players wanted to boycott EA's Black Friday in-game purchases as part of the #FixFifa campaign that emerged this week. What's going on?

Video Games November 24, 2017

Belgian Gaming Commission Rules Loot Boxes Are Gambling, Says It's 'Dangerous For The Mental Health Of The Child'

The Belgian Gaming Commission has officially recognized loot boxes and other similar microtransactions in games as gambling. The committee now wants it banned from all games in Europe.

Video Games November 22, 2017

Electronic Arts Quickens 'Need For Speed: Payback' Progression After 'Star Wars: Battlefront II' Microtransactions Debacle

Electronic Arts and Ghost Games have made 'Need for Speed: Payback' progression much faster by increasing the awarded in-game currencies. The changes come after the recent controversy against 'Star Wars: Battlefront II' microtransactions.

Video Games November 21, 2017

Star Wars: Battlefront II Microtransactions Deactivated Temporarily: Gamers Win, At Least For Now

Electronic Arts has temporarily disabled 'Star Wars: Battlefront II' microtransactions after the massive backlash that the publisher received. This is a crucial win for gamers, who fought back against a 'pay-to-win' environment.

Video Games November 17, 2017

'Star Wars: Battlefront II' And 'Overwatch' Under Investigation In Belgium: Are Loot Boxes Gambling?

Belgium's Gaming Commission is investigating whether the loot boxes of 'Star Wars: Battlefront II' and 'Overwatch' should be considered as gambling. Electronic Arts and Blizzard may be facing fines worth hundreds of thousands of euros.

Video Games November 16, 2017

Gamers Fight Back: EA Makes 'Star Wars: Battlefront II' Changes After The Most Downvoted Post In Reddit History

Gamers have scored a huge victory against the trend of abusive microtransactions in the video game industry. After massive backlash, Electronic Arts has reduced the unlock requirements for 'Star Wars: Battlefront II' characters such as Darth Vader.

Video Games November 13, 2017

Electronic Arts Acquires Respawn Entertainment, Confirms New ‘Titanfall’ Game Is In The Works

Electronic Arts has officially bought longtime collaborator Respawn Entertainment, chiefly known for its ‘Titanfall’ games. The deal, reportedly around $455 million, ensures continued development on the studio’s current ‘Star Wars’ project, on top of a new ‘Titanfall’ game.

Video Games November 10, 2017

EA Sports May Soon Replace Annual 'Madden' And 'FIFA' Games With Subscription Service

EA Sports may replace the annual releases of its popular 'Madden' and 'FIFA' games with a subscription model. The move makes sense for Electronic Arts, but will it also be good for the players?

Video Games November 9, 2017

Electronic Arts Shuts Down 'Dead Space' Studio: What Will Happen To The 'Star Wars' Game Under Development?

Electronic Arts decided to shut down Visceral Games, the studio behind the 'Dead Space' franchise which was working on a 'Star Wars' title. Fans of 'Star Wars' can instead look forward to 'Star Wars Battlefront II', at least for now.

Video Games October 17, 2017

The Space Battles Of 'Star Wars Battlefront II' Will Be Shown Off At Gamescom, And We Can't Contain Our Excitement

The space battles of 'Star Wars Battlefront II' will be showcased at the upcoming Gamescom 2017. However, Electronic Arts will already reveal the gameplay of the Starfighter Assault mode before the annual event.

Video Games August 13, 2017

Next Free 'Titanfall 2' DLC To Add Frontier Defense Mode: Four Players Will Go Up Against Hordes Of Enemies

Respawn Entertainment will release the next free DLC for 'Titanfall 2,' named Operation Frontier Shield, on July 25. The update will add a variety of things to the game, including the four-player Frontier Defense horde mode.

Video Games July 19, 2017

Mass Effect: Andromeda Free Trial Now Available For PlayStation 4, Xbox One, And PC: Here's What You Can Access

BioWare has released a 'Mass Effect: Andromeda' free trial for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The space RPG has failed to live up to the hype, but should new players give it a chance?

Video Games July 15, 2017

Sony Takes Down Official 'Anthem' Trailer For PlayStation 4 After Massive Criticism Over Edited Xbox One X Buttons

Sony was forced to take down the official PlayStation 4 gameplay trailer for BioWare's 'Anthem.' The video was an edited version of the gameplay trailer for the Xbox One X, with PlayStation buttons placed on top of Xbox buttons.

Video Games July 4, 2017

There Will Be No 'Mass Effect: Andromeda' Story DLC: Rumor Was A Hoax, But It Turned Out To Be True

BioWare and Electronic Arts shot down a rumor that there will be no story DLC for 'Mass Effect: Andromeda.' However, that did not mean that players could expect a single-player update for the controversial game.

Video Games July 1, 2017

E3 2017: Grading EA, Xbox, and Bethesda Press Conferences

Before the show floor opens, some of gaming's biggest studios used the weekend to unveil what's on the way. So how good or bad were the EA, Xbox, And Bethesda press conferences?

Video Games June 12, 2017

Gameplay Video For 'Anthem' Shows Exosuits, Jetpacks, Co-Op Combat, And More: Too Similar To 'Destiny'?

BioWare has released the first official gameplay trailer for 'Anthem,' featuring exosuits known as Javelins, jetpacks, and co-op combat. The game is being geared as a challenger to 'Destiny,' but is it too similar to Bungie's first-person shooter?

Video Games June 12, 2017

Prison Break Game 'A Way Out' Can Only Be Played As Split-Screen Co-Op: Genius Concept Or Risky Move?

Electronic Arts announced 'A Way Out,' a prison break game that can only be played on split-screen co-op. Is this a genius concept from the creators of 'Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons,' or is it a risky move?

Video Games June 10, 2017

BioWare Unveils 'Anthem': Here's What We Know So Far About The 'Destiny' Challenger

BioWare unveiled 'Anthem,' a new IP that looks like it will be a new challenger in the social action video game genre popularized by 'Destiny' and 'The Division.' When will we know more about the title?

Video Games June 10, 2017

Star Wars Battlefront II Gameplay Leaks Ahead Of EA Play Reveal

It wouldn't be an E3 lead-up without at least one leak. Early footage of 'Star Wars Battlefront II' leaks ahead of the official reveal at EA Play, and it looks fantastic.

Video Games June 10, 2017

E3 2017: Can EA Rebound With 'Star Wars Battlefront II'

Despite hosting its own event the weekend before E3, EA is still a big presence at the show. One of the biggest titles on hand will be 'Star Wars Battlefront II', which looks to make up for a disappointing first entry.

Video Games June 3, 2017

Need For Speed Payback Announced By EA With E3 And EA Play Around The Corner

EA's long-running driving series has been dormant since 2015's 'Need for Speed'. With E3 and EA Play right around the corner, EA has decided to build some momentum with the debut of 'Need for Speed Payback.'

Video Games June 2, 2017

E3 2017: What Games Could EA Have In Store?

With E3 right around the corner, all of gaming's biggest powerhouses are preparing the heavy hitters for the show. While EA hosts its own event before the trade show, its presence is still very much felt by attendees.

Video Games May 28, 2017

The Sims Mobile Coming Soon To iOS And Android: How Is It Different From Past 'The Sims' Games?

Electronic Arts announced 'The Sims Mobile' for iOS and Android devices. Unlike previous spinoffs, the game looks like it will closely resemble the traditional 'The Sims' experience, with players able to unlock careers, level up skills, and progress through generations.

Video Games May 11, 2017

Star Wars: Battlefront II Unveiled: Players Will Take On The Role Of Female Imperial Soldier Iden Versio

Electronic Arts officially unveiled 'Star Wars: Battlefront II' at this year's Star Wars Celebration. The sequel improves upon the multiplayer experience of the first game, but also adds a single-player campaign focused on Inferno Squad commander Iden Versio.

Video Games April 16, 2017

Mass Effect: Andromeda To Feature Microtransactions: Here Are The Details

‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ finally launches on March 21 with a host of features such as a multiplayer mode and microtransactions. Perks can be purchased using a currency called Andromeda Points.

Video Games March 22, 2017

Trials For 'Mass Effect: Andromeda' Will Include Single Player And Multiplayer: Here Are The Details

'Mass Effect: Andromeda' producer Fernando Melo revealed details regarding the EA Access and Origin Access trials of the upcoming space shooter. Both the single-player and multiplayer modes will be available in the trials, but with limitations.

Video Games March 7, 2017

'Titanfall 2' Failed To Meet Sales Targets For Electronic Arts, But 'Battlefield 1' Performed Better Than Expected

Electronic Arts confirmed that 'Titanfall 2' was not as successful as other games that it launched in the fourth quarter of 2016, including 'Battlefield 1.' Why did 'Titanfall 2' fall short in meeting its sales target?

Video Games February 1, 2017

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