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See gameplay 'target' footage of Spielberg's canceled Project LMNO

It's common practice for developers to create "target" footage of their games early in the development process in order to give their artists and designers something to shoot for. Following its look back at the now-canceled collaboration between EA and director Steven Spielberg, Project LMNO, 1UP...

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1UP examines Spielberg's LMNO, the game that 'tried to do too much'

If EA and the Steven Spielberg couldn't pull of a first-person hybrid built on "escape gameplay" and driven by an emotional co-op dynamic, featuring an AI-controlled partner -- spoiler alert -- from the future, whose character evolution was to be determined by non-verbal interaction with the...

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Armature Studio hiring for 'unannounced project' with 'unannounced publisher'

The last time we heard from Armature Studio, the developer founded by ex-Retro Studios executives, it had signed a multi-game agreement with EA. That was in fall 2008, and there hasn't been a peep from Armature since then -- until now. The Austin-based developer is up to something! And hiring people...

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Lou Castle talks leaving EA for InstantAction

Even if Lou Castle's name isn't familiar to you, the franchises he's attached to certainly will be. Not only was he instrumental in EA's Boom Blox, the dude founded Westwood and was the driving force behind Command & Conquer. Now, Castle's left EA behind to run InstantAction, the browser-based...

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Report: EA shuts down Blueprint, Boom Blox sequel carries on

Was it a project? A division? A windowless room in the basement of EA HQ? Whatever "Blueprint" was, it is no more. All corporate employees of EA Blueprint were lost in the recent layoffs, transferred, or simply quit, reports Variety. The somewhat mysterious experiment, known as Blueprint, was...

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Former Metroid Prime devs found Armature Studio, partner with EA

If you'll recall, three of Retro Studios' key developers – Mark Pacini, Todd Keller, and Jack Matthews – left the Nintendo-owned studio, famous for the Metroid Prime series, last April. Now the trio has announced the formation of an entirely new entity: Armature Studio. Armature isn't...

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EA Blueprint developing games for social networking sites

EA has put two of its major players behind EA Blueprint, a new project focusing on creating games for social networking sites like Facebook. The team is lead by EA Los Angeles heavies General Manager Neil Young and Director of Artist and Repertoire Alan Yu. According to Gametap, Blueprint will...

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