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NBA Jam is coming back to the court

by Danielle Riendeau on Jan 11, 2010 at 08:52 PM

It’s not every day that I get a press release with the word (onomatopoeia?) BOOOOOOM-SHAKA-LAKA!  in the subject line, but hey, today is a special day. Besides being a palindrome (01.11.10), its also the day wherein a new NBA Jam game has been announced. Currently in development at EA Canada… Continue Reading »

Rumor: EA Sports working on NBA Jam revival

by Brian Allen on Jan 5, 2010 at 04:43 PM

ESPN’s Jon Robinson has set the gaming world ablaze, saying sources have confirmed to him that EA now has the rights to the NBA Jam series and is working on a new game. Continue Reading »

EA shutting down servers for several older games

by Brian Allen on Jan 4, 2010 at 04:34 PM

If you haven’t gotten around to boosting that 10 online wins achievement for NBA Street Homecourt, you’ve got roughly a month to do so. Electronic Arts is powering down several servers for older versions of sports hits such as Madden and sports misses such as poorly received arcade style boxing… Continue Reading »

Madden Curse Update: Fitzgerald fighting it off

by Brian Allen on Dec 23, 2009 at 02:22 PM

Football fans have known for a while that Arizona wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has near superhuman athletic ability. But this season he may have proved himself stronger than one of sports’ most infamous curses. Fitzgerald shares the Madden NFL 10 cover with Pittsburgh cornerback Troy Polamalu, who got injured in… Continue Reading »

Gamertell Review: MySims Agents for Wii

by Jenni Lada on Dec 14, 2009 at 08:16 AM

When I heard about MySims Agents, I was skeptical. While both prior MySims games were straightforward simulation and adventure games, where you’d need to create building and furniture on request, MySims Agents breaks away from the simulation elements and is strictly an adventure game. After playing, I’m pleasantly surprised and… Continue Reading »

EA’s CEO wants to bring back Mirror’s Edge

by Brian Allen on Dec 5, 2009 at 09:08 AM

Often criticized for releasing the same type of games year after year, Electronic Arts gave us one of 2008’s truly unique games in Mirror’s Edge. And the gaming consumers let out a collective yawn. Despite so-so sales, EA CEO John Riccitiello remains committed to this new property… Continue Reading »

Pandemic Studios ex-employees recreate scene from Office Space (with video)

by Christian Morlotte on Nov 30, 2009 at 10:56 AM

A few days ago we commented on the unfortunate situation involving Electronic Arts Inc. and Pandemic Studios. Due to the current economic situation, EA was forced to close Pandemic as part of a plan aimed at restructuring the company. In an effort to make some light of the situation a… Continue Reading »

EA closes Pandemic Studios

by Christian Morlotte on Nov 19, 2009 at 03:32 PM

With the global economy going through hard times, most markets have been affected and unfortunately video games are not the exception. Sales are falling behind this year compared to 2008 and the holiday season is sure to bring a fierce price battle amongst the main retailers. Not even the big… Continue Reading »

GameStop stores in New Jersey break street date on Assassin’s Creed II, Left 4 Dead II

by Brian Allen on Nov 17, 2009 at 11:57 AM

A week after GameStop’s corporate office authorized some of its stores to break street date on Modern Warfare 2, three New Jersey stores have done the same with Assassin’s Creed II and Left 4 Dead II. The much-anticipated sequels went on sale there November 14, 2009. The actual street date… Continue Reading »

Madden Arcade to be available Thanksgiving week via Xbox Live, PlayStation Network

by Brian Allen on Nov 14, 2009 at 12:32 PM

The release date for Madden NFL Arcade, the five-on-five NBA Jam-style game with wild powerups and a 60-yard field, has been moved up by Electronic Arts. Continue Reading »

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