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20 hrs ago | International Business Times

'The Sims 4' Disappointing In-Game Factors And Pixelated Downloadable Pirated Copies

Certain elements on "The Sims 4" are missing, which already appeared on "The Sims 3." It is unknown yet when these elements will return and in what type of expansion pack or downloadable content. A presentation of "The Sims 4" is given at the Electronic Arts World Premiere: E3 2014 Preview press conference at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, June 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: Electronic Arts, Maxis, The Sims 4, Video Games, The Sims, The Sims Studio, Playfish

Yesterday | VentureBeat

Ex-EA boss John Riccitiello: 'Anyone who cares about games won' the console wars

If the former Electronic Arts CEO has a secret to his success, it's not by being a game industry historian. While his GamesBeat 2014 session was meant to focus on the winner of the console wars in the last console generation, Riccitiello couldn't help but get sidetracked by his excitement for the present and future of gaming, even beyond traditional consoles.

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Related Topix: LucasArts, Star Wars, Video Games, Startups, Electronic Arts, Activision, Call of Duty , X360, Microsoft Xbox

Monday | Joystiq

The White House's game jam focused on education

Pizza boxes, crowded computer labs and an overworked coffee maker these are common sightings at plenty of game jams, but the interior of the White House and Secret Service members are a bit more uncommon. USA Today reports that 100 developers saw both when they gathered in Washington, D.C. for a game jam, an event sponsored by the White House to specifically focus on education.

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Related Topix: Video Games, Rovio Mobile, Nintendo, Angry Birds, Playfish

Sun Sep 14, 2014

International Business Times

'The Sims 4' Game Guide: 7 Causes Of Death And How To Bring Back Dead Sims

A presentation of "The Sims 4" is given at the Electronic Arts World Premiere: E3 2014 Preview press conference at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, June 9, 2014. The event takes place on the eve of the annual three-day Electronic Entertainment Expo video game conference.

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Related Topix: Electronic Arts, Maxis, The Sims 4, Video Games, The Sims, The Sims Studio, Playfish

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Investor's Business Daily

Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts ' "Madden NFL 15" video game and new consoles from Microsoft and Sony led U.S. retail game sales higher for a 7th straight month vs. a year ago in Aug., NPD said. Sales of new video game hardware, software and accessories at U.S. retail stores rose 8% to $561 mil, the report said.

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Related Topix: Madden, EA Tiburon, EA Sports, Video Games, Playfish, Madden NFL

Wed Sep 10, 2014

International Business Times

'The Sims 4' Mods: Captain America, Grim Reaper And Sex Pistols Leather Jacket Outfits

Three outfit mods are downloadable for interested "The Sims 4" players. These mods allow Sims to dress up like Captain America, the Grim Reaper or put on the Sex Pistols leather jacket.

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Related Topix: Electronic Arts, Maxis, The Sims 4, Video Games, Playfish

IGN

EA Reacts to Apple iPhone 6 and Watch Announcements

Electronic Arts has made a statement sharing their excitement over the announcements of Apple's new iPhone 6 and Watch. "Here's what was obvious: the combination of the beautiful screen, stronger processing power, better battery life and increased storage capacity tells us that we're getting to next generation console-level capabilities with the new devices.

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Related Topix: Peggle, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Startups, Electronic Arts

International Business Times

Top 10 Video Games That Gamers Want To Buy Including...

Nielsen Holdings N.V. which provides measurement data and information about various subjects including consumer behaviour around the world has released its top 10 list of games to buy next. According to Nielsen, the data was obtained using their Nielsen Video Game Tracking which asks gamers every week this question: "Which video game are you most looking forward to buying next?" For the first week of September 2014, from Sept.

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Related Topix: Best of 2007, Activision, Destiny, Video Games, Bungie Software, Madden, EA Tiburon, EA Sports, Playfish

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

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International Business Times

'The Sims 4' Mods: How To Improve Lighting, Add Body Hair For Males And Michael Jackson

A presentation of "The Sims 4" is given at the Electronic Arts World Premiere: E3 2014 Preview press conference at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, June 9, 2014. The event takes place on the eve of the annual three-day Electronic Entertainment Expo video game conference.

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Related Topix: Electronic Arts, Maxis, The Sims 4, Video Games, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Playfish

Sun Sep 07, 2014

International Business Times

'The Sims 4' Mod: How To Remove Censor And How To Slow Down Game Clock Speed

A presentation of "The Sims 4" is given at the Electronic Arts World Premiere: E3 2014 Preview press conference at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, June 9, 2014. The event takes place on the eve of the annual three-day Electronic Entertainment Expo video game conference.

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Related Topix: Electronic Arts, Maxis, The Sims 4, Video Games, The Sims, The Sims Studio, Playfish

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Polygon

PopCap co-founder John Vechey leaves studio

John Vechey, one of the three co-founders of Bejeweled and Plants vs. Zombies developer PopCap Games, is leaving the company, parent company Electronic Arts announced today. In a memo to PopCap employees published to EA's The Beat blog , Vechey said a sabbatical from the studio allowed him to "take a step back to appreciate what I have in life, and what the future has in store."

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Related Topix: PopCap, Plants vs. Zombies, Bejeweled , Peggle, Video Games, Startups, Electronic Arts, Non-Profit

Wed Sep 03, 2014

International Business Times

DLC News: 'Watch Dogs' Bad Blood, 'Destiny'...

A presentation of "The Sims 4" is given at the Electronic Arts World Premiere: E3 2014 Preview press conference at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, June 9, 2014. The event takes place on the eve of the annual three-day Electronic Entertainment Expo video game conference.

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Related Topix: Ubisoft, Activision, Destiny, Watch Dogs, Video Games, Bungie Software, Battlefield!, Playfish, Electronic Arts, Maxis, The Sims 4

Seeking Alpha

Electronics Arts Embraces The Shift To The Digital Platform

EA's packaged goods revenues have been in decline the past 4 years, while is digital platform revenues have been steadily increasing.

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Related Topix: Shift , vilivolcini, Video Games, Madden, EA Tiburon, EA Sports, Startups, Electronic Arts, Gamestop, Retail, GameStop

Mon Sep 01, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Electronic Arts's "Outperform" Rating Reaffirmed at Zacks

's stock had its "outperform" rating reiterated by Zacks in a research report issued on Monday.

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Related Topix: Startups, Electronic Arts, Playfish

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Why Electronic Arts Stock Is A Good Investment Right Now

Electronic Arts has compelling valuation metrics and strong earnings growth prospects; its PEG ratio is very low at 0.80.

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Related Topix: Madden, EA Tiburon, Video Games, EA Sports, Playfish, The, Deep Silver, X360, Microsoft Xbox

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Electronic Arts: Going Digital, Going For 30% Margins?

EA's recently-announced Access initiative will increase the amount of recurring revenues and the weight of digital revenues within the revenue mix.

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Related Topix: Playfish, Activision, Video Games, Software, The, Deep Silver, Sony

Seeking Alpha

Electronic Arts: Going Digital, Going For 30% Margins?

EA's recently-announced Access initiative will increase the amount of recurring revenues and the weight of digital revenues within the revenue mix.

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Related Topix: Playfish, The, Video Games, Deep Silver, Activision, Software, Sony

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

It's making every business a software business. At CA World '14, Nov. 9 - 12, CA Techn... )--Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced today the addition of three PIXMA Wireless1 Inkjet Photo All-In-One printers - the PIXMA ... )--PopCap Games, a division of Electronic Arts Inc. today released Plants vs. Zombies Garden ... (more)

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Related Topix: Printers, Gigoptix

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