Tag Archives: Origin

No Sims 4 reviews until after launch

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.

Play Battlefield 4 for free for a week

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.

Get The Sims for free this month

Last week I told you how The Sims 2 was losing support from EA, but that everyone who owned a copy of The Sims 2 would get upgraded to the Ultimate Collection. Well, now EA is sweetening the deal, just in time to get you excited for The Sims 4.

Dragon Age: Inquisition on Origin only for master race

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?

No, EA isn’t spying on you with Origin. Probably.

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.

The EvoPoints Downloads Of The Week – 03/07/2014

Welcome to our weekly post of featured downloadable content available for different gaming platforms sponsored by www.evopoints.co.za. Hit the jump for this week’s list of fresh downloadable games and content.

The EvoPoints Downloads Of The Week – 27/06/2014

Welcome to our weekly post of featured downloadable content available for different gaming platforms sponsored by www.evopoints.co.za. Hit the jump for this week’s list of fresh downloadable games and content.

The EvoPoints Downloads Of The Week – 20/06/2014

Welcome to our weekly post of featured downloadable content available for different gaming platforms sponsored by www.evopoints.co.za. Hit the jump for this week’s list of fresh downloadable games and content.

Play Titanfall for free this weekend

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.

The EvoPoints Downloads Of The Week – 13/06/2014

Welcome to our weekly post of featured downloadable content available for different gaming platforms sponsored by www.evopoints.co.za. Hit the jump for this week’s list of fresh downloadable games and content.

Origin is having a cheeky sale

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.

Get Battlefield 3 for free

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.

Titanfall now has even fewer game modes!

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.

Plants vs Zombies is free, for now

Plants vs Zombies is pure tower defense joy - what could be more entertaining than killing zombies with the power of your perfectly planned garden? If you haven't played the full game, you can now grab it for the low low price of... Free!

Origin will no longer ship physical copies of games

Did you know that you can buy your games online through EA’s Origin service and request a physical copy of the game to be delivered to you? Yeah me neither but apparently you can...or should I say you could.