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  • EA offer "Limited Edition" version of Bad Company 2 with unlocks
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    EA offer "Limited Edition" version of Bad Company 2 with unlocks

    By 30 October 2009

    For those too impatient (or too rubbish) to get there themselves, EA is taking the unusual step of offering a video game complete with six special gameplay unlocks good to go from the first load of the game, rather than being dependent on achievement....

  • Rock Band now available in App Store
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    Rock Band now available in App Store

    By 19 October 2009

    Exactly as rumoured, Rock Band for the iPhone has now appeared in the App Store. EA made the app official shortly after the game was spotted in a mobile showreel for the company, and it's now available in the App Store for £6 or $10, depending on which...

  • EA Rock Band for iPhone - First Look review
    Gaming 0 out of 5

    EA Rock Band for iPhone - First Look review

    By 15 October 2009

    EA's Rock Band has been rocking the gaming world with its four player band action on the PS3 and Xbox 360 for some time now. EA is clearly hoping that success will translate to a mobile phone version available on the iPhone and iPod touch with the launch...

  • Command and Conquer Red Alert for iPhone
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    Command and Conquer Red Alert for iPhone

    By 15 October 2009

    Remember Command and Conquer Red Alert back from your gaming heydays of the mid 90s? Thought you did and that is clearly what  EA are hoping for, with the launch of an iPhone edition in the next couple of weeks. Of course Pocket-lint was there to grab...

  • EA iPhone 3GS optimised games inbound
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    EA iPhone 3GS optimised games inbound

    By 15 October 2009

    EA has said that where relevant it will include graphical optimisation for the iPhone 3GS in its games for the phone platform. The news comes as the company is gearing up to release a number of games in the next couple of weeks including NBA Live, which...

  • FIFA 10 - PS3  review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    FIFA 10 - PS3 review

    By 30 September 2009

    After FIFA 09 did such an incredible job at astounding football gamers worldwide with its brilliance, the arrival of this year's iteration appeared with more than just a hint of caution. Change too little and we'll be back in the bad old days when everyone...

  • Project Natal: EA, Ubisoft, Konami and others sign up
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    Project Natal: EA, Ubisoft, Konami and others sign up

    By 24 September 2009

    Microsoft has said that it has signed big name publishers like EA and Activision to create new games for it's yet to be released Project Natal. Talking at the Tokyo Games Show in Japan, Microsoft confirmed that publishers actively working on games for...

  • Need for Speed: Shift - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Need for Speed: Shift - Xbox 360 review

    By 23 September 2009

    Need for Speed: Shift is the latest re-boot to the Need for Speed franchise. Since the days of Underground on the PlayStation 2, people have claimed that the franchise has slowly been going downhill with each title that has come out under the Need for...

  • MySims Camera DS app launched
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    MySims Camera DS app launched

    By 22 September 2009

    EA has announced an application for the Nintendo DSi that takes advantage of the console's camera functionality to put your MySims characters into the real world. The app - MySims Camera - allows you to take photos and then overlay 3D characters on top,...

  • SingStar: The Beatles on the way
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    SingStar: The Beatles on the way

    By 18 August 2009

    EA is expected to announce that it will be releasing a Beatles version of its SingStar game within days of The Beatles: Rock Band going on sale. The news, leaked at games conference GamesCom in Germany to gaming industry mag MCV, suggests that EA is hoping...

  • VIDEO: Beatles Rock Band
    Gaming

    VIDEO: Beatles Rock Band

    By 14 August 2009

    Want to know all the latest details on the new Beatles Rock band due out in September? Thought you did. Duncan strolls down to the UK preview of Harmonix's new edition of Rock Band featuring the songs of The Beatles and gets an exclusive interview with...

  • First Sims 3 expansion announced
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    First Sims 3 expansion announced

    By 3 August 2009

    EA has announced the first expansion pack for the Sims 3, and it's called "World Adventures". It'll allow players to take their Sims out of Sunset Valley and Riverview and into the wider world. "Players will be able to take their Sims on the adventure...

  • VIDEO: Command and Conquer 4 set in Manchester
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    VIDEO: Command and Conquer 4 set in Manchester

    By 24 July 2009

    The first trailer for the forthcoming Command and Conquer 4 has been revealed, and it seems - inexplicably - to be set in Manchester. Kane's back, and he's got a proposal for the GDI, apparently. Something to do with a crystal ball. Due in 2010, it's...

  • Battlefield 1943 - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Battlefield 1943 - Xbox 360 review

    By 20 July 2009

    Battlefield 1943 launched a week ago and after a slight hiccup, is now battling it out in a 24-hour war in the Pacific. Tapping in on an existing fan base from the Battlefield series, Battlefield 1943 brings Pacific Island WWII warfare to a console near...

  • FIFA 10 dated
    Gaming

    FIFA 10 dated

    By 15 July 2009

    EA has confirmed that FIFA 10 will hit the high street on 2 October. The yearly sports title will be available on the PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, PC, PS2, Nintendo DS and the Sony PSP with only Apple Mac and iPhone fans missing out. The new game, as with previous...

  • EA confirms Command and Conquer 4
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    EA confirms Command and Conquer 4

    By 10 July 2009

    EA has confirmed that it plans to release a fourth instalment of its Command and Conquer series of games next year. Titled, Command & Conquer 4 (see what they did there?), the Real Time Strategy (RTS) game will see you once again pick up the reins of...

  • Win a copy of The Sims 3
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    Win a copy of The Sims 3

    By 10 July 2009

    Pocket-lint has teamed up with EA to bring you the chance of winning one of three copies of the The Sims 3. Featuring "endless creative possibilities" the new game gives you the ability to customise your Sim's appearance, personality and their home before...

  • EA planning second NERF game for the Wii
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    EA planning second NERF game for the Wii

    By 8 July 2009

    Reports indicate that EA's rather successful NERF game for the Wii is getting a sequel. NERF 2: N-strike Elite is due later this year. Apparently it's planned to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the NERF brand, but like its predecessor it'll come...

  • Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 - Xbox 360 review

    By 7 July 2009

    It’s only a few years ago that EA were seen as all that’s wrong with the modern gaming publisher. Rather than offer fresh ideas and new experiences, they churned out yearly licenses that merely tweaked the existing formula, and relying on long-term...

  • Fight Night Round 4 - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Fight Night Round 4 - Xbox 360 review

    By 6 July 2009

    While pummeling another human being utilising only your fists might seem completely abhorrent to a healthy number of the common folk, the sport of boxing has never suffered from a lack of popularity. Nor have the brawling titles emanating from those talented...

  • Grand Slam Tennis - Nintendo Wii review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Grand Slam Tennis - Nintendo Wii review

    By 22 June 2009

    The Wii's phenomenal success with its intuitive control system has given traditional game developers a brand new avenue of gaming to explore. With gamer movement and interaction required in earnest, as opposed to a few button prods, a much wider variety...

  • The Sims 3 - PC/Mac review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    The Sims 3 - PC/Mac review

    By 8 June 2009

    Stuart has got himself into a situation. He has been chasing this young lady called Bebe Hart. A couple of sessions at the pool have convinced Stuart he has the right girl and it seems a good way of bringing some extra income into his dilapidated homestead....

  • Crysis 2 announced for consoles
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    Crysis 2 announced for consoles

    By 2 June 2009

    EA has announced that the second instalment of its successful Crysis franchise will be developed by creators Crytek and employ the CryENGINE3 graphical engine, meaning that it'll appear on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. Crysis was released in 2007 and was labelled...

  • Beatles Rock Band
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    Beatles Rock Band

    By 2 June 2009

    A whole new set of screenshots have been released for Beatles Rock Band, showing the group in various stages of their career. As Pocket-lint has previous reported, the game will be out on 09/09/09, and special edition bundles will be available that feature...

  • Microsoft looks to exclusives to lure gamers to Xbox 360
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    Microsoft looks to exclusives to lure gamers to Xbox 360

    By 2 June 2009

    Microsoft is stepping up the ante with a plethora of exclusives over the next year, as it tries to lure games away from Sony's PS3 and Nintendo's Wii. Claiming to appeal to the family, Microsoft has for its exclusives gone after the hardcore gamers with...