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EA Sports won't just show off next-gen FIFA tomorrow at Microsoft's Xbox reveal, but is also planning on punching out some details about its UFC game, which is not scheduled for release this year (as far as we know). EA obtained the rights to UFC games thanks to THQ's financial pains at the time, eventually passing to the great octagon beyond. The Xbox event is scheduled for tomorrow, May 21, ...read more
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The FIFA franchise will have a next-gen something to show off during Microsoft's Xbox reveal event tomorrow, according to the series' new Facebook cover image and event. "RSVP if you're ready to hear about the next generation of FIFA," the event description reads. "Tune in to hear news on FIFA 14 during the worldwide livestream of Xbox: A New Generation Revealed." FIFA 14 comes out on PS3, ...read more
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The big day is close at hand for Microsoft's official reveal of the next Xbox on Tuesday. The company is finishing the assembly for the massive tent on its Redmond, Washington campus that will soon house a relatively small invited press corps and other guests. Microsoft's Larry Hryb took to his Twitter account late on Sunday to post a new image of the Xbox Reveal Tent, now almost completely ...read more
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One of the games that we speculated might be an launch title for Microsoft's next Xbox is Forza Motorsport 5, which if true, would be the latest game in the Xbox exclusive racing simulation series. Now Microsoft has received a new trademark for what looks like a Forza-related item. A search of the US Patent and Trademark Office database brings up a May 15, 2013 trademark for "Forzavista' ...read more
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A teaser for Call of Duty: Ghosts shows work-in-progress footage and promises new details later this week. Released via video social media platform Vine, the five second video (embedded below) shows several brief, in-progress grabs from the game, and the promise of live footage at the new generation Xbox reveal on May 21. This promise comes despite hints from a Microsoft exec that Tuesday's ...read more
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If you were disappointed with the weapon camos that were released a couple months ago for Black Ops 2, you may be pleased to know that another batch is on its way. To be released are four new packs: Cyborg, Dragon, Paladin, and Comics. According to the leak, you’ll be able to vote for two packs from May 23-28. The winners will be available for purchase on May 29th for the Xbox. Each pack is 160 ...read more
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Microsoft Interactive Entertainment Business Chief of Staff Aaron Greenberg recently stopped by the Major Nelson podcast to discuss next week's Xbox reveal event and how Microsoft will show its "vision for the future of games." "We're really going to tell one story across two events. So we're going to start on the 21st and really that's about revealing the next Xbox platform, really our vision ...read more
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Summerwill, who according to this Linkedin profile is a senior software engineer and architect at Electronic Arts, launched his attack on the Wii U via Twitter in response to posts relating to EA's current lack of Wii U development. "The Wii U is crap," began Summerwill's multi-post outburst. "Less powerful than an XBOX360. Poor online/store. Weird tablet. Nintendo are walking dead at this ...read more
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There will be no FIFA 14 on Wii U because of the "disappointing" sales of FIFA 13 on the console, EA has said. "Six months ago FIFA 13 was a launch title on Wii U," an EA spokesperson said in a statement to Eurogamer. "Although the game featured FIFA's award-winning HD gameplay and innovative new ways to play, the commercial results were disappointing. We have decided not to develop FIFA 14 ...read more
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Kevin Flynn, who's worked for the last two years as a senior product manager for EA's UK arm, has left to join Activision's UK side as a senior brand manager on Call of Duty. Flynn's previous efforts for EA include launching Battlefield 3 and its subsequent Premium DLC campaigns in the region. Flynn enlisted with the Call of Duty squad this month, which we imagine must be the busiest time to ...read more
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