All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Electronic Arts’

Shaq Fu 2 Is Coming, A Sequel To An Abysmal Game

It was by 1994 that we grew familiar with 2D fighting games: a one vs. one matchup where characters would yell “Hadouken” or “GET OVER HERE!” and beat the living tar out of each other. Street Fighter II and Mortal Kombat are the staples of the genre, and, due to their successes, spawned a fury of notable competitors and shameless …

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Denver Broncos Beat Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl Simulation

The Denver Broncos have beaten the Seattle Seahawks to claim the Lombardi Trophy in 2014 . . . or so sayeth Madden 25. The popular video game franchise from Electronic Arts has correctly predicted the winner of 8 of the past 10 Super Bowls, and now it’s saying that the Broncos, currently favored by 3 points in Vegas, will edge …

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Barry Sanders Named Madden NFL 25 Cover Athlete

After weeks of voting and 40 million votes, EA has announced this year’s Madden NFL cover athlete. Barry Sanders will grace the cover of Madden NFL 25, which will celebrate the franchise’s 25 years of console success. “The Madden NFL franchise has such a rich tradition and history, and there’s no better way to celebrate our 25th Anniversary than by …

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The Sims 3 Pop Star Sings in Simlish

It seems like a joke, but The Sims 3‘s made-up language has now been used to cover a real-life pop song. With less than a week to go before The Sims 3 University Life releases on March 5, EA is choosing to promote its game by featuring a 16-year-old girl singing in a made-up language. The new trailer released today …

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Mass Effect 3’s Final DLC Announced

Nearly one year out from the release of Mass Effect 3, EA and BioWare have announced the final DLC installments for the Mass Effect Trilogy. Two new add-ons, Mass Effect 3: Reckoning and Mass Effect 3: Citadel will be coming soon to Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. Reckoning will be released on February 26 and be free to download …

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The Sims 3 University Life Previewed in New Walkthrough Video

Last month, Maxis teased The Sims 3: University Life with a trailer that showed off frat parties, bonfire keggers, and beer pong. Today, the developer of The Sims games has released a much longer preview that delves into the details of the upcoming expansion. The new video is actually a walkthrough of some of the new features of University Life. …

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New SimCity Trailer Includes Superheroes, Villains

Last month, EA and Maxis showed off the “European City Sets” that come with the $80 Digital Deluxe Edtion of the upcoming SimCity. That add-on comes with famous European landmarks (the Eiffel Tower, Big Ben, and Brandenburg Gate) that transform the surrounding landscape, including buildings, police vehicles, and public transportation. Today, EA and Maxis are showing off the other, sillier …

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Origin For Mac Officially Released

Love it or hate it, if you want to play Dead Space 3, Crysis 3, or SimCity on a PC or Mac, you are going to have to download EA’s Origin platform. It’s been only one month since EA released the “Alpha” version of its Origin platform for the Mac, and today EA officially released the client for Macs. We’ll …

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Metacritic Scores 2012’s Best Game Publishers

Metacritic, the popular video game review aggregator, has released its third yearly breakdown of the best gaming publishers. The rankings come as an aggregate of the critic Metacritic scores of each publisher’s titles released in 2012. Sales and user reviews are not taken into account. Somewhat surprisingly, Electronic Arts (EA) has topped review charts this year. This is despite being …

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Dead Space 3 DLC Announced, Background Mini Series Begins

Dead Space 3 was released in the U.S. today, and already extra content for the title is being announced. EA and Visceral Games today announced the “Awakened” DLC add-on will be available sometime in March. The announcement states that the content will allow players to “experience the franchise’s darkest chapters as the Necromorph battles become even more gruesome and terrifying …

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SimCity Will Have an In-Game Store

It’s been known for a while not that the upcoming SimCity will have always-on DRM, though it won’t force players to always play in multiplayer mode. That’s not ideal, and it will likely only end up frustrating users, the way Diablo III’s Error 37 did. If EA and Maxis can manage to provide robust support, though, the DRM is something …

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Madden NFL 25 Release Date: August 27

Yesterday EA teased that something called Madden 25 would be coming later this year on August 27. Today the publisher confirmed that it will, in fact, be the next yearly game in the Madden franchise, titled Madden NFL 25. “There’s no better way to celebrate and mark the culmination of 25 years of innovation than by naming this year’s game …

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