Acquisition fee could rise as high as $455 million
Electronic Arts has acquired Titanfall developer Respawn Entertainment for a fee which could rise as high as $455 million. The news comes just weeks after the publisher closed down Dead Space developer Visceral Games and handed its troubled Star Wars project to its EA Motive team. While both EA and...
Let the hype flow through you
Well, with today being the 4th May, we suppose that we should have been expecting some sort of Star Wars video game news - but we don't think that we would have saw this one coming. Respawn Entertainment, the studio behind Titanfall, has a third-person Star Wars title in production. Sadly, there's no trailer or any...
Drop a titan on it
Here’s a strange one: Titanfall developer Respawn Entertainment will appear as part of a panel at PlayStation Experience this week. The Californian studio has only released one title to date – the aforementioned Xbox and PC exclusive – making its presence at a Sony-centric convention a little strange to say the least. Could...
It's a secret
Pseudo Xbox One exclusive Titanfall is a strange game. The first-person shooter – created by ex-Call of Duty makers Respawn Entertainment – was championed as the second coming of your chosen religious prophet for an outrageously long time, and then it just disappeared in the blink of an eye. As far as we’re aware, the title’s...
Sony Santa Monica veteran joins Respawn Entertainment
God of War III director Stig Asmussen’s rumoured sci-fi PlayStation 4 exclusive may have been cancelled, but the talented developer has wasted no time landing back on his feet, revealing that he has hooked up with Titanfall developer Respawn Entertainment. According to
Could the publisher drop a titan on PS4?
Speaking as part of a largely uneventful investors meeting – seriously, who knew that big numbers could be so darn uninteresting? – EA Games gaffer Andrew Wilson reiterated that the publisher has renewed its contract with Titanfall developer Respawn Entertainment, and is planning to release new entries in...
Respawn Entertainment’s first-person shooter Titanfall may have stomped all over the PlayStation 4, but there was talk of a PlayStation Vita port before the developer signed with Microsoft. According to GameTrailers TV host Geoff Keighley’s meaty Final Hours of Titanfall application, the developer reached out to Sony prior to...
You’ve got to feel sorry for Vince Zampella. Having been roped into releasing neverending Call of Duty sequels at Infinity Ward, the luminary finally got a chance to do something different at new studio Respawn Entertainment. But now his company’s become subject to some shady behind-the-scenes business shenanigans instead. It seems...
Much to the relief of an overworked Ron Paul, one thing that’s almost certainly not happening any time soon is a PlayStation 4 port of Respawn Entertainment’s upcoming mech-‘em-up Titanfall. Speaking during a financial call earlier today, EA Games’ chief financial officer Blake Jorgensen stat
Microsoft seems hazy on the subject
Despite also deploying on the PC and Xbox 360, Respawn Entertainment’s upcoming first-person shooter Titanfall is very much being billed as the Xbox One’s big 2014 release. The title has garnered a laundry list of awards since its official unveiling at E3 earlier in the year, and given the developer’s...
Titanfall is definitely Microsoft’s big play at capturing the hardcore gaming audience. While exclusives such as Forza Motorsport 5 and Quantum Break look great, the new first-person shooter from Respawn Entertainment sounds like it’s shaping up to be something special. But despite being exclusive to the Xbox platforms and...
Call of duty
Respawn Entertainment will be deploying details about its next project at this year’s E3, co-founder Vince Zampella has teased. The studio – which houses a number of ex-Infinity Ward employees – was formed after the aforementioned executive and his long-term colleague Jason West were fired by Activision for fraternising with EA...
Today has been the best day for video game news in a long time
Seriously, we've been sitting here grinning like cats all afternoon. First we got some behind-the-scenes chatter from Media Molecule. Moments later we got word that Sasha Grey would be lending her voice to THQ's Saints Row: The Third. Then we learned about GoldenEye 007: Reloaded for PS3. Finally, ju
Confirmation indeed that ex-Infinity Ward employees Jason West and Vince Zampella work fast
The duo, who were sacked by Activision just a few months ago, are now teasing some form of status update at next week's E3 showdown. They'll probably show-up at the EA press conference, seeing as that's the publisher they are currently in partnership with. The news comes via a F
Frank Gibeau, president of the EA Games label, and Greg Goodrich have come out to say that the recent firings of Jason West and Vince Zampella created an opportunity that the company just couldn't pass up on
But there's no hard feelings between the EA duo and competition over at Activision. In fact in the very same interview the EA pair go on to say they wish Bungie all the best in their new..
Here's some incentive for those of you still working hard at Infinity Ward crafting Modern Warfare 2's next over-priced DLC pack: Janco Partners analyst Mike Hickey reckons the studio will be closed when the content's finished up
What with all the legal drama and defections going down at the once market leading studio, Hickey reckons the studio will eventually be absorbed into Activision and that..
We've gone a little quiet on the whole Activion, Infinity Ward and Respawn Entertainment drama
There's not much to tell really. The once high-profile studio has suffered a pretty enormous exodus, and Activision blogger Dan Amrich reckons there's more to come. Posting on a Bobby Kotick Facebook group (ahem), the Activision man stated there was still plenty of talent at the studio, despite many..
Infinity Ward is dead at this point
Seriously, if you're still clinging onto that Call Of Duty and Modern Warfare brand, you may aswell stop. That's not to undermine Treyarch's efforts. They're a good studio that make good games. It's just that Infinity Ward are were the life-blood of the franchise. But that's studio's now all but dead. With gaffers Vince Zampella and Jason West over at EA's..
If you read PushSquare yesterday you'd know that the fired Infinity Ward gaffers, Vince Zampella and Jason West, have formed a new studio with EA under the guise Respawn Entertainment
Industry analyst Michael Pachter reckons this is a huge "screw you" to Activision. This is the ultimate screw-you to Activision and the ultimate screw-you to EA, said Michael Pachter, who remembers..
A few rumours circulating immediately after the announcement of Zampella and West's return to EA earlier today suggested that the duo's new studio, Respawn Entertainment, might be about to take control of either the Battlefield or Medal Of Honor franchises
That's absolutely not true according to EA Games boss Frank Gibeau. Speaking with Kotaku, the EA man said that the ex-Infinity Ward staffers are..
Remember those fired Infinity Ward staffers Vince Zampella and Jason West? Y'know, the ones who practically created the Call Of Duty franchise
Yeah, erm, they just signed a new publishing deal with EA. Their new studio's named Respawn Entertainment. The new studio will retain full control over the..