Category Archives: Origin
Tue, Dec 18, 2012 | 08:34 GMT
EA’s 12 days of Christmas sale on Origin is getting rather mega as we approach the big day, with Mass Effect 3, Mirror’s Edge and TellTale’s acclaimed Walking Dead series. Get the details below.
Thu, Dec 13, 2012 | 05:54 GMT
Thu, Dec 13, 2012 | 05:28 GMT
Registration for E3 2013 has been opened for media and industry today. The world of gaming comes together in June for all the big announcements in gaming. With next-gen consoles lingering on the horizon and their launch titles sure to hit hard, this is one to be at.
Fri, Dec 07, 2012 | 15:56 GMT
Bioware’s handing out free Dragon Age: Origins and Dragon Age 2 items if you log into Origin through this promo page. According to PC Gamer, you don’t even need to own the games to receive 40 items of loot. All items were originally handed out as promotional items and the only exclusion is the Fan Reward Pack which was given to 2011 San Diego Comic-Con attendees.
Fri, Nov 30, 2012 | 14:56 GMT
EA will host an Advent Calendar sale on Origin, which offers European users daily deals from December 1 until Christmas Day.
Thu, Nov 29, 2012 | 21:47 GMT
Wed, Nov 14, 2012 | 13:10 GMT
Origin has been hit by a string of hacks recently, according to threads of disgruntled games on EA’s forum claiming their their account has been hijacked and that they can’t regain access due to the publisher’s iron clad security policy – specifically their date of birth password reminder system. One user has told VG247 all about his ongoing attempts to get his stolen account back.
Tue, Nov 13, 2012 | 15:11 GMT
The Sims 3 Seasons Expansion Pack is now available at retail and through Origin on PC and Mac, EA has announced.
Thu, Nov 08, 2012 | 05:11 GMT
Origin will be updated over the next few days with a couple of new features including TwitchTV integration and the ability to add non-Origin titles to your collection.
Thu, Nov 01, 2012 | 19:45 GMT
Electronic Arts has announced that those who pre-order Crysis 3 will receive a digital download of the original entry in the series for free.
Fri, Oct 26, 2012 | 10:30 BST
Tue, Oct 23, 2012 | 02:27 BST
The Wii U’s online identity system hasn’t been fully detailed yet, but we now know that EA games at the very least will require a second layer of authentication.
Wed, Oct 17, 2012 | 15:09 BST
Ravaged, the new FPS multiplayer online game from 2 Dawn Games is now available for PC through Steam, Rain Digital Games, 2DawnGames, GameStop, Gamers Gate, Origin, and GameFly. If you would like to try it out first, you can download the demo through the links as well, which allows you to compete in-game with those who own the retail version.
Tue, Oct 16, 2012 | 21:32 BST
Mass Effect 3 players can now download the Groundside Resistance weapon pack for the single-player portion of the game.
Tue, Oct 16, 2012 | 09:46 BST
Mon, Oct 15, 2012 | 05:08 BST
Over the weekend, Origin awarded $20 vouchers to users in certain territories who completed a survey on the digital distribution service; unfortunately for the publisher’s coffers, the multiple-use code which unlocked the voucher was rapidly distributed around the Internet, resulting in some end users grabbing a hefty slice of EA’s PC catalogue for free. The code has since been shut down, and it’s not clear whether those who utilised it will find these ethically ambiguous acquisitions removed from their Origin accounts.
Sat, Oct 13, 2012 | 22:36 BST
Batman: Arkham Asylum, Arkham City, F.E.A.R., Mass Effect 3, Bulletstorm, Skyrim, Dishonored and many, many more lovely games are on sale this weekend through digital PC outlets. Both the Batmans are$10 each, so is F.E.A.R.; ME3 is $12 and Bulletstorm is a whopping $5. Those who are fans of The Sherlock Holmes games, can pick up a collection on Steam for $8.74. It does our head in, really. If you want a comprehensive list of all the sales, head on over to Shack where the lovely Alice O’Connor has the low down on all the savings.
Sat, Oct 13, 2012 | 19:34 BST
Ravaged, the new multiplayer online game from 2 Dawn Games, releases next week on PC, and to show what’s in store for players, a trailer has been released.
Wed, Oct 10, 2012 | 11:02 BST
The Sims 3 developer, Maxis, has announced its to release an expansion in January 2013 that will add content from the 70s, 80s and 90s. The expansion is cannily titled “70s, 80s & 90s Stuff”.
Grab the full video broadcast on Origin, which features updates on The Sims 3 and SimCity. Details of the 70s, 80s & 90s Stuff pack are around the 1 hr 12 minute mark.
Wed, Oct 03, 2012 | 13:40 BST
Command & Conquer: The Ultimate Collection is available to buy now, and it’s bloody cheap too. Get your war kick below.