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E3 Press Day: At The Halfway Mark (XBOX and EA)

Turnstyle | Posted 06.09.2014 | Technology
Turnstyle

By Noah J. Nelson (@noahjnelson) Two down, two to go. The first two big press conferences for the 2014 Electronics Entertainment Expo have come and ...

New Star Wars Games To Be Made By Hated Company

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.06.2013 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney is not giving up on "Star Wars" video games after all. A month after shutting down game production at Lucas...

'Worst Company In America'

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 04.10.2013 | Technology

A Consumerist readers' poll of the "worst companies" has awarded Electronic Arts a "Golden Poo" for the second year in a row. The video game maker, wh...

EA's CEO Resigns After 'SimCity' Disaster

Reuters | Malathi Nayak | Posted 03.18.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Electronic Arts' Chief Executive Officer John Riccitiello has resigned, saying he was "accountable" for the company's missin...

EA's Sims PR Disaster: The Final Straw in the DRM Debate?

Raymond Schillinger | Posted 05.13.2013 | Technology
Raymond Schillinger

One would think that the makers of a game focused squarely on effective management of resources and public sentiment could do a bit better. The irony, nonetheless, is striking.

EA Releases Staggeringly Costly New Game

Reuters | Liana B. Baker | Posted 02.19.2012 | Technology

By Liana B. Baker (Reuters) - Electronic Arts invested more money and firepower into "Star Wars: The Old Republic" than it has on any ga...

Addictive Gaming Classic Comes To iPhone

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 12.12.2011 | Technology

The newest, most addicting video game for iPhone is also one of the oldest, most addicting video games ever made: Tetris. EA Games has released a ...

'Plants vs. Zombies' Maker Acquired For Huge Sum

AP | By RACHEL METZ | Posted 09.12.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- Electronic Arts Inc. said Tuesday that it will buy PopCap Games for at least $750 million in a bid to snag a larger piece of the rapi...

WATCH: 'The Sims' Will Soon Be On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 08.07.2011 | Technology

Wish you could be on Facebook both as yourself and as a virtual avatar version of yourself? Good news: here come "The Sims." EA will launch "The S...

Congress to Finally See the National Broadband Plan

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

Today the FCC sent the National Broadband Plan to Congress. They have also made the plan publicly available -- it's a big read. Details inside.

Is AT&T Financially Dependant on Apple's Success?

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

Although it's not an advanced handset -- the iPad stands to increase AT&T's market share and its wireless income.

Why Internet Content Needs the World Wide Web to Be Open

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

There needs to be regulations and a clear distinction between Internet content and Internet access. Content is the commodity which Net Neutrality is defending; not the pay wall.

Warning: ISPs are Moving Towards a Metered Internet

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

If the ISPs implement metered Internet usage we will limit our usage for fear of a large statement at the end of the billing cycle.

Why Are ISPs Terrified of Being Reclassified

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

We are weeks away from Genachowski presenting to Congress the National Broadband Plan, designed to address the lack of broadband availability in many under-served and economically depressed areas.

How Does the United States Move Beyond Digital Illiteracy?

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

Broadband adoption then must be addressed on multiple fronts: financial investments, broadband regulations and digital literacy education.

A Sneak Peek at XBOX's Project Natal

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

Once we were briefed -- we were given the opportunity to play a dodge ball (like) game. It was a great experience.

High Art for the Low Brow

Jessica Rovello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jessica Rovello

It's more than a little surprising to see a new crop of console games trading in the old standards (football, hookers, zombies, guns) for a far older standard: renaissance art and literary classics.

Google Bringing High Speed to Your Home

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

On February 10th, Google announced its plans to to get into the ISP game by building an ultra-fast broadband network.

While My Guitar (Hero) Gently Weeps

Jessica Rovello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jessica Rovello

Why on earth would the most successful band in history sell out to a video game?

Are You Ready for Some Virtual Football?

Jessica Rovello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jessica Rovello

Gone are the days when you just got to lose your husband, boyfriend, son and dad on Sundays and the odd Thursday night.

iPhone Games -- Hits vs. Hype

Jessica Rovello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jessica Rovello

The iPhone is fantastic for consumers, less so for game app developers.

Electronic Arts Overcharged Madden Gamers Up To $926 Million: Economist

www.gamepolitics.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A University of Michigan economics professor estimates that Electronic Arts collectively overcharged Madden buyers between $701 million and $926 milli...

Even Gaming Companies With Uptick In Sales Watch Their Stocks Slide

Epicenter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

While retailers, manufacturers and tech companies are watching their holiday profits slip away, the gaming industry has been basking in impressive sal...

Curing Content: The Value Problem, or How We Did Our Best with Dead Space

Andrew N. Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andrew N. Green

After many painful attempts at capitalizing on the phenomenon of "viral content," people began to realize that you couldn't throw an intern in front of a webcam and expect gold in return.

Electronic Arts: Another Ho-Hum Takeover "Attempt"

DealBook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

What is it with these hostile tech deals? First there was Microsoft, and now Electronic Arts. On Monday morning, Electronic Arts announced that it wo...