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The Sims 4 getting ghosts, pools, and more in free updates

Ghosts have been added to The Sims 4 today, and plenty more stuff – including swimming pools – will be added to the game in free content updates soon.

By Tim McDonald | 1 Oct 2014 | 0

Dragon Age: Inquisition trailer explains crafting, bee grenades

A new Dragon Age: Inquisition delves into the important subject of bee grenades and how to make them.

By Peter Parrish | 1 Oct 2014 | 1

Dragon Age: Inquisition character creation details and images

BioWare’s live stream of the Dragon Age: Inquisition character creation tool (plus bonus Deep Roads gameplay) has wrapped up, so here’s a run-down on what was shown.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Sep 2014 | 2

Dragon Age: Inquisition character creation reveal on Monday

BioWare’s Mike Laidlaw and Cameron Lee will be streaming a reveal of the Dragon Age: Inquisition character creation system (plus new gameplay) on 29 September.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Sep 2014 | 1

Dragon Age: Inquisition explains the power of judgement

As head of the Dragon Age: Inquisition, it’ll sometimes fall to you to sit on a big throne like a fancy-pants king and pass judgement on unfortunate mortals.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Sep 2014 | 0

FIFA 15 and Eden Hazard show off skillful ball manipulation

That’s right, everyone: it’s time for me to once again talk about the noble art of kicking a ball, thanks to a new FIFA 15 trailer.

By Tim McDonald | 19 Sep 2014 | 0

Battlefield Hardline gets a Hotwire mode trailer

EA have released a gameplay trailer for Battlefield Hardline‘s vehicle-focused multiplayer mode, Hotwire.

By Tim McDonald | 18 Sep 2014 | 0

The Sims 4 Review

The Sims 4 is not a bad game. Really, it’s not.

By Tim McDonald | 15 Sep 2014 | 5

The Sims 4: Early Impressions

I have yet to form a proper verdict of The Sims 4, but I’ve played around with it for a couple of hours.

By Tim McDonald | 5 Sep 2014 | 3

Dragon Age: Inquisition reveals those risque romance options

As somebody who blundered into some seriously uncomfortable-looking sex with Mass Effect’s Miranda in an engine room, I know how important it is to know about Dragon Age: Inquisition’s romance options ahead of time.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Sep 2014 | 1

The Sims 4’s day one patch makes hilarious reading

The Sims 4 received a pre-release patch, which isn’t all that surprising – but is quite funny when you look at what it fixes.

By Tim McDonald | 2 Sep 2014 | 1

EA is cherry-picking who gets pre-release Sims 4 builds

In a development that can be seen as either a bit worrying or very funny, EA has given up all pretense of getting an even spread of release day reviews for The Sims 4 and is attempting to game the system entirely.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Aug 2014 | 5

Dragon Age Inquisition gets a bundle of multiplayer screens

If you’re feeling a bit inquisitive about how Dragon Age Inquisition‘s multiplayer looks, these new screens should help you out.

By Tim McDonald | 27 Aug 2014 | Comments Off

Dragon Age: Inquisition has Mass Effect style co-op multiplayer

I’ve been hearing rumours about Dragon Age: Inquisition multiplayer for a few days now, and it turns out those rumours were largely correct.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Aug 2014 | 1

The Sims 4 launch trailer is very keen on hashtags

A ‘launch’ trailer ten days before the game comes out is perhaps pushing it a bit, but The Sims 4 doesn’t care for your petty word definitions.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Aug 2014 | 2

Battlefield Hardline’s new screens are quite pretty

EA have released a set of rather lovely new Battlefield Hardline screens showing off the single-player and the new multiplayer modes.

By Tim McDonald | 20 Aug 2014 | Comments Off

Dragon Age: Inquisition site adds race, class and specialisation info

BioWare has added a page to the Dragon Age: Inquisition site allowing players to mess around with different racial, class and specialisation set-ups.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Aug 2014 | Comments Off

Sims 4 review access reportedly withheld until release day

It sounds as if, to avoid any pre-release criticism, EA might be falling back on the corny old tactic of withholding review copies of The Sims 4 until release day.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Aug 2014 | 12

Sims 4 forum thread tracks 78+ missing features

The author of a thread over in EA’s official forums for The Sims 4 has been in touch to let us know that Sims players have been keeping track of the upcoming game’s cut features.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Aug 2014 | 5

The Sims 4 will be missing family trees as well

Sorry everyone, it’s another news post about a feature that won’t be in The Sims 4.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Aug 2014 | 1

Battlefield Hardline’s single-player is all about replayability and freedom

The final big stage demo at E3’s Gamescom conference was Battlefield Hardline, revealing two new multiplayer modes and the game’s single-player.

By Tim McDonald | 13 Aug 2014 | Comments Off

Dragon Age: Inquisition’s live stage demo shows the joys of tactical combat

Dragon Age: Inquisition got a lengthy showing on the Gamescom stage, displaying one complete side mission.

By Tim McDonald | 13 Aug 2014 | Comments Off

The Sims 4 live stage demo was an entertaining train-wreck

The Sims Studio’s general manager Rachel Franklin and EA COO Peter Moore took to the Gamescom stage to play The Sims 4, live.

By Tim McDonald | 13 Aug 2014 | Comments Off

BioWare’s Shadow Realms is a 4v1 online action RPG for PC

I’m not entirely sure what I just saw from BioWare Austin at EA’s Gamescom press event, but I think that headline sums up what Shadow Realms is trying to be.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Aug 2014 | Comments Off

FIFA 15 goes balls-out, extends EA’s Premier League agreement to 2019

EA have announced that they’ve extended their existing agreement with the Premier League until the end of the 2018/2019 season.

By Tim McDonald | 6 Aug 2014 | 1

Wing Commander 3 is free on Origin for an undisclosed period

Before Chris Roberts fell into a Star Citizen shaped vat of internet money he was one of the main chaps behind the Wing Commander series.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Aug 2014 | Comments Off

The Sims 4 will have mod support at launch

The Sims 4 is having a weird PR ride to launch, where every positive thing seems to have a negative accompaniment.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Aug 2014 | Comments Off

The Sims 4 will give rewards for owning Sims 3 stuff

If you own a whole bunch of DLC from The Sims 3 (as well as the base game,) extra items will show up in The Sims 4 as a reward.

By Peter Parrish | 1 Aug 2014 | Comments Off

Titanfall’s Frontier Edge DLC drops from orbit today

Pilot, prepare for more Titanfall: the latest DLC pack, Frontier’s Edge, has just dropped from orbit.

By Tim McDonald | 31 Jul 2014 | Comments Off

The Sims 4’s emotion trailer has a nude man weeping in a bath

In a bleak portrait of the human condition at its most vulnerable, The Sims 4 portrays sorrow as a man blubbing in a tub.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Jul 2014 | Comments Off