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EA Predicts Germany as World Cup Champions

EA Sports have turned out to be the predictors for the FIFA World Cup 2014. And guess what, it’s not the home team or any other South American team that they have predicted as winners, but it’s Germany. Last time in 2010, they had gone correct in their prediction of Spain as World Cup champions. EA simulated the balls in …

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Reorganization Results In Layoffs At PopCap

Well known games developer PopCap suffered layoffs today, EA confirmed. PopCap Games is known for titles like Plants vs. Zombies and Peggle. The layoffs probably happened due to reorganization at the studio in late Feb. that saw the developer split into two groups, one in gear towards mobile games and the other for console releases. The management also witnessed changes, …

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EA CEO Expresses His Views On VR Headsets

EA CEO Andrew Wilson expressed his views about the proposed Virtual Reality headsets. He said that before the company decides to form titles for VR headsets, it’ll need to study how the technology is being employed by the consumers in gaming. Speaking at a seminar at SXSW, Wilson said “gaming hardware is too volatile a space” to decide on how to implement this technology such as Oculus Rift and other VR headsets. He said that he considers VR headsets to be a fourth modality. “When we think concerning creating games these days, we think less about the technology or the means of experiencing the game, and we think a …

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Digital Revenue Will Be More Dominating In Coming Times, Says Peter Moore

EA COO Peter Moore is counting on a dominating role for digital revenue in video games. Speaking at the Digital Entertainment World conference, he said that he expects the digital sales to completely eclipse retail numbers in the next two years. He likened the rising prominence of downloads as a kind of “creative destruction,” in which an industry is unable to manage the evolving buying habits of its consumers. Moore compared the situation to the music business, that he says remains recovering from its shift away …

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No New NBA Coming, Confirms EA

There is no new NBA Jam game coming, EA has confirmed. This confirmation seems to be quite shocking, as the company itself had tweeted about it. Yesterday, the NBA Jam official Twitter page asked fans to retweet if they were all set for a brand new NBA Jam game. It was expected of EA to mention that it was just like a social media gimmick instead of a hint at a future game, but the publisher’s story is actually way more attention-grabbing – …

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EA’s Origin Down After An Attack By Hackers

EA’s Origin digital distribution service has ostensibly fallen victim to a DDoS attack. The attack brought down log-in servers, preventing users from gaining access to the digital service via the net or via games that utilize it, including -as CVG has verified- via Battlefield 4 and also the Battle Log companion app. The attack was initiated at around 7pm PST. …

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Hackers Target Top Gaming Websites Like World Of Warcraft

A group of hackers-who call themselves DERP- has launched DDoS attacks on variety of big games and websites today, bringing a few of them down, as well as the homepage of Electronic Arts. The attacks have been targeting a single gamer called Phantoml0rd and are consistently making an attempt to crash all of the games he frequently streams on his …

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Former EA Vice President Joins As Worldwide Publishing Head At Oculus VR

Former EA Senior Vice President David DeMartini has joined Oculus VR as head of worldwide publication, the newly-formed branch of the Oculus Rift manufacturer that aims to assist developers produce games that are compatible with the company’s receiver. In a statement to Gamasutra, DeMartini delineated the position as “not significantly different from what I did for seven years” as a …

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EA Sports UFC’s First Look Shown

EA Sports UFC is a game that is being highly awaited by the fighting-games lovers. The game is being considered to deliver the same impact for the new console generation next year as the various other famous games in the same genre had done. EA released the first two in-game screenshots this week, which can be termed as to be …

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EA Is The Best Place To Work For LGBT, Says HRC Survey

Looking from all aspects, EA may not be the Internet’s favourite company. However the inner environment seems quite friendly at the firm. The company recently scored a 100 percent for workplace equality and was named amongst the best places to work for LGBT Equality in the USA. The survey was done by the Human Rights Campaign. So, what does it …

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EA Hands Over $1.65 Million To American Cancer Society

EA has recently handed over $1.65 million to the American Cancer Society, just a part of a thumping total the publisher raised for charity by providing a pay-what-you-want bundle. EA handed over this cheque to the American Cancer Society recently, and due to this, EA COO Peter Moore celebrated the event on Twitter. The pay-out is just a slice of …

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EA CEO Predicts A Very Competitive Market For Consoles In Coming Times

Electronic Arts CEO, Andrew Wilson predicts that both Apple and Google will challenge living room market in the coming times. The Chief Executive Officer has foretold that Sony and Microsoft will shortly face “stiff competition” from some other firms hoping to enter the living room entertainment zone. During an address at the Credit Suisse 2013 Technology Conference, Wilson aforesaid that …

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EA Sports UFC Cover Vote Enters Final Round

EA Sports UFC’s four-round co-cover contestant vote entered its final round today. The last two contestants left are Georges St-Pierre and Alexander Gustafsson, one amongst which will be a part of powerful light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones on the cover of the PS4 and Xbox One game in 2014. The cover vote began earlier this month with sixteen fighters, …

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EA Sports Sued By NCAA Over Game Issue

The NCAA had devoutly declared it’d no longer license video games, exploit it to members to determine whether or not they would still seem in EA Sports’ college football series. The schools’ biggest licensing agent and Electronic Arts selected to settle all claims brought by college players, leaving the NCAA as the only litigator. Naturally, the NCAA is now suing …

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EA To Introduce Drastic Changes To NBA Live 14

Senior EA staff addressed gamers who are ‘disappointed’ with NBA Live 14, promising updates which will create “drastic and immediate improvements”. EA CEO Andrew Wilson aforementioned in a statement, “Plain and simple, we haven’t gotten the sort of early feedback we tend to had hoped for on this game.” He went on further adding, “I do think we have built …