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Battlefield 4 Open Beta Is Now Available For Preloading

Battlefield 4 Open Beta Is Now Available For Preloading

By Chris Richardson September 30, 2013 | 2 Comments

The holiday shopping season is a time to shine for the video game industry, especially 2013. Because of the overwhelming hubbub generated by such things as releases as GTA V and the impending launch of the Xbox One and the …

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 …

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 …

Uplay Becomes a Digital Distribution Platform Uplay Becomes a Digital Distribution Platform

Gamescom 2012 has already featured some big announcements, some revealing more than at this year’s E3. Perhaps the biggest announcement of the show, though, has not been directly about a video game. Today Ubisoft announced that its Uplay digital rights …

Mass Effect 3 Leviathan DLC Release Date Announced Mass Effect 3 Leviathan DLC Release Date Announced
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This week Bioware announced an official release date for its first single-player downloadable content (DLC) for Mass Effect 3 (as long as you don’t count day-1 DLC or the Extended Cut fiasco). Mass Effect 3 Leviathan will be released on …

EA President Says EA Gaming is Going 100% Digital EA President Says EA Gaming is Going 100% Digital
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Gamers have known for years now that the transition to all-digital gaming is coming. For PC gaming, that transition has already largely taken place, with services such as Valve’s Steam, OnLive, and EA’s Origin. However seeing the future coming and …

EA Exec Offers to Help Minecraft Commercial Success EA Exec Offers to Help Minecraft Commercial Success

In an interview with Gamasutra, Rich Hilleman, Chief Creative Director of Electronic Arts, says Notch and Mojang need help managing Minecraft and wants to put the game on Origin, EA’s platform for purchasing and downloading games. Hilleman acknowledges that Notch …

EA's Origin Is Now Offering SEGA Games EA's Origin Is Now Offering SEGA Games

Electronic Arts (EA) Inc. announced yesterday that it has added SEGA to its list of publishing partners offering their games on Origin, EA’s direct-to-consumer online store. And now Total War Shogun 2: Fall of the Samurai is available for pre-order …

EA Sucks at DRM Enforcement EA Sucks at DRM Enforcement
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Digital distribution is the wave of the future (present?) when it comes to content delivery, and I’m not sure an industry has embraced this method of content delivery as much as the video game industry has. Well, not counting the …