• Battlefield 4 Could Accelerate Call of Duty’s Demise

    There has been a battle raging over the last few years between the first person shooter games with two names sticking out as the leaders...

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    There has been a battle raging over the last few years between the first person shooter games with two names sticking out as the leaders of the pack; Call of Duty and Battlefield. Both series are from big publishers and pull in the big numbers with every release; both in sales and in review scores....
  • Five Things We Need in a Kingdoms of Amalur Sequel

    Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is easily my all-time favorite game. It should come as no surprise, then, that the sudden collapse of 38 Studios was a very...

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    Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is easily my all-time favorite game. It should come as no surprise, then, that the sudden collapse of 38 Studios was a very painful moment for me, as it surely meant the end of what could potentially the biggest RPG series of the generation, and of generations to come.  Luckily, EA recently expressed...
  • Why I Hope EA Sells Out

    According to The New York Post, EA has been ‘quietly exploring’ their options with regards to a sale. Taken with mixed results by the media,...

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    According to The New York Post, EA has been ‘quietly exploring’ their options with regards to a sale. Taken with mixed results by the media, here’s my two cents on the matter: If EA ends up selling, it would be amazingly beneficial to the company, the developers under its wing, and the consumers that buy...
  • 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...