Entries in 'origin' (60)

Battlefield 4 mentioned in Medal of Honor listing

Battlefield 4 mentioned in Medal of Honor listing

It appears that Battlefield 4, and not Bad Company 3, will be the next entry in DICE’s series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2012 at 9:10AM in News
Steam and Origin "will have to facilitate" digital game re-sales

Steam and Origin "will have to facilitate" digital game re-sales

Digital retailers will be forced to provide the facility for customers to re-sell their digital purchases, the boss of digital trade-in specialist Green Man Gaming believes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2012 at 11:05AM in News
ANALYSIS: Social mobile turf war

ANALYSIS: Social mobile turf war

A war has erupted in the mobile games space, with two Japanese giants hoping to buy their way into the hearts of Western gamers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 27th 2012 at 2:24PM in News
EA Origin: 'Our aim is to be a better version    of Steam'

EA Origin: 'Our aim is to be a better version of Steam'

EA says it wants its Origin download platform to be a better version of all the other portals on the market.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 22nd 2012 at 11:01AM in News

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EA kicks off Origin sale

EA kicks off Origin sale

Hang on, don't discount promotions "cheapen intellectual property"?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2012 at 3:48PM in News
EA Origin's first year "a huge success"

EA Origin's first year "a huge success"

A year after EA first unleashed its digital download service Origin, the company’s senior VP of global e-commerce David DeMartini has christened its first 12 months as a “huge success”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2012 at 11:14AM in News
EA: Sim City due February 2013

EA: Sim City due February 2013

The new retail Sim City game will reach PC gamers next February, EA has announced.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 4th 2012 at 9:43PM in News
EA offers free publishing deal to crowd-funded projects

EA offers free publishing deal to crowd-funded projects

Having already squared off against Steam in the triple-A sector, EA now wants Origin to hold its own in the indie game scene.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 21st 2012 at 1:07PM in News

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EA's Origin boasts 11 million members, $150 million earned

EA's Origin boasts 11 million members, $150 million earned

Along with many other tidbits in today’s EA Q4 report are some new figures regarding the publisher’s digital distribution service Origin.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 8th 2012 at 6:14AM in News
EA reneges on Origin block policy

EA reneges on Origin block policy

Users who have been banned from EA’s Origin network will now be able to access the single player content of any games on their account.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2012 at 11:04AM in News
SimCity requires always-on internet connection

SimCity requires always-on internet connection

Buyers of EA’s upcoming SimCity PC game will need a constant internet connection to play it.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 29th 2012 at 11:02AM in News
Ken Levine upset over Mass Effect 3 ending saga

Ken Levine upset over Mass Effect 3 ending saga

Irrational founder Ken Levine says users calling for a revised Mass Effect 3 ending saddens him because they’d be left “disappointed”.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 21st 2012 at 10:26AM in News

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EA announces new Origin publishers

EA announces new Origin publishers

EA has announced the addition of several new publishing partners for its PC digital distribution platform Origin.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 15th 2012 at 6:07AM in News
Steam-bought EA games auto-added to Origin

Steam-bought EA games auto-added to Origin

It has emerged that EA’s PC download service Origin is auto-adding EA titles to gamer’s user lists that were purchased from a rival network.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 28th 2012 at 9:48AM in News
Free Battlefield 3 for Mass Effect 3 pre-orders

Free Battlefield 3 for Mass Effect 3 pre-orders

Those who have not yet pre-ordered the PC version of BioWare RPG sequel Mass Effect 3 have been offered a free copy of DICE shooter Battlefield 3 as an extra ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 15th 2012 at 12:19PM in News
11 publishers sign up to EA Origin

11 publishers sign up to EA Origin

Electronic Arts has brought several new third party partners onboard for its digital distribution service, Origin.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 25th 2012 at 10:37AM in News

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EA confirms Origin requirement for Mass Effect 3

EA confirms Origin requirement for Mass Effect 3

The PC version of upcoming RPG sequel Mass Effect 3 will, unsurprisingly, require users to download and install EA's Origin games service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2012 at 12:17PM in News
UPDATED: EA details Mass Effect 3 pre-order goodies

UPDATED: EA details Mass Effect 3 pre-order goodies

GameStop has revealed two exclusive in-game items that will be given to all who order Mass Effect 3 from the retailer in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2012 at 12:15PM in News
Star Wars: The Old Republic goes live

Star Wars: The Old Republic goes live

EA has switched on its servers for PC MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic two days ahead of its retail release.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 13th 2011 at 12:33PM in News
Capcom titles go live on EA Origin

Capcom titles go live on EA Origin

Electronic Arts has added another company to the list of rival publishers selling its games through EA's Origin download service.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 16th 2011 at 10:35AM in News
EA and Valve battling for Wii U online exclusivity?

EA and Valve battling for Wii U online exclusivity?

It’s perhaps one of the more far-fetched games rumours you’ll read today, but there’s no denying it’s a delicious one.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2011 at 8:32AM in News
EA to sell rivals' games through digital distribution

EA to sell rivals' games through digital distribution

Electronic Arts will soon start selling games made by its competitors.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Oct 27th 2011 at 5:32PM in News
EA's Origin draws 5m users

EA's Origin draws 5m users

More than five million gamers use EA’s online download platform Origin every day, says the publisher’s COO Peter Moore.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 19th 2011 at 9:55AM in News
Early access to Old Republic outlined

Early access to Old Republic outlined

BioWare has explained how gamers will be able to play Star Wars: The Old Republic before its release date.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 29th 2011 at 11:25AM in News
Battlefield 3 tops 1.25m pre-orders

Battlefield 3 tops 1.25m pre-orders

Around 1.25m consumers have put down pre-orders for EA’s upcoming FPS Battlefield 3, says CFO Eric Brown.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 8th 2011 at 9:31AM in News