The Biggest Winners Helped This Year's VGAs Tell a Different Tale

If the Video Game Awards are actually an awards show, and not just a keynote for promoting upcoming games, then the big news from last night was The Walking Dead: The Game. Eminently quotable analyst Michael Pachter said before the show that if this title, a downloadable self-published game, took home Game of the… » 12/08/12 11:00am 12/08/12 11:00am

Merqury City's Making a Comeback in SSX This Summer

EA Sports dropped this video of SSX late Friday, boasting that they've got something new in store for fans this summer, and that only those with sharp eyes would be able to even guess what it was. Well, in the first 20 seconds, the camera lingers on board art that says "Merqury City," referencing a level from the… » 7/15/12 3:30pm 7/15/12 3:30pm

Pouring Like an Avalanche Down SSX's First Mountain

The SSX » 2/22/12 6:30pm 2/22/12 6:30pm demo landed yesterday, with the full title arriving, at last, on Tuesday, rebooting EA Sports' much-loved snowboarding series. The last release was the Wii-only in 2007; before that, in 2005. It's long enough that even some old hats may feel like newcomers in the seven-year layoff this game has had from…

Jeremy Lin Gets Another Ratings Boost in Time for the Weekend

News and notes from around the world of sports video gaming: » 2/17/12 6:15pm 2/17/12 6:15pm • 2K Sports rolled a second roster update early this morning to give New York Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin another nudge in his overall ratings. Lin, who has come from the end of the bench to lead New York to seven straight victories, has jumped from a 56…

The New SSX’s Ready to Take You Around the World in These New Videos

The dev studios working on EA's upcoming snowboarding reboot are using satellite data to recreate some of the world's most iconic mountan ranges. How do the results look? You can take a gander in three clips above, which take you to near the South Pole, the American Midwest and into a plucky Pacifica principality.… » 2/17/12 3:30pm 2/17/12 3:30pm

Electronic Arts Loses Fight for SSX Domain Name

Electronic Arts has lost its bid to win the domain "ssx.com" from a holdings firm that bought it up in October. While the holdings firm parked the domain and briefly served ads leading to the game—an action that EA used as the basis for its complaint-an arbitration panel didn't see that as enough evidence of bad faith… » 1/05/12 9:00pm 1/05/12 9:00pm

This New SSX Trailer Remixes Run DMC to Showcase (What Else?) Tricks

Some players got sick of hearing "It's Tricky" Run-DMC's classic rap song every time you powered up and busted moves in 2001's SSX Tricky. Some didn't. EA's bringing back the snowboarding franchise's unofficial theme song, this time witha club-ready remix by producer Pretty Lights. The video highlights the Uber and… » 11/17/11 12:40pm 11/17/11 12:40pm