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EA Sports Ignite engine trailer was pre-rendered

By Alice O'Connor, May 22, 2013 8:00am PDT

Gosh, wasn't the big reveal trailer for EA Sport's new next-gen engine Ignite exciting? To think, that's how sports games will be on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4! Ah. Well. Not quite. As you may have guessed, that wasn't in-game footage. No, EA says, that was pre-rendered ...


"I think it was a rush job, they didn't tweak surfaces and materials of the assets in the ..."

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EA Sports games on Xbox One use new 'Ignite' engine

By Alice O'Connor, May 21, 2013 10:50am PDT

A new generation of consoles means a new generation of engines, and EA has shown off its new 'Ignite' engine which is the foundation of new EA Sports titles. Technically it's only confirmed it for Xbox One, announced during Microsoft's big reveal event, but we all know what'...


Madden NFL 25's $99 'Anniversary Edition' includes Sunday Ticket

By Steve Watts, May 17, 2013 11:30am PDT

Madden NFL 25 is getting an Amazon-exclusive "Anniversary Edition" that includes DirecTV's


"er, no telestrator mode, that's Game Rewind, I confused myself"

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EA and FIFA renew deal through 2022

By Steve Watts, May 08, 2013 3:00pm PDT

EA has extended its exclusive licensing agreement with FIFA through 2022, the company announced today.


EA, Nintendo relationship 'strong' despite Madden NFL 25 not coming to Wii U

By John Keefer, May 02, 2013 11:30am PDT

Despite the fact that Electronic Arts made Madden NFL 13 one of the launch titles for the Wii U, not too many people latched onto it to play football. So it is not surprising that EA has decided that Madden NFL 25 will not be coming to Nintendo's console this year.


"That is true, and EA has been pretty silent about any next generation software title offerings. ..."

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Rumor: Tiger Woods series on one-year hiatus

By Steve Watts, Apr 29, 2013 1:00pm PDT

Unnamed sources claim Tiger Woods PGA Tour 15 was to be outsourced to give EA time to work on PGA Tour 16 for next-gen consoles, but those plans were ultimately scrapped and the game hasn't been reassigned.


"Annual release of all sports games make little sense. Roster and uniform updates can likely ..."

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Retail outs Vita version of FIFA 14

By John Keefer, Apr 25, 2013 5:30pm PDT

FIFA 14 was just announced last week with no release date and the only platforms listed as PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC. However, Amazon.com is already listing the game for a September 24 release, and added Vita as a platform as well.


"Lets hope that it not fifa 12 I mean fifa 13 reskinned again."

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Barry Sanders wins cover vote for Madden NFL 25

By John Keefer, Apr 25, 2013 11:00am PDT

Old school beat out new school in the vote for cover athlete of Madden NFL 25. Retired Detroit Lions star Barry Sanders survived six rounds of voting to beat out current Minnesota Vikings phenom Adrian Peterson, it was revealed on ESPN 2 last night.


"He's going to break his ankle gardening... damned FFL@RetiredGOATS league."

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NHL 14 cover contest has teammates face off

By Steve Watts, Apr 22, 2013 4:30pm PDT

Electronic Arts has started its next NHL cover contest, letting fans vote for the athlete that will grace NHL 14.


FIFA 14 announced, features 'Pure Shot' and global scouting

By Steve Watts, Apr 17, 2013 11:30am PDT

EA officially announced FIFA 14 today, and outlined the features for this year's iteration. It's coming to PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and "additional platforms" this fall.


EA Sports settlement offers up to $20 payout for past football game purchases

By Steve Watts, Apr 16, 2013 1:32pm PDT

The payment amounts for the monopoly settlement EA reached in July have been tripled, due to a lower-than-expected number of claimants.


"Crazy, I bought every single game in that series. I usually don't "claim" things here but ... ..."

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EA survey hints at 'new NBA concept'

By Steve Watts, Apr 09, 2013 4:30pm PDT

An EA survey suggests it will be playtesting a "new NBA concept" this week, though it's unknown if this is the NBA Live game in development at EA Tiburon or another basketball game altogether.


"If you are Dwight Howard or DeAndre Jordan then free throws will cost you $1 each. "

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Madden NFL 25 cover vote begins

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 11, 2013 3:01pm PDT

Voting for the cover athlete of EA Sports' terribly-named Madden NFL 25 has begun.


"This is like sacrificing a virgin to a volcano god. The God of the Madden Curse must be ..."

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Madden NFL 25 official next title for franchise

By Steve Watts, Feb 01, 2013 11:30am PST

EA Sports has announced its next Madden game will be called Madden NFL 25, after the franchise's 25th anniversary. It's coming August 27.


"Haven't bought a Madden game in years and no plans to get one until the exclusivity deal is ..."

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New Madden game coming August 27

By John Keefer, Jan 31, 2013 2:00pm PST

Super Bowl Sunday is right around the corner, and in addition to parties, cookouts and a Baltimore Ravens victory, this is also the time when new...