EA Access Announced for PlayStation 4

Since mid-2014 gamers on the Xbox One and PC have had access to a service called EA Access that allowed them to pay a monthly fee, or purchase a one year subscription, to gain access to a wide range of EA titles that they can play at will. Well now EA has announced that that service is heading to the PlayStation 4 for the first time in July where it will be priced the same as the Xbox One version,...

EA Promises a Single-Player Game Without Lootboxes and Microtransactions

It seems a bit late for April Fools’ joke but according to Electronic Arts, it’s definitely real. We only have one tweet to go with and it’s official as it can be. Twitter account for EA Star Wars games said yesterday that Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order will contain “no microtransactions. No loot boxes. And no, we won’t be adding them. A single-player Star Wars story fo...

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order to be Unveiled on April 13

After first being revealed with only a name and a development team it looks like some new information for Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is finally going to be revealed this weekend at a Star Wars Celebration event where Respawn Entertainment will host a panel that will actually reveal the game and provide “never-before-released details ahead of the game’s fall 2019 release” accord...

EA Cutting Jobs and Winding Down Presence in Japan and Russia

EA CEO Andrew Wilson shared some difficult news today, announcing major organizational changes at EA that will result in the loss of 350 jobs. Currently, EA employs approximately 9000 people in the company. Wilson did not provide details on which positions will be affected, but revealed organizational changes are coming to marketing, publishing, and operations. Wilson also announced EA will be dow...

Anthem Review

Anthem Developer: Bioware Publisher: EA Platform:PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows (Reviewed) Release Date: 22 February 2019 Price: $59.99 USD / $99.95 AUD – Available Here Video Review Overview Anthem is long time RPG developer Bioware’s first new franchise in quite some time, and Bioware’s first multiplayer shooter. Taking cues from Mass Effect, Anthem takes players to Fort Tarsis, two years afte...

Live Action Short Film Conviction to be based on Anthem

EA and Bioware announced they will be partnering with Neill Blomkamp for a live action short film based on the upcoming shooter Anthem. Blomkamp’s past works as a director include District 9, Elysium, and Chappie. Entitled Conviction, the film is set decades before the events of Anthem. While the exact details of the plot have not been released, the film will follow the freelancers of Fort T...

Free to Play Battle Royale Apex Legends Launches on PC, PS4, and Xbox One

EA and Respawn Entertainment announced their new free to play battle royale Apex Legends has launched on PC via Origin, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The game is set in the Titanfall universe. Unfortunately, this one does not involve calling down massive titans from the sky. Respawn is looking to put a new twist to the battle royale genre. Players will group up as a squad and choose one of eight le...

DICE Rolling Back Battlefield V’s Time to Kill Changes

Last week, DICE increased the time to kill (TTK) in Battlefield V in hopes of cutting down the learning curve for new players to the FPS. The changes were received poorly by the community. DICE attempted to create a “Core” playlist that used the old TTK, but that was not enough. DICE posted a letter on the Battlefield V subreddit explaining their goals for the change and the main chang...

Battlefield V Review

Battlefield V Developer: DICE Publisher: EA Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows (Reviewed) Release Date: 20 November 2018 Price: $59.99 USD – Available Here / $99.95 AUD – Available Here Video Review Overview DICE and EA are taking Battlefield V back to World War II where the franchise first started. While the setting is the same, Battlefield V is taking a decidedly more modern approach to ...

Battlefield V Launches Worldwide

After a few weeks of exclusive access for Origin Access members, Battlefield V has finally launched for the masses. The game is available now on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows via Origin. Battlefield V brings the franchise back to its World War II roots. The War Stories campaign mode will tell the tales of men and women around the world as they cope with a war that touched every corner of th...

Battlefield V Cosmetics Only Microtransaction Scheme Revealed

After the public outcry over Star Wars: Battlefront II’s initial microtransaction scheme, DICE is modifying their microtransaction strategy for Battlefield V. In a new article designed to spell out their Battlefield V strategy as clearly as possible, DICE announced they will be going with a cosmetics only model. Battlefield V will have two currencies, Company Coins and Battlefield Currency. ...

Anthem Scheduled to Launch on February 22 2019

EA revealed the launch date for Bioware’s action-RPG Anthem at EA Play. Anthem will launch simultaneous around the world on February 22, 2019 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, ad Windows via Origin. Origin Premiere Access subscribers on PC will get unlimited early access starting February 15th. EA Access and Origin Access Basic subscribers will get up to 10 hours of play time with the Play First T...

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