You know how these days you just download your PC games, maybe tweak a few settings? As Redditor FhjullForkedTongue points out, back in 1991 PC game installation was a bit more intense. DIRE WARNINGS FOLLOW.
EA Access, a subscription program that allows people to play and download a variety of Electronic Arts games, is coming to PC, the publisher said today.
Origin accounts are becoming EA accounts. If you’ve got an Origin account, check your email for a message like the one I received today. Then nod thoughtfully, because it’s an automatic process and there’s nothing you need to do.
The Sims is a very additive game. It never really stops or “ends” the way many single-player games do; it just keeps getting bigger and bigger. This week, a handful of small but much-needed new tools dropped into The Sims 4.
No more obnoxious switching.
Origin is updating the hell out of this guy's copy of Dragon Age: Inquisition. Hopefully Redditor theadventuringpanda will let us all know how the next game is once it's done.
The old-school business sim game Theme Hospital is currently free on Origin, EA just announced. Go get it—stat!
A number of people across the web say they're seeing fraudulent charges on their EA Origin accounts—though a representative for the publisher says there's no evidence of a hack.
Forget the busted remake. Forget the cash-hungry mobile games. The best SimCity Maxis ever made is still available, and as of now it's a free download on EA's Origin store.
System Shock, one of the most innovative and beloved PC games of all time, could have also made an appearance on the...Sega Genesis. Though it was a bit of a long shot.
Maybe because it's never got a modern remake, maybe it's because you wore a silly red helmet, but EA's Crusader: No Remorse has never got the love and respect it deserves from a 21st century world. Maybe that'll change now that everybody can play the game for free.
Starting today, PC gamers will be able to play Battlefield 4 for a week free of charge—provided you have an internet connection and an Origin account. EA just announced a new trial period for its popular online multiplayer-friendly shooter as the latest installment in its newly-minted Origin Game Time program.
Electronic Arts recently released a lengthy trailer for The Sims 4, the upcoming installment in its popular series of life-simulation games. The new video contained a surprising hint that EA might be planning a "Premium" version of the new game.
Last night, the Facebook page for EA's Origin—a video game distribution service—asked a girl named Emily if she'd go out with a boy named Nathan.
Are you one of the PC gamers who prefers Origin to Steam?
If you visit the Origin homepage right now, this is the first thing you'll see. And when the bulk of Steam jokes run with the premise of people buying a ton of cheap games that you'll never play, this ad seems like a clear jab at Steam.
The big Battlefield news this week was about Hardline, but EA doesn't want you think that means it's forgotten about Battlefield 4. Longtime series developer Karl Magnus Troedsson wrote a blog post yesterday assuring fans of the still-struggling online multiplayer shooter that DICE will "continue to improve the BF4…