EA CTO Ken Moss leads 1,000 engineers building the tech for future games

EA CTO Ken Moss leads 1,000 engineers constructing the tech for future video games

When Ken Moss interviewed at Electronic Arts for the chief expertise officer, he talked to 14 folks. They have been nervous about bringing in somebody from exterior the sport trade, however they ultimately obtained snug and employed him in 2014. It helped that he was a lifelong gamer. Now Moss manages groups unfold around the […]

Xbox One is blazing a trail for multi-generational backward compatibility

Xbox One is blazing a path for multi-generational backward compatibility

Backward compatibility will not be new. ColecoVision’s 1982 Expansion Module 1 and Sega’s 1989 Power Base Converter set the stage for brand new consoles to play older fashions’ video games. But it’s not a compulsory function, both. Nintendo famously infuriated dad and mom by leaving NES help out of the SNES, and of all of the […]

EA Mobile senior vice president Mike Verdu resigns

EA Mobile senior vp Mike Verdu resigns

Electronic Arts senior vp Mike Verdu has resigned from the corporate, GamesBeat has realized. That’s a big departure for one of many world’s largest makers of cellular video games. We obtained a tip that Verdu has resigned and each Verdu and a spokesman for EA have confirmed it. Verdu stated that he’ll go away EA […]

Can adorable playable Ewoks get players back into ‘Star Wars: Battlefront II’?

Can cute playable Ewoks get gamers again into ‘Star Wars: Battlefront II’?

Electronic Arts lately modified Star Wars: Battlefront II in an enormous means, removing paid loot boxes and altering the sport’s development system to a extra constant and linear mannequin primarily based on participant efficiency reasonably than likelihood. The injury to the sport’s fame from its unique loot-box-heavy mannequin goes to be robust to reverse, however a brand […]

EA used machine learning to make A.I. better than you at ‘Battlefield 1’

EA used machine studying to make A.I. higher than you at ‘Battlefield 1’

We all know that synthetic intelligence will ultimately take over the world and homicide as all, however earlier than that occurs, they’re ready to beat us in our favourite video video games. Electronic Arts’ Search for Extraordinary Experiences Division — or SEED — partnered with Battlefield 1 studio Dice to show A.I. to play the multiplayer […]

EA is instructing AI troops to play 'Battlefield 1'

SEED’s technical director Magnus Nordin has been serious about self-learning gaming AI ever since DeepMind taught itself to play old Atari games again in 2015. Once he received to SEED, he and his group discovered the fundamentals of a three-dimentional FPS to coach a neural community, then labored with the Battlefield group (DICE) to combine […]