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  • A week in reviews: 10 - 14 March
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    A week in reviews: 10 - 14 March

    By 15 March 2014

    It's here. Titanfall has landed. And we've been playing our socks off to see whether it's the game that makes the Xbox One whole. And with that major out of the way we don't hold back. Oh no, we continue to drop bombs of tech review wonderment. We've...

  • Titanfall review
    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...

  • Classic 90s game Dungeon Keeper releases for iOS and Android with 'twisted' take
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    Classic 90s game Dungeon Keeper releases for iOS and Android with 'twisted' take

    By 30 January 2014

    Dungeon Keeper has been reimagined for mobile devices. EA Mythic, an Electronic Arts division that specialises in online multiplayer games, has given the hit PC game a "devilishly twisted mobile take" and re-released it for smartphones and tablets. It...

  • Need For Speed: Rivals review
    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...

  • Battlefield 4 review
    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...

  • FIFA 14 review
    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...

  • Watch the EA Gamescom 2013 press conference right here
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    Watch the EA Gamescom 2013 press conference right here

    By 20 August 2013

    With two next-gen consoles in the mix, Gamescom 2013 is throwing out plenty of excitement about the hottest games you'll be getting in the run-up to Christmas.  You can tune in and watch EA's announcement right here as it brings us more detail on Battlefield...

  • All Xbox One pre-orders will receive FIFA 14 for free
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    All Xbox One pre-orders will receive FIFA 14 for free

    By 20 August 2013

    Microsoft used its Xbox Media Briefing at Gamescom in Cologne to announce that all pre-orders of the Xbox One -since its becoming available and until stock runs out - will get a free copy of FIFA 14. It has been long suggested that Sony is leading the...

  • A week in reviews: 12 - 16 August
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    A week in reviews: 12 - 16 August

    By 17 August 2013

    It's been a mad week - by which we mean a mad-fun week, chock-full of review products from many corners of tech. From visiting Iceland to explore the landscape in which Joseph Kosinski's movie Oblivion was shot - with a Fujifilm X-M1 in tow, no less...

  • Plants vs Zombies 2 review
    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...

  • EA's FIFA 13 lands for Windows Phone 8 as Nokia Lumia exclusive
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    EA's FIFA 13 lands for Windows Phone 8 as Nokia Lumia exclusive

    By 8 July 2013

    The FIFA 13 app by EA is now live in the Windows Phone Store, although it's exclusive to Nokia Lumia owners. The new app is the only officially licensed FIFA game on Windows Phone 8, and it features 30 leagues, 500 licensed teams, more than 15,000 players...

  • Real Racing 3 update is a game changer, prestige cars just sweeten the deal
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    Real Racing 3 update is a game changer, prestige cars just sweeten the deal

    By 3 July 2013

    We've long been fans of Real Racing 3. Since the launch of Firemonkeys' premium racing title, we've been putting in the hours, spending more time in this game than perhaps any other previously. There have been several updates to the title, which is part...

  • Need For Speed: Rivals executive producer talks online multiplayer, PS4 vs Xbox One and Frostbite
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    Need For Speed: Rivals executive producer talks online multiplayer, PS4 vs Xbox One and Frostbite

    By 21 June 2013

    Amid the madness of this year's E3 gaming expo in Los Angeles, Pocket-lint grabbed some downtime with Marcus Nilsson, head honcho of newly formed Ghost Games and executive producer on upcoming Need For Speed: Rivals. Well, we say downtime. At a show as...

  • Titanfall gameplay preview
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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...

  • Battlefield 4 preview
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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...

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

  • Need for Speed Rivals preview
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    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...

  • EA announces Star Wars: Battlefront by Dice in teaser trailer
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    EA announces Star Wars: Battlefront by Dice in teaser trailer

    By 10 June 2013

    EA announced that DICE is developing Star Wars: Battlefront, the latest edition to the popular Star Wars gaming franchise, and that it will utilise the same Frostbite 3 engine that also powers Battlefield 4. The first-person shooter game - the first...

  • Watch the EA E3 press conference right here: FIFA 14 Xbox One, PS4, Star Wars and more
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    Watch the EA E3 press conference right here: FIFA 14 Xbox One, PS4, Star Wars and more

    By 10 June 2013

    As well as press conferences from two of the major console manufacturers - Sony and Microsoft, no Nintendo this year - the biggest software publishers have big media events too. EA's is The Download: EA 2013 Preview on Monday 10 June and you can watch...

  • EA reveals Battlefield 4 for Xbox One, PS4
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    EA reveals Battlefield 4 for Xbox One, PS4

    By 21 May 2013

    EA DICE studio revealed on Tuesday, shortly after Microsoft launched the Xbox One, that Battlefield 4 will launch on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 as well as Xbox 360 and PS3. DICE also posted a new screenshot from the next-generation of Battlefield on the...

  • EA says Wii U isn't powerful enough for next-gen games
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    EA says Wii U isn't powerful enough for next-gen games

    By 8 May 2013

    Nintendo's Wii U console could miss out on next-generation gaming content from EA because of its lack of power. The new console, which has experienced relatively poor sales since launch, is unlikey to match the PS4 or Xbox 720 for power when they arrive....

  • SimCity version 2.0 update hitting 22 April, will be inaccessible for 'a few hours'
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    SimCity version 2.0 update hitting 22 April, will be inaccessible for 'a few hours'

    By 21 April 2013

    SimCity will get its first major update since launching earlier this spring to address several issues that have accompanied the online-only game.  When it first launched, server downtime resulted in many angry gamers, prompting free games being awarded...

  • Battlefield 4 preview
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    Battlefield 4 preview

    By 27 March 2013

    Battlefield is back and now comes with added bass in its teaser trailers. So much bass in fact, that sitting waiting for the Battlefield 4 reveal in a theatre in Stockholm, we were almost knocked off our seat the moment that classic Battlefield theme...

  • Free game list for disgruntled SimCity owners confirmed: Battlefield 3, Dead Space 3 and more
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    Free game list for disgruntled SimCity owners confirmed: Battlefield 3, Dead Space 3 and more

    By 18 March 2013

    So, you bought SimCity and found the whole launch situation and subsequent bugs to be too much to bear. Well as EA previously announced, it's giving you a free game to make up for it. We've got the list, so here are your choices: - Battlefield 3 (Standard...

  • EA makes U-turn on its move to use micro transactions in every game
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    EA makes U-turn on its move to use micro transactions in every game

    By 6 March 2013

    EA has changed its mind about a controversial recent decision to include a micro transactions system in every game. Blake Jorgensen, chief financial officer of EA Games made the U-turn statement: "I made a statement in the conference along the lines of...