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New Tetris mobile app released today as old EA games exit

New Tetris mobile app released today as old EA games exit

For a number of years - nearly a decade at this point - the only official way to play Tetris on mobile devices has been through one of EA's apps, namely Tetris (otherwise known as Tetris 2011) and Tetris Blitz. Unfortunately for Tetris fans, neither of those games are long for this world, as EA has announced that it's retiring both of them later this year. It's already gone as far as removing Tetris and Tetris Blitz from the Google Play Store entirely.

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Respawn launches official Apex Legends online merchandise store

Respawn launches official Apex Legends online merchandise store

Electronic Arts and Respawn Entertainment have launched an official merchandise store for battle royals game Apex Legends, the companies have announced. The store is similar to the one offered by Epic Games, offering fans of the game access to officially licensed clothing, mugs, and other goods featuring Apex Legends imagery. The companies indicate that new items will be added in the future

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Apex Legends mobile game finally gets a release time frame

Apex Legends mobile game finally gets a release time frame

Battle royale game Apex Legends launched in February as a free-to-play alternative to hit Fortnite. The game was a huge success, though its spike in popularity dwindled to a more stable simmer in the following months. In May, EA revealed as part of its quarterly earnings that it would be releasing the game on mobile, though very little information was given at the time. Now the company is back with a time frame.

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NBA Live 20 isn’t happening anymore, huge changes promised

NBA Live 20 isn’t happening anymore, huge changes promised

There are a few things in life that are as consistent as the waxing and waning of the moon and one of them is a yearly dose of an NBA game for EA Sports. Sure, there have been years when the publisher bowed out of a release but that's all in the past, right? Not quite because, apparently, NBA Live 20 isn't coming this season, which is to say it won't be coming at all. Instead, EA is practically promising the heavens and beyond for the still unannounced next-gen consoles.

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Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville arrives on PC, PS4, and Xbox

Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville arrives on PC, PS4, and Xbox

Following weeks of testing, Electronic Arts has officially taken the wraps off Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville. The game follows the second Garden Warfare title, giving fans the latest installment of 3D zombies and plant-based fighters. The game is available for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One; it includes three regions where players can roam free, as well as more than a dozen customizable character classes, half a dozen online player modes, and more.

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Apex Legends is about to get a big Training mode update

Apex Legends is about to get a big Training mode update

Respawn has announced plans to update the Training mode in battle royale game Apex Legends in coming weeks, making it easier for players to test out different characters and weapons outside of gameplay. The Training mode itself isn't new -- players are introduced to it the first time they launch the game. Once the update arrives, however, they'll get be able to choose which character they use and more.

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Apex Legends Season 3 detailed: Release date, new Legend and rewards

Apex Legends Season 3 detailed: Release date, new Legend and rewards

Respawn Entertainment is gearing up to release the third season for its free battle royale game Apex Legends, the company announced today. The third season will bring a new battle pass, as well as a new Legend recently teased in the game, a new firearm, and more. The game remains free to download and play; the battle pass, as with Fortnite before it, offers fans a little extra if they're willing to pay.

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EA cloud gaming will have a public test no one expected

EA cloud gaming will have a public test no one expected

Cloud gaming is slowly but surely taking hold of the industry but, despite the popularity of Google Stadia and Microsoft's Project xCloud, there is still no top player, especially considering none have become available just yet. That means there is still room for other companies to still take hold of the market. It seems that Electronic Arts is slowly getting ready for an eventual launch of its Project Atlas by starting a public test of its game streaming service tonight.

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EA breaks world record for most downvoted Reddit comment

EA breaks world record for most downvoted Reddit comment

Remember the massive backlash EA faced in late 2017 after it revealed the details surrounding loot boxes in Star Wars Battlefront II? Player frustration boiled over at the company largely on Reddit, where EA employees responded to comments that were largely and frequently downvoted. One comment took the brunt of the downvotes, however, and it is now in the Guinness Book of World Records.

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FIFA 20, Potentially a worthwhile upgrade

FIFA 20, Potentially a worthwhile upgrade

FIFA’s been a real guilty pleasure for soccer fans over the years. Every year, gamers complain about having to pay full prices for very few substantial changes. It’s basically the same game every year, yet so many of us pre-order it with unquestioning loyalty.

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How EA can rebuild its reputation

How EA can rebuild its reputation

They might not want to admit it, but it’s no secret EA desperately have a reputation to rebuild. The video game publisher has been repeatedly caught in controversies that have infuriated gamers and employees alike. From complaints about its excessive pay-to-play mechanics, mass layoffs and rushed deadlines that have led to poorly developed games, there is plenty to fix at EA.

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EA doesn’t know why they’re the “bad guy”: Well, here’s why

EA doesn’t know why they’re the “bad guy”: Well, here’s why

Many gamers consider Electronic Arts the bane of the gaming industry. With its cash-grab titles, endless in-game purchases and corporate controversies, it’s hard to imagine how one of gaming’s largest publishers is still standing on its feet.

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