EA Sports announced this morning (as reported by Joystiq three days ago) that former Midway arcade sports wizard Mark Turmell has taken a position as the Senior Creative Director of EA Tiburon. Turmell made his name as the creator and lead programmer of several ’90s arcade classics, including Smash TV, NBA Jam, and NFL Blitz, and so this move would appear to confirm ESPN’s rumor that EA Sports will soon be unveiling a Wii-exclusive revival of NBA Jam.
One of the weird things about NHL 13 was its newly implemented first-person fighting system. Well, that system is getting removed because it takes the player too much out of the game. In its stead, some of the tech from EA's...more
When I previewed NCAA Football 14 earlier this year, I noted that the best news about the game is that it uses the Infinity Engine 2, the original iteration of which made Madden 13 the best entry in the series in many years. ...more
Sony's E3 2013 press conference was going pretty well, and then suddenly it broke. For whatever reason, they decided to show an actual man talking to a videogame version of the same man. All this did was illustrate how far we...more