We’re announcing eight more all-star speakers from the game industry for our Oct. 29-30 conference.
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Check out part two of our interview with EA Labels president Frank Gibeau, and find out more about the software giant’s approach to making blockbusters.
Editor’s Pick EA had a good E3, and Frank Gibeau is one reason why that happened. Here’s our interview with EA’s studio boss.
But the company still reports a loss for the first fiscal quarter.
EA’s chief operating officer tells us where he has made his bets.
But EA won’t bet on one over the other, beyond “tactical exclusives.”
EA Sports will make video games base on the FIFA brand for years to come. Right now, players play 65 million games a week.
Here’s the complete download from EA’s earnings call. The game giant continues to invest in next-generation games for Sony and Microsoft platforms.
The publisher promises next-gen versions of Battlefield, FIFA, Madden, NBA Live, and Need for Speed.
Electronic Arts is now the exclusive home of Star Wars games for traditional gaming consoles.
Electronic Arts wants to focus on mobile and “new technologies.” That’s why it is cutting jobs.
The social and mobile game developer is no more.
Layoffs are the hot new thing, and EA gets in on the trend.
Will Sony and Microsoft save the game console business?
Electronic Arts doesn’t have plans for any new Medal of Honor games at this point.
Verizon is the king of fast cellular networks in America, or so it says. And it’s hard to argue with the company’s numbers.
We saw separate but wonderful visions of the game industry this week in a series of cool events.
Editor’s Pick Who will win the race in the video game business: startups or giants?
Zynga was the hare. EA was the tortoise. Do we know who won the race?
Zynga is diving into real-money gambling, but Electronic Arts hasn’t decided what to do yet.
A promo for the new Medal of Honor Warfighter on Origin seemingly confirms the existence of Battlefield 4. All references have since been removed from the service.
In their attempts to reach a wider audience, survival-horror video game developers could be ruining what made their games great in the first place: the horror.
Electronic Arts has officially launched Star Wars: The Old Republic, one of the most expensive online games ever made, in a bid to grab a share of the lucrative massively multiplayer online games market that is dominated by Blizzard Entertainment’s World of Warcraft.
Analysts, gamers and investors want to know more details about Star Wars: The Old Republic, the big online game coming from Electronic Arts. But the video-game giant isn’t ready just yet to talk about the biggest details of the game, as evidenced by vague comments on today’s earnings call for EA.
Frank Gibeau, president of the EA Games label at Electronic Arts, is responsible for taking the battle to EA’s arch rival, Activision Blizzard, in a big way this fall with the coming launch of Battlefield 3. That’s a heavy burden, since Activision Blizzard has the world’s most popular modern combat shooting game franchise — which generates more than $1 billion a year in revenues — and it is preparing to launch Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 on Nov. 8. Last week, EA announced that it was launching Battlefield 3 on Oct. 25 and that the game will have its own social network.