Next-gen Star Wars: Battlefront due in summer 2015

By: Eddie Makuch The all-new next-generation Star Wars: Battlefront game  from Electronic Arts and developer DICE will “most likely” release in summer 2015 alongside the new films , CFO Blake Jorgensen said today during EA’s annual stockholder meeting. Jorgensen said the Battlefront series, in the past, has performed “extremely well.” Beyond a brief teaser trailer for the game at E3, EA and DICE have remained quiet on … Continue reading Next-gen Star Wars: Battlefront due in summer 2015

EA and Disney team up for Star Wars games

By: Eddie Makuch Electronic Arts and The Walt Disney company today announced a new multiyear exclusive agreement to develop and publish new games based on Star Wars characters and stories. As part of the agreement, EA will create new Star Wars titles for a “core gaming audience.” These games will span “all interactive platforms” and “the most popular game genres.” Disney, meanwhile, will retain rights … Continue reading EA and Disney team up for Star Wars games

Dead Space 3 action focus a ‘necessary evil’ says writer

By:  Eddie Makuch Original Dead Space writer Antony Johnston has chimed in on Dead Space 3. Speaking to NowGamer, the writer–who had no involvement with Dead Space 3–said the game’s focus on action was a “necessary evil” to attract more gamers. “I’m personally a big fan of old-school survival horror, and that was one of the main reasons I wanted to work on Dead Space. So the greater emphasis … Continue reading Dead Space 3 action focus a ‘necessary evil’ says writer

Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel launching March 2013

By: Eddie Makuch The next entry in the Army of Two franchise will be on store shelves next year. Electronic Arts announced Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel today, slating the game to arrive for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 during March 2013. A co-op shooter developed by Dead Space studio Visceral Games and running on DICE’s Frostbite 2 game engine, The Devil’s Cartel … Continue reading Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel launching March 2013