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VIDEO: The Inbetweers Movie - Sims style

VIDEO: The Inbetweers Movie - Sims style

By 17 August 2011

Timed for the release of The Inbetweeners Movie today, Electronic Arts has parodied the film's trailer by remaking it using The Sims 3. And, unlike many games-related remakes, we've got to admit that EA has got the four main characters from the film (and... >>

EA CEO gives 3D gaming a dressing down

EA CEO gives 3D gaming a dressing down

By 2 August 2011

The CEO of Electronics Arts, John Riccitiello, has given 3D gaming somewhat of a dressing down, casting doubts regarding its profitability. When 3D saw its re-emergence back in 2010, the web was awash with excitement on how it was going to change the... >>

EA mobile gaming gets a power-up with PopCap acquisition

EA mobile gaming gets a power-up with PopCap acquisition

By 13 July 2011

EA, already a massive player in the mobile gaming arena, has purchased Bejeweled publisher PopCap Games in a deal that could be worth up to $1.3 billion. EA has paid $650 million, plus $100m in stock, with the deal expected to be finalised in August.... >>

EA announces cross platform mobile and PC connectivity for Origin network

EA announces cross platform mobile and PC connectivity for Origin network

By 8 July 2011

EA's Origin download and social network has finally found a home on mobiles - with the company announcing that it would function on both PC and smartphones.  Origin is EA's gaming download store and social network, similar to Valve's Steam except with... >>

EA on search for female face for Need for Speed

EA on search for female face for Need for Speed

By 4 July 2011

Electronic Arts has announced a competition for female petrol heads complete with 10,000 euro prize pot.  The aim is to find a new female face for the Need For Speed franchise. The competition begins with a UK regional competition, which can be entered... >>

EA: Pre-order FIFA 12 to enjoy free goodies

EA: Pre-order FIFA 12 to enjoy free goodies

By 1 July 2011

EA wants to make sure lots of people pre-order the latest edition of FIFA, FIFA 12 when it comes out later this year. How do we know that? Because those that do order before the 27 September in North America and 30 September in the rest of the world... >>

Shadows of the Damned review
3.5 out of 5

Shadows of the Damned review

By 29 June 2011

Shadows of the Damned is - unquestionably - one of those “love it or hate it” experiences. Admittedly, the “hate it” side is holding most of the ammunition. The result of a collaboration between Shinji Mikami, creator of Resident Evil, and Suda51,... >>

PopCap being picked up for over $1 billion

PopCap being picked up for over $1 billion

By 23 June 2011

PopCap, the mastermind behind the hugely addictive Plants vs Zombies and Bejeweled is set to be bought for in excess of $1 billion.  Current rumours point to Electronic Arts as the buyer. Zynga had allegedly been involved in the deal but as TechCrunch's... >>

E3 Quick Play: Mass Effect 3

E3 Quick Play: Mass Effect 3

By 15 June 2011

Available for the first time on three platforms – Xbox 360, PS3, and PC, Mass Effect is back (well kind of if you count a March 2012 release date being back). Still will it be any good, will the wait be worthwhile, and what happens to Commnander Shepard?... >>

E3 Quick Play: Battlefield 3

E3 Quick Play: Battlefield 3

By 14 June 2011

Battlefield is back and ready for you to play the third instalment of the multiplayer game, but can it compare to the second outing, will it beat Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, and has it got enough to take out Ubisoft’s Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon... >>