Belgium Investigating Star Wars Battlefront 2 For Gambling, EA Claims Innocence

The narrative around the Star Wars Battlefront 2 lootbox controversy took another interesting turn today. The Belgian government has opened an investigation against Electronic Arts and Activision Blizzard over loot boxes. On November 15th when the Belgian Gaming Commission announced it had launched an investigation to determine if loot boxes in Star Wars Battlefront 2 and Overwatch constituted gambling. Companies [...]

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Voice Actors End 11-Month Strike Against Video Game Companies

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The Screen Actors Guild – American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, or SAG-AFTRA, ended their 11-month strike against big-name video game companies as both parties reached a tentative agreement last weekend. According to Polygon, the boycott began in October 2016 following 19 months of failing negotiations between voice actors and video game industry leaders for additional compensation, particularly for [...]

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EA Tempted By The Dark Side: Charges $1100 For Mobile Game Characters

How frustrating it must be for traditional game studios to spend years developing a triple-A title which only sells for $60 while fly-by-night mobile studios can get away with $100+ "micro" transactions via their Bejeweled clones. You could almost sympathize with a company like Electronic Arts for finally succumbing, through seething envy, to the Dark Side. As reported by redditor /u/AlbertMyers, EA [...]

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Titanfall 2

Titanfall 2 is a sci-fi FPS where players are human Pilots with combat mechs called Titans. Choose between an intense solo campaign or a competitive MMO mode exploring and expanding the capabilities of man and machine. Publisher: Electronic Arts Playerbase: Medium Type: FPS Release Date: October 28, 2016 Pros: +Intense and story-rich solo campaign. +Competitive MMO mode. +Variety of Titans and Pilot abilities. +Excellent production [...]

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Dark Age of Camelot

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Dark Age of Camelot is a medieval fantasy MMORPG set in the time after King Athur’s death, as his kingdom splits into three warring factions. Choose from 3 factions, 21 races, and 45 classes to travel across a mythological world with monsters, dungeons, and Realm versus Realm PvP. Publisher: Electronic Arts Playerbase: Low Type: Subscription MMORPG Release Date: October 10, 2001 PvP: Realm [...]

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