Topic / Electronic Arts

E3 2014: Battlefield Hardline announced, Closed Beta is Live

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A few weeks before E3, details on Battlefield: Hardline started leaking, and just a few days ago, EA released an official trailer for the game. At the E3 Briefing, the game was shown off with a full game being played out, showing the new cops and robbers style gameplay, and of course some Frostbite engine destruction. In addition to this gameplay trailer, EA has announced that a closed beta for Battlefield: [...]

E3 2014: New Bioware IP and Mass Effect details

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During the Electronic Arts E3 Briefing, BioWare revealed some details on their next Mass Effect game, being a fresh take on the beloved franchise, there will be new characters, new locations and a new journey for the next generation of consoles. The video shows off concepts of characters and locations, also focusing on the power of next generation consoles, and the possibilities of storytelling through Mass Effect. The trailer also revealed [...]

Titanfall will remain a Microsoft exclusive for its ‘lifetime’

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Despite rumours (and hopes) for a universal release of Respawn Entertainment’s upcoming first-person shooter Titanfall, the company has today confirmed through EA’s quarterly earnings call that the game “is exclusive only for the lifetime of the title on Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC.” EA COO, Peter Moore, also said that he was confident that the game will review “very highly” and that, despite further rumours surrounding the development timeline of the title, the [...]

Titanfall release date is earlier than expected

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Today Respawn Entertainment‘s new hybrid single and multiplayer IP Titanfall had its official release date to be March 11th, 2014 for the Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC. The futuristic modern shooter has already been awarded over 80 industry awards after its debut trailer featured in E3 this year. This announcement was also made alongside their collectors Edition of the game which features: 18″ Atlas Titan Statue: with lots of pretty LEDs [...]

New Battlefield 4 themed Astro A50’s now available in Australia

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With Battlefield 4’s upcoming release on the 31st of October for PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 and at the launch of the next gen systems Astro Gaming has released a special edition Battlefield 4 headset now available at Australian retailers EB games and JB Hi-Fi. The price tag however is pretty hefty coming in at around $369 at JB and $379.95 at EB, so this product may just be for [...]

SimCity for Mac release date confirmed for August 30

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After a lengthy delay, EA has confirmed that the Mac version for SimCity will be released on August 30 – and will be exclusively available through its Origin store. Users who have already purchased a digital or boxed copy of the PC version will be able to download a copy of the Mac version for free. Otherwise, they will be able to access both version from the Origin store. The [...]

Star Wars: Battlefront set for summer 2015 release

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While very little news has been announced about Dice’s Star Wars: Battlefront we now have a possible release window for the much anticipated reboot. EA has announced today at it’s annual stockholders meeting that Star Wars: Battlefront will be released in summer 2015. This coincides with the release of the new Star War trilogy directed by JJ Abrams.

Who won E3 – Sony or Microsoft?

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E3 2013 is finally here with Microsoft going head to head with Sony in a battle of supremacy over the next-gen consoles. So lets to a look at the positives and negatives of both of today’s conferences.

Crysis 3 Multiplayer Beta from Jan 29th – Feb 12th

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From 29th January, Crysis fans will be able to ‘beta-test’ Crysis 3 on the 360, PS3 and PC. The open beta only includes multiplayer, with access to two game modes Crash Site and the new Hunter mode, and maps Museum and Airport. Modes Hunter Mode This multiplayer game mode is all about the survival of the fittest. There are two teams, initially comprised of two permanently cloaked “Hunters”, and up to 10 [...]

Mass Effect 3: Extended Cut now out

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After the numerous fanboy complaints about how the game ended (and a complaint to the US equivalent of the ACCC and other weird things because some fans really hated the ending to the game), Bioware announced that it will add more to the story to clarify the ending. Now that “Extended Cut” version is now out today. In order to experience it, owners are advised to download the DLC and [...]

EA to announce more titles for Wii U “this summer”

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What potentially killed the Wii was the lack of third-party support for some of the major titles – Mass Effect 3, Skyrim and Assassin’s Creed are just some of the games that were made for other platforms, but not for the Wii. Well, for EA at least, that’s about to change with someone in the company hinting at a couple of new titles to be announced “this summer” (or, in [...]

EA announces Battlefield 3 ‘premium service’, costs $50/year

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EA has preannounced something with Reuters, with the company telling them that it plans to launch a new “Battlefield 3″ premium service in hope to boost online sales and to compete against rival Activision’s “Call of Duty” – which also has a premium service. According to Reuters, the service is expected to cost $50 a year. Users who subscribe will gain special privileges such as erasing their own game statistics, [...]

GALLERY: EA releases Crysis 3 screenshots, concept art

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The upcoming game Crysis 3 isn’t coming out til 2013, but EA has released some concept art and some screenshots from the game. If you haven’t already heard, the game sees Prophet returning to New York, only to find it encased in a ‘Nanodome’ by the Cell Corporation. The screenshots and art can be found below, after the jump. Gallery

EA reveals Crysis 3, coming soon in Spring 2013 [GALLERY]

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EA has revealed its first major game for 2013, confirming that there will be a Crysis 3 for the PC, Xbox 360 and PS3. Described by EA as giving gamers “the premier sandbox shooter experience of 2013″, it suggests that it could be more like the first game in the series. We’ve got screenshots, and you can see them after the jump. Crysis 3 sees Prophet returning to New York, [...]

Users defend EA after anti-gay activists sends complaints

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Image: from GameIndustry Despite being labelled as the worst company in America, fans are defending the company after anti-gay activists decided to send letters of complaint – like the one above (which I facepalm at since it is stupid) – because of a game’s option to let you participate in a same-sex relationship with another character. (Also, letter writer above, you happen to have a poor sense of grammar – [...]