Origin Tag

Posted by Alessandro Barbosa - 20 Aug 2014

Review embargoes are sometimes a good indication about whether a studio is confident in the quality of their game or not. Most of the time when a game is embargoed until after release, it's not a good sign. Call of Duty on the Vita  is one of the best example of this, and now Sims 4 could join that growing list.

Posted by Zoe Hawkins - 08 Aug 2014

Battlefield 4 had a rather tumultuous launch, causing EA's stock to take a tumble and even get investigated by shareholder to see if they knew the game was going to be such a problem. Fans of the franchise say the game is excellent, and now you can find out for yourself, risk free.

Posted by Zoe Hawkins - 22 Jul 2014

It was to be expected. EA and Valve don't like each other anymore, so any games from EA will be distributed via Origin instead of Steam. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that Dragon Age: Inquisition will be the same - but does that affect your purchasing decision?

Posted by Geoffrey Tim - 14 Jul 2014

Ever since Microsoft’s Kinect got linked with the NSA and Sony’s PSN got hacked, security and privacy have been big buzzwords for gaming consumers. People are worried that gaming companies are watching their every little digital move. According to some reports, EA is doing just that.

Posted by Geoffrey Tim - 14 Jul 2014

Ever since Microsoft’s Kinect got linked with the NSA and Sony’s PSN got hacked, security and privacy have been big buzzwords for gaming consumers. People are worried that gaming companies are watching their every little digital move. According to some reports, EA is doing just that.

Posted by Geoffrey Tim - 20 Jun 2014

EA and Respawn’s mech-and-pilot shooter Titanfall was the big hit at last year’s E3, and was even rather well received by critics upon its final release. Unfortunately, the game was denied a local release because its cloud-powered servers are too far away from Africa. Maybe you’ve been wondering what the hype is about. If you have a bunch of spare bandwidth, you can give it a shot this weekend – for free.

Posted by Geoffrey Tim - 03 Jun 2014

Steam and its myriad sales and bundles is responsible for much of the content clogging up your backlog. Chances are, you’ll never got to playing all of those games, because you’re always buying new ones. Origin wants in on that backlog-stuffing action too, and has kicked off a new sale that takes a dig at the Steam games you don’t play – by offering ones it’s certain you will.

Posted by Zoe Hawkins - 29 May 2014

EA really wants you to like them. No really, they are trying to be likable. And, like a cheap date, they're giving it away for free. Well, at least they're giving away another game for free, and this time it's the beloved Battlefield 3 - just in time for the Battlefield Hardline hype.

Posted by Geoffrey Tim - 19 May 2014

Titanfall from Respawn is a great shooter, filled with mech-dropping action. As a multiplayer-only game, it was criticised – when it was indeed criticized – for having too few game modes. and now, on the Pc at least, it has even fewer. Respawn has removed the Capture the Flag and Pilot Hunt modes from the game’s ranked playlists.