Need for Speed Hot Pursuit News (PS3)

EA admit "worst possible idea" is Criterion releasing every year

Posted: 13.06.2011 by Technet2k

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Need for Speed is finally getting 'cool' again and EA don't want to screw that up and so that's why Criterion is forbidden from releasing a new game every year.

It would "limit their creativity and hurt quality." Need for Speed: The Run is due this year and is from Black Box. It uses Frostbite 2 and EA Sports' animation tech.

EA has "failed well," some devs "couldn't stomach" transition

Posted: 24.05.2011 by Technet2k

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EA boss John Riccitiello, now credited with 'saving' the publisher, has said in a speech that if anything they've "failed well," with a lot of mileage left to go.

It hasn't entirely paid off yet he argues, but they've had "a few wins" getting there. He "lost a few friends" making the transitions as some 'couldn't adapt'.

BAFTA Video Game Award winners

Posted: 17.03.2011 by Technet2k

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Who pinched ultimate BAFTA glory this year? It was BioWare with Mass Effect 2 winning 'Best Game'. Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit got Multiplayer.

Heavy Rain clinched three wins for 'Original Music,' 'Story,' and 'Technical Innovation'. GAME Award 2010 went to Call of Duty: Black Ops. Civ V got Strategy.

EA: We drained our IPs

Posted: 18.02.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Electronic Arts is admitting that they milked some of their best intellectual properties to death.

EA's Q3 fiscal report shows five 2010 titles sold over 5m copies

Posted: 02.02.2011 by Technet2k

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Publisher EA has declared itself the number one outfit on high definition consoles in the western market for 2010 after revealing their Q3 fiscal numbers.

Five EA properties that released instalments last year sold over 5m copies each. For the quarter ending December 31st it was tops for iPhone and iPad too.