Reviews & hands-on

  • Gaming 5 out of 5

    Titanfall review

    By 14 March 2014

    And so the second wave of next-generation games starts with what is unarguably the most talked about title since its first showing at E3 in Los Angeles last June. Titanfall was Microsoft’s "one more thing" during its Xbox One press conference, even...

  • Gaming 4 out of 5

    Need For Speed: Rivals review

    By 29 November 2013

    There are two types of racing games in this world: the ones that have painstakingly captured every minuscule piece of information surrounding the cars, the tracks, and the world we live in; and those that are there just to have a bit of fun. Need For...

  • Gaming 4 out of 5

    Battlefield 4 review

    By 1 November 2013

    Like the annual FIFA and PES footie games war, it’s now the turn of first person shooters to fight it out, headed up by Battlefield 4. The annual atrocity exhibition this year kicks off with EA’s Battlefield 4, a title destined to bring joy to millions...

  • Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    FIFA 14 review

    By 26 September 2013

    Another year and another FIFA game arrives on just about every current-gen platform, just ahead of the graphically boosted next-gen console release. Regular players and fans will both feel reassured that FIFA 14 doesn't change a whole lot from where the...

  • Apps 5 out of 5

    Plants vs Zombies 2 review

    By 15 August 2013

    Plants vs Zombies is one of the most popular gaming apps ever released. And for good reason: it's so good that you'll want to eat your own brain. Popcap, the title's developer, has been gobbled up by publishing giant EA since the original game's app-format...

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    Titanfall gameplay preview

    By 18 June 2013

    If this year's E3 gaming expo in Los Angeles made one thing clear it's that we've got some serious first person shooters in the pipeline. Titanfall looks to be one such title. We looked on as hours-long queues built up around the EA stand on the show...

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    Battlefield 4 preview

    By 12 June 2013

    Battlefield 4 is going to be one of the of biggest first person shooters this year, but have Dice and EA done enough to impress Battlefield 3 owners and, more importantly, should you get this over Call of Duty: Ghosts? Due out on October 29 on the Xbox...

  • Apps

    Plants Vs Zombies 2 preview: First play of Popcap's forthcoming app

    By 12 June 2013

    It could be easy for a mobile app such as Plants Vs Zombies 2 to get lost among the gaming big guns at this year's E3 - the world's largest gaming trade show - but that's not the case. Behind closed doors at EA's mobile platform presentation - the publisher...

  • Gaming

    Need for Speed Rivals preview

    By 12 June 2013

    Need for Speed Rivals is EA's latest game in the NFS universe and this time sees you playing Cops versus Racers in an open world rather than dedicated race courses or set tracks like the Most Wanted and Run titles before it. We caught up with the game...

  • Apps

    Real Racing 3 hands-on preview: Taking mobile racing to a new level

    By 14 February 2013

    A weight of expectation rests on the shoulders of Real Racing 3, the latest instalment of the popular mobile racing game from EA. It was developed by the newly formed Firemonkeys studio in Australia, and Pocket-lint sat down with Michael De Graaf, its...

  • Gaming

    EA Sports MVP Carbon by Monster headphones pictures and hands-on

    By 11 January 2013

    The gaming headset market has been growing rapidly of late. Thanks to the proliferation of multiplayer online game experiences, players are ditching the flimsy earpieces that tend to come with their consoles and taking up beefy cans instead. So it comes...

  • Gaming

    FIFA 13 Nintendo Wii U preview: What does the GamePad offer?

    By 19 October 2012

    Look carefully at the picture above. What do you see? Sure, it's FIFA 13 on the Nintendo Wii U, but look a little closer and you'll notice an aiming reticule on the Wii U's GamePad, just one of the clever features that's coming to FIFA 13 on Nintendo's...

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    Dead Space 3 preview

    By 25 July 2012

    Dead Space 3 is aiming to be the biggest and best Dead Space game yet, as you step into the shoes of Issac Clarke to take on the Necromorphs. Dead Space 3 is the fourth instalment in the Dead Space game series (Extraction knocked the numbers off).  We...

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    APP OF THE DAY: Burnout Crash review (iPad / iPhone)

    By 16 April 2012

    Burnout Crash is the latest game from EA, Criterion and the Burnout franchise. It sees you crashing your way to the perfect pile-up on the iPad and the iPhone, but is the app a car wreck? We've been playing to find out. Burnout Crash Format iPad / iPhone...

  • Gaming 4 out of 5

    Syndicate review

    By 23 February 2012

    Cementing yourself in the hall of gaming history requires a title to be filled with moments so unique, that it becomes instantly unforgettable. The tram sequence of Half Life, Metal Gear Solid 4’s ending, these are moments that elevate the idea of a...