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E3 2018: First Gameplay Demo of Battlefield V Shown

EA kicked things off yesterday afternoon with the first gameplay demo of the upcoming Battlefield V. We already knew that BFV wold set during World War II and will feature playable female soldiers both in the campaign mode and online. While no gameplay of the rumored Battle Royale mode was shown during the conference, nor were concrete details divulged, developers from DICE did confirm that BFV will ship with a Battle Royale mode when the game arrives...

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Report: Battlefront II Will Also Have a “Starter Pack”, Includes 3 Rare Star Cards

Right now Star Wars Battlefront II holds the dubious honors of having the most downvoted comment in Reddit history and for and kickstarting a conversation throughout gaming communities & tech press alike about the nature of progression and purchasing power within multiplayer-centric titles.  If a listing that briefly appeared on the Australian PlayStation Network is accurate this whole shit show is about to get a little messier with the accidental reveal of a “Starter Pack”. No, it’s not a free to play or...

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EA Details Mass Effect Andromeda Recommended Specs For PC

Electronic Arts has released the official minimum and recommended specs for Bioware’s upcoming space epic Mass Effect Andromeda on their support website. It might seem that this information is hidden but it didn’t take the internet long to unearth what kind of rig we will need to experience Andromeda at 30FPS at 1080p. Here is Andromeda’s minimum requirements: Minimum Requirements Predicted performance 30 FPS at 1280×720 on Low Settings Operating System 64-bit Windows 7, Windows 8.1 or...

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EA Disappointed With Titanfall 2 Sales But Remains Committed To The Series

During Electronic Art’s most recent earnings call executives from the company discussed the company’s view on Respawn Entertainment’s Titanfall 2. It turns out that despite large amounts of critical acclaim, especially for its’ single player campaign, and high user satisfaction scores this FPS sequel failed to live up to EA’s expectations. Even in the face of disappointing sales numbers, EA has recommitted itself to the support not only the already released 2016 sequel but also the franchise...

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All of Titan Fall 2’s DLC will be free

It is all too easy to lose sight of news post E3 and just talk about all of the amazing games you played, things you saw, and stuff you did. However something as important as this shouldn’t be ignored. Titan Fall was a good shooter, its lack of campaign kept it back from being great, and it had a few mechanics that needed tweaking, but it introduced several elements that most modern shooters now emulate.  So good...

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EA play is it necessary?

So this year EA has decided that they need to have their own E3, right next to E3, but in the days leading up to E3. Well, Rae and myself managed to get media registered and get ourselves in to EA Play (which is what the event is called) where we were able to see and play the best upcoming EA titles. This is a major change from a closed show floor that’s normally seen. Anyone who...

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EA to release Star Wars game made by Titan Fall dev

Yesterday was May the 4th, which is as close to a real Star Wars holiday as fans will ever get, so EA chose it to announce they will be making another Star Wars IP. Their exact quote was  “all-new third-person action adventure game set in the Star Wars universe.”  what does that mean? Your guess is as good as mine, but id guess its going to be another shooting game, possibly something in the vein of republic...

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Mass Effect Andromeda Animation Reel Leaked

Demo animations from the next Mass Effect title may have leaked thanks to an animation reel from “a certain developer” who previously worked on the next installment of Bioware’s futuristic space opera RPG series. According to this very brief animation reel this particular animator worked on fire effects for objects like barrels, rain / fog and other environment weather effects, pollen plumes and a jet pack animation. According to well known industry insider – shinobi602 – this...

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Mass Effect Andromeda Delayed to 2017, Titan fall 2 Q3 2016

It seems like I get half of my news from investment calls these days. This tidbit is no different,  Electronic Arts Chief Financial Officer Blake Jorgensen, who said at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Conference yesterday that it’s slated for the fourth quarter of EA’s fiscal year. The exact statment was “We’ve got our Battlefield first-person shooter game coming in the third quarter, and our third-party title that Respawn, our partner, built, called Titanfall, it’s the...

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Star Wars Battlefront February Patch Notes Released

Fans of EA/DICE’s multiplayer centric shooter set in A Galaxy Far Far Away will be happy to learn that the pair has revealed the official patch notes for the upcoming February content drop.  As previously announced a brand new map will become available when this patch drops – Twilight on Hoth  which supports a whole bunch of modes including – Walker Assault, Supremacy, Turning Point, Blaster, Fighter Squadron, Drop Zone and Heroes & Villains. A new survival...

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DICE Teases Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst News This Week

Fresh off of teasing (and delivering) Star Wars Battlefront news last week, DICE is at it yet again — this time, for the upcoming long-awaited sequel to Mirror’s Edge. This morning, the official Mirror’s Edge Twitter account tweeted a picture from Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst along with a simple proclamation: “Faith is returning. Stay alert this week.” Faith is returning. Stay alert this week. #MondayMotivation pic.twitter.com/77CtXGURyx — Mirror’s Edge (@mirrorsedge) February 1, 2016 It’s been awhile since we last...

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Star Wars Battlefront cant violate “Star Wars canon” EA says

Gamers were upset earlier this  year when EA announced it would not be bringing any content from The Force Awakens into Star Wars BattleFront. An announcement this week of the road map of DLC content did not include any thing from newest Star Wars film. Now EA is providing their reason& this puts and end to all of the speculation (some of which we did here). On on earnings call with EA CFO Blake Jorgensen said: “On Star Wars,...

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A year of EA access for only 23.99

Newegg is offering, a great deal on EA access right now. What is EA access you ask? Well its basically a subscription service that gives you early access to many of EA’s games. As well as free acess to some older titles. This is really quite a good deal if you play any of the EA games listed currently on the vault, or plan to get any of their upcoming games. head on over to newegg and use...

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EA servers go down, come back up

[UPDATE 11:13 AM EST] Servers have returned to normal operation, though wait times for support services may be slower than usual, EA reports on Twitter. EA has had a rough time of it recently. Gamers have lost faith in the DLC models, they have been voted worst company in america. EA tweeted at 10AM that their servers were experiencing issues and shortly after several news sources reported that they were unable to log in to various EA...

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EA announces esports league

It was only a matter of time. One of the the largest AAA publishers on the planet has decided to lumber in to E-sports. Led by Peter Moore (former COO of EA) it seems that EA will open up “a new Competitive Gaming Division” Moore said: “As the latest step in our journey to put our players first, [the Competitive Gaming Division] will enable global eSports competitions in our biggest franchises including FIFA, Madden NFL, Battlefield and...

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