Electronic Arts News


EA's creative director leaves the company

By David Craddock, May 18, 2016 1:35pm PDT

Richard Hilleman, director of early Madden NFL titles and chief creative director, spent 30 years with the publishing giant. 


EA forms internal team to study 'out there' technologies

By David Craddock, May 17, 2016 4:26pm PDT

Frostbite Labs will focus on long-term projects that utilize cutting-edge tech such as virtual humans and deep learning.


CHVRCHES releases song written for and inspired by Mirror's Edge Catalyst 'Warning Call'

By Daniel Perez, May 13, 2016 9:25am PDT

CHVRCHES hopes 'Warning Call' can match the otherworldly feeling of the game’s visual aesthetics.


"I guess this makes Warning Call the new Still Alive? No, not that one, this one: ..."

- RaptorII see all 4 comments

EA, Ubisoft predict the end of console hardware

By David Craddock, May 12, 2016 1:52pm PDT

Executives at both companies believe traditional, living-room boxes will eventually be supplanted by streaming devices.


"So if that one platform is something like UWP that runs on many different devices you're gold?"

- Peanut Fox see all 59 comments

Madden NFL 17 leak confirms The Patriots' Rob Gronkowski is this year's cover athlete

By Daniel Perez, May 12, 2016 6:47am PDT

Prior to its official announcement, new information, including the cover athlete, have been leaked for Madden NFL 17.


"And Gronk goes ninth pick in the third round of the fantasy draft."

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Titanfall 2 coming before the end of the year, EA says

By John Keefer, May 10, 2016 2:22pm PDT

Latest financial report outs the planned timing of Respawn's sequel.


"This seems like really bad timing, especially with how quickly the first Titanfall died off."

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Mass Effect Andromeda will now set off to brave new worlds in early 2017

By Daniel Perez, May 10, 2016 9:43am PDT

BioWare promises more freedom, new uncharted worlds, and the promise of the next great Mass Effect experience.


"While not in the Andromeda galaxy, Stargate Atlantis was primarily set in the Pegasus galaxy ..."

- thetangent see all 25 comments

New Need for Speed game currently in development for 2017 release

By Daniel Perez, May 10, 2016 8:10am PDT

Several months after the release of the Need for Speed reboot, Ghost Games has revealed it's already working on a new game for release next year.


EA will make games for the Nintendo NX 'if it makes sense'

By John Keefer, May 10, 2016 8:05am PDT

Likely translation: Don't expect too many games from the company for the new console.


"It worries me that some big developers would still be in a "wait and see" mode. Don't they have ..."

- AluminumMallard see all 4 comments

Madden NFL 17 release date announced; cover athlete reveal coming this week

By Daniel Perez, May 09, 2016 10:51am PDT

Surprise! EA Sports is working on another Madden NFL game, which will be released later this Summer.


"I think they made it too easy to cause dropped or tipped passes. They also made it too hard to ..."

- the man with the briefcase see all 16 comments

Battlefield 1 introduces World War I warfare on October 21

By Daniel Perez, May 06, 2016 1:30pm PDT

EA and DICE have announced details surrounding Battlefield 1, which we now know will take place during World War I.


"Never mind was looking at the video clip thought the shoulder looked like a tank. So yeah not sure. "

- OutlawSundown see all 57 comments

Battlefield leak hints at WWI setting for new game

By John Keefer, May 06, 2016 9:00am PDT

New image surfaces for the game on the Xbox store.


"Haha no. That is some art that was used for the board game Scythe."

- bling1bling see all 30 comments

Battlefield gets a teaser video promoting tomorrow's announcement

By John Keefer, May 05, 2016 10:20am PDT

It's eight seconds long ... only three of which show anything.


"It's a WWI game... looks like the soldier is wearing a trench coat, (and not some futuristic ..."

- Lobito see all 84 comments

Mass Effect Trilogy will soon be free on Origin Access for PC

By Daniel Perez, May 05, 2016 9:33am PDT

Origin Access subscribers will soon be getting a ton of games for free as well as early access to Mirror's Edge Catalyst.


"All movies on Netflix are free too! Has the Shack turned into some marketing puppet? Low quality!"

- Curike see all 24 comments

Respawn working on a Star Wars game

By John Keefer, May 04, 2016 10:20am PDT

The new project will be a third-person action adventure.


"Can you imagine TIE Fighter in fucking VR?!?! JESUS FUCKING CHRIST."

- Rice-Rocketeer see all 19 comments