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FIFA 18 details confirmed: Ronaldo on the box, release date and trailer

FIFA 18 details confirmed: Ronaldo on the box, release date and trailer

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After a series of leaks, EA Sports has officially revealed some of the details about this years footy outing, FIFA 18.It has also posted a teaser video that shows the main cover star, Cristiano Ronaldo, in action. And the release date has been unveiled... >>

40 per cent of all console games sold will be digital downloads within months, says EA

40 per cent of all console games sold will be digital downloads within months, says EA

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Electronic Arts firmly believes that the shift to digital downloads over physical copies of games is gathering pace. It has claimed that, by the end of 2017, digital downloads will account for at least 40 per cent of all sales.During a financial call... >>

Star Wars Battlefront 2 official, first gameplay trailer now live

Star Wars Battlefront 2 official, first gameplay trailer now live

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EA has released the first official trailer for the sequel to Star Wars Battlefront.Unsurprisingly, the next game in the series is officially called "Star Wars Battlefront II", with the logo first published by the games publisher on its own website.... >>

Early EA Access members get free 2TB HDD for Xbox One, have you got yours yet?

Early EA Access members get free 2TB HDD for Xbox One, have you got yours yet?

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Electronic Arts is handing Xbox One owners free 2TB external hard drives. They are being sent to gamers who signed up to EA Access on the platform when it first started.US EA Access subscribers have been receiving care packages, which include vouchers... >>

This is what Mass Effect: Andromeda looks like in 4K HDR, simply stunning

This is what Mass Effect: Andromeda looks like in 4K HDR, simply stunning

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Mass Effect: Andromeda will finally be available from next week, although Xbox One owners with EA Access subscriptions are able to play the first five hours already.They will know what we are also rapidly finding out; that it is a worthy successor to... >>

This is what FIFA on Nintendo Switch looks like

This is what FIFA on Nintendo Switch looks like

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Electronic Arts might have pulled out of Nintendo Wii U development soon into its lifespan but it is one of the publishers committed to supporting Switch.We learned early doors that FIFA would be coming to the platform and now we've had a chance to see... >>

FIFA 17 demo out now, download links for PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC right here

FIFA 17 demo out now, download links for PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC right here

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Electronic Arts has released a mighty demo for FIFA 17, two weeks before the final game's official release.It's available across all formats - Xbox One, PS4, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC - and you can start the download process by clicking on the individual links... >>

FIFA 17 preview: Not just a seasonal update

FIFA 17 preview: Not just a seasonal update

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When we first played an early build of FIFA 17 during E3 in June we were a little worried about the gameplay. It came after a decent session with the new Pro Evolution Soccer and left us in no doubt that PES 2017 plays the better game of football.Thankfully... >>

Battlefield 1 public beta: EA announces when you can play

Battlefield 1 public beta: EA announces when you can play

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Electronic Arts has announced Battlefield 1 will have a public beta, meaning you'll get to play and test the game before it launches this autumn.The public beta will kick off 31 August for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC players. All you need to do to... >>

EA trailers from E3 2016: Battlefield 1, Titanfall 2, Mass Effect: Andromeda, FIFA 17 and more

EA trailers from E3 2016: Battlefield 1, Titanfall 2, Mass Effect: Andromeda, FIFA 17 and more

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The EA press conference has kicked off the annual E3 gaming conference in LA, giving us a taste of a number of new games coming over the next year.The conference focused on a number of announcements, mainly sequels for Titanfall, Battlefield, Mass Effect,... >>

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst review: On the edge of greatness
3.5 stars

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst review: On the edge of greatness

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The original Mirror's Edge, released in 2008, was the very epitome of a Marmite game. Despite having an inordinate amount of glaring flaws, and not selling particularly well, it still managed to generate a passionate cult following.It was easy enough... >>

FIFA 17 release date, trailer and Frostbite Engine graphics revealed

FIFA 17 release date, trailer and Frostbite Engine graphics revealed

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Electronic Arts has released a teaser trailer for the next FIFA game and the biggest revelation so far is that the graphics have been completely overhauled.That's because FIFA 17 has been rebuilt from the ground up using the Frostbite graphics engine,... >>

EA is working with Titanfall's Respawn on a new Star Wars game

EA is working with Titanfall's Respawn on a new Star Wars game

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A new game set in the Star Wars universe is coming.EA has announced - on May the 4th (be with you), of course - that it has partnered with Respawn Entertainment on a new Star Wars game. It didn't provide too many details about the upcoming title - apart... >>

Titanfall 2 trailer arrives at last, the first in the series for PS4

Titanfall 2 trailer arrives at last, the first in the series for PS4

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PlayStation Europe has pushed out the first trailer for Titanfall's multi-platform sequel but without any word on when the game will actually release.Titanfall is a multiplayer first-person shooter video game developed by Respawn Entertainment, the former... >>

Another big PS4 and Xbox One delay, Mass Effect: Andromeda not coming until 2017

Another big PS4 and Xbox One delay, Mass Effect: Andromeda not coming until 2017

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Mass Effect: Andromeda, otherwise known as Mass Effect 4, will not be available until 2017, even though it was previously expected to be released before Christmas.With many thinking that the long-awaited RPG sequel to the Mass Effect trilogy would make... >>

You could soon be playing Mirror's Edge Catalyst, beta registration opens

You could soon be playing Mirror's Edge Catalyst, beta registration opens

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EA's long-awaited sequel to Mirror's Edge may have been put back to a May release but you will still be able to play it soon. The gaming giant has started a registration process to sign up for a public closed beta of Mirror's Edge Catalyst that will start... >>

This is the best Star Wars movie you’ll see this year, Battlefront running in 4K 60fps

This is the best Star Wars movie you’ll see this year, Battlefront running in 4K 60fps

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At the end of November, we published a series of screengrabs said to be taken in-game of Star Wars Battlefront running the Toddyhancer 2.0 mod, and we thought they were spectacular.However, as amazing as they still are we think there's a better example... >>

Check out these incredible Star Wars Battlefront screens: Are they real or fake?

Check out these incredible Star Wars Battlefront screens: Are they real or fake?

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Since its release debate has raged over Star Wars Battlefront, with hardcore gamers bemoaning its simplicity and lack of longevity, while more casual gamers heralding the game for the exact same reasons. One thing nobody can dispute, however, is that... >>

Star Wars Battlefront review: Aren't you a little short for a stormtrooper?
4.0 stars

Star Wars Battlefront review: Aren't you a little short for a stormtrooper?

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It's finally here. Star Wars Battlefront is one of gaming's most hyped releases and thankfully looks every part the game to kickstart a month or two of Star Wars frenzy.It is the most spectacular looking Star Wars game we've ever had – indeed, it could... >>

Want to play Star Wars Battlefront today? Xbox One EA Access subscribers get the game a week early

Want to play Star Wars Battlefront today? Xbox One EA Access subscribers get the game a week early

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Star Wars Battlefront will be available for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC from 19 November. Next week basically.However, Xbox One owners with an EA Access subscription can download and play the game today, a whole week early. The trial version, which... >>

Star Wars: Battlefront beta will be open to all in October, reveals EA

Star Wars: Battlefront beta will be open to all in October, reveals EA

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Electronic Arts has announced dates for Star Wars: Battlefront's open beta.This beta will be open to everyone who wants to download it on Origin (will appear in the Demo and Betas sections), a PlayStation 4 (via PSN), or an Xbox One (via Xbox Live Marketplace).... >>

FIFA 16 preview: Refinement not reinvention

FIFA 16 preview: Refinement not reinvention

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It could be said that EA Sports is emulating Apple where the latest FIFA is concerned. Apple has an "S" year biannually, choosing to modify and adapt the last generation of iPhone rather than reinvent the device. This is EA's "S" year.FIFA 16, from the... >>

EA at E3 2015, the highlights: Star Wars Battlefront, Mass Effect Andromeda and more

EA at E3 2015, the highlights: Star Wars Battlefront, Mass Effect Andromeda and more

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Electronic Arts' press event prior to E3 2015 started with an amazing game reveal in Mass Effect 4 - titled Mass Effect Andromeda - and ended with what could well end up being the true star of this year's show, Star Wars Battlefront.However, there were... >>

Unravel is EA's new puzzle game, and it stars a cute ball of yarn

Unravel is EA's new puzzle game, and it stars a cute ball of yarn

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EA is in the middle of holding its much-anticipated event at E3 2015, and among the many announcements being made, it has unveiled a new game called Unravel.The game stars a creature named Yarny, who is made of - you guessed - yarn. The yarn actually... >>

Watch the EA keynote at E3 2015 right here

Watch the EA keynote at E3 2015 right here

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EA is about to hold one of the most anticipated keynotes at E3 2015.The gaming conference of the year has officially kicked off in Los Angeles, with plenty of trailers and announcements from Bethesda and Microsoft. Next up, we have Electronic Arts. You... >>

FIFA 16 introduces women's football for the very first time

FIFA 16 introduces women's football for the very first time

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Football's governing body might be in turmoil right now, but Electronic Arts has released some details about its forthcoming FIFA 16 that reminds us that there is more to the sport than money laundering, fraud and indictments.The latest FIFA game will... >>

Battlefield Hardline review: Taking the Fifth
4.0 stars

Battlefield Hardline review: Taking the Fifth

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Battlefield: Hardline means franchise-reboot business for Electronic Arts' multiplayer first-person shooter. But a rethink was needed after 2013's Battlefield 4: which, although it had moments of brilliant fun with destructible building mechanics and... >>

Want to pull off the perfect heist and bag real cash? Battlefield Hardline: Live will let you do just that

Want to pull off the perfect heist and bag real cash? Battlefield Hardline: Live will let you do just that

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To celebrate the launch of Battlefield Hardline, which will be released on multiple formats on 20 March, Electronic Arts is inviting gamers to try out a real cops and robbers style experience in the heart of London, with a prize of £10,000 up for grabs... >>

EA shuts down Maxis Emeryville, the studio behind The Sims and SimCity franchises

EA shuts down Maxis Emeryville, the studio behind The Sims and SimCity franchises

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Electronic Arts has announced it will shut down the studio behind SimCity and The Sims, though development of both franchises will continue at EA's studios throughout the US and Australia.EA will basically consolidate Maxis by closing the studio's home... >>

Just how realistic is FIFA 15? Well, Luis Suarez is banned in game too

Just how realistic is FIFA 15? Well, Luis Suarez is banned in game too

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There have been plenty of examples over the last month or so to prove how much effort EA Sports has put into making FIFA 15 the most realistic yet, including adding all 20 Premier League grounds for the first time and scanning hundreds of players' heads... >>

FIFA 15: Stars whinge about their stats in EA’s biggest football game yet

FIFA 15: Stars whinge about their stats in EA’s biggest football game yet

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FIFA 15 is out in the UK today and fans will notice just how accurately it captures the likenesses and playing styles of some of the world's top players, especially those in the Barclays Premier League. The next-generation versions, for PS4 and Xbox One,... >>

FIFA 15 review
5.0 stars

FIFA 15 review

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In the past, reviewing a FIFA game has been a tricky affair. How can one wax lyrical over minor updates, no matter how many there are? Last year the series stepped foot onto the next-generation consoles, with PS4 and Xbox One showing off their graphical... >>

Play FIFA 15 now ahead of next week’s release, as long as you own an Xbox One

Play FIFA 15 now ahead of next week’s release, as long as you own an Xbox One

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The full version of FIFA 15 is available to play now if you have an Xbox One and are willing to purchase at least a month's subscription to EA Access.Electronic Arts caused some fuss when it decided to launch its own game subscription service, not least... >>

From FIFA International Soccer to FIFA 15: Look how the best-selling football game has changed

From FIFA International Soccer to FIFA 15: Look how the best-selling football game has changed

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The FIFA 15 demo is now available to download on Xbox One and PS4, giving owners of either next generation console a decent taste of the latest chapter in a franchise that has been running since July 1993.The latest game features some quite stunning... >>

All-new SimCity coming to iPad, iPhone and Android soon, SimCity BuildIt created for touchscreens

All-new SimCity coming to iPad, iPhone and Android soon, SimCity BuildIt created for touchscreens

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EA Mobile is to release a new SimCity game specifically for mobile devices. SimCity Built has been announced and will be heading to iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Android devices "soon".Few details have been revealed, but the publisher does claim that it... >>

FIFA 15 Gamescom gameplay preview: Hands-on with the goalie friendly next-gen stormer

FIFA 15 Gamescom gameplay preview: Hands-on with the goalie friendly next-gen stormer

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We played and reported on our first impressions of FIFA 15 during E3 in June but it's amazing how much can change in a couple of months in the games industry and we have to say that the Gamescom build of FIFA 15 is quite simply stunning. It should be,... >>

Watch the EA Gamescom 2014 press conference right here

Watch the EA Gamescom 2014 press conference right here

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Electronic Arts will host its Gamescom 2014 press conference from its booth on the show floor this year and we've got the livestream of the whole shebang right here on Pocket-lint.The event starts at 9am BST (10am CET, 4am EDT, 1am PDT) and you can expect... >>

Want to see how realistic FIFA 15 will be? Here's all 20 Premier League stadiums

Want to see how realistic FIFA 15 will be? Here's all 20 Premier League stadiums

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The new Barclay's Premier League season starts on Saturday 16 August and that means a FIFA game is soon to follow. However, this year's effort, FIFA 15 on Xbox One and PS4, promises to be a massive advancement on previous iterations, not least when it... >>

Sony rejected EA Access game subscription service for PS4 as not ‘good value’

Sony rejected EA Access game subscription service for PS4 as not ‘good value’

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It was revealed yesterday that Electronic Arts was to launch its own game subscription service for the Xbox One called EA Access. It provides unrestricted access to a number of big games from the publisher, including Battlefield 4 and Madden NFL 25,... >>

EA Access gives Xbox One players access to full games for a monthly subscription fee

EA Access gives Xbox One players access to full games for a monthly subscription fee

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EA has partnered with Microsoft to offer a new subscription service called EA Access.With either a monthly or annual membership to EA Access, Xbox One players will have access to several EA games. The new service is starting today for a select group of... >>

Play Titanfall for free

Play Titanfall for free

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With E3 just gone and a flood of new and exciting games being announced or nearing release, Titanfall might have been forgotten - we're are a fickle bunch, us gamers.However, there's still a thriving community of Titan lovers out there, shooting each... >>

Battlefield Hardline preview: Mapcap cops and robbers multiplayer fun

Battlefield Hardline preview: Mapcap cops and robbers multiplayer fun

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Yes, the premise is similar to Pay Day. And yes at times it sometimes feels that only the uniforms and locations have been changed, such is the familiarity of the gameplay, but Battlefield Hardline is possibly the first in the franchise that has us genuinely... >>

FIFA 15 preview: Playtime with the most realistic football game of all time

FIFA 15 preview: Playtime with the most realistic football game of all time

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Every year EA Sports has the ability to pleasantly surprise us in its choice and application of improvements to FIFA.We are massive fans of the next-generation versions of FIFA 14 and genuinely thought we'd seen the closest the franchise could get to... >>

Criterion Games takes to the sky for its next big game... and the water... and...

Criterion Games takes to the sky for its next big game... and the water... and...

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During the EA press conference, the software publisher revealed that Criterion games – the creator of the Burnout and other driving titles – is working on something a bit more open and madcap than usual.The developer is expanding its vehicle racing... >>

Early Star Wars Battlefront in-game footage shown at E3 and it looks simply stunning

Early Star Wars Battlefront in-game footage shown at E3 and it looks simply stunning

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As the opener to its E3 2014 Media Briefing, Electronic Arts showed a video of Dice Studio's early work on the forthcoming return of Star Wars Battlefront. And let's just say that from the initial in-game clips, this could be the best-looking Star Wars... >>

FIFA 15 coming autumn with more dynamic crowds, including The Kop at Anfield

FIFA 15 coming autumn with more dynamic crowds, including The Kop at Anfield

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Electronic Arts has been vocal on its FIFA franchise in recent times. but more was revealed during its E3 2014 press conference in Los Angeles.Focusing 100 per cent on the next-generation versions of the game, the EA Sports team revealed that a number... >>

Battlefront Hardline takes the fight to the streets of LA, and you can play it right now

Battlefront Hardline takes the fight to the streets of LA, and you can play it right now

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Electronic Arts had few genuine surprises to pull out of the hat during its E3 2014 press conference, but the final reveal where Battlefront Hardline was unveiled along with the immediate launch of the PS4 beta phase, stole the show.Battlefront Hardline... >>

Mirror's Edge E3 2014 trailer shows lots of promise, but still no release date

Mirror's Edge E3 2014 trailer shows lots of promise, but still no release date

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Progress on the new Mirror's Edge game is slow going it seems, but that hasn't stopped EA talking up the game even though it seems a long way from an official release.At this year's E3 event in Los Angeles, EA used some of their press conference to detail... >>