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EA wants a part of the eSports world

GameSpot /EA According to a report by GameSpot, game giant EA wants to get into the lucrative eSports world. “One of the cool motivations of why people play games is social connection and social interaction. And what eSports does either through the playing of the game or watching people play the game is...
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Ex-Creative Director of Uncharted Working On Next-Gen Star Wars Game

Amy Hennig, the ex-creative director of Uncharted who recently parted ways with Naughty Dog has joined EA’s subsidiary Visceral Games to work on a new Star Wars game. Hennig joins as creative director for Visercal’s upcoming game set in the Star Wars universe. “Just thinking about the possibilities made both of us even...
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Battlefield 4 Naval Strike DLC Coming to Non-Premium Members

For those playing Battlefield 4 who are not premium members, DICE has released great news. Battlefield 4′s third DLC installment, Naval Strike, will be available to non-premium members on April 15th according to a tweet from the official Battlefield account. Naval Strike includes four additional maps, a new game mode named Carrier Assault, (similar to...
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Amazon Fire TV Announced

Today Amazon announced their answer to the video-streaming and game console markets: Amazon Fire TV. This TV set-top box is Amazon’s entertainment mecca. Users will be able to play games from developers and publishers such as Telltale Games, EA, Disney, Ubisoft, Double Fine, SEGA, and Gameloft. Key titles expected to be on the...
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SimCity finally gets offline, single-player mode

EA, finally giving in to the demands of the public, has updated SimCity with an offline mode. In the words of Patrick Buechner, GM of Maxis Emeryville, “We’ve listened to our players and today we are delivering against their most direct feedback with the release of the new Single-Player Mode.” Available as a...
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The Force is no longer with Star Wars 1313

Disney has not renewed the trademark for Star Wars 1313. If one happens to take a look at the website of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, they will see that Disney let the trademark expire on December 23, 2013. This Notice of Abandonment seals this game’s fate entirely. Disney fortunately has...
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Battlefield 4 connectivity issues continue

If you are experiencing issues with Battlefield 4, you’re not alone. Over on Battlelog, there is a banner declaring: WE ARE CONTINUING TO MONITOR SOME INTERMITTENT CONNECTIVITY ISSUES AFFECTING SOME PLAYERS ACROSS VARIOUS PLATFORMS. THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE. WE WILL UPDATE THIS WITH FURTHER INFORMATION AS AVAILABLE. A lot of other issues...
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Alexander Gustafsson to join Jon Jones on UFC Cover

EA and the Ultimate Fighting Championship recently announced that Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson won the EA Sports UFC Cover Votes competition. With fans casting in 11 million votes for their favorite fighter, Gustafsson earned the spot on the cover beside Jon ‘Bones’ Jones, who EA announced to be the first cover athlete last...
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EA donates a humble $1.65 million to American Cancer Society

This week Peter Moore, head of EA Sports, tweeted a picture of EA donating 1.65 million dollars to the American Cancer Society as well as other charities. All of the proceeds came from EA’s “Humble Origin Bundle,” which came from Moore’s insistence that EA could “do better.” EA promised to donate its share...
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Heroes of Dragon Age out now on iOS/Android

While you continue to wait for Dragon Age: Inquisition, why not quit moping, and check out Heroes of Dragon Age, which is out now for iOS and Android. I mean, c’mon, it’s totally free. Heroes takes characters from the Dragon Age games, and put them into a squad. You take your squad members...
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