Posts Tagged ‘EA’

The Need for Speed franchise was getting a bit too dull in the recent past, but EA cleverly handed Criterion Games the job of making a reboot in the series to stir up interest in the minds of gamers, which Criterion Games indeed succeeded in doing. But that doesn’t mean Black Box will no longer make Need for Speed games, because hey – there’s a new one coming out in November 2011!

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Robert Bowling ( Creative Strategist at Infinity Ward ) in a tweet stated that Activision’s upcoming magnum opus Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 – which is being developed by Infinity Ward, Raven Software and Sledgehammer Games- is using the same game engine as Modern Warfare 2. According to him, developing a new game engine from the ground up is “counter productive. An engine takes years and years to develop and get right.”

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New Battlefield 3 Trailer Out!

Posted: April 16, 2011 in News
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Although we’re one day away from April 17, when the promised 12-minute full length trailer of DICE’s upcoming magnum opus of a game Battlefield 3 is out, the official Battlefield Channel on YouTube just published another trailer, called “My Life”. Watch the video after the jump.

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It is a widely known fact that Sony is gunning for a 10-year lifecycle for the PS3. So accordingly, the PS4 should be out sometime around 2016. On the other hand, Microsoft hasn’t said anything about the prospective release date for the Xbox 720 which is rumoured to be in development. If you’re wondering why the topic of this discussion is the release schedule of the next-generation consoles, it’s because DICE is already looking forward to making bleeding edge graphics games on them.

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First FIFA 12 Screenshots Out

Posted: April 13, 2011 in News
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After the monumentally successful FIFA 11 ( it goes so far that it’s the fastest selling sports game ever ) EA is now coming out with another title in the FIFA franchise – ( quite predictably ) FIFA 12.

Here are the two latest screenshots of FIFA 12, for your viewing pleasure:

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E3 is fast approaching, and will be as exciting as ever before – now that DICE has stated that “E3 is probably a good time to keep your ears open” for news on the game’s multiplayer.

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Battlefield 3 Box Art Revealed

Posted: April 4, 2011 in News
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EA just revealed the box art for one of their biggest upcoming titles – Battlefield 3 – developed by DICE. Have a look:

As you can see, the general theme of the box art remains quite unchanged from what we saw in Battlefield: Bad Company 2 – a lone soldier walking with a gun in hand, and a flame effect on one side. With vehicles. Because vehicles make the game so much more cooler.