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EA opens 'Star Wars' studio in L.A.
Swedish studio and Battlefield developer DICE is preparing to start work on the Star Wars franchise with a new branch recruiting in Los Angeles, its focus fixed upon the creation of tie-in titles.
EA stops making games for Wii U
The news comes as a blow to Nintendo on the day that it is due to unveil a fresh marketing strategy to boost interest in the Wii U. EA revealed in an interview with tech news site Kotaku that it had halted work on Wii U games.
Thu May 16, 2013
Surrendering the (Online) Pass: What Next For EA On First Sale?
My colleague Paul Tassi, reporting on EA's abandoning of the Online Pass system, first confirmed to VentureBeat , sees it as a progressive step intended to begin the healing in the aftermath of two "Worst Company of the Year" awards, and speculates on what might happen next: Completely DRM free games? Elimination of Origin and conversion to Steam? ... (more)
Wed May 15, 2013
EA abandoning its online pass program
"Yes, we're discontinuing Online Pass," said John Reseburg, EA's senior director of corporate communication.
Warren Spector - Why Metacritic Should Be Irrelevant . The fact is, few of us will ever approach that Platonic ideal of art, commerce and critical acclaim achieved in equal measures.
Mon May 13, 2013
International Business Times
Big Plans for Xbox 720, Infinity Games to Feature Halo 5, Destiny & Mystery Game from EA?
Halo 4 has held quite a following, and ever since the official news of a Halo 5 was announced early this year by franchise head Frank O' Connor, many rumors have been circulating since then.
'Final Fantasy XIII-2 Ultimate Hits' and 'Digital...
Today, May 13, Square-Enix announced that 2011's " Final Fantasy XIII-2 " would join the ranks of it's Ultimate Hits collection.
Trend Hunter Magazine
Real-Life Video Game Amunition - The Mass Effect 3 Gun is Exclusive...
Mass Effect 3 gun fans will enjoy this full scale replica of the M-77 Paladin Pistol, which is now available for pre-order via BioWare.
Mass Effect 4 possibilities discussed by BioWare
Mass Effect 4 could feature one of the existing developed characters as its protagonist, potentially a Krogan like Grunt, Garrus Vakarian or even the Illusive Man.
Computer And Video Games
BioWare discusses potential Mass Effect spin-offs
A number of BioWare developers have discussed the potential for Mass Effect spin-offs, offering their ideal candidates for any future titles.
Fri May 10, 2013
'Mass Effect 4' story timeline hinted
The story timeline may have been revealed for the next video game in the "Mass Effect" series, which could be named "Mass Effect 4." According to a report by The Official Xbox Magazine on May 9, the upcoming title may be a prequel.
Thu May 09, 2013
'Mass Effect 4' developer to show new title at E3 2013
As E3 2013 creeps ever closer, select companies are beginning to discuss what software will be shown and their plans for the event.
EA's Frostbite 3 titles skipping Wii U
In a presentation by DICE technical development director Stefan Boberg obtained by NEOGaf , it has been revealed that Electronic Arts has 15 titles planned using the Frostbite 3 engine.
Wed May 08, 2013
Limited edition Mass Effect 3 Paladin pistol replica available for pre-order
BioWare has just revealed this snazzy real-life replica version of Mass Effect 3 's M-77 Paladin pistol, available for pre-order today.
Extreme Music Proudly Presents First Ever Two Steps From Hell Live Show
WALT DISNEY CONCERT HALL PERFORMANCE TO FEATURE ORIGINAL "EPIC ORCHESTRA" SCORES CREATED BY TRAILER MUSIC INDUSTRY TRAIL BLAZERS TWO STEPS FROM HELL /PRNewswire/ -- Extreme Music , the production music arm of SonyATV Music today announced it is bringing one of its highest profile artists, Two Steps From Hell, founded by Two Steps From Hell founders ... (more)
El33t's Question of the Day: There are no more game industry surprises - is this a good thing?
If you were to cast your mind back to the 90s, and an age where The Internet was still in its infancy and information was still spread through physical media like newspapers and magazines, you would find a game industry still brimming with surprises and secrets to thrill and delight gamers around the world.
Tue May 07, 2013
'Battlefield 4' PS4 and Xbox 720 screen features water effects
Another new screenshot has been revealed for the upcoming multiplatform title, "Battlefield 4," which should be heading to the PS4 and Xbox 720.
International Business Times
Mass Effect 3 For PC: Here's How To Get It For Free
Looking for a game that bleeds awesome? Are you a little light on the green? Maybe you're just a run of the mill cheapskate .
Cinema Blend News
DICE Says Frostbite 3 Star Wars, Battlefield Games Not Coming To Wii U
If you were hoping that any of the upcoming games from DICE - including the inevitable Star Wars games that EA has said that they're working on - would appear on Nintendo's Wii U...think again.
Tablet Tuesday: A refurbished Google Nexus 7 (32GB) for $129.99
Among Android purists, the Google Nexus is widely regarded as the top tablet. I don't necessarily agree with that assessment, but I do know a good deal on one when I see it.