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Battlefield: Hardline leaked on Battlelog. Visceral developing

by Shane Willoughby - on May 27th 2014 - No Comments
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It would appear that the next Battlefield game, subtitled “Hardline” has been accidently leaked on Battlelog. Logos, symbols, weapon and award icons were found by a user would went rooting around in some CSS files. A reference was also found to Dead Space developer Visceral Games, long known to be working on some kind of...

New Sims 4 video shows how to create a sim

by Joseph Murphy - on May 15th 2014 - No Comments
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Maxis has released a brand new Sims 4 video which shows off the character creation tool within The Sims 4. The video doesn’t go into much gameplay, but it does break down the detailed character creation tool that’ll power your sims in The Sims 4. Players can now completely customise the look and shape of their creations,...

EA confirms online services for 50 titles to cease

by Joseph Murphy - on May 12th 2014 - No Comments
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EA has confirmed they will not sustain the online services for over fifty of their titles after the recent closure of Gamespy. The online services for the titles will cease from June, with the full list of affected games covering all walks of life from the publishers catalog, including some titles from the Battlefield series, Command &...

Plants Vs. Zombies now free on EA’s Origin platform

by Joseph Murphy - on May 9th 2014 - No Comments
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Want a free copy of Plants Vs. Zombies for PC? ‘Course you do… EA has discounted the digital version of Plants Vs. Zombies – Game of the Year Edition by a whopping 100% as part of their “On the House” program, via Origin. According to details, the offer could “appear and disappear at any time”, so...

EA to continue partnership with Respawn, promises “new Titanfall experiences” to players

by Joseph Murphy - on May 7th 2014 - No Comments
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EA has taken to social networks to reaffirm their interest in maintaining a “partnership” with Titanfall developer Respawn. The tweet, seen below, comes direct from EA and confirms they are committed to working with the studio to “bring new Titanfall experiences to players worldwide” going forward: EA is continuing...

EA to reveal “major new” Frostbite 3 game at E3

by Shane Willoughby - on May 6th 2014 - No Comments
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EA has revealed that they will announce at least one “major new” game at E3 this year, powered by Frostbite 3. Frostbite 3 is the DICE developed engine that powers Battlefield 4. The announcement (of the announcement) was made by company CEO Andrew Wilson during the firm’s financial results call earlier today. The game is...

Mass Effect 4 development “somewhere in the middle” say BioWare

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 30th 2014 - No Comments
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BioWare has placed development status of the next Mass Effect somewhere squarely in the “middle” according to a Tweet from the studio’s Montreal director Yanick Roy. Development on the next game began in late 2012. BioWare has made no secret of the fact that they are working on something new. In saying that, a formal...

Mass Effect Trilogy for PS4 and Xbox One listed by online retailer

by Joseph Murphy - on Apr 28th 2014 - No Comments
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Listings for The Mass Effect Trilogy have appeared on a Chilean retail website. The listings, which lack all sorts of details at the moment, appear to confirm the collection is headed to both the PS4 and Xbox One. Here’s the supposed box art for the PS4 variant of the game: Of course, it wouldn’t come as a surprise as March...

The Sims 4 confirmed for E3 2014 showing

by Joseph Murphy - on Apr 24th 2014 - No Comments
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A will be showing off The Sims 4 at E3 2014, it has been confirmed. Word comes from the twitter account of the executive producer on The Sims 4 Rachel Franklin, and reveals the franchise will return at E3 this year: Hey Simmers. Confirming all the rumors. Yes, The Sims 4 will be at E3. — Rachel Franklin (@SimGuruRachel) April 23, 2014 According...

Dragon Age: Inquisition dated for October. New gameplay trailer inside

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 23rd 2014 - No Comments
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EA and BioWare will launch Dragon Age: Inquisition in European territories on October 10th. The date come via a new gameplay trailer released earlier today. You can watch said trailer below. The third entry in the series will be released on October 7th for PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One in North America and in Europe on October 10th....

Titanfall: Expedition DLC drops next month. Free and premium content incoming

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 14th 2014 - No Comments
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Respawn has announced “Expedition” has Titanfall’s first DLC release, and will be made available sometime next month. The announcement was made just yesterday at PAX. The new DLC’s story is reportedly set after the main campaign, and the pack includes new brand new three maps. Swampland is set in alien ruins and...

Harmonix: Rock Band and Dance Central will return this generation

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 12th 2014 - No Comments
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Dance Central and Rock Band developer Harmonix has confirmed that their two trademark franchises will return this console generation, exactly how or when however, was not discussed. “[The Rock Band and Dance Central franchises] are near and dear to our hearts and our minds,” CEO Alex Rigopulos said as reported via Gamespot. “And...

GameSpy shutdown will not affect old battlefield games

by Ciaran Pempelfort - on Apr 11th 2014 - No Comments
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There is good news for fans of the old Battlefield games.  When the GameSpy shutdown was announced, it was feared that all the games that used it would stop working.  That list includes a lot of games, and so far only a few publishers have made official statements about how they’re handling the announcement.  EA said today that...

Reddit compiles list of games affected by GameSpy shutdown

by Ciaran Pempelfort - on Apr 8th 2014 - No Comments
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As reported last week, online matchmaking client GameSpy will shutdown on May 31, 2014.  The community at Reddit’s /r/Games is compiling a list of games that will be affected.  The list is not official by any means, as most publishers have yet to make official comments about the shutdown, and most games have yet to be confirmed...

Bruce Lee confirmed as playable character in EA Sports UFC

by Joseph Murphy - on Apr 7th 2014 - No Comments
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EA Sports has confirmed Bruce Lee is a playable character in EA Sports UFC. The legendary fighter can be obtained through a pre-order of the game, or by gunning your way through the season on pro difficulty. Speaking of the reveal, Bruce Lee’s daughter Shannon Lee said the team at EA have “done a great job capturing the look and feel”...