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Comcast and EA join up for Xfinity Games in-home game streaming

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 14, 2015 11:50am PDT

Two giants are joining forces to help introduce a new way to stream games from the home.


"With these two getting together nothing can possibly go wrong."

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D23 Expo will feature Kingdom Hearts 3 announcement and Star Wars Battlefront hands-on

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 13, 2015 10:26am PDT

Those in the Southern California area in August that are looking to attend the D23 Expo in August now have even more incentive to do so, as Disney is pointing to the event as a chance to witness new reveals for Kingdom Hearts III, as well as go hands-on with Star Wars Battle...


Mirror's Edge Catalyst Collector's Edition Revealed

By Josh Hawkins, Jul 09, 2015 9:55am PDT

EA has officially revealed the collector's edtion of their upcoming open world game, Mirror's Edge Catalyst. But fans will have to pay a fairly hefty price if they want to get in on this limited quantity deal.


"I like the steelbook, but I everything else I don't really care about. I'm sure the concept art ..."

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EA's Origin makes PopCap's Zuma's Revenge available for free

By Daniel Perez, Jul 09, 2015 9:15am PDT

Origin's On the House promotion has made Zuma's Revenge available for free this month.


Fallout 4, Uncharted 4, and Star Wars Battlefront win big awards at E3 2015

By Daniel Perez, Jul 07, 2015 1:22pm PDT

The Game Critics Awards has revealed Fallout 4, Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, and Star Wars Battlefront were bigger winners at this year's E3 with Fallout 4 winning the Best of Show award.


Star Wars: Battlefront gameplay videos and info leak from closed alpha

By Daniel Perez, Jul 02, 2015 8:01am PDT

Star Wars: Battlefront's closed alpha is apparently underway as new information and several gameplay videos have been leaked.


"I would imagine the entire Origin account could be shut down. But, for the amount of publicity ..."

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Star Wars Battlefront general manager discusses Walker Assault and Hoth

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 29, 2015 1:00pm PDT

There's a lot to look forward to from Star Wars Battlefront, with the game's Walker Assault multiplayer mode among them. To learn more about it, our own John Gaudiosi spoke to DICE GM Patrick Bach at E3 2015.


Star Wars Battlefront PC closed alpha sign-ups now open

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 26, 2015 10:34am PDT

DICE is looking for some help to find any and all technical issues, so a closed alpha will begin soon exclusively on PC. Those interested can sign up today.


"For those wondering, apparantly it's only open to a select few Origin accounts atm. Tom's has an ..."

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E3 2015: How SW:TOR's Knights of the Fallen Empire looks to bring story back

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 22, 2015 1:00pm PDT

BioWare Austin has largely been known for its focus on story, but that hasn't often been the case with Star Wars: The Old Republic. Knights of the Fallen Empire will look to offer a renewed focus on story, choice, and consequence.


"Never played Galaxies but always wanted to play this but I think I'd rather try FF14 first. ..."

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E3 2015: Talking Mirror's Edge Catalyst with Senior Producer, Sara Jansson

By Josh Hawkins, Jun 18, 2015 10:35am PDT

With Mirror's Edge Catalyst set to release on February 23, 2016, Shacknews caught up to Senior Producer Sara Jansson to see what we could learn about Faith Connors' upcoming adventure.


"No worries. It's still too early to really say for sure, and I wasn't able to get any ..."

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E3 2015: Mirror's Edge Catalyst is the Faith Connors that Fans Deserve

By Josh Hawkins, Jun 18, 2015 10:30am PDT

Building off of the popular Mirror’s Edge of 2008, DICE has been working hard to upgrade, redefine, and completely revamp what Faith Connors' story means, and how players interact with her world.


"They never revealed her last name in the first game, but she was very much still Faith Connors. "

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E3 2015: Warding off Stormtroopers in Star Wars Battlefront's co-op Missions

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 17, 2015 7:00am PDT

While Star Wars Battlefront is largely anticipated for its multiplayer combat, the game will also include single-player and co-op Missions. Shacknews had a chance to go hands-on with Survival during E3 2015.


"You can switch between first and third person, just like the old Battlefront games."

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E3 2015: Star Wars: Battlefront gets new gameplay footage

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 15, 2015 2:17pm PDT

It has been almost 10 years since the last Star Wars: Battlefront game released. Now, featuring stunning graphics, we get a closer look at what to expect this fall.


"I think the game looks amazing. Hopefully DICE avoid the same issues they had with BF4"

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E3 2015: Mirror's Edge Catalyst will touch down in February

By Josh Hawkins, Jun 15, 2015 2:05pm PDT

Faith slips on her running shoes again for the big reveal of Mirror's Edge Catalyst at EA pre-E3 2015 press conference.


"I'm really hoping it stays the same. AssCreed's implemention is great, but it does mean that ..."

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E3 2015: How Madden NFL 16's new game mode emulates Hearthstone

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 15, 2015 2:00pm PDT

While the usual mechanical and animation updates are coming to Madden NFL 16 this year, one of the game's most interesting new features involves a game mode called Draft Champions, which borrows an idea from a certain digital card game.