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News: Grand Slam Tennis 2 Introduces Total Racquet Control

Grand Slam Tennis 2 Introduces Total Racquet Control

Grand Slam Tennis 2 is right at the top of our most anticipated releases for 2012

We know, pretty weird huh? But regular readers will be all too aware of our adoration for tennis based video games. While we're still a little concerned about the quality of the game's pledged PlayStation Move support — please, please, please be good — we're still intrigued by the game's standard controller..

News: Bioware Reveals Mass Effect 3's Pre-Order Bonuses

Bioware Reveals Mass Effect 3's Pre-Order Bonuses

Following the trend of every other hot new video game release, BioWare's announced a small arsenal of pre-order bonuses for Mass Effect 3

Simply pre-ordering the space RPG from anywhere will guarantee you access to the M55 Argus Assault Rifle for free, while pre-orders at GameStop will also reward you with the N7 Warfare Gear pack. You can catch a glimpse of the goodies in action after the break..

News: Syndicate's New Co-Op Trailer Reveals Enviable Character Names

Syndicate's New Co-Op Trailer Reveals Enviable Character Names

If there's only one thing you take away from this debut trailer for Syndicate's co-operative mode -- which is separate from the main single-player campaign -- make sure it's the names of the characters

Sure the core gunplay looks ace, and we love the visual style of the game — but we're sold on the operative's names alone. Emma Thalos? Tihomir Darius? Akuma? Aidan Fall? Who thought these up?..

News: Starbreeze Working 'Long Days And Nights' To Meet Syndicate Deadline

Starbreeze Working 'Long Days And Nights' To Meet Syndicate Deadline

Starbreeze's Syndicate reboot is not a strategy game, but that's ok because the game looks like an awesome first-person shooter instead

Originally confirmed for a February 21st release, EA later moved the game up to February 13th. That's left the development team scrambling to finish the game in time, but CEO Mikael Nermark reckons he's enjoying the long hours. "Long days and nights,"..

News: Grand Slam Tennis 2 Celebrates Wimbledon In New Trailer

Grand Slam Tennis 2 Celebrates Wimbledon In New Trailer

There's only so many times you can lift the "London Lawn Tennis" trophy before you start to long for the real thing

The Wimbledon license has been the achilles' heel of a number of top tennis titles over the years, but Grand Slam Tennis 2, it appears, won't suffer from the same flaw. In a chest beating trailer, EA's celebrated Grand Slam Tennis 2's "exclusive" access to the prestigious..

News: EA Pushes SSX To March, Gets Us Pumped In The Process

EA Pushes SSX To March, Gets Us Pumped In The Process

EA has delayed its upcoming SSX reboot for the second time

The snowboarding title was originally due out on Valentine's Day, but will now drop on February 28th in North America and March 2nd in Europe. In a letter to fans, producer Todd Batty cited polish as the reason for the delay. “Over the course of more than 10 years of making games I have not worked on a single project where our team did not..

News: You Cannot Be Serious: John McEnroe Heads Up Cover Of Grand Slam Tennis 2, Release Date Confirmed

You Cannot Be Serious: John McEnroe Heads Up Cover Of Grand Slam Tennis 2, Release Date Confirmed

Fiery tennis legend, John McEnroe, will head up the cover of the global version of Grand Slam Tennis 2, publisher EA Sports has announced

The argumentative legend will be joined by current top-dog Novak Djokovic and female favourite Maria Sharapova. There's no room for Andy Murray on the UK cover. The cover will differ across Europe, with France getting Jo-Wilfred Tsonga, Novak Djokovic and Rafael..

Rumour: Battlefield 3 Easter Egg Points To Possible Battlefield 2142 Sequel

Battlefield 3 Easter Egg Points To Possible Battlefield 2142 Sequel

An eagle-eyed Battlefield 3 player has spotted what looks like a hint at developer DICE's next game

An Easter egg hidden deep within Wake Island — which ships as part of the the game's Back To Karkand expansion pack — shows the number 2143 scrawled on a wall. Alone it means nothing, but fansite BF3Blog points out that DICE has a habit of revealing future sequels in existing games. Way back in..

News: Syndicate Taps Into Your Mind With New Trailer

Syndicate Taps Into Your Mind With New Trailer

While we're thankful that technology hasn't advanced to the point where someone can hack into our mind just yet, we are eager to give the mechanic a go in Starbreeze's upcoming first-person shooter, Syndicate

The game's latest trailer (embedded after the jump) hones in on the game's range of technical nonsense. You can totally force soldiers to turn on their allies. Let the chaos ensue.

News: FIFA Football Volleys Onto PlayStation Vita In Time For Launch

FIFA Football Volleys Onto PlayStation Vita In Time For Launch

Hey Europe, here's your killer-app

For real. It's no secret that FIFA is one of the biggest video game franchises here in Europe, and EA's upcoming PlayStation Vita release looks promising for a number of reasons. First and foremost, it's FIFA on the PlayStation Vita. There are no concessions nor compromises — this is the console FIFA experience in the palm of your hands. We've seen it in action..

News: VGA 2011: Shepard Kicks Some Tail In New Mass Effect 3 Trailer

VGA 2011: Shepard Kicks Some Tail In New Mass Effect 3 Trailer

Mass Effect 3 might have already enjoyed its big debut moment at last year's VGAs, but that's not stopped Bioware and EA from releasing a brand new gameplay trailer at this year's event

The trailer — which is derived entirely from gameplay footage — shows Shepard mounting an attack against seemingly impossible odds. It looks way more cinematic than Mass Effect has ever been before, but in a..

News: New Mass Effect 3, Hitman Absolution Trailers To Round Out The VGAs

New Mass Effect 3, Hitman Absolution Trailers To Round Out The VGAs

There are some big announcements set to take place at the VGAs this weekend: Sony's mysterious exclusive The Last Of Us, the reannouncement of Metal Gear Solid: Rising, and the unveiling of Epic Games' next big project

But while Spike's lined up plenty of show stoppers for the event, the awards ceremony will also play host to some lesser reveals. EA's confirmed that almost exactly a year after its..

News: Head Back To Karkand Now With Battlefield 3 On PlayStation 3

Head Back To Karkand Now With Battlefield 3 On PlayStation 3

The debut Battlefield 3 expansion pack, Back To Karkand, is available now from the PlayStation Store

If you purchased a specially marked limited edition copy of EA and DICE's destructive shooter, then the DLC is yours to download for free. Everyone else will need to stump up a reasonable £11.99 / $14.99. In order to celebrate the DLC's release, EA has released a brand new trailer showing off the..

News: Sony Europe Boss Regrets Insomniac Games' Switch To Multiplatform

Sony Europe Boss Regrets Insomniac Games' Switch To Multiplatform

With both Resistance 3 and Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One already sitting on store shelves, developer Insomniac Games' parting gift to PlayStation fans is complete

The company's next project is multiplatform co-operative shooter Overstrike. But while the title will still naturally launch on Sony's system, SCEE boss Jim Ryan has expressed his disappointment at Insomniac's decision to release on..

News: Battlefield 3's 'Back To Karkand' DLC Blows Up The PlayStation 3 On December 6th

Battlefield 3's 'Back To Karkand' DLC Blows Up The PlayStation 3 On December 6th

Are you ready to head 'Back To Karkand'? No time to think soldier, you're going anyway

Publisher EA has confirmed that Battlefield 3's debut expansion pack will launch on PlayStation 3 as soon as December 6th. That's a week earlier than on other platforms, as promised by the publisher at launch. The pack's comprised of four maps from previous Battlefield games, all remastered in Battlefield 3's..

News: Syndicate Scoops Up Weapons Trailer

Syndicate Scoops Up Weapons Trailer

EA's released a brand new trailer for its upcoming Syndicate reboot

The latest footage — accompanied by an irritating robotic voice sample — shows off the game's massive weapons roster, which is split across a number of different types. There's assault rifles, snipers, explosives and — most excitingly — special weapons. We especially like the look of the swarm rockets. Why fire one missile,..

Rumour: New Army Of Two In Development Using Frostbite 2 Engine

New Army Of Two In Development Using Frostbite 2 Engine

The EA rumours keep coming

Mega-blog Kotaku's just gone live with a report regarding the successor to EA's Army Of Two franchise, claiming that a new entry in the co-operative shooter series is in development. According to the website, the latest Army Of Two will feature four player co-op (Army Of Four?) and is being developed using DICE's top-notch Frostbite 2 engine. Unfortunately, that's all..

Rumour: Multiplayer Dragon Age In Development

Multiplayer Dragon Age In Development

EA really is aiming to incorporate multiplayer into all of its franchises

According to a Kotaku report, the publisher is pushing Bioware to release an online arena based battle system as part of its action RPG series. The site claims that dragons will be playable in the multiplayer component, but is unclear whether the mode will be released as a standalone product or as part of a future Dragon Age..

News: Battlefield 3 Sells A Whopping Eight Million Copies

Battlefield 3 Sells A Whopping Eight Million Copies

It might be struggling to topple Activision's latest Call Of Duty title, but EA's Battlefield 3 is certainly no slouch

Chatting at the Baird Technology Conference yesterday, EA financial gaffer Eric Brown revealed that Battlefield 3 has sold a ridiculous eight million copies. According to Brown, the publisher has shipped 12 million copies of the game to stores. Expect it to sell through much of..