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The best theme song in video game history comes from an unlikely place

Before Sony used "Take Me Out" in that great, futile PSP campaign, Franz Ferdinand's 2004 hit showed up in EA's NFL football game, Madden. For the last 15 years or so, the series' soundtracks have been filled with licensed music, an eclecti...   read

 
 
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Battlefield 1's upcoming beta doesn't require PS Plus, but it needs Xbox Live Gold

If you have "Insider Early Access," you're already happily participating in Battlefield 1's beta session, which features the Sinai Desert map. For the rest of you, you'll have to wait until August 31, when it hits open status. It'll feature...   read

 
 
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Titanfall 2's tech test returns tomorrow with improvements

The Titanfall 2 technical test returns tomorrow, August 26, and if you felt let down by what you played of the mech game's multiplayer last weekend, you should be able to spot some improvements. These are the patch notes from Respawn Entert...   read

 
 
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Battlefield 4 has adopted a new user interface on consoles

DICE has rolled out its new "centralized" user interface for Battlefield 4 on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The revised UI is the same one we'll see in Battlefield 1 this October and in fact if and when you own both games, it'll be possible ...   read

 
 
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Take 20% off Madden 17 without using Prime or Gamers Club Unlocked

Another year, another Madden, but this year there's a launch-week discount for those without Amazon Prime or Best Buy GCU. Today, the Xbox One and PS4 copies of yesterday's release of Madden NFL 17 are 20% off on Newegg's eBay pag...   read

 
 
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Respawn responds to harsh Titanfall 2 feedback

I didn't get around to trying the Titanfall 2 multiplayer "tech test" over the weekend, but I sure heard a lot about it from folks who did. Players who viewed the sequel as a step down on multiple fronts made themselves loud and clear. Now,...   read

 
 
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Battlefield 1 is getting a customary FPS Season Pass

EA has announced the season pass for Battlefield 1, and it looks like it's going to run you $50 for four expansions. The first of which is due in March 2017 (five months after the game is released, so maybe wait before buying it?), titled "...   read

 
 
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Star Wars Battlefront's next DLC mode is a run on the Death Star

The destruction of the Death Star is well-trodden territory for Star Wars games, but that doesn't mean I'm tired of doing the iconic trench run. It's a classic! And it's where the next Star Wars Battlefront DLC will take us in September wit...   read

 
 
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EA reverses position on remasters, hints towards Mass Effect

One year ago, noble mega-publisher Electronic Arts COO Peter Moore said of the recent trend of remastering slightly older games and re-releasing them on current console hardware, that, it "feels like pushing stuff out because you've run out...   read

 
 
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This month's Battlefield 1 open beta has two modes

As a series, Battlefield usually shows well in trailers given the sheer spectacle of its multiplayer. Case in point: this one for Battlefield 1! You've got horses, tanks, planes, and a ferocious-looking armored train all clashing in a sand...   read

 
 
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Horses are okay, but Battlefield 1's tanks and planes look better

Mama didn't raise no fool. We've heard about all about Battlefield 1's horse-riding options, but I'll politely decline. See these tanks? Yeah, sign me up for one of those. Call me crazy, but I feel a little bit safer inside the impenetrabl...   read

 
 
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Titanfall 2's single-player brings Pacific Rim cheese in the best ways

Earlier this week I drove up to Bumfuck Nowhere, California (Chatsworth, I guess) to visit Respawn Entertainment and see just what the heck was going on with Titanfall 2's single-player. After two dusty hours of traffic, my battery died fro...   read

 
 
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$130 Amazon Battlefield 1 Collector's Edition doesn't come with the game

Talk about jumping the trench on a horse! Battlefield 1's Collectors Edition comes with a statue, steel book case, cloth poster. Also: "Messenger pigeon tube with exclusive DLC content, Exclusive patch, and Premium packaging." If ...   read

 
 
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Battlefield 4's China Rising DLC is free this week

Okay, dirt bikes, you win. I'll scramble to remember my password and load up Origin. Until next Tuesday, August 9, EA is giving out more Battlefield 4 DLC. This week, it's China Rising, which entails the Air Superiority mode, four maps (Si...   read

 
 
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The ten-hour Garden Warfare 2 demo is back

Oh, hey, this sounds familiar! EA is offering a ten-hour trial for Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2. That's plenty of time to figure out if this particular type of team-based shooter is to your liking. I know it can be hard to carve out...   read

 
 
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EA, Lucasfilm shut down Star Wars fan game

In a move that should surprise absolutely no one, Disney's Lucasfilm division and Electronic Arts have put the kibosh on Galaxy in Turmoil, a Star Wars fan game from Frontwire Studios. According to Frontwire president Tony Romanelli, h...   read

 
 
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NHL 17 team ratings have been revealed

The hockey season is still a few months away, but EA Sports has its opinions on how each team is shaping up. With the NHL 17 beta officially out tomorrow, we got our hands on it a bit early and took a look at each team's ratings. Whil...   read

 
 
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Battlefield 4's Naval Strike DLC is free on all platforms

Have you kept up with EA and DICE's free DLC promos for Battlefield 4? Here's another! Now through July 26, you can nab the Naval Strike add-on (that's the one with the giant-ass monster shark, four South China Sea maps, Carrier Assault mo...   read

 
 
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Rogue One DLC coming to Star Wars Battlefront

Today at Star Wars Celebration Europe in London, England, Disney and Electronic Arts announced the fourth and final piece of Star Wars Battlefront's season pass content, Rogue One: Scarif. The expansion pack is a tie-in to the upc...   read

 
 
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More EA games available on GOG as DRM-free titles

If you're of the DRM-free-or-bust type, we've got great news for you today. More older Electronic Arts titles are making their way to GOG.com. Starting today, three classic flagship EA games are now in the DRM-free camp: Dragon Age: Origins...   read

 
 
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Origin's flash sale has $40 Mirror's Edge Catalyst and $20 Battlefront

Random? You bet. Origin is running a flash sale on six titles and their premium editions. On the discount wagon there's Star Wars Battlefront along with its Season Pass; Need for Speed and its Deluxe Edition; plus June's Mirror's Edge ...   read

 
 
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Jade Empire joins the Origin Access Vault this year

Before BioWare became a Hollywood action studio somewhere after Mass Effect 2, it was a true old school RPG factory. Players had choices (here's an accurate depiction of a lot of modern RPGs), outcomes for decisions weren't always obvious, ...   read

 
 
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NHL 17 shows off the new ways to keep pucks out of your net

NHL 17, like all annualized sports games, is committed to a steady stream of gameplay improvements each and every year. I had a chance to see that first-hand at E3 last month, where I wrote about some of the more important changes; this ne...   read

 
 
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Battlefield TV show is a real thing, featuring the series' trademark 'robust storytelling'

You've been kicking, screaming, and begging for it, so here it is: Hollywood Reporter has found that Paramount Television and Anonymous Content are optioning the rights for a television show based on EA DICE's Battlefield series. You know, ...   read

 
 
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EA Access is adding Need for Speed, Unravel, and Garden Warfare 2

If you like the occasional EA-published game, own an Xbox One, and are patient enough to hold off on new releases for several months or so, EA Access can be a ridiculous value. The $4.99 per month subscription program is adding three new ga...   read

 
 
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