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Origin For Mac Officially Released Origin For Mac Officially Released

Love it or hate it, if you want to play Dead Space 3, Crysis 3, or SimCity on a PC or Mac, you are going to have to download EA’s Origin platform. It’s been only one month since EA released …

Metacritic Scores 2012′s Best Game Publishers Metacritic Scores 2012′s Best Game Publishers

Metacritic, the popular video game review aggregator, has released its third yearly breakdown of the best gaming publishers. The rankings come as an aggregate of the critic Metacritic scores of each publisher’s titles released in 2012. Sales and user reviews …

Dead Space 3 DLC Announced, Background Mini Series Begins Dead Space 3 DLC Announced, Background Mini Series Begins

Dead Space 3 was released in the U.S. today, and already extra content for the title is being announced. EA and Visceral Games today announced the “Awakened” DLC add-on will be available sometime in March. The announcement states that the …

SimCity Will Have an In-Game Store SimCity Will Have an In-Game Store
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It’s been known for a while not that the upcoming SimCity will have always-on DRM, though it won’t force players to always play in multiplayer mode. That’s not ideal, and it will likely only end up frustrating users, the way …

Madden NFL 25 Release Date: August 27 Madden NFL 25 Release Date: August 27

Yesterday EA teased that something called Madden 25 would be coming later this year on August 27. Today the publisher confirmed that it will, in fact, be the next yearly game in the Madden franchise, titled Madden NFL 25. “There’s …

EA Announces “Madden 25″ is Coming August 27 EA Announces “Madden 25″ is Coming August 27

Now that EA has revealed to investors that its third quarter revenue was down compared to one year ago, the publisher has been taking the opportunity to reveal bits of news that might not have gone over well before the …

Fuse Delayed to Spring or Early Summer Fuse Delayed to Spring or Early Summer

EA‘s third quarter earnings revealed lower revenue, but a lower net loss than the previous year. Aside from blaming its revenue woes on its cynical Call of Duty: Warfighter project, EA also had a few other announcements it could reveal …

Medal of Honor Franchise Shelved by EA Medal of Honor Franchise Shelved by EA

EA‘s third quarter financial results were a disappointment for the game publisher. The company announced a net loss of $45 million on a reduced revenue of $921 million. During the EA earnings call, Medal of Honor: Warfighter was consistently blamed …

Crysis 3 Multiplayer Beta Starts Today Crysis 3 Multiplayer Beta Starts Today
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As promised last week, EA and Crytek today released the multiplayer beta for Crysis 3. The beta is available for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. The beta includes two different team-based multiplayer modes – Hunter and Crash-Site. Hunter …

New SimCity Trailer Shows Off European Landmarks New SimCity Trailer Shows Off European Landmarks

EA and Maxis today released the latest trailer for SimCity, featuring the “European City Sets” that come with the Digital Deluxe Edition of the game. Famous landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, Big Ben, and Brandenburg Gate can be placed …

Origin For Mac Alpha Client Released Origin For Mac Alpha Client Released

EA today announced that the Origin client for Mac is coming along, and an alpha test of the software has begun. Gamers with a Mac can download the alpha today, though it will be available to only “a few thousand …

Crysis 3 Multiplayer Beta Starts January 29 Crysis 3 Multiplayer Beta Starts January 29

EA and Crytek today announced that a multiplayer beta for the upcoming Crysis 3 will start on January 29 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. The test will include two team-based modes (Hunter mode and Crash-Site mode) and two …

Mass Effect N7 Armor Will be in Dead Space 3 Mass Effect N7 Armor Will be in Dead Space 3
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EA today announced an odd crossover feature that will be in Dead Space 3. Gamers who have played Mass Effect 3 will be able to outfit Isaac Clarke and John Carver in armor inspired by N7 designs in the Mass …

SimCity Coming to Classrooms With SimCityEDU SimCity Coming to Classrooms With SimCityEDU
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Though everyone who has played a SimCity game knows there is more to city planning than building roads, EA believes its upcoming SimCity game will be in-depth enough to teach students about civics. EA today announced that SimCityEDU is being …

SimCity Beta Starts January 25, Registration is Live SimCity Beta Starts January 25, Registration is Live

Maxis, the developer of The Sims and SimCity today announced that a beta for the upcoming SimCity will take place starting January 25. The beta will run during that weekend, closing on January 28. The beta will give fans of …

Get Your Dead Space 3 Collector’s Edition Straight From The Developers Get Your Dead Space 3 Collector’s Edition Straight From The Developers
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Dead Space 2 had a pretty awesome collector’s edition. I still play around with the light up plasma cutter from time to time, and the packaging is still one of the better boxsets I own. It was a little sad …

SimCity Intro Video Released, Space Rockets Spotted SimCity Intro Video Released, Space Rockets Spotted

Maxis today released the opening video for the upcoming SimCity. The video is the same one player will see upon booting up the game. The footage comes completely from in-game play and shows off several of the features EA and …

The Sims 3: University Life Trailer, Details Released The Sims 3: University Life Trailer, Details Released
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EA and Maxis have announced that three new The Sims 3 expansion packs will be released in 2013: The Sims 3 University Life, The Sims 3 Island Paradise, and another untitled expansion. There is no word on when Island Paradise …

BioWare Knows About Expired Mass Effect Codes, is Working to Fix Them BioWare Knows About Expired Mass Effect Codes, is Working to Fix Them

It seems that the marketing tie-ins for the Mass Effect franchise got a bit tangled over the holiday season. Bioware has released a statement to let customers who bought Mass Effect: Paragon Lost know that the company is aware of …

Dead Space 3 Ad Pushes Kinect Features Dead Space 3 Ad Pushes Kinect Features

More than a few Dead Space fans are uneasy about the inclusion of co-op gameplay in Dead Space 3. Though Visceral Games seems to have come up with an interesting conceit for the feature (one of the characters will hallucinate …

Dead Space Recap Video Summarizes the Series’ Considerable Backstory Dead Space Recap Video Summarizes the Series’ Considerable Backstory

The Dead Space games, like some other survival horror titles (not to mention science fiction franchises), has a rather convoluted backstory. In fact, without paying close attention and grabbing various log entries within Dead Space and Dead Space 2, even …