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EA’s Origin Access provides $4.99 subscription for PC games

EA’s Origin Access provides $4.99 subscription for PC games

Back in 2014, EA offered up a novel solution for gamers that want to play new games, but don't want shell out the cash for every one of them. The solution was EA Access, and was a subscription service that allowed you access to every game in The Vault for one low monthly fee. The only real downside to the service is that it has only been available to Xbox One owners.

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Star Wars 1313 may have EA hiring again

Star Wars 1313 may have EA hiring again

Battlefront has been out for a little while now, and while it's got the shooter aspects of Star Wars, it lacks any real substance. For me, Star Wars is far less about blasters and lightsabers, and more about the story. Thankfully, it would seem that there is a Star Wars RPG in the works, to satisfy people like me.

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Star Wars Battlefront beta extended to October 13

Star Wars Battlefront beta extended to October 13

Good news for Star Wars fans who didn't have the chance to play the Star Wars: Battlefront beta — or those who simply didn't get enough play time — over the weekend, as EA has decided to extend the testing period to Tuesday, October 13th. It seems all platforms the beta is available on, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, have been experiencing some server problems over the weekend, so EA and Battlefront developer DICE are looking to conduct some additional infrastructure tests before the game's debut on November 17th.

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Star Wars: Battlefront Beta opens today at 10AM PST

Star Wars: Battlefront Beta opens today at 10AM PST

Thursday the 8th of October, 2015, the Star Wars Battlefront BETA began opening its doors to the public. This open invitation will be brought to users on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, including several modes of play and environments. This BETA test will be sent out for two reasons. The first is to test the servers - any game that's based primarily in an online environment such as this needs time to make certain it'll be able to be handled at scale. The second reason this BETA exists is that the game itself must be tested for flaws by a large number of users - tiny flaws like bonus icons disappearing when you throw a thermal detonator - that's what they'll looking for.

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Disney, EA removes a ton of mobile games from iOS, Android

Disney, EA removes a ton of mobile games from iOS, Android

With Apple's recent gaming push on the new Apple TV, you would think that gaming is the next hottest thing in mobile. And indeed, analysts have pointed out how lucrative that market has become. Sadly, that has also made it all the more crowded and oversaturated, edging out some titles, including big but older ones. That is probably what led Disney and EA, two of the largest game publishers on iOS and Android, to officially pull the plug on dozens of their games, regardless of how popular they may have been.

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Need for Speed PC delayed to 2016 to add unlocked framerates

Need for Speed PC delayed to 2016 to add unlocked framerates

2016 is the new 2015. At least for the upcoming new Need for Speed game's PC version. EA Games and developer Ghost have taken to the game's website to announce a sort of good news, bad news kind of deal. The PC version of the hit PC game won't be coming until Spring 2016, while the PS4 and Xbox One versions are still on track for November. The unfortunate delay, however, is necessary to implement what is apparently a most requested feature: unlocked frame rates for the PC version.

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Star Wars Battlefront gameplay trailer shows Hoth multiplayer

Star Wars Battlefront gameplay trailer shows Hoth multiplayer

It's time to get busy from a first-person perspective with Star Wars Battlefront. This is a game that'll be released on multiple platforms in late 2015 - near the release of the movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens. This game will have you taking part in several classic battles from the Star Wars films as well as some never-before-seen battles - and of course you'll make it all your own with gameplay that's entirely up to you. This game will include 40-player multiplayer battles, one of which you're about to see today.

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New Need for Speed game will require constant online connection

New Need for Speed game will require constant online connection

Now that it has been revealed that a new entry in the Need for Speed game series is coming this year and will act as a "reboot" of the franchise, players have been wondering what they can expect this time around. Publisher EA has recently taken to answering some questions on Twitter, and yesterday stated in one reply that the game will require and internet connection at all time to be played. This sort of thing may sound familiar, as it was a controversial part of Microsoft's initial announcement of the Xbox One console.

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EA’s Star Wars Battlefront falls victim to 4chan trolls

EA’s Star Wars Battlefront falls victim to 4chan trolls

Star Wars. It's a popular franchise, incase you didn't know, adored by millions of fans around the world. Among those fans are a large number of people who also love video games, and the Star Wars Battlefront game series has a special place in their heart. That's why the new, upcoming Star Wars Battlefront from publisher EA has stirred up controversy among some loyal fans, who argue the new game is sorely lacking features the last entry, released in 2005, had. That why the infamous trolls at imageboard site 4chan have taken to domain squatting to show EA what's what.

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Star Wars Battlefront reveal trailer released

Star Wars Battlefront reveal trailer released

From inside the game engine that'll be presenting this DICE game comes Star Wars Battlefront. What you're about to see shows the Battle of Endor - Ewoks missing - showing what we'll be doing inside the game once it's released this November. Watch out for AT-ATs this time around. Regardless of actual canon. Call in the Y-Wing bombers for support! This trailer does not include any gameplay - instead it just suggests what'll be possible.

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Star Wars Battlefront release and details

Star Wars Battlefront release and details

This week the folks at EA Games and DICE are revealing their next big title: Star Wars Battlefront. This game will be released to multiple platforms, like Windows PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, and it'll be strongly rooted in the classic Star Wars universe. This game aims to bring the most advanced graphics and in-canon gameplay to the public with as much emphasis on original trilogy legitimacy as possible. In short - it's gonna be awesome. And it's gonna be coming to game consoles and gaming PCs right around the same time as the next Star Wars movie, to boot.

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Star Wars Battlefront trailer teaser leaked early

Star Wars Battlefront trailer teaser leaked early

The following is a brief piece of video showing the next Star Wars Battlefront game that'll be revealed in full tomorrow morning. The footage you're about to see was shown in miniature by Lucasfilm at the end of their standard Star Wars teaser trailer 2, also released just this morning. This footage is new - and obviously, since it was so small to begin with, the quality here isn't extremely high. Just remember that going in to this viewing, with an understanding that these pixels are far, far too large for their own good.

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