EA Labels President Calls DRM a "Failed, Dead-End Strategy," Says SimCity "Plays Like an MMO"

At GDC, had the opportunity to talk to EA Labels president Frank Gibeau about SimCity and its always-online requirement, which caused a considerable amount of grief to many players at the game's launch. Gibeau acknowledged this, but insisted that what SimCity had wasn't DRM. »3/28/13 5:00am3/28/13 5:00am

Spec Ops Writer on Violent Games: 'We're Better Than That'

Walt Williams, lead writer of last year's subversive (and flawed) shooter Spec Ops: The Line, began his talk at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco with a bit of flair: "It's going to maybe sound like I'm being critical of violent games," Williams said, "but I want to say right off the bat that I don't… »3/27/13 2:00pm3/27/13 2:00pm