EA

NHL 16 | Review

If you know me well at all, you should know that there’s one thing other than gaming that’s near and dear to my heart: hockey and the Detroit Red Wings, equally. I’ve been a fan nearly as long as I’ve been alive and when you give me the chance to mix hockey and video games, I am more than happy to participate. Now, I liked it a little more during the 16-bit and 32-bit generations when there...

Continue reading...

Is Star Wars 1313 going to rise from its grave?

Remember Star Wars 1313? Honestly if you feel asleep for two weeks in 2012 you might have missed it, it was a game announced at the tail end of the Lucas Arts tenure over Star Wars games, and featured a grim gritty Star Wars world that hadn’t really been seen in games before. In case you need a refresher hers the sum total of every singe bit of video of the game the public ever saw  Featuring...

Continue reading...

Battlefield Hardline Joins EA Access Program 

Electronic Arts is expanding the EA Access vault to include Visceral Game’s take on the classic confrontation between cops & criminals, Battlefield Hardline, for all subscribers to enjoy as much as they would like. Developers from Visceral Games will be holding a community multiplayer event to mark the inclusion of the game into the vault. The community and developer shoot ‘em up will take place on October 15th. EA Access launched exclusively on Xbox One on August...

Continue reading...

Editorial: What’s in a game, how DLC stops me from buying what I love

After playing the Star Wars Battlefront beta I was 100% sold on purchasing the game. I planned to order the game through origin and pre-load to play day 1. Then came the announcement of a 50$ season pass DLC. I immediately found myself stuck in a major conundrum.  I am HUGE Star Wars fan girl, my love for the franchise extends far beyond the movies in to games, books, and even comics. So Battlefront should have been...

Continue reading...

EA Announces That There Will Be No Voice Chat In Star Wars Battlefront

EA is keeping the Star Wars hype alive by trickling out a steady stream of news about the final release of Star Wars Battlefront. The latest bit of news is to say the least controversial, EA today through a series of tweets confirmed there will be no “ingame” chat in Battle Front. The tweets are below, but the gist of it is that 3rd part voice clients are going to be needed to talk to anyone in...

Continue reading...

EA’s Star Wars Battlefront Beta Surpassed 9 Million Users

Whether they jumped on for a short time and hated it or loved it and stuck it through the entire beta phase, the game’s senior producer, Sigurlina Ingvarsdottir, revealed the the beta is officially the largest open beta in Electronic Arts history by accruing over nine million active users through the course of its tenure. Considering that a lot of Star Wars franchise fans have been salivating for a Battlefront game for a very, very long time, now,...

Continue reading...

Star Wars Battlefront Season Pass Priced at $50

Just when we thought we had all the Star Wars news we could handle EA has released the price for their season pass. The price will be 50$ The four map packs that have been announced so far. The Collection of maps is quite expensive but if you calculate the total cost of each DLC to be 15$ you actually get a bit of a discount. EA is sweetening the pot with another added incentive. Players who buy...

Continue reading...

A Computer Capable Of Running Battlefront Is Much Stronger Than You Can Possibly Imagine

The force must be strong with EA as they prepare to launch the Open Beta for Star Wars: Battlefront on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC. Ahead of Thursday’s official kick off the publisher has posted the minimum and recommended specs for game on its official Origin page. The recommended specs are probably going to shock a lot of people considering they are recommending an NVIDIA Geforce 960 & an  Intel i5 6600 both of which...

Continue reading...

Star Wars Battlefront Open Beta Begins Next Week

I’ve been eagerly awaiting for my chances to check out EA’s upcoming Star Wars Battlefront reboot since it was announced over two years ago at E3 2013. As a lifelong Star Wars fan it’s always my hope that the next playable Star Wars experience will bring me one step closer to channeling the force. Now we’ll all get our chance to see if EA & DICE will make this dream become reality with the Star Wars Battlefront...

Continue reading...

EA Planning SimCity BuildIt for iOS and Android

Electronic Arts announced today that they are making a mobile version of SimCity for iOS and Android called SimCity BuildIt. The game will be coming soon to iPhone, iPad and Android phones and tablets. The release states that this will be an all-new SimCity game like you’ve never seen before, designed for gamers on the go. Whether you’re a savvy city planner or a strategic mastermind, you can take control and have fun wherever you are. The...

Continue reading...

Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare Live Action Trailer

Ever wonder what would happen if EA/Popcap’s Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare crossed over into the real world? Well, us neither, until we seen this new trailer released this week. Can you imagine what a dolphin gun would look like? Ace Ventura is probably screaming out to his jungle friends as we speak. Seriously though, this is plants eating zombies eating plants, so why not have a dolphin gun?

Continue reading...

Titanfall Beta Sign-up Access Launches In A Few Hours

Those looking to get in on the Titanfall beta will have their shot in just a few short hours. Work came via tweet on Respawn co-founder’s, Vince Zampella, Twitter account. The website to sign-up for the beta will be announced at 6 p.m. PST/9 p.m. EST/2 a.m. GMT.  The tweet states, “Tonight at 6pm PST there will be a website to sign up for #titanfall beta access. The website will be announced shortly before 6.” The website will be announced...

Continue reading...

Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare Gameplay Trailer

Branching out from the previous Plants Vs. Zombies games, Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare will be a third-person shooter that with up to four player co-operative multiplayer missions, titled “Garden Ops”. It will also feature 12 vs. 12 competitive multiplayer madness across 10 different maps titled: “Garden & Graveyards” and “Team Vanquish”. In “Gardens & Graveyards”, players will have to defend their bases from the zombie hordes, while in “Team Vanquish” each opposing team looks to eliminate the...

Continue reading...

THQ Suing UFC Owners, EA Over Videogame Rights

Former publisher THQ is suing EA as well as UFC brand owner Zuffa, claiming EA garnered details from purchase negotiations in order to dismantle and undermine THQ’s relationship with Zuffa. THQ claims it is owned an additional US$10 million beyond the $10 million Zuffa paid previously in order to terminate its license agreement.

Continue reading...

Battlefield 4 Takes To The ‘Angry Sea’ At E3

I’ve been impressed already with how the Frostbyte 3 engine handled the Fishing In Baku video DICE and EA released which could in itself be a short movie. At E3, they’ve created another featurette called Angry Sea which features gameplay footage of a naval level of the game. After aquiring the intel they needed, the team is forced out into rough seas to head towards their escape. This happens after the ship they are in splits in...

Continue reading...