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  • Blog Post: Get Wing Commander III: Heart Of The Tiger Free From EA Origin

    EA has swapped out its current free offering via the Origin “On the House” program. Gone is Peggle , and in its place is Chris Roberts’ (Star Citizen) beloved space-dogfighting game, Wing Commander III. Wing Commander III: Heart of the Tiger was developed by Origin Systems (no direct... More
  • Blog Post: EA Introduces 'Game Time' With 48 Hours Of Free Titanfall

    Starting today, you will be able to play Respawn's acclaimed sci-fi shooter for exactly two days through EA's new Game Time program. All you need is an Origin account. From the minute you start the game up, a timer starts for 48 hours. It doesn't end when the promotion ends, however. The... More
  • Blog Post: Peggle Now ‘On The House’ From EA And Origin

    EA’s next On the House game is available now. Peggle is the latest title to be offered free via EA’s digital distribution platform, Origin. The title joins a roster of titles that has included Dead Space, Battlefield 3, and Plants vs. Zombies. You can get your copy of Peggle by heading here... More
  • Blog Post: Battlefield 3 Is 'On The House' On Origin

    If you own a PC and don't know about EA's On The House promotions, you are missing out on free games. The most recent offering is DICE's Battlefield 3, which you can pick up with no strings attached via Origin. Battlefield 3 is a first-person military shooter with an emphasis on strategic... More
  • Blog Post: Plants Vs. Zombies Is Free From EA On Origin

    The original Plants vs. Zombies introduced us to warfare between spitting plants and shambling zombies. If you’ve never played PopCap's twist on tower defense (or simply have yet to get it on PC), you’re in luck. EA has rotated Plants vs. Zombies into the “On the House” program... More
  • Blog Post: Humble Origin Bundle Sets Record, Adds More Games

    The Humble Origin Bundle has generated over $9 million, setting a record for the charity service. Two games have also been added since the bundle's launch. The previous record was help by the Humble Indie Bundle 5, which generated just over $5 million. That bundle included Psychonauts, Limbo, Amnesia... More
  • Blog Post: EA's Humble Origin Bundle Is Live

    EA is the latest big publisher to offer a slate of back catalog titles for not a lot of money. EA's Humble Origin Bundle includes up to eight titles, if you beat the average. You can pay what you want and walk away with: Dead Space (Origin, Steam) Burnout Paradise: The Ultimate Box (Origin, Steam... More
  • Blog Post: Aliens Invade Battlefield Heroes In New Trailer

    Battlefield Heroes is a game about the National and Royal armies blasting each other in a cartoonish, lighthearted environment – now with aliens. Battlefield is experiencing an alien invasion, with the aliens set on selling their technology to fuel the flames of war. New weapons are available today... More
  • Blog Post: EA's Origin Game Download Service Now Available For Macs

    Electronic Arts' PC download service is no longer exclusively for PC games. Now you can use it download Mac compatible games, as well. Along with all the requisite features from the PC version of Origin, like cloud saves and social networking options, you will also be able to buy a game once and... More
  • Blog Post: EU Rules You Can Sell Your Digital Game Licenses

    The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that publishers cannot prevent you from selling your licenses for digital content, effectively allowing the sale of used downloadable games. There is nothing wrong with publishers including disclaimers in their license agreements saying that you can't... More
  • Blog Post: EA Luring Kickstarter Games To Origin

    EA announced it will waive distribution fees on Origin for crowd-funded games for 90 days. The program is only available to projects that are fully-funded, complete and ready-to-publish. “The public support for crowd-funding creative game ideas coming from small developers today is nothing short... More
  • Blog Post: EA Updates Origin Policy

    Electronic Arts has revised its policy towards banned or suspended accounts. Now those afflicted can play single-player and other aspects of their title despite their status. Previously, if you were banned or suspended due to a violation in multiplayer, you couldn't access the single-player, DLC... More
  • Blog Post: SEGA Signs Up With Origin

    EA said today that SEGA will begin offering its PC titles through its digital store Origin. The first title being offered, Total War Shogun 2: Fall of the Samurai, is now available for pre-order. "By partnering with publishers like SEGA, we're able to bring even more of the industry's best... More
  • Blog Post: Update: Mass Effect 3 Has Trouble Importing Your Shepard

    Update: BioWare's Chris Priestly has made a comment on the company's official forums regarding the problems players are having with importing custom Commander Shepards. Priestly writes: " We are aware that some players are having issues importing the faces of characters from Mass Effect... More
  • Blog Post: EA Adding Social Functions To FIFA Street

    All you have to do is make yet another account on yet another digital retail service and you can share videos with all of your friends who have done the same. Not only can you share the videos you take of the awesome (or terrifically stupid) things that you pull off in-game, but you can track your friends'... More
  • Blog Post: Trion Worlds' Rift & More Coming To EA's Origin

    Electronic Arts is growing its stable of games available on its Origin download service with new partnerships with 11 publishers, including Trion Worlds, who will be bringing Rift to Origin. The MMORPG is the first game officially announced from this deal, which also includes publisher and developers... More
  • Blog Post: Origin Required For Digital, Physical Copies Of Mass Effect 3 On PC

    If you want to take a stand against EA's PC download service Origin and you're looking forward to playing Mass Effect 3, it looks like you'll be playing the game on console. According to a post on BioWare's forums, Origin is required to play the PC game, whether you plan on downloading... More
  • Blog Post: Rumor: Wii U To Have Open Online System, Possibly Using EA Origin

    With new game hardware finally on the way after five-plus years of using the same systems, it's time for the rumor floodgates to open. I recommend taking this info with a heavy grain of salt and preparing to not have a real answer until whenever Nintendo decides to spill the good about the Wii U... More
  • Blog Post: Third Parties Sign On To EA's Origin Service

    EA's Origin service is looking more like a viable competitor to Valve's Steam. In addition to offering game exclusivity , EA has announced that a number of third-party publishers are signing on to deliver their games through Origin. “Since launch, we’ve had overwhelming support from... More
  • Blog Post: Valve Wants EA Games Back On Steam

    Valve head Gabe Newell says he wants to convince EA that keeping its titles on Steam is a smart move. Will EA listen? If you're a PC gamer, chances are you use Steam as your gaming hub. With built-in community tools, great sales, and automatic game patches, it's everything that the failed Games... More
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