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EA Sports Settles College Athlete Likeness Lawsuits, Halts Game

Video game-maker Electronic Arts and the Collegiate Licensing Company have settled all lawsuits brought against the companies by former and current college athletes over the unauthorized use of the players’ images and likenesses in video games and other merchandise.

09/26/2013

The Sims 4 (credit: CNET)

‘The Sims 4′ Adds Emotional, Multitasking Sims

The 4th edition of Maxis’ successful life-simulating game will include more emotional versions of the virtual people whose lives players can manipulate…

08/20/2013

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Lawsuit vs. Gamer EA Sports, NCAA Clears Major Hurdle In SF Appeals Court

A federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled Wednesday that video game maker Electronic Arts Inc. is not protected by the right of free speech…

07/31/2013

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EA Confirms A New Star Wars: Battlefront Game

Electronic Arts confirms a new Star Wars Battlefront video game. The Battlefront series spawned two games, with three more spin-offs later released on handheld and mobile…

06/10/2013

Disney Teams With EA On 'Star Wars' Video Games

Disney Teams With EA On ‘Star Wars’ Video Games

A month after shutting down game production at Lucasfilm subsidiary LucasArts, The Walt Disney Co. said Monday that it had entered multi-year deal with EA…

05/06/2013

John Riccitiello, Chief Executive Officer, Electronics Arts, speaks during a news conference at the unveiling of the new game console Wii U by Nintendo at the Electronic Entertainment Expo on June 7, 2011 in Los Angeles. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Electronic Arts CEO Stepping Down; Outlook Guidance Lowered

Video game publisher Electronic Arts says its CEO, John Riccitiello, will step down on March 30.

03/18/2013

Lucy Bradshaw GM of Maxis  presents Sims (credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/GettyImages)

EA Apologizes For ‘SimCity’ Launch Woes

The creators of “SimCity” are hoping players don’t move on after connectivity issues plagued the game’s launch last week…

03/10/2013

Screen shot of the video game "Medal of Honor: Warfighter." (CBS)

Gun Manufacturer, Bay Area Video Game Maker’s Ties Under Scrutiny

The gun and video game industries have quietly developed a marketing relationship and that link is prompting scrutiny on the heels of the shooting in a Newtown, Connecticut school earlier this month.

12/25/2012

'Medal of Honor' Shooter Game Takes A Bullet

‘Medal of Honor’ Shooter Game Takes A Bullet

The punishment of Navy SEALs who worked on “Medal of Honor: Warfighter” is the latest in a series of misfires for the military shooter genre, which continues to face scrutiny…

11/13/2012

Screen shot of the video game "Medal of Honor: Warfighter." (CBS)

Navy SEALs Disciplined For Role With Redwood City Video Game Maker

The U.S. Navy SEALs are part of an elite force that operates in the shadows, best known for killing Osama bin Laden. However, CBS News has learned a group of SEALs has been disciplined for revealing secrets.

11/08/2012

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