Apex Legends

Apex Legends is a battle royale game set in the Titanfall universe. Squads of 3 Players, using characters with unique abilities, land on an island and fight to be the last team standing. Publisher: Electronic Arts Playerbase: High Type: Battle Royale Release Date: February 04, 2019 Pros: +Large, vibrant map. +Variety of weapons & items. +Cosmetics & account levels add [...]

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Electronic Arts Stops Selling FIFA Points In Belgium Amid Lootbox Legal Controversy

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After months of dragging their feet, Electronic Arts has finally decided to abide by the Belgian Gaming Commission’s ruling against lootboxes. In a statement on EA’s official site, the publisher announced that they will cease selling premium FIFA Points in Belgium by the end of the month. “After further discussions with the Belgian authorities, we have decided to stop offering [...]

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Electronic Arts Launches Origin Access Premier With Anthem Head Start, Discontinues ‘On The House’ Program

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Subscribing to Electronic Art’s Origin Access not only gives you instant access to hundreds of games, you also get access to DLC’s and expansions, a 10-hour free trial for new games, and a 10% discount on new purchases. If you’re looking for a little more exclusivity though, you might want to try out EA’s newly-launched Origin Access Premier. For an [...]

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Belgium Investigating Star Wars Battlefront 2 For Gambling, EA Claims Innocence

The narrative around the Star Wars Battlefront 2 lootbox controversy took another interesting turn today. The Belgian government has opened an investigation against Electronic Arts and Activision Blizzard over loot boxes. On November 15th when the Belgian Gaming Commission announced it had launched an investigation to determine if loot boxes in Star Wars Battlefront 2 and Overwatch constituted gambling. Companies [...]

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Voice Actors End 11-Month Strike Against Video Game Companies

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The Screen Actors Guild – American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, or SAG-AFTRA, ended their 11-month strike against big-name video game companies as both parties reached a tentative agreement last weekend. According to Polygon, the boycott began in October 2016 following 19 months of failing negotiations between voice actors and video game industry leaders for additional compensation, particularly for [...]

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EA Tempted By The Dark Side: Charges $1100 For Mobile Game Characters

How frustrating it must be for traditional game studios to spend years developing a triple-A title which only sells for $60 while fly-by-night mobile studios can get away with $100+ "micro" transactions via their Bejeweled clones. You could almost sympathize with a company like Electronic Arts for finally succumbing, through seething envy, to the Dark Side. As reported by redditor /u/AlbertMyers, EA [...]

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