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News: FIFA 13 Demo Dribbles onto the PlayStation Store This Week

FIFA 13 Demo Dribbles onto the PlayStation Store This Week

Annual obsession

England’s World Cup qualifier against Ukraine isn’t the only noteworthy football-related event set to take place tomorrow evening – publisher EA Games has also announced that it will be launching a FIFA 13 demo on the PlayStation Store between 22:00PM and 02:00AM UK time. The demo will include AC Milan, Arsenal, Borussia...

News: Insomniac Games' Overstrike Becomes Fuse

Insomniac Games' Overstrike Becomes Fuse

Amped up

Insomniac Games has renamed its debut multiplatform project to Fuse. The title – which debuted at last year’s E3 as Overstrike – has been overhauled since its initial unveiling. A new screenshot is embedded to the right. Gaffer Ted Price confirmed the news during a PAX Prime keynote earlier today. He pointed attendees to Fuse’s...

News: Mass Effect 3: Leviathan Trailer Takes a Dip

Mass Effect 3: Leviathan Trailer Takes a Dip

Under the sea

BioWare sure knows how to put together a good Mass Effect 3 trailer. We didn’t have a whole lot of interest in the title’s upcoming Leviathan expansion pack, until we saw this short video which shows protagonist Commander Shepard taking a trip beneath the ocean. The content’s due out on 28th August. Let us know if you're going...

News: DICE Quadruples Official Battlefield 3 Server Count

DICE Quadruples Official Battlefield 3 Server Count

Big ears

DICE has listened to the complaints of Battlefield 3’s rabid fanbase – and deployed a bunch more official servers as a result. Quick matches will still drop you into the first available server – rented or otherwise – but if you input the word “DICE” when searching, you’ll be able to locate all of the official lobbies...

News: DICE Deploys Double XP for Battlefield 3 Subscribers

DICE Deploys Double XP for Battlefield 3 Subscribers

Double down

DICE has announced an exclusive double XP weekend for Battlefield 3 Premium subscribers. The promotion’s set to run from 25th August until 26th August, but if you do some viral marketing for publisher EA you’ll be able to unlock some extra time. There’s more information available on the Battlefield Blog, which you can find through...

News: New Cover Stars Line Up for FIFA 13

New Cover Stars Line Up for FIFA 13

Rooney on the bench

Manchester United and England talisman Wayne Rooney has been dropped from the UK cover of FIFA 13. It’ll be the first time in seven years that a FIFA game has launched without the striker on the box. Instead, he’ll be replaced by Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi, Manchester City keeper Joe Hart, and, er, Arsenal winger Alex..

Reaction: Criterion's Setting an Example to All Vita Developers

Criterion's Setting an Example to All Vita Developers

Doing it properly

Criterion’s enthusiasm is infectious. “We’re going to make the best racing game on Vita this year,” an excitable Alex Ward told IGN last week. And judging from the reaction to Need for Speed: Most Wanted's first showing, it’s going to take some beating. Unlike the vast majority of other developers, the Guildford-based...

News: EA Announces Impressive Eurogamer Expo Line-up

EA Announces Impressive Eurogamer Expo Line-up

In the game

The Eurogamer Expo is quickly becoming the hottest ticket in town – and it’s about to get a whole lot hotter. Publisher EA Games has announced its intent to crank up the temperature with a slew of playable PS3 titles, including FIFA 13, Need for Speed: Most Wanted and Dead Space 3. There’ll also be a side order of Medal of Honor:...

News: EA's Frank Gibeau Has Seen the PlayStation 4

EA's Frank Gibeau Has Seen the PlayStation 4

Lucky chap

Privileged EA Labels president Frank Gibeau has set his eyes upon the PlayStation 4. The outspoken executive announced the news during an otherwise laborious GamesCom keynote about free-to-play business models and, ahem, Command & Conquer. No doubt he needed a means to attract the attending audience’s wandering attention...

News: Mass Effect 3's Leviathan Emerges on 28th August

Mass Effect 3's Leviathan Emerges on 28th August

Reaper the rewards

Mass Effect 3’s first proper single-player DLC will jet off on 28th August in North America, developer BioWare has announced. European players will be forced to wait until 29th August to get their hands on the content. The expansion pack promises to extend the space opera’s single-player campaign, setting protagonist Shepard...

News: Battlefield 3 Premium Edition Deploys This September

Battlefield 3 Premium Edition Deploys This September

Locked and loaded

EA’s firing an updated version of Battlefield 3 onto store shelves next month. The imaginatively titled Battlefield 3 Premium Edition will include the original game, in addition to a Premium Subscription which grants free access to the title’s various DLC packs. The Premium Edition will also include a “Multiplayer Head Start...

News: Dead Space 3 Spooks PS3 on 5th February

Dead Space 3 Spooks PS3 on 5th February

Hide behind the sofa

Dead Space 3 will shuffle onto PlayStation 3 on 5th February in North America, publisher EA announced during its GamesCom press conference this afternoon. A European release will follow on 8th February. Those that pre-order the title from participating retailers will automatically be upgraded to the Dead Space 3 Limited...

News: Battlefield 4 Sticking with Modern Warfare

Battlefield 4 Sticking with Modern Warfare

Zzzz

Battlefield 4 will take place in modern times, DICE has confirmed. Specific details about the sequel are being kept under wraps for the time being, but general manager Karl Magnus Troedsson did confirm the time period during a GDC Europe panel earlier today. "We still want to stay in this genre, the modern day as it is. We feel this is a place...

News: Battlefield Franchise Celebrates Tenth Anniversary Today

Battlefield Franchise Celebrates Tenth Anniversary Today

Happy birthday to you

Swedish developer DICE is dusting off the party poppers and scoffing down the pink wafer biscuits as we speak: the studio is not only celebrating its 20th year in business, but also the 10th anniversary of its Battlefield franchise. Chatting at GDC Europe, general manager Karl Magnus Troedsson revealed that the first-person...