You Can't Buy Battlefield 3 on Steam

The latest casualty of the EA/Origin-Steam war is Battlefield 3, a title of no small consequence to the PC gaming community. Electronic Arts has confirmed the heavily anticipated combat shooter will not be sold through PC gaming's dominant digital distribution service, apparently for the same reasons that have seen… » 8/05/11 11:00pm 8/05/11 11:00pm

EA Blames Post-Release Policies for Crysis 2's Disappearance from Steam

Electronic Arts has followed its claim that Steam "expelled" the EA-published Crysis 2 with an explanation that some EA games will not be available over Steam, the leading PC download service, because of a dispute over how they are patched and updated. This comes, of course, a month after EA opened Origin, its own… » 7/06/11 8:30pm 7/06/11 8:30pm

EA Says It Was Valve Who 'Expelled' Crysis 2 from Steam

EA and Crytek's Crysis 2 was available on Valve's Steam service until this week. Now it's available "only on Origin," Electronic Arts' new digital store (and a few others, actually). Despite the change and conjecture about the motivations behind it, EA says it was not behind the decision to pull Crysis 2 from Steam. » 6/15/11 3:40pm 6/15/11 3:40pm