Tag Archives: Electronic Arts

New Burnout Paradise DLC Rewards Good Players with Fancy Car

The latest Burnout Paradise DLC will give players who complete all of the game’s challenges a special P12 with an exclusive paint job.

According to 1up.com clearing those challenges means everything: every challenge from the orginal game, Cagney update, Bikes pack and Big Surf Island.

Joystiq Via 1up

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Scott Gutherie Joins MTV Games as Executive Vice President and General Manager

Scott Gutherie, formerly of TQH has joined MTV Games as it’s new Executive Vice President and General Manager. Tony Cox of SCEA has also Joined MTV. Hit the jump for the full press release.

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Fitness Games are Booming

An interesting article by Reuters reports on the state of fitness-based videogames: Wii Fit, EA Sports Active and other similar titles.

Here are a few snippets:

Videogames were once blamed for rising obesity rates but are now being championed by the medical industry and for use by government departments for their health benefits.

Games like Electronic Arts’ “EA Sports Active” and Nintendo’s “Wii Fit” have got players of all ages moving — and game developers and investors looking for hot new titles to cash in on this booming segment of the market.

More:

“If you add up the 18 month sales of “Wii Fit” and the sales of “EA Sports Active,” Konami’s “Dance Dance Revolution” and other healthy games, the worldwide retail numbers are over $2 billion.”

Dr. Michael Levine, executive director of the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop which fosters innovation in children’s learning, has just released a report looking at how digital games can play a beneficial and educational role in health care.

Read the full article here: Reuters.

Fight Night Round 4 Arrives at Retail

Fight Night Round 4 is now available.  I have mentioned before that I am not a huge fan of sports games (i.e. Madden, soccer, etc.) Boxing, on the other hand, freakin’ rocks!

Who’s with me on that?

Press release after the jump.

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