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AMD Paid Up To $8 Million For Battlefield 4 Exclusivity
During trade shows, during promotional pieces, trailers, product placements and reveals, one game has been used by Advanced Micro Devices throughout 2013 to let people know just how badass their peripherals are... Battlefield 4. Well, there's a reason for that and it's because they paid a hefty sum for that kind of promotional exclusivity.
Battlefield 4 Beta Impressions: Meh
The Battlefield 4 beta is now live, giving players on the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC a chance to experience a rough slice of the pie before the game's Oct. 29 release. I spent some time with the beta over the weekend and, overall, I can't say I was blown away.
Titanfall Eurogamer Demo Ran On GTX 770 PCs At 60fps
Instead of having to fish for screenshots, paddle around forum boards for proof or bug developers for quotes of truth, Respawn Entertainment went and saved us all a lot of trouble by saying that Titanfall has been demoed on PCs running Nvidia GTX 770s at 60 stable frames per second and they're expecting the game to perform the same on the Xbox One.
EA Says Mr. Nintendo Is Falling Down On The Job, Apple Has Taken Over
Flameproof shield? Check. Flameproof tights? Check. Flameproof man-dress? Double check. Flameproof jockstrap? Oh you bet your Jimmies that's a check. Electronic Arts has opened the floodgates of the fanboy war by calling out Shigeru Miyamoto of Nintendo, also known as Mr. Nintendo, and said he has fallen down on the job. Oh. Freaking. Snap.
Warhammer Online Shutting Down, Free-To-Play Switch Cancelled
Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning turns five years old today but there's no celebration planned. Instead, developer Mythic announced that they're shutting down the game for good later this year.
EA Appoints New CEO: Andrew Wilson
Electronic Arts will be entering the next generation of gaming with a new leader. Today, the company's board of directors announced that EA Sports executive vice president Andrew Wilson will be their next CEO.
DICE Could Kill Arma If They Released Battlefield Mod Tools, Says Dean Rocket Hall
During a PC Gaming World Congress conference, hosted by none other than PC Gamer, Dean “Rocket” Hall and other developers of renown status were on a panel where they talked about game design, modding, community interaction and more. Easily, one of the more explosive comments of the panel was Hall's mention about DICE releasing mod tools for Battlefield.
EA's Peter Moore Clarifies Comments About Offline Modes For Games
Wow that was quick. What was it? Two days ago? Three days ago? EA's Chief Operating Officer Peter Moore commented about ensuring each of EA's games shipping with some sort of online functionality and now he's backtracking parts of the comment to further clarify the company's position.
EA Won't Ship A Game That's Offline, Every Franchise Will Go Free-To-Play
Electronic Arts is reiterating something we've known all along: they love money. The company has a pipeline of games in the work for each of their major franchises to go free-to-play, and even the games that aren't free-to-play will still offer some kind of online option, something that was discussed earlier this year.
EA Could Make Games For Wii U In The Future
Okay folks, it looks like all is not lost. Electronic Arts is at least perpending their stance heading into the next-generation of console gaming and after originally writing off Nintendo's Wii U, they've now reneged on that stance and are reconsidering the Big 'N's offerings.
EA Does Something Right: Origin Offers 24-Hour Refund Option
If you thought a devil couldn't sprout wings you haven't been living long enough... or you haven't been following EA closely enough. The company that was voted as the Consumerist's Worst Company in America two times in a row is doing something very pro-consumer... they're offering 24-hour refunds for their digital games for Origin.
Battlefield 4 Premium Detailed With New Levolution Trailer
Electronic Arts had a pretty big press conference for GamesCom this year, unveiling new media assets for games we already knew were coming and rolling out additional details on things we were sure were coming but EA kept silent about until now. That includes Battlefield 4 Premium and some new details on how to utilize Levolution in the game.
Humble Origin Bundle Offers EA Games Collection
If you are into playing games, saving money and helping out a handful of good causes, then you might want to take a look at the recently launched Humble Origin Bundle, sporting a heaping helping of games from multiple genres, a pay-what-you-want price tag, and proceeds going to support charities like the American Cancer Society and the Human Rights Campaign.
Battlefield 4 Videos Feature Skyscraper Tsunami, Urban Helicopter Maneuvers
The big new feature of Battlefield 4 is called Levolution. The main thing is that it allows levels to be totaled in brand new ways; some are scripted others are completely left up to the player's thirst for destruction. The newest video from the alpha build of Battlefield 4 shows what happens when a skyscraper takes a dive into the water.
SimCity Sells 2 Million Copies, EA Is Happy Despite Major Player Drop-Off
SimCity... 2013's Diablo III. This year's abomination to the SimCity legacy proved that gamers aren't ready or willing to embrace an always-on gaming atmosphere for non-MMO games. However, despite the outcry and the major player drop-off rates for the game, SimCity was still a success for Electronic Arts.