EA Sports News


FIFA 14 Ultimate Team Legends exclusive to Xbox One and Xbox 360

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 20, 2013 3:25am PDT

FIFA's Ultimate Team mode has been massively popular, generating incredible wealth for EA Sports. And, Microsoft has managed to snag exclusive Legends for Xbox One & 360,


John Madden picking All-25 Team for Madden NFL 25

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 29, 2013 3:00pm PDT

EA Sports is introducing the All-25 Team to Madden NFL 25, bringing together 25 of the greatest football players of all-time. And of course, they're going to be coached by John Madden.


"wow, madden's in game model really shows the age of current consoles. jesus that looks ..."

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Madden suit's next step: a year of comparing code

By Steve Watts, Jul 26, 2013 12:00pm PDT

The law firm representing Robin Antonick, the original designer of Madden NFL, says that the next step for the suit is to comb through Madden code from 1997-today and compare it to the original. The process could take a year.


NBA Live 14 cover athlete is Cavs' Kyrie Irving

By Steve Watts, Jul 25, 2013 1:30pm PDT

The Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving has been picked as the cover athlete for EA's NBA Live 14, the first entry in the series since NBA Live 10.


Madden designer wins first phase of suit against EA

By Steve Watts, Jul 24, 2013 8:15am PDT

Madden designer Robin Antonick has won the first phase of his lawsuit against EA for series royalties, at an estimated $11 million. A jury determined games from 1990-1996 were similar to his works.


"this is hardly a 'better keep it out of the news' issue, just a matter of which outcome they ..."

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Madden NFL 25 and FIFA 14 transfer Ultimate Team items from current-gen to next

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 23, 2013 10:00am PDT

Madden NFL 25 will be out on PS3 and Xbox 360 on August 27, well before the launch of any next-gen version. So what's a fella gotta do if he wants to play Madden as soon as the season starts, and wants to continue that experience on next-gen? Well, you buy two copies of the ...


EA Sports to release college football games without NCAA license

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 17, 2013 3:10pm PDT

EA Sports will continue to make college football games. However, it will do so without the NCAA license.


NCAA won't renew EA Sports license

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 17, 2013 11:40am PDT

The NCAA has decided not to renew its contract with EA Sports.


"will schools not be reticent for the same legal reasons as the NCAA?"

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NHL '94 revived in retro mode for NHL 14

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 11, 2013 8:15am PDT

Weren't the nineties great! With all that nineties music and oh, those nineties clothes we wore!And NHL '94 on the Genesis and SNES. As the nineties become 'retro' cool times which we're definitely not just remembering a handful of highlights from, EA has announced it's brin...


"I will only get this if a wrap-around shot still gives you a guaranteed goal"

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EA blames Wii U's 'lack of online engagement'

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 08, 2013 2:30pm PDT

EA no longer has any games in development on Wii U. And with neither Frostbite nor EA Sports Ignite currently working on Nintendo's new home console, it seems unlikely that any Wii U games will be coming from one of the world's biggest publishers.


"EA isn't nearly the force on handhelds that they are on home consoles"

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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.