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  1. EA scores top marks for LGBT equality in the workplaceRead the original story

    Yesterday | Polygon

    ... , as well as including LGBT characters and same-sex relationships in its games, such as Mass Effect, Dragon Age and The Sims. Earlier this year, EA shrugged off its less flattering awards as Consumerist's Worst Company in America, defeating the ...

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  2. EA Games earns an A for LGBT employmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... a pioneer in home video gaming, producing popular games like Madden NFL, FIFA, Battlefield, Command & Conquer, and The Sims. It is poised for growth in 2015 with the releases of highly-anticipated games like Battlefield Hardline , Star Wars: ...

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  3. 'On a whim one night, I fired off a CV'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... on in California - a bet that paid off when he eventually landed a different job at Maxis as a lead designer on The Sims, a wildly popular franchise. From there, it was success after success, with Hutchinson moving up into the role of creative ...

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  4. 'Dragon Age: Inquisition' On Sale NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | PC Magazine

    ... date." As PCMag sister site IGN pointed out , Dragon Age: Origins, Dragon Age 2, the Mass Effect trilogy, and The Sims games all remain for sale via Origin in India, despite featuring same-sex romances. Stephanie began as a PCMag reporter in May ...

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  5. Dragon Age: Inquisition Pulled From Sale in India Over Homosexual Sex SceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | IGN

    ... game's homosexual sex scenes. However, Dragon Age: Origins and Dragon Age 2, the Mass Effect trilogy, and a raft of The Sims games remain available via Origin in India despite featuring same-sex romance options. EA has confirmed to IGN that the ...

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  6. Playing Call of Duty has long-term learning benefits for the brainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | VentureBeat

    ... $8 an hour to play one of two types of video games: one with lots of action (Unreal Tournament), and one without (The Sims). Those playing the fast-paced shooting performed better at a visual perception task, which the researchers suspect have ...

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  7. 'The Sims 4' Supernatural Expansion In Forum Discussion...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | International Business Times

    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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  8. Apple mobile devices in China targeted by WireLurker malwareRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 6 | ITworld

    ... a Chinese third-party application store called Maiyadi were found to have been seeded with WireLurker, including "The Sims 3," "International Snooker 2012" and "Pro Evolution Soccer 2014," according to Palo Alto's research paper. Over the last six ...

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  9. Apple malware is lurking on 'Angry Birds'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | MarketWatch

    "The Sims 3", "Bejeweled 3", "Angry Birds" and "NBA 2K13" are among the most downloaded of the apps on the China-based Maiyadi App Store infected with a new family of malware dubbed WireLurker, according to Palo Alto Networks Almost all of the 467 apps uploaded to the Maiyadi site during a two-week screening period, from April 30 to June 11, were infected, Palo Alto Networks said. Those four games alone racked up 86,248 downloads from Maiyadi as of Oct. 16, led by "The Sims 3" with 42,110 downloads and "Angry Birds", once the world's most popular app, with 14,009.

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  10. Why the danger and hysteria surrounding the WireLurker malware is overblownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

    ... App Store so popular? Well, it reportedly offers Mac apps for free, including popular titles such as Angry Birds , The Sims 3 , and Battlefield: Bad Company 2 . Remember kids, third party Mac App Stores are not your friends. Do not smoke with them ...

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  11. the Great British Winter Game Jam 2014 is HereRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Gamasutra

    ... GM at Electronic Arts, he has produced three of the most successful games on Facebook - totalling over 20M DAU (The Sims Social, Restaurant City, and Pet Society). Prior to that John worked at PlayStation, The Boston Consulting Group and the US ...

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  12. Electronic Arts' Q2 Revenues Driven By New Edition Of Sports Titles & Strong Digital GrowthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | Forbes.com

    ... y-o-y. The impressive quarterly performance was greatly boosted by the 3 major titles: Madden NFL 15, FIFA 15 and The Sims. Apart from these major titles, Battlefield 4, Titanfall, FIFA 14 and Plants Vs Zombies Garden Warfare performed pretty well ...

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  13. 'The Sims 4' Missing Features Unknown If Returning:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | International Business Times

    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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  14. EA chief expects Q2's revenue-growth momentum to continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | VentureBeat

    ... year ago. In after-hours trading, EA's stock price is up 2 percent to $38.35 a share. EA launched big games such as The Sims 4 and its mainstay sports titles, Madden NFL 15, FIFA 15, and NHL 15, in the quarter. In the second fiscal quarter, players ...

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  15. EA blows away Wall Street's earnings expectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | VentureBeat

    ... by $75 million to $4.175 billion and annual non-GAAP diluted EPS by $0.20 to $2.05." EA launched big games such as The Sims 4 and its mainstay sports titles, Madden NFL 15, FIFA 15, and NHL 15, in the quarter. In the second fiscal quarter, players ...

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  16. 'The Sims 4' November Patch: What You Can Expect To Be Included In Swimming Pools UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | International Business Times

    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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  17. Fantasy LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Gaming Nexus

    ... bad, but it turned me off a bit because I already dislike similar gameplay styles in titles like Animal Crossing or The Sims. Building relationships and alliances has always been more interesting to me than mowing my virtual lawn or finding the ...

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  18. Ubisoft announces Jade Raymond's departureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Bit-tech.net

    ... become Sony Online's first research and development group, Raymond became known for production skills first on The Sims Online for Electronic Arts and then Assassin's Creed at Ubisoft Montreal. The success of the latter franchise propelled Raymond ...

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  19. System Update: Classic video game controller keeps standing test of timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | New York Daily News

    ... side-scrollers. If there is a fault, it lies in the handling of real-time strategy games and titles such as The Sims, but even there, the controller can (and often does) find a way. The wildest thing? We've only just now entered this new console era ...

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  20. Trailer Roundup: In which names are in all caps and few things explodeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Gamasutra

    ... if you're interested in multiplayer, construction-themed town building with the kind of creative control found in The Sims, give this one a look. From the developer: "In the game the player controls a robot sent to investigate a mysterious, ...

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