Electronic Arts plans to ‘double down’ on Star Wars games

Remember way, way back, when Electronic Arts’ handling of the Star Wars license seemed so shaky that Disney had to reassure investors that it had a “good relationship” with the company? Yeah, that was last year. Things have improved since then, and...

Dishonored studio Arkane teases 20th anniversary celebration plans

I find it hard to believe that Arkane Studios has been around for 20 years, but facts are facts: It was founded in 1999, released its first game (the brilliant Arx Fatalis) in 2002, and—with all due respect—languished in relative obscurity until Dishonored put it on...

EA still plans to release 14 games over the next 11 months

Earlier this year, EA announced that it had 14 games coming in its 2021 fiscal year, which started last month (it’s confusing, but yes, it’s currently 2021 as far as EA’s financials are concerned). During today’s investors call, EA restated...

Epic cancels plans for a Fortnite World Cup in 2020

Fortnite World Cup 2019 champion Bugha. (Image credit: Epic Games)It’s official. There will be no Fortnite World Cup competition in 2020, with Epic Games citing the usual list of COVID-19 health concerns and difficulties in organizing and running such an event...