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23 hrs ago | Missourian

Columbia College president issues video game challenge

Columbia College President Scott Dalrymple will host a Madden NFL video game tournament as a way to mark his inaugural year. "I must warn you: I've been practicing," Dalrymple tells his potential opponents in an announcement video full of trash talk on Youtube.

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Related Topix: Madden, EA Tiburon, Video Games, Madden NFL, Columbia, MO

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Brand Republic

Half-Term Reports 2014: Jam

Summary of the year so far: "Jam's been busy delivering a diverse portfolio of exciting work. We brought van Nistelrooy back with a massive online PR stunt to promote Xbox One and FIFA 14, unleashed 'The Pod' a social advocacy program we built for Nescafe, launched the first pay-by-picture pop-up restaurant for Birdseye and created a new brand perspective with a series of videos for Samsung Galaxy NotePRO.

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Related Topix: FIFA 14, iPhone and iPad App, EA Canada, Video Games

Detroit Free Press

'The Imitation Game' wins top award at Toronto film festival

The NHL says it isn't in expansion mode, but if top players had their way, they would like to see... Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley pose at 'The Imitation Game' press conference during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. The film recieved the Grolsch People's Choice award.

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Related Topix: Electronic Arts, NHL, Video Games, Hawking, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Benedict Cumberbatch, Up in the Air, Theater, Arts

Dynamo Theory

FIFA15 ratings are out, how did the Dynamo players make out?

A comparison of Dynamo player ratings between FIFA 14 and FIFA 15. Dynamo fans probably won't agree with most of the new numbers. Sarkodie should be a 67. Driver should be a 65. Lopez should be a 62. Beasley should stay a 69. Brad Davis certainly shouldn't drop any.

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Related Topix: FIFA 14, iPhone and iPad App, EA Canada, Video Games, Sports, Houston Dynamo, US Soccer

Cincinnati.com

TopScore Beercade to open below Rusconi Pizza

TopScore Beercade is set to open on the lower level of Downtown's Rusconi Pizza this Friday. #TopScore Beercade will feature local crafts , Tekken, Centipede, Golden Tee, Buck Hunter and Star Wars Return of the Jedi.

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Related Topix: Headphones, Activision, X-Men, Video Games, NBA JAM, Electronic Arts

VentureBeat

Ea Ceo Andrew Wilson explains how Ea Access feeds our need to 'steal'

You need to steal. That's what Electronic Arts chief executive officer believes about humans, and that belief led to the creation of the company's recently introduced subscription service.

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Related Topix: Battlefield!, Video Games, Electronic Arts, BioWare, Dragon Age, The, Deep Silver, FIFA 14, EA Canada

Basingstoke Gazette

Police appeal for witnesses following robbery at bus station

Between 10.30pm and 10:45pm, a 28-year-old man was waiting for a bus when he was approached by two men. One of the men threatened the victim with a knife, and the pair fled with his rucksack, which contained a Sony Playstation 4, a FIFA 14 game, and other personal items including a Michael Kors and Hindenburg watch.

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Related Topix: FIFA 14, iPhone and iPad App, EA Canada, Video Games, United Kingdom

Business News

Xbox One UK charts crown Destiny as new King

Microsoft 's Xbox One received one of this year's most anticipated games last week, and now it sits at number one in the charts. We all knew this would happen, right? Destiny launched on 9th September last week, with 50% of its sales on the Xbox consoles, and without any surprise it's now at number one in the charts.

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Related Topix: Madden, Turn 10, EA Tiburon, Forza Motorsport, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Crytek, Ryse, Microsoft Xbox, Ubisoft, Watch Dogs

Joystiq

Destiny claims biggest launch ever for new IP in UK history

Destiny sold more at launch in the UK than any other new intellectual property in gaming history, following Activision's claim it shipped $500 million worldwide last week. Bungie's shooter is the second game to break the new-IP record this year, the first being Watch Dogs in May. The most successful UK launch of any game ever still belongs to Grand Theft Auto 5 , but Destiny now boasts the biggest launch of 2014.

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Related Topix: Activision, Destiny, Bungie Software, Video Games, Watch Dogs, Ubisoft, Grand Theft Auto, Rockstar North, Rockstar Games, Ninja!, Mars, Electronic Arts, NHL, _No Company, Spiders

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Star Tribune

Video game review: 'Madden NFL 15'

"Madden NFL 15" may have come into this generation with its features intact, but there's still plenty of work to be done to bring all its elements up to snuff. The game looks sharp and is a step up from the first new-gen foray.

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Related Topix: Madden, EA Tiburon, Video Games, Madden NFL, The, Deep Silver, Entertainment, Television

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Five things to do in Toronto this weekend: Sept. 12 to 14

Joel Plaskett Emergency playing the Hamilton International Airport Main Stage in the heart of downtown during Super Crawl 2013. Joel Plaskett Emergency playing the Hamilton International Airport Main Stage in the heart of downtown during Super Crawl 2013.

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Related Topix: Electronic Arts, NHL, Video Games, Canada, Dance

Polygon

You can get this blue Xbox 360 in a Call of Duty bundle this fall

Microsoft is offering a blue-and-blue Xbox 360 in one of three different console bundles packed with multiple games, the company announced today . The bundle launches will begin next week with a black Xbox 360 featuring a 500 GB hard drive.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Kinect Adventures!, Video Games, Activision, Call of Duty , Madden, Kinect, EA Tiburon, Microsoft Game Studios, Rare Ltd., Kinect Sports, X360

The Post-Standard

College president challenges students to Madden video game, will play as Buffalo Bills

The president of Columbia College in Columbia, Mo., is willing to put his money on the line for the Buffalo Bills . Scott Dalrymple, the 17th president of Columbia College, will be holding a video game tournament as part of his inauguration festivities.

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Related Topix: Madden, EA Tiburon, Video Games, Columbia, MO, Electronic Arts, Madden NFL 25

Eurogamer

Fancy-pants FIFA 15 TV ad is virtual reality football

A new FIFA game is around the corner - and so EA has created a fancy-pants TV ad that once again spares no expense. The commercial, below, puts a number of players into the game, as in, like an Iron Man-style in-suit virtual reality mode.

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Related Topix: Madden, EA Tiburon, Video Games

NewsOK.com

Sponsors keep close watch on NFL investigation

Major brand sponsors are watching closely to make sure the National Football League doesn't fumble the investigation into how its executives handled evidence in the Ray Rice domestic violence case. For big companies like Anheuser-Busch, General Motors and Procter & Gamble, an NFL sponsorship is a coveted prize.

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Related Topix: Madden, EA Tiburon, Video Games, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Thu Sep 11, 2014

IGN

Vote for Your Favorite Game of August 2014

IGN Editors nominated five games for Best Game of August 2014. The spectrum of nominees ranges from the superb final chapter of The Walking Dead to the annual football blockbuster Madden NFL 15. We'll be revealing our winners on September 17, so stay tuned to see who reigns supreme.

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Related Topix: Madden, EA Tiburon, Video Games

IGN

PS4 Is the Best-Selling Console 8 Months in a Row

PlayStation 4 is the best-selling platform for the eighth month in a row, Sony told IGN, with Madden NFL 15 on PS4 taking the "#1 spot for overall software sales." Xbox One sales nearly doubled in August compared to July, a Microsoft representative told IGN.

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Related Topix: Madden, EA Tiburon, Video Games, SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE, Madden NFL, Minecraft, X360

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Komets Sign Martin, Send Wolfe To Alaska

The Komets announced Thursday that James Martin has agreed to terms and becomes the eighth defenseman to take a spot on the Fort Wayne preseason roster. Martin, 23, spent most of his third pro year last season skating 51 games with Alaska in the ECHL scoring career highs of 15 assists and 17 points before collecting the Kelly Cup Championship with the Aces.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Canada, Electronic Arts, NHL, Video Games

IGN

Daily Deals: $50 off Astro A40, Wii U Mario Kart Bundle, Xbox One deals, $360 PS4

What a perfect time for this sale, what with Destiny and all. Get the A40, with MixAmp, for $150.

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Related Topix: Madden, EA Tiburon, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, X360, Microsoft Xbox, Nintendo, Mario Kart, Wii U

Deseret News

11 jobs that need women ... and men

Women and men are always entering the workforce. But some jobs are looking for more men than women, and more women than men.

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Related Topix: NHL, Electronic Arts, Video Games, Education Etc.

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