Electronic Arts says twice as many people can play the city-building game at the same time now.
EA has added servers and offered free games to help appease disgruntled SimCity players.
The social and mobile game developer is no more.
With $7.7 million raised and more on the way, Chris Roberts is well on his way to building his ambitious Star Citizen game.
How does Battlefield and Dragon Age for Mac sound? Count on it, because DICE is working to port the Frostbite game engine to OS X.
Valve’s Steam service and the Mac App Store must be trembling in fear right now.
From game violence to sex chat, game companies got into hot water in 2012.
The Walking Dead may be GamesBeat’s Game of the Year for 2012, but here’s the other titles our staff picked as contenders for the crown.
Editor’s Pick It’s no secret that first-person shooters — in all their Hollywood-inspired clamor and spectacle — don’t simulate the realities of war very well. From basic rules of engagement, to gun safety (i.e., don’t flag your buddies), and the dynamics of combat, FPSs are more akin to interactive action flicks than a proper recreation of armed conflict.
In what appears to be an inevitable move, Electronic Arts has released a new version of its Madden Football game built specifically for mobile devices and social networks.
Two new games from the Mass Effect team are in the works at BioWare.
The doctors are retiring from the developer that brought us Mass Effect.
We have jobs news from the gaming industry that’s not about layoffs. We’re back, baby!
EA and Insomniac Games’ upcoming multiplatform shooter puts alien technology in dangerous hands.
Zynga is diving into real-money gambling, but Electronic Arts hasn’t decided what to do yet.
Hardcore gamers will like the high-end 3D graphics in Command & Conquer, a free-to-play online title coming in 2013
Editor’s Pick This just may be a blinding flash of the obvious, but apparently we like ads that don’t suck. And fit into our current context. And give us something we want.
The NPD Group just released its sales numbers for new physical retail and electronic distribution video game sales for the month of July 2012.
Commander Shepard pulls off his best Big Daddy impression as he dives into mysterious waters in Mass Effect 3: Leviathan.
Missed the latest news on GamesBeat? Here’s a list of the stories we ran over the past week.
EA’s Summer Showcase was filled with mobile games from publishers Chillingo and PopCap, among others.
Electronic Arts reported its first fiscal quarter earnings today, hitting its target but falling short on revenue.
Under the terms of the proposed settlement, EA will have to pay $27 million to consumers who bought its Madden NFL, NCAA Football, and AFL games.
Financial analysts at Robert W. Baird & Co. predict how well video game publishers performed this fiscal quarter ahead of earnings reports.
Is it too soon for another full-fledged sequel in the popular Battlefield first-person shooter franchise? Developer DICE doesn’t think so.
Developer/publisher Electronic Arts announced today that its free-to-play, browser-based strategy game, Command & Conquer: Tiberium Alliances, hit over 1 million registered players within two months of its online launch.
Earnings season starts this week for tech companies, and no one is expecting outstanding second-quarter results. If the reports turn out to be weaker than expected, then tech investors might run for the hills, the San Jose Mercury News reported.
BioWare and EA announce Ultima Forever: Quest for the Avatar, a reboot of one of the most classic and beloved role-playing franchises within the industry.
Mass Effect 3′s upcoming downloadable content pack, named Earth, brings the co-op multiplayer slugfests to the homefront with three Earth-based maps, new weapons, and a new (and punishing) difficulty tier.
EA believes gaming’s future will prune away the barriers of the walled garden.
GamesBeat 2012: In Will Wright’s vision of the future, the player is the game.
EA’s Battlefield 3 Premium service hit 800,000 members within its first two weeks, but how does it stack up against long-time competitor Call of Duty Elite?
Free character transfers are now available in BioWare’s massively multiplayer online role-playing game Star Wars: The Old Republic for players stuck on low population servers.
That’s it. The Electronic Entertainment Expo is done. We’re finished with you Los Angeles, and the only things we’re taking home with us are the memes.
During EA’s E3 media briefing, BioWare announced a handful of new features coming to Star Wars: The Old Republic.
At the Electronic Entertainment Expo, Electronic Arts revealed Battlefield 3 Premium, a collection of exclusive content, in-game items, and map packs for its popular military shooter.