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Industry sources claim EA has completed a deal to acquire social games developer Playfish, report Inside Social Games and Silicon Alley Insider. Unconfirmed estimates put EA's buyout bill at $250 million, while ISG believes Playfish could earn as much as $75 million in revenue this year alone. That...

October 15th 2009 at 12:20pm 0 Comments
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EA just announced a brand new IP today -- with four new games for Wii and DS! Not sure how you guys are going to feel about it, though. It's called Charm Girls Club. It "celebrates everything that's fun about being a girl," said Sarah Handley, Senior Director of Marketing for EA Play. In this case,...

June 1st 2009 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Neat hat on a clever noggin news now, with EA announcing Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure (working title), a platformer/puzzler for the Nintendo DS. Developed by an EA Tiburon team under the publisher's Casual Entertainment label, Hatsworth hopes to fuse the "action of an adventure game wi...

August 12th 2008 at 2:26pm 0 Comments
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click to enlarge Since it's abundantly clear that we need to grow up, allow us to tell you about our dream of becoming city planners -- nay, creators! -- as soon as we reach adulthood. According to the latest issue of Japan's Famitsu magazine (as translated by the men of IGN), SimCity Creator will p...

May 29th 2008 at 8:01am 0 Comments
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And since we're wearing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles pajamas at this very moment, we figure it might as well be aimed at us too. Gleefully skipping into the crosshairs with us are boys and girls aged 7-11, whom EA's Casual Entertainment Label hopes to please with the release of Zubo, a DS-exclusive...

March 28th 2008 at 12:30pm 0 Comments