Entries in 'origin' (60)

Origin is selling Valve games

Origin is selling Valve games

Many of EA’s titles may remain unavailable on Valve’s Steam network. But right now US gamers can buy three different Valve titles on EA’s Origin download service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2011 at 3:57PM in News
EA downplays Origin exclusivity fears

EA downplays Origin exclusivity fears

The European boss of EA has said that the publisher won’t make the digital versions of its games exclusive to its new and upcoming Origin retail portal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 30th 2011 at 12:16PM in News
EA hopes to resolve issues with Steam

EA hopes to resolve issues with Steam

Electronic Arts has said it wants to "work out an agreement" with Valve that will see its games return to the Steam download service.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 29th 2011 at 12:10PM in News
INTERVIEW: Jeff Karp, EA

INTERVIEW: Jeff Karp, EA

EA’s ‘casual’ division EA Play may not, at first glance, be the cutting edge of the company. It looks after family oriented products like The Sims (11-years-old and counting) and Harry ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 26th 2011 at 1:46PM in News

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EA not inviting Steam to the Battlefield 3 party

EA not inviting Steam to the Battlefield 3 party

In the latest development on the seemingly bubbling feud between publisher EA and Valve’s digital retail portal, claims are circulating that Battlefield 3 will not be available to buy through ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2011 at 1:40PM in News
Mass Effect 3 gets Origin-exclusive content

Mass Effect 3 gets Origin-exclusive content

Publisher EA is making good on its promise to reward those who shun rival retailers and buy direct from its own portal by dishing out freebies with upcoming RPG Mass ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2011 at 4:24PM in News
Origin on iOS mirrors Xbox Live feature set

Origin on iOS mirrors Xbox Live feature set

Publisher EA has for the first time detailed exactly how its freshly launched content portal Origin will work on iOS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2011 at 1:03PM in News
EA: Valve pulled Crysis 2

EA: Valve pulled Crysis 2

Publisher EA has denied that it took the decision to remove Crysis 2 from Valve's download service Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2011 at 9:31AM in News

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Crysis 2 yanked from Steam

Crysis 2 yanked from Steam

In a move that was perhaps always an inevitability, publisher EA looks to have played its next move in its strategic kerfuffle against Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2011 at 10:19AM in News
EA announces Steam rival

EA announces Steam rival

Publisher EA has today launched a direct rival to leading PC digital distribution portal Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2011 at 2:19PM in News