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Star Wars Battlefront closed alpha now taking applications

Star Wars: Battlefront is a series many gamers hold dear to their hearts. Memories of battling the Rebels on Hoth and Bespin stir deep emotions. Crushing the Separatists through expert maneuvers on Naboo is an experience I'll not soon forget,…

Nintendo just hired Bowser as its new VP of sales

Doug Bowser is the new vice president of sales at Nintendo, the company has confirmed. Also confirmed, Doug has no relation to King Koopa or anyone else from the Nintendo mythos. The aptly named Bowser will play a key role…

Battlefield Hardline Benchmarked, Performance Review

Battlefield Hardline showed superb graphics and smooth gameplay when we benchmarked it during last month's week-long public beta, and while the good news was that the game could be played on fairly modest hardware, it didn't quite display Battlefield 4's wow-factor. Developed by Visceral Games, the retail version Hardline is now available and we are back to rerun all the beta tests along with others to see how the frame rates have changed from beta to retail.

EA has already started Origin's Black Friday games sale

Black Friday doesn't officially start for another couple of days, but that hasn't stopped EA from launching a sale through their Origin game delivery service a little bit early. The Origin Black Friday Sale (or Mega Sale as it's known…

The Sims 4 Review: Now with emotions and multitasking ...and some missing features

The Sims 4 is a big game. But like any so-called life simulator, it only seems that way when you add up its countless tiny bits and pieces into one giant mosaic. Actually playing the game feels like you're both telling and watching a series of private, intimate stories. It is a beautiful new act in EA's popular franchise. Even with its controversial changes and missing features, I've never had this much fun playing with my Sims.

EA announces subscription service for Xbox One gamers

Borrowing a page from the streaming music and video industry, Electronic Arts on Tuesday announced a subscription service targeting Xbox One owners. EA Access, in partnership with Microsoft, will grant members access to select EA games for a monthly (or…