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FIFA 23 on its way, as EA extends licensing deal

FIFA 23 on its way, as EA extends licensing deal

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Electronic Arts has extended its licence with FIFA to run until 31 December 2022, which effectively means we'll see a FIFA 23, although on what formats we can only guess: PlayStation 5? Xbox 1440? The company has been publishing FIFA-branded football... >>

Electronic Arts announces 1.6M SimCity users, $1.04 billon in Q4 revenue

Electronic Arts announces 1.6M SimCity users, $1.04 billon in Q4 revenue

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Gaming giant Electronic Arts is out with its Q4 financial results, beating Wall Street estimates with $1.04 billon in revenue for the quarter. Wrapping up its 2013 financial year, the company says it gained a non-GAAP digital net revenue of $1.7 billion,... >>

EA new home for Star Wars games

EA new home for Star Wars games

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Electronic Arts is the new publisher for Star Wars PC and console games. Although Disney will itself publish mobile, social, tablet and online games based on the franchise it acquired from George Lucas, all other titles will be developed and released... >>

Electronic Arts announces Sims 4 for Mac and PC in 2014

Electronic Arts announces Sims 4 for Mac and PC in 2014

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Electronic Arts has announced that The Sims 4 will be available in 2014, supported on Mac and PC. Details for the title, other than it will be developed by Maxis, were light, but the company said more details would be made in the near future.  "The... >>

SimCity version 2.0 update hitting 22 April, will be inaccessible for 'a few hours'

SimCity version 2.0 update hitting 22 April, will be inaccessible for 'a few hours'

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SimCity will get its first major update since launching earlier this spring to address several issues that have accompanied the online-only game.  When it first launched, server downtime resulted in many angry gamers, prompting free games being awarded... >>

Battlefield 4 preview

Battlefield 4 preview

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Battlefield is back and now comes with added bass in its teaser trailers. So much bass in fact, that sitting waiting for the Battlefield 4 reveal in a theatre in Stockholm, we were almost knocked off our seat the moment that classic Battlefield theme... >>

Free game list for disgruntled SimCity owners confirmed: Battlefield 3, Dead Space 3 and more

Free game list for disgruntled SimCity owners confirmed: Battlefield 3, Dead Space 3 and more

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So, you bought SimCity and found the whole launch situation and subsequent bugs to be too much to bear. Well as EA previously announced, it's giving you a free game to make up for it. We've got the list, so here are your choices: - Battlefield 3 (Standard... >>

SimCity (2013)
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SimCity (2013)

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From the time EA announced that SimCity would need an always-on internet connection there was some rage brewing in the fan community. It's understandable rage too, because SimCity is the latest in a line of games that is loved, and still played by many,... >>

SimCity offline mode would be trivial to implement

SimCity offline mode would be trivial to implement

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According to an anonymous developer who has "close ties" to the game, it wouldn't be difficult for EA and Maxis to allow users to play offline. With the server side having only minimal involvement in the game, particularly in single player mode. In a... >>

EA makes U-turn on its move to use micro transactions in every game

EA makes U-turn on its move to use micro transactions in every game

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EA has changed its mind about a controversial recent decision to include a micro transactions system in every game. Blake Jorgensen, chief financial officer of EA Games made the U-turn statement: "I made a statement in the conference along the lines of... >>

EA to bring micro transactions to every console and PC game

EA to bring micro transactions to every console and PC game

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Gamers the world over are going to be fairly cheesed off about Electronic Arts' latest decision to bring micro transactions to console and PC games.  The controversial move was announced by Blake Jorgensen, the games developer's CFO, at a Morgan Stanley... >>

Crysis 3 now out, so here's a Pussycat Doll in her undercrackers and real-life exploding arrows (video)

Crysis 3 now out, so here's a Pussycat Doll in her undercrackers and real-life exploding arrows (video)

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Crysis 3 has been released by Electronic Arts for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC today and to celebrate, the publisher body-painted Pussycat Doll Ashley Roberts in a skin-tight (literally) Nanosuit to celebrate. Which is nice. But I'm a Celebrity... and Dancing... >>

Real Racing 3 hands-on preview: Taking mobile racing to a new level

Real Racing 3 hands-on preview: Taking mobile racing to a new level

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A weight of expectation rests on the shoulders of Real Racing 3, the latest instalment of the popular mobile racing game from EA.It was developed by the newly formed Firemonkeys studio in Australia, and Pocket-lint sat down with Michael De Graaf, its... >>

EA boss doesn't expect PS4 or Xbox 720 to be backwards compatible

EA boss doesn't expect PS4 or Xbox 720 to be backwards compatible

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Electronic Arts' chief financial officer Blake Jorgensen has revealed a few details from an insider's perspective about the next generation of consoles, affectionately dubbed Xbox 720 and PS4. And those hoping to play their current Xbox 360 and PS3 titles... >>

EA launches Origin game marketplace on Mac to take on Steam

EA launches Origin game marketplace on Mac to take on Steam

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EA has announced that its Origin game distribution platform for Mac is now available for the masses, weeks after being made available in alpha. Origin hopes to take on Steam in providing a marketplace for Mac-compatible games and social features for... >>

EA kills Medal of Honor brand

EA kills Medal of Honor brand

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Medal of Honor is no more. EA has repeatedly failed to reignite the series with sales being lost to the likes of Call of Duty and its own Battlefield franchise. The last game, Medal of Honor: Warfighter, was a particular dead duck for EA, receiving near... >>

Hands-on: SimCity review

Hands-on: SimCity review

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SimCity 2000 is one of the best games of all time. You might disagree, but if you do, then, well, you're wrong. The sim-plicity of the concept didn't stop it from being an amazing game. The hours you could happily sit in front of it were staggering. Back... >>

EA Sports MVP Carbon by Monster gaming headphones launched

EA Sports MVP Carbon by Monster gaming headphones launched

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Monster has teamed up with EA Sports to bring us the EA Sports MVP Carbon by Monster, seeing the headphone company launch its first gaming accessory. Partnerships between game and headphone companies are nothing new - there are the Gamecom Commander headphones... >>

EA iPhone and iPad app Christmas sale is here, FIFA 2013 now 69p

EA iPhone and iPad app Christmas sale is here, FIFA 2013 now 69p

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EA has kicked off its annual Christmas sale in the UK and the US, reducing the price of its games by up to 90 per cent, meaning 55 games from the publisher are either now free or just 69p. Games selling for 69p include FIFA 2013, Need for Speed Most Wanted,... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Need for Speed Most Wanted review (iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: Need for Speed Most Wanted review (iOS)

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The Need For Speed franchise is back and this time it's NFS Most Wanted on the iPad and iPhone. So buckle up, hit the gas and hold on tight: you’re in for the ride of your life. Or so claims the marketing blurb on the iTunes app page. Can it be that... >>

FIFA 13 Nintendo Wii U preview: What does the GamePad offer?

FIFA 13 Nintendo Wii U preview: What does the GamePad offer?

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Look carefully at the picture above. What do you see? Sure, it's FIFA 13 on the Nintendo Wii U, but look a little closer and you'll notice an aiming reticule on the Wii U's GamePad, just one of the clever features that's coming to FIFA 13 on Nintendo's... >>

EA gives away thousands of games by mistake

EA gives away thousands of games by mistake

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The generous folk at Electronic Arts gave away thousands of free titles over the weekend through its Origin store. Only they didn’t mean to.  The saga began with EA thanking a select few gamers for taking part in a survey by sending them a code that... >>

Medal of Honor Warfighter preview

Medal of Honor Warfighter preview

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Medal of Honor has been gradually edging its way back to great things for a few years now. Next in line to try to steal the Call of Duty crown: Medal of Honor Warfighter. Resting on the graphical laurels of Battlefield 3's Frostbite 2 engine, on the screen... >>