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  • A screenshot from 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (image: EA)

    Review: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

    May 5, 2014 • Reviews, Top StoriesComments Off

    Every four years, the Beautiful Game kicks into World Cup mode, and in 2010 South Africa played host to a successful event. This year, another Southern Hemisphere country will have the honour of hosting the world’s best football teams, as the tournament...

  • Titanfall has been cancelled for release in South Africa (image: Respawn)

    Titanfall cancelled for South Africa

    March 7, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Games distributor Electronic Arts announced today that Respawn Entertainment’s highly-anticipated online-only multiplayer shooter Titanfall has been cancelled for retail release in South Africa – a week before it was scheduled. The company cited poor...

  • Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare gets new launch date

    January 17, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    One of the most highly-anticipated titles to come to the Xbox360 this year, Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare, has been delayed by a week. The title will now be launched in South Africa on 28 February. “Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare is a 3rd person...

  • SimCity will be receiving an update that will allow gamers to play the title offline (image: Maxis)

    SimCity gets offline mode

    January 14, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Games publisher Electronic Arts announced yesterday that their city building video game SimCity will be receiving an update that will allow gamers to play the title offline. The game has been plagued with issues since launch and the offline mode is a welcome...

  • A Ford GT goes Head-to-Head with a cop in Rivals (image: EA)

    Review: Need for Speed Rivals

    January 13, 2014 • ReviewsComments Off

    Electronic Arts released their new title in the Need For Speed (NFS) franchise to much excitement late last year. Being a spiritual successor to the publisher’s Hot Pursuit title, Rivals takes on a similar racer vs cop mechanic to enthral gamers. But is it...

  • A screenshot of FIFA 14 (image: EA)

    Review: FIFA 14

    October 30, 2013 • ReviewsComments Off

    The FIFA franchise of football titles is probably the most well-known among sports gamers, and together with PES, arguably the longest-running. With that comes a wealth of knowledge and experience that developer EA Canada put to good use in the latest...

  • A screenshot of Battlefield 4 (image: EA)

    Battlefield 4 Open beta gets a release date

    September 16, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Users waiting for Electronic Arts’ (EA) highly-anticipated first person shooter Battlefield 4, scheduled for launch on 29 October, will be able to get a first glimpse of the title when the game opens its doors to an open beta. EA’s CEO Peter Moore wrote...

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    In Pictures: Gamescom in Germany

    August 22, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off

    Any gamer worth their salt would know that the annual Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, is Europe’s biggest gaming conference, trade fare and exhibition. Every year, hundreds of developers and publishers flock to the event to announce and unveil new titles...

  • Battlefield 4 - Paracel Storm 3

    EA details Battlefield 4 Premium

    August 21, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    DICE, an Electronic Arts studio, today announced Battlefield 4 Premium, an exclusive membership for Battlefield fans that provides a wealth of new content to keep the action going all year long. Battlefield 4 Premium members will receive five themed digital...

  • The most advanced installment of Battlelog is set to deliver a new level of social integration (image: EA)

    EA details Battlefield 4’s new Battlelog

    July 26, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Electronic Arts will be releasing their highly-anticipated war shooter Battlefield 4 later this year. And with that comes a new Battlelog system to track gamers’ progress and statistic – and EA has revealed on how it will change. The most advanced...

  • The Sims 3 gets Island Paradise expansion pack

    June 28, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments (1)

    Today, Electronic Arts announced that The Sims 3 Island Paradise Expansion Pack for PC/Mac is now available across retailers worldwide, as well as in South Africa, and on Origin.com. For the first time ever, players can dive beneath the waves and explore what...

  • Mirror’s Edge reboot in early stages of development

    June 12, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments (1)

    DICE, a studio of Electronic Arts and developer of the Battlefield franchise, announced that the reboot to fan-favourite Mirror’s Edge is in early stages of development. Mirror’s Edge was first introduced in 2008 and fans quickly elevated the game’s...

  • Electronic Arts South Africa officially closes down

    June 6, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    There has been a lot of speculation and murmurs in the media lately surround the fate of Electronic Arts South Africa, as many suggested that the company might be closing their doors in Johannesburg. While EA Global confirmed in the past that the company had...

  • Crysis 3 DLC gets release date

    June 3, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Electronic Arts and Crytek announced that the Crysis 3: The Lost Island multiplayer DLC pack will be made available on June 4th for the Xbox 360 for 1200 Microsoft points, and the PlayStation 3 and PC for £11.99. The DLC pack will be showcasing four new...

  • EA announces Need for Speed Rivals for Xbox One

    May 27, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Electronic Arts today announced Need for Speed Rivals, an action/racing game created by an inspired new development team, using a powerful engine and delivering next-generation gameplay. Need for Speed Rivals is being developed by EA’s newest studio Ghost...

  • The Sims 4 announced for 2014

    May 7, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Maxis and Electronic Arts today announced that The Sims 4 is currently in development at The Sims Studio for release on PC and Mac in 2014. The Sims 4 celebrates the heart and soul of the Sims themselves, giving players a deeper connection with the most...