• Star Wars: Fantasy Scenarios for New Era of Games

    Now that EA has the Star Wars video game license, a new era of Star Wars video games will begin later this year. It is...

    Now that EA has the Star Wars video game license, a new era of Star Wars video games will begin later this year. It is just in time for a bonanza of new Star Wars media. A new trilogy begins with Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens in December. Then there will be...
  • FIFA 14: 3 Features To Be Excited About

    This past week has seen a number of new games announced. One of those has come from the behemoth known as EA, for one of...

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    This past week has seen a number of new games announced. One of those has come from the behemoth known as EA, for one of those yearly big releases in gaming, FIFA 14. Whilst still only announced for the current-generation of consoles, FIFA 14 still looks to add features to the yearly title. Many are...
  • How Electronic Arts Can Win Back Support of Gamers

    Well, they’ve done it. Electronic Arts has once again won The Consumer’s Worst Company in America, thanks to angry gamers on the internet banding together...

    Well, they’ve done it. Electronic Arts has once again won The Consumer’s Worst Company in America, thanks to angry gamers on the internet banding together to ensure that Electronic Arts gets publicly shamed for their business practices. To understand the gravity of some of the companies that they beat, they beat the entire banking industry...
  • Five Winners and Loser of March

    March has become one of the biggest months of the year in the games industry.  Between two major trade shows, the biggest spring releases, and...

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    March has become one of the biggest months of the year in the games industry.  Between two major trade shows, the biggest spring releases, and huge announcements March has become thirty days worth circling on your calendar.  This past March had all the regular ingredients and provided numerous topics to talk about.  So what were...
  • Electronic Arts May Be Terrible, But Not the Worst

    The buzz is abound yet again, as for the second year in a row, Electronic Arts is continuing on strong in The Consumerist’s “Worst Company...

    The buzz is abound yet again, as for the second year in a row, Electronic Arts is continuing on strong in The Consumerist’s “Worst Company in America” poll. Last year’s win is attributed to some of their poor decisions, such as their always-on DRM for PC games, the fact that their Origin network exists, shutting...
  • SimCity: Proving Always-Online DRM Doesn’t Work

    People knew a problem would arise even before the game released, but SimCity still managed to cause a big ruckus when it launched due in...

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    People knew a problem would arise even before the game released, but SimCity still managed to cause a big ruckus when it launched due in large part to requiring gamers to be always connected online while playing. SimCity is a pretty big name in the gaming world. I still fondly remember just randomly messing around...
  • The Keys to Battlefield 4’s Success or Failure

    The other day I touched upon some of the challenges that we’ll see for the upcoming struggle of Battlefield 4 vs. Call of Duty: Ghosts,...

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    The other day I touched upon some of the challenges that we’ll see for the upcoming struggle of Battlefield 4 vs. Call of Duty: Ghosts, outlining some of the features that the upcoming Call of Duty could include to make for a better game. Neither the Battlefield or Call of Duty series are immune from...
  • Why EA’s SimCity Apology Games Are Gross

    Yesterday EA released the games that they will be giving to SimCity players for all the server hiccups (or heart failures) that the game has...

    Yesterday EA released the games that they will be giving to SimCity players for all the server hiccups (or heart failures) that the game has had since launch.  In the article I wrote last week about the SimCity debacle, I suspected a lackluster list of games that would be dispensed by EA and when I...
  • Dead Space 3: 5 Ways To Improve The Sequel

    Dead Space 3 has been a bit of hit and miss with gamers. While it does maintain some identity in relation to the old games,...

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    Dead Space 3 has been a bit of hit and miss with gamers. While it does maintain some identity in relation to the old games, steadily the Dead Space series has been moving away from its initial survival horror roots. The games have tended to become more action oriented and this has spawned backlash over...
  • Road Rash: 5 Reasons It Should Return

    A recent article on Eurogamer featured a piece with Dan Geisler, creator of the Road Rash series all those years ago. In it he talks...

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    A recent article on Eurogamer featured a piece with Dan Geisler, creator of the Road Rash series all those years ago. In it he talks about utilising Kickstarter to fund another Road Rash game, or at least, a spiritual successor. That’s because the Road Rash IP is stuck in the hand of EA without much...