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Titanfall Sales Q4 2014

Titanfall sales totaled nearly 1 million after just three weeks

May 7th, 2014

Ahead of its release back in Mach, Titanfall was rumored to have helped Microsoft sell as many as 1 million Xbox Ones. That rumor was never confirmed nor denied, but now we know how many copies of Titanfall sold last quarter, and it looks like the rumor is at least plausible. According to NPD numbers cited by COO Peter …

SimCity For Mac Bugs

EA accused of botching SimCity for Mac launch [updated]

August 30th, 2013

It may be time to wonder if some malevolent entity has placed a curse on the SimCity franchise. TUAW points out that EA forums have been flooded with complaints from Mac users who say that the recently released SimCity for Mac is unplayable. The biggest complaint seems to be that the game won’t let users …

EA Games Wii U

Another blow for Nintendo: Next-gen EA games will skip the Wii U

May 8th, 2013

Things keep getting darker for video game giant Nintendo. The news that the company’s previous-generation Wii console outsold the new Wii U during the first quarter really put Nintendo’s troubles in perspective, and now more bad news has emerged for the video game giant. As picked up in a report from Joystiq, an Electronic Arts …

SimCity PR Nightmare

SimCity PR nightmare escalates

March 13th, 2013

Over the past couple of days, “SimCity” has eclipsed “Pope” in global search volume. Electronic Arts has finally created something that has captivated the world with an intoxicating melange of drama, tragedy and sick humor. Too bad all of these elements emerge from EA’s project management, not the game itself. The first stage of the …

Madden NFL 13 sells franchise-record 900,000 copies during first day

August 30th, 2012

Electronic Arts (EA) has apparently succeeded in convincing gamers that the newest version of its popular Madden franchise is more than just another roster update. EA on Thursday announced that it sold 900,000 copies of Madden NFL 13 during its first day of availability, representing a franchise record for the current console generation. The latest version of …

EA gives Microsoft a reprieve from game developer anger, embraces Windows Phone 8

August 13th, 2012

Although some outspoken game developers have recently delivered some harsh criticism of Microsoft’s (MSFT) impending Windows 8 personal computer platform, Electronic Arts (EA) thinks that the smartphone version of the platform works just fine. Bloomberg reports that EA sees Windows Phone 8 as “central to its handset strategy” and is in talks with Microsoft to bring its …

Crysis 3 gameplay trailer released [video]

April 25th, 2012

Electronic Arts and Crytek last week announced the highly anticipated next installment of the Crysis franchise, Crysis 3, alongside a 19-second teaser trailer. On Tuesday, the two companies issued the official gameplay trailer that showcases the game’s stunning graphics. The third installment of Crysis is set in 2047, and users control protagonist “Prophet” as he returns …

The iPad could be the future of gaming

March 13th, 2012

With Friday’s release of the new iPad, Epic Games president Mike Capps has offered a huge amount of praise for Apple’s new tablet in the context of video games. “Apple is definitely building their devices as if they care a lot about ‘triple-A’ games,” said Capps, in an interview with Reuters. Only the highest-quality games …