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Investor sues EA over Battlefield 4 bugs

Class-action suit accuses publisher, execs of lying about shooter’s development to inflate stock price. An investor has filed a class-action suit against Electronic Arts in the Northern District of California, accusing the publisher of violating federal securities laws by making

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Battlefield 4: work halted on expansions, Battlefront 3 until game issues are resolved

Speaking with Polygon, the spokesperson said fixing the game is the developer’s “number one priority.” “First, we want to thank the fans out there that are playing and supporting us with Battlefield 4,” they said. “We know we still have

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EA blames PS4 game crashes on Sony

Publisher posts, then pulls, notice saying day-one firmware update is causing crashes on all games The PlayStation 4 launch has run into problems, as thePlayStation Network has been down under “extremely high volume” all day, and a number of people

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EA says they don’t want to be voted Worst Company in America three times in a row

Earlier this year there was a big shakeup at Electronic Arts as the company saw CEO John Riccitiello step down. During Riccitiello’s reign as CEO, Electronic Arts was voted Worst Company in America by consumers for two years in a

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EA Working On A Mobile Battlefield Game

The implementation of a mobile app for Battlefield 4′s Commander mode was just the tip of the iceberg, says EA Labels president Frank Gibeau. In a new interview with the New York Times, Gibeau said the company is working on

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Linux just needs one killer game, says Battlefield dev

Linux is just one big game away from establishing itself as a key part of the mainstream gaming industry. That’s according to DICE creative director Lars Gustavsson, who told Polygon that the Electronic Arts studio is keen to start working

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EA closes North Carolina studio

One of the many caveats to working in the video game industry these days is that mass layoffs and studio closings have become all too common: and neither small nor multi-million dollar companies are completely safe from the sways of

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EA to close Battleforge next month

Online card game will be “retired” following closure of EA Phenomic. Battleforge, the online card game from EA Phenomic, will close at the end of October. Battleforge launched in March 2009, and was branded as a “Play4Free” title two months

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Gamescom: FIFA 14 on Mobile is Free to Play, Demo En Route

EA has announced that FIFA 14 will be, for the first time, free to play on mobile devices. IGN’s Justin Davis rather enjoyed its touch controls during the first hands-on. A FIFA 14 demo will be available on September 10

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SimCity sells 2 million

“SimCity is a success.” That’s the assessment of EA Labels president Frank Gibeau, speaking to VentureBeat about the always-online city simulation game. Gibeau said that despite the high-profile difficulties the game had at launch, it has gone on to sell

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