There are smart people at EA's. Proposing players and journalists alike to try a game for 6 hours almost a week before its release was bound to get them some welcome pocket money. See us for example, we've never managed to have any of their games prior to release, so we had no other choice but to put our money down. The silver lining is that you can enjoy this first video of FIFA 15 tonight, free of charge. However, because timing is always perfect when it comes to Gamersyde's technical issues, we're having problems with one of our capture cards again. For that reason, it's hard to tell if we'll be able to post a lot more Fifa gameplay footage in the days to come. Update 2: One more video added. "Superb" first goal!
@GriftGFX: the doom and gloom is for the gamer today. (6 Hours ago)
@droezelke: I stopped mid way through the season 2! (12 Hours ago)
I'm already not playing Battlefield because I'm not crazy with what DICE is doing with it. They've got a lot of work to do. (12 Hours ago)
EA is far from out of the woods, but I don't think this is the steep downhill incline you imagine for the industry. I'm not buying the doom and gloom. (12 Hours ago)
If they can develop revenue streams that don't negatively impact the user experience.. most will try. (12 Hours ago)
And while publishers may want to pursue service models, there are relatively good ways of handling that. Add to this the fact that most developers don't really want to ruin their games. (12 Hours ago)
EA is already dropping the ball all over the place. But people are reacting to it, more than ever. (12 Hours ago)