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EA adds more patents to its accessibility patent pledge

Sign up for the GI Daily here to get the biggest news straight to your inbox EA has added four more patents to its accessibility patent pledge. The announcement from vice president Farah Ali continues the firm’s goal to make games more accessible for disabled players and people with medical issues. Read more

Fri Feb 23, 2024 20:01
Tekken 8 wins King of the Iron Grift | This Week in Business

This Week in Business is our weekly recap column, a collection of stats and quotes from recent stories presented with a dash of opinion (sometimes more than a dash) and intended to shed light on various trends. Check every Friday for a new entry.Earlier this week, Bandai Namco unveiled the post-release product roadmap for the recently launched Tekken...

Fri Feb 23, 2024 19:04
EA cutting "small number" of staff as it sunsets two mobile games

Electronic Arts is set to lay off "a small number of staff" due to its decision to close two of its mobile titles: EA Sports MLB Tap Sports and F1 Mobile Racing.In a statement provided to GamesIndustry.biz, the games firm said: "This is a difficult decision that we know impacts passionate communities who have played and enjoyed these games, and we...

Fri Feb 23, 2024 18:06
US game revenue gets a 15% bump in January | US Monthly Charts

Sign up for the GI Daily here to get the biggest news straight to your inboxDuring January, US consumer spending on games reached $5.1 billion, a 15% growth year-over-year, according to the newest Circana data.Software revenue reached $4.4 billion during the month, as the segment was up 15% compared to its performance last year. Consumer spending on...

Fri Feb 23, 2024 17:27
EA offers over 11,000 college football players $600 to appear in-game

EA has offered more than 11,000 college football players $600 to appear in EA Sports College Football 25.As reported by ESPN, the games firm has begun sending contracts to 134 schools in the Division I Football Bowl Subdivision of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Up to 85 players per school can be included in the game.Athletes have the...

Fri Feb 23, 2024 14:46
How game making is shaping theatre and exhibition spaces | Playable Futures

This series of Playable Futures articles considers how the design, technology, people, and theory of video games are informing and influencing the wider world. You can find previous Playable Futures articles and podcasts here.For decades, games' digital nature has been defining their very existence. They pull us away from reality into their virtual...

Fri Feb 23, 2024 14:05

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