Third-party games come to uPlay

By:  Eddie Makuch Ubisoft’s uPlay virtual marketplace today added third-party titles. The publisher has signed agreements with more than 15 companies to make their games available through the platform, including Electronic Arts, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Telltale Games, and Bohemia Interactive. To mark the arrival of third-party titles on uPlay, Ubisoft is offering a free digital copy of Driver: San Francisco Deluxe Edition, From Dust, Might … Continue reading Third-party games come to uPlay

Crysis 3 multiplayer beta nets 3 million downloads

By:  Eddie Makuch The Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC multiplayer beta for Crysis 3, which went live January 29, has been downloaded over 3 million times worldwide, Electronic Arts announced today. In addition, EA said preorders for the first-person shooter are pacing ahead of Crysis 2 by 35 percent. On top of this, EA revealed that its online video series “The 7 Wonders of Crysis 3” helped the Crysis … Continue reading Crysis 3 multiplayer beta nets 3 million downloads

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

Insomniac’s Fuse delayed

By: Martin Gaston Resistance and Ratchet & Clank developer Insomniac Games‘ first multiplatform title Fuse has slipped from its intended March 2013 release date. The third-person shooter will now be released between April and June, EA has announced. The release slip was confirmed as part ofEA’s Q3 earnings report, where EA also said that sales-conquering soccer sim FIFA 13 has scored 12 million sales andBattlefield 3 Premium had notched up almost three … Continue reading Insomniac’s Fuse delayed

God of War: Ascension Super Bowl ad teased

By:  Eddie Makuch [UPDATE] Following the publication of this story, Sony confirmed the God of War: Ascension Super Bowl ad. It will air online and not on TV during the game on Sunday evening. It was produced by Imaginary Forces and will feature a special rendition of Ellie Goulding‘s “Hanging On.” The original story follows below Kratos may be at the Super Bowl this weekend. Sony has released a live-action … Continue reading God of War: Ascension Super Bowl ad teased

EA joins group opposing Defense of Marriage Act

By:  Eddie Makuch Electronic Arts is stepping up its efforts to oppose the Defense of Marriage Act. The Human Rights Campaign has announced a new Business Coalition for DOMA Repeal, a group made up of 13 Fortune 500 companies, including Electronic Arts. Other companies include eBay, Armani Exchange, and Marriott International Inc., among others. No other game companies are part of the group. All companies in the Business … Continue reading EA joins group opposing Defense of Marriage Act

2,100 more sex offenders banned from online games

By: Eddie Makuch An additional 2,100 registered sex offenders have been removed from online gaming platforms in New York, attorney general Eric T. Schneidermanannounced today through his website. The bannings are part of the “Operation: Game Over” initiative, which earlier this year removed more than 3,500 sex offenders from online networks in the state. New York had the cooperation of five new game companies for … Continue reading 2,100 more sex offenders banned from online games

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 … Continue reading Dead Space 3 gets Kinect voice controls

Mirror’s Edge easter egg found in Battlefield 3 DLC

By: Eddie Makuch DICE continues to tease a return to Mirror’s Edge. YouTube user xXHerseyBoyXx has spotted (via MP1st) Mirror’s Edge protagonist Faith Connors’ running shoes atop one of the buildings in Battlefield‘s latest expansion, Aftermath. Additionally, Faith can be heard panting near the shoes. Last week, former DICE employee Ben Cousins said it is “general knowledge” in the Stockholm, Sweden development scene (where DICE … Continue reading Mirror’s Edge easter egg found in Battlefield 3 DLC

Dragon Age III for next-gen in 2014?

By: Eddie Makuch When Electronic Arts officially announced Dragon Age III: Inquisition in September, the company did so without specifying platforms. Now, it has been suggested that the upcoming role-playing game, officially due late 2013, could land on still-unannounced next-generation systems from Microsoft and Sony. The LinkedIn resume of an EA Shanghai employee (spotted by Superannuation) states the scope of Dragon Age III: Inquisition has … Continue reading Dragon Age III for next-gen in 2014?