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Alleged murderer Aaron Hernandez to be removed from Madden 25, NCAA 14

By Steve Watts, Jul 08, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Electronic Arts has announced that it has removed former Patriots tight end (and accused murderer) Aaron Hernandez from Madden NFL 25, and will be doing the same for his appearance in NCAA 14 via a title update.


"Yeah, cause Vick killed a person. What team was that? The Ravens? The one with the murderer?"

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Madden designer suit against EA going to trial [update]

By Steve Watts, Jun 24, 2013 7:30am PDT

Original Madden designer Robin Antonick has won the first phase of his case against Electronic Arts, alleging unpaid royalties for derivative works based on his design from the 1980s.


"Statute of limitations. I always found it funny that the abbreviation for statute of limitations ..."

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EA Sports' Ignite engine not on PC because average PCs not powerful enough

By Steve Watts, Jun 18, 2013 10:30am PDT

EA Sports' Andrew Wilson explains why the Ignite engine isn't being used for FIFA 14, and what will have to happen before EA uses it on the platform.


"I'm sure the people who don't have a powerful enough rig would be the console players anyway... ..."

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NCAA Football 14 demo coming tomorrow

By Steve Watts, Jun 17, 2013 1:25pm PDT

NCAA Football 14 is getting a demo on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 tomorrow.


"looking forward to trying this, some nice looking animations in that trailer"

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EA Sports UFC preview: next-gen tech-downs

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 13, 2013 8:15am PDT

The spectacle of EA Sports' big-budget, next-generation approach to UFC is undeniably appealing.


Madden NFL 25 will be a launch game for PS4 and Xbox One

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 10, 2013 2:32pm PDT

Unsurprisingly, EA Sports' Madden NFL 25 will make it in time for the console launches of both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.


"I gave up on Madden and the other nfl console games about 7 years ago because we felt the games ..."

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EA Sports UFC coming to PS4 and Xbox One in spring 2014

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 10, 2013 1:50pm PDT

EA Sports' upcoming UFC game will be available in Spring 2014 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One


FIFA 14 trailer dribbles new features

By Steve Watts, Jun 07, 2013 2:00pm PDT

A new trailer for FIFA 14 shows off the new features coming to this year's installment.


"FIFA is getting modded now too, allowing people to support any league they want. I used to ..."

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EA puts Fight Night on hold in favor of UFC

By Steve Watts, May 24, 2013 12:30pm PDT

EA Sports head Andrew Wilson says the Fight Night team has been almost entirely redirected to work on UFC, after the company grabbed the rights from THQ in June of last year.


"I watch both boxing and MMA, but gotta say that I'm sad to see the FN series abandoned for the ..."

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FIFA 14 on PC won't use Ignite engine

By Alice O'Connor, May 23, 2013 3:30pm PDT

Huzzah, EA Sports finally has an engine which could put a modern gaming PC to good use! Oh, but no, the PC edition of FIFA 14 won't use shiny the new Ignite engine, EA has said. Oh well.


"Huh... PES has been trailing gameplay wise for many years now, at least on consoles. FIFAs are ..."

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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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