News items tagged with electronic arts

How Long Does A Way Out Take to Beat?

How Long Does A Way Out Take to Beat?

Hazelight Studios’ upcoming cooperative prison escape game, A Way Out, is due to release later this month, and new details have emerged concerning the game’s length and development. This includes the...

By Matt Morgans on 18 July 2018
Cooperative Adventure 'A Way Out' Announced at EA Play

Cooperative Adventure 'A Way Out' Announced at EA Play

Electronic Arts’ first surprise announcement during its E3 2017 press conference is named A Way Out, from the creators of Brothers: A...

By Rory Young on 18 July 2018
Dragon Age: Inquisition Brings Back the Darkspawn

Dragon Age: Inquisition Brings Back the Darkspawn

Dragon Age: Inquisition was BioWare’s biggest take on the franchise to date, placing players in the nation of Thedas and giving them free reign to explore its deserts, forests, and tombs. New and un...

By Cody Gravelle on 17 July 2018
Dragon Age Director Explains Why He Left BioWare

Dragon Age Director Explains Why He Left BioWare

Dragon Age‘s creative director, Mike Laidlaw, has been with BioWare since 2003 and has recently, after 14 years, left the studio to p...

By Janine Engelbrecht on 16 July 2018
Anthem Will Feature Random Stat Rolls on Weapons

Anthem Will Feature Random Stat Rolls on Weapons

As many folks will likely attest, Anthem wound up being one of the best games at E3 2018 due to its impressive visuals and tightly co...

By Kyle Sledge on 10 July 2018
Anthem Added Damage Number Toggle After Fan Feedback

Anthem Added Damage Number Toggle After Fan Feedback

While Anthem may have been one of the best games of E3 2018, it’s not without its critics. One of the biggest complaints about the ga...

By Joshua Duckworth on 10 July 2018
Anthem to Feature Swords for Select Javelins?

Anthem to Feature Swords for Select Javelins?

One of the most alluring prospects of BioWare and Electronic Arts’ forthcoming action-RPG Anthem is definitely getting to experience...

By Kyle Sledge on 09 July 2018
Anthem Nerfed Damage for E3 2018 Demo

Anthem Nerfed Damage for E3 2018 Demo

After BioWare showed its longform gameplay demo for Anthem, gamers had a lot of questions. There is still plenty of time between now...

By Anthony Taormina on 09 July 2018
Anthem Seasonal Events Confirmed by Producer

Anthem Seasonal Events Confirmed by Producer

Mark Darrah, the executive producer of Anthem, has been especially open on social media when it comes to revealing information about...

By Jasmine Henry on 09 July 2018
Don't Expect BioWare to Make a New Star Wars Game Soon

Don't Expect BioWare to Make a New Star Wars Game Soon

With the launch of Anthem forthcoming, the ongoing support of Star Wars: The Old Republic, and the premise of other IPs such as Drago...

By Joshua Duckworth on 07 July 2018
Battlefield V Gun Skin List Leaks Via Alpha

Battlefield V Gun Skin List Leaks Via Alpha

About a week ago, a fan posted what they claimed to be an accurate list of weapons, gadgets, and vehicles that are going to be includ...

By Kyle Sledge on 04 July 2018
Visceral's Star Wars Game is 'Shelved' for Now

Visceral's Star Wars Game is 'Shelved' for Now

Visceral Games, known for titles like Dead Space, was closed by EA last year and around the same time, it was announced that a Star Wars game the studio had been working on was basically cancelled and...

By A.J. Plautz on 03 July 2018
Amy Hennig Leaves EA to Start Indie Development Studio

Amy Hennig Leaves EA to Start Indie Development Studio

Game director Amy Hennig rose to prominence from her work with titles like Jak and Daxter, Legacy of Kain, and Uncharted, but it was...

By John Jacques on 02 July 2018
Anthem Missions Are Designed for Four Players

Anthem Missions Are Designed for Four Players

Anticipation for BioWare’s upcoming sci-fi RPG Anthem has been swelling since a new trailer and gameplay demo appeared at E3 2018. While the developer has been sharing a lot of information on the titl...

By Curt Hutson on 28 June 2018
Anthem: BioWare Says End Game Content is ‘Important’

Anthem: BioWare Says End Game Content is ‘Important’

As many who attended E3 2018 would likely attest, BioWare’s forthcoming online multiplayer action-RPG Anthem was definitely one of th...

By Kyle Sledge on 27 June 2018
Battlefield V Weapon, Vehicle List Leaks?

Battlefield V Weapon, Vehicle List Leaks?

While Battlefield V had a powerful presence during Microsoft’s E3 press conference, giving fans a glimpse at the story mode with a ne...

By Joshua Duckworth on 27 June 2018
Anthem: No Plans for Cross-Play At Launch

Anthem: No Plans for Cross-Play At Launch

EA and Bioware have been rather vague regarding details about their upcoming third-person shooter Anthem ever since it was shown off...

By Patrick Kirk on 27 June 2018
Sims 4 Update Puts You On Santa’s Naughty List

Sims 4 Update Puts You On Santa’s Naughty List

While it was criticized at launch due to a general lack of content and features when compared to previous games in the series, The Si...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 June 2018
Anthem Open to Including Romances

Anthem Open to Including Romances

One of the best-known features about BioWare’s games is the rich and emotional connections it allows its player characters to form with NPCs, including romantic relationships. That’s why so ma...

By Jasmine Henry on 19 June 2018
Battlefield V 'Historical Accuracy' Reddit Controversy

Battlefield V 'Historical Accuracy' Reddit Controversy

The community-run subreddit for the Battlefield franchise has made the decision to prohibit future threads regarding Battlefield V‘s “historical accuracy,” according to a post made by moderato...

By Rory Young on 19 June 2018
Battlefield V Has Early Access, Pre-Order Bonus Details

Battlefield V Has Early Access, Pre-Order Bonus Details

Yesterday, EA and DICE officially lifted the lid on Battlefield V. With an explosive reveal trailer, fans of the first-person shooter franchise got a glimpse at the game’s bombastic multiplay...

By Jasmine Henry on 19 June 2018
BioWare Looking into Cross-Platform Saves for Anthem

BioWare Looking into Cross-Platform Saves for Anthem

BioWare is continuing its efforts to answer as many questions as possible from excited fans of Anthem. All day Sunday Anthem executive producer Mark Darrah ran an “Ask Me Almost Anything About Anth...

By Rory Young on 18 June 2018
5 Things We Learned From Our Anthem E3 2018 Demo

5 Things We Learned From Our Anthem E3 2018 Demo

During its E3 2018 press conference, Electronic Arts gave BioWare fans their most comprehensive look at Anthem yet. Things kicked off with a developer interview that highlight some of the goals of...

By Anthony Taormina on 18 June 2018
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Adding Han Solo Content

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Adding Han Solo Content

Star Wars Battlefront 2 may be best known for the controversy surrounding its microtransactions, but the game’s planned content is still marching forward for the players who have stuck around. Fans...

By Denny Connolly on 18 June 2018
Why Anthem Doesn't Have PvP

Why Anthem Doesn't Have PvP

After an impressive showing at Electronic Arts’ E3 2018 press conference yesterday, one of the biggest upcoming games on everyone’s mind is Anthem, the new original IP from Mass Effect and Dragon A...

By Benjamin Lister on 18 June 2018
Unravel 2 Leaks Before EA's E3 Press Conference

Unravel 2 Leaks Before EA's E3 Press Conference

Unravel 2, also known as Unravel TWO, appears to have been leaked ahead of a likely announcement during Electronic Arts’ upcoming E3 press conference. A rating was published this morning on the ESR...

By Rory Young on 09 June 2018
Anthem Starts Teaser Campaign Ahead of E3

Anthem Starts Teaser Campaign Ahead of E3

It’s been almost a year since BioWare has released any new information on their newest IP Anthem. Joining Bethesda and Nintendo in teasing their new projects ahead of E3, the Mass Effect developers...

By Jake Deven on 01 June 2018
Battlefield V Cover Art Hints at Weapons and Gameplay

Battlefield V Cover Art Hints at Weapons and Gameplay

EA and DICE are set to formally announce Battlefield V later this week, officially revealing the game’s setting and offering the first look at multiplayer gameplay. In the run-up to the May 23 even...

By Jasmine Henry on 26 May 2018
EA Acquires Cloud Gaming GameFly Subsidiary

EA Acquires Cloud Gaming GameFly Subsidiary

Electronic Arts has acquired the cloud gaming technology and personnel of a subsidiary of GameFly, otherwise known for its game rental via mail subscription service. While EA hasn’t spoken on its p...

By Rory Young on 26 May 2018
Battlefield V Won't Have Loot Boxes, Says EA

Battlefield V Won't Have Loot Boxes, Says EA

During the Battlefield V reveal event yesterday, developer DICE confirmed that the game will not have a Premium Pass. Instead of paid-for DLC, the game would instead feature live events that everyo...

By Jasmine Henry on 25 May 2018
Rumor Patrol: Skate 4 Promo Image Leaks Online?

Rumor Patrol: Skate 4 Promo Image Leaks Online?

Several months ago, an online retail listing of Skate 4 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One caused fans of the popular skateboarding simulation series to get their hopes up that Electronic Arts is going...

By Kyle Sledge on 25 May 2018
Star Wars Battlefront 4: Cancelled Concept Art Surfaces

Star Wars Battlefront 4: Cancelled Concept Art Surfaces

Several years ago, the British developer Free Radical Design had all of its production work cancelled for a Star Wars Battlefront 3, and it looks as if the company even had more assets brewing for...

By Kyle Sledge on 19 May 2018
Battlefield V Reveal Coming Next Week

Battlefield V Reveal Coming Next Week

Not too long ago, Battlefield 1 players managed to crack an intricately designed Easter egg in the game’s Fort de Vaux map that led to the insinuation that the publisher Electronic Arts is planning...

By Kyle Sledge on 17 May 2018
Belgium Seeking Criminal Prosecution Over Loot Boxes

Belgium Seeking Criminal Prosecution Over Loot Boxes

Last month, the Belgian Gaming Commission (BGC) deemed loot boxes in some video games as gambling. After launching an investigation into the matter, the country’s gambling authority raised issue wi...

By Jasmine Henry on 17 May 2018
Anthem Solo Play Confirmed by BioWare Studio Head

Anthem Solo Play Confirmed by BioWare Studio Head

Just a couple of days ago, an Electronic Arts financial call discussing the company’s fiscal year saw CEO Andrew Wilson teasing the fact that an Anthem beta test is currently in the works, with the...

By Kyle Sledge on 17 May 2018
Anthem Beta Test Teased by Electronic Arts

Anthem Beta Test Teased by Electronic Arts

An Electronic Arts financial call has potentially revealed a new tidbit about Anthem, BioWare’s high profile action role-playing title. The studio initially teased it all the way back in 2014, but...

By John Jacques on 17 May 2018
EA Reveals PS4 Outsold Xbox One By More Than Double

EA Reveals PS4 Outsold Xbox One By More Than Double

Earlier this week, Microsoft revealed why it hasn’t revealed an update on the sales performance of the Xbox One since 2015, citing that the company shifted its focus away from sales performance to...

By Joshua Duckworth on 17 May 2018
EA CEO Explains Why Loot Boxes in Games Aren't Gambling

EA CEO Explains Why Loot Boxes in Games Aren't Gambling

Over the last few months, there has been a significant debate about loot boxes in video games and whether they constitute gambling. Several states in the USA, as well as commissions and regulators...

By Jasmine Henry on 17 May 2018
Madden Creative Director Departs EA Sports

Madden Creative Director Departs EA Sports

The creative director of EA’s flagship football franchise, Madden, has announced via his Twitter feed that he is no longer an employee of the company. Rex Dickson had been working in the role for t...

By James Lynch on 09 May 2018
BioWare Working Hard on Anthem Demo for E3, EA Play

BioWare Working Hard on Anthem Demo for E3, EA Play

As June inches closer, so too does the next gameplay reveal of Anthem, EA’s upcoming multiplayer RPG. While it was announced a few months ago that the project would be delayed until 2019, a present...

By Chris Glover on 05 May 2018
EA: Won't Make Mistakes with Anthem like Battlefront 2

EA: Won't Make Mistakes with Anthem like Battlefront 2

While 2017 held a lot of promise for EA, it ultimately didn’t turn out the way both fans and the company likely envisioned. Mass Effect: Andromeda didn’t hit with fans, the company canceled Viscera...

By Derek Nichols on 18 April 2018
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Getting Ewok Hunt Game Mode

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Getting Ewok Hunt Game Mode

To say things for Star Wars Battlefront 2 have been rough since its launch would be putting things lightly, with its controversial loot box progression system getting such negative feedback, the de...

By A.J. Plautz on 18 April 2018
BioWare Boss on How Mass Effect Influenced Anthem

BioWare Boss on How Mass Effect Influenced Anthem

When Mass Effect: Andromeda was released in March 2017, its sales figures disappointed and it received mixed reviews. The reception to the game led to significant changes at BioWare, including the...

By Jasmine Henry on 17 April 2018
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Microtransactions Return Soon

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Microtransactions Return Soon

Just days before Star Wars Battlefront 2 was released in November of last year, publisher Electronic Arts decided to temporarily remove microtransactions from the game. The publisher was responding...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 April 2018
Women Devs Earn Less Than Men at Rockstar's UK Studio

Women Devs Earn Less Than Men at Rockstar's UK Studio

With gender biases in the video game industry becoming a more prevalent issue in the twenty-first century, big companies, including video game companies, in the UK are required to provide the gover...

By Janine Engelbrecht on 07 April 2018
BioWare Saved By Electronic Arts Acquisition

BioWare Saved By Electronic Arts Acquisition

BioWare is a company known for massive franchises like Mass Effect, Dragon Age, and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, but those popular series may have been brought to an early end. While spe...

By Ben Walker on 04 April 2018
Star Wars Open World Game in the Works Says EA Job Post

Star Wars Open World Game in the Works Says EA Job Post

As if it needed to be said, Electronic Arts had a rough go of it with its last game for the Star Wars franchise with 2017’s launch of Battlefront 2, especially when one considers the fact that the...

By Kyle Sledge on 04 April 2018
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Review

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Review

By EA’s own admission, 2015’s Star Wars Battlefront was rushed to store shelves in order to launch near the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in theaters. The result was a game that lacked ma...

By Dalton Cooper on 04 April 2018
The Sims 4 Fans Aren't Happy Getting DLC For Their DLC

The Sims 4 Fans Aren't Happy Getting DLC For Their DLC

When Electronic Arts announced its latest Stuff Pack for The Sims 4, My First Pet Stuff, it must have known that it was treading uncharted waters. While the franchise as a whole is famous for its n...

By John Jacques on 11 March 2018
A Way Out Dev Criticizes Power of PS4

A Way Out Dev Criticizes Power of PS4

One of the most unique games seen at E3 2017 was A Way Out, a split-screen co-op game that follows the stories of two convicts as they escape from prison and go on the run. The game is one of the m...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 March 2018
Anthem Will Mix Weapon Progression Systems

Anthem Will Mix Weapon Progression Systems

BioWare’s new game Anthem may not be releasing until 2019 (at the earliest) but that isn’t stopping fans from asking tons of questions about the game. More importantly, even though they won’t give...

By Anthony Taormina on 08 March 2018
Battlefront 2 Mod Adds Controversial Reddit Comment

Battlefront 2 Mod Adds Controversial Reddit Comment

Shortly after Star Wars Battlefront 2‘s launch back in November of last year, fans’ displeasure over the way in which the science fiction shooter implemented loot boxes in the game caused a massive...

By Kyle Sledge on 08 March 2018
A Way Out Goes Gold

A Way Out Goes Gold

A Way Out director Josef Fares confirms that the upcoming co-operative prison break game has officially gone gold ahead of its mid-March release date.

By John Jacques on 18 February 2018
A Way Out Lets Friends Play Co-Op for Free

A Way Out Lets Friends Play Co-Op for Free

The publisher Electronic Arts reveals that fans looking forward to playing the action-adventure title, A Way Out, will be able to play co-op with friends for free.

By Kyle Sledge on 18 December 2017
A Way Out Does Not Support Matchmaking for Co-op

A Way Out Does Not Support Matchmaking for Co-op

Josef Fares of Hazelight Studios reveals that the newly-announced prison escape co-operative title A Way Out will not support online matchmaking for players.

By Rob Gordon on 18 July 2017
Dragon Age: Inquisition Item Contest

Dragon Age: Inquisition Item Contest

BioWare announces a new contest that lets fans created items to potentially be included in a future Dragon Age: Inquisition downloadable content update.

By John Jacques on 15 July 2015
EA Access Vault New Additions

EA Access Vault New Additions

Peter Moore of Electronic Arts announces new additions to the EA Access vault as well as free demo periods during Microsoft’s E3 2015 press conference.

By Derek Nichols on 15 July 2015