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PS4 game range set to surge with ex-LucasArts talent hire

PS4 game range set to surge with ex-LucasArts talent hire

If there's one thing LucasArts was good at, it was getting to know 3rd-party game creators - that's essentially the base for their entire industry, after all. When you run a gaming company that's creating games that are (mostly) based in the Star Wars universe, you've got to work with a collection of developers - at least that's how it used to be, before Disney shut down LucasArts. Now the Third Party Relations team is happy to bring former LucasArts producer Gio Corsi aboard here several months after the closing of LucasArts in early 2013.

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Plants vs Zombies 2 closing in on 25 million downloads

Plants vs Zombies 2 closing in on 25 million downloads

PopCap Games released the long-awaited sequel to Plants vs. Zombies back in mid-August. The game arrived as the appropriately titled Plants vs. Zombies 2 and it looks like it has received a rather warm welcome. In fact, the folks at PopCap have recently shared some numbers and it looks like Plants vs. Zombies 2 has already topped the original in terms of downloads. And this comes with just iOS downloads as the game has yet to be released for Android.

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SimCity for Mac arrives for download through Origin

SimCity for Mac arrives for download through Origin

SimCity has been released for Mac. Details of the release have been shared on the SimCity Blog where they begin by thanking those who waited patiently. Of course, that refers back to those earlier release delays. The good news as of today is that SimCity has indeed arrived for Mac and it is available as a digital download from the Origin website.

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Plants vs. Zombies 2 “Far Future” update planned, 16m downloads so far

Plants vs. Zombies 2 “Far Future” update planned, 16m downloads so far

Plants vs. Zombies 2 was officially released last week to much fanfare, and it seems gamers are having a hoot and a half with collecting suns, planting weaponized plants, and taking down incoming zombies. The game has been downloaded 16 million times so far, and the makers have already announced that an expansion update is on the way.

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SimCity for Mac arriving later this month, hoping for a smoother launch

SimCity for Mac arriving later this month, hoping for a smoother launch

We knew SimCity for Mac would be arriving at some point when Maxis and Electronic Arts announced the news earlier this year, and finally, after seeing a delay past its initial June launch, Mac gamers will be able to get their grubby little hands on the game starting on August 29, just six or so months after the PC version was released under pretty bad circumstances.

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EA up against Indian PC gamers in Twitter coup

EA up against Indian PC gamers in Twitter coup

Electronic Arts hasn't been the most favored game publisher recently. They were crowned the worst company in America for the second year in a row, and their strict DRM policy isn't really popular amongst gamers. To add insult to injury, the publisher is receiving more heat from PC gamers in India, as PC game prices are rising significantly.

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Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare coming spring 2014

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare coming spring 2014

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare was unveiled during E3 2013 this week, but unlike the first Plants vs. Zombies and the sequel coming July 18, Garden Warfare will be a third-person shooter themed after the series, which makes sense, seeing how the title of the game is a play on the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare series.

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Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare outed at E3

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare outed at E3

While Apple's WWDC starts Monday (and is undoubtedly garnering more attention), E3 also starts on Monday, and it's expected to be a big one, as both Microsoft and Sony are expected to further discuss their new respective gaming consoles. However, signs and promo material for a game called "Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare" have popped up in the E3 lobby.

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EA CTO: Xbox One and PS4 “are a generation ahead of” PCs

EA CTO: Xbox One and PS4 “are a generation ahead of” PCs

The new PlayStation 4 and Xbox One come with some pretty impressive hardware on the inside. So good, in fact, that Electronic Arts CTO Rajat Teneja believes that the performance and hardware in the Xbox One and PS4 "are a generation ahead of the highest end PC on the market," so not just gaming PCs in general, but the best gaming PC ever.

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Need for Speed Rivals coming November 19, Xbox One and PS4 later this year

Need for Speed Rivals coming November 19, Xbox One and PS4 later this year

The next installment in the long-running Need for Speed series has been announced. Need for Speed Rivals will be hitting store shelves on November 19 for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and the PC, while the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions will be released at some point later this year, according to Electronic Arts.

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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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