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Now Steve is announcing EA's "return" to Apple. Bing Gordon, EA's Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer is coming up and talking about how his kids live on OS X. Could this be an announcement for lots of EA games on OS X? Yes! Starting in July, they're bringing "four of their biggest titles". Command & Conquer 3, Battlefield 2142, Need for Speed Carbon, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Demoing Harry Potter now. EA Sports Games, like Madden 08, Tiger Woods 08 will also be brought in Fall-ish.
Source : Gizmodo

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And how will that work out since mac users can't upgrade their hardware?
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Awesome. I was wondering if EA Games could figure out a way to make themselves worse.
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So now macs will be PC's with a proprietary OS non-upgradable hardware* and a few good games. As opposed to an overpriced video editor.


* Some but not all hardware is upgradeable with a Mac vs Pc
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EA releasing buggy games on to Mac too, spread the warmth around EA.
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Sweet, I was hoping something like this would happen.

Don't be hatin' guys
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Maybe this would encourage people to buy the more higher end notebooks ?
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More companies will follow suit meaning the whole divide will slowly go away and we will have:

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The hating begins.

You CAN upgrade hardware in a Mac Pro. Perhaps not an iMac or Macbooks. Granted, most people will own iMac's anyway.

I think it's good news, and glad to hear it! Even if I only play one PC game. =P

Can't wait to get an 8800 for my OS X.
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More companies will follow suit meaning the whole divide will slowly go away and we will have:

MACROSOFT
Full sized soft instead of the mini sized
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