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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... >>

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... >>

EA ditches Online Pass for future games: In-app purchases save used game market

EA ditches Online Pass for future games: In-app purchases save used game market

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A lot of negativity has surrounded in-app purchases of late, with many criticising the act of charging extra for additional content in mobile and console games. However, it could well have saved an area of the games market that was slowly disappearing:... >>

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

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

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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.... >>

FIFA 23 on its way, as EA extends licensing deal

FIFA 23 on its way, as EA extends licensing deal

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Electronic Arts has extended its licence with FIFA to run until 31 December 2022, which effectively means we'll see a FIFA 23, although on what formats we can only guess: PlayStation 5? Xbox 1440? The company has been publishing FIFA-branded football... >>