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News: New Mass Effect 3 DLC Explores the Reapers' Origins

New Mass Effect 3 DLC Explores the Reapers' Origins

Liara you excited?

As promised, EA has revealed the first details about Mass Effect 3’s first full DLC expansion pack. Dubbed Leviathan, the single-player add-on promises to expand upon the events of the main campaign with “gripping and emotional storytelling, compelling new characters, powerful weapons and unique upgrades”. By playing the...

News: Battlefield 3 Premium Has Over 1.3 Million Subscribers

Battlefield 3 Premium Has Over 1.3 Million Subscribers

Impressive numbers

We thought the late announcement of Battlefield 3 Premium would seriously hinder its commercial impact, but it seems like the service has been a huge success for EA. Speaking at a financial conference overnight, the publisher revealed that the package has “over 1.3 million subscriptions”, which is a significant improvement...

News: Analyst Predicts Challenges for Medal of Honor: Warfighter

Analyst Predicts Challenges for Medal of Honor: Warfighter

Been there, done that

Interest in Medal of Honor: Warfighter is at an all time low. Despite the game looking decent, it feels like the market just doesn’t care – even publisher EA’s typically dominant PR cycle is half-hearted this year. As such, US analyst Doug Creutz has decided to slash the title’s projected sales estimates. He previously...

News: New Need for Speed: Most Wanted Video Puts Its Foot Down

New Need for Speed: Most Wanted Video Puts Its Foot Down

Va-va-voom

There’s very little we need to say about this brand new Need for Speed: Most Wanted gameplay trailer. It shows everything you’d expect it to – an expensive sports car blistering through the fair streets of, er, Fairhaven City, with a throng of police cars in hot pursuit. Admit it: you’re already sold, aren’t you? The game's due...

News: Fourth Battlefield 3 DLC Pack Deals with Earthquake Aftermath

Fourth Battlefield 3 DLC Pack Deals with Earthquake Aftermath

On shaky ground

Battlefield 3’s fourth DLC pack, Aftermath, will transport soldiers to the hazardous post-earthquake landscape of Tehran, publisher EA has announced. The add-on will feature four new maps set in the aforementioned location, alongside a bevy of new vehicles and a brand new game mode. There’ll also be a handful of new Trophies and...

News: Mass Effect 3 Deploys Operation Overwatch This Weekend

Mass Effect 3 Deploys Operation Overwatch This Weekend

Loot pursuit

If you’re one of the six people still actively engaged in Shepard’s war against the Reapers, you might be excited to learn that BioWare’s preparing another Bounty Weekend for Mass Effect 3. This time the developer wants you to aim for successful extractions on any difficulty with at least one Earth pack character in your squad...

News: EA Keeps Mirror's Edge Sequel Dreams Alive

EA Keeps Mirror's Edge Sequel Dreams Alive

Through the looking glass

Here’s a bit of advice for you, EA: unless you’re actually going to make Mirror’s Edge 2, then please stop talking about it. Publishing executive Frank Gibeau is the latest suit to toy with our emotions, casually claiming that a sequel to DICE’s exceptional free-running adventure is “on the list”. Y’know, just...

News: Mass Effect 3 Voice Actor Confirms Leviathan DLC

Mass Effect 3 Voice Actor Confirms Leviathan DLC

Geth a load of that

It turns out that the hackers who extracted hidden information about a character called Leviathan from the Extended Cut of Mass Effect 3 were right on the money. Chatting with Eurogamer.net, voice actor Anthony Skordi has confirmed that the Reaper is set to be introduced in an upcoming DLC pack. According to Skor

News: New Medal of Honor: Warfighter Trailer Debuts Multiplayer

New Medal of Honor: Warfighter Trailer Debuts Multiplayer

Boom, boom, boom

Take a moment to close your eyes and imagine what the multiplayer for Medal of Honor: Warfighter might look like. Done? Good, then you don’t need to watch the trailer below. We’re probably being a little bit harsh, but we’ve run out of things to say about first-person shooters these days. There’s no doubt the latest Medal...

News: Battlefield 3 Dishes Out Double XP All Week

Battlefield 3 Dishes Out Double XP All Week

Headshot heaven

Remember those plans you made for this week? Cancel them. Publisher EA Games has announced another double XP event for Battlefield 3 – and this one’s set to run for an entire week. If you’re a Battlefield 3 Premium member, you’ll be able to earn extra bonuses for your in-game activities between now and 23:59PM PDT on 8th...

News: Battlefield 3 Premium Exceeds 800,000 Subscriptions

Battlefield 3 Premium Exceeds 800,000 Subscriptions

Splash damage

More than 800,000 players signed up to Battlefield 3’s Premium subscription tier within two weeks of the package being available, EA has announced. Chatting with USA Today, EA Games chief Patrick Soderlund explained that the service had already exceeded the publisher’s expectations. “We are very pleased with the performance so...

Rumour: Mass Effect 3 DLC Details Extracted from Extended Cut

Mass Effect 3 DLC Details Extracted from Extended Cut

Between the lines

It was only yesterday that Mass Effect 3 producer Mike Gamble teased the impending arrival of additional single-player DLC for the popular space opera. But rather than patiently wait for the developer to officially share additional information, hackers have taken it upon themselves to crack open the recently released Extended Cut...

News: Mass Effect 3 Producer Teases Plenty More DLC

Mass Effect 3 Producer Teases Plenty More DLC

Play beyond

If you felt that Mass Effect 3’s recently released Extended Cut DLC wrapped things up nicely, then you might be keen to know what’s next the for the mammoth space adventure. Thankfully, producer Mike Gamble has taken to Twitter to confirm that there’s plenty more content on the horizon. Chatting on the micro-blogging website,...

News: Criterion Takes the Wheel of the Need for Speed Franchise

Criterion Takes the Wheel of the Need for Speed Franchise

In control

UK developer Criterion knows how to make a quality racing game, so it’s fitting that the studio has been handed the keys to the Need for Speed franchise. Following last year’s disappointing Need for Speed: The Run, the team has revealed that its “stamp’s going to be in everything you see in Need for Speed and Burnout going forward...

News: Mass Effect 3 Extended Cut Concludes the Trilogy Next Week

Mass Effect 3 Extended Cut Concludes the Trilogy Next Week

Deleted scenes

Those of you offended by Mass Effect 3’s original conclusion will finally get closure next week, when the hotly anticipated Extended Cut DLC pack lands on the US PlayStation Store on 26th June. European players will have an additional week to prepare for the true ending, as the content will not arrive overseas until 4th July. The...

News: Need for Speed Movie Races onto the Big Screen in 2014

Need for Speed Movie Races onto the Big Screen in 2014

Fast and furious

DreamWorks has snapped up the film rights to the Need for Speed franchise, and expects the racing series to make its theatrical debut in 2014. Siblings John and George Gatins have been drafted in to pen an original story, which is said to be loosely based upon the games but not a specific entry. EA will produce the movie alongside...

News: Take a Gander at 20 Minutes of Dead Space 3 Gameplay

Take a Gander at 20 Minutes of Dead Space 3 Gameplay

Gears of war

We’d hoped this 20 minute gameplay demonstration of Dead Space 3 would reveal some of the slower pacing that was absent at E3. Sadly it doesn’t. While there’s clearly some great shooting and set-pieces on display here, the tense atmosphere of the original Dead Space appears to have got lost like the mind of protagonist Isaac...