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Posted On July 9, 2014By Adetunji Openiyi (freeshype)In Gaming, Top Stories, Uncategorized

E3 2014 Review Part I

It’s been a month since E3 kicked off this year with Microsoft’s stellar press conference, followed by press conferences from EA, Ubisoft and Sony all on the same day. Let’s start with the long awaited sequels. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is coming to Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, PS3 and PC and it features Academy Award winning actor Kevin Spacey who plays the story’s main antagonist. This title drops November 4, 2014. Assassin’s Creed Unity The latest iteration of Assassin’s Creed plays as good asRead More
Trip Hawkins

Posted On October 14, 2012By Adetunji Openiyi (freeshype)In Business, Gaming

‘Consoles will be for hobbyists’, EA Founder Predicts

Trip Hawkins believes that consoles will be an item for enthusiasts and hobbyists, those who normally represent a small fraction of a larger market. In an interview with IGN, the Electronic Arts founder and former Digital Chocolate CEO said consoles are shrinking as gaming becomes a mass market endeavor. Hawkins believes that as more convenient ways of gaming interfaces are developed, the console experience will be just for those who extremely love it, saying, “The console market is always going to be with us, because there’s always going to be a hardcore segment, a segment that likesRead More

Posted On September 17, 2012By Adetunji Openiyi (freeshype)In Business, Gaming

Valve Turns Up Its Nose At EA’s Acquisition Advances

Valve Corporation is a private company, one that has suceeded where EA failed, namely; digital stores, customer service and game design. Founded by a bunch of Microsoft refugees, with key founders, Gabe Newell and Mike Harrington, they are veterans in the industry and considered by some as still young. They’ve gone head to head with Vivendi Universal, Activision Blizzard and Blizzard Entertainment and come out on top. EA has tried “over the years” to buy out Valve, the New York Times reports. The article, published over a week ago and offering a rare glimpseRead More