238w ago - Today Eletronic Arts confirmed an event before E3, to showcase their new titles and more.
To quote, roughly translated: Electronic Arts disclosed that it will carry through a conference before the beginning of the E3 2009.
The presentation will be commanded by John Riccitiello, executive-head of Electronic Arts, and producers also will participate of the event to present the new games of the company.
For the days of the event, the EA promised for the journalists and visitors demonstrations you played of the following headings:
• "Brütal Legend"
• "Dead Space Extraction"
• "EA SPORTS Active"
• "EA SPORTS Grand Slam Tennis"
• "Fight Night Round 4"
• "G.I. JOE The Rise of Cobra"
• "Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince"
• "Madden NFL 10"
• "MySims Agents"
• "Need will be Speed: Shift"
• "Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 10"
Behind closed doors, in turn, the EA will show the following games:
• "Army of Two: The 40th Day"
• "Battlefield Bad Company 2"
• "Dragon Age Origins"
• "Dante's Hell"
• "FIFA 10"
• "Littlest Pet Shop Online"
• "Mass Effect 2"
251w ago - EA and American McGee are to release a follow-on title to Alice. It's in development for PC, PS3 and XBox 360.
"This new project is a dream come true for me and the fans who've kept the Alice flame alive," said McGee.
"EA gave us creative latitude and support on the original game which resulted in something beautiful and daring. This trip through the looking glass promises to be even more exciting."
The original was released in 2000, and was subject of probably the greatest Old Man Murray review of all time.
Press Release: EA AND SPICY HORSE RETURN TO WONDERLAND
Guildford, UK. - February 19, 2009 - Electronic Arts Inc (NASDAQ: ERTS) and Spicy Horse today announced that they have signed a publishing deal for an all-new title based on EA's 2000 classic, American McGee's Alice™.
The game reunites EA with American McGee, the creative visionary behind the original game. The new title is in development for the PC, PLAYSTATION¬®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360¬® video game console.
"This new project is a dream come true for me and the fans who've kept the Alice flame alive," said American McGee, senior creative director at Spicy Horse. "EA gave us creative latitude and support on the original game...
261w ago - Remember when EA CEO John Riccitiello said that Tim Schaefer's death-and-metal creation Brutal Legend would be "a significant creative risk"? Apparently, it's one that he – and Electronic Arts – are willing to take.
Press Release: DOUBLE FINE AND EA TURN IT UP TO "11" NEXT FALL WITH THE RELEASE OF BRÜTAL LEGEND
Tim Schafer teams up with Jack Black for the Ultimate Rock Opus
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Dec 12, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) – Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) and Double Fine Productions, Inc. today announced that they have signed an exclusive publishing agreement that will bring the highly-anticipated rock-adventure Brutal Legend(TM) to gamers, headbangers, roadies and rockers worldwide next Fall.
The latest creation from gaming icon Tim Schafer and the award-winning team at Double Fine, Brutal Legend is a 3rd person Action/Adventure game starring Jack Black in the role of roadie Eddie Riggs, who sets on an epic quest to build an army of rockers with only a broad axe, a big block V8 and his faithful guitar in hand.
"This is awesome news!" stated Tim Schafer, President of Double Fine Productions. "The quality and creativity of the games EA Partners has been involved...
269w ago - According to Boston.com (linked above), advertisements for Barack Obama have appeared in nine EA video games, including Guitar Hero and Madden 09. The ads appear on billboards and other signage, and remind players that early voting has begun and plug a campaign Web site.
To quote: Too busy playing video games to watch presidential ads on television? Barack Obama has found you, too, by becoming the first presidential candidate to buy ad space inside a game.
Nine video games from Electronic Arts Inc., including the popular "Guitar Hero" and "Madden 09" football game, feature in-game ads from the Obama campaign.
The ads - they appear on billboards and other signage - remind players that early voting has begun and plug a campaign website.
Obama campaign officials said the video game ads target 10 states that allow early voting, including several battleground states: Ohio, Iowa, Indiana, Montana, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Nevada, New Mexico, Florida, and Colorado.
286w ago - An invite to the Electronic Arts E3 festivities has just landed in my inbox, and it confirms what games they will be showing off. The list incudes the no brainers like their 2009 sports lineup, but more importantly their rapidly approaching new IP's like Dead Space and Mirror's Edge.
There is even something in there for the MMORPGerphile... full list below:
- NCAA 2009
- Madden NFL 2009
- Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2009
- NBA Live 2009
- Lord of the Rings
- SimCity Creator
- Harry Potter
- Half Blood Prince
- Skate it
- C&C Red Alert
- Littlest Pet Shop
- Family Game Night
- My Sims
- My Sims Kingdom
- Mercenaries 2
- Mirrors Edge
- Dead Space
- Warhammer Online
- Mobile & iPhone titles