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Titanfall PC requires Origin

Titanfall PC requires Origin

While Titanfall's newly-revealed PC system requirements show the Source-based shooter will almost certainly run just on your hardware, there's one unfortunate software component that won't be quite so dandy. Respawn Entertainment co-founder Vince Zampella has confirmed that, as suspected, Titanfall will require EA's Origin client on PC.

Read more: Urges fan to try Origin in the Titanfall beta »

"I have kept my hand off any newer EA games since a few years now and am happy to say that I've ..."
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Report: Unannounced Need for Speed game canceled as Ghost Games suffers layoffs

Report: Unannounced Need for Speed game canceled as Ghost Games suffers layoffs

With an upcoming movie and excellent reviews for Rivals, the Need for Speed franchise seems to be doing quite well. However, Electronic Arts has put plans for one upcoming game in the series on hold as it laid off staff from developer Ghost Games.

Watch: An eccentric trailer »

"Sounds like it was just the Surrey office which never released a game. Maybe it just wasn't ..."
- baron calamity    See all 4 comments


Star Wars: The Old Republic roadmap points to new storyline on April 8

Star Wars: The Old Republic roadmap points to new storyline on April 8

Just ahead of Star Wars: The Old Republic's Galactic Starfighter free-to-play launch on Tuesday, BioWare is outlining its developer roadmap for the upcoming year. Among the most noteworthy items on the Star Wars MMO's docket is a whole new storyline, set to kick off on April 8.

Read more: 'Biggest update' coming in June »

"agreed. They would probably have to change how the game is played....."
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Battlefield 4 PC reports up to 58% FPS boost from AMD Mantle

Battlefield 4 PC reports up to 58% FPS boost from AMD Mantle

Corners of the Internet have been all aflutter with excitement AMD's 'Mantle' technology, exclusive to its latest graphics cards, but no one knew quite how much of a difference it would make. Battlefield 4 has become the first game to support Mantle, thanks to a patch launched yesterday, and it's looking pretty good. DICE has reported FPS boosts of up to 58% in specific circumstances.

Read more: FPS gain varies across levels and modes, of course »

"That might make an AMD APU worthwhile then, since the CPU is considerable weaker compared to ..."
- Memphis-Ahn    See all 14 comments


F2P Dungeon Keeper out on iOS and Android

F2P Dungeon Keeper out on iOS and Android

At long last, a new Dungeon Keeper is upon is! Oh. A new free-to-play mobile Dungeon Keeper. That's a bit different, then. Still, you might be curious to see how Mythic has turned Bullfrog's beloved dungeon overlord RTS into a tower defense/offense-ish asynchronous multiplayer doodad, and can do so now on iOS and Android.

Read more: Invading other players' dungeons »

"UGH. Spent some time with this and what a waste of the IP. It's basically like those flash ..."
- daggot    See all 18 comments


Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare split-screen co-op is exclusive to Xbox One

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare split-screen co-op is exclusive to Xbox One

Boss Mode is already exclusive to the Xbox One version of Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare. But the class-based multiplayer shooter is also locking off a common feature exclusively for the Xbox One version: split-screen co-op.

Watch: Co-op in action »

"Not sure why people are getting so mad. How many games (not indie games) are split screen on PC?"
- XwingVmanX    See all 25 comments


Battlefield 4 Premium sales reach 1.6 million

Battlefield 4 Premium sales reach 1.6 million

In spite of all its bugs, and in spite of DICE publicly announcing it had suspended development of DLC, Battlefield 4's "Premium" Season Pass has already sold 1.6 million, publisher Electronic Arts revealed in a financial call today. That puts it on par with sales of Battlefield 3 Premium, which reached 1.3 million sales in two months. If EA is able to maintain momentum, it may be able to match the 4 million sales that BF3's DLC offering managed.

Read more: New DLC coming 'soon' »

"I really regret buying in to premium pack at launch considering the extras alone aren't worth ..."
- TheEmissary    See all 11 comments


Battlefield 4 'player appreciation month' offers a Battlepack each day

Battlefield 4 'player appreciation month' offers a Battlepack each day

Battlefield 4 players have been really good sports about the various issues the game has had since it launched. DICE would like to express its thanks with some player appreciation. But rather than restrict themselves to a single weekend, DICE is stretching its gratitude through the entire month of February.

Read more: A new Battlepack each day »

"Yep, and that's exactly how crappy the game was...no need to waste more time on that turd. But ..."
- wytefang    See all 41 comments


Madden NFL 25 predicts Broncos win in Super Bowl

Madden NFL 25 predicts Broncos win in Super Bowl

The regular football season is behind us and only the big game remains, which means the next week will be awash with speculation, amateur quarterbacking, and teasers for this year's crop of commercials. Part of the gridiron tradition is hearing what the EA's Madden simulation predicts, and this year's results are in: Broncos win in overtime.

Watch: A highlight reel for the simulation »

"In the madden league I have with friends, Tebow is an absolute terror to deal with :/"
- Juno    See all 3 comments


EA granted new trial in Madden creator suit

EA granted new trial in Madden creator suit

A US District Court has granted Electronic Arts has the right to a new trial in the case it lost against Robin Antonick, the original creator of the Madden series. An opinion filed by Judge Charles Breyer stated that the jury did not have the proper evidence to determine whether later Madden games--most importantly the Sega Genesis version--reused source code from Antonick's original Apple II version.

Read more: Expert witness "used flawed methods" »

"Or maybe getting a retrial has to do with EA having a ton of money?"
- DragonSire    See all 2 comments


Disney abandons Star Wars 1313 trademark

Disney abandons Star Wars 1313 trademark

It's been no secret that Star Wars 1313 has been frozen in carbonite since Disney acquired LucasArts. But Disney may have finally Force choked away any spark of hope that this game would ever see the light of day, as they allowed the Star Wars 1313 trademark to formally lapse.

Read more: Abandoned, but available »

"It's insane how much valuable IP Disney has now. Oh what I would do if I was a top executive ..."
- Kolzig73    See all 18 comments


Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare delayed one week

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare delayed one week

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare needs just a little longer to blossom. PopCap announced today that the PvZ shooter spin-off will be coming to Xbox One and Xbox 360 on February 25, not February 18 as previously announced.

Watch: Extended look at 4-player co-op »

"I wish they would at least put PvZ2 on the Amazon Marketplace so I can play it on the one ..."
- DedlokPM    See all 9 comments


SimCity offline mode took more than six months

SimCity offline mode took more than six months

Despite fan requests, Maxis seemed hesitant to stick an offline mode in SimCity. Even with launch server troubles and mods fanning the flames, the most it had committed was to look into it. Now we know offline mode is coming in the next update, so what took so long? According to Maxis, actually building it accounted for more than half a year of the wait.

Read more: "This means removing lots of code integral to multiplayer" »

"Exactly, launch issues are understandable as everyone is connecting to the servers at the same ..."
- Younanomous    See all 38 comments


SimCity offline mode coming in next update

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SimCity offline mode coming in next update

Nine months after launching SimCity, Maxis has finally announced it's added the feature fans have asked for since even before launch: an offline mode. Maxis says it's in the "late phases" of development, and it'll arrive in the next update, finally allowing players to build cities alone, unconnected to the Internet.

Read more: Mod rules still pretty restrictive »

"Seriously, mods are what made SimCity 4 the gold standard of the series"
- Home Nugget    See all 15 comments


Battlefield 4 patched on PC today, PS4 & PS3 tomorrow

Battlefield 4 patched on PC today, PS4 & PS3 tomorrow

Battlefield 4 launched in a wonky enough state that disgruntled shareholders have launched a class-action lawsuit over how it effected EA's share price, but bless its heart, developer DICE has been trying. The PC edition has received a new patch today, targeting more of those nasty crashes, and both PlayStation 4 and PS3 versions are being patched tomorrow too.

Read more: Fixing both client and server crashes »

"Too late now. Not even bothering to go back and try it at this point. Lesson learned, no more ..."
- wytefang    See all 45 comments




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