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Portal designer Kim Swift joins Motive to work on Star Wars game with Jade Raymond, Amy Hennig

By David Craddock, Jan 20, 2017 4:10pm PST

Swift joined Motive in the capacity of design director, and will be working closely with Jade Raymond and Amy Hennig on EA Visceral's Star Wars game.


"Hardly any company can actually preserve that culture indefinitely as they grow. Some people ..."

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EA's pre-E3 event, EA Play, will take place from June 10-12 in a new venue

By David Craddock, Jan 18, 2017 1:58pm PST

EA Play will be live streamed so consumers can check out upcoming games from afar.


EA to support Switch at launch because of its 'slightly different approach'

By John Keefer, Jan 17, 2017 12:17pm PST

FIFA will be the first game because it has the broadest appeal.


"Seems to me like those games are too complex these days for those controllers. Classic sports ..."

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Mass Effect Andromeda has crafting and you can name your own weapons

By John Keefer, Jan 17, 2017 10:33am PST

Characters will also have a slot for a dedicated melee weapon.


"I thought it was hilarious how in ME1 you had to pay your own supply guy for weapons. Sure he's ..."

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Titanfall 2 update will add new Live Fire mode and maps

By John Keefer, Jan 16, 2017 7:38am PST

Changes to the playlist will be coming as well.


"Oh god please, also remove the Flatline and the Devotion from the game."

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Mass Effect: Andromeda has no season pass, out on EA/Origin Access first

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 09, 2017 6:45am PST

In a switch to EA's standard sales model, Mass Effect won't have a Season Pass, and EA Origin Access subscribers get it first.


"Yeah I can't wait those sound real cool hey, same I can't wait to go back I think its going to ..."

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Mass Effect: Andromeda Gets Release Date of March

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 04, 2017 10:35am PST

EA and BioWare have announced a March release date for Mass Effect: Andromeda.


Game of the Year 2016 #8 (Tie): Titanfall 2

By Steve Watts, Dec 26, 2016 10:00am PST

Titanfall suggested that these game mechanics in a campaign would be great. Titanfall 2 proved it.


"It *was* on my list. Don't blame me, blame the rest of the staff."

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Battlefield 1 offers glimpse of first expansion They Shall Not Pass

By John Keefer, Dec 19, 2016 1:34pm PST

New Concept Exploration images show possible maps that will be released.


Battlefield 1 Gets a Big Update and a New Map

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 13, 2016 9:45am PST

Still waiting on the French and Russian Armies.


Exploring Rogue One with Star Wars: Battlefront Scarif DLC & X-Wing VR Mission

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 02, 2016 3:00pm PST

As its final piece of DLC, Star Wars: Battlefront is jumping into Rogue One. Shacknews had a chance to check out the new content, as well as the new virtual reality X-Wing mission.


"I did play the whole thing and it was about 15-20 minutes. Sadly, sadly too short."

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Titanfall 2 Free Multiplayer Weekend Starts Today

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 02, 2016 8:01am PST

Definitely a game worth checking out.


"I've been playing Ion and Scorch almost exclusively, but with the new buffs to Northstar I gave ..."

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Game Awards 2016: Mass Effect Andromeda shows off extensive gameplay

By Steve Watts, Dec 01, 2016 7:08pm PST

The Game Awards finished tonight with an extensive look at Mass Effect Andromeda's gameplay systems.


"There's room for both types of game. I need to play Life is Strange, it sounds like that's ..."

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EA Exec Talks Up the Nintendo Switch

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 01, 2016 5:42am PST

C'mon guys, we saw how you treated the Wii U.


"It'll be about as kid friendly as a Gamecube, I think. Yeah, easier to lose controllers, but ..."

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Star Wars: Battlefront 2 has taken fan criticisms of the original to heart, EA exec says

By John Keefer, Nov 30, 2016 9:51am PST

The sequel will be coming sometime next year.


"IF EA had a heart, they wouldn't have released 1/2 a game and charged full price..... but hey, ..."

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