Electronic Arts News


Battlefield Hardline breaks into the EA Access Vault next month

By Daniel Perez, Sep 23, 2015 9:56am PDT

Battlefield Hardline will be entering the EA Access Vault some time in October, meaning Xbox One owners can proceed to play the game completely for free. It kind of feels like you're stealing the game, doesn't it?


Dragon Age: Inquisition Game of the Year Edition Releasing in October

By Steven Wong, Sep 22, 2015 9:50am PDT

The Dragon Age: Inquisition Game of the Year Edition hits in October, and will include every DLC and add-on ever released for the game.


"They finally stopped that idiotic BioWare points things to purchase DLC. DA2 DLC has never gone ..."

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Shack Reels: Playing NHL 16's EASHL mode online with producer Sean Ramjagsingh

By Shack Staff, Sep 17, 2015 4:00pm PDT

NHL 16 is hitting the ice this week and the Shacknews video crew recently had a chance to take on producer Sean Ramjagsingh in a round of online EA Sports Hockey League mode. Find out how it fares and see how it looks.


Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 dev diary explores two new maps

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 17, 2015 12:20pm PDT

EA and PopCap are offering a nice refresher on the six new classes revealed for Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2, but the latest video also reveals two never-before-seen maps.


Star Wars Battlefront beta opening up to all users on PS4, PC, and Xbox One

By Daniel Perez, Sep 17, 2015 9:26am PDT

EA has revealed the beta for Star Wars Battlefront will open up to all users when it launches. We also learn what we can expect from the beta, including game modes and other info.


NBA Live 16 demo now available; transfers progress to full game

By Daniel Perez, Sep 15, 2015 8:50am PDT

EA has released NBA Live 16's demo, which is able to transfer content to the full game when it's released later this month.


Need for Speed 2015 PC release delayed to spring 2016; Closed beta announced

By Daniel Perez, Sep 14, 2015 9:32am PDT

EA and Ghost Games have announced Need for Speed on PC will be hit with a delay while the console versions will be getting a closed beta in the coming weeks.


"Not surprising, all well. Really I rather have them delayed then broken so this is fine by me ..."

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Madden NFL 16 Review: Roughing the Passer

By Asif Khan, Sep 10, 2015 3:30pm PDT

Despite a wealth of new ideas, some of which really push the franchise forward, a series of bugs make Madden NFL 16 a disappointment. Our review.


"I don't have 16, but I'll do a game of 15 after work tomorrow (midnight PST)"

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FIFA 16 demo takes the pitch today

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 09, 2015 10:47am PDT

It's been months since the Women's World Cup concluded, but those still hungry for soccer can pick up the FIFA 16 demo, released today across PC and consoles.


Need for Speed trailer shows five different ways to play

By Daniel Perez, Sep 04, 2015 8:20am PDT

EA released a new trailer for Need for Speed that shows five different ways racers can play the game.


Star Wars Battlefront - Hands-on with Walker Assault at GameStop Expo

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 04, 2015 8:00am PDT

Electronic Arts and DICE's trailers for Star Wars Battlefront indicate that they're shooting for big screen-level magic. But does the Walker Assault multiplayer mode offer any of that kind of magic? To prepare for this Force Friday, Shacknews tried it out at GameStop Expo to...


Star Wars Battlefront Beta Starts in October; Drop Zone Mode Announced

By Steven Wong, Sep 01, 2015 9:00am PDT

EA has announced that the Star Wars Battlefront beta will begin in early October, and will feature three different game modes.


"I preoredered from greenmangaming, hopefully we're included in the beta"

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Battlefield 4 begins its 'Night Operations' this Tuesday

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 31, 2015 9:41am PDT

To this point, DICE had promised a vague September release for Battlefield 4's Night Operations update. Now it looks like it's coming sooner than later, with the team announcing that the update will hit on the first of the month.


"I really want Dice to implement the Squad Leader stuff that Hardline has. If you're on a ..."

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PAX Prime 2015: Dragon Age: Inquisition will wrap up with 'Trespasser' DLC

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 29, 2015 5:57pm PDT

EA and BioWare have announced the final piece of DLC for Dragon Age: Inquisition at PAX Prime 2015, a story that will take place after the events of the main game.


"I was at this panel at PAX and it was awesome!!! To bad you can't hear me yell out Sandal ..."

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Battlefield Hardline will get free weapons and gadgets with 'Robbery' expansion

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 27, 2015 9:48am PDT

A premium expansion is set to hit Battlefield Hardline next month, but not everything in it will drain your wallet. Today, EA and Visceral detailed what's set to hit in a free update around that same time.