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  • Blog Post: College Athletes To Get Part Of $60 Million EA Sports Settlement

    Payment terms for college athletes who appeared in EA Sports' basketball and football video game franchises between 2003 and 2014 have been established as part of the $60 million settlement by Electronic Arts and the NCAA in the O'Bannon lawsuit. After lawyers take their 30 percent, 24,819 athletes... More
  • Blog Post: Todd Howard Urges EA Sports To Make Another NCAA Football

    Thanks to a lengthy legal battle with former NCAA athletes over their player likenesses appearing in EA Sports games that ultimately resulted in a $60 million settlement , in 2013 the publisher announced it was walking away from its popular NCAA Football franchise. Count Elder Scrolls and Fallout creator... More
  • Blog Post: EA Sports Gives False Hope For NCAA Football Revival

    It's been a year and a half since the official NCAA Football Facebook page posted an update. Today, EA posted something that had fans excited for a split second. But, no, NCAA Football isn't coming back, at least not yet. The post features a short video of a heartbeat. Fans hoped that meant the... More
  • Blog Post: EA And Student-Athletes Reach Preliminary Settlement In NCAA Likeness Case

    Attorneys representing uncompensated student-athletes in the case brought against Electronic Arts over their likeness are saying they are ready to approve a settlement. This means the student-athletes who appeared in Electronic Arts college sports games without any compensation could be getting some... More
  • Blog Post: EA Sports Halts College Football Franchise

    EA Sports has announced that it will not put out a college football title next year, a change from what was previously stated. The future of video game college football is on hold. In July, after the release of NCAA Football 14 , the NCAA decided to not renew its licensing agreement with Electronic Arts... More
  • Blog Post: More Money For Your Madden Lawsuit Troubles (NCAA, Too)

    Back in 2012, we reported that anyone who had purchased an NFL, NCAA, or AFL-licensed game could claim compensation as part of a class-action lawsuit. Things just got better for those of you who qualify. The initial settlement proposal would have awarded $6.79 for GameCube, Xbox, and PlayStation title... More
  • Blog Post: Support Your School In The NCAA Football 14 Cover Vote

    EA Sports is asking college football fans to represent their favorite team in the NCAA Football 14 cover vote. All 126 college football teams are eligible for gracing the cover of this year's NCAA Football installment, and fans are encouraged to support their team by more than just voting in the... More
  • Blog Post: What's The Best-Selling Game Of The Year Thus Far?

    Is your money on Madden NFL 12? Gears of War 3? The answer may surprise you. An informative NPD chart chronicling the best selling games from Jaunary to September 2011 was buried in Nintendo's semi-annual financial results briefing . Check out the surprise game in the number one slot: 1. Just Dance... More
  • Blog Post: South Park Takes Another Shot At EA Sports

    The courts may have cleared EA Sports of wrongdoing over the use of player likeness in its NCAA Football games, but that didn't stop South Park from indignantly calling out the game publisher. Three weeks after a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by former college quarterback Sam Keller against... More
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