Day: 19/12/2013

Class-action lawsuit commenced over buggy Battlefield 4, EA calls it “meritless” [UPDATE]

By: Eddie Makuc [UPDATE] The official class-action claim [PDF] shows that various Electronic Arts senior executives sold thousands of shares ahead of Battlefield 4’s release. Check out the graph below for more. The original story is below. Electronic Arts is facing yet another legal battle over its military shooter Battlefield 4. Just a week after a Georgia law firm launched an investigation into the company over the game, the legal team behind the Enron lawsuit has commenced a class-action lawsuit against the []

Is competitive gaming a legitimate sport?

By: Eddie Makuch It’s clear that competitive gaming is on the rise, but will eSports ever be seen by the mainstream sports community as a legitimate sport? That’s exactly what HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel debated recently, with panelists largely dismissing cyber-athletes and their profession. After acknowledging she had no idea that eSports even existed, sportscaster and former professional tennis player Mary Carillo said, “It’s still not a sport. It’s a game.” Panelists including Fox News correspondent Bernard Goldberg and Frank []

Dead Rising 3’s first DLC delayed until January for extra polish

By: Eddie Makuch Gamers awaiting the first expansion for Xbox One title Dead Rising 3 will need to wait a little longer. Microsoft announced today that the game’s Operation Broken Eagle DLC will now launch on January 21, a few weeks after the game’s previously announced December 24 release date. “Adding new content to the massive open world of Los Perdidos is a major undertaking, and to ensure we provide the best possible experience for players, we are putting a few additional []