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Battlefield Spring

Battlefield 4's big spring patch adds weapons and a gun-swapping mode


There's a pdf and everything
May 26
DICE rolled out its spring update for Battlefield 4 today and it's substantial enough to warrant a pdf with highlights. The short of it is five new guns, the return of Battlefield 3's Gun Master mode, and a revamp of the dama... read
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Battlefield

Battlefield Hardline's new add-on trailer has shades of Hotline Miami


Our first look at Criminal Activity
May 26
EA and Visceral would want you to watch this new Battlefield Hardline trailer and take away the broader details of the upcoming Criminal Activity DLC. But, that's near impossible when there are guys with guns weari... read
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New Need for Speed

EA reboots Need for Speed with 'immersive narrative'


Coming to PS4, Xbox One, PC this fall
May 21
EA just announced the new Need for Speed, which is being touted as "a full reboot" for the series. Need for Speed: Rivals developer Ghost Games is behind the wheel again, and aims to deliver "what the fans want, and what Nee... read
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lol

Bowser leaves EA, joins Nintendo as Vice President of Sales


Wrote it for the headline
May 20
Business! Yes, some exec hopping from one game company (Electronic Arts since 2007, most recently as Vice President of Global Business Planning) to another (Nintendo, as Vice President of Sales) is bland stuff, but when the c... read
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Garden Warfare

The fantastic Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare gets a permanent price drop


Down to $20
May 20
If you haven't picked up Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare yet and even remotely enjoy shooters like Team Fortress, the newly minted $20 price drop is a perfect excuse to take the plunge. That price will be in effect fo... read
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Need for Speed

The new Need for Speed will be revealed this week


More teases, great
May 18
Are you feeling the need? Is that need speed related perhaps? Well you'll probably have your needs met on May 21. EA is teasing the reveal of the new Need for Speed game this Thursday, which will debut on their YouTube c... read
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Madden 16 trailer

That Odell Beckham catch looks way less impressive in Madden 16


Another year another Madden
May 14
In case you were concerned, yes, there will be a Madden this year. Madden 16, so expect it to feature a lot of One Direction and complain about how it wanted the 7 series BMW, not that poverty-lined 4 series. It seems the on... read
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EA Access

FIFA 15 now included in EA Access


NHL 15, too
May 08
Electronic Arts' Xbox One game subscription service, EA Access, has added FIFA 15. Subscribers can play the full game and save 10 percent on Ultimate Team Points (be strong!). Good opportunity to link to that glitch where eve... read
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Dragon Age DLC

Dragon Age's Dragonslayer DLC is all rather elementalry


Right away, great Captain Planet!
May 06
The casting sheet for the Dragon Age: Inquisition multiplayer DLC has been posted, and the lead roles go to three new characters with formidable skills. They'll need those skills for kills (Agent) because dragonslayin' ... read
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E-yay

Mirror's Edge 2 is less than a year away


Early 2016
May 05
On top of the Need for Speed, Titanfall 2, and Plants vs Zombies news, Electronic Arts financials also revealed that Mirror's Edge 2 will be released in early 2016, sometimes between January 1 and March 31.  Makes sense.... read
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Need speed

New Need for Speed coming 2015, Titanfall and Plants vs Zombies 2016


Who needs to be surprised this E3?
May 05
Electronic Arts is adding to its holiday lineup (sports, Battlefront) with a new Need for Speed, according to EA financials. The company decided to chill on yearly Need for Speeds after going from developers Black Box to Crit... read
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Free Sims Update

The Sims 4's May the 4th update brings free Star Wars costumes


Sick of this joke yet?
May 04
And to think, I almost made it the entire day without hearing a "may the fourth be with you" joke. EA is celebrating everyone's favorite non-holiday by releasing a free Star Wars-themed update for The Sims 4. The update ... read
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Star Wars Battlefront

Bullet point: Star Wars Battlefront has 12 multiplayer maps


You know, aside from DLC
May 04
In writing about designing the lava-spewing planet Sullest for Star Wars Battlefront, EA DICE let it out that the game will contain 12 multiplayer maps. "Some of the maps support our epic modes like Walker Assault, while othe... read
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Dragon Age DLC

Dragon Age: Inquisition gets free multiplayer expansion tomorrow


For fun, pronounce the 'age' like 'karaage'
May 04
Still spending your evenings with the devil's brew (beer) getting no-scope headshots and setting bears on fire in Dragon Age: Inquisition's multiplayer? Perhaps you will enjoy BioWare's Dragonslayer expansion, which is coming... read
Dragon Age DLC photo
Dragon Age DLC

Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC coming to PS3, PS4, and Xbox 360 this month


After a PC and Xbox One timed deal
May 01
Dragon Age: Inquisition was a return to form for BioWare, but sadly the Jaws of Hakkon DLC was initially limited to the PC and  Xbox One platforms for a limited time. Thankfully, it will now be available on the PS3, PS4,... read
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Freebies

Time warp: Ultima VIII is free on Origin


The arm represents EA, probably
Apr 30
If you have an Origin account and feel strangely obligated to fill it up with free games that you'll in all likelihood never get around to playing for more than five minutes (just me?), heads up: Electronic Arts is giving awa... read
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Battlefield Hardline

Battlefield Hardline is getting a 'Community Test Environment' on PC


Go test things
Apr 29
I haven't heard much buzz from people regarding Battlefield Hardline -- I think a lot of people were burned out after how broken Battlefield 4 was (myself included). Overall though I find it to be a serviceable shoo... read
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Australia

Australian Origin's going to have to offer better refunds


Bet they regret Battlefield 4 now
Apr 28
Refunds, remember those? Those glorious days where if you decided you didn’t like something, or if it caught fire, ate your family, contributed to global warming or pissed on the carpet, you could just take it back and ... read
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Gawlful

EA's PGA Tour gameplay trailer is just as boring as watching real golf


Look at that grass, though!
Apr 24
Golfing is fantastic. Reckless cart driving, endless jokes about "ball washers," and your friend puking in the rough on the 14th hole because he's somehow on, like, his 14th beer. Swat a tiny sphere a few hundred feet every ... read
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Game News Haikus

Game News Haikus: Guitar Hero Live, Star Wars Battlefront, emotional reviews, and more


Zen distilled stories
Apr 21
The biggest story last week was Mortal Kombat X's handling of downloadable content. Warner Bros. should relinquish itself of its greed and earthly possessions. That is the first step on the path to Enlightenment. In this ser... read
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EA Humble Bundle

Mark Hamill joins the Humble Origin Bundle 2


He's so hot right now
Apr 21
EA Korea spoiled the surprise last week, but here we go anyway: more games have joined the likes of Mass Effect 2 and Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare in the Humble Origin Bundle 2. The new titles are oldies but goodies: Si... read
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Battlefront

This might be what Star Wars Battlefront's first- and third-person views look like


Have it your way
Apr 20
Striking while the iron's hot, EA's already released the first developer diary for Star Wars Battlefield, which was announced last week. The video's full of the type of information that should make any series fan giddy: DICE... read
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Mass Effect

Details on Mass Effect 4 may have leaked


Don't let the reddit thing scare you off
Apr 20
Oh, another story about apparent leaks. I can already hear you screaming “this is bullshit”, but bear with me because there are things which actually give some credence to this one. Okay? Okay. A reddit user has c... read
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Star Wars Battlefront

Star Wars Battlefront will lack space battles


At least Star Fox is still coming this year, right?
Apr 17
The official Twitter account for all things Star Wars from EA confirmed today that there will be no space battles in Star Wars Battlefront. When asked "space battles or not" EA responded: We’re focusing on air battles ... read
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Humble Bundle

EA Korea's only gone and leaked the rest of the Humble Bundle...


The end of a carEA in KorEA.
Apr 16
Uh-oh, looks like someone’s getting fired at EA Korea. As anyone with a computer and an interest in gaming is probably aware, EA is currently doing the Humble Origin Bundle 2 where you can buy a shitload of games for di... read
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EA's F2P

EA's pulling the plug on four free-to-play PC games


On life support for three months
Apr 15
Electronic Arts has its landmark franchises that are instantly identifiable with the publisher -- the sort of series that receive near-annual (if not yearly) installments. Battlefield, Need for Speed, and FIFA are three ... read
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Deals

Another solid EA Humble Bundle for charity


Some older games and the still excellent Garden Warfare
Apr 14
Electronic Arts and Humble Bundle have partnered for a second Humble Origin Bundle with proceeds going to charities like Girls Who Code, The V Foundation for Cancer Research, and buildOn. The last bundle garnered some 400 com... read
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Need for Speed

Need for Speed movie sequel's in the works, and it has a Chinese twist


Beijing Drift?
Apr 08
Last year's Aaron Paul-led Need for Speed movie did surprisingly well at the box office despite being critically panned. Like all things that make money, the property's owners are looking to further exploit that success ... read
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Deals

Origin Spring Sale: Dragon Age: Inquisition and Battlefield 4 are 50% off


This mega-sized list is everything in Origin's Spring Sale
Apr 02
Around 9:00am Pacific today, EA launched an Origin Spring Sale with discounts on PC Games up to 50% off. The sale only applies to select titles and most games activates on Origin (though there are a few Steam titles mixed in ... read
Dragon Age DLC photo
Dragon Age DLC

Dragon Age's Jaws of Hakkon DLC is holding off on PS4, PS3, and Xbox 360 until May


It's currently in the warm embrace of Xbox One and PC
Mar 30
Jaws of Hakkon, the new $15 Dragon Age: Inquisition story DLC that released last week for Xbox One and PC, won't be available to download on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and Xbox 360 until May, BioWare has confirmed. Obligat... read






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