The boss of Electronic Arts' games labels admits the company has sent vague, if not conflicting messages about its intentions on the Wii U, but with the BBC he wasn't going to be more specific about what games, if any, they'd be making for the console in the future.
Pop quiz: name the video game company leader that said the following: "I have not green lit one game to be developed as a single-player experience. Today, all of our games include online applications and digital services that make them live 24/7/365."
The publisher behind games like Mass Effect and Madden says it won't be selling its games at brick-and-mortar stores for much longer.
Battlefield 3 has been a huge success for EA and the recently launched "premium" service looks like it'll be a big success as well. So much so that EA Label's President Frank Gibeau thinks it's time to bring the idea to other franchises.
Viewing the gameplay demonstration of Dead Space 3 at Electronic Arts' E3 keynote, my immediate reaction was "Well, that looks like a game I can play without dookieing on myself." Others didn't have such a positive reaction.
You didn't think EA would stop at Battlefield 3, did you? Apparently during a keynote at the University of Southern California, Electronic Arts president Frank Gibeau said, "There is going to be a Battlefield 4."
Electronic Arts, like Sony and Microsoft, seem perfectly content to ride out the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 for as long as possible, downplaying the need for a next generation of consoles any time soon. "Why would you even need one?," wonders EA's Frank Gibeau.
Peter Moore, president of EA Sports for the past four years, has been promoted to Electronic Arts' chief operating officer in a company-wide reorganization, John Riccitiello, the EA chief executive, said today.
Last year, EA tried something new: they released a number of titles based off brand new intellectual property. Perhaps, in hindsight, too many.