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SimCity system requirements revealed

By Steve Watts, Mar 07, 2012 2:45pm PST

A SimCity product page on Origin has spilled details on the multiplayer, Limited and Deluxe Editions, and the game's expected system requirements.


"if you are going to sell a pre-order, you better have a list of expected specs so people can ..."

- megreedy see all 14 comments

Mass Effect 3 experiencing face importing glitch

By Steve Watts, Mar 06, 2012 10:00am PST

Some Mass Effect 3 players are having trouble importing their custom Shepard faces into Mass Effect 3. EA is aware of the problem and, for now, suggests remaking your face if you run into the issue.


"My ME2 Shepard looked a little wonky anyway, so I was glad to have the chance to give him a ..."

- Sivart13 see all 14 comments

Forza 4 getting Porsche expansion

By Steve Watts, Mar 05, 2012 3:15pm PST

Forza 4 will add a Porsche expansion this May, after finally reaching an agreement with EA on the car licensing.


"Sometimes you just want the RR craziness that you can only get from a proper 911."

- sigpro see all 12 comments

Rumor: 'Army of Four' in development

By Steve Watts, Mar 05, 2012 8:45am PST

A voice actor has claimed he's working on "AO4" for Electronic Arts, feeding rumors that Army of Four is in development.


"Cool, I have a weak spot for the series, bring it to the PC this time as well."

- valcan_s see all 2 comments

Mass Effect 3 trailer prepares for launch

By Steve Watts, Mar 02, 2012 11:00am PST

BioWare has released the Mass Effect 3 launch trailer in preparation for the game's release next week.


"Sadly they are marketing the DLC as 35 minutes of additional gameplay for 9.99 which really ..."

- clue see all 34 comments

Madden NFL 13 cover athlete nominee naming begins

By Steve Watts, Mar 01, 2012 12:30pm PST

EA has started naming nominees for the cover of Madden NFL 13. The voting will begin on March 7.


"It's telling that the two options from the Raiders are their kicker and their punter..."

- tw3kr see all 5 comments

SimCity 5 rumored for 2013

By Steve Watts, Feb 29, 2012 10:40am PST

Maxis is reportedly working on SimCity 5, set for release next year. A leak provides some early details on what makes this SimCity different from the rest.


"That's exactly how I feel. I'm really uninterested in the Origin platform, and hate how EA ties ..."

- Peanut Fox see all 27 comments

FIFA Street demo available today

By Steve Watts, Feb 28, 2012 11:45am PST

A demo for FIFA Street has hit Xbox 360, and will be coming to the PlayStation 3 later today. It features a World Tour story mode, which will let you take progress into the full game, and an unlockable Freestyle Challenge tournament.


"Now, is this one also going to offer the hacking and XBox point stealing mini-games?"

- AxeMan808 see all 2 comments

Some Syndicate players report freezing, EA responds

By Steve Watts, Feb 24, 2012 1:15pm PST

Syndicate is receiving reports of intermittent freezes during online co-op play, and EA has told Shacknews that it may be due to a conflict between Party Chat and in-game chat.


"Well WHO CARES ABOUT XBOX360. The game FOV is SO SO BAD like 50 or 40 no idea that it is ..."

- GocheV see all 8 comments

Simpsons free-to-play iOS game coming soon

By Steve Watts, Feb 22, 2012 4:15pm PST

The Simpsons: Tapped Out is coming to iOS and Android devices, a free-to-play game that has players rebuilding Springfield after Homer destroys it.


"I mean TW13, The Masters. You think they would have learned not to LIE and rip off PC gamers ..."

- FesterBlatz see all 15 comments

Battlefield 3: Aftershock pulled from App Store

By Steve Watts, Feb 22, 2012 10:30am PST

EA has pulled the free iOS game Battlefield 3: Aftershock, following poor user reviews and complaints of glitches.


"i downloaded this, but all I really wanted was battlelog. I tried to play it but it took so long ..."

- Slowtreme see all 7 comments

SSX demo coming next week

By Steve Watts, Feb 17, 2012 9:30am PST

A demo for SSX will hit next week, ahead of its February 28 release date.


"Well my life is over. If it's even half as good as the first I'll be set until Bioshock Infinite ..."

- PrimeFiveByFive see all 3 comments

Mass Effect 3 stats guide released by BioWare

By Steve Watts, Feb 16, 2012 3:15pm PST

Mass Effect 3 uses some complicated math equations to calculate its stats, and senior designer Manveer Heir has taken the veil off to let min-maxers math their way to victory.


"He points out that the hardcore players probably have thousands of questions on specific powers, ..."

- mobab see all 3 comments

Shank 2 review

By Steve Watts, Feb 16, 2012 1:00pm PST

Shank 2 continues the character's bloody rampage, but is this one worth getting your hands dirty?


"Loved the first title and I am loving this sequel. They definitely stepped up the challenge ..."

- HaVoK308 see all 4 comments

Battlefield 3: Aftershock hits iOS devices

By Steve Watts, Feb 08, 2012 9:00am PST

Battlefield 3: Aftershock has launched for free on iOS devices, sponsored by in-game ads for the upcoming film Act of Valor.


"I'm going to assume good guns just like in Battlefield Heroes and Play4Free."

- Mr. Monday see all 7 comments