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This morning's leaked footage, purported to belong to a new multiplayer-capable Mercenaries game called "Mercs Inc," just barely beat EA's official announcement of the (working) title to our front page. In development at EA Los Angeles, the latest toy in the destructive sandbox is paraded underneat...

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A leaked video that's rumored to show gameplay of a pre-production, multiplayer version of Mercenaries -- titled Mercs Inc. -- has been unearthed by Bitmob. The project is reportedly in pre-production at EALA, being created by two dozen or so of the Pandemic team that weren't let go when the studio...

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We've got a little more perspective on the closing of Pandemic, which was rumored earlier today. Though the studio will physically close, and the majority of its staff (some 200 people) will be sacked, the brand and IPs (like Mercenaries, Star Wars: Battlefront and The Saboteur) will continue, EA r...

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We've heard sly references and seen mysterious job listings indicating that Xbox 360 and PS3 owners would soon know the joy of tower toppling -- however, we've not seen anything as concrete as a recent help wanted ad from EA's Boom Blox team. According to the listing, "our last two titles were Wii-...

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That press release EA linked to yesterday? It's up now, which makes Command & Conquer 4 that little bit more real. Not only that, but everything mentioned in that online survey was also real. This will be the final chapter of the Tiberium series and will feature "persistent player progression a...

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EA's UK PR team just tweeted an announcement that Command & Conquer 4 is now in development, though the linked press release doesn't seem to exist yet. This seems to us like the result of an itchy trigger (or tweeter) finger. With recent online surveys asking what people would like to see in th...

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Well? How about it? If this online survey -- conducted by British marketing firm 2CV -- is to be believed, the next Command & Conquer game could feature "innovative" RPG features, as well as co-operative multiplayer. The survey goes on to suggest that the RPG features will be persistent throug...

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Update: Winners have been contacted, folks. Congratulations, winners! Good luck next time, non-winners! Is that ... Ric Flair? Why yes, yes it is! And he's signed five glamour shots for five lucky winners who'll also receive the Red Alert 3 Premium Edition for PC, a code to download the recently re...

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Acetylene torch in hand, three former EALA and Activision employees have welded together Game Mechanic Studios, a new development studio based in Tarzana, California. The company was founded by Jason Alejandre, Jeff Hua and Henry Ji, who together have had their hands in several projects, including...

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Was it a project? A division? A windowless room in the basement of EA HQ? Whatever "Blueprint" was, it is no more. All corporate employees of EA Blueprint were lost in the recent layoffs, transferred, or simply quit, reports Variety. The somewhat mysterious experiment, known as Blueprint, was estab...

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Apparently, developing games for the PlayStation 3 is roughly comparable to that one time we pushed a wheelbarrow full of lovely, scantily clad ladies up and down the beach -- "exotic and tough." Speaking to VideoGamer.com, EALA producer Amer Ajami used those words to elaborate on the decision to ...

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Our five (non-consecutive) day long Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath Xbox 360 giveaway is at an end. Here's how you could win the one, final copy: To enter this giveaway, leave a comment telling us Where in the World Bobblehead Kane is (is that Serra?) You must be 18 years or older an...

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Our five (non-consecutive) day long Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath Xbox 360 giveaway continues. Here's how you could win: To enter this giveaway, leave a comment telling us Where in the World Bobblehead Kane is (is that Serra?) You must be 18 years or older and a resident of the US ...

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Our week-long Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath Xbox 360 giveaway continues. Here's how you could win: To enter this giveaway, leave a comment telling us Where in the World Bobblehead Kane is (is that Tetris?) You must be 18 years or older and a resident of the US or Canada (excluding ...

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Our week-long Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath Xbox 360 giveaway continues. Here's how you could win: To enter this giveaway, leave a comment telling us Where in the World Bobblehead Kane is (is that a train station in the future?) You must be 18 years or older and a resident of the U...

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Command & Conquer 3 sure has gotten around. The game's most recent expansion – Kane's Wrath – is not only EA Los Angeles's latest console strategy release following Lord of the Rings: Battle for Middle Earth II and last year's Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars, but it's also b...

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The official site for the 2008 Game Developers Conference has revealed that Steven Spielberg's first collaboration with EA Los Angeles with be the focus of a GDC session, revealing the creative process that turned a simple puzzle concept into a full-on Nintendo Wii title. The announcement also rev...

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EA Los Angeles VP and General Manager Neil Young slipped a little tidbit about the studio's trio of Steven Spielberg games to GameDaily in an interview to be published next week. "I can't really share any game details, but recall our original announcements was for three projects. Well, two of those ...

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