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News: EA Hoping to Put Need for Speed Movie on the Starting Line

EA Hoping to Put Need for Speed Movie on the Starting Line

Start your engines

EA believes Need for Speed has the potential to be more than just a popular racing game, as it’s shopping around a script for a movie based on the high-speed franchise. Writing duo George and John Gatins are said to have penned the plot, which has supposedly got Paramount, Warner Bros and Sony interested in stumping up the cash...

News: Witness Multiple Explosions in New MoH Warfighter Trailer

Witness Multiple Explosions in New MoH Warfighter Trailer

Boom

Medal of Honor Warfighter’s not going to be quite as subtle as its predecessor if this brand new trailer’s anything to go by. The footage features plenty of gameplay from the main campaign, and mixes in a handful of explosions to keep you entertained. One thing’s for certain: it looks super pretty. The game’s running on DICE’s...

News: Mass Effect 3 Resurges with Free DLC on 10th April

Mass Effect 3 Resurges with Free DLC on 10th April

Reaper the rewards

Conversation may be fixated on Mass Effect 3’s controversial conclusion, but that’s not stopped BioWare from unveiling the title’s first multiplayer DLC. The Resurgence Pack – set for release on 10th April in North America and 11th April overseas – will inject a handful of new online content into the critically acclaimed...

News: Extended Cut Brings Clarity to Mass Effect 3's Conclusion

Extended Cut Brings Clarity to Mass Effect 3's Conclusion

For free

The “content initiatives” outlined in BioWare co-founder Ray Muzyka’s online outpouring have manifested themselves as the Mass Effect 3: Extended Cut, due for release this Summer on PlayStation 3. The content – which pledges to bring clarity to the sequel’s controversial conclusion – will be available for free to everybody that...

News: Sink Your Teeth into New Amalur DLC This Month

Sink Your Teeth into New Amalur DLC This Month

Tasty

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is to get its second full expansion pack this month. Entitled the “Teeth of Naros” (really!), the additional content will see players exploring the titular realm where they will "encounter the Kollossae, a devout race of giants, and uncover the mysteries of their faith”. The DLC will feature a brand new...

News: Battlefield 3 Patch Brings Server Rentals to PS3

Battlefield 3 Patch Brings Server Rentals to PS3

First for everything

With ambitious titles such as DUST 514 on the horizon, Sony is really pushing the concept of PlayStation Network as an open network. The most recent example of that comes in the form of Battlefield 3’s latest patch, which will allow players to rent and maintain their own servers on PS3. Renting your own server will allow you...

News: BioWare Seeking "Closure" for Mass Effect 3 Ending

BioWare Seeking "Closure" for Mass Effect 3 Ending

Under fire developer responds

Earlier in the week we reported that fans had started a petition against Mass Effect 3’s disappointing conclusion. At the time of writing, the lobby had raised $66,000 for US charity Child’s Play. Since then that number has jumped by approximately $10,000, with an additional 600 players adding their name to the...

News: EA Announces More Server Closures

EA Announces More Server Closures

Online pass titles part of the cull

It turns out that the money raised from online passes is not being put towards server maintenance after all. EA has basically squashed that theory by announcing that it is closing down the online portion of EA Sports MMA – a title which less than 18 months ago required an online pass for multiplayer gameplay. EA...

News: BioWare Responds to Mass Effect 3 Backlash

BioWare Responds to Mass Effect 3 Backlash

Unhappy endings

Disgruntled Mass Effect fans have now raised over $66,000 for US charity Child’s Play regarding the ending of Mass Effect 3. The paid petition – which now has over 3,000 signatures – launched just under a week ago and has taken the video game industry by storm. The demand of its supporters is for BioWare to consider fleshing...

News: There Was Almost a Mass Effect First-Person Shooter

There Was Almost a Mass Effect First-Person Shooter

Don't tell NeoGAF

BioWare fans need no excuse to lash out at their favourite developer – but they almost got one anyway. According to Geoff Keighley’s The Final Hours of Mass Effect 3, the developer was originally toying with the idea of releasing a standalone first-person shooter set in the Mass Effect universe. That game eventually became Mass...

News: Mass Effect 3 Sells Nearly 900k Units in First 24 Hours

Mass Effect 3 Sells Nearly 900k Units in First 24 Hours

Shepard's sailing high

Looks like EA’s hard work promoting Mass Effect 3 has paid off pretty well for the publisher — reports spilling out of VentureBeat suggest that the RPG threequel sold a whopping 890k units in its first 24 hours on sale. That’s in the United States alone, by the way. It’s safe to assume that the title’s already...

News: Battlefield 3: Close Quarters Announced for June

Battlefield 3: Close Quarters Announced for June

Practice your CQC

The second major Battlefield 3 DLC pack is due in June, DICE has announced. Entitled Close Quarters, the expansion will bundle four maps, 10 weapons and, sadly, no vehicles – we suppose the title was chosen for a reason. DICE also announced that the game will get two more packs beyond its June expansion: Armour Kill and End Game...

News: Actor Accidentally Outs Army of Four

Actor Accidentally Outs Army of Four

Double date

Speculation about Army of Four is nothing new. The hypothetical sequel to the surprisingly popular Army of Two series has been on the cards for as long as we can remember, but we might have finally gotten our first indication that the title is imminent. Stargate: Atlantis actor Joe Flanigan tweeted over the weekend: Just signed on to do...

News: Mass Effect 3 Launch Trailer Takes Off

Mass Effect 3 Launch Trailer Takes Off

Once more with feeling

EA’s dropped a brand new Mass Effect 3 trailer ahead of next week’s release. The footage is suitably epic, packed with shooting, dialogue snippets and sex scenes. Oh don’t act so surprised — this is Mass Effect after all. Catch the trailer below, and feel the bitter burn of hype. Who’s excited?

News: Mass Effect 3 Console Armour Comes with DLC

Mass Effect 3 Console Armour Comes with DLC

Stretching EA's strategy

Do you ever fear for your precious PlayStation 3? Are you worried it might get caught in the crossfire when the Reapers eventually arrive next month? Well worry not – EA’s got your console covered with this trendy set of armour based on Commander Shepard’s outfit from Mass Effect 3. Not only does the hub promise to...

News: First Kingdoms of Amalur DLC Announced

First Kingdoms of Amalur DLC Announced

Kenan & Kel

EA’s announced the first set of DLC for the recently released action RPG, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. The expansion – named The Legend of Dead Kel – will launch on 20th March on the PlayStation Network. The pack will include a new area equivalent to approximately 15% of the main game world. Elsewhere, the DLC promises new items,...

News: GAME Not Stocking Mass Effect 3

GAME Not Stocking Mass Effect 3

Finishing the fight

The woes for UK retailer GAME continue, with reports circulating that the publisher will not be carrying Mass Effect 3 or any EA titles beyond this week’s SSX. Eurogamer.net reports that if you have a pre-order placed for Mass Effect 3 at a GAME store, you’ll be able to claim it back as in-store credit. Apparently the store...