EA closing Sims Facebook games
Publisher retiring The Sims Social, SimCity Social, and Pet Society on June 14 due to inactivity.
EA vs. Zynga suit settled
Legal battle between megapublisher and social gaming juggernaut not going forward; terms of the settlement not announced.
Facebook hits 1 billion users
Social networking site reaches new "active" user milestone on September 14; over 1.13 trillion "likes" since 2009, 219 billion photos uploaded, 140.3 billion new friend connections.
Zynga's creative process a 'photocopier' - EA COO
Peter Moore says his company took offense to production process of rival gaming giant, hopes its litigation will also benefit smaller studios.
EA Making Friends With Lawsuits
Electronic Arts is trying to foster good will by taking Zynga to court, but the publisher's "principled" stand could push the case to a verdict nobody wants.
EA is 'playing with fire' in Zynga suit, says legal expert
Santa Clara University School of Law professor says copying is rampant in gaming, and having a clear precedent set on gaming rip-offs could come back to haunt big publishers.
EA sues Zynga, claims The Ville is a Sims Social clone
Publisher alleges social giant's game is an "unmistakable copy" of its own Sims-branded free-to-play spin-off.
The Sims Social pulls a bait and switch on players
Should it count as fraud when in-game items obtainable through virtual currency don't perform as advertised?
Skyrim wins IAA Game of the Year
The Elder Scrolls V caps a big night by winning multiple categories, top honors at the Interactive Achievement Awards.
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