News items tagged with electronic arts

NFL Players React to Their Madden NFL 20 Ratings

NFL Players React to Their Madden NFL 20 Ratings

EA Sports recently revealed its Madden NFL 20 player ratings. Some NFL stars are no doubt happy with their Madden NFL 20 ratings, like cover athlete Patrick Mahomes, who has the highest quarterback r...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 July 2019
The Sims 4 Reveals Mermaids and Magic at EA Play

The Sims 4 Reveals Mermaids and Magic at EA Play

Capping off Saturday’s EA Play, Electronic Arts revealed exciting new content headed to The Sims 4 soon. Players who were able to snag a free copy of the game last month would be happy to know that T...

By Ramon Hara on 18 June 2019
EA Access Could Finally Be Coming to PS4

EA Access Could Finally Be Coming to PS4

Regardless of one’s feelings about Electronic Arts, there’s no denying that EA Access is one of the best deals in gaming, especially for sports fans. For just $30, EA Access gives players full access...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 March 2019
Battlefield V Battle Royale Mode Gets Release Date

Battlefield V Battle Royale Mode Gets Release Date

At E3 2018, DICE announced that Battlefield V would be getting its very own battle royale mode called Firestorm, which would be added to the game in March. We haven’t had a specific release date for ...

By Dalton Cooper on 14 March 2019
Ninja Reportedly Paid $1 Million to Play Apex Legends

Ninja Reportedly Paid $1 Million to Play Apex Legends

Apex Legends‘ success story starts with its February 4 launch, a surprise announcement, and same-day release. Electronic Arts manufactured a surge of marketing to go alongside the battle royale’s lau...

By Rory Young on 14 March 2019
Apex Legends: 5 Changes We Want to See

Apex Legends: 5 Changes We Want to See

Apex Legends came out of nowhere last month and has soared in popularity since its surprise launch. The game has passed a staggering 50 million players worldwide, and continues to be one of the most...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 March 2019
Apex Legends Has Worse Netcode than Fortnite and PUBG

Apex Legends Has Worse Netcode than Fortnite and PUBG

A couple of years after its last release, Respawn Entertainment surprised the game industry by simultaneously announcing and launching a free to play battle royale title called Apex Legends. While ma...

By Derek Nichols on 08 March 2019
Every BioWare Game Ranked by Review Score

Every BioWare Game Ranked by Review Score

BioWare is one of the most celebrated and critically-acclaimed video game studios in history, particularly when it comes to RPGs. The studio has released games that have been hailed as masterpieces,...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 March 2019
Apex Legends: Interesting Facts About the Legends

Apex Legends: Interesting Facts About the Legends

Apex Legends is a unique game, combining the battle royale genre with hero-shooter elements, drawing many comparisons to Blizzard’s Overwatch in the process. And just like Overwatch, much of the lore...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 February 2019
Mass Effect is 'Not Done', Says BioWare

Mass Effect is 'Not Done', Says BioWare

It’s no major secret that Mass Effect: Andromeda encountered a rocky launch and failed to maintain a solid amount of interest from its player base, which subsequently led to the science fiction serie...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 February 2019
Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Getting Two New Female Heroes?

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Getting Two New Female Heroes?

Despite the loss of fans and backlash that ensued when DICE released Star Wars: Battlefront 2 with game-changing loot boxes, some fans have remained loyal to the series and were awarded with a new he...

By Caleb Wilmoth on 15 November 2018
AC Odyssey Mocks EA Over Battlefront 2 Loot Boxes

AC Odyssey Mocks EA Over Battlefront 2 Loot Boxes

Last year, Star Wars Battlefront 2 was the center of a huge controversy regarding the loot box business model in games. Some were so furious about the game and its “pay to win” loot boxes that publis...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 October 2018
Anthem Won't Affect Design of Dragon Age or Mass Effect

Anthem Won't Affect Design of Dragon Age or Mass Effect

Even though Anthem is still quite a ways off from launch, fans have been getting plenty of new information thanks to a panel held at PAX West in Seattle, Washington this past weekend. In addition to...

By Derek Nichols on 15 September 2018
How Long Does A Way Out Take to Beat?

How Long Does A Way Out Take to Beat?

Hazelight Studios’ upcoming cooperative prison escape game, A Way Out, is due to release later this month, and new details have emerged concerning the game’s length and development. This includes the...

By Matt Morgans on 15 March 2018
A Way Out Goes Gold

A Way Out Goes Gold

Gamers interested in the upcoming co-operative game A Way Out will be happy to learn that it has officially gone gold. For the unfamiliar, “going gold” means that a game’s production is completed, an...

By John Jacques on 15 March 2018
A Way Out Does Not Support Matchmaking for Co-op

A Way Out Does Not Support Matchmaking for Co-op

In a pre-E3 EA press conference full of some of the biggest hitters in the industry, it was surprise announcement A Way Out that left an impression with many gamers once the show had closed. A title...

By Rob Gordon on 15 March 2017
Cooperative Adventure 'A Way Out' Announced at EA Play

Cooperative Adventure 'A Way Out' Announced at EA Play

Electronic Arts’ first surprise announcement during its E3 2017 press conference is named A Way Out, from the creators of Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons. A Way Out is a cooperative adventure game featu...

By Rory Young on 15 March 2017
A Way Out Dev Criticizes Power of PS4

A Way Out Dev Criticizes Power of PS4

One of the most unique games seen at E3 2017 was A Way Out, a split-screen co-op game that follows the stories of two convicts as they escape from prison and go on the run. The game is one of the mor...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 March 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda - How ME3 Ending Influenced Game

Mass Effect: Andromeda - How ME3 Ending Influenced Game

Mass Effect series lead writer Mac Walters explains how the controversial ending of Mass Effect 3 will influence the story of the upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda. While the Mass Effect series is gen...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 March 2017
Mass Effect: 7 Most Difficult Choices in the Series

Mass Effect: 7 Most Difficult Choices in the Series

BioWare’s epic science-fiction series Mass Effect is all about players making difficult choices, but which are the most difficult choices in the series? On March 21st, Mass Effect: Andromeda will fin...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 March 2017
Mass Effect: 7 Most Memorable Moments in Series History

Mass Effect: 7 Most Memorable Moments in Series History

Following an exciting N7 Day that saw the release of a new Mass Effect: Andromeda trailer, Game Rant looks back at the most memorable moments in Mass Effect history. With the Mass Effect trilogy, Bio...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 March 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Patch Tries to Hide Game's Flaws

Mass Effect: Andromeda Patch Tries to Hide Game's Flaws

Since its release back in March, Mass Effect: Andromeda is a title that has been plagued with issues, many of which stem from the poor facial animations in several portions of the game. Despite years...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 15 March 2017
EA Surveys Players on Mass Effect: Andromeda's Problems

EA Surveys Players on Mass Effect: Andromeda's Problems

When Mass Effect: Andromeda was released on PC and consoles at the end of March, the sci-fi RPG didn’t quite hit the mark. Rumors about its turbulent development seemed to suggest that a lack of dire...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 March 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda Releases 10-Hour Trial

Mass Effect: Andromeda Releases 10-Hour Trial

Despite its strong initial sales, Mass Effect: Andromeda has hardly reached the same level of acclaim as the other entries in BioWare’s beloved sci-fi RPG series. Perhaps to try and stir further inte...

By Rob Gordon on 15 March 2017
Get Mass Effect 2 on PC for Free

Get Mass Effect 2 on PC for Free

EA’s Origin service is offering PC gamers the chance to download Mass Effect 2 for free, allowing anyone who hasn’t done so already to experience Shepard’s adventures. People who have always wanted t...

By F. O'Sullivan on 15 March 2017
Mass Effect 2 and 3 Now Playable on Xbox One

Mass Effect 2 and 3 Now Playable on Xbox One

As part of the N7 Day celebrations, BioWare announces that Mass Effect 2 and 3 have both been added to the Xbox One backward compatibility list as of today. This year’s N7 Day has been exciting for M...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 March 2017
Portal Designer Joins Visceral's Star Wars Game

Portal Designer Joins Visceral's Star Wars Game

Motive Studios, which is working with Visceral Games on an as-yet-untitled Star Wars project, reveals that Portal lead designer Kim Swift has joined the team. Even though details about the Visceral G...

By Rob Gordon on 15 March 2017
Sims 4 Gets Free Update That Finally Brings Toddlers

Sims 4 Gets Free Update That Finally Brings Toddlers

Publisher Electronic Arts officially announces the long-awaited arrival of toddlers to The Sims 4 by releasing a free update for the life simulation game. Fans of The Sims 4 are evidently being spoil...

By John Jacques on 18 July 2016
Dragon Age: Origins and More Backward Compatible on XB1

Dragon Age: Origins and More Backward Compatible on XB1

The fantasy-RPG Dragon Age: Origins, the first-person shooter Battlefield 3, and more join Xbox One’s ever-growing list of backward compatible video games. Without a doubt, Microsoft’s decision to in...

By Kyle Sledge on 18 July 2016
Mass Effect Novels to Tell Tale Between ME3 & Andromeda

Mass Effect Novels to Tell Tale Between ME3 & Andromeda

An upcoming series of novels from publisher Titan Books link the story between video game developer BioWare’s Mass Effect 3 and Mass Effect: Andromeda. This August, those gaming fans anticipating Mas...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 March 2016
Fallout 4 Mods Add Mass Effect Armor and Shepard

Fallout 4 Mods Add Mass Effect Armor and Shepard

A couple of dedicated sci-fi junkies use mods to inject Mass Effect‘s N7 armor and its protagonist Commander Shepard into Bethesda’s post-apocalyptic RPG, Fallout 4. Should Fallout 4 fans wish to ven...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 March 2016
Mass Effect Remasters Aren't Likely to Happen

Mass Effect Remasters Aren't Likely to Happen

Video game publisher Electronic Arts explains why the tentative remasters for the original trilogy of the science fiction franchise Mass Effect won’t happen. Despite the fact that Electronic Arts’ Ex...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 March 2016
Electronic Arts Teases Mass Effect Remaster Potential

Electronic Arts Teases Mass Effect Remaster Potential

Electronic Arts executive vice president Patrick Soderlund discusses video game remasters, teasing that remastered versions of the Mass Effect games are in development. One of the most popular series...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 March 2016
EA Pulls Mass Effect 2 Donald Trump Propaganda Video

EA Pulls Mass Effect 2 Donald Trump Propaganda Video

After Donald Trump tweeted a fan-made trailer for the politician based on Mass Effect 2, Electronic Arts has requested and enforced the removal of the footage from YouTube. As a gaming journalist, re...

By Riley Little on 15 March 2016
The Sims 4 Infographic

The Sims 4 Infographic

Whether it’s being kidnapped by aliens or marrying the girl you met at the park four hours earlier, The Sims has undoubtedly seen it all. It’s been a good six months since the game launched last fa...

By John Jacques on 18 July 2015
The Game Awards 2014: Nominations

The Game Awards 2014: Nominations

fluidPlayer("my-video") We have no idea what’s going on with the Spike VGX this year or even if there will be one. The annual celebrity-fueled, ad-hungry video games event was co...

By Rob Keyes on 15 March 2015
2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

2015 Game Developers Choice Awards Nominations

The Game Developers Conference has grown an incredible amount since its beginnings 27 years ago where 25 developers met in a living room. The trade show now hosts thousands of attendees, all sorts...

By Rob Keyes on 15 March 2015
D.I.C.E. Awards Winners

D.I.C.E. Awards Winners

It’s D.I.C.E. awards time again. Last year saw big wins for the likes of The Last of Us, which won 10 awards including Game of the Year. It’s time to find out once more which games have been chosen...

By Rob Gordon on 15 March 2015
Top 10 Mass Effect Squad Members

Top 10 Mass Effect Squad Members

Mass Effect 4 has to be one of the most highly sought-after titles currently in development. Fans of BioWare’s much-lauded science fiction series have been on tenterhooks over the fourth iteration...

By Rob Gordon on 15 March 2015
What Do You Love About 'Battlefield: Bad Company'?

What Do You Love About 'Battlefield: Bad Company'?

While much of the Battlefield series’ history is steeped in massive online battles and stone-faced soldiers, many fans turn to the series’ lighter offerings as its true high point. These lighter of...

By Ryan Blanchard on 18 July 2014
Could 'Battlefield' Games Embrace Early Access

Could 'Battlefield' Games Embrace Early Access

As one of Electronic Arts’ best selling franchises, any game in the Battlefield series is going to have high expectations attached to it. The latest to have said hopes pinned to their lapel before...

By Jasmine Henry on 18 July 2014
Battlefield Developers Lost Player Trust

Battlefield Developers Lost Player Trust

To say that Battlefield 4 had a troubled launch would be to put it mildly. Since the sequel’s debut in fall 2014, fans have been lambasting the franchise for its inability to iterate, its struggles...

By Anthony Taormina on 18 July 2014
Electronic Arts Starts Removing Online Pass From Older Games

Electronic Arts Starts Removing Online Pass From Older Games

Earlier this month Electronic Arts announced they were discontinuing their online pass program, which requires gamers input a single-use code before hopping into the multiplayer battlegrounds of th...

By Anthony Taormina on 18 July 2013
Crysis 3 -- '7 Wonders' & Gameplay Round-up

Crysis 3 -- '7 Wonders' & Gameplay Round-up

It hasn’t been the best week for futuristic extraterrestiral-hunting first-person shooters (see: Aliens: Colonial Marines) nor, for that matter, Electronic Arts-published first-person shooters (see...

By Brian Sipple on 18 July 2013
Crysis 3 (The Nanosuit)

Crysis 3 (The Nanosuit)

In an industry where long-running franchises are brainlessly scrambling to be the next Call of Duty, the Crysis series has carved out a solid fanbase through a smart mix of blockbuster story moments...

By Ben Kendrick on 18 July 2013
Will ‘Battlefield 4’ Progress Be Shared Between Platforms?

Will ‘Battlefield 4’ Progress Be Shared Between Platforms?

In October 2011, we reviewed Battlefield 3 for the Xbox 360, but those of us interested in the game continued to play on with the PC version because the console version was lacking and current-gen...

By Rob Keyes on 18 July 2013
EA Survey Reveals ‘Battlefield 4’ Ideas Including Dinosaurs, DLC & Naval Combat

EA Survey Reveals ‘Battlefield 4’ Ideas Including Dinosaurs, DLC & Naval Combat

Before Dragon Age 3 was officially announced last year a leaked survey revealed key character and plot details from the game. The information originated from a leaked survey from BioWare and Electr...

By Rob Keyes on 18 July 2013
‘Battlefield 4’ Likely To Have ‘Commander Mode’; No Motion Control ‘Gimmicks’

‘Battlefield 4’ Likely To Have ‘Commander Mode’; No Motion Control ‘Gimmicks’

A week before the Battlefield 4 event in San Francisco last month during the Game Developer’s Conference, leaks, rumors and teasers provided fans a looking developer DICE’s first foray into next-gen...

By Rob Keyes on 18 July 2013
Battlefield 4 Reactions

Battlefield 4 Reactions

Taking advantage of the Game Developer’s Conference (GDC) where video game industry professionals gather in San Francisco each year for the largest industry event, Electronic Arts gathered media tog...

By Rob Keyes on 18 July 2013
‘Battlefield’ Celebrates 10th Anniversary With $10 Games

‘Battlefield’ Celebrates 10th Anniversary With $10 Games

All week long, Electronic Arts and DICE and celebrating the 10-year anniversary of their flagship shooter franchise, Battlefield. The decade has hosted many releases in the series, beginning with the...

By Rob Keyes on 18 July 2012
Why 'Bad Company 3' Isn't the Next 'Battlefield'

Why 'Bad Company 3' Isn't the Next 'Battlefield'

Unlike the certain perpetuity of the core Battlefield franchise, DICE’s Battlefield: Bad Company series exists in a state of perpetual uncertainty. Since Battlefield: Bad Company 2 released in 2010...

By Brian Sipple on 18 July 2012
Crytek Considering a ‘Crysis 4’ — But it May Not be an FPS

Crytek Considering a ‘Crysis 4’ — But it May Not be an FPS

  It’s an inevitable question faced by successful trilogies: What’s next after Volume 3? When the magic and mythos incepted by designers and artists and storytellers fulfills its intended purpose, i...

By Brian Sipple on 18 July 2012
Fuse & Crysis 3

Fuse & Crysis 3

With all of the talk of the next generation of consoles, it’s easy to forget that the PS3 and Xbox 360 (and now the Wii U as well) are still capable of impressive feats. Two upcoming games, Crysis 3...

By Anthony Mole on 18 July 2012
Crysis 3 (7 Wonders)

Crysis 3 (7 Wonders)

Crysis 2 may have come and gone, but that doesn’t mean the stunning visuals and Nanosuit powers won’t be making a return to PC and consoles soon. With Crysis 3 fast approaching, EA and Crytek have t...

By Andrew Dyce on 18 July 2012
Pre-Order ‘Crysis 3,’ Get ‘Crysis’ For Free

Pre-Order ‘Crysis 3,’ Get ‘Crysis’ For Free

For the longest time, Crysis set the bar for graphics. Players often joked about the game’s maximum settings, which required some pretty impressive hardware to run. Even by today’s standards, the ga...

By Anthony Mole on 18 July 2012
Crysis 3 (Interactive)

Crysis 3 (Interactive)

With a lineup of upcoming Battlefield 3 DLC content coming over the next year, surrounding the release this fall’s Medal of Honor: Warfighter, shooters are top of mind for Electronic Arts in the near...

By Rob Keyes on 18 July 2012
EA Releases New ‘Crysis 3’ Screenshots; They Look Pretty

EA Releases New ‘Crysis 3’ Screenshots; They Look Pretty

If you needed any more proof that Crysis 3 is going to be absolutely gorgeous, EA’s got it covered. The publisher has just released a handful of new screenshots and concept art to feast your eyes on,...

By Anthony Mole on 18 July 2012
Crytek: ‘Crysis 3’ Experience Unchanged Between PC and Console

Crytek: ‘Crysis 3’ Experience Unchanged Between PC and Console

While generally Crytek products, like the forthcoming Crysis 3, tend to speak for themselves, it’s best sometimes to get insight into how the magic the developer is able to achieve is accomplished....

By Anthony Taormina on 18 July 2012
Crysis 3

Crysis 3

Electronic Arts never hid the fact they planned to grow the Crysis franchise after its sequel hit last year and so when Crysis 3 popped up on Origin’s pre-order page two weeks ago, it wasn’t at all...

By Rob Keyes on 18 July 2012
Crytek Says No ‘Crysis 3’ on Wii U, But Here’s Why It Still May Happen

Crytek Says No ‘Crysis 3’ on Wii U, But Here’s Why It Still May Happen

Over the last week, Electronic Arts has shifted their first-person shooter marketing efforts and attention away from Battlefield 3 and the upcoming Medal of Honor: Warfighter, and placed it on thei...

By Rob Keyes on 18 July 2012
Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

The complete list of 2011 Spike Video Game Awards nominees have been announced! Every year since 2003, Spike has honored the best in video gaming with a ceremony celebrating all that we love. There...

By Tyler Schirado on 15 March 2012
GR Picks: Wall-E in ‘BF3,’ Master Chief vs. Leonidas, ‘Uncharted’ Fan Film, & ‘Bastion’ Meets ‘Skyrim’

GR Picks: Wall-E in ‘BF3,’ Master Chief vs. Leonidas, ‘Uncharted’ Fan Film, & ‘Bastion’ Meets ‘Skyrim’

We’re rounding up the most interesting finds around the Internet this week with a bunch of funny videos that will tickle the mind. The arsenal of videos we have this round involve Halo, Skyrim, Unc...

By Tyler Schirado on 15 March 2012
‘Gears of War’ Has The Worst Writing in Games, Says ‘Dead Space’ Producer

‘Gears of War’ Has The Worst Writing in Games, Says ‘Dead Space’ Producer

It’s doubtful anyone looks to Gears of War as the pinnacle of video game storytelling. The bombastic, brotastic third-person shooter has all the tropes of a classic “shoot first, ask questions neve...

By Brian Sipple on 15 March 2012
EA’s Origin Summer Sale Offers Serious Discounts

EA’s Origin Summer Sale Offers Serious Discounts

It’s not a secret that the summer sales over at Steam have become the shining example of digital sales done right – games are discounted in huge amounts, making purchasing several games between $2-...

By John Jacques on 18 July 2011
‘Shift 2 Unleashed’ Exclusive Pagani Huayra Trailer, Screenshots

‘Shift 2 Unleashed’ Exclusive Pagani Huayra Trailer, Screenshots

EA is giving fans of racing games a lot to look forward to this year. Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit fans will be getting a healthy set of DLC in the next few weeks and a limited edition was announced...

By Dwayne Holder on 15 March 2011
Shift 2 Unleashed (Limited Edition Trailer)

Shift 2 Unleashed (Limited Edition Trailer)

Electronic Arts is giving gamers a new incentive for pre-ordering Shift 2 Unleashed. Late last year we told you EA will be offering a limited edition version of the title which included three exclu...

By Dwayne Holder on 15 March 2011
E3 2011 Awards: Nominations

E3 2011 Awards: Nominations

[Update: The Game Rant Best of E3 2011 Award Winners have been announced!] Leading up to E3, the Game Rant team put together a pair of lists of our most anticipated confirmed games E3 2011 and our...

By Rob Keyes on 15 March 2011
Free ‘Dead Space 2’ DLC Maps Announced By Visceral

Free ‘Dead Space 2’ DLC Maps Announced By Visceral

Despite controversial marketing – EA’s “your mom will hate this game” campaign – Dead Space 2 sold over two million copies since its release on January 25, 2011, far outstripping the original thank...

By Isaac Calon on 15 March 2011
Dead Space 2: Severed

Dead Space 2: Severed

Information regarding Dead Space 2: Severed has been surprisingly sparse. First announced when Dead Space 2 launched on January 25, 2011, little has been revealed of the DLC until now. We know that i...

By Sebastian Gaweda on 15 March 2011
‘Battlefield Bad Company 2’ Map ‘Operation Hastings’ Unlocked for All Platforms

‘Battlefield Bad Company 2’ Map ‘Operation Hastings’ Unlocked for All Platforms

Though the holiday season has come to an end, the always-generous Electronic Arts thought they would throw in a little bonus for Battlefield Bad Company 2 players – to celebrate the New Year. While...

By Anthony Taormina on 18 July 2010