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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"...

News: These Mass Effect PS4 Teases Honestly Get Worse

These Mass Effect PS4 Teases Honestly Get Worse

Spaced out

We already know a good amount about Mass Effect's new-gen debut, largely because an enormous pool of information recently leaked. Prior to that, though, EA's sequel has been subject to some of the most frustrating teases of all time, with BioWare employees posting pictures of people in motion capture suits – and expecting us to get...

News: Star Wars: Battlefront Force Chokes Single Player Campaign

Star Wars: Battlefront Force Chokes Single Player Campaign

Not good for those playing (Han) Solo

We thought that it sounded too good to be true: Star Wars: Battlefront will not have a traditional single player campaign. The hotly anticipated sci-fi shooter will forgo a classic solo outing, instead opting for a series of short missions which can be played alone or with friends in online and local co-op. "I...

News: Here's an Early Look at Star Wars: Battlefront on PS4

Here's an Early Look at Star Wars: Battlefront on PS4

Wookie here

Can you hear that? It's the sound of AT-AT Walkers approaching, as Star Wars fever hits hyperdrive. Hot on the heels of today's new movie trailer – intriguing but a teensy bit cheesy, we thought – EA Games has revealed the first assets from the forthcoming PlayStation 4 game, Star Wars: Battlefront. It's also inadvertently unveiled...