The previous forecast for their end of year fiscal by Capcom has been more-or-less on the money (no pun intended). An profit of £19.42 million was posted, which is down 52% year-on-year.
Resident Evil 6 "did not meet" their expectations with sales at 4.9 million, falling short of the 7 million they hoped for. DmC: Devil May Cry enjoyed "stable popularity" overseas, with no total sales mentioned.
If you thought you'd be retiring on that big fat cheque from EA because you domain parked yourself at Battlefield16.com, then think again. EA has been on the war path and annexed a few more slithers of the internet.
The publisher already held ownership of domains all the way up to Battlefield9.com, but their legal department decided to snatch some more just in case. Pure numeracy is cool, who needs subtitles?
There are some things best kept secret, and this is perhaps one of them. According to an exchange between a former Avalanche Studios bigwig and their current CCO, the Just Cause dev almost had Star Wars.
In fact they "almost got that deal" sealed, according to former studio manager Oskar Burman. If it had of gone through, LucasArts "would be alive today," replied Christofer Sundberg.
EA has had some questionable marketing links with weapons manufacturers in the past, which by the way they vow never to do again, but now they're going one step further; they won't license guns anymore.
No more royalty cheques from EA for using real-world weapons, but that doesn't mean they won't stop using them. They intend to wield the 'fair use' argument in court, if necessary.
EA and DICE's Battlefield 3 and Battlelog servers have come under attack by an external group, knocking out the online services that power the soon-to-be-replaced shooter. They confirmed the outages via twitter.
As of now the attack seems to have been thwarted with all platform servers back up and running. EA recently revealed 3.5 million have subscribed to Battlefield Premium.
Warner Bros has confirmed the rights to begin production on a Dungeons & Dragons film.
Sony Online Entertainment is gearing up to release DC Universe Online's seventh DLC pack on May 14th.
Thinking of pre-ordering Remember Me? Capcom has detailed the incentives to do exactly that.
In a move that will shock absolutely nobody, EA Sports and FIFA have agreed a licensing deal that will run until 2022. This, of course, means the publisher will continue to develop fully kitted out football games for at least the next nine years.
A new "ultimate" version of Dead or Alive 5 has been confirmed, after a trailer had been leaked in Japan a week ago. The game will be released for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
While Electronic Arts acquired some major licenses in the past few months, two of which are the lucractive Star Wars and mixed-martial arts UFC licenses, players shouldn't hold their breath waiting for a game based on them or Tiger Woods.
American McGee is going to run Kickstarter drives to back Alice: Otherlands, a new Alice in Wonderland-based game, as well as an untitled game based on The Wizard of Oz. Both will be developed under McGee's studio banner Spicy Horse.
Electronic Arts confirmed during its investor call today that the publisher had laid off roughly 10% of its worldwide staff.
Electronic Arts during its investors call revealed that two of its major AAA big budget titles, Crysis 3 and Dead Space 3, failed to achieve the publisher's expected sales.
The first new IP from Techland since Dead Island is all about those feel good moments from the likes of Quake, Hexen, Diablo and Heretic back in the 1990s. The Polish studio is infusing co-op with fantasy.
They want Hellraid to feel like it was "made by guys in their '30s," touching on those simpler Quake and Hexen days. We choose between four classes and take on hordes of foes.
MachineGames, a studio made up of former Starbreeze developers, is behind the newly announced Wolfenstein: The New Order. Bethesda reveal it occupies a 'what if' reality where the Nazis won WW2.
We play as B.J. Blazkowicz, an American war hero who fights back. It's set for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC this Q4. We'll be battling Nazis in Europe and taking control of super weapons.
Rockstar has only announced Grand Theft Auto V for Xbox 360 and PS3, with fans desperately hoping for a PC version too. Germany's Amazon and GamesOnly.at both list it for PC.
Interestingly GamesOnly.at also mentioned a 'Special Edition', which included a SteelBook with "exclusive artwork", a world map, stunt-planes challenges, bonus outfits and more.
Dead Island: Riptide has remained unchallenged at the top of the UK games chart. A pretty slow week for releases has seen the zombie title stay clear of the chasing pack, with Injustice: Gods Among Us maintaining second place.
Gearbox has announced that Krieg the Psycho Bandit, the sixth playable character class for Borderlands 2, will be arriving on the 14th May for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
Retailers have started selling a new PlayStation 3 bundle called the "Legacy Bundle" for $300. The bundle features a 500GB hard drive, Gran Turismo 5 XL, InFamous 2, and 30 days of PlayStation Plus.