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EA’s PopCap Heads Into Merchandise With Plants Vs. Zombies Toys, Underwear (!) & More

Want a zombie on your underwear? Good, because soon, you will have that opportunity. Today, there comes more proof that mobile gaming is the entertainment franchise opp of the future as EA-owned <a hr

Analyst: All These Concerns Over EA And Star Wars Are “Overdone”

So, there's been some hubbub around Electronic Arts over the last few days, as the company ramps up for the release of its third quarter earnings on February 1st. Yesterday, EA's stock closed at $17.5

Kixeye Hires Ex-Zynga Exec And Lionside Co-founder Brandon Barber

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/08/04/social-game-developer-kixeye-raises-18-million-adds-zynga-co-founder-to-its-board/">Back in August</a>, social game developer Kixeye raised $18 million

EA Wants To Take On Zynga, But Does This Just Mean ‘More Madden’?

After churning out a parade of sequels to all of their flagship games, has EA finally learned its lesson? <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/09/22/ea-ceo-riccitiello-were-taking-dead-aim-at-zyn

EA CEO Riccitiello: We’re Taking Dead Aim At Zynga

The last ten years have been kind to game publishers. The mainstreamification of console gaming has led to enormous sales numbers, budgets rivaling Hollywood's, and an arms race between the majors to

EA Buys PopCap Games For As Much As $1.3B

As we initially <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/06/22/sources-popcap-buyer-is-ea/">reported</a> a few weeks ago, EA has <a href="http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20110712007011/en/EA-Ac

Sources: PopCap In Late Stage Acquisition Discussions With EA For $1 Billion+

<img class="shot2" src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/popcaplogo.png" alt="" />Following up on our story earlier this evening that PopCap Games is in late stage <a href="https

Bootstrapped and profitable Nordeus taking on EA in the social gaming space

<img src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/nordeus.jpg" alt="" title="nordeus" width="250" height="60" class="shot" /><a target="_blank" href="http://www.nordeus.eu/">Nordeus</a> made

EA Begins To Pull Steam Availability, Push Origin Exclusives

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/c22.jpg" />If you were hoping to pick up a copy of <em>Crysis 2</em> on Steam, you're out of luck. The game is no longer available on Val

Say Hello To EA's New Online Direct-To-Consumer Gaming Platform 'Origin'

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/origin.png" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/electronicarts">Electronic Arts</a> is today <a href="http://w

Say Hello To EA's New Online Direct-To-Consumer Gaming Platform 'Origin'

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/origin.png" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/electronicarts">Electronic Arts</a> is today <a href="http://w

Backstage Pass: Bing Gordon on What EA Needs to Do to Survive (TCTV)

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-309033" title="BingGordon" src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/binggordon.jpeg?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="252" />We're continu

EA Acquires Australian Mobile And Online Games Developer Firemint

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/firemint.png" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/electronicarts">Electronic Arts</a> (EA) has acquired <a href="http

Fan Brackets To Determine Madden NFL 12 Cover Athlete

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/maddennfl12.jpg" />Fans will be able to help decide who will be the Madden NFL 12 cover athlete. EA has teamed up with ESPN, creating a b

Dragon Age II Metacritic User Reviews Padded By BioWare Employees

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/avanost.jpg" />Yet more evidence that applying a number score to a work of art, be it a movie, a novel, or a video game, is a complete wa

EA Includes SecuROM DRM In Dragon Age II Without Telling Anyone, Bans Player For Making Critical Remark

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/iwanttobeadragon.jpg" />Did EA ship the PC version of Dragon Age II with SecuROM DRM without telling anyone? It certainly looks that way.

Dragon Age 2 For Xbox 360 Leaks. How Will This Be Blamed On PC Gamers? (Update: And Now The PS3!)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/dragonage2leaked.jpg" />When that dev build of <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/crysis-2/">Crysis 2</a> leaked a few weeks ago, EA

Battlefield 3 DLC Maps Confirmed: Wake Island Returns

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/battlefield3.jpg" /><a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/battlefield-3/">Battlefield 3</a> doesn't even have a release date yet, but EA

With Sequel Confirmed, What Does The Next Medal Of Honor Need To Do To Distinguish Itself?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/medalofhonor2.jpg" />Danger Close, the developers of last year’s <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/10/19/medal-of-honor-certainly

Crysis 2 Dev Build Leaks

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/crysis2leak.jpg" />It would appear that <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/crysis-2/">Crysis 2</a> for the PC has leaked in some capa
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