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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...

Why EA Wants Take-Two Now

Forbes.com | Mary Jane Irwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BURLINGAME, CALIF. - In midday trading, Take-Two Interactive Software slipped 5 cents to $26.35. Electronic Arts fell 42 cents to $46.64. EA Chief Ex...