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EA celebrates Independence Day with a massive sale

Rather than watching your grandma mouth along the words to Lee Greenwood's timeless Americana classic "God Bless the USA" one more time this Independence Day, wouldn't you rather giver her a run for the money in one of the many Hasbro Family Game Night games? EA's offering just such a...

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EA launches Pogo app for iPhone

Electronic Arts' casual destination portal Pogo has launched a free iPhone/iPod touch app, which includes five of the service's most popular programs. The freemium app comes with Poppit!, Word Whomp, Turbo 21, Mahjong Safari and Sweet Tooth 2. Each game also comes with, at no cost to you, the...

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See the sites in EA's Monopoly Streets

When you're locked in one of those days-long Monopoly games that just won't end (in other words, pretty much every Monopoly game ever), wouldn't it be more thrilling to spend that time in a 3D Monopoly board-world? We'll find out with the release of EA's Monopoly Streets for Wii, PS3 and Xbox 360...

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Pogo opens Austin office, first title is Pictureka!

EA's Pogo division has opened a new studio in Austin, Texas, to work on the company's Hasbro licensed properties. In an interview with GameDaily, the company announced its first title will be based on visual acuity board game, Pictureka!, which the studio expects to be spotted in November for $20...

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EA launches Scrabble on Pogo, coming to Facebook this month

Electronic Arts is looking to take on the biggest Scrabble clone on Facebook with -- what else? -- an officially licensed version of Scrabble. A free online edition of of the bombastic board game is available now on Pogo, with a Facebook version coming "later this month," according a press release....

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EA announces intial batch of Hasbro games, G.I. Joe sadly absent

Electronic Arts has sewn up the rights to deliver games based on numerous Hasbro properties, though before you get too excited in hopes that you'll soon be revisiting your past and playing games based on G.I. Joe, we should note that of this "initial slate" of brands singled out by the companies...

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Boom Boom Rocket update live, joined by five free tunes

Revealed earlier this month, a title update to Xbox Live Arcade's rhythmic detonator Boom Boom Rocket is now available, bringing with it some bug fixes, added peripheral support and, most importantly, bigger and better 'splosions. In addition to supporting dance mats and fake guitars, we've found...

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EA reorganizes business into four labels

We imagine mega publisher EA's recently announced reorganization strategy was as much in service of strengthening its brands as it was in keeping the peace between roving employees. "Excuse me, what do you think you're doing?" "I'm modeling a car for Need For Speed: Pro Street, what does it...

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Rosie and Pogo.com helping the children

OK, we get it, a lot of people don't like Rosie O'Donnell, we understand. Curiously her charity is hooking up with Pogo.com, which is owned by the lambasted Electronic Arts, another target of the ire police. Anyway, the two of them are getting together to launch "Pogo Cares Benefiting Rosie's For...

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Pogo Island's redeemable qualities

Pogo Island isn't a particularly terrible game; there just hasn't been much we've heard about it worth discussing. Electronic Arts developed the puzzle collection as a handheld supplement to its popular casual gaming site, Pogo. Marked at full price though, it's hard to justify buying a title that's...

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