EA Partners News


Report: EA Partners facing closure

By Steve Watts, Apr 25, 2013 8:00am PDT

EA Partners, the contract-based publishing arm of Electronic Arts that courted independent developers, is reportedly set to be closed.


"Secret World didn't go Free to Play. It dropped the subscription model. You still have to buy ..."

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The Secret World trailer celebrates launch

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 03, 2012 6:45am PDT

Another month brings another MMO. The Secret World, made by Age of Conan developer Funcom, lands on store shelves for PC today, heralded by a snazzy launch trailer. Have you been playing through pre-order early access, or do you plan to buy it?


"That was actually a pretty cool trailer and I keep seeming to hear more good things about this ..."

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The Secret World pre-orders pack beta access

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 03, 2012 7:45am PDT

Guaranteed access to The Secret World's beta weekends can be yours, if you're already sold on Funcom's MMORPG and willing to slap your money money on a pre-order. You'll also get a smattering of in-game bonus items for your troubles.


"Yeah. I really want the game to be good but I wasn't too impressed by the 30 minute video I saw. ..."

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Reckoning lead designer begs for console install; discusses demo bugs

By Xav de Matos, Jan 25, 2012 6:15pm PST

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning lead designer Ian Frazier discusses why the game's demo is buggy, why developer Big Huge Games isn't happy about it, and begs for console users to install the game.


"My real complaint with this, is that the CE's are only available online..."

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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning PC specs revealed, Xbox demo coming

By Xav de Matos, Jan 10, 2012 6:30pm PST

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is coming next month and developer 38 Studios has finally revealed the game's PC specs. Also for your viewing pleasure is a new trailer for the game.


"No worries we will see, I have this crazy idea it could be better than Skyrim or as good(which ..."

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EA Partners extending to mobile and social platforms

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 01, 2011 5:00pm PST

The EA Partners publishing and distribution program is entering the worlds of mobile and social games through Chillingo and Playfish.


The Secret World Being Co-published by EA Partners

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 10, 2011 7:00am PST

Though Funcom self-published its last two MMOs, Age of Conan and Anarchy Online, the developer today announced that it'll co-publish The Secret...


"If they made something similar to AO, or if this game is similar, I will start playing their ..."

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Insomniac Working on New Multiplatform Property

By Alice O'Connor, May 25, 2010 9:00am PDT

Resistance and Ratchet & Clank series creator Insomniac Games has announced it is working on a new franchise that'll hit both Xbox 360 and...


"I so wish Sony would give the OK for a PC port of Resistance....."

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Activision on Call of Duty Duo's New Studio: 'No Surprise' Given 'Myriad of Improper Activities'

By Chris Faylor, Apr 12, 2010 9:57am PDT

Following this morning's announcement of Jason West and Vince Zampella--formerly of Call of Duty series creator Infinity Ward--founding a new...


"Are you forgetting that the acquisition of Blizzard by Vivendi is what led to the loss of ..."

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Sacked Call of Duty Makers Form 'Respawn Entertainment,' Sign With EA Partners

By Alice O'Connor and Chris Faylor, Apr 12, 2010 6:43am PDT

The recently-sacked Infinity Ward co-founders Jason West and Vince Zampella today announced they have formed a new development studio 'Respawn...


"When their next game is released, we'll really get to see if it was Activision that destroyed ..."

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EA Publishing Big Huge RPG 'Project Mercury'

By Chris Faylor, Mar 09, 2010 9:00am PST

Having saved Rise of Nations developer Big Huge Game from closure, owner 38 Studios today announced that Electronic Arts will be publishing Big...


""Big Huge RPG" turns into MMO if you just squint. Anyhow, I've seen EA do this enough times to ..."

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Shank and DeathSpank Snagged by EA Partners

By Chris Faylor, Mar 04, 2010 10:30am PST

Having helped distribute such externally-developed retail titles as Rock Band and Left 4 Dead, Electronic Arts' publishing division EA Partners is...


"Yeah Valve and id both hurting from having EA Partners handling their distribution. What a loss ..."

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