News items tagged with electronic arts

‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) has announced the nominees for the 16th annual Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain (D.I.C.E.) Awards. Leading the pack this year is thatgam...

By Jeff Schille on 16 October 2018
Nominees Announced for 2012 Canadian Videogame Awards

Nominees Announced for 2012 Canadian Videogame Awards

report this adThe third annual Canadian Videogame Awards takes place in less than a month and the nominees for this year’s awards were unveiled earlier this week. With...

By Rob Keyes on 07 October 2018
Trailer Roundup: Spec Ops: The Line, The Witcher, Ghost Recon Future Soldier

Trailer Roundup: Spec Ops: The Line, The Witcher, Ghost Recon Future Soldier

Howdy fellas, it’s that time of the week again – to set your sights on a hoard of entertaining new video game trailers! There’s a lot of good ones this week. Some de...

By Tyler Schirado on 05 October 2018
Could 'Battlefield' Games Embrace Early Access

Could 'Battlefield' Games Embrace Early Access

As one of Electronic Arts’ best selling franchises, any game in the Battlefield series is going to have high expectations attached...

By Jasmine Henry on 04 September 2018
Criterion Teases Big Announcement in the Next Few Months

Criterion Teases Big Announcement in the Next Few Months

Criterion Games has been a bit quite since the release of Burnout CRASH! last year, and today we found out why. Criterion has been hard at work at a new title which they have been teasing on Twitter...

By Dwayne Holder on 03 September 2018
Tyler, The Creator Reignites Demand for Skate 4

Tyler, The Creator Reignites Demand for Skate 4

When Skate 4 wasn’t announced at E3 2017, fans were incredibly disappointed as they have been waiting years for the skateboarding sim...

By Jasmine Henry on 03 September 2018
EA Community Manager Tweets Skate 4 Tease

EA Community Manager Tweets Skate 4 Tease

UPDATE: Despite the Community Manager’s tease, Electronic Arts says Skate 4 is not in active development. Read the full story. Skateb...

By Alexander Pan on 03 September 2018
A Brief History of EA's Closed Studios

A Brief History of EA's Closed Studios

When Visceral Games was closed by Electronic Arts, many long-terms fans of the developer were disappointed. After all, Visceral Games...

By Rob Gordon on 03 September 2018
Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

The complete list of 2011 Spike Video Game Awards nominees have been announced! Every year since 2003, Spike has honored the best i...

By Tyler Schirado on 03 September 2018
Skate 4 Retail Listing Sparks Hope Once Again

Skate 4 Retail Listing Sparks Hope Once Again

Skate 4 is not a game that officially exists but it is a game that fans would very much like to play. Those desperate for a new entry...

By Jasmine Henry on 03 September 2018
Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Teaser

Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Teaser

With just a week to go until its release, anticipation is building rapidly for Criterion‘s forthcoming Need for Speed Hot Pursuit....

By Phillipe Bosher on 03 September 2018
Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit DLC

Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit DLC

Criterion Games knows a thing or two about DLC, especially after adding several downloadable packs – many of them free – to the wildly popular Burnout Paradise. When they jumped in the drivers sea...

By Dwayne Holder on 03 September 2018
EA Talks Up ‘Medal of Honor 2’ & New ‘Need For Speed’ As 2012 Releases

EA Talks Up ‘Medal of Honor 2’ & New ‘Need For Speed’ As 2012 Releases

Like Activision has multiple Call of Duty developers (Infinity Ward, Treyarch, Sledgehammer Games) which allows them to release a n...

By Rob Keyes on 03 September 2018
Need for Speed Hot Pursuit

Need for Speed Hot Pursuit

Need for Speed Hot Pursuit looks better with every trailer, and today we have a new one showing what the street racers of Secrest County are up against. So far we’ve seen a lot of the new Criterion...

By Dwayne Holder on 03 September 2018
Shadow of the Damned

Shadow of the Damned

Now, in conjunction with composer Akira Yamaoka (Silent Hill), and with the backing of powerhouse publisher Electronic Arts, Mikami and Suda 51 are about to unleash their brand new “psychological...

By Jeff Schille on 03 September 2018
Game Ranter Banter: Medal Of Honor: Warfighter, Mass Effect 3 DLC, New Pokemon Games & More!

Game Ranter Banter: Medal Of Honor: Warfighter, Mass Effect 3 DLC, New Pokemon Games & More!

It’s almost March, which means one thing… it’s almost time for Mass Effect 3! Yes, we know many of you are replaying Mass Effect 2 (or maybe even the first game!) in anticipation to get your Shepard...

By Anthony Mole on 03 September 2018
Game Rant Video Game Awards: Nominations

Game Rant Video Game Awards: Nominations

The wave of major new video game releases has finally settled as 2011 winds down and we prepare to celebrate the new year. But be...

By Rob Keyes on 03 September 2018
Shadows Of The Damned

Shadows Of The Damned

The gaming industry for the most part tends to take itself very seriously. As games begin drawing upon Hollywood-style production v...

By Ryan Blanchard on 03 September 2018
Grasshopper Manufacture Interested in ‘Shadows of The Damned 2’

Grasshopper Manufacture Interested in ‘Shadows of The Damned 2’

Grasshopper Manufacture is known for making some eccentric games, and Shadows of the Damned was no exception. Despite poor sales th...

By Anthony Mole on 01 September 2018
Fans Are Mad Electronic Arts Didn't Announce Skate 4

Fans Are Mad Electronic Arts Didn't Announce Skate 4

Skate 4 was not announced during EA’s E3 2017 press conference yesterday, much to fans’ disappointment. Rumors and speculation about...

By Jasmine Henry on 19 August 2018
Maxis: Three Decades of Sims

Maxis: Three Decades of Sims

In a move that surprised many gamers, publisher Electronic Arts today closed down Sims developer Maxis Emeryville. In a statement p...

By Boston Blake on 19 August 2018
DICE Claims ‘Battlefield 4’ Will Fix The Mistakes of ‘BF3’

DICE Claims ‘Battlefield 4’ Will Fix The Mistakes of ‘BF3’

For fans of the FPS genre of shooter who know that sales numbers don’t tell the entire story, it’s hard to think of a more respected development studio than DICE, the makers of the Battlefield serie...

By Andrew Dyce on 19 August 2018
EA: ‘Battlefield’ vs. ‘Call of Duty’ Competition ‘Good For The Industry’

EA: ‘Battlefield’ vs. ‘Call of Duty’ Competition ‘Good For The Industry’

For the past five years Electronic Arts has been trying to take a bite out of Activision’s stranglehold in the modern FPS market. While Call of Duty has long been the record-breaking shooter champio...

By Mike Staub on 19 August 2018
Battlefield Developers Lost Player Trust

Battlefield Developers Lost Player Trust

To say that Battlefield 4 had a troubled launch would be to put it mildly. Since the sequel’s debut in fall 2014, fans have been la...

By Anthony Taormina on 19 August 2018
EA Survey Reveals ‘Battlefield 4’ Ideas Including Dinosaurs, DLC & Naval Combat

EA Survey Reveals ‘Battlefield 4’ Ideas Including Dinosaurs, DLC & Naval Combat

Before Dragon Age 3 was officially announced last year a leaked survey revealed key character and plot details from the game. The i...

By Rob Keyes on 19 August 2018
Electronic Arts Says Skate 4 Isn't In Development

Electronic Arts Says Skate 4 Isn't In Development

Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson shuts down the recent rumors of Skate 4 being in development, plainly stating that the game is not currently being worked on. Just a few days ago, EA senior community...

By John Jacques on 19 August 2018
Will ‘Battlefield 4’ Progress Be Shared Between Platforms?

Will ‘Battlefield 4’ Progress Be Shared Between Platforms?

In October 2011, we reviewed Battlefield 3 for the Xbox 360, but those of us interested in the game continued to play on with the PC version because the console version was lacking and current-gen s...

By Rob Keyes on 18 August 2018
New Spore Game to be Announced at Comic Con

New Spore Game to be Announced at Comic Con

If you’ve checked out this year’s San Diego Comic Con schedule, as most of us have done whether we are attending or not, then you may have noticed a panel on Saturday for, “a brand new, Sci-Fi Actio...

By Jon Lavallee on 17 August 2018
Electronic Arts Made Over $10 Million Dollars From Online Pass

Electronic Arts Made Over $10 Million Dollars From Online Pass

$15 million is a lot of money – overshadowing an already staggering $10 million. Whether or not you’re a single individual who has come into that kind of cash or you’re Electronic Arts and you just...

By Trung Bui on 17 August 2018
Patrick Soderlund is Leaving Electronic Arts

Patrick Soderlund is Leaving Electronic Arts

Longtime Electronic Arts executive Patrick Söderlund is leaving the company after spending 12 years rising through its ranks. Söderlund, now 44, was the CEO of DICE prior to its acquisition by Electro...

By John Jacques on 17 August 2018
North America Nintendo 3DS Launch Titles

North America Nintendo 3DS Launch Titles

The wait is almost over. The Nintendo 3DS launches in North America in just over a month, and gamers who plan to take the system ho...

By Jeff Schille on 14 August 2018
The Sims 3 'Barnacle Bay'

The Sims 3 'Barnacle Bay'

Game Rant’s Elliot Volkman reviews The Sims 3: Barnacle Bay Lower the sails and prepare to drop anchor; we’ve spotted a new island! The Sims 3 has officially released a new world located in the Sim...

By Elliot Volkman on 13 August 2018
The Sims 4: First Details

The Sims 4: First Details

The next entry in Maxis‘ multi-award-winning Sims series may be just around the street corner. The fourth edition of the perennially popular ‘life tycoon’ title was first unveiled back in May of thi...

By Samuel James Riley on 12 August 2018
‘Gran Turismo 5’ Is Far From Perfect, According To EA and Codemasters

‘Gran Turismo 5’ Is Far From Perfect, According To EA and Codemasters

Anyone who has been paying attention to the ongoing saga of Gran Turismo 5 knows that the game didn’t take as long as it did to be...

By Andrew Dyce on 11 August 2018
'Battlefield 4: Second Assault' Maps

'Battlefield 4: Second Assault' Maps

It’s been two years since the release of Battlefield 3 and its successor is now available for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360, with next-gen consoles versions releasing in the coming weeks. We played through w...

By Rob Keyes on 10 August 2018
Battlefield V Reveals New Airborne Multiplayer Mode

Battlefield V Reveals New Airborne Multiplayer Mode

Despite some initial controversy surrounding its reveal trailer, Battlefield V appears to be enjoying a mostly positive reception so...

By Jacob Bukacek on 09 August 2018
FIFA 19 Adding a Survival Mode

FIFA 19 Adding a Survival Mode

About a couple of months ago, Electronic Arts featured the first look at FIFA 19 with a trailer during its EA Play conference ahead of E3 2018, with the video game publisher and developer having then...

By Kyle Sledge on 07 August 2018
Def Jam: Fight for NY Sequel Teased?

Def Jam: Fight for NY Sequel Teased?

Def Jam: Fight for NY may be a couple of console generations old at this point, but the game is still remembered fondly as one of the best fighting games of its era. Unfortunately, Def Jam: Icon was m...

By Dalton Cooper on 07 August 2018
Is EA's Origin Access Premier Subscription Worth It?

Is EA's Origin Access Premier Subscription Worth It?

This week, EA launched a higher priced version of its Origin Access subscription service. Priced at $14.99 a month (or $99.99 a year), Origin Access Premier offers a few more benefits than the more af...

By Jasmine Henry on 06 August 2018
Battlefield 1 Review

Battlefield 1 Review

Battlefield 1 is a nice changeup to the current state of shooters, providing massive warfare with an old-timey twist that any FPS co...

By Riley Little on 04 August 2018
Titanfall 2 Review

Titanfall 2 Review

Respawn Entertainment delivers on its promise for a memorable campaign and entertaining multiplayer with Titanfall 2, a polished titl...

By John Jacques on 04 August 2018
Battlefield 4: Custom Vehicle Emblems & Dual Monitors

Battlefield 4: Custom Vehicle Emblems & Dual Monitors

Ask any inner-child and they’ll tell you; life just isn’t as sweet without stickers. From sports stars to screeching cars, those little adhesive emblems come in every shape and size, except it seems...

By Samuel James Riley on 03 August 2018
Mass Effect: Andromeda Multiplayer Microtransactions

Mass Effect: Andromeda Multiplayer Microtransactions

Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s multiplayer will feature card packs and microtransactions, as well as a “prestige” system that allows playe...

By Jasmine Henry on 20 July 2018
Destiny and Overwatch Influenced Mass Effect Andromeda

Destiny and Overwatch Influenced Mass Effect Andromeda

Bioware says fans will notice how “fluid, dynamic, and fast-paced” the gameplay of Mass Effect Andromeda is, in part due to the influence of popular shooters. Mass Effect Andromeda will be the end of...

By Weston Albert on 20 July 2018
Mass Effect Andromeda Stills Highlight Biotic Powers

Mass Effect Andromeda Stills Highlight Biotic Powers

Developer BioWare releases a handful of new screenshots for its forthcoming science fiction title Mass Effect: Andromeda that highlig...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 July 2018
Mass Effect: Andromeda Won't Have Classes

Mass Effect: Andromeda Won't Have Classes

BioWare reveals that Mass Effect: Andromeda will do away with the traditional class system of past games, in favor of a progression w...

By Anthony Taormina on 20 July 2018
ME: Andromeda's Ryder to Get a McFarlane Toys Figure

ME: Andromeda's Ryder to Get a McFarlane Toys Figure

McFarlane Toys officially announces the forthcoming release of its very own rendition of Mass Effect: Andromeda‘s main character Ryde...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 July 2018
Mass Effect: 7 Most Memorable Moments in Series History

Mass Effect: 7 Most Memorable Moments in Series History

Following an exciting N7 Day that saw the release of a new Mass Effect: Andromeda trailer, Game Rant looks back at the most memorable...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 July 2018
Mass Effect: Andromeda Won't Begin a New Trilogy

Mass Effect: Andromeda Won't Begin a New Trilogy

BioWare confirms that its forthcoming space adventure game Mass Effect: Andromeda is not going to be the beginning of a new trilogy for the franchise. As most Mass Effect: Andromeda fans are well awar...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 July 2018
This Week in Mobile Gaming – May 17th, 2010

This Week in Mobile Gaming – May 17th, 2010

This week in mobile gaming we hop on a skateboard, rock out to some 90’s grunge, dish out some karate chops, dive into another zombie apocalypse and learn how to create (and take out) our own zombie...

By Jon Lavallee on 14 July 2018
5 Things We Learned From Our Anthem E3 2018 Demo

5 Things We Learned From Our Anthem E3 2018 Demo

During its E3 2018 press conference, Electronic Arts gave BioWare fans their most comprehensive look at Anthem yet. Things kicked off...

By Anthony Taormina on 08 July 2018
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Adding Han Solo Content

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Adding Han Solo Content

Star Wars Battlefront 2 may be best known for the controversy surrounding its microtransactions, but the game’s planned content is st...

By Denny Connolly on 07 July 2018
‘Shift 2 Unleashed’ Exclusive Pagani Huayra Trailer, Screenshots

‘Shift 2 Unleashed’ Exclusive Pagani Huayra Trailer, Screenshots

EA is giving fans of racing games a lot to look forward to this year. Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit fans will be getting a healthy set of DLC in the next few weeks and a limited edition was announced...

By Dwayne Holder on 07 July 2018
Details on Mass Effect: Andromeda’s Side Activities

Details on Mass Effect: Andromeda’s Side Activities

According to developer Bioware, Mass Effect: Andromeda boasts the largest universe ever seen in the Mass Effect series. And outside of the main quest and story line that players will pursue in Mass Ef...

By Weston Albert on 06 July 2018
Electronic Arts Starts Removing Online Pass From Older Games

Electronic Arts Starts Removing Online Pass From Older Games

Earlier this month Electronic Arts announced they were discontinuing their online pass program, which requires gamers input a singl...

By Anthony Taormina on 05 July 2018
EA Acquires Cloud Gaming GameFly Subsidiary

EA Acquires Cloud Gaming GameFly Subsidiary

Electronic Arts has acquired the cloud gaming technology and personnel of a subsidiary of GameFly, otherwise known for its game renta...

By Rory Young on 03 July 2018
Battlefield V Confirmed as Next Game's Title

Battlefield V Confirmed as Next Game's Title

Today, DICE and Electronic Arts confirmed that the comedian and host of The Daily Show, Trevor Noah, would anchor next week’s reveal of Battlefield V, with many having speculated as to what the offici...

By Kyle Sledge on 03 July 2018
Shift 2 Unleashed (Limited Edition Trailer)

Shift 2 Unleashed (Limited Edition Trailer)

Electronic Arts is giving gamers a new incentive for pre-ordering Shift 2 Unleashed. Late last year we told you EA will be offering...

By Dwayne Holder on 02 July 2018
Project Cars Dev Claims EA Tried to 'Kill' Studio

Project Cars Dev Claims EA Tried to 'Kill' Studio

When Project Cars initially released, racing fans found an absolute gem of a game. The title earned itself fantastic reviews for its authentic-feeling racing sim gameplay, but it turns out that develo...

By Rob Gordon on 30 June 2018
Shift 2 Unleashed (Drift)

Shift 2 Unleashed (Drift)

When Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit first launched, Autolog was an integral feature which developed into one of best social networking systems implemented in a video game. Autolog allowed gamers to...

By Dwayne Holder on 22 June 2018
World of Speed

World of Speed

Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s time to play catch-up on a few key games and announcements as we delve into the second month of 2014 and inch closer to the release of some of our most anticipated gam...

By Rob Keyes on 17 June 2018
‘Shift 2’ Will Show Up ‘Gran Turismo;’ Set a New Standard in Racing

‘Shift 2’ Will Show Up ‘Gran Turismo;’ Set a New Standard in Racing

In just a few months, it seems that much of the buzz in the gaming industry has moved from the FPS to the racing genre, and with the major shooters out of the way, focus has returned to the fran...

By Andrew Dyce on 17 June 2018
Need for Speed Retrospective

Need for Speed Retrospective

The Need for Speed franchise has been going strong for 16 years, with 15 titles under it’s belt including a free-to-play MMO and about 100 million copies sold worldwide. The latest title in the s...

By Dwayne Holder on 16 June 2018
It's Time for a New Dead Space

It's Time for a New Dead Space

Even though it’s only been out for a short time, the Prey reboot from Arkane Studios is already generating quite a bit of buzz. And while it’s not a full-fledged horror game in the traditional sens...

By Dalton Cooper on 06 June 2018
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Patch 1.2 Release Date Revealed

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Patch 1.2 Release Date Revealed

Not too long ago, Electronic Arts and DICE decided to give Star Wars Battlefront 2 fans a better idea at the science fiction shooter’s next patch, which will incorporate the limited time Jetpack Ca...

By Kyle Sledge on 18 April 2018
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Review

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Review

By EA’s own admission, 2015’s Star Wars Battlefront was rushed to store shelves in order to launch near the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in theaters. The result was a game that lacked ma...

By Dalton Cooper on 28 March 2018
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Gives Players Apology Rewards

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Gives Players Apology Rewards

It seems that EA is attempting to make amends with the Star Wars Battlefront 2 fanbase by offering players an apology loot crate for the recent troubles with challenges and milestones. An image of a...

By Gabriella Ferreira on 16 February 2018
Battlefield 1 PC Recommended Requirements Revealed

Battlefield 1 PC Recommended Requirements Revealed

DICE and Electronic Arts officially reveal the system requirements and recommended specifications to run its forthcoming first-person shooter Battlefield 1 on PC. With a little more than a month to...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 February 2018
2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

The Game Developers Conference has grown an incredible amount since its beginnings 27 years ago where 25 developers met in a living room. The trade show now hosts thousands of attendees, all sort...

By Rob Keyes on 15 February 2018
Star Wars Battlefront Bespin DLC Arrives Today

Star Wars Battlefront Bespin DLC Arrives Today

The Bespin DLC for DICE’s and Electronic Arts’ sci-fi shooter Star Wars Battlefront arrives today, bringing a sizeable new patch for players of the game. As seen in the the DLC’s release date is to...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 February 2018
ME: Andromeda Facial Animations Still Being Polished

ME: Andromeda Facial Animations Still Being Polished

Following fan complaints about the quality of the facial animations in Mass Effect: Andromeda, various BioWare developers take to Twitter to ease their concerns. Even though Mass Effect: Andromeda...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 February 2018
Star Wars Battlefront 3 Campaign Video Surfaces

Star Wars Battlefront 3 Campaign Video Surfaces

A video surfaces on YouTube detailing gameplay from the cancelled Star Wars Battlefront 3, showing off some of the game’s campaign mode via a training mission. Although last year did see the return...

By Rob Gordon on 15 February 2018
Star Wars Battlefront Coming to EA Access This Year

Star Wars Battlefront Coming to EA Access This Year

Electronic Arts confirms that Star Wars Battlefront, Mirror’s Edge Catalyst, and EA Sports UFC 2 are all being added to the EA Access Vault before the end of the year. For $5 a month, or $30 a year...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 February 2018
NHL 17 Review

NHL 17 Review

The latest hockey video game from EA Sports finally gets the series back on track, with NHL 17 giving fans almost every thing they could ask for from the series. It’s been a rocky few years for hoc...

By Riley Little on 15 February 2018
Battlefield Drops Battlelog Name for Companion App

Battlefield Drops Battlelog Name for Companion App

DICE reveals that Battlefield’s companion app is losing its Battlelog branding in advance of Battlefield 1‘s release, with the app soon to be called Battlefield Companion. With the upcoming release...

By Rob Gordon on 15 February 2018
Respawn Says Xbox Exclusivity Was 'Out of Our Hands'

Respawn Says Xbox Exclusivity Was 'Out of Our Hands'

Respawn Entertainment’s Dusty Welch and Joel Emslie discuss how the decision was made to make the original Titanfall console exclusive to Xbox systems. The original Titanfall blew away those in att...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 February 2018
Enter Game Rant's FIFA 17 Giveaway

Enter Game Rant's FIFA 17 Giveaway

We have chosen our FIFA 17 Giveaway winners – CONGRATULATIONS to Ari and Alan! Game Rant is back with another giveaway, and this contest is open to EVERYONE. For this contest we have 2 (TWO) PC Key...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 February 2018
6 Gaming Splits Bigger Than Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie

6 Gaming Splits Bigger Than Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie

Breakups aren’t reserved for couples, celebrity or not, with plenty of blockbuster splits in the gaming industry making massive headlines and leaving their mark on the medium. Despite what many may...

By Riley Little on 15 February 2018
Battlefield 1 Reveals All Multiplayer Maps and Modes

Battlefield 1 Reveals All Multiplayer Maps and Modes

DICE reveals all upcoming multiplayer maps and provides a short description for each of the modes players will get to go hands-on with once Battlefield 1 launches. Battlefield 1 appears to be trend...

By Derek Nichols on 15 February 2018