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E3 2015: Mirror's Edge Catalyst Will Be More Accessible, But Will Still Reward Skill

Mirror's Edge Catalyst Will Be More Accessible, But Will Still Reward Skill

Faith no more

Mirror's Edge on the PlayStation 3 was great, but few of its fans would deny that it had problems. The combat was probably right at the top of the list, but it also had some really frustrating difficulty spikes. In the series' sophomore outing, Mirror's Edge Catalyst on the PlayStation 4, it will be a little more forgiving – but...

E3 2015: Explore the City of Glass in Its Entirety in Mirror's Edge Catalyst on PS4

Explore the City of Glass in Its Entirety in Mirror's Edge Catalyst on PS4

Glass whoa

Mirror's Edge Catalyst is not only the next entry in a beloved franchise – it's a new beginning, too. Due out from 23rd February on the PlayStation 4, the sequel will ditch the linear structure of its predecessor, giving you a full sandbox to play with. The title – developed by the ever-busy DICE – will once again see you assume...

Talking Point: Was EA's E3 2015 Press Conference Up Your Alley?

Was EA's E3 2015 Press Conference Up Your Alley?

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EA's been a bit disappointing in the E3 press conference department of late, but it attempted to up its game today. While it had its usual roster of sports games on display, we were most impressed by the likes of Mirror's Edge Catalyst and Need for Speed. The highlight, however, had to be Star Wars: Battlefront, which looks...

E3 2015: Mirror's Edge Catalyst Sprints to PS4 in February 2016

Mirror's Edge Catalyst Sprints to PS4 in February 2016

You've got to have Faith

Mirror's Edge Catalyst will sprint to the PlayStation 4 on 23rd February in North America and 26th February in Europe, publisher EA announced during its E3 2015 press conference this evening. The game is not a sequel to the original PlayStation 3 title, but instead acts an origin story for Faith. It's also totally open...

E3 2015: Star Wars: Battlefront PS4 Gameplay Looks Like Hoth Stuff

Star Wars: Battlefront PS4 Gameplay Looks Like Hoth Stuff

May the force be with you

It's the one that you've been waiting for: EA has released the first gameplay footage of Star Wars Battlefront running on a PlayStation 4. In the video we see various troops and vehicles heading into Hoth, as a giant AT-AT Walker takes the focal point of battle. The clip ends with Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker, lightsabers...

News: Need for Speed PS4 Will Require an Internet Connection

Need for Speed PS4 Will Require an Internet Connection

Internet highway

You can forget playing the new Need for Speed game on the PlayStation 4 if you haven't got an Internet connection, as publisher EA Games has confirmed that the release will mandate access to the web. Responding to a fan's query, the company said that the benefits of this requirement "are nice", enabling "more variety and a more...

News: Need for Speed's Newest PS4 Title to No Longer Be Underground After This Week

Need for Speed's Newest PS4 Title to No Longer Be Underground After This Week

Green means go

After over a year in Ghost Games' garage, Need for Speed will be hitting the highway this week. Over on the franchise's official Facebook page, EA has teased that the latest title in the legendary racing series will be revealed on 21st May. The publisher's encouraging you to subscribe to the property's YouTube channel in order to...

News: Ex-EA Boss: Sony F***in' Nailed It with PS4

Ex-EA Boss: Sony F***in' Nailed It with PS4

"They deserve the victory"

The so-called console clash is still very much ongoing, but some commentators are already starting to award the PlayStation 4 with victory. John Riccitiello, who's currently a chief at game engine Unity but previously was the big boss at Electronic Arts, is one such pundit, telling an audience at the GamesBeat Summit...

Feature: What Is Dragon Age: Inquisition's Free Black Emporium DLC Exactly?

What Is Dragon Age: Inquisition's Free Black Emporium DLC Exactly?

Myths and legends

Brrrr, the spooky Black Emporium is back in Dragon Age: Inquisition as free DLC this week. The location, which generally houses a bunch of rare items for you to buy, first appeared in Dragon Age II where it roughly offered the same services that it does now. Ruled over by a rather spooky merchant named Xenon the Antiquarian,...

News: PS4 Run-'Em-Up Mirror's Edge 2 Slips into 2016

PS4 Run-'Em-Up Mirror's Edge 2 Slips into 2016

Still alive

Mirror's Edge 2 protagonist Faith will be spending a little while longer lacing up her sneakers, as EA has announced that the hotly anticipated sequel is not due out until 2016. It's been a while since we heard anything about the DICE developed parkour-fest, but writing as part of a financial presentation, the organisation suggested...

News: Star Wars: Battlefront to Force in 12 Multiplayer Maps

Star Wars: Battlefront to Force in 12 Multiplayer Maps

Endor the line

Star Wars: Battlefront, the PlayStation 4 first-person shooter in production at DICE, will include 12 multiplayer maps at launch – including Endor, Hoth, and Sullust. Writing as part of a blog post on its official website, the Swedish developer said that there'll be even more locations in the game "when you include the missions"...