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FIFA Street offers Messi as pre-order perk

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 21, 2011 12:45pm PST

EA Sports would like you to give it money for the new FIFA Street long before the game launches, the lunatics! It's not all take-take-take, though, you will actually get something in return--a super-team starring ball-kicking man Lionel Messi.


SSX dev diary goes behind the music

By Xav de Matos, Nov 21, 2011 7:45pm PST

SSX music producer Freddy Ouano discusses how the upcoming title will remix music on the fly, based on player actions.


"I get it. Somebody over at Kotaku (with zero knowledge or any technical know-how... which is ..."

- Mommar see all 6 comments

SSX preview

By Xav de Matos, Nov 09, 2011 2:00pm PST

We hit the slopes in our preview of EA's high-def revival of the SSX franchise and can't wait to get back to the mountain.


" I hope I'm wrong, but this game is bound to fail. They should have just made a $20 downloadable ..."

- RuffasBluetain see all 8 comments

SSX hits the powder on Valentine's Day

By Jeff Mattas, Oct 21, 2011 4:30pm PDT

A new "Survive It" trailer for the extreme snowboarding game SSX teases the game's February 14 launch date.


"Forza 4 would be another reason... Why aren't you playing it!!"

- Shadowdane see all 3 comments

First SSX 'Massive World' trailer explains 'Mountain Man' tech

By Jeff Mattas, Oct 19, 2011 4:15pm PDT

Part one of SSX's 'Massive World' trailer series describes the game's proprietary 'Mountain Man' technology and details some of the game's locations.


"Looking awesome! Kinda glad this is scheduled for Jan 2012... too many games for this fall!"

- Shadowdane see all 5 comments

FIFA Street returning in 2012

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 16, 2011 7:30am PDT

It's not quite 'jumpers for goalposts,' but EA is bringing back its bare-knuckle football series FIFA Street next year for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.


NHL 12 trailer features 'Be A Pro' enhancements

By Xav de Matos, Jul 27, 2011 7:30pm PDT

In a trio of new trailers for NHL 12, EA Sports details some of the enhancements made to the upcoming hockey title. Developer EA Canada has basically plucked the hopes and dreams out of every Canadian kid's head.


"If only microsoft had controllers for the xbox 360 that could be used with a PC!"

- kwperley see all 12 comments

NHL 12 'sizzle' reel showcases new physicality

By Xav de Matos, Jul 14, 2011 1:30pm PDT

A new trailer for NHL 12 from EA Sports features a look at some of the new physical play added to the game, including knocking players over the boards.


"Blades of steel was great. Next great hockey game for me was NHL98 on PC."

- Pneum0 see all 27 comments

Source: EA 'Roll-Offs' Lead to Cuts at EA Canada and EA Black Box; As Many as 100 Affected

By Xav de Matos, Oct 27, 2010 3:50pm PDT

[Update: 8:15p.m.] An EA representative has responded to our original story with the same comment it originally gave Joystiq (found in the body of...


"Some of those other projects have different job requirements (C#, Unity, etc) or are at ..."

- synic0 see all 12 comments

FIFA Soccer 11 Announced for Fall

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 09, 2010 7:00am PDT

The annual instalment of EA's FIFA football--"soccer," to some--series will once again be released in the traditional fall slot, the developer and...


"Europe is the largest high end PC gamer market, namely UK and Germany. If anything EA must be ..."

- abjectblitz see all 12 comments

Free-to-Play FIFA Online Enters Open Beta on PC

By Chris Faylor, Jun 04, 2010 9:30am PDT

Just in time for the World Cup, Electronic Arts has announced that its free-to-play PC soccer game FIFA Online "is available to soccer fans...


"not just all mouse-based only...you can also use XBOX gamepad for window ..no problem...GREAT!!!"

- neil1969 see all 4 comments

EA's NBA ELITE 11 Due in October

By Chris Faylor, Jun 02, 2010 7:40am PDT

Pledging to "re-invent the basketball simulation videogame experience" with "an all-new technology base, a new control scheme and a real-time...


"Seriously, the game sucks, fix that first.. THEN the controls."

- ReckHavoc see all 4 comments

EA Announces 'NHL Slapshot' for Wii, Starring Gretzky

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 01, 2010 5:40am PDT

Developer and publisher Electronic Arts today announced NHL Slapshot, "their first ever NHL hockey title for the Wii" which apparently features a...


"Wonderful idea except for one problem, what about people like me who have no athletic skill ..."

- Blazer1982 see all 3 comments

'NBA Live' Series Rebranded 'NBA Elite'

By Chris Faylor, May 27, 2010 9:00am PDT

Following a Facebook tease from athletics game maker EA SPORTS that asked "What Is Elite," the company has confirmed that its annual basketball...


"And NBA 2K will still destroy you with superior gameplay, animation, and over-all quality, EA."

- ragingdwarf see all 14 comments

EA's Free Footie Game 'FIFA Online' Going Worldwide

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 29, 2010 11:50am PST

EA has announced that its free-to-play PC multiplayer football--"soccer," if you're wrong--game-cum-RPG FIFA Online is to begin rolling out...


"Unfortunately it uses one of the older FIFA PC games engine which sucks."

- st4rdog see all 7 comments