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New EA Origin interface is live after extended beta test

By John Keefer, Sep 16, 2016 9:19am PDT

The new design makes the service a lot easier to use ... and tolerate.


"Since the update all Ive been getting is "Origin has encountered a serious problem and must ..."

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Star Wars Battlefront Death Star DLC has a trailer coming today

By John Keefer, Sep 16, 2016 8:01am PDT

We know because they teased us with a 20-second clip.


Battlefield 1 Open Beta became 'the biggest beta in EA's history'

By Daniel Perez, Sep 15, 2016 8:31am PDT

EA has held a lot of betas, but Battlefield 1 has now become its biggest beta in the publisher's history.


"I played the beta and really didn't like it. While I would like to have been able to give the ..."

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Report: Battlefield 1 will have nine multiplayer maps

By John Keefer, Sep 08, 2016 9:35am PDT

Datamining from the alpha revealed the names.


"You do get bonus points for squad defense, if your leader has the flag marked. I'm not sure what ..."

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Mass Effect Andromeda 4K tech demo looks fantastic

By John Keefer, Sep 08, 2016 7:50am PDT

We saw it yesterday, but it is finally out in the wild. 


The Battlefield 1 open beta ends on September 8th

By Daniel Perez, Sep 06, 2016 8:02am PDT

You no longer need to ask yourself 'When does the Battlefield 1 beta end?' as we now know it will end in just a few days.


"I'm loving it too even the map. Can't wait to try some of the planes with a flight stick on PC ..."

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EA says BioWare will reveal its new IP 'in the not too distant future'

By David Craddock, Aug 31, 2016 1:56pm PDT

His remark was part of a larger conversation on the topic of developing new properties.


"Name one Bethesda game with a strong story. I've been playing since Arena. Their games have ..."

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Titanfall 2 trailer shows off six mechs in action

By John Keefer, Aug 31, 2016 9:51am PDT

More details coming soon for three of the Titans ...


"Seems like it will be a great game once again, still undecided if I get this or CoD this year. ..."

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Battlefield 1 Open Beta Impressions: Not Quite Leading the (Bayonet) Charge

By Brittany Vincent, Aug 30, 2016 7:35pm PDT

Battlefield 1's Open Beta showcases some of the game's upcoming multiplayer mode. Our impressions from our time with the game. 


"That's definitely a problem for me so I tend to go for the shorter modes usually too."

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BATTLEFIELD 1 Open Beta Gameplay - Conquest Mode (ULTRA SETTINGS)

By Shack Staff, Aug 30, 2016 12:25pm PDT

Did you not get a BF1 Beta code last night? Shack has your back with some gameplay footage of Conquest Mode!


Titanfall 2 changes revealed for next tech test

By John Keefer, Aug 24, 2016 10:57am PDT

Player feedback from the first tech test is being implemented into the next one this weekend.


"After seeing some of their stories and interviews about their approach to Titanfall 2, they were ..."

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Titanfall 2's next tech test coming in two days

By John Keefer, Aug 24, 2016 8:03am PDT

The team offers some details on what they learned from the first test as well.


"It's funny because people were complaining that one of the biggest issues in the test was the ..."

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Battlefield 1 Premium Pass found on Origin site

By John Keefer, Aug 24, 2016 7:17am PDT

Four expansions, early access and other goodies for $49.99.


Titanfall 2 game director on a slower-paced multiplayer

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 23, 2016 12:00pm PDT

Following our chat about the Titanfall 2 campaign, game director Steve Fukuda spoke to Shacknews about multiplayer, slowing down its pace, a fresh approach to map design, and keeping the online community alive.


"I wish you had asked pyide and wadmassi for questions. I really want titanfall to be good. I'm ..."

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Madden NFL 17 Review: Many Given Sundays

By Bryan Carr, Aug 22, 2016 9:00am PDT

Madden NFL 17 is still the gridiron you remember, but with some smart improvements that capture the drama of the real thing. Our review.


"There's a hilarious story I read years ago about the reaction of the NCAA's lawyers when they - ..."

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