Wednesday May 22
Halo getting live-action TV series
Halo is getting a TV series. Microsoft announced the news today as part of its Xbox One unveiling event, and revealed that the sci-fi franchise would be receiving a live-action adaptation with an assist from legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg.
Activision Market Share Approaches 20 Percent in 2012, While EA Slides
Measuring market share is a bit of a dicey business, because services that measure such things look only at sales of boxed games through conventional retail channels.
EA opens new DICE studio in Los Angeles
New office will be integral to Star Wars development, intends to add 60 employees by the end of the year Electronic Arts has opened a new DICE studio in Los Angeles, setting a target of recruiting 60 staff before the end of the year.
Video games to keep guns, ditch gun makers
With the nation bitterly debating gun violence and weighing gun control legislation, gun makers and video game developers are in the middle of a stand-off of their own.
EA ceasing to pay weapon manufacturers for gun licenses
The publishing titan aims to separate itself from gun advocating. We'll still see firearms in games , albeit without the same authenticity.
Will Disney and 'Star Wars' Save Electronic Arts?
From the always-on debacle that followed SimCity to the closure of two studios and hundreds of layoffs, EA is slowly losing its position as a game publishing stalwart.