The release of SSX this week has brought back memories for a lot of people, but not everyone knows where the game started. The executive producer and creative director of the first game was Steve Rechtschaffner, the inventor of the now Olympic snowboard event, Boardercross. In fact, SSX stands for snowboard super cross.
E3 is a magical time of year when fans get a glimpse into the future of gaming. We here at EA SPORTS love it because it gives us a chance to show off all the new innovations we’re making in our games.
To help you plan your E3 information consumption we’ve put together a viewing schedule so you know when to hit the site and when you can squeeze in a nap.
Massive game news, celebrity visits and game demos rounded off the first day of E3. Snoop Dogg got hands on with FIFA, NCAA, Madden and NHL, Gary Bettman checked in on the NHL franchise and fans from all over nominated Madden and FIFA for Best of E3.
It seems the NHL playoffs and our NHL 13 Cover Vote are the things that are on your mind this week. Oh, and how much you’re looking forward to Madden 13 blowing your mind.
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It’s been cover vote madness in the office this week. We’ve tallied the votes for NCAA 13 and we’re sitting on the edge of our seats to see what you, the fans, are going to decide for Madden 13 and NHL 13. And as per usual, we have news about a ton of other interesting things, like us sending you to Vegas to party your faces off, winning cash by playing video games and a check in on the football (ie soccer) world.
EA SPORTS is once again teaming up with Great Clips and Xbox 360 to bring you the Ultimate Gaming Makeover Sweepstakes. What is an Ultimate Gaming Makeover you ask? It includes a 52-inch HDTV, Xbox 360 with Kinect, XZipit gaming recliners, suite of EA SPORTS games and more. So basically we turn a room of your house into a gamers’ dream.
Things are about to get busy for us here at EA SPORTS. We have Madden NFL 13, NHL 13 and FIFA 13 on the horizon. That makes now the perfect time to get a subscription to EA SPORTS Season Ticket. With EA SPORTS Season Ticket you can get access to Madden NFL, NHL, FIFA, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR and NCAA three days earlier than everyone you know.
EA SPORTS, with the help of Florida Governor Rick Scott, recently unveiled the new EA SPORTS Innovation Lab and their new partnership with the University of Central Florida’s Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy.
With Spain notching another historic win we can now say that while that some might have predicted the result of the UEFA Euro 2012 tournament, the way we got there was quite surprising. From the beginning of the tournament hopes were high for the home teams Poland and Ukraine and people had early favorites pegged as Germany and Holland.
We’ve finally woken up from our post-event coma—an event that took the festivities deep into the night.
And technically speaking, the early morning as well.
More than 900 gamers crashed Terminal 5 in New York City last Saturday night during the EA SPORTS Challenge Series for a chance to win a share of $1 million in cash.
Hands on was the name of the game for EA SPORTS during the second day of E3. Media, fans and even our own very own GameChangers logged time on our consoles to play FIFA 13, Madden Football 13, NCAA Football 13 and NHL 13. The dessert to that meal is a little something called NBA LIVE. They were set up behind closed doors offering a sneak peak at our foray back into the world of NBA.