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Titanfall Xbox 360 out today in US, 11 April UK: Here's a look at gameplay and Xbox One comparison

Titanfall Xbox 360 out today in US, 11 April UK: Here's a look at gameplay and Xbox One comparison

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Titanfall for the Xbox 360 has been released in the US with a UK launch to follow on Friday 11, April. Although it was originally delayed, the final version has hit the rejigged street date without any further hitches and reports are starting to come... >>

Titanfall matchmaking finally addressed, improved system immediately available to try out

Titanfall matchmaking finally addressed, improved system immediately available to try out

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There's no doubt about it, Titanfall is a superb game. However, we have had one issue with it since it sold in bucketloads and more and more players became available on the servers; the game's matchmaking talents left a lot to be desired.That's something... >>

Dead Space completely free on Origin for a limited time because 'we're gamers too'

Dead Space completely free on Origin for a limited time because 'we're gamers too'

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Electronic Arts is offering Dead Space for PC complete free for a limited time as part of its "On the House" promotion.And it will be changing which PC games it will give away on a regular basis, in similar fashion to Xbox Live's Games with Gold scheme... >>

Titanfall patch delivered to make matches more fair

Titanfall patch delivered to make matches more fair

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Respawn Entertainment has delivered a server-based patch for Titanfall that is designed to fix several bugs, but also to address some of the balance issues in battles that should make for closer match-ups.Unfortunately, this doesn't include promised... >>

EA reportedly secures rights to Titanfall 2, planning PS4 release

EA reportedly secures rights to Titanfall 2, planning PS4 release

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Game publishing powerhouse Electronic Arts has secured the rights to publish the Titanfall sequel and wants to extend it past the Xbox One, according to GameSpot.The publication reports Electronic Arts will bring Titanfall 2 to Sony's PlayStation 4, ending... >>

Titanfall for Xbox 360 delayed, now coming to UK 11 April, US 8 April

Titanfall for Xbox 360 delayed, now coming to UK 11 April, US 8 April

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Titanfall has been a huge hit for Xbox One and Windows PCs since its release last week, but Xbox 360 owners will have to wait a bit longer than expected to get their hands on the multiplayer-only first-person shooter. It has been put back to 11 April... >>

SimCity now offers offline mode, which is just as well as the servers are down

SimCity now offers offline mode, which is just as well as the servers are down

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Electronic Arts has finally added a single-player mode to SimCity. The latest update provides one of the most requested features since the game's troubled launch in January last year.The new offline mode arrives as part of a major update to the game,... >>

Titanfall review
5.0 stars

Titanfall review

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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... >>

Titanfall Beta now open to all Xbox One gamers

Titanfall Beta now open to all Xbox One gamers

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The beta test for Titanfall has extended to all Xbox One gamers, after being opened up on a limited basis late-last week, Xbox frontman Larry "Major Nelson" Hyrb announced on Saturday.Xbox One gamers can access the beta on the "New Game Demos" section... >>

Titanfall Beta tips and tricks: Inside secrets of the most eagerly anticipated game of 2014

Titanfall Beta tips and tricks: Inside secrets of the most eagerly anticipated game of 2014

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The Titanfall Beta is now open to members of public and that means the lucky Xbox One and PC gamers to have received an access code already can now battle it out prior to the game's official release on 11 March in the US and 14 March in the UK.If you're... >>

Titanfall preview: First play of Beta - Attrition, Hardpoint and Last Titan Standing modes (video)

Titanfall preview: First play of Beta - Attrition, Hardpoint and Last Titan Standing modes (video)

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Behold the game of 2014. Titanfall has been lauded by eager praise ever since its non-playable debut during the E3 trade show last June. And with each public outing since, the admiration has grown ever larger by those who have been lucky enough to... >>

Titanfall Beta sign ups now open for Xbox One and PC gamers

Titanfall Beta sign ups now open for Xbox One and PC gamers

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The beta test period for Titanfall will soon start and Respawn Entertainment and Electronic Arts have opened registration for those who want to take part. Sadly, there's no beta trial for Xbox 360, even though the game will be released on that platform... >>

New FIFA game coming in time for this summer's footy extravagaza: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

New FIFA game coming in time for this summer's footy extravagaza: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

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Electronic Arts will release a new, standalone FIFA title this summer in time for the World Cup in Brazil. Full name 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, the game is a reworking of the current FIFA 14 game engine, but with a few tweaks and new gameplay improvements.There... >>

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

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

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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... >>

PS4 owners can play Titanfall after all, by buying the K'Nex Titanfall toys

PS4 owners can play Titanfall after all, by buying the K'Nex Titanfall toys

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Titanfall will be released in March for Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Windows 8.1 exclusively. Owners of PS4s or other games machines will also be able to play with the giant Titan mech suits themselves later in the year, as toy manufacturer K'Nex will be releasing... >>

Need For Speed: Rivals review
4.0 stars

Need For Speed: Rivals review

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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 Speed... >>

The Slo Mo Guys decimate a building and film it at 2,500fps in honour of Battlefield 4 release

The Slo Mo Guys decimate a building and film it at 2,500fps in honour of Battlefield 4 release

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In partnership with one of the biggest sensations on YouTube, The Slo Mo Guys, Electronic Arts celebrated the release of Battlefield 4 by getting Gav and Dan to create increasingly larger explosions and film them on their trademark Phantom Flex slow motion... >>

Battlefield 4 review
4.0 stars

Battlefield 4 review

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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... >>

EA Sports bids farewell to Tiger Woods, shares screenshot of next-gen PGA Tour

EA Sports bids farewell to Tiger Woods, shares screenshot of next-gen PGA Tour

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Alongside teasing a screenshot for its next-generation PGA Tour title, EA Sports announced it would no longer partner with professional golfer Tiger Woods on the PGA Tour series.Specifically, EA Sports said it made the decision mutually with Woods to... >>

The Sims 4 delayed until autumn 2014, EA offers Limited Edition for pre-orders

The Sims 4 delayed until autumn 2014, EA offers Limited Edition for pre-orders

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Electronic Arts has announced a rough release date for The Sims 4 and it's not until autumn 2014, not March 2014 as previously announced.Those who pre-order though will be treated to a bonus. Order the game through thesims.com and you will be upgraded... >>

EA working on Battlefield game with cross platform multiplayer for iPad, iPhone and Android

EA working on Battlefield game with cross platform multiplayer for iPad, iPhone and Android

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EA Mobile, the arm of Electronic Arts dedicated to tablet and smartphone games, is working on a new Battlefield game specifically for mobile. And there is a suggestion that the multiplayer mode will work across platforms.There will be a companion application... >>

FIFA 14 review
4.5 stars

FIFA 14 review

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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... >>

SimCity for Mac finally releases, suffers installation and launch issues

SimCity for Mac finally releases, suffers installation and launch issues

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Much like the launch of SimCity for PC, various issues are plaguing the just-released Mac version of SimCity.Polygon reported on Thursday that comments on the EA forums revealed some gamers were unable to install SimCity after downloading and others couldn't... >>

FIFA 14 Ultimate Team Legends: EA's Matt Bilbey explains why some players have been chosen over others

FIFA 14 Ultimate Team Legends: EA's Matt Bilbey explains why some players have been chosen over others

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When the new Legends addition to the Ultimate Team mode in FIFA 14 was announced at Gamescom 2013, it was introduced by Electronic Arts' general manager and vice-president of Football Matt Bilbey and former stars Ruud Gullit and Freddie Ljungberg. Each... >>

Command & Conquer preview: We go hands-on with the free-to-play reboot

Command & Conquer preview: We go hands-on with the free-to-play reboot

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Many of the more recent Command & Conquer games have failed to live up to our lofty expectations. There was a time when the franchise was so massive and so popular that not only was every new game received in the same way a Call of Duty might be these... >>

The Sims 4 preview: Hands-on with character creation, eyes-on with build features and gameplay

The Sims 4 preview: Hands-on with character creation, eyes-on with build features and gameplay

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The Sims games may not appeal to everyone, but there is no doubting their worldwide success. Now The Sims 4 is in development and Pocket-lint got the chance to be taken through some of the gameplay aspects, the all-new house building tools and even dabbled... >>

Titanfall Gamescom 2013 preview: We finally get a chance to go hands-on

Titanfall Gamescom 2013 preview: We finally get a chance to go hands-on

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At every video games exhibition or conference there is always a game that is like Breaking Bad, in that those who have seen it won't shut up about it. At Gamescom 2013 in Cologne, Germany, that game is Titanfall.While it was officially announced at E3... >>

EA brings full game refunds to Origin games store for EA titles only

EA brings full game refunds to Origin games store for EA titles only

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Electronic Arts has announced a new "Great Game Guarantee" that will now be included on EA games available on its Origin store. With the new policy, if a game download you bought on Origin doesn't live up to your expectations, you can return the game... >>

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

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

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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... >>

Plants vs Zombies 2 review

Plants vs Zombies 2 review

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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... >>

Ultima Forever - Quest for the Avatar iPad and iPhone preview

Ultima Forever - Quest for the Avatar iPad and iPhone preview

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Originally designed as a massive, sprawling PC game, Ultima Forever - Quest for the Avatar fits better with iPad and iPhone. Not only is the multiplayer game easy to dip in and out of when you're on the bus, but its controls suit a touchscreen so perfectly... >>

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

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

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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... >>

EA: The market has spoken, freemium is the future

EA: The market has spoken, freemium is the future

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Nick Earl, the senior vice-president and general manager of EA All Play, has revealed that the freemium payment model is not just what the games giant wants, its what mobile gamers want too.EA All Play is one of the largest players in the app games business,... >>

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

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

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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

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

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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... >>

Frostbite will never be Unreal Engine because EA won't let others use it, says exec

Frostbite will never be Unreal Engine because EA won't let others use it, says exec

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Need for Speed: Rivals, a next and current-generation driving game from Electronic Arts, is unique in that it uses a modified version of the much-acclaimed Frostbite 3 engine. The game development technology is best known for powering the Battlefield... >>

Titanfall gameplay preview

Titanfall gameplay preview

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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... >>

FIFA 14 Xbox One, PS4 preview

FIFA 14 Xbox One, PS4 preview

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A couple of weeks ago, thanks to a hands-on session at EA's UK office, Pocket-lint played a 65 per cent finished build of the Xbox 360 version of FIFA 14. And we loved it.There are plenty of new features which yet again raise the bar for the annual footy... >>

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

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

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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

Need for Speed Rivals preview

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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

EA announces Star Wars: Battlefront by Dice in teaser trailer

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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

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

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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... >>

FIFA 14 new gameplay trailer released, shows off Precision Movement, Pure Shot and more (video)

FIFA 14 new gameplay trailer released, shows off Precision Movement, Pure Shot and more (video)

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As well as giving Pocket-lint tonnes of time with the latest build of FIFA 14, EA has released a new gameplay feature that highlights some of the new features we believe are true game changers on this year's edition.We have waxed lyrical about Precision... >>

FIFA 14 preview

FIFA 14 preview

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You would think that as last year's FIFA 13 was such a massive leap forward for the perennially favourite franchise that there would be nowhere to go for FIFA 14. You'd be wrong as, thanks to a good couple of hours of playtime with the latest addition... >>

EA announces Need for Speed Rivals for Xbox One and PS4

EA announces Need for Speed Rivals for Xbox One and PS4

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Fresh from its commitment not to make any games for Nintendo's Wii U, EA has announced more titles for the PS4 and Xbox One. Need for Speed Rivals will be about winning races against, you guessed it, rivals.The theme sounds a bit like Most Wanted, which... >>

EA reveals Battlefield 4 for Xbox One, PS4

EA reveals Battlefield 4 for Xbox One, PS4

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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 game's... >>

FIFA 14 will be shown-off at next-gen Xbox reveal on Tuesday

FIFA 14 will be shown-off at next-gen Xbox reveal on Tuesday

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Microsoft is set to unveil the next-generation Xbox on Tuesday, and with it comes games. Now we know at least one of them will be the next-generation of Fifa - FIFA 14.The EA Sports account on Facebook posted a teaser for the FIFA 14 title, saying "see... >>

Electronic Arts says no Wii U games currently in development

Electronic Arts says no Wii U games currently in development

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Large game developer Electronic Arts says it is no longer working on games for Nintendo's Wii U, in yet another blow to the struggling console.Speaking to Kotaku, Electronic Arts spokesman Jeff Brown said: "We have no games in development for the Wii... >>