An Updated List Of Studios EA Has Bought And Then Shut Down

Massive game publisher Electronic Arts has a reputation for snatching up talented development studios and then running them into the ground. » 3/04/15 6:30pm 3/04/15 6:30pm

The Sims 4 Is Getting An Outdoorsy 'Game Pack' Next Month

After weeks of fan speculation about a possible expansion for The Sims 4, players got an answer from its creator today. Yes, the game is getting its first batch of paid DLC soon. But it's not a full "expansion" like the ones previous Sims games received. Rather, it's a "Game Pack," and it sounds sort of fishy. » 12/19/14 12:00pm 12/19/14 12:00pm

Someone Made Nigel Thornberry In Dragon Age: Inquisition

Because every game needs a Nigel Thornberry character, or someone else from the Wild Thornberrys, the show about the famous cartoon family that studies wild animals. » 12/15/14 9:20am 12/15/14 9:20am

The Sims 4 Gets Swimming Pools (For Free) Today

The wait was long and brutal, but it's finally over. Starting today, you can drown your Sims or order them to pee in the water to your heart's content. That's right: swimming pools are making their debut in The Sims 4 today. Right this very moment, actually, if all goes according to plan. » 11/04/14 12:00pm 11/04/14 12:00pm

Pokémon's Pallet Town In The Sims 4

Pallet Town, the home of Professor Oak and a total of 8 people might be small with its original three buildings, but that's just the right size to make a Sims version possible. » 9/22/14 9:20am 9/22/14 9:20am

The Clue Mansion, Completely Remade in The Sims 4

Killing someone with a candlestick might be impossible in The Sims 4, but apart from that, everything looks perfect in raiderofawesome and PushingUpRoses' recreation of the Boddy Mansion from the murder mystery board game Clue (or Cluedo for Europeans). » 9/17/14 6:30am 9/17/14 6:30am

The Set of Friends, Perfectly Recreated in The Sims 4

Someone's made the cast and apartment from friends and it's like the sequel we all hope will never happen, except Chandler, Monica and the gang are all perfectly preserved in digital amber. » 9/08/14 8:30am 9/08/14 8:30am

Here are Özil and Thomas Müller, two stars of Germany's national soccer team, acting weird in FIFA. This time their body parts are not glitching through the 5th they're just trying to impress each other. » 8/18/14 8:30am 8/18/14 8:30am

EA Announces Netflix-Like Subscription Plan On Xbox One

Today EA announced a new subscription service for the Xbox One that will give customers unlimited access to a handful of the company's games for $4.99 a month. » 7/29/14 1:13pm 7/29/14 1:13pm

Let's Take A Trip Back To 2006

Do you remember 2006? The president of the United States was George W. Bush, a website called Twitter was about to launch for the first time, and in the video game world, everyone was excited for a revolutionary project called Spore. » 7/24/14 11:00am 7/24/14 11:00am

EA Can No Longer Call Dungeon Keeper 'Free' In The UK

British regulators have ruled that an advertisement calling EA's controversial mobile reboot of Dungeon Keeper "free" is misleading and must be pulled. » 7/02/14 10:00am 7/02/14 10:00am

Basketball Is Much Better With The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Casey Jones replaced his hockey stick with a pair of basketball shoes for this one, to join the Turtles and play basketball in this NBA 2K14 mod by MkEliteWorksX. » 5/26/14 12:30pm 5/26/14 12:30pm

EA's Walk Of Fame Is Also A Wall Of Infamy

Artist Christopher Lee did this enormous mural that adorns the walls at EA's global HQ. Each panel belongs to a game or series that EA either makes or owns. » 5/13/14 10:30pm 5/13/14 10:30pm

Battlefield 4 Should Have One Less Problem Soon

After months of scrambling to fix a plethora of technical issues that were keeping fans from going online and actually playing Battlefield 4, series developer DICE announced Friday morning that it's officially bringing out the big guns to try and fix the game's problems once and for all. » 4/25/14 12:30pm 4/25/14 12:30pm

Report: Apple And Google Buy Exclusive Games With Promo Space

As mobile gaming continues to loom ominously over the console wars, Apple and Google are beginning to adopt a tactic from their predecessors: fighting tooth and nail for platform exclusivity. » 4/21/14 11:00am 4/21/14 11:00am

EA Server Hacked To Run A Scam (That's Now Been Shut Down)

According to a report from internet security firm Netcraft, an Electronic Arts server was recently hacked, and until it was shut down was being used to run a phishing scam that targeted Apple customers » 3/19/14 9:30pm 3/19/14 9:30pm

EA Is Again A Contender For 'Worst Company In America'

Can EA take the title three years in a row? The Consumerist's Worst Company In America bracket is live once again, and again the video game publisher Electronic Arts is a contender. » 3/18/14 4:00pm 3/18/14 4:00pm