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E3 2019: FIFA 20‘s newest mode lets you play your way

June 9, 2019

Electronic Arts have used their EA Play event in Los Angeles to go in depth on FIFA 20, the latest entry in their world-beating football simulator. The focus of the presentation was squarely on a new mode called VOLTA. According to the press release, VOLTA (a Portuguese term that means “the return”) is “all about […]

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E3 2019: Madden 20 introduces Superstar X-Factor abilities

June 9, 2019

Electronic Arts have unveiled new Madden NFL 20 gameplay during their EA Play fan event in Los Angeles. The livestream went into detail on¬†Madden 20‘s newest mechanic, Superstar X-Factor abilities which sounds on paper a bit like stacking your football team with X-Men. These new X-Factor abilities grant superstar players certain buffs and abilities beyond […]

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E3 2019: The Sims 4 goes tropical, and the mermaids have been unleashed

June 9, 2019

The final item on the EA Play livestreaming docket today was The Sims 4 and its new expansion pack, Island Living. It’s the expac for anyone that’s ever wanted to bail on the city and live on a beach. There’s island-centric jobs like dive instructor, lifeguard and fisherman, clothing, hobbies, animals (including DOLPHINS!!!) and more […]

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E3 2019: Apex Legends Season 2 brings a new weapon, new skins, a new Legend and a new Battle Pass

June 8, 2019

Hot on the heels of their Star Wars Jedi presentation, Respawn Entertainment went into their plans for Season 2 of¬†Apex Legends. Fans concerned about a dearth of content will hopefully find them allayed with the wave of updates on the way. The new Battle Pass has been dubbed Battle Charge, along with a fresh new […]

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E3 2018: DICE has more Battlefield V to show you

June 9, 2018

Only two weeks after announcing¬†Battlefield V,¬†DICE have used this year’s EA Play press conference to show off another new trailer for the game.

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The Best and Worst of E3 2016

June 21, 2016

The monolithic¬†E3 Expo has come and gone for another year, showering us with exciting new trailers as often as it saddled us with toe-curling moments of cringe. We’ve rounded up the very best and the very worst of both for your stern appraisal.

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E3 2016: Titanfall 2 getting single player, multiplayer beta later this year

June 12, 2016

Respawn’s Vince Zampella has introduced two new trailers for the upcoming¬†Titanfall 2 at the EA Play press conference, including a complete single player campaign and a look at the game’s multiplayer modes.

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E3 2016: Bioware drops quick new Mass Effect Andromeda trailer

June 12, 2016

One of the biggest games to appear at the EA Play event ahead of E3 this year had to be¬†Mass Effect Andromeda, and Bioware didn’t disappoint.

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E3 2016: FIFA 17 getting Creed-esque story mode

June 12, 2016

FIFA 17¬†is set to introduce a complete story-based singleplayer mode according to a trailer released at the EA Play press conference ahead of E3 2016. Dubbed “The Journey”, the mode will take players through all of the trials and tribulations that come with being a¬†Premier League footballer.

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E3 2016: EA unveils brand new esports initiative at EA Play

June 12, 2016

Electronic Arts have revealed a huge push towards the esports market with plans for major tournaments and big money prize pools, plus publisher support for community- and user-staged events.

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E3 2016: EA drops Star Wars sizzle reel, shows first gameplay of Visceral’s new 3rd-person Star Wars adventure

June 12, 2016

If I wasn’t awake by the time EA’s press conference began this morning, I certainly was when the¬†Star Wars theme blared through my headphones to herald a change of topic. EA gave a quick look at a number of¬†Star Wars¬†games they have in the pipe, including a follow up to last year’s¬†Star Wars Battlefront at […]

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E3 2016: EA announces EA Originals program designed to give indie devs a leg up

June 12, 2016

EA have used their EA Play press event to announce EA Originals, a program designed to give independent developers the support they need to complete and release their games.

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FIFA 17 releasing September 29, moving to Frostbite engine

June 8, 2016

This year’s installment of the venerable¬†FIFA franchise will become the second EA Sports property to move to the Frostbite engine, the same one used to power Star Wars Battlefront,¬†Battlefield and¬†Dragon Age: Inquisition. Also: new trailer!

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