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$5 Battlefield 4 and $20 Battlefront in new Origin 'Infinite Fun' sale

It's been a long time coming, but Battlefield 4 has finally returned to its historic low price of five dollars. Generally floating around $10 to $15 in occasional sales, Battlefield 4 hasn't been at this price point since Black Friday weeke...   read

 
 
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Xbox One

Xbox Live Gold subscribers can play a bunch of EA games for free next week

From this Sunday, June 12 to Tuesday, June 22, folks with an Xbox Live Gold membership will have full access to the games in the EA Access Vault without needing to pay the normal $4.99 monthly or $29.99 yearly fee for the perk. You'll just ...   read

 
 
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Mirror's Edge review
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Review: Mirror's Edge Catalyst

Most people who know me are aware of the fact that the original Mirror's Edge is my dream game. And I don't mean that in a nebulous "dreamy" sense, I mean I literally had a lucid dream as a child about a first-person free-running video...   read

 
 
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Diablo 3 director leaves Blizzard after ten years

UPDATE: Jay Wilson's been in touch to clarify that the tweets about a "failed experiment" taken to refer to Diablo 3 are specifically about Diablo 3's Auction House. Apologies for the misunderstanding.  Original story is as follows. --...   read

 
 
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FIFA 17 runs on the Battlefield engine, releases this September

Like Rory McIlroy PGA Tour before it, this year's FIFA will use the Frostbite engine. Well, on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, that is -- the last-gen PS3 and Xbox 360 versions aren't going to, which presumably means they'll be sticking...   read

 
 
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PC Port Report: Mirror's Edge Catalyst

Mirror’s Edge is my jam. It was one of the first Xbox 360 games I really fell in love with, and since then I’ve clocked hundreds of hours across the 360 and the PC versions speedrunning, doing time trials, trying out mods, and g...   read

 
 
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Hurray diversity!

The Sims 4 is about to get even more inclusive as it removes gender barriers

In an update releasing this Thursday for The Sims 4 all gender boundaries will be removed from the game, meaning you'll be able to dress your sim in every piece of clothing regardless of their gender. Going one step further, players ca...   read

 
 
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Impressions: Mirror's Edge Catalyst

EA Access once again throws a wrench into coverage plans. Whereas select past games have offered free reign, the Access program for Mirror's Edge Catalyst only offers six hours of play time across 10 missions. It's hardly enough to pro...   read

 
 
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Battlefield Hardline

Get free Battlefield Hardline DLC now

EA is giving away free Battlefield Hardline DLC. To grab the free Getaway DLC via the Xbox One store, you need to be a Gold subscriber. You can also grab it on PC from Origin, and your territory’s local PS Store for PlayStation 3 and ...   read

 
 
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SSX

I should give SSX another shot now that it's playable on Xbox One

SSX (2012) is one I've been meaning to go back to. I liked it well enough at launch, and it was nice to see EA acknowledge the series again, but for whatever reason it just didn't grab me quite like the others. It didn't have that exact rig...   read

 
 
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Deals

Origin's sitewide 30% off coupon means Sims 4 and Battlefront deals galore

The Origin store is running a site-wide 30 percent off promo code. Yay! But before you bust out the wallet for Battlefield 1 or Mirror's Edge Catalyst, think again. The discount is rather restrictive for a "site-wide" coupon. You won't...   read

 
 
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Behind the scenes with the 3D technology of Mass Effect: New Earth

While the highlight of Mass Effect: New Earth was definitely getting a rim massage and being sprayed in the face by smelly bug juice, Destructoid also sent special correspondent Skate Allday to interview 3D LIVE's Nathan Huber about his jo...   read

 
 
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EA Access

Mass Effect Trilogy comes to EA Origin Access

Subscribers to Origin Access on the PC can now play the entire Mass Effect trilogy as part of their subscription.  EA’s subscription service initially launched on Xbox One, but recently expanded to included PC, too. For now, the ...   read

 
 
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Mirror's Edge TV

Does anyone even want a Mirror's Edge TV show?

There's potential for a Mirror's Edge television show. Endemol Shine Studios has acquired the rights for an adaptation, as reported by Deadline, but you never know if and when these things will pan out. Aside from questions of what the show...   read

 
 
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Titanfall 2 details leak

Titanfall 2 reportedly has badass grappling hook

We're a couple weeks away from EA's information blowout near E3, but joining today's reports about two new Xbox One models to be announced at the show is a now-deleted Reddit post that offered new information about Titanfall 2, including a ...   read

 
 
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Post-delay, Mirror's Edge Catalyst is almost here

Despite getting bumped a tiny bit due to a delay, Mirror's Edge Catalyst is on track for a June 7 release date (June 9 in Europe) for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. With a launch trailer that is thankfully lacking in Icarus screentime, DICE gi...   read

 
 
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Madden Curse

Sentient protein shake Rob Gronkowski doesn't believe in the Madden Curse

Even though he's on the cover of this year's Madden game, New England Patriots touchdown machine -- and the human embodiment of Edward Forty Hands -- Rob Gronkowski isn't concerned that he'll fall on hard times as a result. He's not wo...   read

 
 
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Mass Effect: New Earth tickled my bum and sprayed me in the face

California's Great America is making space great again with Mass Effect: New Earth: A 4D Holographic Journey. Destructoid drove an hour south to arid Santa Clara, across from the San Francisco 49er's travesty of a football stadium, to lear...   read

 
 
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Unravel 2

Unravel 2 has been officially confirmed by EA

Unravel seems to have worked out for the humble Sweden-based Coldwood Interactive studio, as EA has extended their partnership, ordering another game. When we reached out for details yesterday, it was confirmed to us that it is indeed ...   read

 
 
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Google announces Daydream VR platform for Android N

Today at Google I/O the company announced Android N alongside their new virtual reality platform, Daydream, that will work across multiple new phones. Similar to Gear VR, it works by popping Android N phones in Daydream-ready VR headsets t...   read

 
 
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Battlefront

Star Wars Battlefront didn't have a campaign so it was out before Force Awakens

EA has just confirmed what we all assumed -- Star Wars Battlefront was partially rushed to ensure that it dropped before the release of the film Star Wars Awakens. Speaking on an investor broadcast, EA exec Patrick Soderlund spoke to q...   read

 
 
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EA Access

Fancy getting a free 10-day trial of EA Access?

Curious about EA Access service but not quite convinced enough to pay up yet? Maybe a ten-day free trial will persuade you.  If rumours are to be believed, Xbox Live Gold members will be able to access the full benefits of EA Access fr...   read

 
 
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Battlefield 1

World War 1 'wasn't the most obvious choice' for Battlefield, says EA boss

EA Studios boss Patrick Soderlund has admitted he wasn’t too keen on the idea of “trench warfare” and Battlefield 1. As reported by Gamespot, it took persistence by development team DICE to obtain the go-ahead to deve...   read

 
 
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Video: Mr. Destructoid's free tacos from Hell

[A personal favorite, relive this classic Golden Destructoid Moment from 2009 - Niero] Last week, EA sent Nick Chester $200 to test Destructoid's greed as part of their "Circle of Hell" campaign to promote Dante’s Inferno.&...   read

 
 
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Plants vs. Zombies

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 is getting a massive free update soon

In a very non-EA move, Plants vs. Zombies 2: Garden Warfare is getting a huge free update soon. Titled "Trouble in Zombopolis: Part One," the DLC will provide an all-new map (with its own miniboss), two new characters (Breakfast Brainz...   read

 
 
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