New Star Wars game has EA and DICE getting Los Angeles studio and 60 employees

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Disney recently teamed up with EA to help produce more Star Wars games after Disney closed down LucasArts. One of the studios under EA already has experience with Star Wars games. BioWare worked on Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, which is one of my all-time favorite games. Other … Continue reading

Disney drops LusasArts to team up with EA; DICE and Visceral to create Star Wars games

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When Disney bought out Lucasfilm, one of the things on their to do list was to abandon LucasArts. Gamers and Star Wars fans worldwide were disappointed, because they were afraid that there weren’t going to be any more Star Wars games in the foreseeable future. Star Wars 1313 was a highly anticipated … Continue reading

Review: The Art of DEAD SPACE

We recently received a new art book from Titan Books that explores the perverse horrific world of Dead Space. “The Art of Dead Space” gives an in-depth look at the art behind one of the most successful survival horror franchises in recent history. From the creation of Isaac Clarke to the geographic mappings of Tau Volantis, fans get … Continue reading

The gloves are off: EA vs. Zynga over copyright infringment

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Zynga has been copying games from smaller developers and creating their own versions of it. One developer, Nimblebit, wasn’t too pleased. They released a sarcastic image dedicated to Zynga (which you can see below) when Zynga took “inspiration” from their Tiny Tower game and created Dream Heights. Zynga wasn’t done … Continue reading

Dead Space 3 Gamescom trailer is horrific, retains series’ atmosphere

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Thanks to the addition of a co-op mode, many of the heavily invested Dead Space fans have been worried that Dead Space 3 was going too far into action territory. Visceral Games has been trying to appease fans, telling them that the core of the series is still there. They … Continue reading

NR Interview with Dead Space 3 producer Shereif Fattouh

Dead Space is a series that started off fairly well. It wasn’t a good enough start for EA, but the series has been picking up steam. Now with the inclusion of a co-op mode, and Visceral Games’ claims that Dead Space 3 will retain all of the original elements that … Continue reading

Dreamworks will bring Need for Speed to the movie screen in 2014

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Steven Spielberg’s Dreamworks Studios has just purchased the movie rights for EA’s Need for Speed franchise. I don’t know about you, but I thought Need for Speed was already in movie form, but just called Fast and the Furious? Production has already been scheduled to start in 2013 with the … Continue reading

E3 2012 Hands-On: Return to ‘Paradise’ in Need for Speed Most Wanted

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Back in 2010, EA rebooted one of the most prolific racing franchises the gaming industry had ever seen, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit. They even entrusted that franchise to Burnout creator’s Criterion. It was one of the best arcade racing games that I had ever played. I know when Criterion … Continue reading