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After quite the wait, toddlers are now in The Sims 4

The impossible has happened: toddlers are now in The Sims 4 by way of a free update. I'm an on-again, off-again Sims player at best, so my reaction here is a general "Aww, that's cute. Look at those lil outfits!" But the folks who are in f...   read

 
 
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Oh hey, Mass Effect 2 is free on PC

For a limited time, Mass Effect 2 is free on PC through Origin, and you should probably get on that. Before we know it, Andromeda will be here in late March. If you've flirted with the idea of getting into this oft-talked-about series, it's...   read

 
 
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Mass Effect: Andromeda is coming in March, much sooner than I thought!

Mass Effect: Andromeda was always locked in for a first quarter 2017 release, but I thought for sure it would be pushed back. Nope! That's definitely not the case, as EA has confirmed to Destructoid that Andromeda now has a firm M...   read

 
 
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Don't ignore CES this year because there's gonna be some Mass Effect gameplay

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) takes place in Las Vegas at the beginning of each year. It's sort of an odd one for us in that it's just a smidgen too tech and hardware-centric to really get excited about. It's on our radar but it rarel...   read

 
 
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Mass Effect Andromeda ruled out for Nintendo Switch by game's producer

In true EA fashion, they want to see if the Switch sells before fully supporting it. It sure beats the Ubisoft strategy of going all in, calling it the best thing since sliced bread, vowing your undying support, then pulling out within a fe...   read

 
 
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Frog Fractions 2 holds a Mass Effect easter egg

Frog Fractions 2 is a game that recently launched after being shrouded in mystery for years. Along with some crazy ARG that revealed the existence of the title, the game also has some outlandish secrets for players to solve. One of the less...   read

 
 
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Spread holiday cheer by taking down the Death Star for double XP

Star Wars Battlefront may not be the most fully featured game around, but it definitely covers a lot of the highlights from the original trilogy. Sadly, most of those highlights are locked behind a season pass, so many gamers won't ever hav...   read

 
 
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Here's an exceptionally good deal on Battlefield 1's collector's edition

Battlefield 1 is, without a doubt, one of the best games of the 2016. The campaign that's structured as five television episode-size vignettes works surprisingly well. The style of it all goes a long way toward effectively portraying t...   read

 
 
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BioWare is giving some stuff away for Christmas

The holidays bring out the best in everyone (normally), so obviously EA is trying to win some cheer by giving out free stuff. Which subsidiary would you go with, though? BioWare is a fan favorite, so why not them? According to a Tweet from ...   read

 
 
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An early look at Battlefield 1's first expansion

They Shall Not Pass, the first expansion pack for Battlefield 1, will drop in March 2017. This is the one with the playable French Army (an unfortunate omission from the base game), as well as more maps and weapons, as you'd expect. DICE is...   read

 
 


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Porsche's 17-year exclusive deal with EA is running out soon

Outside of some loopholes, most non-EA published car games have had a hell of a time courting Porsche. That's mostly because they have an exclusivity deal together, which has been in place since 2000, until....now. According to SpeedManiacs...   read

 
 
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Review: Star Wars Battlefront: Rogue One: Scarif

The Star Wars Battlefront season pass has gone from the nostalgic and iconic with its Death Star expansion straight into unfamiliar territory. The game's fourth and final add-on, Rogue One: Scarif, draws from the upcoming spin-off movie and...   read

 
 
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Conan and Terry Crews play Battlefield 1 and pet bunnies on Clueless Gamer

I don't make it a habit to see every single one of Conan O'Brien's Clueless Gamer segments -- some of them come across as too forced -- but with actor Terry Crews guesting on this Battlefield 1 segment, I had to watch. Had to! Crews is jus...   read

 
 
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EA secures flooded adventure Sea of Solitude

It took me a second to recall Sea of Solitude, but then it came rushing back once I saw those ultra-wide gifs again. This is that game with the flooded city (there have been a few those!) in which overly lonely humans turn into monsters. As...   read

 
 
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Battlefield 1 gets a free map and a grenade crossbow this month

You don't need that pesky Premium Pass to claim Giant's Shadow in Battlefield 1. The new multiplayer map, ever so briefly teased in this video, will be available to all as a free download on December 20, 2016. (And a week ahead, on Decembe...   read

 
 
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Star Wars Battlefront joins EA and Origin Access next week

Electronic Arts' subscription service EA Access, and its PC counterpart, Origin Access, are adding Star Wars Battlefront on Tuesday, December 13. If you're a member, you'll be able to play the full game at no extra cost, though you won't ha...   read

 
 
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Star Wars Battlefront's Rogue One VR Mission is short but sweet

The idea of a VR dogfighting game set in the Star Wars universe pretty much sells itself. The new Rogue One VR Mission for PlayStation VR, playable as a free download within Star Wars Battlefront (you'll need to own a copy of the base game ...   read

 
 
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(Update) Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition will not be offered as a free upgrade on PC

[Update: It turns out my assumption about EA holding the rights to the original game seems to be true. Other users took to asking Randy Pitchford on Twitter and he responded with, "Not possible - completely different publisher, era, platfor...   read

 
 
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Finally, our first look at Mass Effect: Andromeda gameplay

It's here. It's finally here. After being formally revealed at E3 2015, we have some Mass Effect: Andromeda gameplay at long last. To be fair, it wasn't much of a surprise. We've known for a few weeks now that The Game Awards would ma...   read

 
 
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Battlefront seems to be ending its season pass on a high note

Here's a look at Rogue One: Scarif, the fourth and final expansion for Star Wars Battlefront, ahead of its release this Tuesday for season pass holders. As usual, DICE sure knows how to put together a trailer. This DLC follows the same for...   read

 
 
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Don't expect another Battlefield for 'a couple of years'

Battlefield 1 is here to stay for a while, and I wouldn't have it any other way. It has great bones! And, in time, they should grow stronger. I'm loving the WWI setting, far more than I thought I would going in, and that has resulted in a b...   read

 
 
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EA and Ubisoft claim they're all in on the Switch: But will it last?

In the past six months we've been seeing a lot of praise coming out of Ubisoft's corner for the Nintendo Switch, and it's a whole lot of déjà vu. When the Wii U launched, they pranced on stage at multiple trade shows talking a...   read

 
 
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Try Titanfall 2's multiplayer for free this week

There's a lot of pleasant fuss surrounding Titanfall 2. In a season of very good shooters, it might be the best shooter. It's great that Respawn seems to have found the right tweaks to the formula to keep this from falling flat like the or...   read

 
 
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Oblivion headlines new backward compatible titles

Want a crazy little piece of trivia? Destructoid launched four days before Oblivion in 2006. Yes, both this site and the game are over 10 years old, which is an incredible feat. Both are still being talked about all these years later and bo...   read

 
 
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Titanfall 2 is on the right track with its free DLC plan

Respawn Entertainment has a commendable post-release strategy for Titanfall 2, one that will hopefully help grow the player base and keep folks engaged enough to stick around. The short of it is that "anything that has effect on gameplay" w...   read

 
 


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