Tag: Electronic Arts

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Tetris now being offered up for free on the Amazon AppStore

The classic puzzle game that seems to somehow manage to survive after all this time, Tetris, is now available on the Amazon AppStore for free for today only as Amazon’s free app of the day. While we are pretty sure everyone on the planet knows what Tetris is, and probably owns a copy of the game in one form or another, if you happen to have access to the Amazon AppStore, you can grab a copy of it today for free.

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Electronic Arts comes out as first major publisher on board for PlayMG’s handheld gaming device

Last month we reported on a Kickstarter project started by a new company called PlayMG who are trying to get additional funding for the ‘first’ dedicated Android-based handheld gaming system which is geared towards more casual and freemium / free-to-play titles. Since it is geared towards these types of games, the hardware for the PlayMG was a bit on the lower end of the spectrum.

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EA is basically dropping the idea of single-player games, goes for interconnected games instead

Electronic Arts have been speaking a lot over the past few days about their stance in the gaming industry in general, talking about how they are saving any new IPs for when the next-gen consoles are released and that they won’t be making the same mistakes next year as they did this year. Now word has come out that they have completely dropped the notion of single-player games and are now, instead, focusing solely on multiplayer games and interconnection between platforms, something we have seen slowly making its way onto their mobile games lately.