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EA Game Takes Trip to Hell, Brings Studios With

Four studios are in a high-stakes bidding battle for rights to a new videogame from Electronic Arts that hasn’t even been publicly announced yet. The game, which is expected to launch late next year, involves a journey through the depths of hell. EA hasn’t officially titled it yet, though sources said it’s likely to be called DANTE’S INFERNO, as it’s a modern interpretation of the epic poem. Publisher has reportedly cleared that title for usage. By Thursday evening, Universal, Paramount, New Regency and MGM were battling for the property, after Warner Bros. dropped out earlier in the day. EA’s DEAD SPACE in now available on most platforms and is receiving rave reviews.