EA bans a FIFA player for life after racist abuse of ex-footballer Ian Wright

EA has banned a FIFA player for life after he sent racist messages to a former soccer player. Patrick O'Brien lost an Ultimate Team game with a…

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EA delays the next Need for Speed to focus on Battlefield

Although EA previously said it would release the next Need for Speed and Battlefield games by March 2022, that won't be entirely the case. The publisher is…

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EA cancels ‘Anthem Next’

Anthem Next, the retooled version of BioWare's jetpack-fueled sci-fi action game, has been canceled. BioWare will continue running the Anthem live service as it stands. "While we…

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Saudi Arabia has invested billions in Activision, EA and Take-Two

Mohammad bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’s controversial Crown Prince, has pushed his country to acquire stakes in three major video game publishers. Recent SEC filings spotted by Bloomberg…

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‘Knockout City’ is a cross-platform dodgeball brawler from Velan and EA

Knockout City is what happens when the community center’s weekly session of adult dodgeball takes over an entire metropolitan spread. It’s an online, rapid-fire game built around…

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EA moves closer to $1.2 billion Codemasters purchase

EA has edged closer to buying Codemasters after shareholders of the latter approved the takeover. Out of 76 shareholders, 63 approved EA’s $1.2 billion bid. Those who…

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‘Apex Legends’ season 8 adds a new demolitionist character

On Monday, Respawn Entertainment detailed what players can expect from season eight of Apex Legends. “Mayhem” will kick off on February 2nd, two days before the game’s…

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‘Apex Legends’ Fight Night event formalizes in-game boxing with a new zone

While Apex Legends isn’t a game made for hand-to-hand fighting, players occasionally settle the quest to become champion with an impromptu boxing match between the two remaining…

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‘Star Wars: Squadrons’ update adds two new ships and custom match creation

EA has released a new patch for Star Wars: Squadrons on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S. Update 4.0 brings with it two new…

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BioWare’s GM Casey Hudson and ‘Dragon Age’ producer are leaving the studio

Two of BioWare’s oldest and most well-known employees are leaving the studio. On Thursday, EA announced that both Casey Hudson and Mark Darrah have decided to retire….

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