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EA and Dr Pepper o Create Unrivaled Gaming Experience with Exclusive Premium Downloadable Content

Electronic Arts and Dr Pepper have just announced a marketing agreement that brings additional content to Dr Pepper drinkers through codes.

The press release says that Sims 3 will be the first game to receive the treatment.

Hit the jump for the press release.

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Fight Night Round 4 Freezing Problems

Fight Night Round 4 for the Xbox 360 is crashing at the loading screens according to Kotaku.

It seems that the problems may be related to custom soundtrack files or demo files on 360 owner’s hard drives.

EA support has offered a few solutions, but there was a similar problem with the game’s demo and some aren’t happy with it.

Check out the story at Kotaku.

EA support forums here.

BioWare and Mythic Form New RPG/MMO Group

According to the Warhammer Online official website, EA is restructuring its RPG and MMO games development group.

Section from site:

This newly formed team will be led by Ray Muzyka, co-founder and General Manager of BioWare. With this change, Ray becomes Group General Manager of the new  RPG/MMO studio group. BioWare’s other co-founder, Greg Zeschuk will become Group Creative Officer for the new RPG/MMO studio group. Rob Denton will step up as General Manager of Mythic and report to Ray. BioWare’s studios remain unchanged and continue to report to Ray.

Read the rest here: Warhammer Herald via N4G

EA Sports President Peter Moore Talks to Gamasutra About the Direction of Sports Games

EA Sports, as far as I know, is the most successful developer and publisher of sports videogames.

Who better to talk to about where they are headed than EA Sports’ president, Peter Moore?

Check out the interview here: Gamasutra

Blake Griffin Named Cover Athlete of NCAA Basketball 10

electronic Arts has just announced their cover athlete for NCAA Basketball 10.  Check out the press release for more info.  The first bit is here, and the rest as usual is found after the jump.

Projected No.1 Draft Pick Blake Griffin Named Cover Athlete of EA SPORTS NCAA Basketball 10

Game Brings Added Depth to Team Styles of Play and Authenticity

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jun 23, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) announced today that Blake Griffin, former Oklahoma Sooner and the projected top pick in the 2009 NBA Draft, will be the new face of EA SPORTS(TM) NCAA Basketball 10. Griffin has an explosive presence, exciting college stadiums with massive dunks, huge blocks, and aggressive rebounds, and was a natural choice to represent the college game as cover athlete for NCAA Basketball 10. Griffin is the consensus national Player of the Year, winning the Big 12, Associated Press, Naismith, Sporting News, and John Wooden Player of the Year awards, and led his team to an Elite Eight appearance in the 2009 March Madness Tournament, where they lost to eventual champions, UNC. The 2009 NBA Draft is presented by EA SPORTS.

“Seeing myself on the cover of NCAA Basketball 10 is such a great tribute to my time at Oklahoma,” said Griffin. “I loved playing in front of passionate fans and competing against some of the best schools in the country. Now I am looking forward to competing at the next level against the best players in the world.”

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