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Battlefield 1943 - Xbox 360
4.5 stars

Battlefield 1943 - Xbox 360

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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

FIFA 10 dated

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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

EA confirms Command and Conquer 4

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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... >>

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 - Xbox 360
4.0 stars

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 - Xbox 360

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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
4.0 stars

Fight Night Round 4 - Xbox 360

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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
3.5 stars

Grand Slam Tennis - Nintendo Wii

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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
4.0 stars

The Sims 3 - PC/Mac

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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

Crysis 2 announced for consoles

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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... >>

Microsoft looks to exclusives to lure gamers to Xbox 360

Microsoft looks to exclusives to lure gamers to Xbox 360

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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... >>

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

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

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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

Latest Harry Potter game dated

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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

Spore Hero details revealed for Wii and DS

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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... >>

EA Sports hints at demise of physical PC game disc

EA Sports hints at demise of physical PC game disc

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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

EA Sports Active - Nintendo Wii - First Look

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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

EA Sports Active to get more add-ons

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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

The Beatles: Rock Band special bundle revealed

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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

Wii MotionPlus add-on to launch 12 June

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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... >>

The Godfather II - Xbox 360
2.0 stars

The Godfather II - Xbox 360

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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

Need for Speed Shift - First Look

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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

EA Active Personal Trainer announced for May

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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

Grand Slam Tennis - Wii - First Look

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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

Rock Band Track Pack: Classic Rock announced

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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

Need for Speed Shift detailed and dated

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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... >>

EA releases Fifa 09 Ultimate Team DLC

EA releases Fifa 09 Ultimate Team DLC

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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

Hasbro Family Game Night launches on Xbox Live

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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... >>

EA details Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10

EA details Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10

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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

BAFTA crowns Super Mario Galaxy Best Game

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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?

Wii MotionPlus coming in June?

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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
3.5 stars

NERF N-strike - Nintendo Wii

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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

EA Sports announces its first two Wii games with MotionPlus compatibility

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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... >>

EA to launch line of sports equipment

EA to launch line of sports equipment

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EA Sports has announced it will be teaming up with Toy Island to launch a line of branded sports equipment. Apparently designed to "bring the excitement of videogame simulation outside onto the fields of play", the products will feature infrared, motion... >>

EA date Godfather II game for Europe

EA date Godfather II game for Europe

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EA and Paramount Digital Entertainment have confirmed that the Godfather II video game will be on the shelves in Europe on 10 April. The game sees players taking the role of a Don in the Corleone family, and allowing players to "carve out their own story... >>

Skate 2 - PS3
4.5 stars

Skate 2 - PS3

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After years of genre domination, the Tony Hawks series of skateboarding titles was finally overtaken by EA’s Skate. Featuring a finger bending new control method utilising flicks of your analogue sticks, it proved that you didn’t have to be performing... >>

DICE confirms Bad Company 2 in development

DICE confirms Bad Company 2 in development

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DICE has confirmed the news from John Riccitiello yesterday that Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is in development. The sequel to last year’s blockbuster title is set to be released in the winter, and will again see the Bad Company crew battling it out in... >>

EA confirms Mass Effect 2 for 2010 release

EA confirms Mass Effect 2 for 2010 release

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Electronic Arts has today confirmed a 2010 release date for Mass Effect 2. The game will apparently see a "multiple platform" release, but as yet which one they'll be hasn't been confirmed. We'd say you can safely put your money on PC and Xbox 360 though,... >>

EA to close 15 studios after $641 million loss

EA to close 15 studios after $641 million loss

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Electronic Arts has reported a $641 million loss in its latest quarterly results, a huge jump from the $33 million loss recorded for the same period last year. As a result, the company has announced it will close 12 of its facilities, and increase redundancy... >>

Three new Spore titles unveiled

Three new Spore titles unveiled

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Earlier in the month we got news of a new Spore expansion pack in the works called Spore Galactic Adventures, and EA has now confirmed a further three new additions to the Spore franchise that are under development. Alongside the announcement that 65... >>

EA takes Skate 2 to the streets of London

EA takes Skate 2 to the streets of London

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To celebrate the launch of Skate 2, Electronic Arts sent four British skateboarders out into London in a race against time that pitted the skateboard against foot, car and train. The race spanned the transport trails from Waterloo to St Paul’s and then... >>

PS3 Red Alert 3 dated for March

PS3 Red Alert 3 dated for March

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EA has announced that its Command & Conquer Red Alert 3: Ultimate Edition will be released for PlayStation 3 in March, bringing the popular Command & Conquer franchise to Sony's console for the first time. The Ultimate Edition will include everything... >>

Lord of the Rings Conquest - Xbox 360
2.5 stars

Lord of the Rings Conquest - Xbox 360

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As far as brand names go, The Lord of the Rings is one of the biggest and most iconic. Quite why the gaming world has had to suffer without a decent LotR title to gorge itself on is odd considering the wide variety of genre’s and gameplay styles that... >>

Burnout Paradise: Ultimate Box dated

Burnout Paradise: Ultimate Box dated

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Criterion Games has announced it will be releasing Burnout Paradise: The Ultimate Box in February, and will see the debut of the game on PC. A special edition release, the Ultimate Box includes the award-winning Burnout Paradise game, the previously-released... >>

Mirror's Edge DLC dated

Mirror's Edge DLC dated

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EA has announced that the premium downloadable content for Mirror's Edge is set for release on 29 January for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. The DLC was announced before Christmas, and consists of seven new Time Trial maps offering up nine new races. We posted... >>