CNN is reporting that at least 11 people were shot at the GLHF Game Bar in Jacksonville, Florida on Sunday. The group was participating in a videogame tournament for the new Madden 19 game. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that at least four people are dead. EA Sports was quick to respond to the news on their official Twitter account, first stating as the terrible news was breaking, “We are aware of an incident at a sanctioned Madden Championship Series competition in Jacksonville. We are working with authorities to gather facts at this stage.” Once the worst had been … Continue reading Mass Shooting Reported at Videogame Tournament
Electronic Arts kicked off the E3 press conferences with a rousing show that did everything it could to make up for the sins of the past year, including hosting a simultaneous three-day gaming festival where anyone could pick up and play the latest and greatest EA Games.
Like most of us here at GiN, Todd will be watching all the major E3 Expo press conferences with a careful eye. Given the state of the market, and what happened last year, who will most wow their fans this time around? Bethesda? Sony? EA? Microsoft? Ubisoft? Nintendo? It’s time!
Today, EA Mobile’s popular building game SimCity BuildIt is adding a new Club Wars feature, that introduces real-time player vs player (PvP) action to the iconic city-building experience for the first time in the franchise. With Club Wars, players who are at level 18 or higher and part of a Mayor’s Club can declare war on other cities. Once the battle begins, teams can unleash crazy disasters on opponents — like the Disco Twister and Plant Monster — to damage the opposing city while watching the wreckage happen live. Cities will repair themselves after the battle, and winning cities will … Continue reading SimCity BuildIt Game Adding PvP Battles
As gamers, we love to complain about developers and publishers when they screw up, or when they turn seemingly tone deaf to our requests and demands. But sometimes, they get it wonderfully correct. Here are three recent examples of smart efforts to do great games right.
With the release of FIFA 18 looming, some rather surprising news has come from EA regarding a certain legendary superstar. Electronic Arts has awarded Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima, abbreviated to Ronaldo, a four-star skill rating in the upcoming release, which naturally hasn’t sat well with fans. The Brazilian forward is considered one of the greatest footballers of all time, so fans’ confusion is completely understandable. A four-star rating is surprisingly low, not only because the former Barcelona and Real Madrid star is renowned for being one of the most celebrated and gifted striker to ever grace the pitch, but … Continue reading EA Sports Offer Brazilian Legend Ronaldo A Surprisingly Low Ranking in FIFA 18
Drew and Chella discuss the best games of E3 2017. For the definitive list, listen up to Argue the Toss.
This week the GiN Lounge gang head out to a galaxy far, far away. No, not that one, the one from Mass Effect: Andromeda. After waking up from a 600-year sleep, we dive into one of the largest open-world space games this side of the Milky Way.
After a five-year wait, Mass Effect: Andromeda just about meets expectations, without exceeding them. It’s a fair Mass Effect game, as opposed to a great one. But there is plenty to do and see in this new galaxy, making the new series more than worth the trip.
Electronic Arts and Bioware have revealed the second cinematic trailer for the upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda game. Mass Effect: Andromeda is coming March 21st to PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4 Pro, and Xbox One. Publishers: EA Games Developers: Bioware Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One