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  • Sims 3 leaks to file-sharing networks 2 weeks before release
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    Sims 3 leaks to file-sharing networks 2 weeks before release

    By 18 May 2009

    One of EA's biggest releases of the year - the Sims 3 - has leaked onto file sharing networks, nearly 3 weeks prior to its official release date. Over 15,000 people are downloading it at the time of writing, with one torrent alone scoring nearly 12,000...

  • Latest Harry Potter game dated
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    Latest Harry Potter game dated

    By 14 May 2009

    Gaming Potter fans have a new date for their diaries as the release of the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince video game has been confirmed for the UK. Electronic Arts and Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment has confirmed that the new game will...

  • Spore Hero details revealed for Wii and DS
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    Spore Hero details revealed for Wii and DS

    By 12 May 2009

    As Pocket-lint reported back in January, Spore is coming to the Wii, and extending its presence on the DS handheld. Spore Hero and Spore Hero Arena will be hatching before the end of the year. Spore Hero is more of a story-driven adventure game than the...

  • The Sims 3 dated
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    The Sims 3 dated

    By 30 April 2009

    Sims 3 fans can finally start saving for the new game as EA has announced when the latest version will land here in the UK. EA has confirmed that The Sims 3 launches in the UK on 5 June 2009, and with it promises more creativity, more customisation and...

  • EA Sports hints at demise of physical PC game disc
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    EA Sports hints at demise of physical PC game disc

    By 30 April 2009

    EA Sports may soon drop physical discs as a way of selling its PC games, the company's president has revealed. Similar to how digital music is overtaking CDs, in a recent interview with Edge, Peter Moore hinted strongly at the possibility of discs being...

  • EA Sports Active - Nintendo Wii - First Look review
    Gaming 0 out of 5

    EA Sports Active - Nintendo Wii - First Look review

    By 24 April 2009

    You've seen Wii Fit, but now EA is hoping you will get into your jogging bottoms for its sports fitness game, EA Sports Active, that promises to be a "virtual trainer in a box". So are you fit enough and will the game really help you shed some pounds?...

  • EA Sports Active to get more add-ons
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    EA Sports Active to get more add-ons

    By 23 April 2009

    EA plans to expand on its yet unreleased EA Sports Active game for the Wii, with a plethora of expansion packs and accessories, head honcho Peter Moore has told Pocket-lint. The game, which is due out next month in the UK has been described as a "virtual...

  • The Beatles: Rock Band special bundle revealed
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    The Beatles: Rock Band special bundle revealed

    By 17 April 2009

    A few more details and pricing for The Beatles: Rock Band Limited Edition Premium Bundle have been revealed by Harmonix, MTV and EA. The bundle will include The Beatles: Rock Band game, a Hofner Bass controller, described as a large scale replica of the...

  • Wii MotionPlus add-on to launch 12 June
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    Wii MotionPlus add-on to launch 12 June

    By 14 April 2009

    Nintendo has announced that the Wii MotionPlus accessory will hit shop shelves in the UK and Europe on 12 June, a few days after the States sees it released on the 8th. The title to showcase the Wiimote add-ons, Wii Sports Resort, the beach-themed sequel...

  • Win a copy of The Godfather II
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    Win a copy of The Godfather II

    By 10 April 2009

    To mark the release of The Godfather II Pocket-lint has teamed up with EA to bring you the chance of winning this smart gangster game. The Godfather II allows players to both act like a mobster and think like a Don, by immersing them in a 1960’s organised...

  • The Godfather II - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 2 out of 5

    The Godfather II - Xbox 360 review

    By 9 April 2009

    EA’s previous attempt at bringing The Godfather films to consoles culminated in a solid if unspectacular effort. A number of decent ideas clashed with poor and downright broken elements which ultimately left us with a title that was a long way from...

  • Need for Speed Shift - First Look review
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    Need for Speed Shift - First Look review

    By 2 April 2009

    Need for Speed Shift will be the latest Need for Speed title from EA when it eventually launches in September in the UK. Pocket-lint snuck in to see the developers, Slightly Mad Studios, months ahead of the official launch to get a First Look at the game....

  • EA Active Personal Trainer announced for May
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    EA Active Personal Trainer announced for May

    By 31 March 2009

    EA has announced its Active Personal Trainer game is coming to the Nintendo Wii in May 2009 and will be the first in a new line of fitness products. EA Active Personal Trainer is angled as perfect for the whole family, and a cost-effective (£45) way...

  • Grand Slam Tennis - Wii - First Look review
    Gaming 0 out of 5

    Grand Slam Tennis - Wii - First Look review

    By 24 March 2009

    EA Sports today pulled the covers off Grand Slam Tennis and Pocket-lint was on hand to get an early session on the court. Grand Slam Tennis, along with Tiger Wood's PGA Tour 10, will be among the first games to feature the eagerly-anticipated MotionPlus....

  • Rock Band Track Pack: Classic Rock announced
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    Rock Band Track Pack: Classic Rock announced

    By 24 March 2009

    Harmonix has announced the Rock Band Track Pack: Classic Rock, a bundle of 20 more tracks to help you expand your Rock Band music library. Developed in the US for the Xbox 360, PS3, PS2 and Wii, the Track Pack will be compatible with both Rock Band and...

  • Need for Speed Shift detailed and dated
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    Need for Speed Shift detailed and dated

    By 23 March 2009

    EA has announced Need for Speed Shift, the latest instalment in the racing game series, will hit shelves in September. Need for Speed Shift will feature some of the world's most iconic tracks, including Brands Hatch, and the largest number of high-performance...

  • Win a copy of Football Academy for the DS
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    Win a copy of Football Academy for the DS

    By 20 March 2009

    To mark the release of Football Academy on the DS, Pocket-lint has teamed up with EA Sports to give you, the lucky reader, a chance of winning the game. There are five copies to give away and the competition will run for 2 weeks. EA Sports Football Academy...

  • EA releases Fifa 09 Ultimate Team DLC
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    EA releases Fifa 09 Ultimate Team DLC

    By 20 March 2009

    EA has announced Fifa 09 Ultimate Team, a new downloadable game mode for Fifa 09. Available for both PS3 and Xbox 360, Fifa 09 Ultimate Team will challenge gamers to develop a dream team made up of the most talented players in the world, and compete online...

  • Hasbro Family Game Night launches on Xbox Live
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    Hasbro Family Game Night launches on Xbox Live

    By 19 March 2009

    EA has launched the Hasbro Family Game Night destination on Xbox Live Arcade, which will allow players to access digital versions of some of the most-loved family board games. Fans will be able to play games such as Scrabble (available in the US and Canada...

  • PNY launches 2009 "EA by PNY" microSD card
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    PNY launches 2009 "EA by PNY" microSD card

    By 16 March 2009

    PNY has launched the latest version of its gaming microSD card, boasting to offer the "best" of the EA mobile catalogue. The card will allow users to choose and download one free EA game using their WAP connection and the code printed inside the PNY packaging....

  • EA details Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10
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    EA details Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10

    By 12 March 2009

    EA has announced Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10, offering the U.S. Open, a USGA championship, and the USGA's Rules of Golf for the first time in the franchise's history. Whether you're a golfing pro or just swinging and hoping, EA promises an "authentic golf...

  • BAFTA crowns Super Mario Galaxy Best Game
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    BAFTA crowns Super Mario Galaxy Best Game

    By 10 March 2009

    Super Mario Galaxy has beaten tough competition to become the shock winner of the BAFTA video game awards' Best Game award at a star-studded awards dinner in London. The 3D platform title for the Nintendo Wii beat Call of Duty 4, GTA IV, Fable 2 and Rock...

  • Wii MotionPlus coming in June?
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    Wii MotionPlus coming in June?

    By 5 March 2009

    It seems that we could be seeing the long awaited Wii MotionPlus peripheral in June, if not before. The peripheral will add more precision to the Wii Remote, and allow it to detect rotational movements as well as side to side and front to back. EA's Grand...

  • NERF N-strike - Nintendo Wii review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    NERF N-strike - Nintendo Wii review

    By 5 March 2009

    So you're a fan of NERF, well probably not you personally, but your kids are, and you've got a Nintendo Wii. Great, say EA who are hoping that you'll want NERF N-strike. But do you really? We get shooting to fine out. For those of you who've just read...

  • EA Sports announces its first two Wii games with MotionPlus compatibility
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    EA Sports announces its first two Wii games with MotionPlus compatibility

    By 26 February 2009

    Electronic Arts has announced that Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 and EA Sports Grand Slam Tennis, will be the first two titles from the EA Sports label to utilise Wii MotionPlus functionality. MotionPlus was announced in July last year, and will reflect motions...