Posts Tagged ‘Electronic Arts

09
Jun
11

playCAST Episode Eight: E3 2011 Special

All the major E3 2011 press conferences have occurred, and it’s time for your boys at playWISE to editorialize and grade how each company did. Spoiler: Ubisoft blew us away, and their conference should be used as a template for all following press conferences until the end of time — Mr. Caffeine FTW!  The show line-up is as follows:

  • 01:07 — EA presser shows off “Mass Effect”
  • 07:33 — Ubisoft presser with Mr. Caffeine
  • 11:38 — Microsoft presser with our thoughts and grades
  • 37:17 — Sony press conference with our thoughts and grades
  • 51:12 — Nintendo press conference with our thoughts and grades
Music Credit: Andrew Wade

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05
Jun
11

The playWISE portal to E3 2011

UPDATE:Read our liveblog for the Nintendo press conference HERE
UPDATE:Read our liveblog for the Sony press conference HERE
UPDATE:Read our liveblog for the Microsoft press conference HERE

E311coverage - playwisegaming.com
E3 2011 starts tomorrow, June 6, and there is a 100 percent chance that tons of videogame news will come from its tech-laden announcements. While we can say with certainty that not every single piece of E3 news will appear on playWISE, we can at least claim that all the best information from E3 might make an appearance — we don’t exactly get paid for this, so cut us some slack.

However, we know for sure that we’ll be able to liveblog the three major conferences. Below, you’ll find the conference schedules, links to our liveblogging pages with their corresponding RSS feeds, and links to the live broadcasts. Let the game announcements begin!

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07
Feb
11

Is EA reaching for the stars? Star Wars MMO needs 500,000 players to turn profit

Star Wars TOR - playwisegaming.comBioWare’s “Star Wars: The Old Republic” is expected to release Q2 of this year and needs a staggering 500,000 subscribers to turn a mediocre amount of profitprofit.

During a call to investors, Eric Brown, the Chief Financial Officer of Electronic Arts, said that any number of subscribers over 500,000 would be “substantially profitable, but not the kind of thing [EA] would write home about.”

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13
Dec
10

Mass Effect 3 officially announced at the VGAs, will launch on all platforms simultaneously


“Mass Effect 3” has been making the rounds in the rumor mill as of lately, but it has finally been officially announced with a launch date of “Holiday 2011.”

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