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EA Origin Dropping Pre-Windows 7 Support

As many users undoubtedly learned the hard way with Windows XP, software support doesn’t last forever. This is doubly true of regular software which can often just drop support without much warning and stop working. Luckily, this…

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Need For Speed: Most Wanted is Now Free For a Limited Time

EA has a poor reputation among the gaming community due to the implementation of DLC, microtransactions, pre-order bonuses and other anti-consumer initiatives. Furthermore, their behaviour resulted in the demise of various franchises including Dead Space and…

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EA Claims “We’re on a Journey to Regain The Trust of PC Gamers”

EA’s reputation in the gaming community is appalling and often perceived as a development studio obsessed by profits at the expense of making compelling games. Furthermore, the disappointment surrounding Star Wars: Battlefront, eventual demise of Maxis…

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EA Offers Game Subscription Service for PC

In recent years, digital platforms have become the go to for PC gamers. With services like Steam allowing quick easy access to an entire range of products, while also purchase security and more recently the ability…

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Star Wars Battlefront Receives Balance Patch

Star Wars Battlefront is possibly one of the most shallow games I’ve ever experienced and suffers from a severe lack of content. While the game’s visuals are awe-inspiring, it’s difficult to look past the unbalanced multiplayer,…

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Origin’s Beastly Gaming Laptop Packs in a Core i7 and Two GTX 980Ms in SLI

Florida-based PC manufacturer Origin has built a laptop set to make the eyes of even the most ardent desktop gamer water; the EON17-SLX packs in either a single desktop NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 graphics card or…

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EA Cancels Jade Empire: Special Edition Free Promotion Due to Technical Problems

PC gamers overwhelmingly prefer the Steam digital distribution client due to cloud saves, achievements, trading cards and the ability to store a huge library in one client. Unfortunately, EA decided to make their latest titles exclusive…

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EA Denies Data Breach After User Details Leak to Pastebin

Electronic Arts has denied that it has suffered a data breach following user account details being leaked and briefly posted to Pastebin. According to EA, its servers have not been compromised in any way, but it…

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Where to Find the Best PC Gaming Deals!

Tired of paying full retail price for your games or waiting for the Steam Sale to roll around, only to find that most of the games that are on offer were the same games as the…

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This Weeks Top PC Gaming Deals

Nobody likes paying more than they have to for things, that much is especially true for a lot of gamers, as we all know that retail launch prices of games tend to be quite expensive. Of…

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Dragon Age: Inquisition – Game of the Year Edition Now Available

The 2014 smash hit is showing no signs of slowing down, with gamers around the world enjoying the latest RPG epic. Of course, not everyone has played it yet and now that the Game of the…

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Star Wars Battlefront Beta Date Confirmed

The sounds, the lasers firing and hitting everything but their target, the zoom of the speeder bike and pod racers as they flew past you. Everyone remembers them, once you have seen them (if you liked…

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Need For Speed PC Version Delayed Until Spring 2016

The latest Need for Speed game merges the single player and online aspects into a constantly-evolving, social experience, but this requires an always-online connection to EA’s servers. Therefore, it’s perfectly plausible for the game to be…

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Star Wars: Battlefront Leaked Alpha Footage Shows Hoth Assault

Footage from the closed alpha build of Star Wars: Battlefront has leaked, showing 10 glorious minutes of the Empire’s assault on the Rebel’s secret base on the ice planet of Hoth. The alpha testing, which began…

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GOG’s Steam Rival Goes Live Today

The wonderful online digital game store Good Old Games (GOG) is launching its own digital game distribution platform to rival Steam and EA’s Origin. GOG Galaxy goes live today, and a beta version of the client…

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Grand Theft Auto 5 PC Users Faced with Login Problems over the Weekend

Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto 5 has just hit the PC platform and it already had its fair share of problems. Users with ‘unique’ usernames have been extremely disappointed when attempting to install or play the GTA…

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Nineties Classic Syndicate Available Free on Origin Now

Classic real-time strategy game Syndicate is available for free through EA’s digital distribution platform Origin. Syndicate, developed by notorious game developer Peter Molyneux under the Bullfrog banner, puts the player in charge of a team of…

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Get Theme Hospital for Free!

Everyone loves free stuff and Origin is giving away Theme Hospital on the house. The simulator puts you in charge of designing and running this virtual hospital with the goal to turn cures into cash. The Origin…

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Origin Users Complain of Account Breaches

Users of Origin, EA’s digital game distribution portal, have reported unauthorized access to their accounts, with activity including game purchases, game playing, and in-game currency farming. A number of users have complained about the abnormal activity…

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SimCity 2000 Available for Free

Great news for city simulation aficionados: EA is offering SimCity 2000 for free until the end of Thursday. SimCity 2000 offers all the fun of the franchise, with none of the always-on DRM and server failures…

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It Happened to Me: EA Origin Hacked, In-Game Content Purchased

Last night I was informed via email that I had purchased 3 different games from Origin, as well as an in-game item. This is not a common practice for me to purchase multiple games at one…

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Origin Mega Sale: Far Cry 3 for Just $7.48, and Much More

Origin is currently running their Mega Sale, with games up to 75% off. The massive Mega Sale includes games like Mass Effect for $2.49, or Far Cry 3 for $7.98; but there’s also some older titles…

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Battlefield 4 Free on Origin for 1 Week

The latest Battlefield is now free to play on Origin for a whole week! That’s right, a whole week, 168 hours of EA’s latest FPS blockbuster for free. Don’t worry if you haven’t instantly jumped onto…

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Get Wing Commander 3 for Free on Origin

EA gets a lot of stick from gamers these days, and it’s understandable given that the company comes across as a soulless machine for squeezing money out of consumers. However this much is true of most…

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Canada and NASA Team Up To Stop Asteroid That Could Hit Earth

Canada is said to be teaming up with NASA to work on its Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security Regolith Explorer mission, or OSIRIS-REx for short, having its main objective be the first US probe to return…

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Battlefield 4 Dragon’s Teeth Out For Premium Members Today

Are you a Battlefield Premium member? Well if you are as of today you will be able to access the new Dragon’s Teeth DLC for Battlefield 4. The new DLC pack is available to buy and…

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Investigation Started After EA Caught Spying Via Origin Client

EA representatives have begun an investigation after it was discovered that the Origin Client is file snooping. With privacy concerns being a hotter topic than ever before in light of scandals such as the NSA, this…