Electronic Arts News


Co-optimized: Mass Effect 3

By Steven Wong, Jun 10, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Our sincere hope is that a new Mass Effect game will be announced at E3 2015. In order to help will that into existence using positive biotic energy, this week's co-optimized takes a look at Mass Effect 3's integrated multiplayer mode.


"Nice read. With ~1200 in-game hours of co-op I'd say you covered the good and the bad fairly."

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Mirror's Edge 2 becomes Mirror's Edge Catalyst; will appear at E3 2015

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 09, 2015 9:51am PDT

The next Mirror's Edge has undergone a name change, with DICE also indicating that it will be present at this year's E3.


"While turgid may be harder, I'm not sure it's more difficult. "General Buck Turgidson is a ..."

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SimCity BuildIt becomes the most-played game in SimCity history

By Daniel Perez, Jun 08, 2015 1:35pm PDT

There have been a lot of SimCity games, but SimCity BuildIt has become the most-played game out of the entire series.


"Basically this. I found it fun at first to play on the subway and such (someone up above ..."

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Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 teased ahead of E3 2015 reveal

By Daniel Perez, Jun 08, 2015 9:58am PDT

EA has teased the upcoming reveal of Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2, which will be shown at this year's E3.


"last time I played this it was easy enough to get a PvE game but PvP was near impossible."

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The Sims 4 adds World of Newcrest with free June 11 update

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 03, 2015 10:16am PDT

If your Sims' world has become a little too cramped, The Sims 4 will address that next week with a whole new area to help expand the current default neighborhoods.


FIFA 16 will include 12 Women's National Teams

By Ozzie Mejia, May 28, 2015 6:00am PDT

The FIFA series has represented the men's side of the beautiful game for many years, but FIFA 16 will also introduce 12 Women's National Teams for the first time.


Battlefield 4 Spring Patch debuts Gun Master mode

By Ozzie Mejia, May 26, 2015 11:00am PDT

Battlefield 4 reminds players that there's more than one active Battlefield game at the moment and the Spring Patch has introduced some major fixes, as well as a new game mode making its triumphant return from Battlefield 3: Close Quarters.


Battlefield Hardline reveals 'Criminal Activity' expansion

By Ozzie Mejia, May 26, 2015 9:45am PDT

Battlefield Hardline is still looking to clean up crime on the streets, with EA and Visceral revealing the game's first multiplayer expansion, called "Criminal Activity."


"If the BFHStats are to be believed its dead across most of the platforms except for the PS4 for ..."

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Need for Speed 2015 teaser image hints at Underground 3

By Daniel Perez, May 20, 2015 8:35am PDT

A new Need for Speed will be announced tomorrow, but today, EA has released a new teaser image that may hint at a new game in the Underground series.


"It's hard to tell from the teaser image but I think this is going to be about cars. Maybe some ..."

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EA's Frank Gibeau Leaves Company

By Tad Huempfner, May 19, 2015 3:15pm PDT

Electronic Arts loses Frank Gibeau, an executive who has been with the company for more than 20 years and oversaw key EA titles.


"If he doesn't accept the job offer at the end they give him an Incomplete."

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Need for Speed 2015 to be revealed this week

By Daniel Perez, May 18, 2015 1:40pm PDT

This year's Need for Speed is expected to finally make its debut prior to the start of E3, EA announced today.


"From https://www.youtube.com/user/NeedForSpeed looks like a mobile game?!?"

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New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. named Madden NFL 16 cover athlete

By Ozzie Mejia, May 13, 2015 3:58pm PDT

Only one player is left standing! It's New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr., who will don the cover for Madden NFL 16.


"I suppose Gronk has already had his career's share of injury setbacks, also ODB showed that he ..."

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Co-Optimized: Dragon Age Inquisition: Dragonslayer

By Steven Wong, May 06, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Dragon Age: Inquisition's cooperative multiplayer got a free upgrade with the Dragonslayer expansion. We gather together the party, comprised of both new and familiar faces, play a few chords on a magical lute, and go dragon hunting.


Madden NFL 16 cover athlete finalists revealed as vote opens to Madden owners

By Ozzie Mejia, May 04, 2015 1:45pm PDT

There are four finalists for the honor of being named the cover athlete to Madden NFL 16. The vote has opened up, with Madden NFL 15 and Madden NFL Mobile users able to vote via their respective games.


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Star Wars: The Old Republic celebrates May 4 with 12x Epic Story XP Boost through this fall

By Ozzie Mejia, May 04, 2015 11:15am PDT

Those that have logged out of Star Wars: The Old Republic are being given an enticing reason to return, with all Story XP getting a 12x boost starting today and ending this fall.


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