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EA Sports launches Season Ticket sub services for Xbox 360 and PS3

Tuesday, 2 August 2011 13:34 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

EA Sports has launched Season Ticket, which is an annual subscription service for its main sports franchises FIFA, Madden, NHL and Tiger Woods’ PGA Tour.

The service will cost subscribers 2000 Microsoft Points annually and it allows members to download the full version of each new release three days before it hits stores. Once the game is released to the general public, the download will expire. However, those who earned levels and achievements during the three-day period will be able to transfer the game data back over into the game once it is purchased.

Other incentives include a 20 percent discount on all EA Sports DLC, access to free “premium web content”, and a membership badge for in-game and profile bragging rights.

“We’ve been talking to consumers in the US and over there in Europe about the type of thing they would like to see that they aren’t currently getting from their EA Sports experiences,” EA Sports’ Peter Moore told GI.biz in an interview.

“It’s very important to communicate that this doesn’t change anything about EA Sports other than to add a layer on for people who are interested in those areas. It doesn’t subtract or detract in any way from the core experience.”

Moore said the program isn’t about “making a profit in the early going,” but about providing value to the firm’s core sports consumer.

“It’s about figuring out…a price that isn’t going to eliminate a huge amount of people for the value that’s delivered,” he said. “We took it to the consumers and asked what they thought. The price we landed on is around 2000 points, and we think it’s a great price.”

The service is available for Australia, Europe, North America and New Zealand on Xbox 360, and on PS3 in North America.

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16 Comments

  1. someguy2

    I honestly think EA has returned to being the most evil publisher.

    #1 4 years ago
  2. Phoenixblight

    Yes because having a sub that you can ignore definitely makes EA evil. This is one franchise that could utilize a subscription.

    #2 4 years ago
  3. Johnny Cullen

    All the Madden and FIFA nuts are going to want this, just for the early access. Bet on it.

    #3 4 years ago
  4. LOLshock94

    thank god it was ea sport games only

    #4 4 years ago
  5. DSB

    More making money off of nothing.

    @3 Most likely the reason you’re seeing this is because there are fewer and fewer Madden nuts. They’re basically going to have to overhaul the franchise at this point. The way they’ve run that into the ground makes Call of Duty look like an indie game.

    #5 4 years ago
  6. someguy2

    @2 Yet when Activision launches a subscription based service that you don’t have to pay for people call them evil. I forgot that for some reason people love EA.

    #6 4 years ago
  7. viralshag

    @6, People are only trying to hate on EA at the moment because of the the whole Steam thing. What have they done recently that actually makes them evil?

    As far as I can see, what they have been doing over other publishers is actually releasing some decent games.

    #7 4 years ago
  8. AHA-Lambda

    so ur paying a subscription to get a 3 day early demo? (lets face it thats what it is when it times out upon release).
    all the other crap is worthless anyway =/

    #8 4 years ago
  9. DSB

    Evil is for comic book villains. I just think they’re irresponsible and sloppy.

    Instead of increasing their profits by investing in good games, or building a more efficient company, EA invests in trying to gobble up the margins online, which are far more reasonable than they ever would be in a brick and mortar store, even if you sold an online pass with every copy. It’s just a kind of unneccesary grab that seems to be business as usual for games publishers, possibly playing on the naivety of their customers.

    Perhaps the funniest thing is that people actually thought EA cared for a while. I think the sad fact is that most gamers just don’t care to look behind the spin or the misleading headlines, to figure out just who they’re dealing with.

    It’s not that they’re better or worse than anyone else, it’s just that they’re the first to introduce some measures that aren’t going to serve our interests very well. It might as well be Activision or Ubisoft, but in this case it’s EA leading the charge.

    #9 4 years ago
  10. viralshag

    @9,

    “Perhaps the funniest thing is that people actually thought EA cared for a while. I think the sad fact is that most gamers just don’t care to look behind the spin or the misleading headlines, to figure out just who they’re dealing with.”

    I think I understand what you’re trying to say but I personally don’t agree. I think you’re somewhat in the right with regards to gamers not caring who they’re dealing with but you could apply this to all sorts of consumers in all sorts of industries. Some businesses are better with their customers, some are better with their shareholders and some, like I think EA is, is pretty good to both.

    A lot of the time the “spin” is put on the stories by the media and gamers themselves when a lot of the time, the decisions being made are really just business based decisions. Gamers just tend to take every slight move made by companies as some sort of personal insult. And what is really sad, is that the “spin” is usually what gets the page clicks over looking at things sensibly and practically.

    And again, what measures have they introduced that isn’t good for gamers? I mean, I have been buying a lot of EA games over the years on all the different platforms and I haven’t come across anything that stands out as a problem for me, as a gamer or a consumer.

    #10 4 years ago
  11. SplatteredHouse

    @8: it definitely reads that way. No matter, it’s still a risible deal.

    #11 4 years ago
  12. DSB

    @10 The worst thing is really the total lack of restraint – The game has changed from earning what you get, to simply grabbing something extra off the sales you already make. Instead of settling for 15 dollars at a brick and mortar, they introduce a measure to gain 10 dollars off of every resale, independent of any loss of value, thus effectively sneaking in a 66% additional profit, for no extra value, on a sale that they probably never stood a chance at getting in the first place. Why settle for 100% of a sale, when you can have 166%?

    Then you have something like the digital market, rendering more than twice as much as every brick and mortar sale, but that isn’t enough for EA either. They want 100%, not 70%, in spite of already gaining twice as much on every sale, than they ever have in the history of the company.

    More than likely, it’s going to start a race to be the one with the most 100% sales on their earnings reports, leading to more clients, greater inconvenience, and who knows what else as a casualty of a potential client-war.

    Technically, Sony and Microsoft are in competition. On paper, that’s great for us, but I still can’t play Uncharted on my 360, or Halo on my PS3. Is that worth the lower price on consoles? I don’t think so, because it lessens the actual value of each.

    To me that’s a fundamental shift, when companies move from selling something that has actual value, to either simply selling less for more, or selling nothing for something. That’s where the dragon goes from eating what’s in front of it, to eating its own tail, in my opinion.

    #12 4 years ago
  13. viralshag

    @12, With regards to the $10 code, what exactly is wrong with that? I don’t see anything wrong with it being a deterrent to push people towards buying games new. If you’re going to play the game you should support the company behind it. If there is such a problem with companies making money for doing very little, we as gamers should really be completely boycotting the brick and mortar stores who more than make their fair share of profit.

    “But does it feel good when I have to switch between clients to play my games, while not saving myself a penny in doing so?”

    All the prices I can see on Origin as of right now, match that of Steam. Where would you have saved the money off a new full price game? All the new games I see available on the digital download services are pretty much the same.

    “To me that’s a fundamental shift, when companies move from selling something that has actual value, to either simply selling less for more, or nothing for something.”

    In a sense you have described what Steam, and other digital distributors are. Technically, we don’t own what we buy from Steam and that’s laid out clear in the user agreement. Why don’t we pull them up and point fingers at them? And as unlikely as it is, if Steam went down indefinitely, it seems like they wouldn’t guarantee we would have access to the games purchased.

    Answer me this, if I didn’t want to use Steam or I didn’t like it but I wanted to get a digital copy of Team Fortress 2 or Portal 2, where can I buy it?

    Now tell me how this differs from SWTOR or BF3 being exclusive to Origin? And tell me how Steam and Valve have not benefitted from having some of the most popular PC games exclusively to their client? I think it’s rich for people to point the finger at EA for decided to make certain things exclusive to Origin. That’s pretty much exactly what Valve has done with their own very popular games to get Steam onto PCs.

    I can understand why people are annoyed and yes, I do think they have a right to be. But it is just business and a calculated risk by EA, if Origin doesn’t pay off you will probably see them shift focus back to Steam.

    #13 4 years ago
  14. DSB

    To go paragraph for paragraph:

    1. You’re free to accept anything you want from a company. I can’t change the way you feel about that sort of thing, nor would I.

    For me personally, I think a significant line is crossed once you start charging something for nothing. It’s simply inflating the market, rather than expanding it, which has lead to more than a few disasters in the all too recent past.

    2. I wasn’t bitching about the price itself. I was simply pointing out the fact that as a Steam user (50-70% of digital customers) I’m being inconvenienced, while not reaping any kind of benefit, from any sort of competition, in spite of EA gaining 30% on every sale they make.

    That’s completely leaving out the fact that EA has resorted to monopolizing their DLC, ensuring that independent retailers have no chance of competing amongst themselves on price. That’s good for EA, not for me. They’re not the first, nor the last to do it, though.

    3. You’re describing terms that apply for any game, and have nothing to do with what I’m talking about. Steam provides games under the same terms as everybody else. As EA have shown, online components can be shut down at their discretion, usually coinciding with the launch of another yearly iterated sportsgame.

    A licence isn’t ownership in the literal sense, but it is a core product, offering basic value for money. I don’t recall Steam ever inventing an extra charge on anything they sell. The community is free, with all of its integrated features from gaming news and hardware surveys, to video sharing. No passes, no subs, just core products.

    If we’re talking about DLC, then Valve is no better, which is why I’m saying that EA is no better or worse than anyone else, they’re simply the first to come up with the most recent excuse to charge something for nothing.

    The answer to your question: Valve and Stardock are just as ethically wrong to keep their titles off of competing services – With the huge distinction that neither are essentially publishers. You can always argue whether they’re just small time ones at that – But the result is the same. Their keeping their own titles inhouse means absolutely nothing for the market as a whole. EA leveraging a giant catalogue while aggressively trying to manipulate the marketshare is a far more serious move with a far greater impact.

    There’s a difference between a sedan and a big rig, that’s why most countries regulate the two differently.

    Ultimately though, it just means even more inconvenience for me. I could go to Impulse or D2D to buy my EA titles, but there’s a reason why those services haven’t fared better – They simply aren’t as good.

    #14 4 years ago
  15. GrimRita

    And then 12 months after release, EA will probably shut the servers down. A bargain for $10 – NOT! lol

    #15 4 years ago
  16. OlderGamer

    No good way to spin this.

    Right now we are seeing step one. I looked at it on xb360 and it was free to download. They even have it listed as a new game on games on demand. Of course thats not what it is, and not what they want it to become.

    If this service allowed gamers to download update versions of the game(provided they already owned a version and subscribed to the service) then we would be headed in the right direction. But that isn’t what EA wants.

    This is justa piece that will fit into Origins later on. This is a platform and Origins will be the launching pad. Wait for it. You won’t need an Online Pass if your a paying subscriber. Your games won’t work on PC/PS3/WiiU unless you subscribe, xbox games might work thro a deal with MS and their Gold service.

    I have a feeling that EA is just leading the pack on this one. Acti/Ubi and others will soon follow.

    Its going to eventualy end up in a streaming game subscription that allows you to play your purchased games from various pieces of hardware. Cutting out traditional consoles and replacing them with stuff like a publisher based Onlive service. If you want EA games you will need to sub to EAs service. Same for other pubs.

    Stuff like this is scary for gamers. I say don’t sub, don’t even sign up for the “free stuff” as they are most likly trojon horses anyways. When was the last time a game pub did anything that was for gamers and not directly related to increasing profits? Trust me this EA Season thingie is aimed at testing the waters for more sinister stuff later on.

    #16 4 years ago

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    Electronic Arts has announced its annual E3 2015 press conference will take place the day before the show kicks off on June 15. EA, Microsoft, Sony and Ubisoft always hold press events the day before E3 officially starts, so this isn’t any surprise, really. The presser, dubbed “Live to Play”, will last one hour and […]

  • Steam exchange rate mix-up closes down community market

    The Steam community market was buggered up big time today after a mix-up with currency conversion had items selling from practically nothing, to millions of dollars. PC Gamer picked up on the news after a thread on Reddit appeared with screenshots depicting just how silly things were getting over there. The currency exchange rate data […]

  • Britney Spears signs five-year deal with Glu for new mobile game

    Pop star Britney Spears has signed a five-year deal with Glu mobile for a new, untitled game. The mobile game will feature her “voice, likeness, and creative influence,” and is due for release sometime next year. Glu also signed a deal with Katy Perry in February, so expect a game revolving around her to hit […]

  • Large Activision publisher sale on Steam discounts Call of Duty, Prototype, more

    Activision has put the majority of its library on sale through Steam this weekend, and if other titles weren’t included, it could be referred to as a Call of Duty sale. Below are a few standouts. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Gold Edition 25% off Call of Duty: Ghosts 67% off Call of Duty: […]

  • The Dota 2 International Compendium is out, second Stretch Goal almost complete

    The International Compendium has been released for Dota 2 with the prize pool sitting at a lovely $1,917,155 as of press time. Valve said over the weekend to expect the International Compendium to drop sometime this week. As with previous years, those who purchase the Compendium can earn rewards by completing challenges, making predictions and by […]

  • If permadeath RTS games are up your alley, check out indie project XO

    The Square Enix Collective showcases projects for a limited time to help drum up community support and potential backers, and RTS title XO from Jumpdrive Studios is worth taking a look at. The teaser trailer is fairly brief, but if you visit the page for XO over at the Square Enix Collective, it’s understandable – […]

  • GTA 5 PC patch disables mods. Here’s how to get them working again

    A new patch for the PC version of GTA 5 was released yesterday and, as it turns out, has wiped the ability to use mods with the game. The wasn’t great news for some players, but YouTuber taltigolt has already figured out how to play the PC version with mods after installing the patch. Matt […]

  • Xbox One ad stealth launches a mysterious Halo 5 competition

    A new Xbox One advert released today isn’t as straightforward as it appears. The trailer has a couple of pretty conspicuous ‘glitches’ throughout, and members of NeoGAF wasted no time in breaking it down. The first item of interest is the screen from the hunt the signal site, which displays an error message when accessed […]

  • Battlefield 4 Jungle map improved with latest update

    DICE LA has updated the Battlefield 4 Jungle map, adding more foliage and a new route. As demonstrated by Westie in the video above, the map now has the kind of foliage you’d expect in the jungle, helping to conceal infantry players. The update also tweaks positions of objective points and has added a concealed […]

  • Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate free DLC pack for May includes Metroid and Mega Man armour

    The May DLC pack for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate boasts some big ticket items, including Metroid, Street Fighter, and Mega Man gear. This big fat chunk of free DLC, detailed on the capcom unity blog, includes Hunter equipment: Metroid’s Varia Suit Metroid’s Zero Suit Metroid’s Arm Cannon Taiko Drum Master Hunting Horn USJ’s Star Rook […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for May 1, 2 – Hard Light edition

    Here he comes with his weird face, dealing goods and gear for Guardians. It’s Friday. Xur: Agent of the Nine is back in the Tower. Of Course he is. Got your Strange Coins? Here’s what’s in his bag this week: Ruin Wings [Exotic Titan gauntlets] – 13SC Don’t Touch Me [Exotic Hunter gauntlets] – 13SC […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition Jaws of Hakkon DLC drops for PS4 on May 26

    Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC has now been announced for May 26 for PS3, PS4 and Xbox 360. The announcement was made on Twitter via the official Dragon Age account. Mark your calendars! #DAIJawsOfHakkon pic.twitter.com/mU1WfkSrQV — Dragon Age (@dragonage) May 1, 2015 The DLC was released for PC and Xbox One back in March thanks to […]

  • New Witcher 3 screenshots highlight Geralt’s questionable fashion choices

    Even though The Witcher 3 release date is drawing closer, it still feels like a million year away. So here are some more screenshots to tide you over until then. We got to look at in-game shots yesterday, but these new screens show Geralt riding through some gorgeously vibrant mountains, in the midst of combat […]

  • Sims Gurus patch out pregnant men

    Say goodbye to The Sims 4 unique take on fatherhood, as The Sims Gurus confirm that male pregnancies are no more. The Sims 4 players have been reporting high numbers of alien abductions, leaving their male characters with sore bottoms and a bellyful of alien baby. Kotaku reports that not everyone was getting their knickers […]

  • Black Mesa countdown probably points to Half-life remake release date

    Half-life remake Black Mesa may have a release date at last. Black Mesa is a Source Engine remake of the original Half-life, which like everything related to Half-life feels like it’s taking forever to come out. The first part launched in September 2012, and it looks like we might have a release date for the […]

  • Spector puts down rumours of troubled Epic Mickey development

    Epic Mickey seemed like a surprising follow-up project from the man who made Deus Ex, but Warren Spector has put down rumours of a difficult relationship with Disney. Epic Mickey displays several qualities found in Spector’s other games and which he has always espoused in interviews – heck, this is the man whose dream it […]

  • Ubisoft makes good on Child of Light promise with free eBook

    Child of Light fans can check out a gorgeous new illustrated book set in the world of Lumeria. Earlier this month, creator Patrick Plourde confirmed that there were more Child of Light projects on the way. As we expected from the cagey wording, at least the first of these projects isn’t a game: it’s an […]

  • Half-life episode from Junction Point would have featured a magnet gun

    Half-life seems to be on near permanent hold, but at least we can glean some insight into what might once have been. Junction Point’s cancelled Half-life game came up in Warren Spector’s Reddit AMA overnight. Commenting that he isn’t sure whether he’ll get into legal trouble for discussing the project, Spector gave a few comments […]

  • Destiny: exclusive shader, emblem on offer with Nepal benefit shirt

    Destiny developer Bungie has asked Guardians to offer their aid, and they’ve already responded in troves. A new Destiny shirt added to the Bungie Store is the object of a fundraising drive to provide aid in Nepal following a devastating earthquake this week. Bungie popped the pretty stylish shirt on sale earlier today, offering an […]

  • What does the creator of Deus Ex think of Human Revolution and Mankind Divided?

    Deus Ex creator Warren Spector seems pretty positive about the direction the sci-fi series has followed under Square Enix’s hand. Deus Ex was created by Spector and his team at Ion Storm, and remained with Eidos after the developer shuttered. When Square Enix purchased the British publisher, it put new studio Eidos Montreal to work […]

  • Protest Goat secures future for Elite Dangerous destruction derbies

    One of the stranger and more beautiful stories to manifest in the gaming world this week, I think. Elite: Dangerous has given birth to an unintended, emergent style of gameplay; a destruction derby like affair where players gather in no combat areas to both race and gleefully smash into each other until a victor limps […]

  • Destiny’s stunning landscapes captured in panoramas

    Destiny has some beautiful environments, which screenshots don’t necessarily do justice to. Walking around Destiny exclaiming over the lighting effects and the tiny animated details is the best way to experience Bungie’s tremendous achievements, but these panorama images stitched together from in-game screenshots are a good second. Click to see them fullsize. Redditor CenturyEagle made […]

  • Star Wars Disney Infinity re-release on the cards – rumour

    Star Wars is a no-brainer for Disney Infinity, and at long last it looks like it’s happening. A Star Wars re-release called Disney Infinity 3.0 has reportedly leaked from German retailers. We have to lable this one a rumour as we haven’t seen the original source, but the story was originally reported by DisKingdom, which […]

  • Award-winning mobile indie Monument Valley out now on Windows Phone

    Windows Phone’s game selection can be a bit restrictive, but has expanded delightfully today: Monument Valley is now available. Monument Valley is one of those gorgeous, mind-bending puzzlers the indie scene produces on the regular, winning awards and consuming everyone’s lives for weeks on end. Developed by Ustwo Games, with beautiful, understated art from Ken […]

  • Old-school EverQuest servers safe from legal troubles thanks to Daybreak agreement

    EverQuest rights holder Daybreak Game Company given its blessing to the wonderful Project 1999. EverQuest: Project 1999 is one of those lovely ideas that it are all too often crushed by the realities of the games industry. An entirely fan-managed affair, it provides an emulated version of the classic EverQuest experience, which is no longer […]

  • Free Dragon Age short stories fill us in on Corypheus’s followers

    Dragon Age: Inquisition developer BioWare invites you to learn more about the lore and characters that make up its beautiful role-playing setting. Dragon Age is set in Thedas, a world still only partially revealed by the three core games to date. BioWare puts a heck of a lot of work into its worldbuilding, employing a […]

  • Remember that gorgeous Luminous Engine tech demo? It now utilizes DirectX 12

    Remember the gorgeous Luminous Engine tech demo Square Enix showed off three years ago? The firm showed it again at Microsoft’s Build Conference, this time utilizing DirectX 12. The Witch Chapter 0 [cry] real-time tech demo was created from research Square conducted using real-time CG technology and DX12 in collaboration with Microsoft and Nvidia. The […]

  • Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones sneaks onto GOG and Steam services

    Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones can now be purchased through GOG and Steam. On both services it will run you £12.99/€14.99/$14.99. Links here and here. The game features: Fully explorable ‘Metroidvania’ style overworld, laying siege to a diabolical cloning facility with varied and detailed environments. A variety of special equipment to unlock new […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare DLC Ascendance has arrived on PC, PlayStation consoles

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare players on PC and PlayStation consoles can now download the Ascendance DLC. The second content pack contains the OHM weapon, the OHM Werewolf custom variant, and the second entry in the Exo Zombies saga, Infection. Four new maps are also included: Perplex, Site 244, Climate, and Chop Shop. Ascendance was […]

  • Latest Xbox 360 system update is live, now supports 2TB hard drives

    Xbox 360 now supports 2TB hard drives via the latest system update for the console. Support for the drives was announced earlier this month and has been available for preview members. “In addition we will also no longer reserve space in advance on your hard drive,” said the firm. “If you are using 16GB of […]

  • Kickstarter for Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee launches tomorrow

    Playtonic Games has announced the Kickstarter campaign for its spiritual successor to the Banjo Kazooie series, Yooka-Laylee, will launch tomorrow. The title of the game was announced today along with the Kickstarter date. Formerly known as Project Ukulele, the 3D platformer is said to be “between the size of Banjo-Kazooie and Banjo-Tooie,” and stars Yooka […]

  • Console version of Mistwalker’s Terra Battle is in development

    Now that Mistwalker’s Terra Battle has surpassed 2 million downloads on mobile, the developer is now working on a console version of the tactical RPG. As part of the original Download Starter campaign, the 2 million milestone means the company will begin development on Terra Battle’s console version with details to be announced at a […]

  • Prison break game The Escapists is heading to PlayStation 4 from May 29

    The Escapists, Mouldy Toof’s prison break game originally released as a timed console exclusive Xbox One, has a release date for PlayStation 4. For those unfamiliar with the title, which is also a PC release, it tasks players’ time management skills as they do a bit of digging and crafting, and other prison-type stuff as […]

  • Dead Island 2 delayed into 2016 to ensure series is “taken to the next level”

    Dead Island 2 has been delayed into 2016 by Yager in order to ensure the sequel “takes Dead Island to the next level.” According to a tweet from the developer, it set “big goal” for the game, and in order to deliver what fans expect, the team needs more time to reach development goals. “We […]

  • Project Cars: here’s a list of all available cars at launch

    Project Cars will contain many, many cars and if we are counting correctly, there will be 74 total at launch. The standard edition contains 65 total, and when factoring the free car as well as the Modified and Limited Edition cars packs, you can add an additional nine cars to the mix. Comb through the […]

  • Competitive matchmaking support is coming to Team Fortress 2

    Team Fortress 2 will soon feature support for competitive matchmaking, which Valve says is a “high priority” project for it at the moment. According to a report from TeamFortress.tv, which visited Valve headquarters recently, Valve is looking into the possibility of 6v6 or 9v9 matches 9v9, a possible quick play option and it is also […]

  • GTA 5 PC patch fixes garage, Job crashes – full notes here

    Rockstar has pushed out a 353 MB patch for GTA 5 on PC The patch fixes a number of annoying bugs related to vehicles and garages, some deathmatch issues and purchase errors. It should also fix various freezing and crashing bugs, as well as a little issue with Steam. Time will tell if the patch […]

  • Fire Emblem If will come in White Kingdom and Black Kingdom versions with amiibo support

    We’ve finally got some juicy details on the next Fire Emblem game, but the most interesting aspect is that there will be two versions of the game. According to Siliconera, who translated an interview between Intelligent Systems and 4Gamer, there will a White Kingdom and a Black Kingdom version that offer different aspects of the […]

  • Deception 4: The Nightmare Princess heads west with “Golden Toilet” pre-order bonus

    Deception 4: The Nightmare Princess will debut on western PlayStation 4 systems this summer, Koei Tecmo has announced. It is also coming to PS3 and Vita. The game was produced by Keisuke Kikuchi of Fatal Frame fame and takes up where Deception 4: Blood Ties left off allowing players to relive Laegrinna’s pursuit to free […]

  • Nintendo US eShop update: Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario demo, Paper Mario, more

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with a demo of Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition, Paper Mario on Virtual Console, and amiibo Tap. The full update is below. eShop update amiibo Tap – free – Wii U Star Wars Pinball DLC – Wii U Paper Mario – Wii U […]

  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided PC port handed off to Nixxes

    The PC port of the new Deus Ex has been handed over to Netherlands based studio, Nixxes software. After the initial reveal trailer at the beginning of April, we’ve only had a few morsels in the way of additional news. The most intriguing tidbit to date has got to be the fact that you’ll be […]

  • First-ever PC Gaming Show to take place at E3 2015 in June

    PC gaming will finally have its very own E3 press conference this year, thanks to PC Gamer and AMD. The PC Gaming Show will take place on June 16 at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles and it will be livestreamed on Twitch. PC Gamer said speakers at the presentation will include representatives from Blizzard, […]