EA Canada News


SSX hits the powder on Valentine's Day

By Jeff Mattas, Oct 21, 2011 4:30pm PDT

A new "Survive It" trailer for the extreme snowboarding game SSX teases the game's February 14 launch date.


"Forza 4 would be another reason... Why aren't you playing it!!"

- Shadowdane see all 3 comments

First SSX 'Massive World' trailer explains 'Mountain Man' tech

By Jeff Mattas, Oct 19, 2011 4:15pm PDT

Part one of SSX's 'Massive World' trailer series describes the game's proprietary 'Mountain Man' technology and details some of the game's locations.


"Looking awesome! Kinda glad this is scheduled for Jan 2012... too many games for this fall!"

- Shadowdane see all 5 comments

FIFA Street returning in 2012

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 16, 2011 7:30am PDT

It's not quite 'jumpers for goalposts,' but EA is bringing back its bare-knuckle football series FIFA Street next year for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.


NHL 12 trailer features 'Be A Pro' enhancements

By Xav de Matos, Jul 27, 2011 7:30pm PDT

In a trio of new trailers for NHL 12, EA Sports details some of the enhancements made to the upcoming hockey title. Developer EA Canada has basically plucked the hopes and dreams out of every Canadian kid's head.


"If only microsoft had controllers for the xbox 360 that could be used with a PC!"

- kwperley see all 12 comments

NHL 12 'sizzle' reel showcases new physicality

By Xav de Matos, Jul 14, 2011 1:30pm PDT

A new trailer for NHL 12 from EA Sports features a look at some of the new physical play added to the game, including knocking players over the boards.


"Blades of steel was great. Next great hockey game for me was NHL98 on PC."

- Pneum0 see all 27 comments

Source: EA 'Roll-Offs' Lead to Cuts at EA Canada and EA Black Box; As Many as 100 Affected

By Xav de Matos, Oct 27, 2010 3:50pm PDT

[Update: 8:15p.m.] An EA representative has responded to our original story with the same comment it originally gave Joystiq (found in the body of...


"Some of those other projects have different job requirements (C#, Unity, etc) or are at ..."

- synic0 see all 12 comments

FIFA Soccer 11 Announced for Fall

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 09, 2010 7:00am PDT

The annual instalment of EA's FIFA football--"soccer," to some--series will once again be released in the traditional fall slot, the developer and...


"Europe is the largest high end PC gamer market, namely UK and Germany. If anything EA must be ..."

- abjectblitz see all 12 comments

Free-to-Play FIFA Online Enters Open Beta on PC

By Chris Faylor, Jun 04, 2010 9:30am PDT

Just in time for the World Cup, Electronic Arts has announced that its free-to-play PC soccer game FIFA Online "is available to soccer fans...


"not just all mouse-based only...you can also use XBOX gamepad for window ..no problem...GREAT!!!"

- neil1969 see all 4 comments

EA's NBA ELITE 11 Due in October

By Chris Faylor, Jun 02, 2010 7:40am PDT

Pledging to "re-invent the basketball simulation videogame experience" with "an all-new technology base, a new control scheme and a real-time...


"Seriously, the game sucks, fix that first.. THEN the controls."

- ReckHavoc see all 4 comments

EA Announces 'NHL Slapshot' for Wii, Starring Gretzky

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 01, 2010 5:40am PDT

Developer and publisher Electronic Arts today announced NHL Slapshot, "their first ever NHL hockey title for the Wii" which apparently features a...


"Wonderful idea except for one problem, what about people like me who have no athletic skill ..."

- Blazer1982 see all 3 comments

'NBA Live' Series Rebranded 'NBA Elite'

By Chris Faylor, May 27, 2010 9:00am PDT

Following a Facebook tease from athletics game maker EA SPORTS that asked "What Is Elite," the company has confirmed that its annual basketball...


"And NBA 2K will still destroy you with superior gameplay, animation, and over-all quality, EA."

- ragingdwarf see all 14 comments

EA's Free Footie Game 'FIFA Online' Going Worldwide

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 29, 2010 11:50am PST

EA has announced that its free-to-play PC multiplayer football--"soccer," if you're wrong--game-cum-RPG FIFA Online is to begin rolling out...


"Unfortunately it uses one of the older FIFA PC games engine which sucks."

- st4rdog see all 7 comments

EA Goes to South Africa with 2010 FIFA World Cup

By Chris Faylor, Jan 27, 2010 9:40am PST

As the World Cup only occurs once every four years, Electronic Arts has announced that it will once again be celebrating the tournament with a...


"If they can make all those international teams and 10 new stadiums, why can't they add 10+ ..."

- st4rdog see all 7 comments

NHL 10 Announced, Throws Fists

By Alice O'Connor, May 14, 2009 8:24am PDT

EA Sports has today announced NHL 10, the latest in its long-running hockey series. To improve upon NHL 09--which Nick so lovingly praised--EA...


"i own nhl 09 on pc. its completely true. its not even close to the same game. still fun though"

- podizzle see all 16 comments

NHL Arcade Brings Big Head Hockey to PS3, 360

By Chris Faylor, Dec 05, 2008 7:48am PST

Electronic Arts and EA Canada today announced their second hockey game of the season, a downloadable "no rules" take on the sport dubbed 3 on 3 NHL...


"especially consdering iginla is a rh shot and the 2/5 picture is a lh shooter."

- lingo see all 17 comments