EA just announced sign-ups for the closed alpha of Battlefield 1 Incursions, a new 5v5 competitive mode that allows only one vehicle per team. The alpha, which debuts for selected players in September, will feature a scaled-down version of Battlefield 1's Giant’s Shadow map. Sign-ups end August 26 at 11:59 pm PDT.
A new expansion pack for The Sims 4, Cats & Dogs, is coming November 10th. Yes, you will be able to pet the dogs.
Today, Electronic Arts and the NFL announced the launch of the Madden NFL Club Championship, an esports event that involves all 32 of the NFL’s teams. The competition, which will be part of this year’s Madden NFL Championship Series, starts on August 22, which is the game’s preorder release day. Starting today,…
An update today from BioWare confirmed that Mass Effect: Andromeda will indeed not be getting any new content.
Battlefield 1 will add a new feature to the game that grants characters perks and special abilities. These specializations are live for testing and look to change the game in a big way.
Let’s be clear, NBA Live is not as good as NBA 2K. But EA’s series now has one clear advantage over its rival, in that it’s going to have WNBA players and teams available in its lineup.
The WNBA is coming to NBA Live 18, publisher EA said today. This is the WNBA’s first appearance in a basketball video game, although the NBA Live series has been shaky in recent years.
Dogs are basically perfect. The only real problem with them is that they eventually die. As a show of appreciation to a prominent member of Titanfall 2's community, Iniquity, Respawn is adding a banner emblazoned with his sadly deceased pup to the game.
Jason and I kick off our Kotaku Splitscreen E3 coverage with reactions to EA and Microsoft’s press conferences. Is Xbox One X a good name? Was Janina Gavankar enough to carry EA’s disappointing show? Are we more stoked about BioWare’s Anthem than Destiny 2?
EA Play’s press conference was packed with thirty minutes of Star Wars: Battlefront II multiplayer but lots of people wanted to see the campaign. We did. After that showcase ended, I sat down to watch a developer-guided runthrough of an early story mission. The 15 minute sequence was full of dogfights, stealth…
EA Sports FIFA 18 on Nintendo Switch (yes that’s what Nintendo’s calling it) will include all the stuff FIFA games normally have minus the Alex Hunter story mode hyped at today’s EA event. Instead, the Switch version will have an exclusive “Kick Off” mode. Nintendo is calling it the “deepest portable FIFA ever.”
Electronic Arts just kicked off E3 2017 with an earlier than usual Saturday press conference. EA showed some Star Wars, some sports, some car chases, and a brand-new game from BioWare called Anthem. There was also a live drumline, in case you thought E3 needed more drumlines.
EA showed off some Battlefront II footage at today, and it looks awesome. According to EA boss Andrew Wilson, the developers considered all “constructive” criticism players had for the first game. They also claim BFII will have three times more content than the first game.
Here’s a brief teaser of BioWare’s next big new game, a brand new intellectual property called Anthem. Not much to say just yet, but EA says we’ll see more of it at Microsoft’s press conference tomorrow.
In addition to having the worst cover of all time, the new Madden will have a scripted story mode, following the successful NBA 2K series in its attempt to summon REAL DRAMA out of digital sports. Here’s hoping it’ll be good—and that you can skip the cutscenes. Trailer above, via EA’s press conference today.
Let the showcase of upcoming games begin! EA kicks off E3 2017 today with a presentation that starts at 3PM PT. If you want to see the latest on games like Star Wars Battlefront 2, FIFA, or BioWare’s next big project, you’ve come to the right place.
The new The Sims Game Pack, Parenthood, added a bunch of new ways for sim parents and children to interact. By sending presents and inviting children to hang out, Parenthood makes it feel a lot more like the parents are raising their children now, rather than just having smaller, louder roommates. They’re such good…
Today Electronic Arts revealed its next vroom-vroom game, Need for Speed Payback, which will be out November 10 for Xbox One, PS4, and PC.
The Sims’ new Game Pack, Parenthood, makes growing sims behave more like real life teens and children. While the new mechanics are fun, they’re also very stressful.