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The story of Starflight, EA's sci-fi sandbox that laid the way for Mass Effect
The story of Starflight, EA's sci-fi sandbox that laid the way for Mass Effect
It's incredible to think that Starflight, developed by Binary Systems and one of the first games published by Electronic Arts, isn't better known today.
Want EA to Adjust Your Game Difficulty for You?
Want EA to Adjust Your Game Difficulty for You?
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EA gets golf game exclusivity for The Masters
EA gets golf game exclusivity for The Masters
In wake of 2K securing Tiger Woods rights, EA Sports PGA Tour becomes the only game with all four golf majors
Robot games: 11 of the best mech games on PC
Robot games: 11 of the best mech games on PC
What are the best robot games on PC? Strapping into an overpowered robot filled to the brim with rockets and lasers is a power fantasy as old as anime itself.
EA files dynamic difficulty system patent
EA files dynamic difficulty system patent
The patent covers a system that calculates the expected duration of a playing session based on the user's history, and adapts the difficulty in order to keep them player for longer
Apex Legends Developer Intends to Add More Game Modes This Year
Apex Legends Developer Intends to Add More Game Modes This Year
Design director Jason McCord says Respawn wants to introduce "other ways to play the game."
EA Patents Adaptive Difficulty System That Adjusts To Keep You Playing Longer
EA Patents Adaptive Difficulty System That Adjusts To Keep You Playing Longer
EA has patented a new dynamic difficulty system that can predict how long users play for and adjust the challenge accordingly.
EA dives deep into Mass Effect: Legendary Edition ‘gameplay calibrations’ and changes
EA dives deep into Mass Effect: Legendary Edition ‘gameplay calibrations’ and changes
EA revealed a ton of new details regarding Mass Effect: Legendary Edition gameplay today.
Mass Effect remaster will bring first game more in line with its sequels
Mass Effect remaster will bring first game more in line with its sequels
I've twice tried to get into the Mass Effect series and both times I've given up a few hours into the first game.
Mass Effect Legendary Edition: Rebalancing, tuning, & mechanical improvements
Mass Effect Legendary Edition: Rebalancing, tuning, & mechanical improvements
Ever since we announced Mass Effect Legendary Edition on N7 Day and revealed a first look at it earlier this year, your passion and excitement have blown us away.
Nintendo, Xbox and Ubisoft back digital-only E3 2021
Nintendo, Xbox and Ubisoft back digital-only E3 2021
But PlayStation and EA remain absent
Apex Legends Will Get ‘A Ton Of Titanfall’ Next Season
Apex Legends Will Get ‘A Ton Of Titanfall’ Next Season
Since Apex Legends launched in February 2019, players have been wanting more crossover content from its related Titanfall universe.
Knockout City gets a cross-platform open beta this weekend
Knockout City gets a cross-platform open beta this weekend
EA's 3v3 ball-flinger is free to try until April 4th.
Biomutant is Coming to EA Play Pro at Launch
Biomutant is Coming to EA Play Pro at Launch
The action RPG will be included EA's premium subscription service for PC.
EA announces new PGA Tour title
EA announces new PGA Tour title
Long-term deal will see the publisher return to the links for first time since 2015
EA is making a new PGA Tour game
EA is making a new PGA Tour game
A new 'long-term' deal with the PGA sees the publisher return its storied series.
EA Sports PGA Tour Announced
EA Sports PGA Tour Announced
EA Sports has announced that a new PGA Tour game is currently in development.
EA Announces EA Sports PGA Tour, a “Next-Gen” Golf Game
EA Announces EA Sports PGA Tour, a “Next-Gen” Golf Game
More details, including a launch date, will be confirmed later.
Oh Yeah? Well EA Is Making Its Own Damn Golf Game Again
Oh Yeah? Well EA Is Making Its Own Damn Golf Game Again
Two weeks ago 2K announced it signed Tiger Woods, the long-time face of EA’s defunct PGA Tour series, to an exclusive long-term contract for its PGA Tour 2K series.
EA announces next-gen golf game EA Sports PGA Tour
EA announces next-gen golf game EA Sports PGA Tour
EA has announced a next-gen golf game called EA Sports PGA Tour. The company said EA Sports PGA Tour, which is built using the Frostbite engine, will include many of the world's most famous courses, and lets you play against and as some of the biggest names in professional golf.
With no EA Fight Night in sight, Esports Boxing Club looks like it's got a good shot
With no EA Fight Night in sight, Esports Boxing Club looks like it's got a good shot
Esports Boxing Club is an in-development boxing game that certainly looks the part. It's in the works at Sheffield studio Steel City Interactive, and is due out in early access form on PC, and PlayStation and Xbox consoles. The video below runs through the fight mechanics and some of the career mode details, but it's the visuals that are the highlight. Read more
Battlefield 6 could have free-to-play features, battle pass
Battlefield 6 could have free-to-play features, battle pass
A leaked survey from EA suggests some of the possible features that could be in the next Battlefield game.
Anthem Director Leaves BioWare
Anthem Director Leaves BioWare
Jonathan Warner leaves after nearly a decade at the studio.
It Takes Two, Hazelight's great new co-op puzzle platformer, is out now
It Takes Two, Hazelight's great new co-op puzzle platformer, is out now
The next two player 'em up from Hazelight Studios is officially out now.
It Takes Two is a really fun way to tell a bit of a boring story
It Takes Two is a really fun way to tell a bit of a boring story
"I mean, I don't think we even get tax breaks anymore, so what's the point?"
The Sims 4 is getting bunk beds in a free update tomorrow
The Sims 4 is getting bunk beds in a free update tomorrow
I'm waiting for the elite builder bunk bed strats to drop
Dragon Age 4 New Concept Art Released
Dragon Age 4 New Concept Art Released
The post Dragon Age 4 New Concept Art Released appeared first on Fextralife. Dragon Age 4 gets new concept art, featuring a mage, check it out here! The post Dragon Age 4 New Concept Art Released appeared first on Fextralife.
Putting EA's claim
Putting EA's claim "you can acquire all items without spending money" in FIFA Ultimate Team to the test
EA has had a tough month. It's money-printing FIFA series has come under fire from multiple angles, but perhaps most shocking of all is the accusation an EA employee allegedly sold coveted Ultimate Team cards for thousands of pounds. Unconfirmed direct messages unearthed by the FIFA community appeared to show a company employee selling Icon cards in packages priced €750-1000.
Amazon is lowering prices on PC and Xbox games for the Spring Sale
Amazon is lowering prices on PC and Xbox games for the Spring Sale
Amazon's Spring Sale is in full swing, and a big part of that seems to be discounts on PC and Xbox gaming, with a particular emphasis on EA's back catalogue to boot.
Dragon Age 4 Shows off More New Concept Art
Dragon Age 4 Shows off More New Concept Art
BioWare's Christian Dailey teases out more new concept art for the upcoming RPG.
Battlefield 6 Reveal Coming in May – Rumour
Battlefield 6 Reveal Coming in May – Rumour
Journalist Jeff Grubb states a Battlefield 6 reveal is very close.
Feature: Plants Vs. Zombies Producer On Bringing EA's Frostbite Engine To Switch
Feature: Plants Vs. Zombies Producer On Bringing EA's Frostbite Engine To Switch
"From the onset, we maintained that this was not just going to be a simple port". From a fan's point of view, EA's support of Switch has had its ups and downs since Nintendo's hybrid console launched four years ago.
The live service gold rush hasn't stopped singleplayer games from thriving
The live service gold rush hasn't stopped singleplayer games from thriving
Even EA seems to be tapping the brakes on the 'everything is multiplayer' train.
New It Takes Two gameplay footage blooms from the garden
New It Takes Two gameplay footage blooms from the garden
It’s a very exciting time here at Hazelight.
EA accidentally makes FIFA Ultimate Team debug menu available to all on the FUT web app
EA accidentally makes FIFA Ultimate Team debug menu available to all on the FUT web app
EA accidentally made the FIFA Ultimate Team debug menu available to all on the FUT web app yesterday and in the process let players see their account settings in a way never publicly available before. Though the tools were visible, players couldn't use them to add content or make permanent changes to their own or anyone else's accounts, EA has insisted. However, at least one player was able to disable their own FUT transfer market access using these debug tools. Read more
EA Play Arrives on Xbox Game Pass for PC Today
EA Play Arrives on Xbox Game Pass for PC Today
Over 60 titles will be playable for PC Game Pass subscribers.
EA Play will add over 60 games to Xbox Game Pass for PC tomorrow
EA Play will add over 60 games to Xbox Game Pass for PC tomorrow
Subscribers will soon have access to the basic tier of EA's subscription service for no extra cost.
EA Play Is Coming To Xbox Game Pass For PC Tomorrow
EA Play Is Coming To Xbox Game Pass For PC Tomorrow
Microsoft has revealed that EA Play will be coming to Xbox Game Pass for PC tomorrow, giving subscribers access to games like Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and The Sims 4.
EA Play finally heads to Xbox Game Pass on PC
EA Play finally heads to Xbox Game Pass on PC
After a delay of several months, EA Play is finally making its way onto the PC version of Xbox Games Pass - and it's doing so tomorrow.
EA Play joins Xbox Game Pass for PC tomorrow
EA Play joins Xbox Game Pass for PC tomorrow
Delayed addition of publisher's subscription offering will go live with 60 PC games and monthly rewards for EA titles
Xbox Game Pass For PC Finally Gets EA Play Tomorrow
Xbox Game Pass For PC Finally Gets EA Play Tomorrow
Planned for release late last year but delayed until now, EA Play comes to Xbox Game Pass for PC tomorrow at no additional cost to subscribers, complete with the newly-added Star Wars: Squadrons. Read more...
EA Play is Coming to PC for Xbox Game Pass Members Starting Tomorrow
EA Play is Coming to PC for Xbox Game Pass Members Starting Tomorrow
Since teaming up with Electronic Arts, we’ve been working to provide Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and PC members an EA Play membership at no additional cost.
SSX Needs To Make A Comeback
SSX Needs To Make A Comeback
The beloved snowboarding franchise would fit well into EA's current portfolio.
EA will soon release new technology to tackle racism and toxicity in FIFA 21
EA will soon release new technology to tackle racism and toxicity in FIFA 21
Publisher has banned over 9,000 accounts and issues over 25,000 warnings or suspensions since October launch
EA Trying New Technology To Fight FIFA 21's Racism Problem
EA Trying New Technology To Fight FIFA 21's Racism Problem
While EA has issued over 25,000 warnings and suspensions, and banned over 9000 accounts for “inappropriate or offensive content” since the launch of FIFA 21 last year, it may shock you to learn that the game still has a problem with racist white folks using certain systems and game modes to act like assholes. Read more...
Jade Raymond Forms New Studio, Working On Unannounced Game For PlayStation
Jade Raymond Forms New Studio, Working On Unannounced Game For PlayStation
Former Assassin’s Creed producer and EA manager Jade Raymond announced the formation of a new Montreal-based independent studio called Haven today.
EA Promises to Tackle Racist and Other Offensive Content in FIFA With New Technology
EA Promises to Tackle Racist and Other Offensive Content in FIFA With New Technology
EA says that it plans to clamp down further on racist and offensive content in-game by implementing new technology.
EA vows to do more to tackle racist content in FIFA 21
EA vows to do more to tackle racist content in FIFA 21
In early March, EA issued a lifetime ban to a FIFA Ultimate Team player who racially abused Arsenal football legend Ian Wright on social media.
EA confirms "one or more" accounts involved in FIFA Ultimate Team scandal
EA confirms "one or more" accounts involved in FIFA Ultimate Team scandal
Publisher temporarily disables content granting as it investigates accusations of employees selling rare cards
EA Disables FIFA Discretionary Content Granting Indefinitely Amidst 'EA Gate' Scandal
EA Disables FIFA Discretionary Content Granting Indefinitely Amidst 'EA Gate' Scandal
Amidst the "EA Gate" scandal, EA has stopped all FIFA discretionary content granting indefinitely as it investigates the allegations of a possible employee selling rare FIFA 21 Ultimate Team items on a makeshift black market for real money.
EA suspends all discretionary FIFA Ultimate Team content granting indefinitely amid
EA suspends all discretionary FIFA Ultimate Team content granting indefinitely amid "EA Gate" scandal
EA has suspended all discretionary content granting indefinitely amid the ongoing "EA Gate" scandal that has rocked the FIFA series. Earlier this week Eurogamer reported on how the FIFA community had unearthed direct messages that appeared to show an EA employee selling coveted Ultimate Team cards for thousands of pounds on the black market. These direct messages mentioned FUT Icon cards in packages priced 750-1000 euros.
EA's problem with the Ultimate Team sales scandal | This Week in Business
EA's problem with the Ultimate Team sales scandal | This Week in Business
The publisher is investigating reports that an employee is selling rare cards in FIFA's loot box game mode, but its objections don't hold much weight
EA Job Listing Suggests Madden Could Be Coming To Switch
EA Job Listing Suggests Madden Could Be Coming To Switch
Madden hasn't appeared on Nintendo platforms since 2012. Madden NFL used to be a regular face on Nintendo platforms, but we've not seen it for nearly a decade after Madden NFL 13 on Wii U.
EA’s College Football Revival May Not Come Out Until 2023 – Rumor
EA’s College Football Revival May Not Come Out Until 2023 – Rumor
The return of college football to the digital realm may not arrive for a good while.
EA College Football reportedly won't launch until 2023
EA College Football reportedly won't launch until 2023
Internal document sent to schools by licensing group puts a date on EA's return to college sports
EA Partners With a Studio Co-Founded by Assassin's Creed Origins' Bayek Actor
EA Partners With a Studio Co-Founded by Assassin's Creed Origins' Bayek Actor
Silver Rain Games, which was founded by Assassin's Creed Origins' Bayek of Siwa actor Abubakar Salim and Melissa Philips, has partnered with Electronic Arts' EA Originals Label.
EA Investigating Allegations One Of Its Employees Sold Rare FIFA Ultimate Team Cards For Cash
EA Investigating Allegations One Of Its Employees Sold Rare FIFA Ultimate Team Cards For Cash
"If we identify improper conduct, we will take swift action". EA has confirmed that it is launching an internal investigation into allegations that one of its staff sold FIFA Ultimate Team cards for thousands of euros in cash (thanks, Eurogamer). The scandal – which now has its own hashtag on Twitter, "EAGate" – began when unconfirmed direct messages appeared online which suggested that an EA employee was selling FIFA Ultimate Team "Icon" cards for between 750 euros (around £642 / $895) and 1000 euros (£856 / $1,194).
A talk with the rainmakers of Silver Rain Games
A talk with the rainmakers of Silver Rain Games
As the studio signs with EA Originals, CEO Abubakar Salim and studio head Melissa Phillips talk about their motivations and ambitions
Assassin's Creed star's new indie studio gets major EA funding
Assassin's Creed star's new indie studio gets major EA funding
Silver Rain Games, the new developer co-founded by BAFTA-nominated Assassin's Creed star Abubakar Salim, will become the next team working under the EA Originals label.
EA Sports College Football Game Seemingly Won't Launch Until July 2023
EA Sports College Football Game Seemingly Won't Launch Until July 2023
According to documents obtained from the Collegiate Licensing Company, EA Sports College Football seemingly won't be released until July 2023.
Roblox Goes Public, Wall Street Decides It's Worth Six Bethesdas
Roblox Goes Public, Wall Street Decides It's Worth Six Bethesdas
The Roblox Corporation, maker of the online game creation platform Roblox, went public yesterday, selling shares in the company on the New York Stock Exchange for the first time since it was founded back in 2004.
EA investigating allegations of employee selling rare FIFA Ultimate Team cards
EA investigating allegations of employee selling rare FIFA Ultimate Team cards
Publisher promises "swift action" if claims of cards being sold for up to €1,700 prove true
FIFA 21 rocked by
FIFA 21 rocked by "EAGate" scandal after company employee is alleged to have sold coveted Ultimate Team cards for thousands of pounds
FIFA is currently embroiled in one of the biggest scandals to ever hit the game after an EA employee was alleged to have sold coveted Ultimate Team cards for thousands of pounds. Unconfirmed direct messages appear to show a company employee selling Icon cards in packages priced 750-1000 euros.
EA Is Investigating FIFA Scandal After Employee Allegedly Caught Selling Rare FUT Cards
EA Is Investigating FIFA Scandal After Employee Allegedly Caught Selling Rare FUT Cards
EA is investigating claims that an employee was selling rare FIFA 21 Ultimate Team cards for real money in a scandal called EA Gate.
EA Investigating Claims An Employee Has Been Selling Rare Items
EA Investigating Claims An Employee Has Been Selling Rare Items
EA makes most of its FIFA money from the game’s Ultimate Team mode, where fans spend real money in attempts to unlock elite players.
Roblox makes its stock market debut, goes toe-to-toe with EA
Roblox makes its stock market debut, goes toe-to-toe with EA
Roblox is suddenly rubbing shoulders with EA, blasting past the market cap of Take-Two and Ubisoft.
Video: Check Out This Side-By-Side Comparison Of Apex Legends Running On Switch And PS4 Pro
Video: Check Out This Side-By-Side Comparison Of Apex Legends Running On Switch And PS4 Pro
How's the Switch edition looking? After facing numerous delays and much speculation, EA's free-to-play battle royale Apex Legends finally arrived on Switch yesterday.
EA did the Wright thing | Podcast
EA did the Wright thing | Podcast
Latest episode also discusses Twitch's first transparency report and ongoing rumours of a 4K-ready Nintendo Switch
EA Motive is Working on an Established IP That Will Make Fans Happy – Rumour
EA Motive is Working on an Established IP That Will Make Fans Happy – Rumour
The developer of Star Wars: Squadrons seems to be at work on an interesting new project.
EA taking racism more seriously | This Week in Business
EA taking racism more seriously | This Week in Business
Banning a FIFA player who hurled racist abuse via Instagram shows that EA's "platform" rightly extends beyond the confines of the game
Apex Legends is adding a permanent solo queue option next week
Apex Legends is adding a permanent solo queue option next week
Though it doesn't sound like the best deal for solo players
EA Lawsuit Involving Dynamic Difficulty Adjustment Has Been Dismissed
EA Lawsuit Involving Dynamic Difficulty Adjustment Has Been Dismissed
The company has vowed to not use the technology as part of the dismissal.
EA bans FIFA player following racial abuse towards ex-footballer Ian Wright
EA bans FIFA player following racial abuse towards ex-footballer Ian Wright
The lifetime ban was issued after the player sent racist messages to Wright following a lost FIFA game