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EA to detail Star Wars future at E3

EA to detail Star Wars future at E3

Electronic Arts says that they will be revealing their plans for the future of Star Wars games during E3 2013 next month. The game publisher was recently granted exclusive rights for the Star Wars franchise after Disney bought LucasArts, the developer responsible for past Star Wars installments.

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Xbox One EA game lineup starts with FIFA 14

Xbox One EA game lineup starts with FIFA 14

As to no one's surprise, Electronic Arts made an appearance at Microsoft's Xbox One reveal event, and they showed off some of the new sports games that will be coming to the Xbox One. There will be a new FIFA, Madden, NBA Live, and UFC, all of which will release their next game on the Xbox One.

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EA has nothing in the pipeline for the Nintendo Wii U

EA has nothing in the pipeline for the Nintendo Wii U

If you follow the gaming industry at all, you know that Nintendo has been struggling significantly over the last year or so. While the company rode high on the incredible popularity of the original Nintendo Wii years ago, it has been unable to replicate that success with its latest generation console. The Nintendo Wii U has proven unpopular to the point where many game developers see no value in developing video games for the system.

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EA no longer paying gun makers for naming rights

EA no longer paying gun makers for naming rights

In an effort to slowly cut ties with various gun and weapon manufacturers, it's reported that Electronic Arts will stop paying gun makers for the privilege of using real gun names in their video games, but will still continue to use real names without paying for the naming rights, saying that they retain the right to depict real guns without a license.

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EA points toward SimCity sales as high point in recent quarter

EA points toward SimCity sales as high point in recent quarter

Electronic Arts has reported its Q4 2013 earnings, and the company boasted a $1.04 billion revenue, which is up from $977 million a year ago. Net income also saw a growth from last year, with $169 million in cold, hard profit for the quarter, compared to $56 million during the same quarter last year. However, it was the game sales that EA really wanted to show off.

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SimCity creator calls latest launch woes “inexcusable”

SimCity creator calls latest launch woes “inexcusable”

The SimCity series was first launched in 1989 and was created by game designer Will Wright. However, the man who built the series wasn't a part of the latest SimCity launch that took place earlier this year. Instead, he sat back and watched the show, but it obviously was a bit painful to watch, and Wright wan't too thrilled about how things went.

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Electronic Arts obtains exclusive rights to Star Wars games

Electronic Arts obtains exclusive rights to Star Wars games

In a piece of news that informs on the future of Star Wars video games after Disney shut down LucasArts last month, Disney and Electronic Arts have signed a multi-year agreement that will see the game publisher obtain exclusive rights to the Star Wars video game franchise, allowing them to make Star Wars video games from here on out.

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Plants vs Zombies 2 coming in July: details still a mystery

Plants vs Zombies 2 coming in July: details still a mystery

If you've been waiting impatiently for the Plants vs. Zombies sequel, the wait is almost over. Electronic Arts-owned PopCap Games has announced that Plants vs. Zombies 2 will be releasing sometime in July, and the game studio has released a trailer to celebrate the announcement, but don't get your hopes up, as it doesn't reveal any gameplay.

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The Sims 4 unveiled by Maxis and EA

The Sims 4 unveiled by Maxis and EA

Maxis and Electronic Arts, the makers behind the fiasco that was SimCity, are back in action as they have revealed The Sims 4, which will be the latest installment in the life simulation series that we've all grown up with over the years. The game is set to release for PC and Mac sometime in 2014 with more details to come soon.

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Electronic Arts confirms more layoffs on the way

Electronic Arts confirms more layoffs on the way

Electronic Arts sent out an "organizational update" today notifying the public of another round of layoffs made by the game publisher. No specifics were mentioned, but it certainly seems that Electronic Arts is having some tough times, and a lot of re-organization is going on for the Redwood City-based company.

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SimCity getting first major update on April 22

SimCity getting first major update on April 22

After the whole fiasco with the release of SimCity earlier this year, it seems that things have finally settled, and players are now able to build their cities in peace. However, there's going to be another server shutdown come Monday, but only to make room for the game's first major update, which is set to hit April 22.

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Electronic Arts shutting down three Facebook games

Electronic Arts shutting down three Facebook games

In what is most likely one of the steps in Electronic Arts' pan to do some re-organization, the game publisher has announced that they will be shutting down three more of their Facebook games, which include The Sims Social, SimCity Social, and Pet Society. These three titles will see their doors close on June 14 this year.

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