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Anthem's Lead Producer Departs BioWare

The producer is moving on, just after the launch of Cataclysm.

Need For Speed Heat Trailer Features Angry Cops and Fast Cars

Heat keeps true to its series roots of street racers versus the law.

Apex Legends' Solo Mode Encourages a Very Different Style of Play

If you ping in Apex Legends' new Solo mode, does it make a sound?

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Anthem's Lead Producer Departs BioWare

The producer is moving on, just after the launch of Cataclysm.

Need For Speed Heat Trailer Features Angry Cops and Fast Cars

Heat keeps true to its series roots of street racers versus the law.

Apex Legends' Solo Mode Encourages a Very Different Style of Play

If you ping in Apex Legends' new Solo mode, does it make a sound?

Apex Legends Players Aren't Happy with How Pricey the New Iron Crown Event Is

The heirloom's a little expensive for most people's tastes.

Need for Speed Countdown Clock Suggests a Pre-Gamescom Reveal for New Game

We'll finally see what the new entry looks like.

FIFA 20 Closed Beta is Live Today. Here are the Dates, Features, and How You Get In

Those who opted in are getting their first look at FIFA starting today.

ESPN Postpones Apex Legends Broadcast in Wake of Shootings

A tournament highlights show will be aired in October out of respect.

Volta Feels Like the Missing Piece of the Puzzle for FIFA 20

We go hands-on with FIFA 20's new street mode, and we like what we see.

Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony and Other Game Companies Unite Around the Issue of Loot Box Odds

Several publishers are set to disclose odds by 2020 at the latest.

FIFA 20 Career Mode is Finally Getting Some Major Updates

You're one bad press answer away from an unhappy team.

Anthem's Cataclysm Update Just Stealth Launched

Anthem players got a surprise this morning.

Why I'm Not Reviewing Madden 20 This Year

What is there be said about this version? Not enough.

EA CEO Andrew Wilson Explains Why There Aren't More EA Games on Switch

They're playing them elsewhere, it seems.

One of Apex Legends' Most Requested Features is Coming in August, Says EA

What exactly that is remains to be seen.

Madden 20's Franchise Mode Has Fallen Far Behind the Competition. Here's How to Fix It

Seven major improvements that need to happen for Madden's franchise mode to catch up with the competition.

NBA Live 20 Delayed as EA Plans a "Different Approach" To Its Troubled Basketball Franchise

Electronic Arts' NBA competitor will be taking some time.

EA Offers a Status Update on New Need for Speed and Plants vs Zombies Games

Both should still be on track for this year.

NHL 20 Interview: Why Planned Improvements to Its "Be a Pro" Mode Got Pushed Back and More

We catch up with creative director William Ho to talk improvements to the gameplay, online franchise, and Year 2 of World of Chel.

Plants vs. Zombies 3 Is Happening, But For Now It's Locked In Pre-Alpha

Time to get the army of the dead off my dang lawn again.

Apex Legends Is Matching Cheaters and Spammers With Each Other

Giving them what they deserve: each other.

FIFA 20 Won't Include Juventus License as PES Signs Exclusive Deal

This has been a very interesting offseason for virtual soccer.

The Best Games of 2019 After Six Months

Our ongoing list of what we believe are the best video games of 2019.

Sea of Solitude is a Deeply Personal Project For One Developer

This fantastical adventure is based on a real story.

NHL 20: Doc Emrick is Out and Battle Royale is in as EA Releases First Details and Trailer Featuring Auston Matthews

NHL 20 borrows from Fortnite, Overwatch, and more in its latest update.

FIFA 20 Hands-on: Slower, But Perhaps Better

We try out this year's version of EA's popular soccer sim.

FIFA 20 Developers on Why Volta Won't Have Online Team Play, the Microtransactions Question, and More

We checked out the new FIFA Street revival at EA Play 2019. Here's what we learned.

Anthem's Cataclysm is a Storm of Negative Opinions During Testing

Anthem still has problems and the long-awaited Cataclysm doesn't seem to be fixing them.

BioWare Reveals Highly Anticipated Score-Based Cataclysm Event

The eight-week event brings some welcome loot changes as well.

Anthem is Noticeably Absent From EA Play's Stream Lineup [Update]

Looks like BioWare is getting out their news ahead of the big show.

A New Need For Speed is Coming This Year, But Skipping E3

No pit stop in June for the Need For Speed team.

Emotive Adventure Game Sea of Solitude Is Coming Out In July

Get lost in your feelings in a flooded city this summer.

Frostbite's Next-Gen Hair Tech Demo Is Super Realistic And Definitely Not Creeping Me Out

I am totally fine with the lifelike hair dolls and the tech that powers them.

EA Play's E3 2019 Streams are Being Delayed

This should free up your Friday a bit.

Madden 20 Franchise Mode is Finally Getting Something It's Needed for Ages: Narrative

A closer look at the Scenario Engine, which could make Madden's franchise mode feel more alive than it has in years.

Star Wars: Battlefront's Re-Release Reminds Me of What EA's Battlefront Games Are Missing

The original Star Wars: Battlefront is available on Steam and GOG, showcasing what's missing from the current iteration.

Apex Legends Kicking Off Bonus XP Limited Time Event for Battle Pass Owners

Plus, Patch 1.1.1 brings welcome changes to our favorite big boys.

How the Frostbite Engine Became a Nightmare for EA in General, and BioWare in Particular

DICE's engine finds a rough reception at other EA studios.

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Reveal Highlights New Jedi, a New Inquisitor, and "Intentional" Melee Combat

Respawn Entertainment gives us our first glimpse of its Star Wars title.

Respawn's Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Promises "No Microtransactions" as Release Date Leaks

Respawn Entertainment is offering big promises for its first Star Wars game.

EA Lays Off 350 Employees in Reorganization Effort

More bad news for people who work in games.

Star Wars Battlefront 2 is Getting a New Mode in the Style of the Battlefront Games of Old

The new Battlefront looks to its history for its new mode, Capital Supremacy.

Stories From Making Command and Conquer: Blues Brothers Impersonators, Hilariously Low-Tech Sets, and More

Command and Conquer's cinema scenes were never destined to be Oscar material, but putting them together was a ton of fun.

Disney is Expanding Lucasfilm Games Licensing Division [Update]

LucasArts isn't coming back, but it looks like Lucasfilm is doing something game-related.

Apex Legends' First Battle Pass Drops Tomorrow: Rewards, New Character Revealed

Prices, release time, and new Legend Octane revealed.

Anthem's Latest Update Boosts Loot Drops in Higher Grandmaster Levels

BioWare continues to patch over Anthem's loot problem.

Jump Pad, Jump Pad, Jump Pad, Apex Legends Up to Somethin'

Jump pads are appearing in Apex Legends, and players think it has something to do with season one's arrival.

Prominent Sims 4 Player Accused of Sexually Harassing Teens, EA Apologizes for Slow Response

"We sincerely apologize for the delay in taking the right actions here," EA says.

Apex Legends Datamine Reveals Potential New Characters In Addition To Previously Leaked Octane [Update: Respawn Comments]

Some mysterious new faces might be stepping onto the battlefield soon.

Battlefield 5 Battle Royale Mode, Firestorm, Leaked in New Tutorial Video

The first look at Firestorm gameplay.

EA Play Won't Host a Press Conference at E3 Either

Another studio is changing the game plan for E3.

Apex Legends' First Balance Update Nerfs Its Two Most Popular Guns

Wingman and Peacekeeper take some hits.

Anthem Reportedly Causing Serious PS4 Crashes, Sometime Resulting in Bricked Consoles [Update]

This issue seems to only be affecting PS4 and not Xbox One players.

Apex Legends Crushes a New Milestone With 50 Million Players

Respawn Entertainment's battle royale continues to draw in new players.

Anthem's Latest Patch Turns Freeplay into an Empty Theme Park [Update]

A hotfix breaks more than it fixes.

Anthem Loot Inscription Overhaul Should Make Masterwork Grinding Better

Loot is a major problem in Anthem, but BioWare's starting to fix it.

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Will Rise at Star Wars Celebration in April

Respawn Entertainment's Star Wars game will be revealed.

How BioWare Can Save Anthem Before It's Too Late

Electronic Arts and BioWare need to commit to getting Anthem into a better state.

Diablo 3 Designer Has Some Ideas on How to Fix Anthem

Dauntless developer Travis Day offers BioWare a few tips to improve Anthem's loot game.

Axe of the Blood God Reviews Anthem, Wonders About BioWare's Future, and Says Farewell to Reggie

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | BioWare's latest is finally here, and there's a lot to discuss.

Starting Screen | The Steady Decline of BioWare

Charting BioWare's decline from hits like Knights of the Old Republic to disappointments like Anthem.

Anthem Producer Confirms Hidden Change to Loot Drop Rate

Players surmised that the drop rate for loot in Anthem had changed, and they were right.

YouTuber's Pulled Anthem Review Puts EA's Content Partnership Under Scrutiny

This is what happens when the lines between original content and advertising blurs.

Anthem's 90-Day Roadmap Promises New Events, More Loot, and the Cataclysm

Anthem might have a rough first step, but BioWare has plans.

Anthem's Worldwide Launch Beset by Low Twitch Viewership, Price Cuts

Anthem hits some turbulence.

Anthem Review

BioWare has delivered its Anthem, and it's a huge disappointment.

We Return to the First Anthem Trailer: Comparing What Was Promised Versus What We Got

Two years later, we see how Anthem stands up to its E3 reveal trailer.

BioWare Lays Out Its Plan for Fixing Anthem's Most Pressing Problems, From Broken Quests to Stronghold Loot

Despite a rough start, BioWare wants to make Anthem the best it can be.

Anthem's "Day One" Patch is Actually Coming Today

The litany of improvements to Anthem are actually coming two days early.

EA Should Call Anthem's Premier Access Period What It Is: A Beta Test Gamers Pay For

A test flight nobody agreed to sign up for.

Apex Legends' New Gun Finally Gives You a Use For All That Energy Ammo You've Been Hoarding

The Havoc Rifle is the first new gun to come to the battle royale.

Anthem Doesn't Have an Excuse for Repeating the Mistakes Destiny Made Five Years Ago

Anthem isn't alone and it shouldn't be treated like it is.

BioWare Prioritizing Fixes for Anthem's Troublesome Loading Screens

Trying to lighten the load.

The Amy Hennig Interview: On What Changed With Uncharted 4, Leaving EA, and What's Next

At DICE Summit 2019, we catch up with one of the industry's most beloved writers and directors.

Starting Screen | How Anthem's Terrible Loading Times Let You Appreciate BioWare

Use that dead time to look back at the good years full of great games and fun times.

The Apex Legends Players Using the Ping System to Overcome Disability and Anxiety

Respawn may have figured out online communication.

It Looks Like Anthem Avoided an Early Microtransaction Controversy

Reports of Anthem's microtransactions were greatly exaggerated.

Apex Legends is So Popular It Revived Titanfall 2 and EA's Stock

Apex Legends hits 25 million players in a week.

Apex Legends Datamine Points to Solos and Duo Modes

New modes could be on the way to Respawn's popular battle royale game.

Are Caustic and Mirage Worth Unlocking? Our Verdict on Apex Legends' Two Bonus Characters

We bought Apex Legends' two premium characters and tried them out. Here's what we think about them.

Apex Legends Isn't a Threat to Battlefield 5, EA Says

This town is big enough for the two of us.

EA and Take-Two: A Tale of Two Holiday Seasons

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | EA, Take-Two, mobile risks, and 90s internet simulators.

Apex Legends is Off to a Huge Start: 10 Million Players in Just 72 Hours

Apex Legends hits a home run.

How Anthem Can Avoid the Mistakes of Star Wars: The Old Republic

Anthem isn't the first time BioWare has tried to launch an MMO...

Apex Legends Is Here to Stay

This is a battle royale game with something new to offer.

Anthem's Endgame Roadmap Appears to Tease Future Story Developments Among Other New Info

Here's what to do in Anthem once you complete the main story.

Disney Admits It's Not So Great at Publishing Video Games, Prefers Licensing to EA

Disney doesn't have time for games, what with world domination and all.

EA Says Not Having Battle Royale Hurt Battlefield 5's Sales

EA also cites a competitive holiday release window.

New "Premium" Titanfall Experience is Coming Later This Year

Prepare for (even more) Titanfall.

Apex Legends Isn't Afraid to Borrow Like Crazy From Overwatch

Apex Legends is technically in the Titanfall universe, but its gameplay borrows much more from Blizzard.

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