New BioWare and DICE games to be revealed at E3

EA says it is planning "full reveal" of next-generation titles for this summer's trade show; Battlefield 4 preorders "strong."

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New games from BioWare and DICE, among others, are just a month away from being revealed. During last night's post-earnings call, EA Labels president Frank Gibeau said the company's next-generation plans will come into focus during the 2013 Electronic Entertainment Expo in June.

"Regarding next-generation consoles, we are under a nondisclosure agreement with our platform partners. However, we're planning a full reveal at E3, including more next-generation titles in development for fiscal '14," Gibeau said (via Seeking Alpha).

"This will include breakthroughs in graphics and gameplay for some of our biggest franchises, including Battlefield, FIFA, Madden, NBA Live and Need for Speed," he added. "We plan to unveil new titles from EA Sports, BioWare, and DICE, and a first look at some brand new games."

No further information about these titles was provided. BioWare is currently working on the next Mass Effect game, while DICE is developing an all-new Stars Wars title and possibly Battlefield: Bad Company 3.

As for EA Sports, the company took over the UFC brand last year, buying it from THQ for an undisclosed sum. Gibeau also revealed during the call that EA Sports has developed a next-generation game engine for its upcoming titles. It will be on display at E3 2013.

In addition, Respawn Entertainment is rumored to reveal its first game during E3 2013. This title is believed to be an Xbox-exclusive online-only multiplayer shooter, though no firm details have been announced thus far.

Lastly, EA CFO Blake Jorgensen talked up Battlefield 4 during the call. He said preorders for the game "look very strong," though specific figures compared to past titles were not divulged. Battlefield 4 launches this fall.

Discussion

176 comments
Evil_Rage
Evil_Rage

Hmm, All I have to say about frostbite powered Mass Effect, is I really hope we at least get a darn trailer and a real working title, so we can stop calling it Mass Effect 4, what do they expect us to call it if they can't even give us a working title? Dragon Age 3 seems promising as it too is utilizing the frostbite engine, I'm willing to play the games first, but likely won't because I don't play online drm laden games and probably will not be buying the next gen consoles either. I'll wait and see how things turn out. 

I might end up playing it at some point on a friend's next gen console. I don't care what people think of Origin, Steam or UPlay, if we'd stop supporting it and take control back of our game copies we wouldn't have this online drm bullshit, we'd have offline install code "drm" PC blu-ray copies in hand, and yes I know piracy has played a small role in this online drm bullshit, but even moreso the  giant used game market which they have basically annihilated when it comes to PC games, piracy is their scapegoat.


sonyfreak456
sonyfreak456

I wish Bioware would make the sequel to sonic chronicles the dark brotherhood.

I'm still left in suspense about the cliffhanger ending.

smtgfx
smtgfx

he said band new games but we all know that there is no such thing any more  Everything is a remake or has content borrowed from somewhere and original games never make too far.

FlameBoyBen
FlameBoyBen

I don't know, the bioware name does not have the same... lets say "pull" it used to have

NinjaCoopa
NinjaCoopa

OMG please be Dragon Age Origins 2!!!!!!

xdude85
xdude85

Mirror's Edge 2 please.

Mkeegs79
Mkeegs79

Dragon Age 3 had been in development for some time for next gen consoles from what I remember. I wanted the second to make the graphical and gameplay leap of Mass Effect 1 to 2 but Dragon Age 2 felt like a worse game. I will give the third the benefit of the doubt.

SavoyPrime
SavoyPrime

If Bioware can give me a Jade Empire sequel... *faints*

Scorchstar
Scorchstar

They are both working on the Star Wars games...

*hint, hint*

bizzySGS
bizzySGS

I think it will be dragon age 3.I know a lot of people hated dragon age 2 but I loved it.If it's at least as good as DA2 then I'm a happy man.

Senor_Kami
Senor_Kami

Can't wait to hear what BioWare has coming.  Ever since Jade Empire and especially since ME2 I've wanted to see what them blending a RPG and a Bayonetta-style game would turn out like.  Really hoping we get that.  Personally, wouldn't mind seeing BioWare blending the RPG/Dialog Choice system they have with any other genre.

gmromero
gmromero

After recent games from EA turned out to be a slap in the face to fans, I think I'll pass. 

GreyViper
GreyViper

Wonder if they are going to confirm of owning Warhammer 40K "Spacemarine" & "dark millenium" not so online brands?

cdog21
cdog21

The only games I can think of coming from Bioware this quickly is DA3.

Way too soon for anything substantial to be shown off for the next entry in the Mass Effect series. They haven't really made much mention about new IPs that they're working on either.

Mackan52
Mackan52

hoping for mass effect *standing ready with bucket of money* :)

koospetoors
koospetoors

I'd be a very happy gamer if Mirror's Edge 2 gets announced, mmmhmmm!

KamuiFei
KamuiFei

Dragon Age 3. Here's hoping it'll be better than DA2 in all ways. 

adro191
adro191

TAKE MY MONEY AND SHUT UP!

adro191
adro191

MASS EFFECT !!!!!!!!

Gallowhand
Gallowhand

When it comes to EA, it would take a megaton announcement to raise a blip of interest from me at the moment.  A Jedi Knight reboot would do it.  Maybe a Mirror's Edge 2.

Anything requiring Origin would be an automatic pass.

everyday182
everyday182

@smtgfx Thats because most are either crappy MMO's or totally un interesting ideas I guess ^_^

everyday182
everyday182

@NinjaCoopa They alread made that it was called DA2 They can't call it DA:O 2 because if its the 2nd then its not really the origins, it will be DA3

ryangcnx-2
ryangcnx-2

@bizzySGS 

I liked dragon age 2 as well. You are not alone. I am fully pumped for a DA3 announcement and to actually see it running. Also... a true KOTOR 3 announcement would make me jump up and down in pure joy :)

neroangelo1986
neroangelo1986

@bizzySGS ok I love dragon age 2 but lets just hope for more places to visit and less repetition xD like the dlcs, love the one with tali on my team

shingui5
shingui5

@cdog21 Mike Laidlaw has confirmed DA3 is getting a showing at E3. 

Hey_Jay
Hey_Jay

@Mackan52 While that would be cool, they wouldn't have very much to show, considering it's WAY early in the development process. You'll be holding that bucket for a few years yet. At best, we'll get an announcement teaser.

thorn3000
thorn3000

@adro191 quite the fan boy aren't you with triple posting? but yeah, looking forward to DA and ME as well, if they don't screw it up like DA2 that is...

godfather830
godfather830

@Gallowhand they will all require Origin, that's pretty much guaranteed. Anyway, it's really not THAT bad. It's like Steam with fewer features and games.

johnny_pay
johnny_pay

@Gallowhand but any new game will require origin so you would have to pass on the jedi knight reboot and mirrors edge 2, what would you do?

OldKye
OldKye

@everyday182 @smtgfx There are still good game Ideas(Enjoying some of steams Green lite games myself) but company's want money and new ideas sell well like 25% of the time or lower and old ideas people like(the CoD's and assassin creeds) sell well 80% of the time.

They have to make new IP's at some-point or people will grow tired but Look at square and final fantasy the first was suppose to be there last game they made.  Took 13 games before people started to get tired that one franchise built their company.

everyday182
everyday182

@Hey_Jay @Mackan52 Yeh they even said recently that they were looking for just IDEAS as to when to set it so I doubt they have stuff so soon, and even if they did that would throw up alarm bells after the last game that was made so quick.; But who knows they may surprise us :D!

everyday182
everyday182

@godfather830 @Gallowhand I dont get why people dont like  orgin , yeh its MEGA annoying having to have another aplication on it but its the way the internet is going am afraid :( but although I dont like it ive never had problems with it so I guess I cant complain

raahsnavj
raahsnavj

@johnny_pay @Gallowhand play any of the other 300 games that come out every year? It is like the only thing people play anymore is what they see on their ad banners.