Video game publisher EA has a new plan to squash used game sales, the Online Pass program, which requires a unique code to access online content and multiplayer. Why does EA think this is good for you, the consumer?
The shitcanning of Infinity Ward leads Jason West and Vince Zampella and the ensuing litigation that followed isn't just disappointing to Activision and Call of Duty fans, it's also a total bum out for high level Electronic Arts execs.
Times are tough in gaming these days, for the people making what we play. That's a common theme at the DICE Summit, as studio shutdowns and declining sales have darkened the mood here. But EA today offered some survival tips.
Publisher Electronic Arts is a big, big fan of downloadable content. So much so that it's committing to featuring paid DLC and online play in every single title it releases during the company's fiscal 2011.
Developer BioWare has a busy 2011 ahead of them, with a new Dragon Age title, Star Wars: The Old Republic and, according to EA execs "something far-reaching coming from Mass Effect" in early 2011.
During a conference call regarding the company's 2nd quarter financial results, EA's John Schappert revealed that more than a dozen unannounced EA titles had been cut from production as part of its cost reduction plan.
For the second time in three years, the man who led the E3 briefing for the Xbox 360 has left Microsoft to take a job at Electronic Arts.
The cliffhanger at the end of yesterday's Chain Interview had Xbox exec John Schappert wanting to know what a Sony exec thinks of Xbox Live. Let's get past the halfway point with an answer.
When last we left off, Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto was asking me to ask Metroid designer Yoshio Sakamoto when he wants Miyamoto to retire…
Welcome to the Family is a series of three letters that will run this week from the heads of Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo.
When the 360's new dash is launched, it'll cost you nothing to build an avatar. It'll cost you nothing to customise it, either, so if you throw on the wrong coloured pair of slacks, relax! Just change them over, no questions asked. But what about the future? VentureBeat asked Microsoft's John Schappert whether…