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EA runs to support Microsoft Kinect with EA Sports Active 2

EA runs to support Microsoft Kinect with EA Sports Active 2

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EA has announced like Ubisoft that it will be supporting Microsoft's new motion tracking accessory the Kinect when it releases EA Sports Active 2 in November.Although the game will be available for the Nintendo Wii and PlayStation (using the Eye video... >>

E3: Gamers hit start of show coverage

E3: Gamers hit start of show coverage

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We've landed, have got our press pass and ready to cover the biggest gaming show on the planet.Over the next 5 days Pocket-lint will be reporting live from Los Angeles at the Electronics Entertainment Expo (or E3 to you and me), bringing you the low... >>

FIFA 11 brings personality to the franchise

FIFA 11 brings personality to the franchise

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We have been extremely impressed with the last two FIFA games, FIFA 10 and FIFA World Cup 2010, which have overtaken the Pro Evolution Soccer games in our affections for both style and substance. And it doesn't seem that Electronic Arts is going to let... >>

Best iPad games for gamers

Best iPad games for gamers

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So you've got an iPad, and now you want to play some games on it because your PSP and Nintendo DSi are so, well yesterday. Don't panic, we are talking gamer's games here, none of those casual iPad games like Scrabble or Air Hockey that your mum and dad... >>

EA brings FIFA to Facebook

EA brings FIFA to Facebook

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EA Sports stories are like buses. You wait ages for one and then two come in quick succession. Hot on the heels of the news that EA plans to charge secondary owners of its sports titles to access online content, the game-giant has also announced that... >>

EA to charge for online content on pre-owned sports titles

EA to charge for online content on pre-owned sports titles

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EA is planning to charge gamers for accessing online content on its sports titles. Starting with next month's release of Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11, an online passcode will be provided with the game when bought new. Once this code has been used, subsequent... >>

FIFA World Cup 2010 - PS3
4.0 stars

FIFA World Cup 2010 - PS3

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World Cup tie-ins - a mug's game? From the wretched World Cup Carnival in 1986 through to EA's last World Cup effort 20 years later, it's hard to think of one that has really been worth buying. In a world where even FIFA's annual releases come with a... >>

Sims 3 coming to consoles

Sims 3 coming to consoles

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EA has confirmed that it's planning to bring the Sims 3 franchise to consoles. The Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Sony PS3 and Nintendo DS will all be getting versions of the title, which will differ from platform to platform."We're bringing players the best... >>

Modern Warfare developers sign up with EA

Modern Warfare developers sign up with EA

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Following the massive spat between Call of Duty: Modern Warfare creators Infinity Ward and the game's publisher Activision, the two former heads of Infinity Ward - Jason West and Vince Zampella - have created a new studio backed by Activision's arch-rival... >>

EA Need for Speed MMO driving your way

EA Need for Speed MMO driving your way

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EA has begun testing, within closed beta, a Massive Multiplayer Online (MMO) version of its racing game series, Need for Speed.Called Need for Speed World, the new game, due out on the PC in the summer, hopes to emulate popular online games like World... >>

Rock Band 3 confirmed, due Christmas 2010

Rock Band 3 confirmed, due Christmas 2010

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Harmonix looks set to keep on expanding its Rock Band franchise, officially announcing Rock Band 3, which will be coming out in time for Christmas 2010. It'll be created by Harmonix, published by MTV Games and distributed by Electronic Arts.The company... >>

EA Sports Active 2.0 gets you working out whilst playing games

EA Sports Active 2.0 gets you working out whilst playing games

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EA is taking exercising in front of your games console to the next level with the announcement of a new version of EA Sports Active dubbed, wait for it, EA Sports Active 2.0.Rather than just being an update of the previous version that first came out... >>

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 - Xbox 360
4.5 stars

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 - Xbox 360

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The original Battlefield: Bad Company was one of the great near misses of the current console generation. The team at DICE did its level best to mix the wide open maps, freeform gameplay and vehicular mayhem of multiplayer Battlefield with the more structured,... >>

Sims 3 coming to consoles in Q3

Sims 3 coming to consoles in Q3

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Looks like EA Games is bringing its record-breaking game - The Sims 3 - to consoles. In EA's financial reports, which have just been issued, a placeholder called "The Sims 3 on Console Title" is present - scheduled for a Q3 release (i.e. in time for Christmas).We... >>

Dante's Inferno -  Xbox 360
3.0 stars

Dante's Inferno - Xbox 360

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Ah, Dante's Inferno: the game where EA surprises us all with a sensitive, literate take on the first part of Dante Alighieri's 14th Century Masterpiece, The Divine Comedy, taking us on the poet's imaginary journey through the nine circles of Hell, led... >>

Mass Effect 2 - Xbox 360
4.5 stars

Mass Effect 2 - Xbox 360

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Mass Effect was a triumph on so many levels that it's almost churlish to point at the few areas where it fell short. Bioware took a major risk in trying to fuse its classic RPG style with a more action-oriented experience, yet for the most part the gamble... >>

Army of Two: The 40th Day - PS3
3.0 stars

Army of Two: The 40th Day - PS3

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It's easy to understand why some original game properties merit a sequel. In some cases, the first game is so brilliant that everyone is left wanting more, hence Modern Warfare 2, Bioshock 2 and Mass Effect 2. In others, it's a chance to turn a half-decent... >>

Left 4 Dead 2 - Xbox 360
3.5 stars

Left 4 Dead 2 - Xbox 360

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The zombies are back, and you are tasked once again with eradicating the undead from the face of the earth as you try to escape to safety. But is Left 4 Dead 2 just more of the same, or has it changed for the second outing? We grabbed a shotgun to find... >>

Sony PS3 motion controller dubbed "Gem"

Sony PS3 motion controller dubbed "Gem"

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While launch details are still a big secret for Sony's motion controller for the PlayStation 3 console, one thing has been revealed - the codename for the device. EA's CEO John Riccitiello has let slip that Sony has been referring to the motion-sensing... >>