EA Play 2017

At the EA Play press conference earlier today, the company presented seven games and one DLC, including new IPs A Way Out and Anthem. A Battlefront 2 multiplayer gameplay demonstration lasted over 15 minutes.


Madden 18

Developed by EA Tiburon and coming out August 25. Tom Brady is the cover athlete and the game uses the Frostbite Engine. There’s a new story mode called Longshot.

Battlefield One DLC – In the Name of the Tsar

Developed by DICE and coming out in September. The DLC will move the fighting to the Eastern Front, feature new units and vehicles, and six maps.


Developed by EA Sports and will drop September 29. The cover athlete is Cristiano Ronaldo. This game will continue Journey mode, the single player mode that centers around pc Alex Hunter.

Need for Speed Payback

Developed by Ghost Games, set for release on November 10. This installment features three player characters with different attributes, Tyler, Mac, and Jesse as they try to take down The House cartel.

A Way Out

Developed by Hazelight and due out in 2018. An EA Originals title, this game is two player co-op game that features split screen gameplay prominently.


Developed by Bioware. This is a brand new IP. More information will be available at the Microsoft Press conference.

NBA Live 18

Developed by EA Sports and due out in late 2017. This has a new mode called “The One” and features two career paths, the Street and the League.

Battlefront 2

Developed by DICE and due out November 17. The sequel to the 2015 game has a new single player campaign, class system, and free DLC.


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GDC Reports on the State of the Industry

I had a chance to thumb through “The State of the Game Industry” report presented by GDC for 2018. You can get a copy of the report by signing up here. The pdf is 19…

Derek Yu Talks to Rolling Stone

Over at Glixel, Rolling Stone talks with Derek Yu, of Spelunky fame. I hadn’t realized the indie darling went through such a windy road in his career. Compare this interview with the piece about Tokyo…

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