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Next-gen Star Wars: Battlefront due in summer 2015


By: Eddie Makuch The all-new next-generation Star Wars: Battlefront game  from Electronic Arts and developer DICE will “most likely” release in summer 2015 alongside the new films , CFO Blake Jorgensen said today during EA’s annual stockholder meeting. Jorgensen said the Battlefront series, in the past, has performed “extremely well.” Beyond a brief teaser trailer for the game at E3, EA and DICE have remained quiet on what the new Star Wars Battlefront game will offer. EA Games executive Patrick Söderlund said last month  that []

EA and Disney team up for Star Wars games


By: Eddie Makuch Electronic Arts and The Walt Disney company today announced a new multiyear exclusive agreement to develop and publish new games based on Star Wars characters and stories. As part of the agreement, EA will create new Star Wars titles for a “core gaming audience.” These games will span “all interactive platforms” and “the most popular game genres.” Disney, meanwhile, will retain rights to create new Star Wars games for mobile, social, tablet, and online markets. “Every developer dreams of []

Dead Space 3 Loot Exploit Won’t Be Patched, Says EA


By: Darryl Kaye   (@DarrylGU) Dead Space 3 was only released last week, but an intrepid gamer has already found a way to exploit he game‘s look system. It allows gamers to farm resources, allowing them to gain items with ease, that others might end up paying real money for through the game’s micro-transactions. It’s an exploit that looks set to stay though, as EA has made their stance very clear. Despite the potential for lost revenue, they’ve stated that the micro-transactions are merely there []

Dead Space 3 has microtransactions


By:  Eddie Makuch Dead Space 3 will be the first entry in the franchise to include microtransactions. Eurogamer reports today that the action game will allow players to use real-world money to purchase various resources like materials and scrap parts. This is entirely optional, Dead Space 3 associate producer Yara Khoury explained. “You can buy resources with real money, but scavenger bots can also give you the currency that you can use on the marketplace, so you don’t have to spend [real-world] dollars,” Khoury said. It []

Dead Space 3 gets Kinect voice controls


By: Eddie Makuch Dead Space 3 for Xbox 360 will feature Kinect voice controls, publisher Electronic Arts announced today. Players will be able to use simple voice commands like “Find partner,” “Fire stasis,” “Attack enemy” and others during gameplay in both single- and cooperative multiplayer. Kinect voice controls are entirely optional in Dead Space 3. No gesture-based Kinect functionality was announced. Dead Space 3 is due out February 5, 2013in North America for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC, with a release following in Europe []

Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel launching March 2013


By: Eddie Makuch The next entry in the Army of Two franchise will be on store shelves next year. Electronic Arts announced Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel today, slating the game to arrive for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 during March 2013. A co-op shooter developed by Dead Space studio Visceral Games and running on DICE’s Frostbite 2 game engine, The Devil’s Cartel is aimed at "resetting" and "refreshing" the franchise. In the game, players will find themselves in Mexico, []

Dead Space 3 gets co-op – Report


According to a source who spoke to IGN, gamers will be able to buddy up in the upcoming yet unannounced Dead Space 3.  Series hero Isaac Clarke will be able to journey through the game along with another character.  Not much is known about this other character, only that is a man described as “a man with a gnarly scar on his face”.  He will also act as Isaac’s guide through the game. Dead Space 3’s co-op mode will feature the same []