FIFA 19 and Fortnite Are The Top Digital Earners Of 2019, According To Report

FIFA 19 and Fortnite are the top normie games that will move a lot of units, and it looks like for the year 2019, the two games were the top digital earners according to a new report. Yes, out of all the games that dropped in 2019 (and beforehand), the two most controversial titles seem to be heavy money-makers as per Superdata. Continue reading “FIFA 19 and Fortnite Are The Top Digital Earners Of 2019, According To Report”

Motive General Manager Says EA Now Feels Like a Different Company Focusing On Quality Games

Motive’s new studio general manager, Patrick Klaus, believes that Electronic Arts (best known as EA) is a different company that is striving to bring quality titles to the games industry, contrary to what people think of the company and its past mistakes. Continue reading “Motive General Manager Says EA Now Feels Like a Different Company Focusing On Quality Games”

Battlefield V Pacific Trailer Removes All Screeching Feminist For White And Japanese Males

By no means does this entail that EA and DICE’s Battlefield V is a good game, but it does show that red-headed female frontline screeching soldiers that would fit perfectly into Fortnite do not bode well with the Battlefield community. Given that this marketing campaign focuses on the Pacific front with soldiers that seem plausible to the scenario, the like and dislike ratio pales in comparison to the FPS game’s reveal trailer. Continue reading “Battlefield V Pacific Trailer Removes All Screeching Feminist For White And Japanese Males”

Plants vs. Zombies 3 Announced And Could Boast Surprise Mechanics At Launch

The OG Plants Vs. Zombies came out in 2009 as a tower defense game. You know, the plants are the good guys that protect the humans from the brain-eating zombies? Well, that idea blew up and landed the indie publisher and developer PopCap Games a deal with Electronic Arts to make Plants Vs. Zombies 2: It’s About Time and Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 1 and 2. Continue reading “Plants vs. Zombies 3 Announced And Could Boast Surprise Mechanics At Launch”

Reports Claim EA Shares Tumble After Apex Legends Season 2 Launch

The “Fortnite killer” and “PUBG burier” looks to be doing the complete opposite and has reportedly inflicted some damage on Electronic Arts. That’s right, season 2 has started and looks to be short when it comes to meeting investor expectations according to new reports.
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EA’s Kerry Hopkins Says Loot-Boxes Are Quite Ethical And Are Surprise Mechanics

When there’s money to be made off of something lucrative, you best bet the defenses and excuses will be high when under scrutiny, and there’s no difference here when EA’s VP of legal and government affairs, Kerry Hopkins, was questioned by the UK Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport Committee in an oral evidence session regarding the legitimacy and fairness of loot-boxes. Continue reading “EA’s Kerry Hopkins Says Loot-Boxes Are Quite Ethical And Are Surprise Mechanics”

Andrew Wilson Discloses 350 People Have Been Laid Off From Electronic Arts

According to Andrew Wilson, the CEO of Electronic Arts, a 350 person layoff has taken place due to the changing of the video game’s landscape. In this regard, EA’s Tokyo and Russia studios have been hit with said layoff to bring gamers “better” customer service, and video game experiences. Continue reading “Andrew Wilson Discloses 350 People Have Been Laid Off From Electronic Arts”

James Ohlen Retires From BioWare To Work On Smaller Projects

James Ohlen is best known as Creative Director and Lead Designer of games like Star Wars: The Old Republic, Baldur’s Gate 1 and 2, Never Winter Nights, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, and Dragon Age. As of now, he has retired from BioWare and is the current founder of Arcanum Worlds. Continue reading “James Ohlen Retires From BioWare To Work On Smaller Projects”

Mark Darrah Explains His View On Mass Effect: Andromeda And Its Performance

Mass Effect: Andromeda has had a lot of issues in that even BioWare’s Executive Producer of Anthem and Dragon Age, Mark Darrah, had to admit to it in a string of tweets. However, he took it a step further, and although he claims that he’ll regret it, offers his view on the game and its overall performance. Continue reading “Mark Darrah Explains His View On Mass Effect: Andromeda And Its Performance”

EA And BioWare To Release Anthem In Early 2019

Anthem has a lot of people interested in it, interested to see it fail or succeed. Well, it looks like we now have an idea as to when EA and BioWare will drop the RPG looter-shooter for public consumption. Right now, the game is still in development for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Continue reading “EA And BioWare To Release Anthem In Early 2019”

EA Wants To Experiment With Self-Learning AI Through SEED

EA is looking to create self-learning AI through its Search For Extraordinary Experience Division: SEED. This program is designed to supersede current bots and static AI, with EA wanting to build on self-learning algorithms to extend far beyond competing against humans; they also want to utilize the tech in multiplayer and procedural services. Continue reading “EA Wants To Experiment With Self-Learning AI Through SEED”

Star Wars Battlefront 2 March Update Brings Bespin Palace Back And More

Whatever your thoughts may be on EA and DICE’s Star Wars Battlefront 2, the publisher and developer invited several people over to Stockholm, Sweden to test and show off some of the March update ahead of March 21st. Star Wars Battlefront 2 is out now for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Continue reading “Star Wars Battlefront 2 March Update Brings Bespin Palace Back And More”

EA Doesn’t Believe That Loot-Boxes, Microtransactions Are Gambling

Blake Jorgensen

In EA’s quarterly earnings conference call there were various statements from Chief Executive Officer Andrew Wilson and Chief Financial Officer Blake Jorgensen about Disney, fake news, loot-boxes and microtransactions… including the latter two items not being a form of gambling. Continue reading “EA Doesn’t Believe That Loot-Boxes, Microtransactions Are Gambling”