Tag: Electronic Arts Archives | Broken Joysticks

Nov
16

EA Turns off Real Money Purchases In Battlefront II Ahead of Launch

Electronic Arts has turned off real money purchases of the premium currency “crystals” within Star Wars: Battlefront II which launches in just a couple of hours time. Their brief statement outlines that the game is built upon player feedback and that […]

Nov
13

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 […]

Nov
12

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Multiplayer | Review

A Word Regarding Review Copies: Electronic Arts acknowledged Broken Joysticks’ request for a review copy of Star Wars: Battlefront II but did not provide the site with a review code in time for publication. This review is based on several hours of play time with […]

Nov
03

EA May Discount Battlefront II When The Last Jedi Releases In December

Star Wars Battlefront II isn’t out for another two weeks but thanks to a quote from Blake J. Jorgenson ( E.VP and Chief Financial Officer at Electronic Artes) during a recent inventors call, we now know that the publisher may offer some form of discount to tie into […]

Jul
11

A 5 Year Old Freemium Sims Game Is My Mobile Guilty Pleasure

The Sims has been a staple for simulation fans for the better part of two decades now, the original (released in 2000) is almost old enough to drink in the United States.  While I’ve been a fan since the first […]

Jun
11

Need For Speed Payback Aims To Be The Grand Theft Auto of Racing Games

It’s an overused and clichéd shorthand to call any game the ‘GTA of [X]’ or the ‘Grand Theft Auto but [Y]’ yet after watching two different demonstrations of Need For Speed Payback that is exactly the direct comparison I find […]

Jun
10

Search Your Feelings, You Know Star Wars Battlefront II Gameplay Looks Impressive

EA dedicated a very lengthy section of their four hour livestream this afternoon to DICE’s sequel to 2015’s Star Wars Battlefront reboot. This included an on-stage presentation and featurette about the group of skilled players who helped provide input to […]

Mar
25

Next Titanfall 2 DLC – The Colony – Drops Alongside Free Trial Next Weekend

Titanfall 2 pilots who might have lapsed in their combat training or perspective pilots who have yet to get behind the controls of giant mecha have a reason to suit up with news of the game’s next content drop & […]

Mar
09

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 […]

Feb
02

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 […]

Nov
30

Titanfall 2 Trial Coming For PC, Xbox One and PS4

Respawn Entertainment’s absolutely excellent first person mecha shooter Titanfall 2 will be getting a limited time multiplayer trial for PS4, Xbox One and Windows PC via the Origin Client. Players who subscribe to the Origin Access (PC) or EA Access […]

Sep
19

Battlefield 1 Minimum PC Specs Revealed: Is Your Rig Prepared?

DICE and Electronic Arts have revealed the minimum PC specs for the upcoming Worldwide 1 inspired first person shooter Battlefield 1. In terms of minimum specifications the game doesn’t require top of the line hardware to run on the lowest […]

Aug
07

Star Wars Battlefront: Death Star DLC Details

Last year’s Star Wars Battlefront reboot will receive its third add-on DLC in just a few weeks. We’ve known for a while that players would be taking to the lower orbit  above the Death Star to fight alongside Luke or Vader and now we’ve […]

Jul
13

New Games Coming To The Origin Access (PC) and EA Access (Xbox One) Vault

Last year’s street racing focused reboot of the Need For Speed franchise is making its way to both the EA Access vault on Xbox One as well as Origin Access’ game vault on Windows PC this week. The latest NFS […]

May
12

Titanfall 2 Is Coming This Fall According To EA Investor Call

Respawn’s Titanfall sequel that they have been teasing for weeks now has a solid release window according to the recent EA investor’s call.  Listed in the publically available PowerPoint presentation shown during the call were 8 already announced titles, with […]